Data centre infrastructure spending is slow, but Public Cloud blossoms

New Q2 data from Synergy Research Group shows that over the last 24 months, quarterly spend on all data center hardware and software has grown by just 5%, while spending on the public cloud portion of that has grown by 35%.





Rackspace to acquire Datapipe

Rackspace has signed an agreement to acquire Datapipe, one of the world’s leading providers of managed services across public and private clouds, managed hosting and colocation. This acquisition, the largest in Rackspace history, brings important new capabilities to Rackspace and will enable the company to better serve customers of all kinds, globally and at scale.

















Managed Services & Hosting Summit to focus on creating value and winning sales strategies

With services provision expected to outpace the rest of IT in at least the next two years, interest is continuing to rise in managed services. The Managed Services and Hosting Summit 2017, the UK’s leading channel conference, will examine the changing role of channel as it transitions from hardware and software supply to full IT and Cloud service provider. This has implications for sales processes, how a new stack of technologies is built, supported and expanded and how businesses find and create value in the new model.





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