Gartner Outlines 5 Cloud Computing Trends – What They Really Mean


Recently Gartner has come up with a press release which talks about Five Cloud Computing Trends That Will Affect Cloud Strategy Through 2015. The release talks about 5 points – (1) Formal Decision Frameworks Facilitate Cloud Investment Optimization, (2) Hybrid Cloud Computing Is an Imperative, (3) Cloud Brokerage Will Facilitate Cloud Consumption, (4) Cloud-Centric Design … Continue reading

Forrester says Future of Cloud is SaaS


Well … they have not actually said it but the data provided in their report on “Sizing the Cloud – Understanding and Quantifying the Future of Cloud Computing” implies so. The projection claims that going forward more than 80% of US cloud revenue will be from SaaS. This trend will continue for next 10 years. … Continue reading

Forrester says Facebook NOT likely to drive eCommerce


What is your reaction to this? Are you saying … …yes, I knew it …the study is b******t The study is based on the response from 102 online retailers. In a nutshell the study concludes that: “…most eBusiness companies in retail, Facebook is unlikely to correlate directly to near-term sales. A few pockets of success, … Continue reading

SOA Trends – Minus the Hype


Why has SOA risen like a phoenix from the ashes after it was declared as dead by Burton Group (now Gartner) analyst Anne Thomas Manes? Is it because the end of slowdown is in sight or is there some other reason? Recent statistics from Forrester says that the adoption of SOA is strong even during … Continue reading

Technology Direction – Forrester and Gartner


Both Gartner and Forrester came up with their technology prediction this month. It is interesting to compare the two – here is a comparison. Topic Forrester: The Top 15 Technology Trends EA Should Watch (here) Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2010 (here) Remarks Web 2.0 Social Computing In And Around The Enterprise … Continue reading