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This White Paper outlines how far the UK public sector has progressed on the path to cloud adoption and the challenges that it will face along the way. We acknowledge that in this research we do not distinguish between the different segments within the public sector, such as health, education and central and local government. Our intention is to commission further research to help us to better understand the specific issues and differences within these segments.
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The Cloud Industry Forum is pleased to present our 20 th whitepaper outlining the position of cloud adoption across the UK. We have been measuring cloud trends for the last 7 years; although growth is slowing marginally it demonstrates that cloud services are clearly now mainstream strategy for most UK businesses.
Demand for cloud-based applications is growing in both the consumer and business spheres. Hybrid cloud computing combines private and public cloud resources. This model will radically change the design and management of corporate networks – as hybrid cloud computing also requires a hybrid network infrastructure.
“The rise of the cloud is more than just another platform shift that gets geeks excited. It will undoubtedly transform the IT industry. It will also profoundly change the way people work and companies operate.” The Economist
Tired of allocating huge amounts of your IT budget to managing desktops when it could be done more effectively and at less cost via the cloud? Take advantage of this primer on DaaS (Desktop-as-a-Service) and see if a NaviSite DaaS solution is right for your organization.
A hybrid infrastructure—bringing together on-premises and cloud capabilities—is a strategy many enterprises are embracing in order to maximize the flexibility and performance they need from their IT operations. Here are ten things to think about as you consider a hybrid strategy for your organisation.
Are cloud-managed applications in your future? The answer is almost certainly “yes.” Take advantage of this primer and learn the ins and outs of cloud managed applications including the 80/20 rule, the impact of Millennials, Big Data, security issues and more.
As cloud computing becomes an increasingly important part of any IT organization’s delivery model, assessing and selecting the right cloud provider also becomes one of the most strategic decisions that business leaders undertake
“Shadow IT” presents significant threats to your information security and availability that can impact your customers, and in turn affect your revenue. In some cases, customers may leave if you have a sustained outage or loss of client data.
Companies and IT organizations are exploring migrating to a cloud architecture today in order to rein in IT costs, gain the flexibility and agility to deliver new and better services, and meet rapidly evolving business requirements.
The predictions that many industry pundits have been making about the rise of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are coming to fruition. The surprise is that it is happening at a much-accelerated rate in businesses of all sizes, around the world.
Cloud Messaging will help enterprises to achieve seamless integration of business processes spanning multiple applications, clouds and smart devices. This Ascent White Paper explains the concept and describes the learnings from a Healthcare sector Proof-of-Concept.
This White Paper describes the technical challenges and potential solutions for preserving digital artifacts, for long intervals of time (several decades, centuries) in a new world of massive, distributed data.
Set of slides from the Cloud Expo 2014 exhibitions keynote presentations. Antonio Piraino, CTO ScienceLogic. Member, Cloud Industry Forum
Public, private and hybrid cloud all have their own security challenges. What are the options for the CIO?
Is cloud the nirvana of IT deployment models? Will everything make the transition to the cloud? Are we facing the terminal demise of on-premise IT? This comprehensive e-book from CIF and CloudPro examines a broad section of topics related to the adoption of cloud in the enterprise. Advice, insight and guidance to help you make tomorrow’s tech decisions, today.
Cloud Computing does not scale well. Such a bold statement may seem incorrect given that according to accepted wisdom, scalability is one of the essential properties that make Cloud Computing so attractive to businesses. This Paper explores this apparent contradiction and proposes potential solutions based on research conducted by the Atos Scientific Community.
Big Data and Cloud, two of the trends that are defining the emerging Enterprise Computing, show a lot of potential for a new era of combined applications.
Bring Your Own (BYO) concepts are now a reality in all areas of business. IT has to address it as a real world experience today rather than just being seen as pushing future concepts
Cloud computing continues to permeate across all aspects of information technology, and archiving is no exception. This whitepaper outlines the top 10 reasons why organizations are moving to cloud-based archiving.
Thinking about letting your email loose in the cloud? Computacenter’s Chief Technology Officer Matt Lovell explains how you can achieve the forecasted benefits without increasing business risk.
General Purpose PaaS would allow Cloud capabilities to be exploited to their full potential for applications. A General Purpose PaaS would be a comprehensive, open, flexible, and interoperable solution that simplifies the process of developing, deploying, integrating, and managing applications both in public and private Clouds