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Druva breaks the data center to cloud barrier

Type: News       Published: 11-2018      Views: 63   
Description: The Druva Cloud Platform, Druvas Data Management-as-a-Service solution, is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Snowball Edge. This solution allows enterprises to freely move data between on-premises and cloud without the lock-in, complexity, and cost of legacy hardware, enabling them to speed up their infrastructure to cloud transition.

SnapLogic announces SnapLogic eXtreme to accelerate cloud data lake initiatives

Type: News       Published: 09-2018      Views: 158   
Description: Industry-first solution eliminates cost, resource, talent barriers to cloud-based big data.

Node4 awarded supplier status for the G-Cloud 9 public sector supplier framework

Type: News       Published: 09-2018      Views: 164   
Description: Node4 applied for Cloud hosting and Cloud support supplier status, both of which have been awarded.

Zscaler achieves AWS security competency status for zero trust

Type: News       Published: 09-2018      Views: 173   
Description: Zscaler is the first zero trust architecture to achieve Amazon Web Service (AWS) Security Competency status.

Konica Minolta drives digital transformation through G-Cloud 10 Framework

Type: News       Published: 09-2018      Views: 138   
Description: Since being accepted on to the UK Governments G-Cloud 10 framework, Konica Minolta has seen a surge in public sector organisations wanting to adopt its new Managed Cloud Hosting services, as part of their digital transformation strategies and in-line with the Governments Cloud First policy.

Cloud adoption on the rise, but 54 percent of organisations at risk

Type: News       Published: 08-2018      Views: 202   
Description: Druva has announced the results of its 2018 State of Virtualisation in the Cloud survey to understand how enterprises working in virtual environments are approaching cloud migration.

Equinix to offer private connectivity to VMware Cloud on AWS via AWS Direct Connect

Type: News       Published: 08-2018      Views: 211   
Description: Equinix is teaming with VMware to offer private connectivity to VMware Cloud on AWS via AWS Direct Connect at Equinix International Business Exchange data centers globally.

Overwhelming majority of EMEA companies struggle to secure the Cloud, according to Sumo Logic

Type: News       Published: 06-2018      Views: 458   
Description: Sumo Logic has announced results of an independent study that found 98 percent of European companies face organisational challenges with implementing security in cloud environments.

Agari announces $40M growth round to accelerate leading cloud email security platform

Type: News       Published: 06-2018      Views: 410   
Description: Agari has raised $40 million in growth capital from an investor group led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, with oversubscribed participation from existing Agari investors. The new capital increases Agari’s total financing to $88 million. Olga Kaplan, a Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division, will join Agari’s board of directors in connection with the investment.

Zscaler announces integration with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Type: News       Published: 06-2018      Views: 390   
Description: Zscaler has announced the first closed-loop integration with Microsoft Cloud App Security. The Zscaler platform-Microsoft Cloud App Security integration feature set delivers the security of the Zscaler security cloud coupled with the functionality of the Microsoft Cloud App Security solution, providing a streamlined service that allows enterprises to securely embrace the cloud.

Formula 1 selects AWS as its official Cloud and Machine Learning provider

Type: News       Published: 06-2018      Views: 348   
Description: Formula 1 and AWS team up to innovate on the fan experience, delivering a new series of race statistics, F1 Insights Powered by AWS, that will be broadcast for the first time on the international feed from the Formula 1 2018 Eyetime Austrian Grand Prix.

‘Peak faith’ in the cloud only 12-18 months away with slump to follow, warns 6point6 Cloud Gate

Type: News       Published: 06-2018      Views: 302   
Description: Independent technology consultancy 6point6 Cloud Gateway is warning that faith in “the cloud” will peak in 2019 before collapsing in 2020, then recovering from 2022 with better business analysis, more realistic expectations and a greater appreciation of hybrid cloud environments.

NetApp Cloud Volumes for Google Cloud Platform strengthens cloud data services portfolio

Type: News       Published: 05-2018      Views: 780   
Description: NetApp has announced NetApp Cloud Volumes for Google Cloud Platform, offering customers a fully-managed, cloud-native file storage service that’s integrated with Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Canonical’s managed OpenStack cloud adds data protection and recovery service with Trilio

Type: News       Published: 05-2018      Views: 458   
Description: Partnership will deliver TrilioVault backup and recovery solutions as part of BootStack, Canonical’s fully managed OpenStack private cloud solution.

