The average company runs 464 custom applications; and more than 70 percent of these are business-critical.
Rackspace has achieved seven gold and three silver Microsoft Partner Competencies for capabilities spanning application development, cloud platform support, data management, business applications, mobility and productivity. Microsoft Partner Competencies recognise companies in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) for their proven expertise in delivering quality solutions in a specialised area of business.
Vuzion, the cloud aggregator, has announced its first international business, Vuzion Ireland, the appointment of Kieran McDonnell, as country manager, and the opening of an office in Sandyford, Dublin. Vuzion Ireland brings a new set of capabilities to support the Irish IT reseller community achieve faster growth with cloud solutions.
The Symantec Cloud Security Platform ensures information security and protects against threats across the cloud spectrum.
Key management-as-a-service (KMaaS) meets enterprise needs for direct control of encryption keys.
Getronics Mid-Market Reality Check report reveals IT investment priorities for year ahead.
ForeScout’s new solution for Amazon Web Services enables visibility into cloud workloads on the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform.
Cloud Industry Forum launches a vendor independent Professional Member certification scheme.
Timico Technology Group (Timico), the Managed Cloud Service Provider has secured more than £50m in investment from Lyceum Capital, the growth investors, to facilitate its evolution as a market-leading IT and cloud provider and fulfil its long term strategic objectives. Lyceum Capital is now the majority shareholder in Timico.
The NSPCC has selected managed hybrid cloud service provider Adapt (a Datapipe company) to deliver its core IT infrastructure, including voice and communication applications.
Azure customers can now use Microsoft’s UK data centres to protect their most important files.
CIF and Deloitte outline how to achieve the right balance between operational and capital costs when deploying the cloud.
Bitglass is the first agentless security solution with broad support for any cloud app.
Dee Richartz to drive strategy and product management for Rackspace Managed Security offering in EMEA.
The move marks Claranet’s entry into two new markets in recent months following the acquisition of CredibilIT in Brazil.
CIF welcomes EuroCloud UK’s 50+ members into its membership community.
Infoblox has introduced Infoblox ActiveTrust® Cloud. Delivered as a service, ActiveTrust Cloud addresses the needs of global enterprises with a mobile workforce and growing branch offices which often don’t have dedicated IT staff or adequate security measures in place. The new solution provides protection for devices on or off the premises, prevent DNS-based data exfiltration, automatically stops device communications with command-and-control servers, and allows rapid investigation of threats.
Corero Network Security’s has introduced SmartProtect, a new program to enable DDoS Protection-as-a-Service (DDPaaS) for hosting providers and internet service providers (ISPs) to deliver to their customer base. With SmartProtect, providers take advantage of Corero’s SmartWall® Network Threat Defense (TDS) solution to successfully offer their downstream customers a managed DDoS security service that delivers advanced DDoS protection for these businesses and in turn, drive new service revenue.
Region’s surging demand for digital services offsets decline in traditional sourcing value.
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) WW Quarterly Cloud Infrastructure Tracker, IT infrastructure spending (server, disk storage, and Ethernet switch) for public and private cloud in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) grew 19.5% year on year to reach $1.5 billion in revenue in the third quarter of 2016.