Cloud Deployment

Deployment refers to the launch of an application or platform into the cloud for use by a client. A deployment model refers to the kind of cloud an enterprise is using. For instance, the public, private and hybrid clouds are all deployment models, as are community clouds, which are used by groups of organisations collectively.

News

Rackspace improves managed private cloud offering

Sep 25, 2014 Rene Millman

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

Red Hat moves from Linux to focus on cloud

Sep 24, 2014 Rene Millman

Openstack key to open source company’s fortunes

Canonical unveils Bootstack managed cloud offering

Sep 3, 2014 Rene Millman

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

Softlayer debuts bare metal servers for hire by the hour service

Aug 27, 2014 Rene Millman

IBM-owned firm offers customers hourly billing for cloud services

Mesosphere & Kubernetes integrates into Google cloud

Aug 19, 2014 Rene Millman

Adds Mesosphere clusters in cloud platform

Advice

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?

How to run an IT department as a cloud-aware business

Sep 9, 2014 Lesley Meall

The advent of cloud has changed things for CIOs - they must present a different face to business units

How to implement a BYOD policy in your workplace

Sep 2, 2014 David Cartwright

What should a CIO do to allow employees to bring their own devices to the workplace?

How to choose the best cloud platform for mixed environments

Aug 15, 2014 David Cartwright

What's the best platform when you support multiple technologies?

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

VMware hybrid cloud eases path to integration

Oct 25, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

Catalogue company Biomni adopts VCHS to improve flexibility of service offerings

Fighting dementia; the Alzheimer's Society takes the cloud route

Sep 21, 2012 Adrian Bridgwater

It's Alzheimer's Awareness Day today and the Alzheimer's Society is making full use of the cloud to spread its message

Sunderland cloud implementation points the way for local councils

May 4, 2012 Maxwell Cooter

Forget any notion that all councils are conservative when it comes to IT, Sunderland is set to be a pace-setter for some time

Netflix; testing and stretching the cloud’s capabilities

Mar 6, 2012 Karrie Kehoe

Online movie company Netflix's cloud architect talks about Cassandra, AWS and Greek mythology