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Intermedia gets behind Cloud Industry Forum

It is time to dispel some hybrid cloud myths

Cloud management platform provider Intermedia has joined the Cloud Industry Forum in a bid to boost IT reseller and channel sales.

CIF: ‘Lack of trust holding back cloud adoption’

CIF: 'Cloud users are still citing the same inhibitors'

Security, privacy and lack of control are still the leading inhibitors holding enterprises back from adopting cloud services, according to the Cloud Industry Forum’s latest research.

CIF: Enterprises still struggling with cloud migration

Enterprises are still struggling with their cloud migrations, the CIF claims

The latest research published by Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) suggests over a third of UK enterprises IT decision-makers believe cloud service providers could have better supported their migration to the cloud.

CIF cloud code of practice gains European Commission backing

The Cloud Industry Forum's COP gained the EC's seal of approval for cloud certification this week

The Cloud Industry Forum’s (CIF) code of practice for cloud service providers has been added to the European Commission’s growing list of cloud certification schemes. The move means it passes the EC’s benchmark for service security and reliability.

Gulf between perception and reality on cloud security persists, research suggests

Research suggests a gap between perception and reality on cloud security persists

Research published this week suggests there continues to be a strong discrepancy between perception of data security in the cloud and what is actually experienced by cloud users. The Cloud Industry Forum said the results suggest industry needs to work harder to address fear, uncertainty and doubt and the growing gulf between perception and reality.

Cloud hits the mainstream in the UK

Nearly 4 in 5 UK organisations now use cloud services

Cloud computing has well and truly hit the mainstream in the UK, as nearly four in five organisations look to shift their applications and mission-critical systems off premise according to recently published research. According to UK-based trade body the Cloud Industry Forum, the organisation that undertook the research, the next wave of cloud will likely be driven by Microsoft ending support for Windows Server 2003 next summer.

Cloud and datacentre bodies collaborate on trust agenda

The two forums are uniting to educate users

Trade bodies the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) and Data Centre Alliance (DCA) on Tuesday joined forces to drive best practices amongst the cloud service provider community, specifically promoting trust, security and transparency within the sector.

NetSuite links up with Cloud Industry Forum

NetSuite joins cloud industry heavyweights like Dell, VMware and Microsoft

Cloud-based ERP provider NetSuite announced Monday that the company has joined the Cloud Industry Forum, an industry body geared towards keeping enterprises and service providers abreast of the latest trends and best practice in the cloud space.

Nirvanix files for bankruptcy protection, extends data migration cutoff

Nirvanix's shutdown highlights the importance of the cost of exit

US-based cloud storage provider Nirvanix announced this week that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following news a few weeks ago that the company was going to shut down as of September 30.

Telstra Global joins Cloud Industry Forum

Telstra Global joins cloud industry heavyweights like Dell, VMware and Microsoft

Carrier services provider Telstra Global on Wednesday announced that it has joined the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), a non-profit industry body working towards the development of a common code of practice for cloud service providers.

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