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Cloud: the future of application delivery

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016

Cloud: the future of application delivery by Richard Vester - Group Executive, EOH Cloud Services Companies want to modernise their existing apps or build new ones to meet their business goals and increase the pace of innovation. However, given their existing investments in application frameworks, architecture and legacy code, they take a very

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Cloud provisioning - as easy as a few clicks

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Cloud provisioning - as easy as a few clicks by Richard Vester - Group Executive, EOH Cloud Services A huge advantage of cloud computing is that you can manage every aspect of your cloud environment through a single interface - a single pane of glass, as it were. It makes fast, flexible provisioning easy and resource-effective. Full cloud

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Did You Know?

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Stop ad-hoc cloud IaaS adoption usually begins in isolated pockets - one project here, one there. Then a few months (or years) later, IT decides to expand cloud usage and realises that they don't know the status of current cloud projects; they don't know if they 'did it right' when they built the first couple of projects; and they don't know what

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Cloud: re-engineering enterprise IT (Part 2)

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2016

Cloud: re-engineering enterprise IT (Part 2) by Richard Vester - Managing Director, EOH Cloud Services In Part 1 we saw how the integration of cloud services with on-premise applications and solutions has created the need for an underlying environment, delivered as Integrated Platform as a Service. This has had a fundamental effect on not

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Did you Know?

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2016

Cloud is computing loud computing is so mainstream these days that maybe it should just be called "computing". That's what an IDC survey of 6 100 organisations in 31 countries indicates, with 68% of respondents using public, private or hybrid cloud in their IT mix. This is a 60% jump from 42% of respondents using cloud in 2015. IDC reckons that

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Cloud: re-engineering enterprise IT (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2016

Cloud: re-engineering enterprise IT (Part 1) by Richard Vester - Director, EOH Cloud Services A Verizon report recently revealed that 69 per cent of businesses that have adopted cloud computing have put it to use to significantly re-engineer one or more of their business processes. At present, the majority of corporate cloud adoption centres

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Cloud: the current state of play (Part 2)

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016

Cloud: the current state of play (Part 2) by Richard Vester - Director, EOH Cloud Services In Part 1 , I talked about the underlying platform emerging as the most important focus of cloud technology, rather than the "as a Service" solutions. Now let's look more closely at how SaaS is faring in the current cloud environment. Changing, yet

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Cloud: the current state of play (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, October 7, 2016

Cloud: the current state of play (Part 1) by Richard Vester - Director, EOH Cloud Services Businesses are always looking for cost-cutting measures. One area where businesses shouldn't compromise, however, is in communications. Unified communications, and intelligently taking advantage of the individual communications methods that make it up,

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Did you know?

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2016

Private cloud may be dead In a world where security is no longer a concern and the cloud has moved from offering servers, storage, and network products to mission-critical services, private cloud is finding it hard to keep up. Private cloud remains an IaaS solution when business has moved on to wanting - and consuming - SaaS offerings and

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Reaping the benefits of cloud communications

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016

Reaping the benefits of cloud communications by Richard Vester - Managing Director, EOH Cloud Services A surge in the uptake of cloud services has made it one of the fastest growing, and most popular technology sectors today. The cloud brings a host of benefits, and no more so than in the way it has allowed us to revolutionise business

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