Cloud Computing Articles

Research and discussion of the lates developments in cloud computing and associated IT topics.

Using Cloud Migration Services

Many organisations have considered or are considering moving their IT infrastructure to the cloud. But what does this actually mean in terms of practical actions? In this article we will discuss creating a cloud migration strategy, planning your cloud migration and how best to find the right cloud migration services. With distributed working practices becoming…

The Advantages of Colocation Hosting

When you need a hosting solution for your company, choosing the right solution means considering your budget, time constraints, security, and a range of other issues. Colocation hosting presents an option that makes sense for many organisations, providing a ready-made environment for storing servers in ideal conditions. If your business doesn’t have a server room…

Disaster Recovery For IT Resilience Post-COVID – Are You Prepared?

The global pandemic has presented all kinds of challenges for businesses, the majority of which have had to adapt to new ways of working to be able to survive. IT professionals have been at the heart of this to ensure business continuity. Now that things are beginning to open up again and businesses assess their…

HSCN Connectivity

What is the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN)? The HSCN network has been developed by the NHS and in their own words has been designed to “provide a reliable, efficient and flexible way for health and care organisations to access and exchange electronic information.” In a nutshell, the HSCN is a novel data network designed to…

How to select your cloud service provider

The growth of cloud-based IT services was already well established long before the current Covid crisis accelerated the whole process. With companies large and small moving to extensive remote working, selecting the right cloud IT service provider has become critical to your long-term success. None of us can now do without a secure, reliable and…

How Are Cyber Security And Network Security Related?

The importance of advanced technology in modern business has grown at a rapid rate in recent years, not least due to the changing landscapes caused by the global pandemic and an increased reliance on cloud computing. Both cyber security and network security form key ingredients in the recipe for success for any organisation in the…

Why Disaster Recovery is not an Option

Disasters happen, we’re in the middle of one right now with the pandemic and we’ve also recently blogged about the major OVH datacentre fire that shook the IT world. We’re very thankful that no one lost their life or was seriously injured but recognise that significant long term damage was done and many businesses have…