Last week SAP announced general availability for its Business Suite on HANA, shortly after announcing its HANA Cloud service. It is surely only a matter of time before SAP Business Suite delivered from the SAP Cloud is a commonplace choice. Meantime Oracle announced a new Data Centre in the UK primarily to support Government clients running its Fusion (Cloud) applications. [...]
Last week it was announced that Telefonica bought the managed services business of bankrupt network integrator 2e2, taking in roughly 100 staff. The two companies had previously run a joint venture – O2 Unify – which offered network access, kit and related services under a single ICT services model. While the acquisition may have more relevance for the UK, the [...]
Biswajit Banerjee’s main responsibilities include market analysis and strategic consulting for the software and IT services industry in APAC with main focus on India. As a senior analyst he is responsible for hardware maintenance, system infrastructure software and project services product segments. His main focus verticals in this region include Manufacturing, Transport, Telecom, Banking and Insurance industry.
Eugen Schwab-Chesaru joined the Bucharest team in February 1999 to help set up PAC’s subsidiary in Romania and he also led the launch of PAC’s SITSI® program of off-the-shelf reports in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). His main responsibilities include heading PAC’s operations in Bucharest and the greater CEE area, as well as delivering strategic consulting to clients and partners.
Franck Nassah joined PAC after a long career at IDC, where he spent 13 years as an observer of the IT market evolution and associated usages. He joined PAC in January 2011 as a director, with a double objective: manage the production and the quality of the French studies/research and consulting activities by leading a team of 10 consultants – and strengthen the outsourcing, sourcing and offshore department in France. As Senior Vice President, Franck has increased responsibilities in the operational management of the French team.
Jean-Christophe advises IT services suppliers and software vendors on their local and European growth agenda – from strategic planning and positioning to Go-to-Market and demand generation. His previous experience in hardware, telecommunications and channel management complement PAC’s core focus areas and allow him to take a holistic view about the market when advising clients on their strategy.
Karsten Leclerque’s main responsibilities include market analyses and strategic consulting for the software and IT services industry. As Director of PAC’s Outsourcing Research Program he leads PAC’s research on IT outsourcing, application management and business process outsourcing in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Furthermore, Karsten analyzes the IT market for the utilities sector and is involved in numerous custom research projects and strategic consulting engagements.
Mathieu Poujol has been project manager for the several reports such as EAI, Integration Platforms, Portals, SOA, Open Source for France, Germany and Europe. He is also responsible for the customer relationship management in its covered fields. He is addressing all the customer needs, related to those segments: market studies and analysis, custom research, marketing and strategic consulting for end-user and technology providers.
Nick Mayes is responsible for producing the annual UK retail report and also leads many consultancy engagements in addition to managing PACʼs Deal Tracker service.
Rajeev Suman’s main responsibilities include analyzing the APAC markets for software and IT services market and strategic consulting for the software and IT services industry in APAC with specific focus on India. His focus areas include the public sector, utilities, retail, and services industries in India. His focus segments are outsourcing, application software products, and tools.