Refers to accessing computer, information technology (IT), and software applications through a network connection, often by accessing data centers using wide area networking (WAN) or Internet connectivity.

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AWS and Azure have dominated the cloud computing market for years but are now facing a challenge from Google.

Cloud computing is quickly becoming the norm, but why is it so popular? The cloud holds many benefits over conventional IT solutions for businesses of all sizes and can be easily set-up with the right help.

In a world increasingly concerned with the planet, companies are constantly looking for ways to be “greener”. Paper straws and cycle-to-work schemes are increasingly common, but what can their IT departments be doing to reduce their carbon footprint?

There are two main fields of investment which have arisen as goals for the end of 2019: cloud migrations and moving away from Windows 7.

Software developers are building new cloud-based software with such ease that there are warnings of future headaches for IT teams responsible for infrastructure and operations. A recent Gartner study found that by 2025, 70% of IT infrastructure teams will be unable to support the business. Only ¼ of IT Infrastructure leaders would have teams with the right skills and working practices to support the requirements for IT operations.

It is no surprise that the UK has tough times ahead. However, data centre giants Equinix, Digital Realty and Next Generation Data have announced their plan to expand their data centre footprint in the UK. Why have they actively chosen to continue investing in the UK? Will this help the UK economy? What will this impact be post-Brexit? These are just a few of the questions I had upon reading this news.

Recent technical advances make disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) possible. However, what is DRaaS and how can we implement it?