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Third of IT leaders not getting the support they need to execute cloud properly
Confusing, biased or incorrect advice from suppliers has resulted in failed or stalled Cloud programmes in...
StratoGen places great store inTintri
Reducing data centre footprint and power consumption
Big Data automation in AWS environments
New iPaaS offering from Talend
Strengthening cloud backup and DR
New offering from Claranet
The Cloud Hosting Awards 2016
The first ever Cloud Hosting Awards ceremony will take place on 29th September 2016 in London.
Pulsant appoints Microsoft Cloud product leader
Pulsant has appointed Dr Stuart Neilsen-Marsh to the position of Microsoft Cloud product leader.
Swiftstack partner
SwiftStack has partnered with VeriStor, an advanced IT solutions provider specialising in virtual...
Two thirds of UK plcs plan to move to the cloud
Some 63 per cent of UK enterprises are now planning to move their entire IT estate to the Cloud in...
Highway to the cloud
Engineering solutions provider Costain has selected NaviSite hybrid cloud hosting services to...
Preserving the voices of holocaust survivors
DataCentred is working with the National Holocaust Centre and Museum to digitally preserve the...
NASA launches data into the AWS cloud
NASA has selected Avere to help consolidate legacy storage and move many of its datasets to the AWS Cloud
Gluster for Google
Red Hat has expanded its alliance with Google to deliver Red Hat Gluster Storage on...
Claranet acquires AWS specialist Bashton
Claranet has acquired UK-based Bashton Limited
10TB Seagate HDD
Seagate Technology has launched its first 10TB enterprise capacity hard disk drive
Red Hat Gluster available on Google Cloud
Expands customer capabilities to deploy scalable hybrid cloud storage
NASA launches data into AWS cloud
Avere helps consolidate legacy storage
CIF opens up to individuals
New benefits for individual members
Cloud is getting cheaper
New research from TCL says pricing is levelling off
'Most large companies' adopting OpenStack
SUSE study says lack of skills is an issue
Rackspace announces private Cloud powered by Red Hat
Rackspace has released Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat, which delivers OpenStack...
Two thirds of UK Plc plan to move entire IT estate to the Cloud
Some 63 per cent of UK enterprises are now planning to move their entire IT estate to the Cloud in the near future. ...
Claranet acquires Bashton to support managed public cloud drive
Claranet has acquired UK-based AWS specialist Bashton Limited. The acquisition, which follows and...
Aegis Data signs up to the Cloud Industry Forum
Colocation data centre provider, Aegis Data, has joined the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), the membership body...
Direct link to IBM cloud
Colt is now providing support for IBM's Direct Link services, allowing enterprise customers to establish a...
Hybrid cloud innovations from HPE and Microsoft
HPE and Microsoft have announced new innovation in hybrid Cloud computing through Microsoft Azure,...
Arcserve cloud expands
Arcserve has expanded the Arcserve Cloud to all Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP) platform...
Support growing for ERP in the cloud?
A survey commissioned by Hitachi Solutions Europe has recently revealed that 31 percent of...
Poundland gets Rackspace for Christmas
Poundland has used Rackspace's managed Cloud services to support its first crucial Christmas period since...
New iomart acquisition
iomart has acquired the managed hosting company United Communications Limited which trades as \"United Hosting.\"
Kualo web streamlines storage with Storpool
Web-hosting and public cloud expert Kualo Web Hosting has solved scalability issues and...
iland gets Veeam DRaaS
Iland has announced a new fast path from Cloud-based backups to full DRaaS using Veeam Cloud Connect technology
HP Enterprise tackles 'cloud sprawl'
New Cloud Service Broker offering
Are you paying too much for your cloud?
Research suggests possible 74% saving from using multiple providers
MS grows UK cloud business
Spending over US$2 billion on cloud infrastructure for Europe
iomart adds United to its kingdom
Acquisition expands managed hosting services to SMBs
Organisations struggling to align Hybrid Cloud deployments with business need