New DataRobot EU Cloud accelerates the creation of AI-driven enterprises across Europe

Type: News       Published: 05-2018      Views: 446   
Description: DataRobot, a pioneer in automated machine learning, announced today the release of a new version of the DataRobot Cloud platform for the EU.

Running extreme workloads in the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2018      Views: 156   
Description: Written by Jake Echanove, Director of Systems Engineering, Virtustream

Veritas delivers enterprise-grade Data Protection and Governance for MS Office 365 environments

Type: News       Published: 05-2018      Views: 443   
Description: Veritas Technologies has announced Veritas Data Protection and Governance for Microsoft Office 365 solution, a new set of data protection and governance offerings. These simple-to-use, software as a service (SaaS) applications can be activated quickly and deliver enterprise-grade data management capabilities for analysing, discovering, and recovering Office 365 data wherever and whenever necessary.

The Future of Cybersecurity is in the Cloud

Type: News       Published: 04-2018      Views: 502   
Description: Written by Eric O’Neill, National Security Strategist at Carbon Black

Brenderup Group makes big move to the cloud with Interoute

Type: News       Published: 04-2018      Views: 444   
Description: Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has been selected by Brenderup Group, a leading manufacturer of trailers and load carrier systems, to host the company’s server environment. All servers were migrated in one project to the Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC) cloud platform

Cloud Computing: How to get better, faster and cheaper

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2018      Views: 180   
Description: By Gabriel Lopez, Program Manager – Global Service Quality, Dell EMC

SolarWinds introduces Cloud-first backup service for physical and virtual servers

Type: News       Published: 03-2018      Views: 691   
Description: SolarWinds has introduced its first backup solution targeted for direct use by end-user customers. SolarWinds Backup is a cloud-first backup service developed to protect virtual and physical servers. It is built upon the company’s own proven technology already used by Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to securely and efficiently protect the data assets of thousands of organisations worldwide. The product has been designed from the ground up to reduce cost and complexity without sacrificing speed or reliability.

Gatwick is world’s first major airport to introduce a cloud-based Flight Information System

Type: News       Published: 02-2018      Views: 584   
Description: Gatwick is the world’s first major airport to introduce a cloud-based Flight Information Display System (FIDS) – an innovative, cost effective system that is easily scalable, more flexible and resilient, and requires considerably less infrastructure and maintenance.

Preparing for Brexit is easier in the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 02-2018      Views: 214   
Description: By Monica Brink, Director EMEA Marketing, iland

Acronis partners with Google Cloud

Type: News       Published: 02-2018      Views: 658   
Description: Acronis has announced a new strategic partnership with Google Cloud, revealing plans to enhance Acronis backup solutions by integrating with the Google Cloud Platform.

NetApp reinforces its commitment to hybrid cloud with launch of new consultancy service

Type: News       Published: 02-2018      Views: 571   
Description: NetApp has announced its new consultancy service, Cloud Value Management (CVM), a first of its kind consultancy service that goes beyond selling cloud services and empowers businesses to cloud readiness through a holistic understanding of their needs and designing a clear strategy roadmap.

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust goes cloud-first

Type: News       Published: 02-2018      Views: 516   
Description: Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust has joined forces with ANS Group in order to transform and future-proof its digital infrastructure with a managed public cloud solution.

SolarWinds acquires Loggly, strengthens portfolio of cloud offerings

Type: News       Published: 01-2018      Views: 748   
Description: SolarWinds has completed the acquisition of Loggly, Inc., a provider of cloud-based log monitoring and log analytics software. With the transaction, the company will add to its team of world-class software engineering talent.

WinMagic research finds cloud workloads at risk from security, management and compliance failings

Type: News       Published: 01-2018      Views: 723   
Description: A third of data lacks full encryption and over half (53%) of IT decision makers spend more time on management tasks than ever before.

