Money tight? Consider your motivation before moving to cloud

Opinion 13 Oct, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

Opt for cloud, but not at any cost. That's Max Cooter's advice...

Learning the lessons of failure

Opinion 22 Sep, 2015 Steve Cassidy

Can the enterprise teach the internet a thing or two about designing for failure?

Is moving to the cloud a good or bad idea?

Opinion 14 Jul, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

Max Cooter looks at whether the cloud makes financial sense for everyone...

A taxing issue for cloud providers

Opinion 10 Jul, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

To tax or not to tax? Max Cooter ponders whether politicians should keep their nose out of tech affairs...

No cloud on horizon for start-ups

Opinion 23 Jun, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

Cloud is making it easier than ever for innovative companies to be created and then thrive, writes Max Cooter

The security flaws of a connected world

Opinion 8 Jun, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

Invasion of the data snatchers

Full steam ahead: why the future of gaming lies in the cloud

Opinion 30 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Spotify's PlayStation app is the latest step in gaming's transformation to a cloud-based industry

Cloud vision? It seems a bit of a blur!

Opinion 19 Mar, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

Max Cooter feels he's gone back to the nineties and wonders where it all went wrong


UK Cloud Awards demonstrates health of cloud industry

Opinion 13 Feb, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

The judges have been busy looking through the entries and Max Cooter is pleased with the volume and quality of nominations


Amazon WorkMail vs IBM Notes: Will it be a knockout fight?

Opinion 3 Feb, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

Amazon WorkMail is yet another example of how fast AWS can move in response to market demand, says Max Cooter

Cloud in review: Looking back to 2014 and forward to 2015

Opinion 29 Dec, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Max Cooter looks back on the year gone by and makes some predictions about the year ahead...

Better together: Overcoming cloud challenges through collaboration

Opinion 3 Dec, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Max Cooter ponders if the cloud world really needs any more industry bodies to represent it...

Cloud brokers: What are the benefits of using them?

Opinion 24 Oct, 2014

451 Research's Dr Owen Rogers explains how brokers help firms get more from off-premise investments

Boosting cloud with faster connections

Opinion 16 Sep, 2014 Steve Cassidy

How dedicated links make your cloud deployment work

Let's act to keep G Cloud flame burning

Opinion 11 Sep, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Is it time to rally behind G Cloud - or will it quietly fade away?

Why CSPs don't tell you all about their infrastructures

Opinion 9 Sep, 2014 Steve Cassidy

A bunch of monitoring companies is emerging, thanks to the secretive nature of cloud providers

Red Hat sees a cloudy future for telcos

Opinion 3 Sep, 2014 Steve Cassidy

Telcos and cloud has not been the easiest of partnerships, is Red Hat about to change that?

Apple not to blame for leaked pics; keep the cloud out of it

Opinion 3 Sep, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

There were plenty of commentators lining up to blame the cloud for celebrity embarrassment, but the finger pointing needs to stop

How US cloud providers fought the law ... and the law won

Opinion 2 Sep, 2014 Andrew Joint

When it comes to a battle against the might of the US legal system, is there any hope for cloud providers?