Cloud Computing

Gartner cloud DBMS Magic Quadrant sees hyperscalers take top spot – but with a caveat

For many sub-genres of cloud technology, the competitive landscape amounts to one decision: hyperscaler or specific player? Cloud database management systems (DBMS) are no different; and according to Gartner’s most recent Magic Quadrant, the hyperscalers – mostly – take the spoils. The report, published earlier this month, finds eight companies in the leaders’ zone out… Read more » The post Gartner cloud DBMS Magic Quadrant sees hyperscalers take top spot… Read More »Gartner cloud DBMS Magic Quadrant sees hyperscalers take top spot – but with a caveat

Bitglass report shows continued disparity between words and actions for cloud security

When all is said and done, there is often a lot more said than done – and this is certainly the case with cloud security. Organisations continue to see it as a key challenge, but what is actually being done to protect environments? The latest cloud security report from Bitglass continues that theme. The report,… Read more » The post Bitglass report shows continued disparity between words and actions for… Read More »Bitglass report shows continued disparity between words and actions for cloud security

Why you should look at a global footprint for your cloud: A 10-point guide

With the increased awareness around cloud solutions, most organisations immediately think about reducing cost and shortening time-to-market. As more ideas around cloud are discussed, other criteria like performance, security, compliance, workload segmentation, and how to integrate the cloud become more relevant to an existing environment. The profile of a global cloud footprint; however, is an… Read more » The post Why you should look at a global footprint for your… Read More »Why you should look at a global footprint for your cloud: A 10-point guide

AWS secures Zalando and Mercado Libre customer wins in eCommerce play

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has secured two customer wins in the field of eCommerce, in the shape of fashion platform Zalando and Latin American online commerce and payments provider Mercado Libre. Zalando has chosen AWS as its preferred cloud provider and cited machine learning (ML) as the key use case. The company will use ML… Read more » The post AWS secures Zalando and Mercado Libre customer wins in eCommerce… Read More »AWS secures Zalando and Mercado Libre customer wins in eCommerce play

How MSPs have coped during the Covid-19 pandemic – and what they need to assess going forward

When the pandemic first hit earlier this year, nobody could have foreseen that we would be in lockdown again by November. With no signs of slowing down, the global health crisis is continuing to create challenges for businesses everywhere, but perhaps the biggest shock was the initial closing of offices when the UK was first… Read more » The post How MSPs have coped during the Covid-19 pandemic – and… Read More »How MSPs have coped during the Covid-19 pandemic – and what they need to assess going forward