Posts Tagged “cloud computing”

We’ve Been Selected To Provide Cloud Hosting Services For The UK Government In G-Cloud iii

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We’ve once again been selected to provide Cloud Servers, Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud to UK Government bodies through the third release of the CloudStore in the G-Cloud iii Framework. The UK Government G-Cloud is an initiative targeted at easing the procurement by public sector bodies of commodity IT services that are cloud-based. A series…

Cloud Solutions: Fit for Freelancers?

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Freelancers usually pride themselves on extremely economical running costs and by making use of a telephone, a laptop and often some clever software, the returns on capital invested for freelancers can be massive. With that often comes a reluctance to invest too much capital in business assets and things like expensive IT networks, office space…

Universities Collaborate on Cloud Computing Project

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The phrases ‘hi-tech’ and ‘state-of-the-art’ get thrown around a lot in the technology world but very often they don’t really mean a great deal. Even the lowest end laptop you can buy in the UK today is relatively hi-tech by global standards. However, in the cloud computing world, these phrases really do have a place….

Could ‘cloud computing’ become just ‘computing’?

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When someone talks about the cloud at the moment, they normally use it in front of a form of technology: cloud hosting and cloud servers to name a couple. But predictions suggest that while at the moment, we talk about ‘cloud computing’, in the not too distant future, that could just become ‘computing’.

Hospitality Sector Looks to Cloud Computing

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The hospitality business has long been renowned as one of the toughest, fastest growing and highest pace environments around. Customers often spend huge amounts of money in one stay at a hotel or one visit to a restaurant and they really expect value for every pound they hand over. Not only that, but hospitality businesses…

Will Cloud Computing Replace Data Centres?

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The potential of cloud computing – whether that’s simple data hosting through a cloud or running software and systems themselves via clouds – is undoubtable, and though we’re yet to see it quite reach that potential, there’s plenty of promise. The question that’s been on everyone’s lips over the last few days however has been…

Top Cloud Countries Revealed

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A report published by BSA Software alliance recently allowed an insight into the distribution of cloud usage across the world. So while many companies of all sizes are adopting the cloud for things like cloud hosting, which country came top of the survey for the highest ranking of cloud usage? The survey, called a Global…

Cloud Knowledge Could Boost Career Prospects

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University is a competitive environment these days; depending on which figures you use around 35% of the UK’s youth attend university every year and the sheer volume of people with top-class degrees is not necessarily supported by the job market. However, the subjects of these degrees vary massively and while reading traditional subjects such as…

The Chromebook Pixel: A Cloud Revolution!

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Many of you would have heard of Chromebooks, a primary rival of the cheap £200-300 windows netbooks. They are designed to be used for internet computing and therefore meant to be online most of the time (they have limited offline capabilities), they are simple and they are cheap. Well, not so cheap if you opt…

New Startups Benefiting From The Cloud!

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The evidence for the Cloud’s effect on existing businesses is clear, offering flexibility, accessibilityas well as being resistant to obsolescence, both in terms of the subscription model commonly used, as well as the fact that requirements can be augmented easily. A new survey has however found that the cloud is benefiting start-up companies too. Powering…

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