The Bunker has published a new report providing compelling insight into Hybrid Cloud adoption,...
Happy New Year for AWS users
More EC2 price cuts announced
ERP moving to the cloud
No longer just for SMBs, says new Hitachi research
iland introduces DR-as-a-Service
Based on Veeam Cloud Connect
Interoute only takes a Minit
Mister Minit streamlines enterprise application access using networked cloud
Bluemix local from IBM
IBM has unveiled Bluemix Local, a cloud platform that allows enterprises to quickly build apps in a...
Cloud developments
Bitcasa has entered into a licensing agreement with SanDisk to develop SanDisk-branded cloud storage solutions...
Rackspace keeps GWR on track for virtualisation
Great Western Railway has chosen the VMware Managed Virtualisation offering from...
Secure disaster recovery in the Cloud from iomart
iomart has launched a disaster recovery service, providing a turn-key solution for protecting VMs
OVH public cloud for UK
OVH, the largest European Internet hosting company, has launched its Public Cloud service in the UK
Cloud providers pick the familiar over innovation
Suppliers' attitudes to picking partners are leading to over a third of deployed cloud solutions being...
Hybrid cloud mobility
Abiquo has launched the latest version of its cloud management platform, Abiquo 3.6
DR to the cloud
New iomart offering uses EMC RecoverPoint for VMs
HP Helion CloudSystem 9.0 released
Integration of OpenStack and Cloud Foundry helps customers transform to a hybrid infrastructure
IBM into the Mix
Advances hybrid cloud capabilities with the unveiling of Bluemix Local
Huawei announces UK cloud hosting centre
Europe-wide launch for Digital InCloud services
Boardroom driving cloud adoption
Directors behind 60% of migrations, says Rackspace study
MS and Red Hat partner to facilitate hybrid cloud
'Delivering new standard' for enterprise cloud experiences
iomart expands network capacity
New Cisco routers will help satisfy growing demand
iomart backup for IIJ
IIJ Europe Limited (IIJ Europe) has selected iomart's backup specialist Backup Technology...
New Databarracks pricing model for the channel
Disaster recovery (DR) specialist Databarracks has launched its new pricing model for the UK channel
New SanDisk SATA SDD
SanDisk has released its new CloudSpeed Ultra Gen. II SATA SSD for cloud service provider (CSP)...
Unitrend cloud now available in the UK
Available now, Unitrends Cloud is a highly secure, highly available, multi-tenant public cloud offering
Interoute to acquire Easynet
Interoute has entered into an agreement to acquire European managed services provider Easynet
Alert security solution for Amazon Web Services
Cloud Industry Forum research points to continuing problems with successful cloud deployment
Flexible cloud prices
FlexPrice is a new purchasing program from Nutanix that helps service providers build differentiated...
New recruit for NetApp
The Cordant Group, one of the UK's major recruitment organisations, has chosen NetApp to revamp...
Cloud providers choosing the same old faces...
Cloud Industry Forum research points to continuing problems with successful cloud deployment
VESK goes with Nexenta
Virtual desktop provider selects software-defined storage solutions to support portfolio of cloud services
DRaaS made simpler
New pricing model from Databarracks
Pulsant breaks festival records
Partnership with Edinburgh International Festival reaches new highs as more visitors than ever book online
Get with the program
'Expansive global cloud ecosystem' from Red Hat
Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure market grows...
According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure...
InstaCloud brings the private cloud...
SMEs are witnessing a data explosion and it’s not just large scale enterprises that need to ensure their data...
iomart on the Up
Acquires IT consultancy SystemsUp for around £12.5m
Location, location, location
Survey suggests decision makers prefer a 'local' cloud provider
Sweet dreams
Bed retailer boosts online sales thanks to managed cloud service
DRaaS can cure cloud migration headache
Disaster Recovery could act as a 'gateway\' to the cloud, says Databarracks
A sunnier outlook
Research conducted by Tata Communications, has found that organisations with 500+ employees...
Keep the cloud close with transporter
Connected Data has launched Transporter for Business in the UK, a cloud storage...