The hidden costs of downtime

Type: News       Published: 12-2017      Views: 708   
Description: Over a third of organisations unsure what an IT outage would cost their business

Azure becomes first global Cloud provider to deploy AMD EPYC

Type: News       Published: 12-2017      Views: 749   
Description: AMD returns to high-performance server and data centre CPUs

Alert Logic unveils Cloud Insight Essentials

Type: News       Published: 12-2017      Views: 760   
Description: Integrated with Amazon GuardDuty to speed threat and exposure response time

Rackspace completes Datapipe acquisition

Type: News       Published: 11-2017      Views: 753   
Description: Largest acquisition in Rackspace's history

'Cloud-first' mentality dominates

Type: News       Published: 11-2017      Views: 676   
Description: New research from Veritas

UKCloud launches object storage platform

Type: News       Published: 11-2017      Views: 765   
Description: UK-sovereign data storage guarantee, with no extra cost for writing or extracting data

Brexit and the GDPR pose a risk for UK Cloud providers

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2017      Views: 381   
Description: Written by Frank Krieger, Vice-President, Governance, Risk and Compliance, iland

Druva introduces next generation Cloud-to-Cloud data protection with Apollo for AWS

Type: News       Published: 11-2017      Views: 961   
Description: Druva Apollo is a new service delivered via the Druva Cloud Platform that enables data management for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud workloads on a single policy control plane.

Gemalto launches cloud-based, on-demand security platform

Type: News       Published: 11-2017      Views: 958   
Description: SafeNet Data Protection On Demand is a data security-as-a-service solution for enterprises and managed service providers to protect data anywhere

LG consolidates IT infrastructure with Syneto HYPER Series 3100 hyperconverged platform

Type: News       Published: 11-2017      Views: 852   
Description: Syneto has consolidated the IT infrastructure of LG Electronics Italia. The IT deployment, consisting of a HYPER Series 3100 all-in-one hyperconverged platform with built-in Disaster Recovery (DR) capabilities, has reduced admin time by five hours per week from 21 hours, and lowered recovery time objective (RTO) from 21 hours to just under 15 minutes.

Public cloud services revenue to hit $260 Billion in 2017

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 710   
Description: Strong SaaS and IaaS performance drive growth, says Gartner

Databarracks team up with Oosha

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 660   
Description: Launching 'vendor-independent cloud services' for the professional services market

Interoute deploys Cloudian for global cloud storage services

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 760   
Description: Supporting data resiliency and media archive services

EMEA’s Top 50 Cloud Innovators revealed

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 901   
Description: The top fifty EMEA businesses innovating in the cloud have been recognised in a new industry report. Spearheaded by HotTopics.ht and sponsored by application security and cloud experts F5 Networks, the Top 50 EMEA Cloud Climbers Report is the first study of its kind explicitly dedicated to cloud computing’s transformational business impact.

Cisco and Google partner on new hybrid cloud solution

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 863   
Description: Cisco and Google Cloud have announced a partnership to deliver a hybrid cloud solution that helps customers maximise their investments across cloud and on-premises environments. The companies will provide a unique and open hybrid cloud offering that enables applications and services to be deployed, managed and secured across on-premises environments and Google Cloud Platform. The solution delivers cloud speed and scale, with enterprise-class security.

Interoute recognised in Gartner Critical Capabilities for Public Cloud IaaS, Worldwide report

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 825   
Description: The worldwide IaaS market is set to boom over the next five years, and Gartner has projected that it will grow by 36.6% in 2017 to reach $34.7bn. The annual report provides businesses with an impartial evaluation of public cloud IaaS vendors’ strengths and capabilities.

HyperGrid announces new Chief Financial Officer

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 884   
Description: Robert Taccini joins HyperGrid during a period of rapid expansion and growth for the company.

Six benefits of a Cloud-based CRM solution

Type: Opinion       Published: 10-2017      Views: 268   
Description: By Andrew Ardron, CEO, ProspectSoft

Demand for cloud skills in UK continuing to rise, latest industry figures show

Type: News       Published: 09-2017      Views: 1064   
Description: Cybersecurity jobs increasingly require certification, while demand for development skills rise to help manage cloud apps

Talend announces new European Cloud Data Center

Type: News       Published: 09-2017      Views: 936   
Description: Talend has unveiled plans to open a new European Data Center for Talend Integration Cloud, the company’s multi-tenant, scale-out, iPaaS solution.

Cloudreach and Cloudamize join forces to accelerate intelligent Cloud adoption

Type: News       Published: 08-2017      Views: 1072   
Description: Cloudamize will form a new software business unit within Cloudreach and continue to scale its industry-leading cloud analytics platform and independent global partner ecosystem.

