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UK police forces yet to fully embrace cloud migration

New data reveals the majority of police forces still access and manage data and applications on-premises.

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Funky Pigeon soars to new heights with Claranet’s AWS and DevOps optimisation

Funky Pigeon is a fast-growing UK-based online retailer of greetings cards, calendars, stationery and gifts, many of which can be personalised with an easy to use online editor. The company always faces seasonal spikes in website traffic and needed to ensure its online platform was stable and fully functional during busy periods. This was especially true at Christmas where workloads could increase by 5x to respond to customer demand and fluctuations in data traffic were creating network instabil...

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Look beyond the surface for effective facilities planning and design

When undertaking a data centre planning project – whether consolidating company infrastructure following a merger or acquisition, relocating facilities into a pre-existing building, or even constructing a new data centre – the primary consideration lays in the project meeting the business requirements with optimised performance one of the key motivator. By Jon Leppard, Director at Future Facilities.

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With Shadow IT, we’re all multi-cloud now

For data centre managers, Shadow IT is a reality—it’s either there and you know it, or it’s there and you don’t. Shadow IT encompasses things like the AWS Machine Learning experiment happening over in marketing that no one cared to mention, and the collaboration app that the product design folks are using on their smartphones without letting anyone know. By Paul Mercina, VP of Innovation, Park Place Technologies.

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A MAGic Future in Cloud (Microsoft, Amazon & Google)

‘The year of the cloud’ is a term that’s become very familiar to most in the tech world. But since that year appears to have lasted multiple years, I suggest that, in fact, we are only at the beginning of ‘the decade of the cloud’. Cloud has become an overused and overhyped term recently, with many not realising that it is actually a very generic term, encompassing SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), Hybrid cloud, Private and Public, as...

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Cloud adoption, 5G and the role of the managed service provider – how 2019 will shape up

It’s business as usual with 2019 gaining momentum, and thoughts are turning to the months ahead. In particular, the role of the managed service provider (MSP) is under the spotlight – and is set to evolve amid forthcoming changes in the market and overall IT landscape. There are three key areas for the year ahead within the technology sector – including the acceleration of businesses moving to the cloud, the introduction and widespread adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics, and...

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Solve 2015: London - Andy Williams, Rackspace

Solve London - How Great Support Matters in a SaaS World.

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