Top 100 international design firm selects iland cloud
Khatib & Alami (K&A) is leveraging iland's enterprise cloud and disaster recovery services...
Cloud accreditation
CompTIA has announced the IT industry's first formal accreditation for cloud-focused IT vendors...
FortyCloud available in IBM cloud marketplace
FortyCloud has announced a partnership with IBM that brings the power of its network...
Green UK data centre
Rackspace, along with data centre and colocation provider Digital Realty Trust, has unveiled...
Interoute 'accelerates the cloud'
Cloud Connect integrates WAN Optimisation, flexible path selection, firewalling global access...
Cloud adoption rises to 84%
Big increase in confidence as proportion set on 100% Cloud environments doubles
G-Cloud needs a boost
Government needs renewed focus, says Streamwire
New cloud services from Claranet
Capitalising on VMware expertise
Public cloud use 'unstoppable', say businesses
UK firms losing battle to prevent staff putting confidential business data in the public cloud
Members only
Cloud Industry Forum launches new scheme for IT and cloud professionals
Helping ISVs move to the cloud
New initiative from HP
Contract killers
Law firm rolls out cloud-based contract management system
New cloud apps from Kyocera
Easier cloud access from HyPAS enabled devices
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A 'safer path' for data
New cloud-native backup solutions from Netapp
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Too risky?
Research says small businesses still fear the cloud
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TransACT announces exclusive Cloud partnership
"New force in IT reseller market" partners with iomart
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Migliori opens new revenue streams from copy data virtualisation platform
Deploys Actifio solution to deliver Cloud-based Application Availability Services
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New research “a wake-up call for resellers”
Many risk losing cloud customers because they aren’t broadening their product range swiftly enough
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Claranet boosts storage platform with 100% SSD arrays from HP
Invests in £1 million-worth of high-speed SSD arrays for guaranteed performance
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iomart accredited for UK Government G-Cloud 6
Protects more than 100TB of data for public sector organisations
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Microsoft adds iomart to Cloud Solution Provider Programme
One of only a handful of UK cloud companies chosen by Microsoft to bill, manage and support Office 365
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Fujitsu adopts CipherCloud for Salesforce
Securing customer information in the cloud
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Oddbins gets in the festive spirit
Deploys Rackspace managed cloud services
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Mind the gap
Data centre skills gap will remain critical through 2015, says research
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SME adoption of cloud solutions set to increase 72% by 2017
Huge market growth opportunity, says BCSG
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Drinking buddies
Virgin Wines deploys NaviSite’s Managed Hosting
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A new Defender for your team
Alert Logic introduces first fully managed suite of Cloud security product
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Prints and the revolution
Slow uptake of cloud-based print management among UK businesses, says Annodata
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Equinix makes it easier to get on Google Cloud
Allowing enterprises to accelerate hybrid cloud strategies
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Halfords goes with HP
Retailer moves SAP solutions to Managed Virtual Private Cloud environment
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Databarracks and Softwerx in new alliance
Offering cloud backup/recovery to UK clients
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Safe Arbor for iomart
Selects Arbor Peakflow SP platform to protect its infrastructure from DDoS attacks
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Going cloud - with or without you
Outsourcery warns SMBs of need for change
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Interoute to expand across UK
140,000 users not satisfied with their ERP, says Epicor survey
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ERP must move to cloud to survive
140,000 users not satisfied with their ERP, says Epicor survey
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New nodes from NaviSite
Featuring NaviCloud Director, for a more flexible, enterprise class hybrid cloud environment
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iomart Group selects Arbor Networks for DDoS protection
iomart Group has selected the Arbor Peakflow SP platform to protect its infrastructure from distributed denial...
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Two additional UK cloud nodes for NaviSite
NaviSite Europe Limited have launched two new NaviCloud Director nodes, located in Woking and Redhill, UK.
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Interoute expands offering with Vtesse acquisition
Interoute Communications Ltd, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, has acquired the UK Vtesse group.
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Equinix makes it easier to get on Google Cloud
Allowing enterprises to accelerate hybrid cloud strategies
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Halfords goes with HP
Retailer moves SAP solutions to Managed Virtual Private Cloud environment
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Databarracks and Softwerx in new alliance
Offering cloud backup/recovery to UK clients
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Safe Arbor for iomart
Selects Arbor Peakflow SP platform to protect its infrastructure from DDoS attacks
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Going cloud - with or without you
Outsourcery warns SMBs of need for change
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Interoute to expand across UK
Acquires Vtesse Group: 12th data centre and additional 7000km of UK network
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ERP must move to cloud to survive
140,000 users not satisfied with their ERP, says Epicor survey
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New nodes from NaviSite
Featuring NaviCloud Director, for a more flexible, enterprise class hybrid cloud environment
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Are cloud service providers ready to bare all?
Recent data from the International Data Corporation (IDC), which reveals that worldwide public cloud revenue reached.....
