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Growing data volumes and data centre complexity drive outsourcing

Companies looking to manage an ever-growing amount of data without the hassle of running an in-house data centre will drive the sector’s outsourced services market to grow at 16% for each of the next few years. That’s according to analysis from Frost & Sullivan (F&S) in its European Data Centre Services Market report which also… Read More

Using the cloud to increase return on investment and not just reduce cost

As cloud technology and know-how increasingly matures, Keith Tilley believes organisations should now look to invest in its agility benefits in creating a more dynamic and responsive business rather than just cheaper and flexible IT operating costs As if gaining visibility into what is being spent on IT services isn’t already difficult enough, it’s necessary… Read More

Pulsant upgrades both its data centre and its investors

Cloud hosting specialist Pulsant, which was recently acquired by investment firm Oak Hill, has completed the latest set of improvements to its Tier III data centre in south London as part of an £18m investment programme. The upgrades, including building its own high voltage (HV) network on site, are intended to boost the site’s levels… Read More

Cloud 2.0: pinning the tail on the donkey

Has the emergence of more tech-savvy enterprise customers exposed a gap in the ability of cloud providers to engage and service the needs of the masses? Richard Morrell asks if this failure could lock them out of dynamic elastic cloud opportunity I don’t want to start this column with the use of the term Cloud… Read More

The Desktop as a Service (DaaS) price war is not necessarily a good thing for users. Here are six reasons to focus on value not price

A Citrix blog its senior director of product marketing of the desktop and applications group that responds to the recent price announcements from Amazon and VMware and assesses that low price does not equate to high value but offers some value of his own with some tips on getting the most from DaaS. Excerpt True,… Read More