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News

Chromebook buyers to get 1TB of free Google cloud storage

Nov 25, 2014 Rene Millman

Search giant ups ante in war with Microsoft and other cloud storage rivals

Google unveils autoscaling for Compute Engine

Nov 19, 2014 Rene Millman

Beta version finally catches up with AWS and Micrsoft

Average cloud app costs $2.56 per hour to run, research shows

Nov 7, 2014 Rene Millman

Hourly price of cloud applications costs around the same as a cup of coffee, 451 Research shows

Advice

Best free cloud apps for business

Oct 29, 2014 Clare Hopping

Mobility is key for enterprises and that’s why it’s important to ensure you have the mobile cloud apps to access files wherever you are

Best cloud storage 2014: which one is best?

Jun 2, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

We round up the best cloud storage products available in 2014

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: Martin Russell, head of IT services, Just Eat

Sep 27, 2013 Jane McCallion

We asked Martin Russell, head of IT at takeaway ordering service Just Eat about the company’s use of Google Apps

Cloud, all cloud. Signagelive on life without servers

Jun 28, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

Companies that are 100 percent cloud are a rare breed. Signagelive explains how it made the move

Northern Ireland education turns to the cloud

Jul 30, 2012 Billy MacInnes

One of the largest cloud education projects in the UK is in Northern Ireland, where monthly billing has smoothed the path to acceptance

Products

Google positions itself as the infrastructure monster – having spent billions on its own scary systems it claims to offer you the same level of rocket science for yours.

Among its cloud offerings are App Engine for building easy to manage apps and websites; Storage – which does what it says on the tin; and the new Compute Engine for running large computing jobs on virtual machines, scaling to tens of thousands of cores.