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Cloud levels the legal playing field
Ensures law firms of all sizes can remain commercially competitive, says Accesspoint Technologies and Databarracks
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HP wheels out Helion
Low-cost managed Virtual Private Cloud service for lighter enterprise workloads
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OpenStack Marketplace Now Features Hosted Private Cloud Options
Addition of Hosted Private Cloud category to OpenStack Marketplace underscores interest among enterprises...
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First choice for 1st Easy
Qsan arrays selected by cloud hosting provider
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Cloud Law conference set for London in November
A new conference, Cloud Law, to be held in London on November 25th will address...
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Managed cloud offering from RackSpace
Includes enhanced service levels, transparent charging models and 'developer +' programme
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Time for CSPs to bare all?
IDC figures and EU regulations point to increased need for vendor transparency, say Outsourcery
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LeaseWeb Adds Resell Functionality to its Global CDN
Offers CDN capability to the channel - backed by growing number of 'SuperPoPs' and one of the world’s largest IP networks
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'On-premise as a service' from Zadara
Managed, flexible, scalable, OpEx-only storage on premise - "Without the grunt work"
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Europe’s largest Open Cloud Summit lands in Munich...
Open-Xchange Summit, the annual meeting for the most influential Cloud and IT industry leaders and developers, returns in late September to Munich, Germany's third largest city and innovation capital.
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The cloud could be key to keeping competitive in the legal sector
Investment in IT and adoption of innovative cloud services is critical to staying competitive with new entrants to the market and increasing commercialisation...
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Burst: power flexibility for business
By Andrew Roughan, commercial director at Infinity.
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Node4 expands cloud offering with acquisition...
Node4 has completed a strategic acquisition of LETN Solutions, a leading cloud infrastructure company. The acquisition will extend Node4's existing portfolio...
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First data centre visit for Home Secretary
Theresa May opens new iomart data centre.
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Get flexible with Vodafone
New service delivers IL3 secure multi-tenant cloud environment for UK Public Sector organisations...
Rackspace Launches OnMetal Cloud Servers
API-driven bare-metal servers can be spun up as quickly as VMs - providing the agility of multi-tenant with the performance of single-tenant
Two-thirds of UK companies facing 'tech deficit'
New research from Colt says 'simplification is key'
Six Degrees Group added to Bestival support
With live performances from OutKast and Basement Jaxx, Bestival, the four-day summer music festival set on the Isle of Wight, attracts over 55,000 attendees each year.
65% of companies using cloud-based storage..
New IDC research sponsored by Acronis has identified complexity and data growth as key data protection...
Savings from virtualisation...
Businesses expecting to reap the benefits of virtualisation could be in for a shock, as savings forecast are offset entirely by penalties incurred through software licensing non-compliance...
The future of enterprise file storage...
Due to three technology and industry breakthroughs that have aligned recently, enterprise-class hybrid cloud storage...
Cloud chaos ahead
Capita IT Services is warning that a rush by both private and public sector companies to adopt cloud services is leading to cloud chaos
Six degrees added to Bestival support
With live performances from OutKast and Basement Jaxx, Bestival, the four-day summer music festival set on the Isle of Wight
PIE Mapping moves to Dell Cloud on demand
Mapping, data and routing expert, PIE Mapping is moving its physical servers to a Dell Cloud on Demand platform...
Theresa may opens iomart data centre extension
Home Secretary Theresa May MP has officially opened a multi-million pound extension to a data centre in her Maidenhead...
Tackling tech deficit
A research report commissioned by Colt Technology Services has identified a tech deficit, which affects almost three quarters (72%) of European businesses
KDDI invests further £135m into Telehouse’s London...
Telehouse International Corporation, one of the largest global data centre owner operators, is spending £135 million...
FlyingBinary and Concorde Systems heading to G-Cloud 5
Inova selects Avere to provide hybrid cloud access to the world's largest genome sequence database
xStream to deliver SAP Cloud...
IBM is to use Virtustream’s cloud management platform (CMP) software, xStream, as an option to deliver SAP and SAP HANA environments...
Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS)
Mengali Accountancy is leveraging iland’s Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) offering to minimise downtime and backup clients...
Cloud chaos on the horizon
Capita warns against inappropriate 'rush' to cloud
DR as a service from Quorum
New hybrid cloud technology eliminates costs of off-site data centre replication...
Dimension Data goes mobile
New cloud-based mobility services is the first step for the group to provide a rich suite of end user compute (EUC) services
Connecting 'islands of storage'
A Cloud platform solution means that newly Oscar-winning VFX business Milk is able to treat its...
Building 'hyper loyalty'
Digital promotions specialist Eagle Eye has used Rackspace DevOps Automation Services to manage the...
Leveraging the cloud to target cancer
US-based biomedicine pioneers H3 are making vital genomics data more easily accessible via the Cloud...
ERP backup all wrapped up
International Greetings has found a better way to backup its ERP and other business data in the cloud,...
OpenStack comes of age
Knowing the benefits of OpenStack cloud technology - but recognising that few businesses have...
Learning support
A new cloud-based service desk deployment at the University of Oxford will play an important role...
A different breed of partner
Network provider Virtual 1 selected Abiquo to provide a cloud orchestration layer that allowed...
Beating the squeeze
A fully managed service has relieved the print burden at Aylesbury Vale District Council despite significant...
The straight story
Hair styling product specialist ghd is shifting to a managed cloud approach that is...

