451 Research - Biography

Daniel Beazer
Senior Analyst EMEA

Daniel Beazer joined 451 Research in February 2011 as Senior Research Analyst, EMEA, covering the hosting, cloud computing, CDN and datacenter markets in the region.

Before joining 451 Research, Daniel headed up Internap Network Services' European business, starting Internap's datacenter, hosting, IP and CDN businesses from scratch in the UK, and then, more recently, leading the company's expansion into continental Europe. Prior to the wider management role, Daniel held the position of European counsel at Internap. Educated at Oxford University, Daniel is also a member of the Bar of England and Wales.

Reports by this Analyst

European regulatory and legal roundup
HITS Insight - July, 2012
A look at the latest in compliance around the region.
Savvis steps up EMEA enterprise push
HITS Insight - July, 2012
Savvis is looking to position itself as the helping hand for enterprises wanting to move applications to the cloud.
ControlCircle targets enterprises with Hybrix
HITS Insight - July, 2012
London headquartered hosting company adds IaaS to its cloud portfolio
The real meaning of outages; even the basics can trip you up, part III
HITS Insight - July, 2012
A recent outage at Level 3's London facility provides a good lesson in disaster-recovery planning.
Telefónica launches Instant Servers, pushes HTML5
HITS Insight - July, 2012
Spanish carrier puts debt difficulties to one side as it continues cloud push.
ThinkGrid broadens SaaS portfolio with Soonr
HITS Insight - July, 2012
UK-based channel shop looking to find more alliance with ISVs as it heads down a SaaS path.
Jimdo turns down funding
HITS Insight - July, 2012
Shared hosting startup Jimdo was recently in the market for additional funding, but has turned down a VC investment.
Ocom brushes aside Megaupload concerns
HITS Insight - July, 2012
Dutch hosting and datacenter group is off to a strong start in 2012.
Dragging the network into the cloud era: Colt to offer online quoting
HITS Insight - June, 2012
A look at how the cloud is forcing carriers to change the way they package and sell their network products, and details of pan-European carrier Colt's plans to offer automated quote generation.
Level 3 in European enterprise push
HITS Insight - June, 2012
Level 3 is looking to build the same market presence in Europe that it has in the US, UK and Latin America.
Digital Realty buys three UK datacenters from Sentrum for $1.1bn
HITS Insight - June, 2012
Never a dull moment over at Digital Realty. After acquisitions recently in the US, the firm has turned its attention to Europe and has filled out its London portfolio with three datacenters from Sentrum.
A closer look at UEFA's private cloud, part 2
HITS Insight - June, 2012
Footballing body moves enterprise application to the cloud.
A closer look at UEFA's private cloud, part 1
HITS Insight - June, 2012
The infrastructure supporting the Euro 2012 football championship holds some surprises.
Savvis - finally - opens up shop in Germany
HITS Insight - June, 2012
Showing independence after its acquisition by CenturyLink, Savvis chooses Frankfurt as site for its first hub.
Euro crisis puts brake on Telefónica's global ambitions
HITS Insight - June, 2012
Debt downgrade forces Spanish incumbent Telefónica to put plans on hold and focus on debt servicing.
Interoute fills out cloud portfolio with disaster recovery
HITS Insight - June, 2012
Interoute adds a disaster-recovery option to its rapidly growing cloud portfolio.
PEER 1 to buy hoster NetBenefit in the UK for $38.5m
HITS Insight - June, 2012
The divestment begins, as HgCapital carves off GroupNBT's managed hosting business.
New node in London for Terremark
HITS Insight - June, 2012
Terremark's new service delivery point raises questions about the company's integration with Verizon Business.
ServInt opens up shop in Amsterdam
HITS Insight - May, 2012
Managed hoster picks Amsterdam as first location for its EMEA buildout, confirming that city's growing status as a favored destination.
UK's G-Cloud 2.0 launches
HITS Insight - May, 2012
Governments believe the cloud will save them money, but it probably won't by itself. Instead, the public sector should look at the flexibility IaaS can bring, which is ideally suited to the stop/start world of political initiatives.
Jelastic goes into general release, raises $2m
HITS Insight - May, 2012
PaaS start-up takes a novel, indirect approach and taps the market for the second time in seven months.
UK government moves to lighten libel burden for ISP and hosting industry
HITS Insight - May, 2012
UK's draft Defamation Bill hopes to reduce 'libel tourism,' make it more difficult for large corporations to sue newspapers and deal with issues of defamation online, including the role of ISPs.
Cold spring in Europe for Google and Facebook
HITS Insight - May, 2012
Facebook, Google receive cold shoulder from the EU's regulatory environment.
Standing Cloud offers app marketplace 'in a box' for IaaS providers
MIS Impact Report - May, 2012
As the dash to PaaS gathers pace, app marketplaces are where the action is, and Standing Cloud has launched a ready-built application marketplace for cloud service providers.
Deutsche Telekom launching an application marketplace, plans to use OpenStack to host
MIS Impact Report - April, 2012
The telecom operator and its T-Systems IT services group have developed new marketplace offerings within Deutsche Telekom's overall cloud strategy.
Colt widens channel strategy
HITS Insight - April, 2012