Cloud Computing Overview: General advice on solutions


EMC denies plans to sell VMware stake

Sep 12, 2014 Rene Millman

Resists pressure from activist hedge fund to dispose of virtualisation giant

OpenStack market to reach $3.3bn by 2018

Sep 11, 2014 Rene Millman

Open source cloud revenues will quadruple in size over next four years, 451 Research claims

Cloud users pay twice as much as they need for services

Sep 8, 2014 Rene Millman

Over-provisioning cloud capacity is costing firms dear as old legacy habits die hard

Microsoft boosts app cloud migration to Azure

Sep 8, 2014 Rene Millman

Microsoft Migration Accelerator for Azure aims to speed up move to cloud

Salesforce bolsters support for its wearables initiative

Sep 5, 2014 Rene Millman

Wants to become platform of choice for wearable tech in the enterprisse


How to get high performance computing from the cloud

Aug 28, 2014 Nick Booth

The cloud can get your computing power to step things up a notch, as Nick Booth discovers...

How to manage shadow IT in the cloud

Aug 26, 2014 Davey Winder

The cloud has made applications more accessible than ever, but how can firms best manage and mitigate associated risks?

How should CIOs manage their cloud provider relationship?

Aug 22, 2014 Clare Hopping

How you manage the relationship with your cloud vendor can make or break your cloud implementation

Cloud service provision: how much is enough?

Aug 22, 2014 Davey Winder

Is a single relationship the way to go or should you engage with multiple vendors?

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?

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