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PAC Vendor Landscape: Cloud-focused Consulting & Systems Integration services in Germany

PAC positions 70+ providers in a new local PAC Vendor Landscape report Even though the cloud computing market has reached a certain level of maturity, it is expected to continue to grow fast in the coming years. Consequently, the demand for cloud-related consulting & systems integration (cloud C&SI) services will remain high. Many ...

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Key Challenges for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity challenges are increasing at a rapid pace and attacks are becoming much more professional as IT systems are becoming increasingly complex and are opening up to customers, suppliers, and partners. Advancing digitalization not only offers economic advantages, but also opens up new risks that are being exploited intensively by ...

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Atos: Cause for Optimism, Despite the Headlines

The resignation of the company’s new CEO after only three months and the decision to sell its BDS business to Airbus, has led many journalists and analysts (especially in France where we love to talk our companies down!) to paint a very negative picture of its current situation.

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Swisscom's IT Business: Key Focus Areas

From a pure telco to an IT provider Yesterday, Swisscom released its results for FY 2023. According to the report, IT services revenue grew by CHF 32 million (+2.8%), with just over one-third attributable to the acquisition of Axept Business Software. Swisscom Business Customers operates in a complex environment with very diverse markets and ...

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A glimpse of Dutch railway operator National Spoorwegen’s digital journey Sidney Siegertsz

A glimpse of Dutch railway operator National Spoorwegen’s digital journey

February 22, 2024

The Dutch railway operator National Spoorwegen (NS) is a national and international rail operator with a fleet of over 1,000 trains transporting 1.1 million daily passengers across 400 stations, employing approximately 20,000 employees. To transport over a million daily passengers to their destination on time, and to improve its services and ...

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PAC Vendor Landscape: Cloud-focused Consulting & Systems Integration services in Germany Karsten Leclerque

PAC Vendor Landscape: Cloud-focused Consulting & Systems Integration services in Germany

February 20, 2024

PAC positions 70+ providers in a new local PAC Vendor Landscape report Even though the cloud computing market has reached a certain level of maturity, it is expected to continue to grow fast in the coming years. Consequently, the demand for cloud-related consulting & systems integration (cloud C&SI) services will remain high. Many ...

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Key Challenges for Cybersecurity Wolfgang Schwab

Key Challenges for Cybersecurity

February 19, 2024

Cybersecurity challenges are increasing at a rapid pace and attacks are becoming much more professional as IT systems are becoming increasingly complex and are opening up to customers, suppliers, and partners. Advancing digitalization not only offers economic advantages, but also opens up new risks that are being exploited intensively by ...

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Le secteur public poursuit sa transformation numérique Franck Nassah

Le secteur public poursuit sa transformation numérique

February 13, 2024

Depuis quelques années, le secteur public français est en plein dans sa transformation numérique, et la pandémie a accéléré cette tendance. Les restrictions sociales ont mis en évidence la nécessité de disposer d'infrastructures et d'applications numériques fiables et performantes pour assurer le bon fonctionnement de l'ensemble des ...

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Key Focus Areas of Swisscom's IT Business Aida Oganesov

Swisscom's IT Business: Key Focus Areas

February 12, 2024

From a pure telco to an IT provider Yesterday, Swisscom released its results for FY 2023. According to the report, IT services revenue grew by CHF 32 million (+2.8%), with just over one-third attributable to the acquisition of Axept Business Software. Swisscom Business Customers operates in a complex environment with very diverse markets and ...

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OVHcloud opens its first Local Zone in Belgium Sidney Siegertsz

OVHcloud opens its first Local Zone in Belgium

February 08, 2024

OVH announced the opening of a public cloud ‘Local Zone’ in Brussels, Belgium

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Atos continues to perform relatively well Christophe Châlons

Atos: Cause for Optimism, Despite the Headlines

February 05, 2024

The resignation of the company’s new CEO after only three months and the decision to sell its BDS business to Airbus, has led many journalists and analysts (especially in France where we love to talk our companies down!) to paint a very negative picture of its current situation.

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Blog PAC, insight Finance France Eric Beaudet

Banques et établissements financiers français : La réduction de coûts et l’IA Générative définissent de nouvelles priorité

February 02, 2024

En 2022 et 2023, les banques européennes ont enregistré d'excellents résultats financiers, tirés par la hausse des taux d'intérêt après des années de niveaux historiquement bas.

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Sustainability-related IT Consulting & Services in Europe 2024 Aida Oganesov

Sustainability-related IT Consulting & Services in Europe 2024

January 19, 2024

Final results available As mentioned earlier this year, we at PAC were going to evaluate the most convincing approaches to meeting rising demand and position the leading providers in a PAC RADAR series on “Sustainability-related IT Consulting & Services in Europe 2024”.  Since then, PAC has analyzed the specific strengths and ...

