Latest Cloud Opinions

Google Cloud’s Isaac Hernández: “The global trends reveal the great potential Spain has to become a European model”

“We share the commitment for an open cloud ecosystem in Europe that supplies flexibility, transparency and puts data control directly in the hands of the users.”

The Unstoppable Rise of Snowflake

In the almost seven years since Snowflake publicly launched, this software firm has changed the status quo in its industry and skillfully competed with long-standing incumbents.

How digital ethics drives e-Healthcare systems in the cloud

The ethical challenges, risks, and benefits of using cloud platforms in digital healthcare 

Ensuring the ‘C’ in GRC: How to Keep Cloud BI in Order

Information always needs to be properly captured, stored, preserved, and disclosed when required. This issue is exacerbated further in the case of cloud storage, where business records are located outside the company’s perimeter.

Should CIOs consider Distributed Cloud?

For most businesses, cloud computing exists in three different versions: private, public, or hybrid. However, a fourth type is making waves in the enterprise tech world: distributed cloud.

Innovation and modern apps – why a multi-cloud strategy really matters

By bringing together the world’s leading cloud providers and hyperscalers, multi-cloud is helping organisations become future-ready.

How will cloud use change post-pandemic?

Cloud has been one of the few success stories of the last 12 months..Fordway’s Richard Blanford explores how companies will shore up cloud strategies as we emerge from the pandemic

What is Advanced Analytics and why are businesses investing in it?

Advanced analytics is rapidly increasing in popularity as business leaders look to leverage the advantages that deep insight and more robust decision-making can bring

When will cloud computing become a true utility?

Organisations must think carefully about how they purchase cloud services and how they set up their infrastructure accordingly to prevent vendor lock-in and high costs.

The myth of cloud mobility and a recipe for real agility

Come to the cloud, they said. Come one and come all and enjoy the multifarious models, functions and extensions that cloud computing offers with an infinite promise of agility, mobility and flexibility. Well yes, that’s the opening sales gambit. But as many of us know, the reality is somewhat less agile, rather lower down the mobility scale and inherently less flexible.

Microsoft Spain’s Ivete Ferreira: “We visualise a future that inevitably passes via Tech Intensity”
The cloud business has accelerated its expansion as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence of this is reflected in Microsoft’s strong Q4 financials. The tech giant announced that the power of the cloud propelled the results of the second quarter by 17%, up to $43.1bn. To find out more about Microsoft's future strategy and... Read More

5 key tech challenges for 2021 – and how to overcome them

2021 could be a pivotal year for businesses large and small, for many reasons. But how can organisations turn potential upcoming challenges into opportunities and what role will tech play