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Mobility is a significant driver of technology today. Whether it's mobility of applications between data center and cloud, web and mobile device platform or users from corporate to home to publicly available networks, mobility is a significant factor impacting all aspects of applicatio...
Structure:Europe - London - September 18, 2013 - CloudSigma, an international, customer-centric, pure-cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, today announced the launch of its hybrid hosting offering for customers at its cloud locations, including Switch SuperNAP in Las Vega...
This week’s news about cloud storage provider (CSP) Nirvanix has lots of organizations thinking about and, in some cases scrambling to deal with, the repercussions of a cloud provider shutting down. While pundits may speculate about what happened to this particular CSP and ponder...
ECC Sydney February 13 - 14
Join us for a live educational webinar about improving your information security. Learn how one company met compliance requirements with powerful cloud encryption and Recovery as a Service (RaaS). Join this webinar to hear from managers who have solved their complex compliance issues w...
This article is going to talk to the businesses out there. This article is going to talk to the CTO’s and COO’s who are currently thinking about utilizing a managed service provider (MSP) or a Cloud hosting firm (like Solar VPS) for their IT needs however have major concern...
At some level, every business is utilizing outsourced platforms. But where infrastructure as a service is concerned, what are some key indicators that managed services is the next logical step? Most companies are comfortable with outsourcing some portion of their infrastructure and a...
Using the 4 easy steps provided in this article, you’ll be able to activate a FREE Windows Azure Trial Subscription, suitable for building your Lab in the Cloud for Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux without the need for local on-premises lab hardware.  This trial subscription provid...
Electronic Document Management Company Chooses Secure Private CloudMaidenhead, UK: RapidSwitch, the leading European supplier of self-managed dedicated server solutions and part of UK cloud company iomart Group plc, has been selected by Documents Online to host its new affordable elect...
Shadow IT is growing and growing. In this post I explain what Shadow IT is and how it is related to the Business-IT Gap. 
Securing your data used to be simpler (if not necessarily easy). You had IT infrastructure in your data center. You adopted security controls at all levels – from physical security, controlling who could enter the facility, up through the network and system, and application layers. IT ...
In an article published by Website Magazine on 5.21.13 titled, “Home PCs are Safer Than Small Business Sites” Michael Garrity, with the help of a nifty space invader themed infographic makes the case that home PC’s are actually safer than small business sites. He stat...
iomart Provides Secure and Scalable UK cloud hosting Glasgow, UK: ad:tech, the organiser of the world's largest digital marketing conferences, has chosen CloudSure from iomart Hosting, a leading UK provider of bespoke cloud and managed hosting, to ensure a scalable and highly available...
"Amazon in Sight" Panel to be Held at GigaOM Structure:Europe 2013 on September 18th at 11:15 a.m. GMTZURICH - September 10, 2013 - CloudSigma, an international, customer-centric, pure-cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider, today announced that GigaOM has chosen CloudSigma ...
 iomart Provides Secure and Scalable UK cloud hosting ad:tech, the organiser of the world’s largest digital marketing conferences, has chosen CloudSure from iomart Hosting, a leading UK provider of bespoke cloud and managed hosting, to ensure a scalable and highly available web presenc...
Companies provide bespoke cloud solutions to Amity Financial Solutions and BigDogLONDON 9th September 2013 -- Cloud technology company AppLayer has announced strategic alliances with secure IT services provider The Bunker, cloud security specialists Trend Micro and IBM. Together, the ...
UK Cloud Company Invests in Massive Onsite Storage Capability   iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM), has become one of the first cloud hosting companies in the world to install EMC® VMAX ® Cloud Edition platform, a self-service, enterprise-class as-a-service, cloud delivery platform, onsite in ...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia New...
After enjoying the buzz and excitement of VMworld, we are heading straight into two more events next week. The 2013 Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) Symposium will be held in Santa Clara, Calif. on Sept. 10. The symposium brings together vendors, practitioners, analysts, major ...
TechViews: Mid-size firms expect to increase cloud, 66% of Irish SMEs have no dedicated IT staff, Small data vs. big data and more! Featured Article How to...
