17 February 2015
451 Research: The Worldwide Datacenter Install Base Saw Minimal Growth During the Fourth Quarter of
Emerging Markets, Cloud and Multi-Tenant Datacenter Providers Heat Up an Otherwise Lukewarm Datacenter Market, according to a new data service from 451 Research.
27 January 2015
451 Research report: 2015 Tech M&A on a path to continue record-setting spending of 2014
M&A Outlook Report cites bullish sentiment from bankers and acquirers among the factors that could propel M&A to meet or exceed records. Security, mobility and cloud computing are among the sectors likely to see intense interest from growth-hungry strategic and financial acquirers.
6 January 2015
451 Research: Jump in M&A spending in 2014 pushes 'Internet of Things'-related deal-making past the $14bn mark
Acquirers spent $14bn to acquire 60+ 'Internet of Things'-related companies in 2014. That marks a fortyfold increase in acquirer spending and a more than twofold jump in the number of deals compared to 2013.
23 December 2014
451 Research: Datacenter Colocation Market Now at $25bn Globally
Top 60 Multi-tenant Datacenter firms account for 52% of revenue with 1,000+ generating the remaining long tail of revenue, according to latest release of 451 Research’s Datacenter KnowledgeBase. Database details more than 300 current expansions and new builds globally.
18 December 2014
451 Research's December Cloud Price Index Falls 1.32%, Reflecting Price Cuts at Google and Restructuring at AWS
451 Research's Cloud Price Index fell 1.32% over the past eight weeks to $2.53 at the start of December due to price cuts of up to 79% by Google, and reductions of up to 43% on bandwidth by AWS.
11 December 2014
451 Research Predicts 6 Cs will Dominate Disruptive Trends for IT Marketplace in 2015
Containers, Convergence, Cloud Security, Closets, Crowd Workers and Coexistence to drive the IT industry agenda in coming year.
7 November 2014
451 Research’s New Cloud Price Index Sets $2.56 as the Current Market Price
The average hourly price for the typical Web application is $2.56, with the hyperscalers slightly cheaper at $2.36, according to the 451 Cloud Price Index.
6 November 2014
The Industry is Hyping Digital Marketing - 451 Research Urges CMOs to be Cautious
New research indicates that integration and customer profiling are the biggest roadblocks to digital marketing success.
16 October 2014
Enterprise Mobility Management Revenue Expected to Hit $9.6 Billion by 2018
The market for Enterprise Mobility Management will more than double in size between the end of this year and 2018, according a new market sizing and forecasting service from 451 Research.
16 September 2014
451 Research Bolsters Its 100+ Research Team With Additions of Senior Analysts Penny Jones and Chuck Whitney
451 Research is pleased to announce the hiring of two new members to its growing analyst team: Penny Jones joins the firm's London office as a Senior Analyst, reporting to Research Director Rory Duncan on the European Services team; and Chuck Whitney joins the San Francisco office as a Senior Analyst, reporting to Research Vice President Andy Lawrence on the Datacenter Technologies team.
9 September 2014
OpenStack Revenue Expected to Hit $3.3 Billion by 2018
The OpenStack technology market, which is still in its nascent stage, will grow from $883 million in revenue in 2014 to $3.3 billion in 2018, as enterprises and vendors increasingly adopt the open-source platform for developing and deploying cloud services. That represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 40% for the six years ending in 2018.
9 December 2013
451 Research Introduces Cloud Pricing Codex to Help CIOs and CFOs Decipher Mystery of Cloud Computing Costs
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, today unveiled its Cloud Pricing Codex, the first-ever cloud pricing guidebook which simplifies the complex economic landscape in determining the true costs of cloud computing services. The Cloud Pricing Codex provides CIOs and CFOs a clear roadmap on how to understand the price and value of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings.
3 December 2013
The Virtualization Bubble Bursts As Spending Shifts to Software Defined Datacenters
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, released its latest servers and virtualization study, which shows spending on infrastructure slowing over the next two years as attention shifts to software defined datacenters. Cloud platforms stand out as the hottest technology for adoption in the next two years, followed by the management and automation functions required for production and virtualized data centers.