Prepared for the festive free-for-all
BT's retail arm Expedite has used the ClusterControl platform from Severalnines to scale MySQL...
Driving force
Commercial vehicle systems manufacturer Truck-Lite is adopting an IaaS approach in order...
Optimising the desktop
VESK, the UK’s largest provider of hosted virtual desktops, has chosen NexentaStor to support...
Powering the private cloud
Ricoh has implemented an Internet of Things solution that allows the print/document management...
Booting up
Fashion footwear retailer Office has employed Rackspace Private Cloud to handle spikes of website traffic...
Office moves
Bio-tech procurement specialist Amici Procurement is enjoying the benefits of hosted office systems,...
Sleeping giant
The IT department at bed retailer Dreams can sleep well at night, knowing the company...

On the move
Manufacturing firm Interroll has transitioned its WAN from MPLS to the internet, reducing costs...

Three easy pieces
Hybrid cloud, OpenStack and Open Source Storage are three essential jigsaw pieces for the enterprise...
Freed up for flexible working
A hosted desktop solution has meant the freedom to work flexibly for Chase Solutions' field staff, combined with secure..
Not just a website... this is an M&S website
December is the most important month of the year for Marks and Spencer, and its advertising campaigns are the cornerstone of its holiday..
Conveying the right message
Managed global growth was strategically important for conveyor belt manufacturer Ammeraal Beltech, and a cloud-based..
Shifting up a gear
Car manufacturer Peugeot were facing a hosting crisis until they got talking to Claranet, who not only addressed their immediate issues..
Playing to win
UK toy retailer The Entertainer is using managed cloud services from Rackspace in order to better manage large traffic spikes..
Banking on OCR
When a leading European banking organisation needed to digitise 25 million documents following the acquisition of a major UK bank..
Taxing times
EDM Group is using ibml's intelligent scanning technologies to help them fulfil a £4 million Digital Mailroom contract..
Trust exercise
London's Royal Free Hospital is on course to digitise its medical files - some 300 million images..
Mail model
The agency responsible for social security and benefit payments in France has implemented innovative technologies to streamline..
Staying on top of documents
Accounting and financial services firm Moore Stephens LLP has improved internal processes and service quality since implementing..
Disaster Recovery for the digital age
Matthew Parker, MD of Backup Technology - the specialist backup division of UK Cloud hosting...
Unstructured data is what slows down backup
Cloud Hosting magazine editor David Tyler speaks to Quantum\'s Christo Conidaris about the...
Disruption ahead
In an increasingly cloud-centric world, resellers who are still focused on just 'selling boxes' will be left...
Keeping customers on the rails
Cloud Hosting editor David Tyler speaks to Phil Worms, Director of Corporate Communications at iomart Group plc
Staying a step ahead
Storage magazine Editor David Tyler speaks to Stephane Estevez, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Quantum about the..
Towards the future-proof office
Following the review of their new imageFORMULA P-208 ultra-portable wireless scanner in our last issue..
Up Close and Personal with...
Larry Ponemon is iterviewd by Ray Smyth, editor of Network Computing Magazine...
Up Close and Personal with...
Nigel Pink from Ipanema is interviewed by Ray Smyth, editor of Network Computing Magazine
Up Close and Personal with...
Adrian Brookes, VP Strategy and Technology Office at Siemens Enterprise Communications
Understanding your Disaster Recovery readiness
By Monica Brink, EMEA Marketing Director at iland

May Cloud security be with you
Three 'top tips to protect against the dark side', from Robert Arandjelovic, Director of Security Stategy at...

Take your partners
Innovative use of cloud technology can transform your partner relationships, argues Dave Taylor...

Re-think your approach to Data Management
The challenges of Big Data and digital business could be best addressed by a Data-as-a-Service approach,...

Seeding the public sector cloud
Leading IT lawyer Richard Kemp looks at how the public sector is lagging behind with...

Pulling together
Nigel Moulton, EMEA CTO at converged infrastructure specialists VCE, discusses the ...

A picture of health?
From big data to wearable devices, Jack Bedell-Pearce, Managing Director of 4D-DC, ...

Time for a reality check?
Len Padilla, VP of product strategy at NTT Communications in Europe, ...

Start me up
The cloud can offer a major boost for UK start-ups, suggests Monica Brink, ...

EU Confidential
New EU Data Protection Regulations are due to come into force in 2017; Martin Warren, ...

The three-step plan to cloud security
Chris Pace, head of product marketing at Wallix, suggests three security questions...

Cloud boosts business for UK start-ups
Written by Monica Brink, director product marketing, iland.
Head in the cloud? Keep your feet on the ground
Jack Bedell-Pearce, Managing Director of 4D-DC, offers some constructive advice - and 6...

