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Running extreme workloads in the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2018      Views: 409   
Description: Written by Jake Echanove, Director of Systems Engineering, Virtustream

Cloud Computing: How to get better, faster and cheaper

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2018      Views: 473   
Description: By Gabriel Lopez, Program Manager – Global Service Quality, Dell EMC

Preparing for Brexit is easier in the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 02-2018      Views: 443   
Description: By Monica Brink, Director EMEA Marketing, iland

Brexit and the GDPR pose a risk for UK Cloud providers

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2017      Views: 653   
Description: Written by Frank Krieger, Vice-President, Governance, Risk and Compliance, iland

Six benefits of a Cloud-based CRM solution

Type: Opinion       Published: 10-2017      Views: 465   
Description: By Andrew Ardron, CEO, ProspectSoft

Choose your partners         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2017      Views: 1144   
Description: The advantages of the Cloud reach to the core of most businesses - but executives must choose their partners carefully, argues Tim Rushent, Account Manager for industry and commerce at Hyland

Automating the IT production line         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2017      Views: 6154   
Description: David Grimes, CTO at Navisite, discusses the growing role of APIs in reducing costs and developing tomorrow's businesses

Pressure sensitive?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2017      Views: 1114   
Description: The growth in cloud services is putting increased pressure on data centre resiliency, suggests Adrian Barker, General Manager EMEA at RF Code

Making the case for cloud computing

Type: Opinion       Published: 02-2017      Views: 633   
Description: Written by Monica Brink, Director of Marketing EMEA, iland

Digital Embassies: the new data sovereignty paradigm?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1587   
Description: Daniel Hickmore of Arkivum explains why a 'digital embassy' approach to data sovereignty could be the way ahead for organisations struggling with data sharing and retention issues such as healthcare providers

Trust issues         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1427   
Description: The move to Cloud leaves many businesses with new security concerns, suggests Dave Nicholson, Technical Sales Consultant, Axial Systems: organisations now need to ensure that their standards are mirrored -at least - by that of their Cloud services provider

Protecting against Ransomware in the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2016      Views: 20733   
Description: By Justin Giardina, Chief Technology Officer, iland

Compliance: the buck stops here         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1270   
Description: Monica Brink of iland looks at why compliance and security are still the main blockers to cloud adoption, and how nine out of ten security professionals worry about cloud security

Brexit's impact on GDPR: what do UK businesses do now?

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2016      Views: 968   
Description: By Jack Bedell-Pearce, Managing Director, 4D

Three steps to cloud security: protecting connected manufacturing

Type: Opinion       Published: 08-2016      Views: 1021   
Description: You wouldn’t allow an intruder to spend 229 days in your house undetected, so why would you do that with your manufacturing facility? As incredible as that sounds, the average time between a cyber security breach and its detection is 229 days. Manufacturing facilities are leading the list of potential targets for cyber espionage, denial of service (DoS) and web-application attacks. Here, Martyn Williams, Managing Director of industrial automation software supplier, COPA-DATA UK, discusses three steps manufacturers should take to stay safe in the cloud.

Hybrid to the rescue for SME sector         

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2016      Views: 1545   
Description: Hybrid Cloud architecture has been a while maturing, but now offers businesses unparalleled flexibility, ROI and scalability. Andrew Stuart, MD for EMEA at Datto, argues that the smaller the business, the more vital these traits are - making hybrid Cloud the number one choice for SMEs in 2016

Keeping up the standard         

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2016      Views: 2796   
Description: Frank Krieger, Director of Compliance at iland, looks at ISO compliance in the Cloud and why it is important for Cloud Service Providers and their clients

Understanding your Disaster Recovery readiness

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2016      Views: 2388   
Description: By Monica Brink, EMEA Marketing Director at iland

DR in the Cloud: read all about it         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2016      Views: 5004   
Description: It is more important than ever that businesses understand the difference between DRaaS and backup, argues Lilac Schoenbeck, VP, Product Marketing & Product Management at iland Cloud Infrastructure

Private functions         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2016      Views: 1506   
Description: Mark Smith, senior marketing manager of cloud solutions at SUSE, looks at some of the key drivers behind the trend toward private cloud

A Symbiotic Relationship         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2016      Views: 1599   
Description: Darren Watkins, Managing Director at VIRTUS Data Centres, examines the relationship between Cloud and colocation.

50 Shades of PaaS and why it remains at an early stage of adoption

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1751   
Description: The dividing lines between Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) are blurring. But according to Phil Brindley, CTO, The Bunker, the dominance of the latter belies the importance of the former in the Cloud Computing arena and there are several reasons why both will remain as distinct layers and product sets.

In-house, In-cloud, In-data-centre or hybrid – a range of choices

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1773   
Description: By Roger Keenan, managing director of London data centre, City Lifeline.

