From the Internet of Things to machine learning and artificial intelligence: German companies are currently confronted with numerous trends that are prompting many of them to rethink their business models. In order to hold their own against the competition and react to trends, more and more companies are relocating their IT landscapes to the cloud. Many are resorting to the recommendations of analysts to help them navigate the provider environment. One example is Crisp Research: The market research company recently took a close look at the cloud market in its so-called Crisp Vendor Universe study, with the aim of helping IT decision-makers in companies select a suitable cloud provider.
In the study Crisp Research offers a current market overview in five categories: Cloud Platforms, Cloud Security Management Services, Managed Container Services, Managed Public and Hybrid Cloud Providers. The market researchers examined a total of 110 offerings. The Open Telekom Cloud, Deutsche Telekom's public cloud offering, performed above average among the infrastructure and platform offerings (IaaS and PaaS) evaluated. In the "Product Value Creation" category, for example, the Open Telekom Cloud was at 64 percent, more than eight percentage points above the average. In the "Vendor Performance" category, with 55 percent the Open Telekom Cloud was almost five percentage points above the average provider rating.