Google

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.

Best cloud storage for the UK in 2016

Best
4 Feb, 2016
Rene Millman

Cloud storage service prices are falling through the roof, but which ones should you go for?

Google bolsters cloud services, but keeps quiet on earnings

News
2 Feb, 2016
Aaron Lee

Nobody knows how well Google Cloud is doing

Only 13 per cent of companies use cloud email

News
2 Feb, 2016
Clare Hopping

Gartner study shows there is still a way to go before adoption becomes widespread

How to transfer your contacts from Android to iPhone via the cloud

Tutorials
31 Dec, 2015
Clare Hopping

We explain how to get all your contacts onto your iPhone without manually inputting them from your Android phone

2015: The year in cloud

In-depth
29 Dec, 2015
Maxwell Cooter

Max Cooter looks back on a big year for cloud computing...

Cloud question mark

Google building new IM app to find answers

News
24 Dec, 2015
Clare Hopping

The app will use artificial intelligence and chatbot technology to find the answer to any question

How to delete emails in Gmail

Tutorials
22 Dec, 2015
Clare Hopping

We explain how to remove all your Gmail messages or just those that are old, large, from a particular person or just spam

Office 365 vs Google Apps: Which is best for business?

Vs
22 Dec, 2015
Barry Collins Rene Millman

Microsoft and Google's productivity suites go head-to-head

OneDrive vs Google Drive vs Dropbox

Vs
21 Dec, 2015
Adam Shepherd

We put three of the biggest players in cloud storage head to head to find the best in 2015

Google+ and Dropbox being used to scam victims

News
18 Dec, 2015
Clare Hopping

Emails claiming to be notifications from the companies are forwarding users to adult dating sites

Cloudyn raises $11m funding to expand worldwide

News
15 Dec, 2015
Clare Hopping

Israeli company will focus on sales and marketing

Google announces its very own cloud CDN

News
11 Dec, 2015
Clare Hopping

The solution builds upon Google's existing content network, but makes it more automated for faster delivery

Word alternatives

Advice
7 Dec, 2015
Rene Millman

Word is the powerhouse of word processing, but what other choices exist in the cloud?

Skype alternatives

Advice
30 Nov, 2015
Rene Millman

Skype is one of the most popular cloud-based communications services, but what others options are available?

Google suffers cloud outage in Europe

News
30 Nov, 2015
Rene Millman

Loss of service blamed on capacity overload and human error

Public cloud continues to grows, but concerns persist

News
27 Nov, 2015
Rene Millman

Many firms still have problems with workload visibility, monitoring and managing outages

Google and Apple can unlock smartphones via the cloud, claims attorney

News
24 Nov, 2015
Rene Millman

New York County district attorney report claims unencrypted devices can be unlocked on demand

Migrate to cloud key

Google chooses CloudEndure as migration partner

News
19 Nov, 2015
Clare Hopping

The solution will help Google's Cloud clients migrate to its cloud services

PowerPoint alternatives

Advice
18 Nov, 2015
Rene Millman

PowerPoint is the presentation software application "du jour", but can other options prise you away from Microsoft?

Excel alternatives

Advice
16 Nov, 2015
Rene Millman

Most organisations cannot live without Excel, but there are other options