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.





Equinix launches AWS Direct Connect in Europe

News 24 Nov, 2015 Clare Hopping

Companies can now connect privately owned and managed infrastructure directly to AWS

AWS wants you to escape from your SQL database

News 8 Oct, 2015 Joe Curtis

Cloud giant now hosts MariaDB as it simplifies and speeds up database migrations

Cloud file transfer

Box and IBM team up on new data capture and sharing tools

News 1 Oct, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Key management and legal hold support also coming to the cloud storage platform

Criteo hops on Huawei cloud for private Parisian Hadoop cluster

News 28 Sep, 2015 Jane McCallion

French datacentre becomes the "biggest in Europe"

Rackspace unveils Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager

News 20 Aug, 2015 Adam Shepherd

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

HP helps Leeds Building Society boost online services

News 20 May, 2015 Jane McCallion

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

Netsuite to open new datacentre in Europe later this year

News 6 May, 2015 Maggie Holland

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

Microsoft transports Azure to datacentre with Azure Stack

News 6 May, 2015 Clare Hopping

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

OwnCloud Server 8.0 review

Reviews 4 May, 2015 Kat Orphanides Andy Webb

Elegant cloud storage from your own Linux server

Rackspace opens latest energy-efficient data centre

News 23 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

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

HP's cost-effective Cloudline servers target cloud providers

News 11 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The company hopes to take on white box rivals with new server range

DWP extends HP hosting deal under Accord contract

News 19 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Department is experiencing issues transitioning IT to another hosting service, analyst claims

vCloud Air review

Reviews 31 Oct, 2014 David Cartwright

A new name but will it tempt VMware users onto the cloud?

Rackspace improves managed private cloud offering

News 25 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud firm offering customers 99.99 per cent uptime guarantee on OpenStack cloud

What to do when your cloud implementation goes wrong

Advice 12 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

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

Canonical unveils Bootstack managed cloud offering

News 3 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Linux firm offers to manage Openstack environments for $15 per server per day

Silver Peak looks to integrate networking with cloud

News 15 Aug, 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

News 14 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

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

How to stop cloud costs escalating

Advice 12 Aug, 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

Advice 5 Aug, 2014 David Cartwright

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