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Compliance and security in the cloud

21.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud Despite cloud adoption increasing at a faster pace than ever before, many modern organisations remain concerned about the security of data in the cloud. While cloud security should never be an afterthought, this lingering fear is ungrounded. When it comes to data security and compliance, if you follow the right steps and work with the right partners, the cloud can be the safest possible place for your business-critical data.   Whether you’ve already moved some of your workloads into the cloud or you’re preparing for migration, it’s important to understand how cloud technology can help meet compliance regulations and strengthen data security.    Shared responsibility …

Why are businesses choosing hybrid cloud?

15.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

There’s no denying that migrating to the cloud is a great business decision – it improves security, increases agility and accelerates growth. But application suitability can be an obstacle. With some applications simply not intended for the cloud – at…

4 cloud predictions for 2021

11.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

There’s no denying 2020 was a big year for cloud. The need for organisations to cut costs, work remotely and improve resilience drove increased adoption globally, across all sectors. As we look ahead to what 2021 will bring, it’s clear that the trend…

How to embrace containerisation in the cloud

4.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Over the last few years, containerisation has become a huge trend in software development. Put simply, it involves packaging up software code and its dependencies so it can run together – and run efficiently – on any infrastructure.   Not only…

How managed cloud could save your IT team

28.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

When used to its full potential, the cloud has the power to future-proof your business, offering invaluable cost savings and unrivalled flexibility. But the cloud isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution, and the way you adopt it may be very different to how someone else uses it. You might choose to only migrate a few applications, adopt…

4 digital transformation trends for 2021

2.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

Thanks to the pandemic, digital transformation has rocketed in 2020. Organisations around the globe have turned to technology to help them become more resilient, increase agility and remain competitive against the unprecedented challenges of operating through a pandemic.    According to a recent survey by the Cloud…

Leveraging the power of the cloud

10.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud With organisations turning away from traditional, on-prem solutions, cloud adoption is soaring to new levels. Earlier this year, IDG reported that 81% of businesses have at least one application, or a portion of their…

How secure is the cloud in 2020?

23.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

Despite increasing levels of adoption by organisations of all sizes, cloud solutions continue to be plagued by misconceptions about their security. It’s still commonly assumed that the cloud offers a less secure option compared to on-premises infrastructure. So, how does it really shape up, and what…

Accelerated adoption: Covid and the cloud

16.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

By now, we’re all too familiar with the ways in which Covid-19 has changed our lives, shifting the way we work and limiting social activities. For many businesses, the ability to be agile and responsive during the pandemic has meant the difference between…

Cloud Economics: CapEx vs OpEx

26.8.2020 by Laura Valentine

The trend towards cloud is certainly not a new development, but it is growing faster than ever before with 32% of IT budgets expected to be devoted to cloud computing within the next 12 months. According to the IDG Cloud Computing Survey 2020, the average cloud spending by enterprises is up…