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Latest Cloud Opinions


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.


Why private cloud adoption is set to grow in 2020

The benefits of adopting private cloud are numerous, explains Jon Lucas, co-founder at Hyve Manage Hosting


Cloud: Transformation not Transposition

The pandemic has made business leaders realise that value of true cloud transformation outweighs the challenges and costs that come with it.


Enabling the technological and cultural change on the “new normal” horizon

Businesses needs to start asking the right questions now about the role IT will play in a post-Covid world.


Getting a handle on software metrics

SDM is all about breaking down silos to focus on delivering the best, most impactful software possible and. But it’s not enough to deliver fast and without flaws. The core metrics you try to achieve have to be aligned and focused on delivering the quality software customers want and are willing to pay for. Creating a synchronized system based on common data, integrated tools, universal insights and streamlined processes helps organisations measure development effort to business value, resulting in making software delivery a core business process.