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

AMD & Canonical team up to put cloud in a box

Sep 17, 2014 Rene Millman

It's hoped partnership will help ease customer deployments of OpenStack

HP offers help to companies moving to OpenStack

Sep 8, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Professional services for firms wanting to make the move

Canonical unveils Bootstack managed cloud offering

Sep 3, 2014 Rene Millman

Linux firm offers to manage Openstack environments for $15 per server per day

Softlayer debuts bare metal servers for hire by the hour service

Aug 27, 2014 Rene Millman

IBM-owned firm offers customers hourly billing for cloud services

CenturyLink launches global private cloud service

Aug 21, 2014 Rene Millman

Goes live in 57 datacentres, aims for public cloud capability

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

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