May Cloud security be with you         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 7032   
Description: Three 'top tips to protect against the dark side', from Robert Arandjelovic, Director of Security Strategy at Blue Coat

Why Cloud security is more important than ever

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1263   
Description: By Monica Brink, Director EMEA Marketing at iland

The cloud needn't be grey

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1336   
Description: Mark Hall, public sector director at Redcentric explains why the transition to the cloud can be the most important phase of a cloud computing strategy

Take your partners

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2016      Views: 10279   
Description: Innovative use of cloud technology can transform your partner relationships, argues Dave Taylor, CMO of Impartner

Re-think your approach to Data Management         

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2016      Views: 8425   
Description: The challenges of Big Data and digital business could be best addressed by a Data-as-a-Service approach, suggests Andrew Griffiths of Q Associates

Seeding the public sector cloud         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2015      Views: 11565   
Description: Leading IT lawyer Richard Kemp looks at how the public sector is lagging behind with cloud technology adoption and the risks this will create for security in the near future

Pulling together         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2015      Views: 13817   
Description: Nigel Moulton, EMEA CTO at converged infrastructure specialists VCE, discusses the increasing need to carefully manage the potential risks of cloud collaboration in today's business environment

Managing the risks of cloud collaboration in business today

Type: Opinion       Published: 10-2015      Views: 1290   
Description: Nigel Moulton, EMEA CTO at VCE

A picture of health?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2015      Views: 2036   
Description: From big data to wearable devices, Jack Bedell-Pearce, Managing Director of 4D-DC, summarises the key drivers - and top tips - for cloud adoption in the health sector

Time for a reality check?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2015      Views: 1121   
Description: Len Padilla, VP of product strategy at NTT Communications in Europe, explains why businesses are struggling with cloud complexity

Start me up         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2015      Views: 1792   
Description: The cloud can offer a major boost for UK start-ups, suggests Monica Brink, director product marketing, iland

EU Confidential         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2015      Views: 2478   
Description: New EU Data Protection Regulations are due to come into force in 2017; Martin Warren, Cloud Solutions Marketing Manager at NetApp, discusses what cloud providers might have to do in advance of the likely changes

The three-step plan to cloud security         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2015      Views: 2835   
Description: Chris Pace, head of product marketing at Wallix, suggests three security questions that cloud service providers should expect to hear from any business expanding or adopting cloud services

Cloud boosts business for UK start-ups

Type: Opinion       Published: 08-2015      Views: 1456   
Description: Written by Monica Brink, director product marketing, iland.

Cloud: reset, plan and manage

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2015      Views: 1866   
Description: Len Padilla, VP of product strategy at NTT Communications in Europe, explains why businesses are struggling with cloud complexity

Head in the cloud? Keep your feet on the ground         

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2015      Views: 2125   
Description: Jack Bedell-Pearce, Managing Director of 4D-DC, offers some constructive advice - and 6 'Top Tips' - for businesses confused by the multitude of options available when considering migrating to the Cloud

Is public cloud killing the data centre?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2015      Views: 1599   
Description: Reports of the death of the data centre as a result of cloud adoption have been greatly exaggerated, argues Roger Keenan, MD of City Lifeline

Will Public Cloud Kill the Data Centre?

Type: Opinion       Published: 06-2015      Views: 1764   
Description: By Roger Keenan, managing director of London data centre, City Lifeline

Going SaaS: Advice from an Infrastructure Provider

Type: Opinion       Published: 06-2015      Views: 1913   
Description: By Brian Ussher, President and Co-founder, iland.

Escaping the 'print trap'         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2015      Views: 2752   
Description: KYOCERA Document Solutions' Cloud Evangelist, Eddie Ginja, analyses the business benefits of the latest addition to the growing portfolio of cloud services: managed cloud printing

Priming your cloud for success         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2015      Views: 2397   
Description: According to Martin Bishop, head of Network, Applications & Services, Telstra Global Enterprise & Services, with consumers in the UK more in control of their purchasing power than ever before, a flexible and scalable cloud infrastructure has become increasingly critical to an organisations' success or failure

Securing the cloud         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2015      Views: 1960   
Description: Rory Murphy, Director of Field Development Marketing at Equinix explains how a colocated cloud exchange can provide A BETTER service and GREATER security

Crypto management - the key to cloud data security?

Type: Opinion       Published: 04-2015      Views: 1566   
Description: Ed Kidson, product manager, Wick Hill on why encryption is the key to securing cloud data - just as long as the key isn't lost!

Head in the cloud? Keep your feet on the ground

Type: Opinion       Published: 04-2015      Views: 1976   
Description: By Jack Bedell-Pearce, Managing Director, 4D-DC.

