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

Hybrid cloud use to rise but held back by skills shortage

Nov 24, 2014 Rene Millman

Ovum research reveals disconnect between budget holders and implementers of cloud projects

Rackspace to offer Microsoft private cloud support

Nov 13, 2014 Rene Millman

Will offer Azure-like service as a private cloud

Private Cloud

Wipro & Red Hat to focus on DevOps & OpenStack together

Nov 10, 2014 Rene Millman

Pair set out plans to jointly deliver OpenStack private clouds and OpenShift

Hitachi makes updates to its cloud offerings

Oct 27, 2014 Rene Millman

Enhancements to speed up public cloud deployment, also offers managed private cloud

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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

Advice

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?

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?

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