Is public cloud killing the data centre?
Reports of the death of the data centre as a result of cloud adoption have been greatly exaggerated...
Will Public Cloud Kill the Data Centre?
By Roger Keenan, managing director of London data centre, City Lifeline
Going SaaS: Advice from an Infrastructure Provider
By Brian Ussher, President and Co-founder, iland.
Head in the cloud? Keep your feet on the ground
By Jack Bedell-Pearce, Managing Director, 4D-DC.
Escaping the 'print trap'
KYOCERA Document Solutions' Cloud Evangelist, Eddie Ginja, analyses the busines...

Priming your cloud for success
According to Martin Bishop, head of Network, Applications & Services, Telstra Global...

Crypto management - the key to cloud data security?
Ed Kidson, product manager, Wick Hill on why encryption is the key to securing cloud data...
Colocation or Cloud? It doesn't have to be an either or
Colocation doesn’t have to be an either or where cloud is concerned, writes Lilac Schoenbeck...
To infinity... and beyond?
The ongoing epic journey of the Voyager space probe has parallels with the journey we are all...

Are you being served?
Too many cloud service providers are 'stuck in the SLA' at the expense of their users...

G-ing up local government
Why is the G-Cloud framework struggling to take off with local government users?...
Cloud: the 60-year-old hot topic
Cloud may have taken a long time to become an overnight sensation...

Six Unexpected Challenges of Cloud
By Dante Orsini, SVP of Business Development, iland...

Your flexible friend?
A new breed of flexible data centre must emerge to put the CIO "back in the driving seat", argues Andrew Roughan...

The truly open Cloud
Boris Renski, co-founder of OpenStack vendor Mirantis, explains what is needed to secure the vendor-agnostic cloud...
The scary truth...
What's to stop employees from leaving your company with vital corporate data...

Cloud: the 60-year-old hot topic...
By Andrew Roughan, Commercial Director at Infinity SDC...

Next year's model
Cloud computing in data centres is on course to radically change the structure of the IT function, argues Roger Keenan...
Smarter than the average cloud
Getting the best out of a SaaS approach should not mean putting all your eggs in one basket, argues Tony Cheung, CTO at EASY Software..
Company cloud: putting SMBs in the driving seat
SMBs needn't sign-up to proprietary hosted software solutions to benefit from cloud flexibility, says Talal Choucair, CEO of MyQuickCloud..
Controlled chaos
Lee Fisher from Abiquo explains how poorly planned out cloud adoption can undermine the benefits on offer and frustrate..
Securing the Mobility Age through the Cloud
Lee Fisher from Abiquo explains how poorly planned out cloud adoption can undermine the benefits on offer and frustrate..
The cloud symphony
Lee Fisher from Abiquo explains how mindless cloud adoption can undermine the benefits on offer and frustrate the journey..
Converging from the silos
Steve Johnson of Extreme Networks explains the case for a new, flexible and uncomplicated approach to creating the network..
Data-centric security
Dave Anderson of Voltage Security explains how to render data useless to cybercriminals, opening up data compliancy across..
Tiers of joy?
John Greenwood, Director of Sales for Storage & Virtualisation Solutions at NCE, offers some highly personal thoughts about..
Cloudy with a chance of system failure?
Bill Andrews, CEO of ExaGrid Systems, examines the pros and cons of backup to a Public Cloud service
Cloud: the business case
Alex Moore of NTT Communications Europe shares some thoughts on how the cloud could be used to enhance business prospects
Your data centre's best kept secret
Fibre Channel has an increasingly crucial role to play in the data centre of the future, argues Henrik Hansen, Marketing Director..
Backup Everything
In a world where we are all creating large volumes of data - at sometimes alarming speeds - it is more important..
Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner
In today's competitive global markets, SMBs need to protect their web sites from hackers just as much as enterprises..
Libra ESVA 3.5 Review
Based in Italy, Libra scores over the big names in the anti-spam market as its ESVA (email security virtual appliance) offers tough messaging..
Gemalto SafeNet ProtectV 2.0
The cost benefits alone make moving virtualised data centres into the cloud a no-brainer, but concerns about security..
Lansweeper 5.2 from Hemoco
There is a huge range of IT asset monitoring solutions on the market, but Lansweeper stands out by a mile for its extreme value
Tufin Orchestration Suite 15.1
As enterprise networks become ever more complex, administrators struggle to find a balance between a timely response to changes..
Canon imageFORMULA DR-C240
Canon continues to develop new solutions aimed at an increasingly decentralised scanning market.

