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. 

 

News

Azure customers hit by multiple outages

Aug 18, 2014 Rene Millman

Customers around the world unable to access Microsoft cloud

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

Microsoft opens up Azure to Packer & OpenNebula

Jul 23, 2014 Rene Millman

New open source tools land on Azure

Rackspace shakes up offering with managed cloud services

Jul 15, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Rackspace looks to attract companies struggling with full cloud deployments

IBM & Microsoft join Google Kubernetes cloud container project

Jul 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Containerisation could prevent vendor lock-in

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 defend against a cloud-based DDoS combination attack

Jul 25, 2014 Davey Winder

Protecting your cloud from cyber-extortion isn't rocket science; you need a plan and a cool head

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 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?

How to connect to cloud services

Jul 8, 2014 Steve Cassidy

It's not enough to have your ISP: are you sure it can handle your cloud demands?

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