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Immerse yourself in AWS

The Cloud is becoming ever more central to all parts of higher and further education from central IT to research, teaching and learning. Amazon recognises that help is needed to find your most appropriate route through what can be a maze. AWS immersion days will show you best practices for deploying applications, optimising¬†performance, monitoring cloud […]

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Cloud General Strategy

10 Mistakes to avoid when choosing a cloud

The benefits of moving to the cloud are compelling but with a new cloud infrastructure comes a new set of challenges and risks that require a new way of thinking. From the very start, you will need an in-depth understanding of the new mindset that cloud technologies demand. If you don’t learn quickly you may […]

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What does data egress mean for higher education?

Researchers are beginning to rely on cloud computing to help them drive through breakthrough science projects and they need to be able to feel confident about how much this is going to cost. Amazon recognizes this and last March they offered a discount for qualified researchers when they are downloading or sharing data. Amazon have […]

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Cloud General Strategy

Have you got a hybrid cloud road-map?

Building a hybrid cloud road map Cloud is a hot commodity in the IT community just now and we are all thinking that we should be migrating all or some of our IT infrastructure. The environment is rapidly changing and hybrid cloud is all the rage. But it can be hard to put a long-term […]

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Cloud General Procurement

What benefit do I get from using Jisc procured services? 

What is procurement? It is vital that when you are planning any new capital expenditure you properly plan the procurement, the benefits of doing so are clear: All stakeholders will be included in the planning process and share the decision making It allows you to properly manage expectations on timescale and outcomes It will allow […]