Ian Finlay looks at the recent migration issues around Windows Server 2003 end of support and argues that cloud is the best way to fix the issues, now and in the future when its natural replacement Windows Server 2012 gets to the end of life.
Matthew Munson examines the key hurdles organisations in regulated industries face when considering cloud adoption, and offer some top tips for how they can embrace private, hybrid and even public cloud.
Steve Belton explains why businesses need to consider the importance of a cloud solution to provide real business value, not just IT efficiencies, particularly for data hungry marketing and finance departments.
David Dennis has a bone to pick with Microsoft on its Windows-only strategy for virtualisation, and asks are they really going to win the data centre and hybrid cloud against a more flexible VMware approach.
The Governments new cyber security voucher scheme offers a paltry £1 million grant and a glorified job board to help SMEs fight cyber-crime and to promote people to start learning cyber security skills