EMC New VNX MCx doing more storage I/O work vs. just being more By Greg Schulz It's not how much you have, its how storage I/O work gets done that matters Following last weeks VMworld event in San Francisco where among other announcements including this one around Virtu...
Technical Support and Service Uptime Highlighted in Web Hosting Company Customer Survey Hosting UK, the web hosting and domain name company based in North Wales, has announced it has gained an overall satisfaction rating of 93% from its customers.Ninety five per cent of customers also ...
Let’s begin with a leading question: Can’t the hybrid economy model live within the public cloud? From the enormous number of conversations with top cloud thought leaders, CIOs, startups, and the like, it seems that the answer is YES. In this post, I will raise some basic questions and...
Managed IT services firm works with Evolve IP to bring its law firm clients award-winning cloud computing services without major investment in infrastructure or time and risk of building and operating its own platforms and data centers. According Helient’s Steve Hatch, “It’s the perfec...
Of all the questions and concerns we hear on a daily basis from potential and existing customers, none eclipses Cloud security concerns. None. For companies and private consumers looking to make the jump to Cloud solutions, the largest concern which always comes across is the security ...
Can the large telcos ever compete with AWS
Unless you have been under a rock for the last few days, or not a fan of the excellent Apple ecosystem, you might have heard some news regarding Apple’s iWork for iCloud. Point your browser over to www.icloud.com to see what I mean. I have been using the service since Apple launc...
Instead of doing updates and deletes, using immutability offers auditing benefits
Is it a timeout for IT departments? Is it a timeout for IT departments? Summer is winding down, and everyone is prepping for the last hoorah! Without mistakes, we will never learn and grow from it. The top cloud news this week covers NASA’s cloud audit, Amazon’s shut down to IT spend...
Cheyenne, WY, August 22, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Green House Data, a leading provider of cloud hosting, colocation, and a VMware® vCloud powered partner, today announced it will break ground on a new data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The 35,000 square foot (sq. ft.) facility will be lo...
Extends use of VMware technologies allowing transfer of workloads between connected cloudLondon - 22nd August 2013 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave assured cloud services company today announced that it is leveraging VMware vCloud®...
Toronto 21st August, 2013 – The non-profit Canada Cloud Network (CCN) launches a new high-tech industry task force to position Canada as the most globally trusted Cloud hosting country for sensitive data, enabling the nation to become thought of as the “Switzerland of the C...
SolidFire's Fine Control of Storage Quality of Service Enables OnApp Cloud Providers to Guarantee IOPS for Virtual Machines, and Help Customers Migrate Dedicated Server Workloads to the Cloud London, UK - August 20, 2013 - OnApp has announced the full integration of SolidFire all-SSD s...
Here is a pretty common setup: Small businesses have an internal file storage solution, accessible to all internal devices and works great for users in the office. However, you would like users that are not in the office have the same kind of fast
By Bob GourleyWe previously brought your attention to a Defense Science Board study on Cloud Computing (see: DSB Report on Reliability in a Digital Cloud ) I continue to believe this report captures critically important, actionable information and makes conclusions that should form the...
If you are an IT admin working for a construction company, the title probably immediately grab your attention. Quite frequently, you have users working on various construction sites around the country and can be there for a while before moving to the
The mobile broadband industry got off to a pretty bad start in the early part of the last decade, with mobile operators making two critical mistakes – the effects of which they have yet to fully recover from. Firstly, it took mobile operators a while to work out that subscri...
Cloud storage has it uses—you can share files or access files from multiple devices. But you may not like the idea of trusting another company with your files. Transporter from Connected Data, a sleek desktop device that plugs in to your network, gives you a pseudo-cloud experience. Yo...
You are a small business with anywhere between 3-50 employees. Most of the employees are in the same office, some are on the road or work from home. You need a file storage solution to accommodate file sharing and collaboration need.
This is a topic our marketing team talks about all the time. On an almost daily basis our marketing teams chats about how to effectively market Cloud solutions to the web hosting market and the non web hosting market. The more important part of that statement is the later. The non web ...