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

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

Rackspace extends DevOps service with Windows support

Aug 13, 2014 Clare Hopping

The enhanced DevOps automation services now includes an advisory service for customers

Microsoft opens up Azure to Packer & OpenNebula

Jul 23, 2014 Rene Millman

New open source tools land on Azure

BBC puts local radio stations in the cloud

Jul 4, 2014 Rene Millman

Four stations in pilot that could save costs by sharing infrastructure and reducing upgrade times

Advice

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.

Should I move to cloud or stick to outsourced services?

Jun 26, 2014

Outsourcing has been around for years: our panel considers if this continues to be the best option

How to get return on investment from the cloud

May 9, 2014 Clare Hopping

The cost of public cloud is dropping fast, so how can you make sure you're getting value for money?

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