Tous les ans en ce début d’automne, les Assises de la Sécurité donnent les grandes tendances de la sécurité informatique en France. C’est aussi à cette période que PAC publie son étude annuelle sur les marchés de la sécurité informatique en France. Existe-il des différences entre ces deux visions du marché ? En fait, il y a très peu de [...]
Last year Cassidian, the Defense and Security subsidiary of EADS, decided to create a Cyber Security arm. To strengthen their market position, they acquired Netasq, a French UTM (Unified Threat Management) specialist. But this was not enough. They acquired a second French security specialist, Arkoon, which proves that they are serious about building a cyber security specialist. IT security, cyber [...]
Two days ago, I blogged with the following title “Clouds Wars: Fujitsu strikes back“. Now, after IBM’s analyst Security conference, I’m obliged to reuse the theme for my title, just changing the war zone and the name of the Empire. But don’t think my imagination is too limited! It is just that this title is just such a perfect match. [...]
This morning I was surprised and at the same time exited when I learnt that Matthieu Hug, one of the most vibrant cloud evangelists in France, has sold his innovative company, Run My Process (RMP) to Fujitsu. I was however wondering what Fujitsu, a global technology provider but primarily an IT services company in Europe, was doing buying a small [...]
A Universal Cloud Client consists of computer hardware and/or computer software which relies on cloud computing for application and cloud services delivery through web browsers and independently of the client device.
The French telecom market is led by France Telecom/Orange, SFR, Bouygues Telecoms, and the newcomer Free/Iliad. Free is growing fast with a blend of low-cost pricing and innovation. Its arrival in the mobile market has shaken the rest of the players.
Information Technology is at the core of today’s enterprises, administrations and economies, and as such it needs to be secure. As our economies become increasingly digital, PAC posits there can be no digital economy without digital trust. For example, IT security is…
Specific development was born along with computing and it had totally dominated the IT market till the end of 1980s, when it began to lose ground to software packages. The software packages first won over the most basic tasks such as system tools and office automation, before beginning to colonize business systems…
The Smart Computing initiative was launched more than a year ago, and then every thing was labelled « smart »: smart planet, smart analytics, smart transportation… But as I doubt that everything was not dumb before I was really wondering what there is behind…
In its 2011 research on Cloud computing, PAC analyses today’s trends and tries to identify the odds & ends of this ongoing IT transformation. PAC estimates that this emerging market could reach the 1 billion Euro mark in France in 2011, with a remarkable 30% growth in a year.