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451 Cloud Price Index finds big saving in multi-vendor sourcing

An abundance of assumptions have appeared in the discourse around public cloud procurement – that public cloud is always cheaper than private deployments, that cloud services are essentially an undifferentiated commodity purchase, that migration to public cloud is a simple process, or that the best deal can be found by sourcing from the market leading, […]

Owen Rogers, research director, 451 Research Digital Economics Unit

Rhonda Ascierto, research director, datacenter technologies & eco-efficient IT, 451 Research

451 Research: Schneider Electric dances on its toes in response to changing datacenter demand 2

While the single cloud is no longer on the futurists’ radar, in their research into Schneider Electric’s evolving data centre strategy presented below, 451 Research analysts Rhonda Ascierto and Andy Lawrence explore some of the market response to a particular form of consolidation – the rise of the hyperscale facility, and the decline of the on-premise enterprise […]


451 Research: View Technologies launches real-time, location-based RFID service for IoT item visibility

A convention has built around the Internet of Things which measures IoT market potential in terms of the number of devices that will be connected by a certain date. While this guestimation may offer some rough parameters for overall market size – give or take a billion or two devices – a more interesting view […]

Ryan Martin, associate analyst, IoT and Wearables Technologies

Brian Partridge, VP, research & consulting, 451 Research

451 Research: MWC 2015 – the brewing battle over low-power wide-area IoT networks

InsightaaS: Not all IoT traffic is created equal – or so it would seem from the explosion of interest that is building in low power, long-range radio technologies that can take advantage of underused spectrum to support IoT applications. In the research report below, 451 Research analyst Brian Partridge delivers the buzz from Mobile World […]


451 Research: Software-defined storage – a proxy for storage transformation

InsightaaS: Time was, storage transformation was a lot about falling prices, but as 451 storage research VP Simon Robinson explains in the article below, storage is now having to play catch up with compute virtualization in the data centre. If “software-defined storage” – a “proxy” that Robinson believes stands in for several transformational disruptions that have […]

Simon Robinson, research VP, storage, 451 Research