i2S eScan book scanner
Bordeaux-based i2S is a company with some 35 years experience of camera and imaging systems, and its new eScan book scanning..
Flirting with disaster?
Peter Groucutt of Databarracks asks if you might be wasting money on disaster recovery technologies, ...
Defying Data Gravity
When embracing the cloud, enterprises need to reassess their data storage platforms to ensure that...
Sensor and sensibility
With the growth of the Internet of Things, it is expected that the next generation of internet users will be...
Elastic fantastic?
Everywhere you look these days cloud vendors are promoting elasticity. Tim Pat Dufficy explains...
Flashing the cash
Laurence James, Product Alliances and Solutions Marketing Manager, NetApp, discusses the potential...
Left to your own devices
Eran Kinsbruner of Perfecto Mobile explains why businesses need a hybrid cloud for testing mobile apps
Redefining the WAN with broadband
A software-defined WAN approach can help organisations to improve business agility and reduce...
Restoring faith
The backup and recovery industry is developing rapidly - and it's moving to the cloud, says Martin Warren...
Watching brief
We live an increasingly surveillance-heavy society, which brings with it challenges to storage...
Hitting the hard drive 'sweet spot'
As the data centre evolves, so must the disk drives that populate it, explains Matt Rutledge, senior vice president..
Under lock and key?
For businesses worried about data security in the cloud, encryption is part of the answer - but without crypto..
End of the road?
The announcement that support and security updates for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 are to end this year provides the impetus for change..
A software-defined future
Tim Bury, Managing Director EMEA at Masergy, discusses the real-world applications and benefits of Software-Defined Networking
A Vectorworks takeaway
All the best parties end with a goody bag and the 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit was no different, sending attendees..
Meta is better
Understanding the importance of metadata is crucial for 'next generation' Information Management, argues Julian Cook..
A Touch of class
Visioneer CONNECT has made it easier to get paper documents into the cloud than to move electronic "born digital" files there, says..
Daylighting
Altuity Solutions releases its new cloud-based SUE product AltoSUE, which provides lifecycle location information for underground assets.
Optimum 3D Printing
You can make a rational choice and get up to £1,000 off a new Stratasys 3D desktop printer with ArtSystems’ new trade-in programme.
Glasgow goes ultra environmental
Glasgow City Council, with the help of IES, has embarked on a number of environmental projects to boost the energy-saving potential..
BIM Toolkit
The NBS BIM Toolkit public beta provides a free Digital Plan of Work for BIM users..

Making 'dollar-sense' out of Flash
New ways of deploying Flash are reinforcing economic arguments that will see a growth in the market..
Storage re-defined
New ways of deploying Flash are reinforcing economic arguments that will see a growth in the market..
Believe the hype about hyper-converged storage
Sushant Rao of DataCore Software details real-world scenarios of how a hyper-converged infrastructure is the right approach to combine..
Flash Arrays: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Is everything rosy in the flash array garden? Nikhil Premanandan, Marketing Analyst at IT management specialist ManageEngine, puts..
Reading ahead
OCZ's recently announced Saber 1000 SSD Series is perfect for read-intensive applications, as well as being targeted squarely..
Technology alone will not suffice
Rick Bylina, senior manager of product strategy at Infoblox explains the benefits of a best practice IPAM strategy as the foundation ..
Ahead in the Cloud
Cloud storage and how to manage it effectively is a key challenge for many businesses,...

Cloud printing: the write stuff?
Printing via the Cloud has significant business benefits to offer when done correctly: ...

Seven common cloud data loss prevention mistakes...
…and how to avoid them, thanks to this handy 'cheat sheet', courtesy of Skyhigh Networks

CIO: changing from gatekeeper to enabler
The rise of 'shadow IT' means that CIOs must develop a hybrid cloud infrastructure...

Must big data mean big risk?
As companies deploy Hadoop for big data, they open critical information to compromise...