24 October 2013
Security is the Top Issue for Network Manager According to New 451 Research Study
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, released its latest network technology study, indicating a strong budget for network projects in 2013 and 2014. Security returns to the top of the list of network manager ‘pain points,’ with aging hardware dropping from first place in the previous Wave study to fifth place in 2013.
16 October 2013
European Hosting Market Transitioning to New Service Models
According to a recently published report from 451 Research on the state of the European hosting market, many providers have been moving away from their traditional focus on dedicated hosting, network services and colocation – instead moving further up the stack toward sets of service offerings with strong elements of managed services and infrastructure as a service (IaaS).
15 October 2013
Infrastructure Software Expert Michael Coté Joins 451 Research
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is extremely pleased to announce that Michael Coté, a highly respected infrastructure software expert, has joined 451 Research.
2 October 2013
Enterprise Storage Capacity Has More Than Doubled Over the Past Two Years
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, released its latest Storage Study, revealing that enterprise storage capacity is more than doubling every two years, exceeding the rate of Moore's Law.
20 September 2013
Cloud-Enabling Technologies Market to Reach $22.6 Billion in 2016, According to New 451 Research Study
Market Monitor, a service of 451 Research, projects that the Cloud-Enabling Technologies market revenue will increase at a 21% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach $22.6 billion in 2016.
17 September 2013
Return on Mobility: How Enterprise Mobile Application Platforms Stack Up
Yankee Group, a division of The 451 Group, announced today its Return on Mobility (RoM) scorecard, a new research methodology that calculates the value enterprises achieve from their investments in the platforms they use to develop, deploy and manage mobile technologies and services—an ROI specifically for mobility. With the increasing importance of mobile, social and cloud technologies enabling business success, it’s crucial for companies to make the right, informed decisions concerning the solutions and platforms they use.
4 September 2013
Enterprise Cloud Computing Poised for Explosive Growth During Next Two Years
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, released its latest cloud computing study, which projects explosive growth in the number of enterprise cloud computing projects over the next two years. However, an increase in non-IT roadblocks is slowing the pace of project completion. Conducted during the first half of 2013, TheInfoPro study identifies the key cloud computing initiatives of leading organizations while examining market factors and major players. This semi-annual study is based on extensive live interviews with IT professionals and primary decision-makers at large and midsize enterprises in North America and Europe.
20 August 2013
Cloud Computing Market Revenue to Approach $20 Billion by End of 2016 According to New 451 Research Study
The recently published Cloud as-a-Service overview report provides current market size and five-year growth rates for the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure software-as-a-service (SaaS) segments; a competitive landscape analysis for each category; and forecasts for revenue generated by 309 cloud-services providers and technology vendors across 14 sectors.
15 August 2013
451 Research Analysts and Industry Experts to Tackle Wide Range of Digital Infrastructure Issues and Topics, Including Big Data and Cloud, at HCTS-North America
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, will host the annual HCTS-North America at Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, September 23-25. This year's Digital Infrastructure Playbook theme highlights the need for both service providers and enterprises to devise game-winning plays and strategies for implementing and managing their Digital Infrastructures.
1 August 2013
Uptime Institute Grieves the Passing of Founder Ken Brill
Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced with great sadness that its founder, Kenneth G. Brill, passed away on Tuesday.
10 June 2013
451 Research to Discuss Hosting, Colocation, Hybrid Cloud Deployments, Monetization and International Datacenter Expansion at HostingCon 2013
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is pleased to announce that Michelle Bailey, Vice President, Digital Infrastructure and Datacenter Initiatives; Kelly Morgan, Research Manager, Multi-Tenant Datacenters; and Carl Brooks, Analyst, Infrastructure Services will be speaking at HostingCon 2013, which will be held June 17 – 19 in Austin, Texas. 451 Research will also be exhibiting at HostingCon (Booth #232).
3 June 2013
Registration Now Open for Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit-North America
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Ninth Annual HCTS-North America Summit, which will be held at Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, September 23-25. 451 Research’s Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summits are the premier forums for executives in the hosting, cloud computing, datacenter, and Internet infrastructure sectors.
2 May 2013
451 Research Hires Market Intelligence Expert to Address Digital Infrastructure Evolution
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is extremely pleased to announce that Michelle Bailey, a recognized leader in quantifying the impact of emerging and disruptive technologies for datacenter and IT professionals, has joined 451 Research as Vice President of Datacenter Initiatives and Digital Infrastructure.