Enterprise Cloud-as-a-Service can deliver on lofty cloud promises, says HyperGrid

Type: News       Published: 08-2017      Views: 995   
Description: The cloud can be instrumental in the pursuit of business agility, but a solution that truly combines the best that cloud has to offer is essential

Smooth sailing for ANS and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Type:       Published: 08-2017      Views: 379   
Description: The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has renewed its managed service contract with ANS to maintain and improve the infrastructure underpinning its search and rescue operation. This agreement sees the cloud and managed services provider take responsibility for the MCA’s infrastructure, providing 24/7/365 support and management to facilitate the smooth running of its vital emergency response services.

Everton FC tackles data security in the cloud with Netskope Active Platform

Type: News       Published: 08-2017      Views: 1076   
Description: Top Premier League club Everton FC implements Netskope solution to protect fans’ and players’ data in the cloud and meet GDPR compliance standards

Talend helps Travis Perkins extract better business insight from unstructured data

Type: News       Published: 08-2017      Views: 941   
Description: New Talend Data Fabric connectors for Google Cloud platform empower enterprise customers to rapidly analyse disparate data sources for real-time business intelligence

Alert Logic releases 2017 Cloud Security Report

Type: News       Published: 08-2017      Views: 929   
Description: On-premises workloads experience 51 Percent higher rate of security incidents than applications running on public cloud platforms

Scaility launches Zenko Multi-Cloud Data Controller

Type: News       Published: 07-2017      Views: 947   
Description: Scality has announced the open source launch of its Scality Zenko, a Multi-Cloud Data Controller. The new solution is free to use and embed into developer applications, opening a new world of multi-cloud storage for developers. Zenko provides a unified interface based on a proven implementation of the Amazon S3 API across clouds.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms launches Cloud Connect service

Type: News       Published: 07-2017      Views: 881   
Description: SSE Enterprise Telecoms has announced the availability of high-speed connectivity between businesses and their preferred cloud service providers (CSPs), such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. The service, known as Cloud Connect, offers businesses a private dedicated Ethernet connection to their chosen CSP, delivered over SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ core network. This enables the service to bypass the public internet, which can carry a range of security and performance issues.

IBM's 'fastest Cloud for AI'

Type:       Published: 06-2017      Views: 498   
Description: Aimed at data scientists

Deltion selects NaviSite

Type:       Published: 06-2017      Views: 643   
Description: NaviSite to host multi-tenanted SaaS application environment

Professional services for AWS

Type:       Published: 06-2017      Views: 556   
Description: New Rackspace offering

Hybrid Cloud services from Firstnet

Type:       Published: 06-2017      Views: 629   
Description: Powered by Nutanix

HyperGrid delivers public Cloud on-premises

Type:       Published: 06-2017      Views: 378   
Description: HyperCloud announces the industry’s first on-premises pay as you use pricing model, and enhanced cloud transparency capability through acquisition of XOcur

HyperGrid brings Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to JacTravel

Type: News       Published: 05-2017      Views: 799   
Description: Global business travel provider sheds outdated legacy infrastructure for agile, scalable new solution  

APIs: A Key to Successful Digital Transformation

Type:       Published: 05-2017      Views: 429   
Description: Written by Monica Brink, EMEA Marketing Director, iland

Cloud solution provider and GDPR expert Calligo set to extend public sector offering

Type:       Published: 05-2017      Views: 346   
Description: Calligo has been selected to be part of the government's G Cloud 9 Framework, a procurement platform that pairs cloud-based service providers with public sector organisations. Calligo has joined a list of accredited suppliers under the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Cloud Support Services categories.

UKFast secures six-figure Government cloud deal

Type: News       Published: 04-2017      Views: 1171   
Description: UKFast has secured a contract to supply the UK Cabinet Office with a cloud platform for its emergency ResilienceDirect service, which supports effective response to incidents like natural disasters, terror attacks and power outages.

The main event         

Type: Case Study       Published: 03-2017      Views: 1471   
Description: Cloud Expo, Europe's biggest and best attended Cloud and digital transformation show, is even bigger and better for 2017

NetApp survey of 750 European IT leaders finds hybrid cloud dominates priorities

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 1163   
Description: NetApp has announced the results of its first industry research on cloud adoption in Europe. The responses of 750 CIOs and IT managers in France, Germany and the UK identified hybrid cloud as the most common adoption – over half of all respondents in each country indicate they are using a combination of private and public cloud (69% in Germany; 61% in France; 58% in the UK).

