EMC and VMware have announced that they’re swopping executives. VMware’s CEO Paul Maritz is to become chief technology strategist at EMC, a newly created post. Meanwhile EMC’s President and COO, Pat Gelsinger, moves to become VMware’s CEO. EMC is the majority shareholder in VMware (with 79%), which is what makes this executive-swapping possible, but nevertheless it’s an unusual move. EMC [...]
Small and medium-sized enterprises are on the brink of a profound change: they are currently performing the technical groundwork to ensure that their employees will in the future enjoy greater freedom of choice with regard to where, when and with what they work. This was shown by a PAC survey of small and medium-sized German companies with 100 to 500 PC workstations on the topic of desktop virtualization.
The Dell acquisitions binge got a lot more interesting today with the announced purchase of Force10. The San Jose-based Force10 Networks provides networking equipment for data centers and the purchase should be sees as Dell’s move to penetrate more heavily into converged data-center technology to compete with IBM, Cisco, and HP. Dell says that since Force10 and Dell have a [...]
Dr. Andreas Stiehler is in charge of PACʼs Communication, Collaboration, Mobility (CCM) Research Program. He is responsible for the setup and execution of customized research and consulting projects.
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.
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.
Nicole Dufft is managing the Business Unit PAC/Berlecon in Berlin. She is heading PACʼs local research program on Communication, Collaboration, Mobility (CCM).
With over 25 years of experience as an industry analyst, software developer and project manager, Philip has become one of the best-known and most respected analysts in the sector. His work has covered business applications, BI, document management and KM, and latterly Philip has focused on Cloud, Software as a Service and application services.
After working a.o. as a Business Analyst with Gartner, Stefanie Naujoks joined the Munich team in January 2008 and is responsible for the manufacturing industry where she covers process manufacturing as well as automotive & discrete manufacturing.