29 Apr 2013
451 Research to Address Emerging Technologies and Digital Infrastructure Evolution at Interop Las Vegas
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is pleased to announce that Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst, and Chris Hazelton, Research Director, Mobile and Wireless, will be speaking at Interop Las Vegas 2013, which will be held May 6 – 10 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
3 Apr 2013
Uptime Institute Names Winners of Prestigious 2013 Green Enterprise IT Awards
Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced the winners of the 2013 Green Enterprise IT Awards, which recognize pioneering advancements that significantly improve energy productivity and resource use in IT.
18 Mar 2013
451 Research Report - Will Energy Prices Power U.S. Datacenter Growth at Europe's Expense and Short-Circuit Energy Efficiency?
Low and stable electricity prices are likely to make the US a target for datacenter investment at Europe's expense, according to a report published by 451 Research. Lower electricity prices are also expected to impact US investment in energy-efficient technologies.
11 Mar 2013
451 Research Report: Convergence or Disaggregation? Datacenter Operators Challenge Vendors With Radical Vision of Server Evolution
Some of the world’s largest datacenter operators are using their influence to propose radical changes in server design, according to a report from 451 Research.
6 Mar 2013
451 Research Expands the Scope and Depth of Hosting, Managed Services, and Cloud Services Coverage
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is extremely pleased to announce that industry experts Al Sadowski and Liam Eagle have joined the 451 Research team.
26 Feb 2013
The 451 Group Announces the Acquisition of Applied Velocity Labs, LLC
The 451 Group, the corporate parent of 451 Research, Uptime Institute and Yankee Group, today announced the acquisition of Applied Velocity Labs, LLC, a Charlotte, NC-based strategy, advisory and research firm and the developer of a proprietary digital infrastructure strategy framework adopted by multiple Fortune 500 companies and leading technology-industry providers.
05 Feb 2013
Enterprises Remain Focused on Internal Clouds According to New 451 Research Cloud Computing Study
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, released its latest Cloud Computing Study, indicating that 47% percent of those interviewed had internal cloud projects planned for 2013. Conducted during the second half of 2012, TheInfoPro study identifies major initiatives and explores several fundamental areas, including implementation plans for more than 12 technologies, macro IT influences transforming the sector, drivers of cloud adoption, and provider-selection criteria. This annual study is based on extensive live interviews with primary decision-makers at large and midsize enterprises in North America and Europe.
04 Feb 2013
The 451 Group Announces the Acquisition of Tech:Touchstone
The 451 Group, the corporate parent of 451 Research, Uptime Institute and Yankee Group, today announced the acquisition of Tech:Touchstone, a UK-based events company cofounded in 2007 by ex-Gartner executive Simeon Turner. Tech:Touchstone events facilitate in-person sharing of insight between senior IT executives and create an environment where they have an opportunity to learn directly from their most trusted sources of information – peers and industry analysts.
15 Jan 2013
451 Research Publishes In-Depth Server and Virtualization Study
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, released its latest Servers and Virtualization Study, indicating a major refresh of x86 server infrastructure and the associated network, storage and software technologies required to optimize performance in virtualized, cloud-ready datacenters. Conducted during the second half of 2012, TheInfoPro study identifies key initiatives of senior server infrastructure managers and examines market factors and major players. This annual study is based on extensive live interviews with server professionals and primary decision-makers at large and midsize enterprises in North America and Europe.
09 Jan 2013
Uptime Institute Extends Application Deadline for 2013 Green Enterprise IT Awards
Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced that it is extending the application deadline for its 2013 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards competition. The GEIT Awards recognize projects, ideas and products that significantly improve energy productivity and resource use in IT.
03 Jan 2013
The 451 Group announces the acquisition of Yankee Group
The 451 Group, the corporate parent of 451 Research and Uptime Institute, today announced the acquisition of Yankee Group, the preeminent research, data and advisory firm equipping enterprises to profit in a mobile world, from Alta Communications, a Boston-based private equity firm.