Safe and sound         

Type: Case Study       Published: 03-2017      Views: 638   
Description: Fintech specialist FISCAL Technologies is securing customer data and winning new business thanks to The Bunker's virtual hosting infrastructure

From the Editor         

Type: Comment       Published: 03-2017      Views: 379   
Description: This issue of Cloud Hosting will land on reader's desks and inboxes just a week or two after Cloud Expo, an event which has grown into the biggest and best attended trade show of its type in the whole of Europe

Scared to innovate?         

Type: Analysis       Published: 03-2017      Views: 618   
Description: New research from Claranet suggests that UK IT departments are among the most likely in Europe to identify security/compliance as their biggest challenge - and as a result, they are also more likely to host their applications internally

Choose your partners         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2017      Views: 699   
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: 4373   
Description: David Grimes, CTO at Navisite, discusses the growing role of APIs in reducing costs and developing tomorrow's businesses

Take that to the bank         

Type: Case Study       Published: 03-2017      Views: 668   
Description: Metro Bank, the first new UK high street bank in over 100 years, has reduced close-of-business processing time by 50 percent and report production time by two-thirds by moving its IT infrastructure to a managed Cloud solution

Pressure sensitive?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2017      Views: 692   
Description: The growth in cloud services is putting increased pressure on data centre resiliency, suggests Adrian Barker, General Manager EMEA at RF Code

Focused on protection         

Type: Case Study       Published: 03-2017      Views: 925   
Description: Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca is leveraging Cloud collaboration technologies while keeping users and data secure

Performance anxiety         

Type: Feature       Published: 03-2017      Views: 698   
Description: Jonathan Arnold, Managing Director at Volta Data Centres, explains how high performance computing can change your business for the better

Heavenly cloud         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 1044   
Description: Navisite has partnered with PMGC to provide its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions to multi-discipline, not-for-profit organisation, BCHA (Bournemouth Churches Housing Association)

Time to design for failure on public cloud services?         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 889   
Description: The recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage, which impacted a number of high-profile websites and service providers, has highlighted the importance of specific skillsets to support public Cloud services

UK cloud adoption rate reaches 88%         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 863   
Description: The latest research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) reveals that the overall Cloud adoption rate in the UK now stands at 88 per cent, with 67 per cent of users expecting to increase their adoption of Cloud services over the coming year

Novosco secures seven-figure cloud contract         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 997   
Description: A 3,500-room hotel group has chosen managed Cloud provider Novosco to upgrade and managed its entire IT infrastructure

Sofa so good for Rackspace and DFS cloud deal         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 828   
Description: Retail giant DFS handled a 34 per cent increase in transactions per day during its most recent busy sales periods by utilising a Rackspace managed Cloud solution

IBM, Red Hat collaborate         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 798   
Description: IBM and Red Hat have announced a strategic collaboration designed to help enterprises benefit from the OpenStack platform's speed and economics while more easily extending their existing Red Hat virtualised and cloud workloads to the IBM Private Cloud

Google cloud partner         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 766   
Description: Claranet is now part of the Google Cloud Partner Program

Node4 is first UK Managed Cloud Services Provider to offer NetApp Private Storage as a Service

Type: News       Published: 02-2017      Views: 1067   
Description: Node4 has announced that it is the first Managed Cloud Service Provider (MCSP) to provide NetApp Private Storage as a Service (NPSaaS) to its customers. Node4’s NPSaaS gives customers a way to access public cloud compute while guaranteeing the privacy of their data. Node4, which is now listed as an official NPSaaS provider, will provide NPSaaS access to customers as a fully-managed service.

AMP it up

Type: News       Published: 02-2017      Views: 1024   
Description: Pulsant/Microsoft create hybrid solution

Meeting the mark

Type: News       Published: 02-2017      Views: 1046   
Description: New certification for compliance with GDPR

Oxfam chooses Rackspace

Type: News       Published: 02-2017      Views: 998   
Description: Oxfam is to use Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure from Rackspace as part of a major cloud migration project.

