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

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"

AWS revamps SMB tech support and training offerings

Mar 4, 2014 Jane McCallion

Tech support and new functionality premiered by IaaS giant

Advice

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

Do you speak cloud? Why you may need to learn a new lingo

Jan 31, 2014 Rene Millman

Moving to cloud is not just about a new technology, it's about mastering a new jargon too. Are you prepared?

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