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Cloud Computing

Orchestration in the cloud: What is it all about?

May 24, 2018

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Can orchestration be considered a better alternative to provisioning and configuration management, especially in the case of cloud-native applications? We can look at this from a variety of angles; comparing against data centre-oriented solutions; differentiating orchestration of infrastructure (in the […]


Cloud Computing, Desktop Virtualization, Types

Why building a cloud-native desktop service is a different game to VDI

May 17, 2018

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Since virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and remote desktop session host (RDSH) technology has been available, vendors have offered on-premises solutions. Because these companies have made a name for themselves, most people familiar with the VDI space assume that the vendors […]


Cloud Computing

How to botch a cloud migration in three easy steps – and how to remedy it

May 17, 2018

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Today, the cloud is where everyone wants to be; there is no place like it, and nothing makes your clients happier. Okay, that may be a bit of a stretch – but it’s also fair to say that not everyone […]


Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

Google aims to simplify its cloud storage with One plan

May 15, 2018

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Google’s focus on the enterprise side of cloud has been strong in recent months – but it has by no means neglected the consumer arena either with a new storage plan and price cuts to match. The company has announced […]


Cloud Computing

How cloud scalability is seducing the financial sector

May 14, 2018

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The financial sector, while forging ahead in other areas of digital transformation, has been relatively slow to adopt the cloud and there has been good reason for it: banks have to deal with highly sensitive data and sharing data storage […]


Cloud Computing

How to pick a cloud your CIO will love: Three questions to ask

May 11, 2018

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It will come as no surprise to those of you already leveraging cloud services that Forrester Research predicted that in 2018, cloud computing will become a must-have business technology. The scalability, agility and cost model allow IT teams to redirect […]


Cloud Computing

Cloud migration best practices: Preparing for change

May 10, 2018

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When the moment comes that you decide it’s time to move your business to the cloud: rejoice! As my favorite Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi once said, “You’ve just taken your first step into a larger world.” Your deciding factor to […]


Cloud Computing

Microsoft Azure pricing 101: Tips and tricks

May 4, 2018

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Microsoft Azure, like many other cloud service providers, have built their billing and subscription models on a pay-per-use basis, i.e., if you use one hour of CPU time you pay for the hour you have consumed. No more, no less. […]


Cloud Computing

It’s not too late for resellers yet to embrace cloud

May 1, 2018

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With the new year behind us, businesses are finalising their investment strategies for the year ahead, including confirming their IT spend. As is always the case at this time of year, we can expect both businesses and the channel to […]


Cloud Computing

Azure at the heart of Microsoft’s revenue growth

April 27, 2018

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Microsoft’s expanding cloud services were a key driving force behind its healthy 2018 fiscal year third-quarter earnings, with year-on-year profit growing 35% to hit $7.4 billion. Figures from the first three months of 2018 show Microsoft’s flagship cloud computing service […]