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May 27, 2016  10:38 AM

The incredible shrinking Hewlett Packard – where does it go next?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
AWS, cloud, Dell, HP, HPE, IaaS, IBM, Mergers & Acquisitions, SaaS, Salesforce.com, Server

In 2011, Hewlett Packard’s annual revenue was $127bn, making it the largest technology company in the world by sales at that time – yet its market worth was a comparatively meagre $42bn. It had just

April 24, 2015  12:32 PM

Amazon Web Services is showing traditional IT players how they need to change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Amazon, AWS, Cloud Computing, HP, IaaS, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, PaaS, Public Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is clearly doing something right. The e-commerce giant has split out AWS revenues for the first time in its latest financial results, revealing


March 27, 2014  4:45 PM

Cloud economics will challenge every IT supplier

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Google, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

The over-used phrase "price war" has rarely had a lot of relevance in the corporate IT market.

At best, we may have seen PC or server makers cutting prices by a few percentage points, or more typically bundling in new features to keep prices steady.

But now


November 29, 2012  3:47 PM

The economics of the cloud in action

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Amazon, Cloud Computing, Google, IaaS, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Software licensing, Windows

Compare and contrast the following excerpts from Computer Weekly news stories in the past few days:

27 November: Google is expanding its infrastructure-as-a-service cloud computing platform into Europe and


September 21, 2012  1:05 PM

What the cloud means (and it isn’t cutting costs)

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Amazon, cloud, Cloud Computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Software as a Service

What are the first words that come to mind when you think of the cloud? Low cost, perhaps. Pay as you go, maybe. Probably also: not secure, too complex, regulatory headaches,


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