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Delivering Gen AI value through IBM Client Engineering Sidney Siegertsz

Delivering Gen AI value through IBM Client Engineering

January 19, 2024

In a time of constant innovation, generative artificial intelligence (Gen AI) is quickly becoming one of the most defining technologies of our time. This may sound extravagant, but there’s no denying its great potential to increase productivity and efficiency. Gen AI's potential spans diverse applications, including enhancing customer service ...

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Observatoire de conjoncture Numeum-PAC Franck Nassah

Le numérique reste(ra) un moteur pour la croissance française

January 09, 2024

Les prévisions de croissance du PIB sont sujettes à des évolutions tous les trimestres ces derniers temps, ce qui montre l’ampleur des incertitudes qui planent sur l’économie de manière générale. Cela met aussi en exergue la difficulté à se projeter tellement les composantes du PIB peuvent évoluer rapidement dans un sens comme dans ...

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HR software and service provider Visma Raet splits into two separate companies Sidney Siegertsz

HR software and service provider Visma Raet splits into two separate companies

January 04, 2024

Visma, a cloud-based HR and payroll software provider to small, medium, and large organizations, announced it split Visma | Raet into two separate companies: Visma | Raet and Peple. Formed in the 90s and headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Visma comprises a collection of entrepreneurial companies, each with its own business autonomy and go-to-market ...

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L’IA générative, centre d’attention de la conférence AWS re:Invent Eric Beaudet

L’IA générative, centre d’attention de la conférence AWS re:Invent

December 12, 2023

Amazon Web Services (AWS) a tenu, début décembre, sa conférence annuelle AWS re:Invent à Las Vegas avec, quotidiennement, une « keynote » d’un membre du top-management suivi d’une série de présentations et d’annonces de nouveaux services. L’intelligence artificielle (IA) a été le thème dominant de la semaine et AWS en a ...

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CISO Organization and its Place in the Corporate Hierarchy Wolfgang Schwab

The CISO Organization and its Place in the Corporate Hierarchy

December 11, 2023

The role of the CISO has changed dramatically over the past decade. It used to be a more technical role. Today, the Chief Information Security Officer has much more of a business role, working closely with other Chief Officer functions, including the Chief Information Officer, to translate business strategies into security strategies and secure ...

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IBM announces the launch of the AI Alliance Aline Trautmann

IBM announces the launch of the AI Alliance – what role will it play amidst the recent wave of AI developments?

December 08, 2023

IBM, AMD, Berkley University, Dell, Intel, Red Hat, Service Now, and more than 50 other organizations and institutions around the globe announced the AI Alliance last week. Led by IBM, this initiative aims to promote an open innovation ecosystem for AI. The participating organizations and institutions are very diverse (e.g., universities ...

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PAC IT market Predictions for 2024 Wolfgang Schwab

PAC’s Predictions for 2024

November 28, 2023

Towards the end of each year, PAC analysts publish their “top predictions” for the following year(s). They highlight trends that are expected to impact the IT market in various ways – through above-average growth, huge business volumes, or shifts in demand or supply.

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What’s Next After the Big Wave of Lay-offs in the IT Industry in 2023? Iulia Sandut

What’s Next After the Big Wave of Lay-offs in the IT Industry in 2023?

November 28, 2023

The IT industry has experienced a surge in layoffs in 2023, affecting all ranges of companies, from startups to the “FAANG” brands. This is a significant shift, given the industry's remarkable YoY growth in recent decades. Is this a sign of a recession? Is AI already replacing humans? Is it a periodic staff adjustment? Or is the industry ...

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SPS event in Nurnberg - Digital technologies in the industrial world Arnold Vogt

SPS 2023 insights: digital technologies are flooding the industrial world

November 28, 2023

Two things were obvious at the SPS fair in Nuremberg: IT is the main value driver in the OT world today, and the SPS fair is as relevant as ever. Here are the key insights from our discussions with many industry experts: Container-based industrial edge management solutions are becoming widely available: Leveraging container technology to ...

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Dutch defense spends big on IT infrastructure, COMMS, and IT skills Sidney Siegertsz

Dutch defense spends big on IT infrastructure, COMMS, and IT skills

November 27, 2023

The Government of the Netherlands is sparing no expense for its ongoing tactical communication tools and related IT infrastructure program dubbed Foxtrot. The program, which kicked off in 2020 and is worth between €1 billion – €2.5 billion, is starting to take shape with the first platform with modern connectivity (Spiral 0) to be delivered ...

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Generative AI will be a “force multiplier” for ServiceNow Spencer Izard

Generative AI will be a “force multiplier” for ServiceNow

November 27, 2023

PAC recently had the opportunity to attend the EMEA Industry Analyst Summit co-located at the ServiceNow World Forum in Rotterdam. 2023 has been an interesting year for the technology industry due to the impact in awareness of what generative AI (GenAI) is and its far-reaching potential impact on how people function in both their personal and ...

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