Articles By Philbert Shih

Phil Shih is Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research, an independent research firm focused on the cloud, hosting and data center infrastructure service provider markets. Structure Research is squarely focused on the SMB to mid-tier segments with an emphasis on international markets, particularly the Asia-pacific region.

Digital Ocean continues to expand its application development toolset with an agreement to acquire PaaS provider CloudWays. Digital Ocean will…

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Fastly appoints Todd Nightingale as new CEO, faces growth challenge

Edge cloud platform provider Fastly appointed Todd Nightingale as its new CEO, effective September 1, 2022. Nightingale will also join…

 

VMware uses Rackspace for SASE security service, solving edge data center challenges

By Philbert Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research VMware, in the midst of being acquired by Broadcom, isn’t stopping…

 

Will Digital Ocean use M&A for CDN or edge services power SaaS growth?

Cloud services provider Digital Ocean recently shared some insights and data points with investors about the state of the business…

 

Broadcom makes $61B bid for VMware; will edge computing efforts thrive?

Infrastructure software and semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom looks to acquire enterprise and edge software company VMware in a $61 billion buy-out…

 

Equinix expands deeper into Latin America, acquires four data centers in Chile

Equinix has announced the expansion of its Platform Exquinix deeper into the Latin American market after the acquisition of four…

 

AWS IoT TwinMaker comes to life with edge data

By Philbert Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research AWS has released AWS IoT TwinMaker into general availability as well…

 

VPLS secures funding, buys Dallas data center

By Philbert Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research Fresh off a round of funding, data center operator VPLS acquired…

 

Hivelocity cooks up cloud storage partnership with Wasabi

Hivelocity, a provider of bare metal cloud and edge computing solutions, announced a partnership with cloud storage provider Wasabi Technologies….

 

QTS’ Open-IX certification, AWS deal suggest data gravity is moving to the edge

Data center services provider QTS Realty Trust has expanded the number of facilities achieving Open Internet Exchange certification, following on…

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