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

HP helps Leeds Building Society boost online services

May 20, 2015 Jane McCallion

HP and partners bring in-branch customer service experience to web and mobile

Microsoft transports Azure to datacentre with Azure Stack

May 6, 2015 Clare Hopping

New Azure service will make it easier for enterprises to manage their operations, claims Microsoft

OpenStack distributions cheaper than private clouds

May 1, 2015 Clare Hopping

451 Research claims OpenStack can be cheaper, but recruitment and overheads present a challenge

Cloud responsible for increased IT infrastructure growth

Apr 28, 2015 Clare Hopping

Cloud spending represented 17 per cent of total IT infrastructure expenditure

Datacentre colocation market to increase 58% by 2017

Apr 17, 2015 Clare Hopping

Annual revenues will shoot to $36 billion in the next two years, with the biggest growth in Asia Pacific

Advice

Private Cloud

What is private cloud?

Jan 21, 2015 Barry Collins

Private cloud: What is it and is it the right choice for you? Read on to find out...

Private Cloud

How to securely migrate data to a private cloud

Oct 29, 2014 Davey Winder

Ditch the assumptions over security in private cloud, they may leave data open to compromise

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?

Case Studies

British Medical Journal cuts application deployment time with private cloud

Feb 27, 2015 Rene Millman

Medical publishing house uses flexible cloud infrastructure to boost agility

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