cloud computing

Cloud Deployment Strategies and Service Models Explained

Cloud Deployment Strategies and Service Models Explained

Cloud computing is a transformative technology that hasn’t just changed the businesses and organisations that use it, but the world in which we live. Without the cloud, the benefits of big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, automation and so many more things that we have come to rely on simply wouldn’t be there. That’s …

Still Not Using Cloud? It’s Time To Reconsider

Still Not Using Cloud? It’s Time To Reconsider

According to Forbes, in 2018, 77% of all enterprises were using the cloud for at least some of their applications or IT services. The reason for such a significant uptake is simple: the cloud provides companies with a range of substantial benefits, making them more agile, secure and cost-efficient while giving them access to the …

5 Ways Cloud Computing Will Develop in 2018

5 Ways Cloud Computing Will Develop in 2018

The benefits of cloud computing continue to make it very attractive for enterprises. More businesses are starting to make use of the cloud and many of those have made an initial move are migrating more of their applications to it. As cloud computing begins to develop, it will become an even more important resource for …

5 Data Management Lessons from LinkedIn Achievement

5 Data Management Lessons from LinkedIn Achievement

Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn saw the dovetailing of the world’s fifth most valuable company with the fourth biggest social network. As a result, we knew that big things would be in the pipeline. From a data management perspective there certainly has been some major activity and here are five lessons, from that acquisition, that every …

What Are The Differences Between Cloud and Virtualisation?

What Are The Differences Between Cloud and Virtualisation?

The IT world is well known for its use of jargon and the terms ‘cloud’ and ‘virtualisation’ are clear examples of where people get confused about meaning, often thinking that the two words mean the same thing. In reality, whilst the technologies are similar, they have significant differences which need to be understood before making …

Public or Private Cloud for Apps: Which Solution is More Secure?

Public or Private Cloud for Apps: Which Solution is More Secure?

From a security perspective, both public and private cloud networks offer organisations a level of protection that in-house servers cannot achieve. This comes, primarily, from having all your applications and data stored remotely in the cloud so that nothing is kept on individual machines. As a result, the threat of employees stealing or losing data …

The Future of Cloud Computing: 7 Predictions

The Future of Cloud Computing: 7 Predictions

Over the last few years, there has been an incredible shift towards cloud computing. 78% of UK businesses already have some of their IT services in the cloud and 63% have plans to move their entire operations to cloud computing before the end of the decade. It’s not surprising, considering the existing benefits cloud technology …

Cloud Solutions to Optimise the Performance of Your Company

Cloud Solutions to Optimise the Performance of Your Company

Much more than just a fad, cloud computing is a reality in the market and may be all that your company has always sought to achieve increased productivity in operations and business. A few years ago, businessmen from various sectors constantly complained that some systems and solutions were unattainable to their billing levels, making competition …

SaaS, PaaS and IaaS – The Cloud Computing Infrastructure

SaaS, PaaS and IaaS – The Cloud Computing Infrastructure

Cloud Computing model let users access the network on demand to a shared set of configurable features in computing (for example, networks, servers, storage, applications and services) that can be quickly arranged and released with little management effort or interaction of a service. Cloud Computing is a broad term to name various IT-related services. The …

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