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Data centre options in a post-Brexit world  

In a recent conversation with a senior executive at a rapidly expanding, Toronto-based cloud provider, an inevitable point of discussion was European expansion. Like many organizations with eyes on that part of the world, the plan was to set up a London, UK office. While that plan will likely follow through, the executive admitted his […]

Penny Jones, senior analyst, European Services, 451 Research

Peter Christy, director, networking practice, 451 Research

451 Research: The Open Compute Project; open is one thing, interoperable is another  

In IT parlance, “open” is often used synonymously with interoperable, but is that really end of story? In this special report presented below, 451 research director for networks, Peter Christy, reconsiders levels of success achieved by open initiatives such as the Open Compute Project in ensuring that compute components work together and that systems can […]


451 Research: IoT security M&A, Part 2

IoT presents a compelling demonstration of fragmentation in emerging markets. While IoT solutions combine a mix of components from multiple vendors across the ICT stack, they frequently attempt to merge technologies from different sides of the IT/OT platform divide – in vertically oriented solutions that seek to solve business problems, rather than upgrade technology capabilities […]

Christian Renaud, research director, Internet of Things, 451 Research

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Cloud cost reporting: more than just small change

InsightaaS: Analyst firms play many different roles in the IT industry. Most offer some level of opinion; some offer data, often instead of informed commentary. A select few are able to combine real research with perspective that helps companies to adopt and use leading-edge technologies. 451 Research is part of this select group. 451 the […]


451 Research: ERM Advanced Telematics betting on IoT opportunity beyond traditional telematics

InsightaaS perspective: One of the more intriguing aspects of IoT is the concept’s service as a springboard for conjuring new technology use cases. In a recent report, 451 Researchers Brian Partridge, David Immerman and Christian Renaud have considered the opportunities this kind of visioning offers to existing tech firms – in this case, to ERM […]

Christian Renaud, research director, Internet of Things, 451 Research