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.






  1. Rackspace unveils Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager

    Aug 20, 2015 Adam Shepherd

    24/7 support and turnkey deployment solutions will "allow customers to deploy content faster and with less hassle than ever before”

  2. HP helps Leeds Building Society boost online services

    May 20, 2015 Jane McCallion

    HP and partners bring in-branch customer service experience to web and mobile

  3. Netsuite to open new datacentre in Europe later this year

    May 6, 2015 Maggie Holland

    Cloud giant to tackle data sovereignty concerns with EU site, plus one new US build

  4. Microsoft transports Azure to datacentre with Azure Stack

    May 6, 2015 Clare Hopping

    New Azure service will make it easier for enterprises to manage their operations, claims Microsoft

  5. Rackspace opens latest energy-efficient data centre

    Apr 23, 2015 Joe Curtis

    Managed cloud provider cuts energy usage by 80 per cent with Crawley site


  1. What to do when your cloud implementation goes wrong

    Sep 12, 2014 Clare Hopping

    All companies want their cloud deployments to proceed smoothly but what if things go wrong: what are the options?

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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?

  5. 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.

Case Studies

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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