Flexibility is the key
Martin Warren, Cloud Solutions Marketing Manager at NetApp argues that a hybrid cloud approach offers the ideal solution..
Anytime, anyplace, anywhere
Markus Pichler, Director of Solutions at ABBYY, discusses the growth of compliance-led multi-channel capture processes.
Guarding the valuables
Mark Edge, UK Country Manager & VP Sales at Brainloop says that a new approach to IT security is needed: one that guards data..
How to navigate an increasingly complex IT landscape
IT leaders are facing new levels of complexity as they seek to address business needs, says Neil Thomas, Product Director at Claranet
Understanding the colocation advantage
With recent industry experts declaring the demise of colocation Rowland Kinch, CEO of Custodian Data Centres, explains why he believes..
Levelling the playing field
Steven Harrison, Lead Technologist at Exponential-e looks at the role of the Cloud as an equaliser for UK businesses
From measurement to management
Adam Chapman, Director of Global Marketing at Fluenta, explains how Cloud-based data can enable...
Keeping track of Cloud services
It is becoming increasingly critical for organisations to get a handle on the type and number of...
Busting some cloud myths
Brandon Tanner of nationwide managed services firm IT Specialists (ITS) argues that a number of ‘myths’...
Are you losing it?
Bryan Forrester, Senior Vice President of Sales at eFolder, describes the top five sources of cloud data loss...
Plotting a safe journey
Andrew Carr, CEO of Bull Information Systems, offers a selection of Top Tips for 'getting there with Hybrid Cloud Storage'.
Seeding the government cloud
The key to driving making G-Cloud work - especially at the local government level - is 'education, education, education'...
Is SharePoint too IT-focused?
Doug Miles, Director of Market Intelligence for AIIM, the global community of information management professionals..
The Internet's Light And Dark Sides
While the internet can be a positive force for good, it is also a haven for the very bad - and it doesn't get much worse than cybercrime..
iomart offers greater range of Cloud services
iomart Group is offering an expanded range of cloud and colocation hosting services to the UK public sector after being selected..
IP control for big data
Scott Breadmore of Efficient IP explains why the basics of network management will become even more important with the arrival..
The Virtual Reality of Big Data
The true value of Big Data comes when it is transformed into Big Intelligence, argues Michiel von der Crone..
Sun Shines On Cloud
The market for cloud, or Internet, computing is hitting the stratosphere. Market research firm IDC expects businesses worldwide..
IBM Steps Up Security Investment
IBM has closed the deal to acquire Trusteer, greatly furthering its investment in cloud-delivered software and services
Alpha mail
For some, the Cloud offers a simple and straightforward solution to their email volume issues, but is it really a fix, or just..
Silo busting automation
Kevin Dickson of Infoblox explains how both security and network operations can be improved with thoughtful automation
Avoiding The Security Black Hole
In this second part of our focus on collaboration, we conclude our investigations into the ever-increasing sharing and..
ReadSoft helps AP users into the Cloud
ReadSoft Online responds to demand from SMB users
Identity In Crisis
How do you ensure you have the right identity access management system in place that protects you from exposure..
Microsoft - at the cloud tipping point
The SharePoint world is at a significant tipping point, argues John Mancini of AIIM: customers are moving into a hybrid world..
Objectively good
Graphisoft's BIMcomponents.com now channels BIM Objects from BIMobject.com
Heading In The Right Direction
What are the key steps needed to get governance right, specifically where overall security is concerned? And what are the..
Clouded judgement?
Many companies - especially SMEs - still view the cloud with caution. Storage magazine asks if the time is right to throw that..
Double trouble
Has virtualisation changed the replication market forever? Storage magazine speaks to some industry experts who suggest that..
Flash in the pan?
There can be no question that SSD is disrupting the entire storage marketplace, but there are still strong barriers to..
Reliability trumps price for Cloud players
WD's annual survey suggests that reliability is far more important than cost when it comes to IT buying...
'Cloud first' isn't enough any more
We take a closer look at Verizon's recently published 'State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2016' report...
Futurology: what does 2016 hold for the Cloud sector?
An expert panel of industry leaders and technology visionaries offer us their insights on the year...
Racing ahead
The rate of cloud adoption is accelerating faster than anyone expected, says Jennifer Brenner,...
World in motion
New research puts UK SMEs ahead of the game when it comes to cloud uptake: ...
‘Hard yards ahead’ for UK IT managers
New research from CSP Redcentric suggests five ‘cloud personas’ among IT managers: Cloud Hosting magazine takes a closer look...
Good call
Cloud adoption is now a strategic business decision for contact centres, argues Keith Wilkinson...
BT stakes its claim in cloud IT
BT is aiming to be the world's 'cloud services integrator of choice' with its new Cloud of Clouds vision. Cloud Hosting...
Forward thinking
At the end of every year, the IT industry feels the need to channel Mystic Meg and predict what will come in the next 12 months. Cloud Hosting...
Where next for ERP?
Conflicting research reports suggest that ERP, while critical to business performance, is not delivering in ways that user organisations...
Are we losing the battle for security in the cloud?
More than 40% of corporate data stored in the cloud is not managed by corporate IT functions, according to a new research...
Cloud at the crossroads
UK toy retailer The Entertainer is using managed cloud services from Rackspace in order to better manage large traffic spikes No one group...
G-Cloud: hitting the spot?
Public Sector ICT is a 14 billion GBP market, yet a recent report from the OFT suggests that there are still significant barriers to entry, particularly...
Best of both worlds?
Hybrid IT would appear to be the prevailing deployment model for the foreseeable future, says research from the Cloud Industry...