New nearline storage offerings from Seagate

Type: News       Published: 02-2017      Views: 988   
Description: "Best value" HDD for SME & Cloud customers

Making the case for cloud computing

Type: Opinion       Published: 02-2017      Views: 411   
Description: Written by Monica Brink, Director of Marketing EMEA, iland

Aberlour puts trust in Pulsant hosting platform         

Type: News       Published: 12-2016      Views: 849   
Description: Pulsant has been selected to provide its Enterprise Cloud solution to Scottish charity Aberlour Child Care Trust

Clear skies for UKFast as British cloud demand rises

Type: News       Published: 12-2016      Views: 870   
Description: eCloud revenue up more than a third at Manchester tech firm.

AWS available from UK data centres

Type: News       Published: 12-2016      Views: 1043   
Description: AWS Europe (London) region launched

Metro Bank speeds up critical business processes

Type: News       Published: 12-2016      Views: 921   
Description: Rackspace solution supports rapid growth

SUSE acquires HPE assets

Type: News       Published: 12-2016      Views: 838   
Description: Accelerating entry into new markets

New version of Red Hat CloudForms announced

Type: News       Published: 12-2016      Views: 884   
Description: "Driving open hybrid cloud management"

Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 770   
Description: The winners of the 2016 Cloud Hosting Awards were announced on 20th October at a gala event at The Cumberland Hotel in London. Over 100 supporting guests gathered to see the outcome of the readers’ online voting and judging panel’s deliberations.

Rackspace challenges the most common Multi-Cloud Myths

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 805   
Description: Rackspace addresses some of the most common myths surrounding the use of multi-cloud services.

Digital Embassies: the new data sovereignty paradigm?         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1091   
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: 993   
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

Locked in?         

Type: Feature       Published: 11-2016      Views: 978   
Description: There are good reasons not to lock your email archive up in the Cloud, argues Stefan Schachinger, Consulting System Engineer in Data Protection at Barracuda Networks

From the Editor (Cloud Hosting Oct/Nov)         

Type: Comment       Published: 11-2016      Views: 534   
Description: We have had a few weeks now to recover from the first ever Cloud Hosting magazine Awards night, and I'm delighted to report that the event was a huge success, exceeding our expectations in terms of numbers of votes cast and guests attending on the night

Heading in the right direction         

Type: Research       Published: 11-2016      Views: 947   
Description: According to new research from CTERA Networks, enterprise data protection strategies may not be fully aligned with IT modernisation initiatives driven by Cloud computing

Close connections         

Type: Case Study       Published: 11-2016      Views: 750   
Description: Asset Handling, a leading UK software provider for asset management services, has selected Interoute to deliver its Cloud infrastructure platform and disaster recovery

DAM goes native         

Type: Technology focus       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1358   
Description: Digital asset management (DAM) powers the processes that run business, argues Eric Barroca, CEO of Nuxeo - but without a Cloud-native approach, the benefits may be limited

Ancient and modern         

Type: Case Study       Published: 11-2016      Views: 800   
Description: The University of Manchester's digital collection of rare books, medieval manuscripts, maps, and historic archives - including both 4,500-year old clay tablets and contemporary email correspondence - is moving to Preservica's digital preservation and access solution hosted on the AWS Cloud, to ensure it is accessible and future-proofed indefinitely

GDPR: don't be strung along         

Type: Strategy       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1250   
Description: Lillian Pang of Rackspace addresses some of the most common misunderstandings surrounding the new GDPR legislation; rules that will affect any business that handles personal data, and therefore the majority of organisations in the UK

Repairing the procurement process         

Type: Case Study       Published: 11-2016      Views: 707   
Description: The Coal Authority is moving its supplier sourcing, management and purchasing to the Cloud with Wax Digital's web3 Source to Pay

New fabric solutions         

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 747   
Description: NetApp has announced new data fabric solutions and services that maximise control and improve the secure movement of data across the hybrid Cloud

Openstack cloud 7         

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 590   
Description: SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 is the latest enterprise-ready OpenStack platform from SUSE for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service private Clouds

BT teams with Microsoft to simplify hybrid cloud         

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 553   
Description: BT Compute for Microsoft Azure is a new service that allows BT customers to order Microsoft Azure alongside BT's own Cloud services through its Compute Management System (CMS) online management tool

Zerto virtual replication for HPE CloudSystem         

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 556   
Description: Zerto Virtual Replication is to be sold by HPE to provide business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) capabilities for HPE Helion CloudSystem solutions

UK firms failing to form a cloud strategy          

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 554   
Description: The majority of the UK's SMEs have no plans to formalise a Cloud computing strategy, according to the findings from Close Brothers' quarterly survey of UK SME owners and senior management from a range of sectors

