Dario Maisto

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With Selipsky Out, What’s Next For AWS?

Lee Sustar May 15, 2024
AWS announced this week that Adam Selipsky will depart as CEO and Matt Garman, AWS senior VP of sales and marketing, would replace him in June. Find out what the implications of this move could be at a critical time for AWS and the broader cloud market overall.
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GreenOps, FinOps, And The Sustainable Cloud

Dario Maisto May 10, 2024
Rising consumer pressure and new regulatory reporting requirements have opened the door to a new approach: GreenOps, or the practice of minimizing a cloud environment’s carbon footprint through the efficient use of cloud resources. Learn more about GreenOps in this post.
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Digitale Souveränität verändert den Cloud-Markt

Dario Maisto 19 April 2024
Die Angebote der Cloud-Anbieter zur digitalen Souveränität sind kompliziert und die Kunden müssen ihre Anforderungen an die digitale Souveränität und ihre Herangehensweise definieren.
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Where High-Performance IT Meets Digital Sovereignty: Security, Privacy, And Resilience

Dario Maisto April 9, 2024
High-performance IT rests on a foundation of security, privacy, and resilience that is necessary to build trust. Having a digital sovereignty strategy can help. Learn three key digital sovereignty considerations to keep in mind.
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Wasm Today, AI Tomorrow: KubeCon Expands Its Reach

Devin Dickerson March 28, 2024
GenAI, WebAssembly (Wasm), and cloud sustainability were big topics at KubeCon Europe 2024. Read our three key takeaways from the event as well as three recommended next steps in this review.
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Here’s How To Get Your S/4HANA Migration Plans Under Control

Dario Maisto February 26, 2024
No matter what stage you’re at with your SAP S/4HANA migration planning, take these five steps now to help mitigate some risks.
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Digital Sovereignty Is Changing The Cloud Market

Dario Maisto February 5, 2024
Digital sovereignty offerings from cloud providers are getting more complicated. Get an overview of what's happening in the market and learn the benefits of defining digital sovereignty requirements early.
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Forrester’s 2023 Technology Strategy Impact Award Winner And Finalists For EMEA

Dario Maisto August 22, 2023
Learn how the award winner and finalists drive customer-obsessed transformation with their technology strategies.
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Our Reflections On SAP Sapphire 2023

Dario Maisto July 17, 2023
Forrester analysts attended SAP’s key customer event, Sapphire, this year in Barcelona and Orlando. In 2023, “digital” and “AI” were the two keywords used in almost every presentation … sometimes maybe abused. Two things caught our attention: Digital hubs as a business enabler. SAP estimates that 80% of B2B transactions will happen via digital channels […]
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Gaia-X Is Back, But Only Adoption Will Signal Success

Dario Maisto May 30, 2023
The creation of the Gaia-X Digital Clearing House provides a more transparent view of cloud data sovereignty in Europe and facilitates cloud migration and data space projects. Learn more about the latest updates.
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Salesforce’s New EU Hyperforce Region Is Only A Sticking-Plaster Solution For EU Sovereignty Issues

Dario Maisto April 14, 2023
Salesforce has recently announced the launch of its Hyperforce EU Operating Zone, working with the Hyperforce cloud platform. Thanks to this move, Salesforce can now sell its products, along with customer and technical support, using only EU delivery resources and data storage. Compared to the past, EU customers now have an option to have all […]
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What’s Up With SAP’s Cloudification Strategy In Europe?

Dario Maisto April 6, 2023
Hear what customers are saying about the new SAP cloud strategy at the DSAG’s Technology Days event in Mannheim, Germany.
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Top Takeaways From The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development And Infrastructure Platforms In Europe, Q1 2023

Dario Maisto March 10, 2023
The European vendors’ landscape for Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure Platforms is dominated by hyperscalers. However, European cloud vendors do have a strong unique selling proposition in the region.
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Recommendations From The 2023 Application Development Benchmarks, Europe

Dario Maisto March 10, 2023
The 2023 Application Development Benchmarks, Europe report is now available. This document mirrors the global 2022 Application Development Benchmarks so that European tech execs can read both in conjunction and get an even better picture of application development costs and practices around the world. In this blog, we give some recommendations to consider after reading […]
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Service Providers Are Set For Growth In 2023 Despite An Uncertain Business Outlook

Dario Maisto January 27, 2023
Growth Despite Turbulent Surroundings 2022 was a tough year, and economic forecasts show uncertainty about what will happen in 2023. Complex global geopolitical conditions see constant announcements of budget cuts, layoffs, and tech execs’ priorities being reshuffled. Service providers are expecting growth in 2023, however, with a new focus on partnerships, delivering co-innovation, and building […]
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Uneven Innovation At AWS re:Invent 2022

Lee Sustar December 8, 2022
Some 14 Forrester analysts attended this year’s AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas. The conference was a mix of innovation in some areas — particularly compute and networking, along with a co-engineering approach to industry cloud — but plateaus in others, such as hybrid and edge. Efficiency and consolidation were underlying themes, from amping up AI/ML […]
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Benchmarks Help European IT Leaders Make Critical Investment Decisions

Dario Maisto November 30, 2022
Benchmark data can support the decision-making process, but it can also mislead and bring decision-makers to the wrong conclusions. My recent report, 2022 IT And Digital Budget Benchmarks, Europe, presents relevant benchmark figures to support European technology leaders’ decisions. What To Expect From This Report European IT leaders ask plenty of questions about benchmarking. In […]
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Data Sovereignty Battles Continue To Dominate The European Public Cloud Market

Dario Maisto November 18, 2022
The battle between hyperscalers and European cloud providers to conquer the European public cloud market is getting more contentious over the issue of data sovereignty. It now involves new actors, new concerns, and new weapons. Here a few of the main facts that will most probably influence the European cloud scenario moving forward. Growing Complexity […]
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Prognosen 2023: Cloud

Dario Maisto 31 Oktober 2022
Die Cloud-Einführung hat in verschiedenen Organisationen in ganz Europa eine völlig neue Landschaft geschaffen - von der Strategie bis hin zur Implementierung.
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European Predictions 2023: Cloud

Dario Maisto October 27, 2022
In 2023, European banks and governments will accelerate their cloud plans while Kubernetes will see increased interest, as well. Learn more in our 2023 cloud predictions for EMEA.
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