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How to Keep your Cloud Safe from Angry Exes

6.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

Exes can be a scary thing. Best case, they constantly turn up on your Facebook feed; worst case they constantly turn up at your house, and burn your name into your front lawn (OK that’s not even worst case). And if they’re an ex-employee, they could turn up in your system and cause your business hundreds of thousands of pounds’ worth of damage. That’s why you hide their Facebook posts, have a fire extinguisher to hand at all times, and protect your computing solutions. The fogginess of cloud security has struck fear into the hearts of many business owners, but…

MyCloudStackTM Virtual

12.7.2012 by Alice Cullen

With so many public and hybrid cloud offerings available we have developed a unique solution that meets the demands of those looking to benefit from the power of private cloud technology as well as those looking for more cost effective…

A Question of Cloud Reliability

21.8.2011 by Jenn Granger

On Sunday 7th August, part of Amazon's Web Services in Europe were knocked offline after a power failure. The outage caused errors in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud 2, Elastic Block Storage and Relational Database Service platforms. The initial explanation…

Microsoft Looks to Crack Cloud Security

11.8.2011 by James Crawshaw

Microsoft is looking to crack one of the key problems in cloud hosting; keeping data secure. Even though the technology offers many advantages, data security is one issue that is putting some companies off switching to the cloud. The team at Microsoft, however,…

Cloud Confusion

20.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

Is the cloud under performing because of a lack of understanding? The cloud computing page on Wikipedia was first created in March 2007, and populated with a paragraph of text in September of the same year. That first entry said "Cloud…

Cloud – Latest Hype or Old News?

20.5.2011 by Jenn Granger

Several UKFast team members attended the Enterprise Cloud Computing & Virtualisation Conference in London this week. The event was very well-attended, with senior decision makers from a range of large brands highlighting the huge interest in cloud. There were a…

Cloud Computing and the Microsoft Stack

23.4.2009 by James Crawshaw

One of the key buzz terms you can't possibly miss at the current time is 'Cloud Computing'. But - what really is 'cloud'? It's been defined by many in the press as a 'new era' of computing - but this…