How Cloud Helps SMBs Compete With Larger Companies
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How Cloud Helps SMBs Compete With Larger Companies

Historically, smaller enterprises have always been at a disadvantage when competing with larger rivals. From an IT perspective, big companies had the financial resources to develop systems and applications and deploy them at scale, leaving smaller companies lagging behind. Cloud computing has changed the status quo, enabling SMBs to compete on a level playing field. …

5 Reasons Enterprises Need to Plan Their Cloud Migration
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5 Reasons Enterprises Need to Plan Their Cloud Migration

Providing a secure, high-performance infrastructure, together with high availability, flexible scaling, easy server set-up and the almost instant deployment of the latest technologies and applications, it’s no surprise that cloud migration is an integral part of the race for digital transformation. However, enterprises pursuing this path need to ensure that they plan their migration wisely …

8 Ways Enterprises Use the Cloud
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8 Ways Enterprises Use the Cloud

The benefits of cloud migration are generally well known: increased cost-effectiveness, flexibility and agility, improved security and quick access to the latest apps and platforms. But what are enterprises actually using the cloud for and how does it help them achieve their company’s goals? Here, we look at eight of the most popular ways that …

Why the Finance Sector Needs the Cloud
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Why the Finance Sector Needs the Cloud

Changing customer dynamics, evolving technologies and competition from agile disruptors are putting unprecedented pressure on financial organisations. Only through digital transformation will they be able to take advantage of new technologies, deliver better customer experiences and stay ahead of their rivals. To undergo successful transformation, however, companies will need to put the right infrastructure in …

7 Ways the Cloud Helps Enterprises Cut Costs and Increase ROI
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7 Ways the Cloud Helps Enterprises Cut Costs and Increase ROI

The ultimate goal of any enterprise is to boost the bottom line and cutting costs and improving ROI are two of the main ways to achieve this. With the adoption of enabling technologies now a necessity in the age of digital transformation, many companies have migrated to the cloud not simply because it puts these …

Does Your Enterprise Need Cloud Machine Learning?
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Does Your Enterprise Need Cloud Machine Learning?

Cloud-based machine learning platforms have become one of the most useful tools for enterprises and are being widely deployed across all sectors to carry out a multitude of tasks. Before businesses adopt Machine Learning (ML) it is important to consider not only its benefits but its challenges. Here, we examine both.   What is ML? …

The Pros and Cons of Multi-Cloud for Enterprises
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The Pros and Cons of Multi-Cloud for Enterprises

Cloud services and the approach that enterprises have towards them have evolved significantly over recent years. Today, one of the leading trends is the multi-cloud approach, where organisations make use of multiple cloud services from different vendors and combine them to create a unified, infrastructure. Around 70% of businesses already partner with more than one …

Why Enterprises Should Use Cloud Storage Rather Than Local Drives
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Why Enterprises Should Use Cloud Storage Rather Than Local Drives

With enterprises creating files and collecting data in ever larger quantities, storage solutions are a vital part of their infrastructure. Today, a good solution doesn’t just provide space, it also helps with organisation, security and access. Here, we’ll look at why cloud storage offers considerable advantages over local drives. The pros and cons of local …

Cloud Migration – 5 Things Enterprises Need to Plan For
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Cloud Migration – 5 Things Enterprises Need to Plan For

Offering cost-effective IT with flexible scaling, robust security, high availability, swift deployment and managed services, it’s easy to understand why so many digitally transforming enterprises are migrating to the cloud. Doing it right, however, requires careful planning to avoid unforeseen pitfalls. To help firms manage their migration effectively, here we explain the plans which need …

5 Predictions for the Future of Cloud
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5 Predictions for the Future of Cloud

The race for digital transformation has led to a surge in cloud adoption, with 78% of UK enterprises using it to run some of their IT services and two-thirds planning full cloud migrations. Underpinning this move are not only the many advantages that the cloud already brings but the promise of even greater opportunities as …