Big Data, big decisions

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2015      Views: 1646   
Description: Omer Wilson, director at Digital Realty, discusses what data centre providers must offer their clients in this age of big data if they are to be successful in future

The long arm of the law         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2015      Views: 1565   
Description: Nick Rich, Lead Solutions Advisor at Epiq Systems, examines the ongoing legal issues around what has become known as the 'Microsoft Dublin warrant case'

It's an IT Jungle Out There!         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2015      Views: 2968   
Description: Rainforest charity to benefit from iomart campaign

Hybrid: the 'best-fit' strategy         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2015      Views: 2708   
Description: According to Sean McAvan, Managing Director of NaviSite Europe, a hybrid cloud approach offers the best of both worlds for business: embracing the new, while getting the most out of existing IT investments

Storing up trouble?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2015      Views: 3001   
Description: Everett Dolgner, director of replication product management at Silver Peak, explains what you need to know about using the cloud for backup and recovery initiatives.

Private cloud versus virtual data centre

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2015      Views: 1532   
Description: Data security expert and MD at Beaming Sonia Blizzard explores the differences between a private cloud and a virtual data centre

Colocation or Cloud? It doesn't have to be an either or

Type: Opinion       Published: 02-2015      Views: 1198   
Description: Colocation doesn’t have to be an either or where cloud is concerned, writes Lilac Schoenbeck, Vice President of Product Marketing and Product Management at iland.

To infinity... and beyond?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2015      Views: 1514   
Description: The ongoing epic journey of the Voyager space probe has parallels with the journey we are all making toward a Cloud-oriented future, suggests Paul Hickingbotham, Group Technical Director at Hammer

Are you being served?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2014      Views: 1952   
Description: Too many cloud service providers are 'stuck in the SLA' at the expense of their users' actual requirements, argues Paul Marland, Director of Account Management, Claranet

G-ing up local government         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2014      Views: 2757   
Description: Why is the G-Cloud framework struggling to take off with local government users? Databarracks' Peter Groucutt examines the issues.

Cloud: the 60-year-old hot topic

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2014      Views: 2526   
Description: Cloud may have taken a long time to become an overnight sensation, says Andrew Roughan of Infinity SDC; but the vision behind it should nonetheless offer a new perspective on the future of the data centre

To infinity.. and beyond?

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2014      Views: 3129   
Description: The ongoing epic journey of the Voyager space probe has parallels with the journey we are all making toward a Cloud-oriented future, suggests Paul Hickingbotham, Group Technical Director at Hammer

V for Victory?

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2014      Views: 1945   
Description: David Barker of colo and cloud provider, 4D-DC.COM, looks at Virtual Data Centres and the pros and cons of virtual hosting compared with physical data centre management.

Dramatic license

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2014      Views: 1757   
Description: Unscrupulous software vendors could be taking advantage of their customers, suggests Martin Prendergast, CEO and Co-founder of Concorde Solutions.

Privileged Identity Management in the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2014      Views: 2627   
Description: Jess A. Richter of Lieberman Software explains the security issues that arise when managing privileged identities in the cloud.

Six Unexpected Challenges of Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 08-2014      Views: 1459   
Description: By Dante Orsini, SVP of Business Development, iland

When Cloud Goes Wrong

Type: Opinion       Published: 08-2014      Views: 1782   
Description: By Roger Keenan, managing director of the central London data centre, City Lifeline.

Your flexible friend?

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2014      Views: 2823   
Description: A new breed of flexible data centre must emerge to put the CIO "back in the driving seat", argues Andrew Roughan, Commercial Director at Infinity SDC.

The truly open Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2014      Views: 1839   
Description: Boris Renski, co-founder of OpenStack vendor Mirantis, explains what is needed to secure the vendor-agnostic cloud - and a level playing field for everyone

The scary truth about 'portable' enterprise data

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2014      Views: 2571   
Description: What's to stop employees from leaving your company with vital corporate data, asks Tony Craythorne, VP of Worldwide Business Development at Quorum.

Cloud: the 60-year-old hot topic that gives data centres a new perspective

Type: Opinion       Published: 06-2014      Views: 3252   
Description: By Andrew Roughan, Commercial Director at Infinity SDC.

Cloud: the 60-year-old hot topic that gives data centres a new perspective         

Type: Opinion       Published: 06-2014      Views: 1371   
Description: By Andrew Roughan, Commercial Director at Infinity SDC.

