While upselling Zoho One and maintaining focus on SMBs, Zoho taps into enterprises as its portfolio matures

Zoho integrates enterprise capabilities into Zoho One and pushes upmarket While new enterprise customers are more likely to utilize apps from multiple vendors, Zoho has been successfully upselling Zoho One to customers, such as IIFL, that start with smaller product suites like CRM Plus. Zoho One includes Zoho’s bundled offerings for CRM, finance, human resources, […]

Becoming the bridge: EY and its 2020 Global Information Security Survey

TBR perspective EY’s latest Global Information Security Survey illuminates critical aspects of how EY sees itself positioned in the cybersecurity services market, even as it informs on the trends and troubling developments across the information security space. Reviewing a preview of the results, TBR was struck by three elements: First, EY clearly sees itself as […]

SAIC and Unisys Federal: Penetration, growth and confidence, with questions around IP and integration

Consolidation continues SAIC’s agreement to purchase Unisys’ federal business for $1.2 billion (which includes present value tax assets of approximately $175 million) is just the latest example of the continued consolidation of the public sector IT services market, which has been ongoing for the past four years. For example, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) purchased Lockheed Martin’s […]

HCLT builds its IoT practice on experience, expertise and IP

TBR perspective While HCL Technologies (HCLT) initially used its intellectual property (IP) to create complete solutions for its customers, it is now making available other third-party solution packages, white-labelled components and solutions for end customers, other systems integrators, and value-added resellers. The company’s partnerships with PTC and edge hardware vendors Dell Technologies and Hewlett Packard […]

AI, Accenture and Amazon: HITS acquisitions update 2020

Accenture’s steady appetite, Amazon’s potential new offering and Google’s uncertain moves Accenture’s acquisition of Clarity Insights follows the company’s INTIENT purchase and rounds out a typically active acquisition year for one of the leaders in TBR’s HITS benchmark. Clarity Insights brings Accenture AI and machine learning capabilities, 350 healthcare data scientists, and healthcare industry clients. […]

Use of container technology solidifies Red Hat’s DevSecOps approach amid intensifying threats toward IT

Through DevSecOps, Red Hat builds in security across the entire stack, preserving its differentiation in the security space In today’s IT landscape, security is often overlooked in many DevOps and Agile models, yet for some, it is becoming a priority. Put simply, DevSecOps takes DevOps to the next level, tightly integrating security in every stage […]

Amid rise of Kubernetes as standard in cloud-native deployment, vendors vie to be leading hybrid enablers

Startups seek differentiation in an escalating market with niche, data-friendly tools While many industry incumbents are taking the fast-paced Kubernetes market by storm, TBR argues the overall market is still in its infancy, leaving ample room for vendors to position their offerings as unique to developer customers. In a room filled with ambitious startups, Humio […]