13 Dec 2012
Uptime Institute Announces Eighth Annual Symposium: The Global Digital Infrastructure Evolution
Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced the eighth annual Uptime Institute Symposium will be held May 13-16 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, with a theme of The Global Digital Infrastructure Evolution. Senior data center industry thought leaders, innovators and practitioners from over 30 countries will come together at Symposium 2013 to discuss strategies and best practices for enhancing strategic planning and communication between IT and facilities management.
6 Dec 2012
451 Research Publishes In-Depth Security Study
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, released its latest information security study, indicating strong budgets for security projects in 2013. Conducted during the second half of 2012, TheInfoPro study identifies key initiatives of senior information security managers and examines market factors and major players. This annual study is based on extensive live interviews with security professionals and primary decision-makers at large and midsize enterprises in North America and Europe.
4 Dec 2012
Registration Opens for 6th Annual Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit-Europe
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 6th Annual HCTS-Europe Summit, which will be held in London, April 9-10, 2013. 451 Research’s Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summits are the premier forums for executives in the hosting, cloud computing, datacenter and Internet infrastructure sectors.
6 Nov 2012
Dr. Katy Ring Joins 451 Research
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is pleased to announce that Dr. Katy Ring will head up its global IT Services research and advisory team, part of the company’s CloudScape Practice. Dr. Ring has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry, providing strategic advice to C-level executives in vendor and end-user organizations. She has developed strong research-based expertise and has focused on areas where the global IT service delivery model is changing, including cloud services, the evolving CIO role, innovation, sustainability, and global sourcing of labor.
17 Oct 2012
451 Research Publishes New Report on Highly Energy-Efficient Datacenters
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, has published ‘Highly Energy-Efficient Datacenters in Practice,’ a wide-reaching report that examines how datacenters are capitalizing on developments in design, energy management, cooling, and new deployment approaches to improve their energy efficiency. The report includes case studies on 24 of the world’s most highly energy-efficient datacenters – some large and well-known, others smaller and more obscure.
2 Oct 2012
Uptime Institute Accepting Applications for 2013 Green Enterprise IT Awards
Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced that it is now accepting applications for its 2013 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards in recognition of projects, ideas and products that significantly improve energy productivity and resource use in IT. The GEIT Awards are open to applicants in all countries. Award winners will be celebrated and invited to present case studies of their cutting-edge innovations at Uptime Institute Symposium 2013 in Santa Clara, CA on May 13-16, 2013.
12 Sep 2012
451 Research Releases Comprehensive IT Networking Study
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, has published its latest Networking Reference Reports. Based on in-depth interviews with IT decision-makers at large North American enterprises, the reports detail current and planned usage and spending trends for key technologies; ratings on leading vendors; and trends on budgets, pain points, and top projects.
07 Aug 2012
Uptime Institute Accepting Submissions for Second Annual Server Roundup Contest
Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced that submissions have opened for its Second Annual Server Roundup Contest, which was created to encourage decreased energy usage in data centers. Last year’s first place winner, AOL, rounded up close to 10,000 servers and saved its organization over $5 million.
30 Jul 2012
Latest IT Market Study from TheInfoPro: 2012 is The Year of Storage Optimization
TheInfoPro, a service of 451 Research, released its latest storage study, indicating slower budget growth than previous years. Covering the first half of 2012, TheInfoPro Storage Study, identifies key initiatives to maximize resources including market factors and major players. This periodic study is based on extensive interviews with storage professionals and primary decision-makers at large and midsize enterprises in North America and Europe.
26 Jul 2012
451 Research Announces 8th Annual Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit – North America
Summit to Focus on High Stakes of IT Infrastructure Market; Strategies for Success
6 Jun 2012
451 Research Announces Additions to its Analyst Team and Key Promotions
451 Resarch, a division of The 451 Group, today announced the addition of three senior team members, in addition to key promotions within the analyst team.
