Cloud Development

Cloud development refers to the creation and evolution of platforms by cloud providers to meet the needs of their clients. These could come in the form of add-ons to existing applications, the creation of new, stand-alone applications or web services, or open platforms which allow application developers to use any server, programming language, operating system or database they desire. Cloud development also refers to the continued and ongoing improving of an application.

News

Home Office looks to G-Cloud for future IT

Jul 2, 2014 Alex Hamilton

The Home Office has announced it will be the next department to cut large contracts and head to the G-Cloud

Claranet’s latest research shows business needs, data security and data sovereignty is driving migration

May 30, 2014 Clare Hopping

The move to cloud is being driven by business needs not cost cutting claims Claranet

Oracle wins $1bn Java copyright claim against Google

May 12, 2014 Clare Hopping

US court sends shockwaves through the tech world by overturning original decision

Microsoft acquires cloud integration provider GreenButton

May 2, 2014 Rene Millman

Software giant claims deal will bring high performance computing to Azure

IBM unveils Cloud Marketplace

Apr 28, 2014 Rene Millman

Full range of IBM cloud offerings now in one place

Advice

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?

How to run databases in the cloud and not feel pain

Mar 7, 2014 David Cartwright

What are the problems of running your business's databases in the cloud? Not as many as you'd expect

Blurred lines when cloud customer becomes supplier

Oct 8, 2013 Adrian Bridgwater

One of the defining factors of cloud computing is the shifting boundary: are we ready for the customer-supplier?

Can Red Hat make the leap to be a cloud player?

Sep 14, 2013 Adrian Bridgwater

Does going open source, courtesy of Red Hat, offer a viable option for enterprises?

API management - the next big challenge for cloud

Jun 14, 2013 Adrian Bridgwater

Does API management matter when it comes to cloud projects? It's certainly going to play a part

Case Studies

Q&A: Justin Sheehy, CTO, Basho

Nov 28, 2013 Jane McCallion

Basho, creator of Riak, an open source distributed database, is making great strides. We talk to the company CTO

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