Tag Archives: Cloud

As AWS dominates, Rackspace grows, and IBM, Microsoft and Cisco arrive by year end, does Australia need a sixth global IaaS provider

AWS currently is the dominant provider of IaaS in Australia from a revenue, perception and capability perspective. Its connection with the market has been nothing short of extraordinary. In a recent capioIT client meeting, we saw a client looking as … Continue reading

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Tata Consultancy Services market cap exceeds a combined Xerox, CGI, Unisys, Capgemini, Fujitsu and CSC with $10 Billion left over

Whilst capioIT has written recently that the Indian vendors are as much legacy IT services providers as IBM, Accenture, CGI or Capgemini, their market capitalisation does not reflect this. If one believes the market is rational (or at least consistently … Continue reading

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A tale of two companies – Workday and Unisys show the gulf between as a service vendors and the legacy providers

We all know that the IT vendor community is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. Right now, “as a Service” based vendors are the clear long-term winners in the disruption caused primarily by cloud, but also by the rest of the SMAC’D gang … Continue reading

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capioIT June Newsletter – Read about Thong wearing Tech, EMC, CIO, cloud, cisco and more

Attached is some of the content from the capioIT newsletter for June. To sign up for the full and free newsletter please check in here – http://www.capioit.com/#!mailing-list-sign-up/cawx What’s News June has rapidly come around. For many there is only a month to … Continue reading

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Indian Services Providers Fall from Disrupter to Legacy – Next Step Consolidation

Individually and collectively, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Wipro, HCL, Cognizant and others unmistakably revolutionalised the IT services marketplace. Most visibly this was through leveraging India and other offshore locations. Equally importantly was their focus on, and strength in, process and … Continue reading

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capioIT May Newsletter

Attached is some of the content from the capioIT newsletter for May. To sign up for the full and free newsletter please check in here – http://www.capioit.com/#!mailing-list-sign-up/cawx   The year appears to be accelerating rapidly. It is hard to believe … Continue reading

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Why Long Term Vendor-Client Relationships Inhibit Outcome Based Contracts

capioIT has long written about the shift towards outcomes based pricing for the management of infrastructure, application and business process engagements. This has been a slow but one directional shift that is critical for enabling a more flexible and business … Continue reading

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Can the Commonwealth Bank of Australia redefine the CIO

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) CIO Michael Harte recently resigned to take the role as Chief Operations and Technology Officer at Barclays Bank in London. Harte was the most lauded technology executive in Australia and ensured that the CBA … Continue reading

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Future of IT Scarcity: Will We Run out of Technology? – capioIT on the Radio

This week I participated in the “Future of Business” Game Changers radio show. Game Changers is a sponsored podcast radio show looking at hot issues in technology. It was a great discussion covering a range of topics from technology in … Continue reading

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Asia Pacific BI and Analytics Solution – Market Opportunities Identified

Whilst capioIT and others repeat it ad nauseam, a view that considers that the countries of the Asia Pacific market to be generic and require a single strategy is making the most fatal mistake of all in terms of understanding … Continue reading

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