17 Apr 2012
Uptime Institute Names Winners of Prestigious 2012 Green Enterprise IT Awards
Honorees to Showcase Award-Winning Energy-Efficiency Innovations at Uptime Institute Symposium 2012
22 Mar 2012
Uptime Institute Announces 7th Annual Symposium, Featuring DigitalInfrastructure Convergence™ Theme and a Modular Data Center Campus
2012 Symposium’s Digital Infrastructure Convergence theme is a call-to-action for facilities and ITprofessionals to take a strategic view of their infrastructure assets from virtual to physical, and will feature a Modular Data Center Campus within the Santa Clara Convention Center
15 Mar 2012
From Punk to New Wave: 451 Research To Unveil Latest Cloud Computing Forecasts
451 Research, a division of the 451 Group, To Examine How Cloud Is Driving IT Transformation; Offers a Big Data Survival Guide; and Help Unravelling EU Data Protection at HCTSEU
26 Jan 2012
451 Research Unveils Predictions for Enterprise IT in 2012
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, today announced the publication of its 2012 Preview, an all-encompassing report highlighting the most disruptive and significant trends that the analyst firm expects to dominate and drive the enterprise IT industry agenda over the coming year.
6 Jan 2012
451 Research Announces Martin Schneider's Return to the 451 Analyst Team and the Promotions of Bill Rock and Matt Aslett
451 Research, the leading analyst and data company focused on the business of enterprise IT, today announced that Martin Schneider has rejoined the firm as Research Manager. Schneider will lead the firm's research in the application software arena, and he will be based in the company's San Francisco office.
5 Jan 2012
Tech M&A Spending Increases 17% in 2011 as Number of Transactions Hits a Five-Year High
Led by multibillion-dollar strategic deals from Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), SAP (NYSE:SAP), Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN) and others, technology acquirers increased M&A spending for the second year in a row in 2012. Acquirers spent $219bn to purchase 3,690 information technology, telecommunications and Internet companies around the world last year, a 17% increase in spending and a 13% increase in number of deals from 2010. The total deal count hit its highest level since 2006, as M&A activity continues to dig out from its downturn in the recession of 2008-2009. The data, released today, is available to subscribers of 451 Research’s M&A KnowledgeBase.
6 Dec 2011
451 Research Publishes First-Ever Market-Sizing Report for the Datacenter Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Software Market
451 Research, the leading analyst and data company focused on the business of enterprise IT, is excited to announce the release of the first market-sizing report on the datacenter infrastructure management (DCIM) software market – an effort that has not been undertaken by any other analyst firm to date.
3 Oct 2011
After A Strong Start Followed by a Dramatic Slump, Tech Acquirers Still Manage a 20% Increase in Q3 M&A Spending Over the Last Year
Led by announcements of multibillion-dollar strategic deals from Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ), Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) and others, acquirers spent $62bn to acquire 934 technology companies in the third quarter of 2011, according to the 451 M&A KnowledgeBase, a technology-focused M&A transaction database provided by leading industry analyst and data firm The 451 Group.
1 Sep 2011
Speakers Announced for The 451 Group 7th Annual Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit – North America
The 451 Group, the leading technology-industry analyst and data company focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation, is pleased to announce its 7th annual Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit – North America (HCTS-NA). HCTS-NA will take place at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV from Sunday, September 25 through Tuesday, September 27.
28 Jul 2011
Tier1 Research Publishes 'North American Multi-Tenant Datacenter Supply: Emerging Major Markets – 2011' Report
Fourteen emerging major North American multi-tenant datacenter markets are examined – including Atlanta, Boston, Miami, Montreal, Phoenix, San Diego and Seattle – in a new report from Tier1 Research, a division of The 451 Group
19 Jul 2011
Enterprises Report that Internal Change & Learning are the Biggest Roadblocks in Moving to Cloud Based IT Infrastructures
Fifty-two percent (52%) of North American Enterprises say internal change & learning are the biggest roadblocks in moving to cloud based IT infrastructures, according to Cloud Study conducted by TheInfoPro, a division of The 451 Group.
1 Jul 2011
THE 451 GROUP’S CLOUD SUMMIT EUROPE – STRIPPING AWAY THE CLOUD PROPAGANDA
Industry leading CIOs; IT infrastructure end users; enterprise IT service providers; executives from News International, BBC, UK Parliament, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Greenpeace; and Physicist Brian Cox took to the stage this week at The 451 Group’s fourth annual Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit (HCTS) Europe.
