Tag Archives : #AcrossTheNet

DCD: Shift in the data centre facility market?

InsightaaS: The December issue of DatacenterDynamics Magazine contains an intriguing article on the simultaneous interest from several telcos in selling off data centre facilities. The article highlights AT&T’s intention to sell $2 billion worth of data centres, Tata Communications’ sale of 44 facilities in India, Windstream Communications sales of its data centres, and current plans […]


Gracely and Miniman

Wikibon: Understanding Hybrid Cloud Deployment Models

InsightaaS: Wikibon has released an interesting video discussing several different approaches to hybrid computing – one which helps clarify both deployment options and the positioning of various suppliers. The video begins with Wikibon analyst Brian Gracely observing that “hybrid cloud is not a physical thing,” which means that it can be defined and deployed in different […]

SaaS Capital: No Churn – Keep customers and improve your SaaS company valuation (2015 update)

InsightaaS: SaaS Capital has just released a new whitepaper, one which dovetails neatly with the focus of the TCBC group focused on financing cloud businesses. It provides a clear perspective, backed by both research and experience, on the connection between customer churn and valuation. The impact of churn on revenue and growth – the twin […]

Growth and Value

Paul Lewis HDS

At the juncture of data lakes and C3PO

InsightaaS: One of the bloggers that ATN follows closely is Paul Lewis, CTO for Hitachi Canada, who uses a variety of comedic twists to make serious points about Big Data. Paul’s most recent post, “The Brain of a Grumbling Droid … Adding Data Lakes to Enterprise Information Management,” is a great example of this mixture of […]

TechRepublic: Gartner declares IaaS race decided, AWS wins

InsightaaS: Much has been written about Gartner’s recent take on the IaaS market (including a brief piece that I published in the TCBC forum on LinkedIn). The linkedIn piece focuses on the contention that buyers should beware of suppliers other than AWS, Microsoft and Google. Today’s featured post, from TechRepublic, takes a somewhat different approach. It highlights […]