Cloud Hosting

Using cloud-based virtual servers, rather than your own  infrastructure, brings significant benefits in cost and flexibility. The number of servers can change to meet your requirements, either according to planned expansions and contractions or even on-the-fly dictated by workload with no need for capital investment.  However, you may not know where your resources are stored or with whom they’re sharing datacentre space.

 

 

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News

Silver Peak looks to integrate networking with cloud

Aug 15, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Unity designed to speed up SaaS applications and provide greater visibility for IT departments

OpenStack adds hosted private cloud category to Marketplace

Aug 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Organisation says new option underscores interest from enterprises for different cloud models

Rackspace shakes up offering with managed cloud services

Jul 15, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Rackspace looks to attract companies struggling with full cloud deployments

Claranet’s latest research shows business needs, data security and data sovereignty is driving migration

May 30, 2014 Clare Hopping

The move to cloud is being driven by business needs not cost cutting claims Claranet

Rackspace signals retreat from cloud price war

May 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Cheap infrastructure shouldn't be only concern for cloud users warns Rackspace CTO

Advice

How to stop cloud costs escalating

Aug 12, 2014 David Cartwright

Going to cloud should help save money, just as long as you start on the right track and plan carefully

How to use the cloud for disaster recovery

Aug 5, 2014 David Cartwright

The cloud is an ideal vehicle for keeping your business running. Here are some tips to follow

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 prepare for the cloud

Jul 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Are you ready for cloud? It pays to look at what your organisation does and what it needs.

How to change cloud providers

Jul 11, 2014 David Cartwright

If you've signed up for a cloud provider, then there's no guarantee you'll stay forever - what do you when you want to move?

Case Studies

UCAS clears admission problems with move to the cloud

Jan 2, 2014 Rene Millman

Mix of Azure and AWS helps UCAS students into university places

Cloud is a hit with Anchorfan

Oct 15, 2013 Rene Millman

Social sports website uses cloud to handle spikes in traffic caused by major sporting events

Crossrail - managing complexity through the cloud

May 2, 2013 Rene Millman

Crossrail is a highly complex operation; cloud was the way to bring three separate companies together

How Kempinski Hotels used cloud to improve staff efficiency

Jan 22, 2013 Rene Millman

By opting for cloud, Kempinski Hotels freed up its IT staff to drive efficiency from applications rather than running the infrastructure

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