22 Jun 2011
The 451 Group Announces Enhanced Features for 451 M&A KnowledgeBase
The 451 Group, a leading analyst and data company focused on the business of IT innovation, today announced a new release of its 451 M&A KnowledgeBase, an M&A transaction database tailored to the IT industry specializing in proprietary private technology deal valuations and deal analysis. The new user interface will significantly enhance the ability of KnowledgeBase clients to find, review, organize, and download private and public M&A data and analysis.
6 Jun 2011
The 451 Group Appoints Dave Simpson as Senior Analyst, Storage
451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, has appointed Dave Simpson, a storage industry veteran, as Senior Analyst within its Storage practice. Reporting to Research Director Simon Robinson and working in conjunction with Senior Analyst Henry Baltazar, Mr. Simpson will cover a range of storage issues affecting IT organizations. In particular, Mr. Simpson will focus on emerging data protection strategies for virtualized environments, including innovative technologies.
16 May 2011
Latest Data Center Trends Uncovered at Uptime Institute Symposium 2011
The sixth annual Uptime Institute Symposium came to a close on Thursday, May 12, with overwhelming feedback from delegates that it was the best to date. Following the event, attendees from over 30 countries will return to their organizations to begin implementing new strategies and best practices shared at Symposium by data center industry thought leaders, innovators and practitioners. The four days of programming, tutorials and master classes at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California included over 120 presentations and sessions led by industry experts and analysts from Uptime Institute, The 451 Group and Tier1 Research, with participation from the most cutting-edge enterprises and organizations in the global data center marketplace, including AOL, Deutsche Bank, eBay, Facebook, GE Energy Services, Google and Microsoft.
13 May 2011
The 451 Group Announces Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit 2011: The Perfect Storm for Cloud Computing
The 451 Group, a global IT research company, today unveiled the lineup for its fourth annual Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit (HCTS) Europe, taking place at the Landmark Hotel, London on the 28th and 29th of June 2011. HCTS will focus on the impact of this perfect storm, with speakers including physicist and TV personality Professor Brian Cox; Tom Dowdall of Greenpeace; News International CIO Paul Cheesbrough; BBC Head of IT Strategy and Policy, Paul Boyns; Bank of America Merrill Lynch Principal Architect Rupert Brown; London Underground Information Management Head of Solutions Stephen White; and UK Parliament Director of Parliamentary ICT Joan Miller.
5 May 2011
Latest IT Market Study From TheInfoPro: F1000 Enterprises 2011 Storage Spend Continues at a Strong Pace
TheInfoPro, a division of The 451 Group, today released its latest storage study, which points toward significant growth in the storage industry and outlines the key market factors and main players driving that growth. The study is completed biannually, and is based on hour-long interviews with storage professionals and primary decision-makers at large and midsize enterprises in North America.
14 Apr 2011
Uptime Institute Names Winners of Prestigious 2011 Green Enterprise IT Awards
Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced the winners of the 2011 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards, which recognize pioneering advancements for significantly improved energy productivity in IT and data center operations. The recipients will be honored at the Uptime Institute Symposium in Santa Clara, California, on May 9-12, 2011, where they will be given the stage to share experiences and insights with industry peers through case-study presentations. The Uptime Institute Symposium is the most influential all-stakeholder thought-leadership conference serving the global data center industry.
1 Apr 2011
Landmark Telecom Deal Drives Technology M&A to Post-Recession High in Q1
Bolstered by AT&T’s (NYSE:T) massive bid for T-Mobile USA, technology acquirers set a new post-recession spending high in the first quarter of 2011, shelling out $84bn to acquire 881 companies. This announced spending level is one-third more than the previous postdownturn high-water mark of $62bn set in Q2 2010, and the highest level of M&A spending since Q2 2008, according to the 451 M&A KnowledgeBase, a technology-focused M&A transaction database provided by leading industry analyst and data firm The 451 Group.
30 Mar 2011
Uptime Institute Awards India’s First Tier Certifications
Uptime Institute, an industry thought leader in research, education and consulting for all aspects of the data center, today announced the completed Certification of the design of five Datacraft onecloud data centers in India as Tier III Concurrently Maintainable. A Tier III Certification signifies true 24x7 availability as the data centers are designed specifically to ensure that no downtime occurs due to equipment maintenance or replacement.
