Wednesday, 20th February 2019
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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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Overcoming the challenges of back up and recovery to the cloud

Disaster recovery and back up in the cloud have changed almost beyond recognition since iland started offering services 11 years ago. The business landscape is more complex, cloud adoption has gone mainstream and the regulatory environment bears little resemblance to what it looked like a decade ago. By Sam Woodcock, EMEA Director of Solutions Architecture, iland.

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Five key questions to ask potential cloud providers

When choosing a cloud provider, you need to know exactly what you are signing up for to avoid problems in the future. Once you have migrated, you are stuck with what the provider gives you unless you undertake another migration, which is likely to be time consuming and risky. The much vaunted ‘portability’ of cloud services between providers is not yet proven, particularly for complex applications, and it is not in the provider’s interests to make it easy. By Richard Blanford, managing directo...

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Standing out in a Cloud

The key challenges that Managed Service Providers are facing in a heavily commoditised market and the ways in which they can go above and beyond to differentiate themselves and excel in customer experience. By Edmund Cartwright, Sales & Marketing Director at Highlight.

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How can organisations best manage the cloud?

Garry McCracken, Vice President of Technology at WinMagic examines the findings of recent research which suggest compliance woes are putting the brakes on cloud computing’s onslaught.

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Security considerations for private Cloud

Cybersecurity today can feel complex, especially if you are moving to or managing cloud security. But it doesn’t have to be. Hear from Rackspace Principal Architect, Luke Huckaba, as he explains some of the major concerns around Private Cloud and Security, and how Rackspace is helping to solve these issues both internally and for customers.

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