What are the risks involved in Cloud Computing?

Cloud Computing has gained in popularity by leaps and bounds in recent years.  More and more businesses are moving to private or hosted cloud platforms.  One instance is that hosted cloud technology on a shared platform makes it easier for small businesses to use more sophisticated systems than they otherwise might not be able to […]

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Cloud security threats that you need to understand

Cloud Security Threats That You Need To Understand

The growing adoption of cloud technologies brings with it new cloud security and data protection issues for the IT head to consider.   In the case of both in-house and outsourced clouds, Cloud Security is something that should be at the forefront of the IT head’s mind.  There are several additional concerns if an organisation adopts […]

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Five cloud trends that will help improve business

Advantages Of Spine-And-Leaf Architecture

Cloud technology is now a fact of life. Businesses of all sizes are adopting it and are moving onto a cloud for business footing. Both in-house private clouds and hosted cloud environments are becoming commonplace. However, some environments, including shop-floor automated manufacturing were not suitable for cloud technology. However, current trends are towards accommodating Big […]

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Desktop Virtualisation

The ABCs of Desktop Virtualisation

Contrary to popular belief, virtualisation has been around almost since the beginning of IT.  Early mainframes used virtualisation to separate different applications into their own silo’s to make management of scare and expensive memory easier. Nowadays, virtualisation has come to mean the creation of something simulated or virtual, rather than the actual thing itself.  In […]

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Incorporating Office 365 on Remote Desktops in the Cloud

Incorporating Office 365 on Remote Desktops in the Cloud

Microsoft have fully embraced the cloud concept with their Azure environment and the porting of their application suites to a cloud base.   Their flagship collaborative Office product, Office 365, is no exception. The benefits of cloud-based computing are well-known and extensively discussed on this forum. In summary though they include:  Access from anywhere, anytime.  In […]

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What and What Not to Upload to the Cloud

What and What Not to Upload to the Cloud

A significant part of planning for a migration to a cloud base environment is an assessment of what information can and cannot, or indeed should not be held in the cloud.  The two main threats to an organisation using cloud technologies are loss of access to the cloud host and external threats from data thieves […]

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