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On-premise vs cloud; what’s more cost-effective for your apps?

It is very easy to be lured onto the cloud by the concept of only paying for resources when you use them; moving your budget spend from CAPEX to OPEX is an attractive way to manage stretched budgets. Do a triage first But … it’s not as straight-forward as you may like and you need […]

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Research Council UK Cloud Computing Group survey

Regulatory and legal use of the public cloud The cloud is becoming an ever more central¬†resource for research and education. The Research Council UK (RCUK) Cloud Computing Working Group is keen to find out about users’ views on regulatory and legal use of ‘public cloud’, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure to name […]

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Ignoring the cloud or not having a cloud strategy will not be an option for CIOs

Gartner (technology analysts) believe cloud-first in software design and planning is gradually being augmented or replaced by cloud-only and this applies to both private and hybrid cloud scenarios. ‘More leading-edge IT capabilities will be available only in the cloud, forcing reluctant organisations closer to cloud adoption’¬†– Yefim Natis, vice president and Gartner fellow These findings […]