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Multi, hybrid and distributed cloud pros and cons - and taking an API-first approach

As their cloud deployment matures, many organisations are moving beyond single cloud use and are choosing to adopt distributed, multicloud or hybrid cloud approaches. By Olaf van Gorp, Perforce Software.

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The growth of the cloud in 2021

Growth in cloud technology has experienced a steady incline within the last decade. Despite a global pandemic, social unrest and political uncertainties, this pattern has continued unabated through the last 12 months. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a dramatic and sudden need for global businesses to enable full remote working through technology. By Robert Belgrave, Pax8 UK, CEO.

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Business must stop treating the cloud as a data graveyard

The cloud can provide extensive storage cost efficiency and a powerful compute environment – depending on your specific data needs at any given time. By Krishna Subramanian, President & COO, Komprise.

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Cloud integration: shining a light on dark data

In today’s world, good use of business data can result in growing revenue. Yet, for many businesses, this opportunity remains completely untapped. By Simon, VP of Domo EMEA.

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COVID-19 has accelerated the Cloud journey – data responsibility now needs to catch up

COVID-19 has been a significant catalyst for cloud adoption, pushing many organisations past their initial reluctance. Indeed, cloud spending is set to climb 19% in 2020, even as overall IT spending is estimated to fall 8%, according to industry analyst Gartner. By Florian Malecki, International Product Marketing Senior Director, StorageCraft.

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Hybrid working for the long haul: What’s next for the cloud?

As we begin a new year, we can start to look back at the lessons we have learnt throughout 2020 and how this will shape the year ahead. With employees working from home or in a hybrid fashion, cloud technology has been at the core of keeping people connected both professionally and socially. By Pete Watson, CEO of Atlas Cloud.

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Why do you need a global footprint for your cloud?

By Sarah Doherty, Product Marketing Manager at iland.

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Data Loss Prevention: The Cloud Comes to the Rescue

By Mario Espinoza is Vice President of Data Protection at Palo Alto Networks.

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Trusted Cloud: overcoming the tension between sovereignty and innovation

In a world where 80% of businesses depend on globalised supply chains and with an irreversible march towards the cloud, organisations and governments alike are faced with a dilemma. How can we protect our intellectual property at an international level? By Cédric Prévost, Orange Business Services.

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What it really means to become 'Cloud Native'

Dave Chapman, Head of Strategy and Professional Services at Cloudreach, looks at the accelerated shift to cloud computing in 2020, what it means to be a cloud native company, the cloud ripple effect and successful case studies.

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A legacy problem

Chris West, Head of Global Accounts at Keysource, the data centre and critical environment specialist, looks at the challenges global businesses are facing when it comes to provisioning critical infrastructure across a legacy estate.

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Your data centre may not be dead, but it's morphing

As interconnected services continue to proliferate, with increases in cloud providers, edge services and SaaS offerings, the rationale to stay only in a traditional data centre topology has limited advantages. This is not an overnight shift, but a change in thinking how we deliver services to our customers and to the business. This trend, coupled with the new reality that external factors might limit physical access to data centres (such as emergency quarantine), is driving new thinking on how I&O leaders need to plan their infrastructure. By David Cappuccio, Distinguished Research VP at Gartner.

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Why organisations need SaaS Protection when moving to cloud services

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, organisations across all industries have been forced to adapt and adjust their digital transformation projects to meet the needs of a fast-changing world. Covid-19 has not slowed digitalisation down; on the contrary, it has been a key factor in accelerating such initiatives. Partly driven by the need for flexible and remote working, more and more businesses are migrating their data and business operations to the cloud. By Radhesh Menon, Chief Product Officer, Datto.

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Covid-19 will accelerate the introduction of mega data centre campuses

The digital business case has been propelled forward five years. Since the COVID-19 crisis, businesses across the country have had to adapt and react quickly, setting out plans for staff to work from home more regularly, as emergency measures introduced during the pandemic turn into permanent lifestyle changes. Some large organisations such as Twitter, Facebook and even financial and professional services firms have announced plans to allow employees to work from home until next year or to do so permanently. By Simon Ford, EMEA AVP of CyrusOne.

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Videos

The opening of Telehouse South at its London Docklands campus might represent something of a change for Telehouse, as it represents an ‘ambitious and aesthetic’ refurbishment of an existing data centre, as opposed to a new build, but it continues the company’s focus of providing high level colocation facilities, where latency, cloud, connectivity and sustainability all have key roles to play. Mark Pestridge, Senior Customer Experience Director, Telehouse Europe, explains all.
Richard Hoptroff, Founder and CTO (Chief Time Officer) of Hoptroff, discusses the importance of developing the accurate time solutions on which more and more digital applications rely. The company’s pedigree in the financial sector means it is well placed to meet this demand across many industry sectors, including IoT, aerospace, defence, media, autonomous vehicles and smart cities.
Aoife Foley, IEEE Senior Member and Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast, provides valuable insight into a whole range of technology, social and political challenges and opportunities which are shaping the quest for Net Zero.
Florian Malecki, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Arcserve, discusses the findings of the company’s recent ransomware survey, which reveals that far too many organisations are still unprepared, not least in terms of recovering lost data. The good news is that businesses do have plans to increase their data resilience investments to meet the challenges of today’s hybrid, digital workplace.

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Calls for greater transparency from data centre industry.
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The AI-powered platform will make 5.7 terabytes of critical historical data easily discoverable and migrate the information to an Azure-hosted archive.