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

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

Horizon 6 release beefs up VMware's end user computing ambitions

Jun 30, 2014 Alex Hamilton

VMware looking to help companies manage a scaleable fleet of virtual machines

Wolfram Research moves into the cloud

Jun 25, 2014 Rene Millman

Wolfram Programming Cloud could help firms develop and deploy apps in minutes, claims firm

Box: CIOs must embrace user-centric IT

Jun 9, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud storage and collaboration firm trumpets need to put end-user experience at heart of all IT projects

Advice

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?

How to make sense of cloud instances

Apr 11, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

Sometimes cloud seems designed to confuse customers - and "instance" is a term that is much misunderstood

IT departments still not fully progressing down DevOps path

Mar 10, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

There’s been plenty of talk about the emergence of DevOps as a phenomenon within organisations, but what does it mean in practical terms?

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