Cloud Management

There is now a massive market for tools that allow you to manage your cloud resources. From simple status and performance reports to automatically adding or removing assets, the level of visibility and control can be quite significant. Some will alert you to impending problems and even allow you to manage multi-cloud enviroments through one product. 



VMware unveils cloud-based DR service

Apr 16, 2014 Rene Millman

Allows customers to automatically replicate infrastructure in one of VMware datacentres

ElasticHosts debuts new pricing model

Apr 9, 2014 Jane McCallion

Elastic Containers auto-scale to eliminate over-provisioning and reduce costs

Ericsson opts for OpenStack in deal with Mirantis

Apr 4, 2014 Jane McCallion

Rumoured $30 million deal will see VMware replaced with OpenSource cloud management software

Multiple clouds

Multi-cloud strategy proves popular with UK businesses

Apr 1, 2014 Jane McCallion

Over half of companies use more than one provider, research suggests

Cisco to spend $1 billion buying its way into the cloud

Mar 24, 2014 Rene Millman

Looks to shoehorn Internet of Things into world's biggest "Intercloud"


Cloud sprawl: how best to manage your cloud instances

Apr 22, 2014 Rene Millman

The advantage of cloud is that anyone can fire it up- but that's its disadvantage too. How can you deal with all the cloud workloads?

How to make sense of cloud instances

Apr 11, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

Sometimes cloud seems designed to confuse customers - and "instance" is a term that is much misunderstood

Cloud brokers - a helping hand to cloud deployment?

Feb 21, 2014 Rene Millman

As more cloud products come out every week, finding the right one can be a job in itself – enter the cloud broker

How to monitor your cloud implementation

Feb 7, 2014 David Cartwright

Setting up a cloud is the easy bit, but making sure it keeps running is a different matter

Rise of the (configuration) robots

Feb 4, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

Having the right configuration tools for your cloud can cut down the complexity

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