Ahead in the Clouds:

Cloud Computing

Page 1 of 512345

February 15, 2018  11:05 AM

The Field of (Cloud) Dreams: if you build it, will they come?

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
cloud, Cloud adoption, Cloud strategy

In this guest post, Allan Brearley, cloud practice lead at IT services consultancy ECS and Tesco Bank’s former head of transformation, draws inspiration from a 1989 Kevin Costner movie to advise enterprises on how best to approach their move to the cloud... Using...

February 2, 2018  12:21 PM

Cloud billing: Cutting through the complexity

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
AWS, cloud, Google, IaaS

In this guest post, Kat Lee, data analyst at service provider Cloudreach, shares some best practice on cloud billing to help enterprises cut costs. IT cost control and management is a hot topic of debate in enterprises, seeking to drive down the cost of operational...


January 17, 2018  4:07 PM

Cloud anarchy in the UK: Here’s how to beat it

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
cloud, Cloud adoption, Shadow IT

In this guest post, Allan Brearley, cloud practice lead at IT services consultancy ECS and Tesco Bank’s former head of transformation shares his thoughts on what enterprises can do to address the anarchy in their cloud deployments Just over 40 years ago the Sex...


January 15, 2018  11:43 AM

The art of finding (and fixing) cloud faults

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
Cloud outages, Latency, performance

In this guest post, Ron Vermeulen, go-to-market manager for north-west Europe at IT services provider, Comparex, runs through the process of finding and fixing cloud faults There is no doubt that cloud computing offers huge benefits to organisations, but CIOs must...


January 9, 2018  4:09 PM

Meltdown and Spectre: Making a case for greater public cloud use

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
Amazon, Cloud Security, Google, Meltdown, Microsoft, Public Cloud

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities constitute the greatest test yet of the public cloud provider community’s data security claims, says Caroline Donnelly, while providing enterprise IT departments with plenty to get their teeth into. When details of the


January 4, 2018  3:32 PM

OpenStack vs the rest of the public cloud: Where next from here?

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
AWS, Google, Microsoft, OpenStack, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

In this guest post, Rob Greenwood, technical director at Manchester-based cloud and DevOps consultancy Steamhaus weighs up the pros and cons of using OpenStack over other public cloud platforms. Just over a year ago, Cisco...


December 14, 2017  10:51 AM

G-Cloud 10 delayed: The pros and cons for public sector cloud users

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
Cloud Computing, G-Cloud, Public sector

In this guest post, Rob Anderson, principal analyst for central government at market watcher GlobalData, takes a look at the implications of delaying the launch of G-Cloud 10 by up to a year. Making in-roads into the public sector can be a...


December 8, 2017  12:00 PM

Cloud bursting: Examining the enterprise use cases and benefits

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
cloud, Cloud bursting, IaaS, Infrastructure, SaaS

In this guest blog post, Naser Ali, head of solutions marketing for EMEA at Hitachi Vantara, explores the use cases and benefits for using cloud bursting in the enterprise. When NASA needed to process petabytes of data from its Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 (OCO-2), it...


December 4, 2017  8:34 AM

AWS Re:Invent 2017 reviewed: The four product announcements tech teams need to know about

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
Amazon, AWS, Cloud Computing

In this guest post, Jon Topper, CTO of DevOps consultancy, The Scale Factory, flags his four favourite announcements from Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) week-long Re:Invent partner and customer conference, which took place last week in Las Vegas.


November 17, 2017  2:31 PM

Cloud AI in the enterprise: Making the security case

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
Artificial intelligence, cloud, Cloud Security

In this guest post, Ross Brewer, managing director and vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa at cybersecurity software supplier LogRhythm, makes the enterprise case for using artificial intelligence (AI) in the...


Page 1 of 512345

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: