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Security is no longer the key problem for businesses adopting cloud and Amazon Web Services is still top dog in the public cloud market.

Are You Spending Too Much With Your Cloud Provider? Daniel Galecki offers organisations help and advice to realise the promised savings resulting from public cloud usage

A new analyst estimate shows public cloud spending doubling to $80 billion by 2019 with spending on IaaS and PaaS growing faster than SaaS

The last quarter of 2015 saw a $7.6 billion (£5.3 billion) surge in spending on cloud infrastructure as businesses finally took the leap and went for the cloud in a big way with HP, Dell and Cisco seeing double-digit growth.

A new survey finds the digital skills gap is set to get worse in 2016 as organisations run multiple IT environments and add levels of IT complexity that they aren’t confident enough to deal with

Verizon has added IBM SoftLayer as the latest partner to its Secure Cloud Interconnect service to enable businesses to transfer workloads between a choice of clouds, data centre providers and on-premise systems.

A new HPE cloud broker tool due in 2016 promises proactive cloud management to help businesses rapidly deploy and manage a mix of traditional IT, private and public cloud environments

The new public cloud service from OVH has automatic DDoS protection, european-based hosting, triple data replication and is based on open standards

Nearly half of the financial services businesses admitted to bypassing the IT department when purchasing public cloud

Monday, 01 June 2015 11:07

Eight steps to complete cloud security

Eight steps, from data sovereignty to logging and maintenance, to keeping your business one step ahead and delivering positive results and growth with cloud  

Geraldine Osman looks at the dangers of employees using sync and share solutions from the biggest names and asks what happens if the businesses go bust tomorrow or they decide not to continue?

Abiquo delivers a new Microsoft Azure plug-in to allow Abiquo’s users to easily and securely manage the Azure public cloud environment

Informatica’s latest security solution provides organisations with the ability to secure data and identify potential threats across on-premise, public, private and hybrid cloud.

New enterprise survey reveals strong growth for data, BI and Hadoop in the cloud

A global survey of enterprises finds the future for storage and compute resources is the cloud with a mixture of both private and public cloud

Public cloud gets a great deal or press but public cloud has its uses.  We look at five use cases that make best use of a private cloud, and explain why public cloud – in these cases - doesn’t make the cut.

SUSE now allows free transfer of existing licenses to a select number of public cloud providers and adds new support services to partners in the SUSE Cloud Service Provider program.

Easynet has launched a new European-wide hybrid cloud solution, Easynet Cloud. The new service allows businesses to mix and match between public clouds and Easynet’s own Easynet Enterprise Cloud. 

CenturyLink launches a new secure and easily manageable service to deliver public cloud services globally from 57 data centres worldwide

Alert Logic’s 2014 Cloud Security Report shows an increase of attacks on cloud environments with European public cloud infrastructure more susceptible to attack than the US

Microsoft-commissioned survey highlights business interest in premium security and support options along with private and hybrid cloud solutions.

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 09:19

Frank Jennings - The public cloud

Frank Jennings a partner in Cloud and technology law at lawyers DMH Stallard - Talks about the public cloud



Technology and business journalist Graham Jarvis interviews converged cloud infrastructure expert and CTO EMEA of VCE, Nigel Moulton, and asks him whether its matters whether organisations have an open source or proprietary cloud infrastructure.


Red Hat’s Havana-based Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 is aimed at simplifying the building and management of private and public clouds and includes full support for Red Hats CloudForms Cloud Management Platform as well as a stacks of other features.

Abiquo are making it easier to create fast secure connections between private cloud, hosted virtual data centres, and public cloud infrastructures with the addition of CohesiveFT’s VNS3 Software Defined Networking in to their infrastructure as a service product.


Internap’s Adam Weissmuller looks at the reasons why a business should look at hybrid as a first step to the cloud


Natalie Stewart, Product Manager, Node4 looks at why businesses need a close relationship with their cloud service provider to create, flexible bespoke cloud solutions, rather than rely solely on off-the-shelf solutions

New cloud marketplace from TeleCityGroup offers businesses the ability to chop and change between cloud suppliers with guaranteed availability and data sovereignty.



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