Smarter than the average cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2014      Views: 3417   
Description: Getting the best out of a SaaS approach should not mean putting all your eggs in one basket, argues Tony Cheung, CTO at EASY Software

Keeping up with the demands of your data

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2014      Views: 1575   
Description: Optimising the WAN has become essential for accessing, analysing and migrating large volumes of data to and from the cloud, argues Tony Thompson, VP of marketing, Silver Peak

Next year's model

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2014      Views: 2024   
Description: Cloud computing in data centres is on course to radically change the structure of the IT function, argues Roger Keenan, managing director of central London data centre City Lifeline

Smarter than the average cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2014      Views: 1600   
Description: Getting the best out of a SaaS approach should not mean putting all your eggs in one basket, argues Tony Cheung, CTO at EASY Software

Company cloud: putting SMBs in the driving seat

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2014      Views: 7725   
Description: SMBs needn't sign-up to proprietary hosted software solutions to benefit from cloud flexibility, says Talal Choucair, CEO of MyQuickCloud

Taking control of your Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2014      Views: 1763   
Description: Lilac Schoenbeck, VP of Product Management and Marketing at iland provides a clearer view of the often nebulous cloud

The Truly Open Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2014      Views: 2144   
Description: Boris Renski, co-founder of OpenStack vendor Mirantis, explains what is needed to secure the vendor-agnostic cloud - and a level playing field for everyone

Controlled chaos

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2014      Views: 2348   
Description: Lee Fisher from Abiquo explains how poorly planned out cloud adoption can undermine the benefits on offer and frustrate the journey to the cloud

Securing the Mobility Age through the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2014      Views: 2693   
Description: Employee mobility will be the rule rather than the exception in the cloud-connected enterprise, bringing with it a whole new raft of security concerns, argues Michael Sutton, VP of security research at Zscaler

The cloud symphony

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2013      Views: 2654   
Description: Lee Fisher from Abiquo explains how mindless cloud adoption can undermine the benefits on offer and frustrate the journey to the cloud

Converging from the silos

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2013      Views: 3536   
Description: Steve Johnson of Extreme Networks explains the case for a new, flexible and uncomplicated approach to creating the network you need for effective cloud adoption.

Data-centric security

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2013      Views: 3435   
Description: Dave Anderson of Voltage Security explains how to render data useless to cybercriminals, opening up data compliancy across geographical borders

Tiers of joy?

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2013      Views: 3252   
Description: John Greenwood, Director of Sales for Storage & Virtualisation Solutions at NCE, offers some highly personal thoughts about the concept of Auto-Tiering, and what it has to do (or not!) with Aston Villa FC

Cloudy with a chance of system failure?

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2013      Views: 4611   
Description: Bill Andrews, CEO of ExaGrid Systems, examines the pros and cons of backup to a Public Cloud service

Cloud: the business case

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2013      Views: 2691   
Description: Alex Moore of NTT Communications Europe shares some thoughts on how the cloud could be used to enhance business prospects

Your data centre's best kept secret

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2013      Views: 3447   
Description: Fibre Channel has an increasingly crucial role to play in the data centre of the future, argues Henrik Hansen, Marketing Director, QLogic EMEA

Shadow in the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2013      Views: 3092   
Description: Ed Macnair of SaaSID considers the challenges of eDiscovery facing organisations storing data in the public cloud

Got it taped

Type: Opinion       Published: 12-2012      Views: 1761   
Description: Far from being an 'old tech' medium, tape still has a bright future in the world of Cloud computing and Big Data, argues Steve Mackey, VP International Sales at Spectra Logic

Big cloud: big data meets globalisation

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2012      Views: 3415   
Description: Francois Quereuil of Aspera explains why the cloud when combined with big data and international expansion can drive economic opportunity

Carrier Ethernet 2.0: the next generation

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2012      Views: 2687   
Description: Metro Ethernet Forum chairman Nan Chen considers the new connectivity options offered by Carrier Ethernet 2.0

Green clouds in our future

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2012      Views: 1933   
Description: Simon Shorthose, managing director, ReadSoft UK, considers the importance of cloud and how businesses need to manage their adoption, if they are to deliver a greener future for IT

It's not just who you know???????

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2012      Views: 2287   
Description: John Kittle of Eurostaff Technology says that IT recruiters must do more to secure talent and use a more strategic and long-term approach to attracting candidates

Readiness for the cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2012      Views: 1661   
Description: Peter Job of Intergence offers a timely reminder that the transition to a modern technology such as the cloud will produce a much more dependable outcome with the application of some old fashioned pro

Network monitoring in the private cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2012      Views: 2036   
Description: Paessler AG founder Dirk Paessler sets out the case for the private cloud and the role of network monitoring

Continuity and recovery

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2011      Views: 2578   
Description: Bob Roudebush of the Neverfail Group explores the role played by the cloud when considering Business Continuity and data recovery

New Era Of Ingenuity Unleashed???????

Type: Opinion       Published: 02-2010      Views: 2461   
Description: Mankind's thirst for beating back the boundaries of what is possible seemingly knows few limits. Editor Brian Wall asks where the storage industry is heading as we progress through 2010 and beyond

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