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Latest Cloud Opinions


Q&A: State of Kubernetes in the UK, with Jetstack CTO Matthew Bates

In this Q&A Matt Bates discusses Kubernetes potential, challenges and the state of maturity in the UK.


How AWS’ new product releases optimise application development

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is always busy introducing new services, enhancing existing ones, and, quite often, driving trends. However, the company has upped its game even more in recent months.


How secure is the cloud in 2020?

It’s still commonly assumed that the cloud offers a less secure option compared to on-premises infrastructure. But what are the facts?


Privacy Shield abandonment shows businesses need to up their data protection

Privacy Shield’s invalidation shows data practices are under greater scrutiny than ever before. If they’re not already, sensible businesses should err on the side of caution


Interview: Why digital wellbeing should be top of the C-Suite agenda

We know the dangers posed by unfettered digital consumption and how it not only affects employee health and wellbeing, but business productivity and talent acquisition/retention. With the cloud, companies now have the tools to do something about it.


Are we headed towards a hybrid future?

John Shannon – partner director at workplace data analytics firm Tiger – explores the intricacies of hybrid working and what role it will play in 2020 and beyond.


Q&A: Online gaming and cyber security, with Limelight Networks’ Steve Miller-Jones

As Vice President of Product Strategy at Limelight Networks, Steve Miller-Jones focuses on driving the long term product roadmap for the company with a focus on delivering the highest quality online experiences. In this Q&A, Steve explores the cyber threats brought into focus by online gaming.


Data Centres: Shades of Green Enablement

Do data centres & ICT stand in the way of global environmental goals or are they already enabling our green future? Derek Webster says it’s time to look at the facts


Reducing the risk of misconfigured components in Kubernetes

Notwithstanding its benefits, Kubernetes can undermine organisations’ digital security if container admins don’t configure it correctly.


Seven steps to realising the value of modern apps

Being able to modernise applications means being able to deliver them at speed, with reliability and security, whether they’re cloud-native or updated legacy, whether they’re in the data centre or in a multi-cloud environment.


VP Interview: Veeam’s Dan Middleton on the evolution of Cloud Data Management

“The possibilities of what the cloud can offer businesses and consumers is now only limited by imagination,” says Dan Middleton, Vice President UK & Ireland at Cloud Data Management company Veeam.


Hey big spender – my take on IT spending in the financial services industry

IT spending can be difficult to justify at times when finances are tight, and even harder to justify when there’s no sign of an upturn in the foreseeable future. Organisations that find themselves fighting for survival are more likely to instinctively want to redirect money to the frontline rather than the back office.