The Pros and Cons of the Multi-Cloud Trend for Businesses

A growing number of enterprises are choosing to migrate their information and applications onto the cloud. Whether they opt for a “lift and shift” or “re-platforming” approach, business adoption of the cloud is moving faster and wider than ever.

Businesses have quickly discovered that relying on a single cloud solution might not be sufficient to meet their future needs. In 2018, their strategy will be more focused on following a cloud-based model. Gartner foresees that by 2019, the multi-cloud approach will become the norm for 70% of businesses in contrast to 10% today. Continue reading

Google wants to reinforce its position in the Cloud


Eighteen months after her arrival, Diane Greene is clearly satisfied: “Our business is accelerating, and we have the sector’s highest growth rate,” says Greene, head of Google’s cloud services division. Still a distant third behind Amazon and Microsoft, the search engine company is nonetheless committed to trying to catch up with its competitors.  Continue reading

Mapping the Cloud’s agile structure to your company

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In a nutshell, the Cloud is a collection of massive computers, sometimes called server farms, that we connect to via the Internet. Where once we saved our files on a desktop computer (the hardware) and ran programmes on that computer’s operating system (the software), Cloud computing means we now just need a device to connect to the internet to carry out an array of applications.  Continue reading

Beijing’s ambitious plans for cloud computing

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By 2019, China wants two or three of its national businesses to dominate the cloud computing sector.

China doesn’t want to be kept away from the rapid development of cloud computing and the explosion of data volume — nor to allow the sector to develop at the detriment of the country’s own businesses. While the sector grew nearly 30% in 2015, the Chinese authorities have just determined a roadmap for the next three years.  Continue reading

How the Cloud offers everything-as-a-service to companies


Computers continue to move centre-stage in our world and it is difficult to remember how we ever managed without them. Indeed, it is obvious that most modern businesses could not function without them. Similarly, many average-sized enterprises would never have become the global corporations they are now without information communication technology (ICT). Such is the ubiquity of ICT these days that it has become all but invisible to us.

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The Cloud – a true innovation booster

Cloud Innovation

 Using a few examples, here we will see how the Cloud, especially run by Microsoft Azure, is more than a simple virtualization solution (even though still a productive tool for IT Managers and professions).

Through changing its status progressively, the Cloud is no longer just a means to an end, or simply a means. Another new way of looking at the Cloud, would be as a shot of innovation to the system. Continue reading