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Data Centre Open Days 2015

Attend a Data Centre Open Day and experience a behind the scenes look at how a tier 3 data centre is managed. Meet our data centre experts and get an educational tour of CenturyLink’s newest facility in Slough. CenturyLink is proud to have over 15 years’ experience delivering secure and reliable data centre colocation services… Read More

The CIO’s Guide to Platform-as-a-Service

Despite making significant investments in cloud infrastructure, enterprises are not seeing the expected return on their investments. Enterprises are learning that virtualization alone is not enough to streamline the application development process, which is necessary in order to get applications to market faster. To address this, enterprises are now looking to implement Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). PaaS… Read More

ActiveState Launches “Cloud Luminary Fireside Chats” Series

Cloud expert Bernard Golden hosts monthly thought leadership webcast series to help navigate microservices, machine learning, DevOps and more Vancouver, BC, September 10, 2014 – ActiveState, the leading independent Cloud Foundry provider, with Stackato, today announced the Cloud Luminary Fireside Chats Webcast Series. The monthly series is hosted by cloud computing expert Bernard Golden, Vice President,… Read More

ActiveState’s Stackato PaaS Helps Break Down Innovation Barriers

ActiveState Provides Free Stackato 20GB Cluster for Commercial Web and Mobile Apps Vancouver, BC, July 31, 2014 – ActiveState today announced the release of Stackato 3.4, with an updated free Micro Cloud license enabling Stackato clusters using up to 20GB of RAM. Stackato 3.4 opens up accessibility for IT Ops to leverage scalability, high availability… Read More

Workload Portability: Using PaaS to Achieve the Vision of Hybrid Cloud

As the creation and management of applications increases in importance for businesses today, so does making those applications portable. Being able to take application workloads and place them in the right environment to get the best performance and functionality is critical to an organization’s success. To meet the challenges of today’s digital economy, companies need… Read More

Stackato – The Platform for the Agile Enterprise

Enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy, and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. Stackato allows agile enterprises to develop and deploy software solutions faster than ever before and manage them more effectively. The Stackato… Read More

How do Techgate see the Cloud market maturing over 2014?

An Interview with Martin Wright, Managing Director of Techgate PLC Originally published on Compare the Cloud How do Techgate see the Cloud market maturing over 2014? Over the last 3-4 years we have experienced a very “confused” marketplace with regards to Cloud computing. The disruptive changes across the business and enterprise IT supply chain have… Read More

New Technologies Provide a Range of Capabilities and Are Central to Enabling a Software Defined Infrastructure

08 September 2014 Source: http://newsroom.intel.com Intel SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 – Intel Corporation today introduced the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600/1600 v3 product families to address the requirements of diverse workloads and the rapidly evolving needs of data centers. The new processor families include numerous enhancements that provide performance increases of up to 3x… Read More

Safe Host Gland Project

Safe Host 2 (SH2) is Switzerland’s largest state-of-the-art, carrier neutral data centre colocation facility. Located in the heart of Europe, the site complements Safe Host’s Geneva facility that has been providing data hosting services to major multinationals since 2002. SH2 has a hosting capacity of 14’400m² with 40MVA dual power feeds to site. This capacity… Read More

Bring-Your-Own-Device meets Desktop-as-a-Service

In March 2014 TheStack.com in association with Navisite conducted a survey of 125 IT professionals across the UK. This survey was designed to gain further insight into how far IT departments have come in implementing BYOD policies and to see how organisations are using Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions to overcome some of the challenges the BYOD movement has created. To view this exclusive… Read More

2014 The year for Desktop-as-a-Service

This keynote address from Cloud Expo Europe 2014 features David Grimes, CTO at Navisite Europe.

How the Cloud is Reshaping Virtual Desktops

Physical desktop computer infrastructures no longer make sense for the corporate world. Not only are they expensive, insecure, and maintenance-heavy, they also cannot effectively support the rapidly changing business IT landscape. The groundswell of Windows 7 migration plans, an expanding virtual workforce, the growing popularity of mobile devices, and tighter IT budgets each point to… Read More