Cloud

Why User Authentication is Essential for Cloud-Based Systems

Why User Authentication is Essential for Cloud-Based Systems

As businesses move more of their services on to web-accessible, cloud-based platforms, the need for robust security grows increasingly important. One key element of this security is controlling who has access to your data and applications. To strengthen security, reduce risk and improve compliance, it is essential that only authorised users get access to a …

10 Essential Features of a Cloud Backup Service

10 Essential Features of a Cloud Backup Service

What would happen to your company if it lost all its data? If your critical apps, website, database and all the essential information you need to run your business suddenly vanished. You may be tempted to say that it doesn’t bear thinking about. But it does, because it happens. Hard drive failure, acts of God, …

Why Public Cloud is Best for Big Data

Why Public Cloud is Best for Big Data

If you are one of the growing number of companies using Big Data, this post will explain the benefits and challenges of migrating to the public cloud and why it could be the ideal environment for your operations. Cloud-based Big Data on the rise According to a recent survey by Oracle, 80% of companies are …

The Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Hosting

The Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Hosting

Many organisations already know the benefits of migrating their services to the cloud. The big debate they often have is whether to opt for public or private cloud hosting. However, it doesn’t need to be an ‘either-or’ dilemma. There is a third way: a hybrid cloud that combines both public and private options. In this …

6 Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2017

6 Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2017

Over 2016, businesses across the globe have continued to adopt cloud computing as part of their IT infrastructure and this is set to continue into 2017 and beyond. In this article, we’ll give you the heads up on the current trends in cloud computing and show you what’s likely to be in store in 2017. …

How Cloud Lets Startups Compete With Big Businesses

How Cloud Lets Startups Compete With Big Businesses

It’s challenging being a startup. You have great ideas, a passion for your products and detailed plan to get you established. But there are bigger fish out there that have the IT resources and infrastructure to attack the marketplace far quicker than you can. Well, that used to be the case, but not anymore. With …