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

VMware opens second UK cloud datacentre

Jul 23, 2014 Rene Millman

Chessington joins Slough as VMware looks to boost vCloud Hybrid Service

Microsoft Azure bags security boost through Barracuda partnership

Jul 18, 2014 Rene Millman

Redmond also does deals with NetApp, Equnix and EMC

IBM & Microsoft join Google Kubernetes cloud container project

Jul 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Containerisation could prevent vendor lock-in

Registration open for "world's first" global private cloud

Jun 24, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Registrars will be able to share data as easily as on Facebook, claim developers

Six in ten firms now “cloud reliant”

Jun 10, 2014 Rene Millman

But the rest have unfavourable view of the cloud, according to report

Advice

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

How to turn your datacentre into a private cloud

May 20, 2014 Nick Booth

Why CIOs should look to cloudify a datacentre

Case Studies

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

Breaking news: how the media have been quick to adopt cloud

Dec 6, 2012 Billy MacInnes

Media organisations have been quick to adopt cloud with several firms reaping the benefits of the technology