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.




  1. Platform9 raises $10m funding to grow distribution

    Aug 19, 2015 Clare Hopping

    The startup also announced deployment of OpenStack using VMware vSphere

  2. Office shoe retailer signs up to Rackspace private cloud

    Jul 31, 2015 Clare Hopping

    The partnership forms part of Office's strategy towards complete digital transformation

  3. Rackspace to roll out Azure as managed service

    Jul 14, 2015 Joe Curtis

    Customers can run Azure public cloud alongside Rackspace’s private offering

  4. VMware launches AppCatalyst and Project Bonneville

    Jun 23, 2015 Clare Hopping

    The innovations will streamline cloud-native app development and deployment

  5. James Cameron turns to HP's cloud for Avatar sequel support

    Jun 4, 2015 Jane McCallion

    HP Helion cloud will play key role in creation of "next generation" experience


  1. 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...

  2. 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

  3. The Microsoft Cloud Platform System unpacked

    Oct 20, 2014 Mary Branscombe

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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Citrix private cloud boosts motor firm growth

    May 14, 2014 Rene Millman

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

  4. Cloud ERP systems improves traceability

    Nov 21, 2013 Rene Millman

    Noble Foods puts its eggs in cloud basket

  5. 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