Calling on the cloud         

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 551   
Description: easycopiers have launched a hosted telephony solution

HyperGrid joins CIF         

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 540   
Description: The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has today announced that HyperGrid, the only application delivery platform that solves the key challenges of DevOps for the enterprise, has become the latest vendor to join the industry body’s growing membership roster

Protecting against Ransomware in the Cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2016      Views: 20478   
Description: By Justin Giardina, Chief Technology Officer, iland

Winning ways         

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 438   
Description: The first Cloud Hosting magazine awards night goes with a bang

Innovation of 2016 – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 431   
Description: WINNER: Internet Watch Foundation for IWF Image Hash List, Global Release

One to Watch: Company – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 411   
Description: WINNER: StorPool

Cloud Project of 2016 in the Public Sector – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 423   
Description: WINNER: Secure Cloudlink with Innovate UK for Cloud and Identity Management

Cloud Project of 2016 in the Private Sector: under 100 Employees – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 425   
Description: WINNER: Nutanix with Millennia Computer Services for Overhauling Disaster Recovery Capabilities in the Data Centre

Cloud Project of 2016 in the Private Sector: over 100 Employees – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 398   
Description: WINNER: Commvault for The HarperCollins Cloud Story

Transformational Project of 2016 – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 404   
Description: WINNER: NaviSite and SRD Technology UK for Safeline enabled to help thousands more sexual abuse survivors with SRD and NaviSite’s Cloud solutions

Environmental Project of 2016 – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 384   
Description: WINNER: easycopiers Limited for Project Noble

Cloud Recruitment Company of the Year – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 423   
Description: WINNER: Evolution Recruitment Solutions

Security Product of the Year – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 423   
Description: WINNER: Barracuda - NextGen Firewalls

Disaster Recovery Product of 2016 – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 450   
Description: WINNER: Arcserve - Arcserve Cloud

Cloud Storage Product of 2016 – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 427   
Description: WINNER: SUSE - Enterprise Storage 3

Cloud Provider of 2016 - Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 439   
Description: WINNER: 4D Data Centres

ERP Product of 2016 – Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 455   
Description: WINNER: NetSuite – NetSuite

Mobile Technology of 2016 - Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 466   
Description: WINNER: Vectorworks Inc - Nomad 4 App

Channel Partner of 2016 - Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 446   
Description: WINNER: Wick Hill Ltd

Editor's Choice - Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 451   
Description: WINNER: iomart

Product of the Year - Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 474   
Description: WINNER: FalconStor - FreeStor

Company of the Year - Cloud Hosting Awards 2016

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 451   
Description: WINNER: Tintri

DR: Test and test again

Type:       Published: 11-2016      Views: 995   
Description: A recent roundtable gathered business leaders to debate the findings of iland's 'State of IT Disaster Recovery Amongst UK Businesses' survey; Monica Brink, EMEA Marketing Director, summarises the conversation

Microsoft Cloud is here

Type: News       Published: 10-2016      Views: 842   
Description: Multiple UK data centres announced

Enfield picks Civica

Type: News       Published: 10-2016      Views: 1035   
Description: For digital transformation of housing services

Channel struggles to capitalise on Cloud

Type: News       Published: 10-2016      Views: 859   
Description: Vendors must help more, says research

Mining the Cloud

Type: News       Published: 10-2016      Views: 789   
Description: Coal Authority moves purchasing online

Calling from the Cloud

Type: News       Published: 10-2016      Views: 905   
Description: Cloud-based telecoms offering from easycopiers

Enterprise-class storage at public cloud prices

Type: News       Published: 10-2016      Views: 782   
Description: New version of FreeStor removes barrier of cloud adoption for performance data

Simplifying the IT professional's work day

Type: News       Published: 10-2016      Views: 778   
Description: Spiceworks unveils free Cloud-based networking applications

Don't fall foul of GDPR, says the Bunker

Type: News       Published: 10-2016      Views: 696   
Description: Due diligence and regular supplier audits critical

Free Spiceworks tool helps track and manage Cloud spending

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 830   
Description: Cloud Cost Monitor is a new free online tool that connects to IT professionals' Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services accounts to analyse and report on organisations' infrastructure as a service (IaaS) costs and utilised resources.

