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Trusted Cloud: overcoming the tension between sovereignty and innovation

In a world where 80% of businesses depend on globalised supply chains and with an irreversible march towards the cloud, organisations and governments alike are faced with a dilemma. How can we protect our intellectual property at an international level? By Cédric Prévost, Orange Business Services.

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What it really means to become 'Cloud Native'

Dave Chapman, Head of Strategy and Professional Services at Cloudreach, looks at the accelerated shift to cloud computing in 2020, what it means to be a cloud native company, the cloud ripple effect and successful case studies.

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A legacy problem

Chris West, Head of Global Accounts at Keysource, the data centre and critical environment specialist, looks at the challenges global businesses are facing when it comes to provisioning critical infrastructure across a legacy estate.

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Your data centre may not be dead, but it's morphing

As interconnected services continue to proliferate, with increases in cloud providers, edge services and SaaS offerings, the rationale to stay only in a traditional data centre topology has limited advantages. This is not an overnight shift, but a change in thinking how we deliver services to our customers and to the business. This trend, coupled with the new reality that external factors might limit physical access to data centres (such as emergency quarantine), is driving new thinking on how I&O leaders need to plan their infrastructure. By David Cappuccio, Distinguished Research VP at Gartner.

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Why organisations need SaaS Protection when moving to cloud services

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, organisations across all industries have been forced to adapt and adjust their digital transformation projects to meet the needs of a fast-changing world. Covid-19 has not slowed digitalisation down; on the contrary, it has been a key factor in accelerating such initiatives. Partly driven by the need for flexible and remote working, more and more businesses are migrating their data and business operations to the cloud. By Radhesh Menon, Chief Product Officer, Datto.

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Covid-19 will accelerate the introduction of mega data centre campuses

The digital business case has been propelled forward five years. Since the COVID-19 crisis, businesses across the country have had to adapt and react quickly, setting out plans for staff to work from home more regularly, as emergency measures introduced during the pandemic turn into permanent lifestyle changes. Some large organisations such as Twitter, Facebook and even financial and professional services firms have announced plans to allow employees to work from home until next year or to do so permanently. By Simon Ford, EMEA AVP of CyrusOne.

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Securing the cloud: how to address new security risks and future-proof operations post-COVID-19

How can organisations overcome today’s cyber security challenges to protect systems and data within and across multiple cloud environments – and underpin new ways of working since COVID-19? By Phil Aitchison, Chief Operating Officer, Big Data & Security UK&I at Atos.

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The hummus effect: Why blindly jumping to the public cloud can leave a bitter taste

Hummus is often considered a “superfood” and people are consuming it in large quantities. National hummus sales now top $725 million annually, and it's estimated that 25% of U.S. households now stock hummus in the fridge. It wasn't always like this. Just two decades ago, annual U.S. hummus sales barely surpassed $5 million. By Scott Leatherman, CMO, Virtana.

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A seamless switch:

Moving to a new IT service provider with minimal disruption By Vikki Durden, Head of Operations at UK IT Service.

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How a cloud-based infrastructure can accelerate IT Initiatives

There’s no doubt about it, we are living in a cloud enhanced world. No matter what is happening in life, whether it’s uploading pictures of the family, keeping track of friends on social media, or working remotely, the fact remains that the cloud is a part of our everyday lives in one way or another. By Sarah Doherty, Product Marketing Manager, iland.

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Cloud vs on-prem: making the move

Companies are under severe pressure to transform in order to survive in today’s economy. Applications, such as Oracle E-Business Suite, and other ERP systems, occupy a crucial part of businesses’ operations, but many run on aging and limiting on-premise infrastructure. By Mark Vivian, CEO, Claremont.

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Look up: Cloud skills are on the rise

In a matter of months, COVID-19 has completely upended decades of tradition and social dynamics of the modern office. As our daily lives turn almost completely to digital interactions digital skills, long growing in importance, are now centre stage as critical to success in the current work environment. By Nick Turner, VP EMEA Druva.

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Are we there?

The long, hot road trip to the Cloud By Scott Leatherman, CMO, Virtana.

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Hybrid cloud adoption: Getting migration ready

Hybrid cloud is a popular solution among enterprise grade businesses, but it is not a one size fits all solution. The building blocks of this model are complex and potentially costly to manage. This article will examine the core challenges and provide a blueprint to enable decision makers and IT leaders better manage the challenges they will likely face. By Ian Sheen, Technical Lead - Strategy and Transformation, Telstra Purple.

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Insight Holds the Key for MSPs Focused on Customer Satisfaction and Business Efficiency

By Ali Peracha, Vice President and Founder, ITBoost, a ConnectWise company.

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Videos

Michael James and Terence Chabe, Capital Market Specialists at Colt Technology Services, discuss the implications for data centre infrastructure as some of Europe’s largest financial exchanges address the fallout from Brexit, with geography, latency, security, cloud services, software defined networks and the edge all in the spotlight.
Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.
Wes Van Den Berg, Vice President and General Manager, UK&I, Pure Storage, provides an update on recent developments at the company, including the launch of the FlashBlade//S family of products and the introduction of the Evergreen//Flex.
Richelle Ahlvers, Chair of the SNIA Storage Management Initiative, discusses what’s new with Swordfish, the storage management standard, including the latest developments on work with industry partner organisations and the new Conformance Testing Program, as well as talking through the newly opened SNIA Storage Management Initiative’s Next-Gen Lab.

News

OCI coupled with Metallic data management as a service (DMaaS) enables enterprise customers to protect and secure their data against threats, adhere to local data residency laws, and ease data management and recovery.
New predictions from HPE Aruba and global trends agency Foresight Factory outline five ways technology will overhaul the industry.
New research reveals majority of large businesses can’t replace unsupported hardware, leaving potential vulnerabilities exposed.
HPE becomes first tier-one server provider to offer compute with optimized cloud-native silicon for service providers and enterprises embracing cloud-native development.