Business are spending more on cloud, but need better guidance on how to migrate effectively

New research commissioned by managed services provider Claranet has revealed that UK IT departments spent more on cloud in the past three years than they did on data centres. At the same time, the project found that this spend is set to increase significantly over the next three years as businesses gradually leave legacy behind and embrace more agile and flexible ways of working. This is encouraging news for cloud development in the UK, but businesses need more effective, comprehensive guidance in managing cloud migration strategies if they are to realise its full benefits.









Hortonworks expands Google and Microsoft Cloud partnerships

Hortonworks has introduced enhancements to its existing partnership with Google Cloud to further optimize Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF) for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to deliver next-gen big data analytics for hybrid cloud deployments. This partnership will enable customers to leverage new innovations from the open source community via HDP and HDF on GCP for faster business insights.






Alert Logic adds C-suite executives

Alert Logic reveals that new executives have joined the company’s leadership team to accelerate adoption of the company’s security platform and analyst services that protect organisations at a lower cost with less effort and faster time to value. Sydna Kelley joins as Senior Vice President of Customer Success & Technology Operations, Matt Selheimer as Chief Marketing Officer, Sheila Flaherty as Chief Legal Officer, and Tim Alguire as Chief Financial Officer.




Connected successfully