Analyse this         

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1451   
Description: Analysing your complete Cloud data can benefit your overall business strategy, explains Josh Howard, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Alteryx

A day like no other         

Type: Case Study       Published: 09-2016      Views: 815   
Description: UCAS needed to address a unique scaling issue: for just one day in the year they have to manage nearly 300 logins a second (almost 1.5 million logins during that one day), while the rest of the year required nowhere near that processing capacity

From the Editor         

Type: Comment       Published: 09-2016      Views: 736   
Description: This issue includes a full breakdown, over several pages, of the finalists in our first Cloud Hosting magazine awards: dozens of companies large and small, old and new, competing on a level playing field for your votes

Forging the right links         

Type: Research       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1237   
Description: Two-thirds of European IT departments do not fully understand the needs of their organisations, and IT leaders must forge closer links across the business

The final countdown         

Type: Event       Published: 09-2016      Views: 813   
Description: We've been overwhelmed by the level of support shown to our first annual awards ceremony, with some categories massively over-subscribed. It's taken us ages to whittle down all the entries, but opposite you can see the full list of finalists - in no particular order, as they say on all the best awards shows - in all their glory.

Please head to the website and cast your votes - you don't have to vote in every category, just the ones you're interested in. You have until October 11th to make your voice heard!

Protecting connected manufacturing         

Type: Industry Focus       Published: 09-2016      Views: 993   

Description: Martyn Williams, Managing Director of industrial automation software supplier, COPA-DATA UK, discusses three steps manufacturers should take to stay safe in the Cloud

Compliance: the buck stops here         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2016      Views: 907   
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

This year's model         

Type: Event       Published: 09-2016      Views: 721   
Description: Previewing IP EXPO Europe 2016, which takes place on 5-6 October at London's ExCel.

Building a security plan using the Cloud         

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1226   
Description: Sean McAvan, Managing Director of NaviSite Europe, discusses the considerations for securing a business in an increasingly connected world

Just the ticket         

Type: Case Study       Published: 09-2016      Views: 809   
Description: Yorkshire-based hosting company Millennia Computer Services has overhauled the disaster recovery capabilities of its data centre to support the mission critical systems of its leisure and theatre ticketing customers

Banking? It's kids' stuff         

Type: Case Study       Published: 09-2016      Views: 957   
Description: goHenry, a 'fully digital family banking solution designed to help young people manage their money', has achieved 470 percent annual growth with help from the VMware Managed Virtualisation offering from Rackspace

Is your storage strategy just window dressing?         

Type: Strategy       Published: 09-2016      Views: 803   
Description: Daniel Gilfix of Red Hat Storage debunks the 'emperor's new clothes' approach to IT, as he shares the findings of a recent study examining the challenges of traditional and legacy storage solutions

Hybrid helps to manage the load         

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1120   
Description: Managing servers and applications in a hybrid environment brings a number of challenges for the IT professional, says Gerardo Dada, Vice President of Product Marketing, SolarWinds

Cutting edge         

Type: Case Study       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1075   
Description: A Big Data solution has helped a US organ transplant organisation to reduce critical process times from 18 hours to around 3

Nutanix acquisitions         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 616   
Description: Nutanix has executed a definitive agreement to acquire PernixData, a pioneer in scale-out data acceleration and analytics

Private, fully managed OpenStack cloud solution         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 591   
Description: QTS and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, the leading operating system for container Cloud, scale out, and hyperscale computing, have announced a private, fully managed OpenStack Cloud solution available from any of QTS' geographically diverse and highly secure data centers in mid-September

Rubrik Firefly takes off         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 562   
Description: Rubrik has released what the company describes as the world's first Cloud Data Management platform - Rubrik Firefly

Bluestone adopts Cloud-first strategy with iland         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 552   
Description: Bluestone Group is leveraging iland's Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) with advanced security to ensure IT resiliency as it transitions to a 'Cloud-first' strategy

Zerto virtual replication heads to IBM cloud         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 509   
Description: Zerto's flagship product, Zerto Virtual Replication, is now available to protect workloads running on the IBM Cloud

Free Tool helps Track and Manage Cloud Spending         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 494   
Description: Cloud Cost Monitor is a new free online tool that connects to IT professionals' Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services accounts to analyse and report on organisations' infrastructure as a service (IaaS) costs and utilised resources

Ovation for HGST cloud         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 484