Private Cloud

The alternative to putting your data and applications into a public cloud, along with many other clients, is to step security and service up a notch and go for a segregated solution. It’s like roping-off a section of the bar for your private party. You can have some ownership or control of the service, software and hardware sharing is limited and encryption is king.

 

 

News

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HP boosts Helion Openstack with dev tools & secure storage

Oct 24, 2014 Rene Millman

Hardware giant makes good on promises it made earlier in the year

Microsoft & Dell to offer Azure-in-a-box

Oct 23, 2014 Rene Millman

Software giant's latest offering to provide customers with Azure-like private cloud

EMC acquires large stake of VCE from Cisco

Oct 23, 2014 Rene Millman

Leaves Cisco with 10 per stake in joint venture

HP improves workload protection with Helion enhancements

Oct 20, 2014 Rene Millman

HP expands cloud-based disaster recovery cloud service

Huawei & Accenture focus on enterprise with private cloud service

Oct 20, 2014 Rene Millman

Partnership will also offer carrier business support services

Advice

The Microsoft Cloud Platform System unpacked

Oct 20, 2014 Mary Branscombe

Microsoft debuts an Azure-consistent private cloud delivered in a box

Five common cloud problems – and how to fix them

Jul 29, 2014 Nick Booth

Success has many fathers, but failures are orphans. Here we name the main progenitors of the cloud’s problem children

Cloud IT management

How to work with bare metal cloud services

Jul 22, 2014 David Cartwright

When virtualised infrastructure won't cut it, is bare metal the answer?

How to get the most out of your cloud’s user interface

Jul 18, 2014 David Cartwright

If you can’t use your provider’s GUI, you can’t use its cloud. What’s the best way to get to grips with a cloud’s control panel?

Should I move to cloud or stick to outsourced services?

Jun 26, 2014

Outsourcing has been around for years: our panel considers if this continues to be the best option

Case Studies

Q&A with David Cartwright

Jul 31, 2014 David Cartwright

The latest member of our expert panel to sit in the editor's hot seat is David Cartwright, who reflects on a varied career

Citrix private cloud boosts motor firm growth

May 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Car sales firm rolls out Citrix desktop to showrooms and call centre.

Cloud ERP systems improves traceability

Nov 21, 2013 Rene Millman

Noble Foods puts its eggs in cloud basket

Arriva opts for private cloud to deal with increasing demands on ticketing website

Oct 4, 2013 Rene Millman

Private cloud replaces dedicated servers to handle spikes in traffic and cope with future demand

Cloud provider Oncore gets switched on with new infrastructure

Jan 10, 2013 Rene Millman

When London-based provider Oncore looked to boost its cloud infrastructure, it meant ditching the legacy hardware