Cloud Computing Overview: General advice on solutions


War grave archive goes into the cloud

Jul 25, 2014 Rene Millman

Commonwealth War Graves Commission uses AWS to power online archive

Microsoft opens up Azure to Packer & OpenNebula

Jul 23, 2014 Rene Millman

New open source tools land on Azure

Azzurri adds Icon Connect to its cloud tool suite

Jul 22, 2014 Rene Millman

Company aims to improve reliability of network-based cloud services

SMB cloud app adoption causing productivity issues

Jul 21, 2014 Rene Millman

Research warns that overuse of cloud apps by SMBs could impair productivity

Cloud infrastructure spend to hit $4bn in EMEA

Jul 21, 2014 Rene Millman

Market for cloud hardware reaching tipping point in EMEA, it is claimed


Getting to grips with auto-scaling services

Jul 28, 2014 David Cartwright

Your cloud infrastructure needs can go up, but do they ever come back down? How can you scale effectively?

How to write a cloud security policy

Jul 17, 2014 Davey Winder

Your old policy may cover the basics but it may not be appropriate for services in the cloud: time for a rethink

Skills shortage? how to spot the cowboy training companies

Mar 28, 2014 Nick Booth

There's a shortage of cloud skills, so it’s time for dodgy trainers to cash in. How do you spot the bad boys?

Patent trolls and service providers do battle in the cloud

Mar 10, 2014 Jane McCallion

2014 could be the year US patent law changes, but in whose favour will it turn?

Networking in the cloud: Do it right or just don't bother

Feb 11, 2014 Rene Millman

How can you architect and network your cloud infrastructure so it reaches its full potential?

Case Studies

Q&A with Will Venters

Jun 9, 2014 Will Venters

Academic and author, Will Venters, is the first of our expert panel members to be questioned on his career and attitude to cloud

Gritit diversifies its business thanks to the cloud

May 7, 2014 Rene Millman

It has morphed from a gritting company to one that also shares technology with other firms around the world...

Q&A: Angel Diaz, IBM

May 2, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

We speak to Angel Diaz, vice president of open technology and cloud performance at IBM...

Servers on clouds

Anthony Nolan turns to cloud to modernise its infrastructure

Apr 21, 2014 Rene Millman

The blood cancer charity now has greater flexibility, security and cost control thanks to the cloud

Smyths is more than toying with the idea of cloud

Dec 28, 2013 Rene Millman

Toy retailer turns to cloud computing to help cope with seasonal trends and grow its business