24 Mar 2011
Leading Technology-Industry Analyst Company The 451 Group Acquires ChangeWave Research
The 451 Group, a leading technology-industry analyst company, today announced the acquisition of the ChangeWave Research division of InvestorPlace Media, LLC. Cofounded by Paul Carton, Ph.D. in 2000, the Rockville, Maryland- based ChangeWave Research specializes in identifying and quantifying change in corporate IT purchasing demand, industry and company trends, as well as consumer spending behavior.
22 Mar 2011
Uptime Institute Announces 2011 Symposium Speaker Lineup
Uptime Institute today announced the speaker lineup for its sixth annual Symposium, including distinguished data center industry thought leaders from AOL, Deutsche Bank, eBay, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, SAP and more. The conference, themed The Disrupted Data Center: Cloud, Cost, Capacity and Carbon, will focus on strategies and best practices for anticipating and responding to disruptive changes such as cloud computing, virtualization, volatile demand and rapidly evolving modular architectures. Symposium is scheduled for May 9-12, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.
17 Mar 2011
The 451 Group Appoints Eric Hanselman as Research Director, Networks
The 451 Group has appointed Eric Hanselman, an experienced and well-known IT industry veteran, to head up its research team in networking technology and related areas. As Research Director, Mr. Hanselman will lead The 451 Group's networks practice, with responsibility for extending and increasing the value delivered by the firm in this critical arena.
11 Mar 2011
The Market for Cloud-Enabling Technologies Will Reach Nearly $12 Billion in 2014, According to a New Report From The 451 Group's Market Monitor Service
The market for software that enables cloud computing will grow from $4.5bn in 2010 to more than $11.6bn by 2014, according to a new report from 451 Market Monitor, a market sizing and forecasting service from The 451 Group, a leading independent IT research and analyst organization.
3 Mar 2011
Leading Technology-Industry Analyst Company The 451 Group Acquires Assets of Survey Research and Advisory Firm TheInfoPro
The 451 Group, a leading technology-industry analyst company, today announced the acquisition of the assets of TheInfoPro, a New York-based advisory and research firm providing real-world perspectives on the enterprise IT customer as well as analysis of the technology-vendor landscape. Widely accepted as the 'Voice of the Customer' and a key conduit between IT decision-makers, technology providers and institutional investors, TheInfoPro offers a unique research methodology that harnesses the collective knowledge and insight of leading IT departments at organizations worldwide. TheInfoPro serves approximately 100 unique organizations as customers, and over $10 million has been invested in developing TheInfoPro assets to date.
14 Feb 2011
Fujitsu Data Center Operations Awarded Operational Sustainability Gold Certification from Uptime InstituteFujitsu Data Center Operations Awarded Operational Sustainability Gold Certification from Uptime Ins
Uptime Institute (Institute) today awarded Operational Sustainability Gold Certification to Fujitsu’s London North Data Center. Fujitsu’s London North Data Center provides managed data center services to major corporations in Financial Services, Utilities, Service Companies, and Government. Gold Certification signifies that Fujitsu operates this facility to a world-class level.
28 Jan 2011
Esteemed Author Matt Stansberry Joins Uptime Institute’s Expert Team
Uptime Institute today announced the addition of senior technology editor, Matt Stansberry, as the organization’s Director of Content and Publications. Stansberry, a well-known industry expert, has researched data center trends for nearly a decade and wrote an award winning book on data center energy efficiency. Stansberry will focus on the development of research-driven publications and programming by tapping into the Institute’s expert leadership, the Site Uptime Networks (Network), and industry-at-large.
26 Jan 2011
Uptime Institute Announces 2011 Symposium: The Disrupted Data Center: Cloud, Cost, Capacity and Carbon
Uptime Institute’s sixth annual Symposium will bring together thought leaders, innovators and practitioners in the data center industry to discuss the latest trends, including how to anticipate and respond to disruptive changes such as cloud computing, volatile demand, and rapidly evolving modular architectures. Attendees will gain strategic and practical insights from the content-rich agenda and the unique opportunity to attend one-on-one sessions with experts from the Institute and analysts from the Institute’s parent company, The 451 Group, and its subsidiary, Tier1 Research. The 2011 Symposium, attended by industry professionals from over 40 countries, will take place on May 9-12, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.