IT and Application Management

Taking applications off-site doesn’t mean losing sight of them. Suppliers are lining-up to help you monitor and manage applications in the cloud. If you haven’t moved to the cloud yet, there are tools to measure the capacity you’ll need. Once you have, you can check application performance in real-time – down to code and business transaction level.

News

Rackspace extends DevOps service with Windows support

Aug 13, 2014 Clare Hopping

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

Skyhigh Networks backed by Salesforce in $40m funding round

Jun 24, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Cloud security company gets big name backer in its second successful funding drive

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Office 365 update roadmap released by Microsoft

Jun 20, 2014 Alex Hamilton

A roadmap detailing future releases for Office 365 has been launched online by Microsoft

CA unveils new SaaS-based ITSM solution

Jun 17, 2014 Maggie Holland

Reducing complexity and coding requirements, coupled with user experience, were front of mind in new development, says CA Technologies

HP to give users flexibility in the cloud with SDN offering

Jun 10, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Networks need to be working in terms of days, not weeks, says HP

Advice

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?

Cloud forensics - keeping tabs on your cloud provider

Aug 22, 2013 Rene Millman

Having the right policies in place could help your organisation’s forensic efforts

Best business apps to download in 2013

Jun 10, 2013

We all download apps now. Every month, we're going to be publishing a list of the best business apps

Five reasons not to trust IT staff ... and five reasons why you should

Mar 12, 2013 Nick Booth

Should you trust the IT department? Do turkeys vote for Xmas? Here’s some cons and pros.

Cloud databases: why a new approach will improve performance

Jan 21, 2013 Nick Booth

Relational databases don't do the cloud. But a new model of cloud data management system might change that

Case Studies

Ostrich IT takes CentraStage to cut IT support costs

Nov 1, 2013 Rene Millman

Cloud-based remote management helps managed service provider save thousands