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

Government cloud

SMBs gain most as G-Cloud sales hit £154 million

Apr 17, 2014 Rene Millman

Small businesses bag most government cloud deals

SoftLayer to offer IBM security and disaster recovery cloud services

Apr 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Customers get access to virtualised server recovery

BT and Microsoft team up to deliver private Azure connectivity

Apr 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Telco will provide VPN links to Microsoft's cloud

Mitel launches cloud-based business comms offering for service providers

Mar 17, 2014 Rene Millman

Will allow service providers to offer business communications as a service

UCAS and Telefonica clinch project wins at UK Cloud Awards

Feb 27, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Two major projects scoop top awards while AWS wins best provider gong

Advice

Skills shortage? how to spot the cowboy training companies

Mar 28, 2014 Nick Booth

There's a shortage of cloud skills, so it’s time for dodgy trainers to cash in. How do you spot the bad boys?

Cloud brokers - a helping hand to cloud deployment?

Feb 21, 2014 Rene Millman

As more cloud products come out every week, finding the right one can be a job in itself – enter the cloud broker

How cloud is finding its place in the pharmaceutical industry

Feb 18, 2014 Billy MacInnes

Despite concerns over its regulatory environment, cloud has a role in the pharmaceutical world

How to monitor your cloud implementation

Feb 7, 2014 David Cartwright

Setting up a cloud is the easy bit, but making sure it keeps running is a different matter

Do you speak cloud? Why you may need to learn a new lingo

Jan 31, 2014 Rene Millman

Moving to cloud is not just about a new technology, it's about mastering a new jargon too. Are you prepared?

Case Studies

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

Cutting carbon emissions through cloud - the Ricoh story

Aug 3, 2012 Miya Knights

Cloud has become a crucial part of Ricoh's environmental plans - it's the way to cut emissions