Business Cloud News

Joyent launches Container-Native offerings for public and hybrid cloud platform


Joyent has launched its next generation container-native (G4) and KVM-based (K4) instance package families, which are now available on its Triton-powered public cloud platform.

Microsoft shifts focus to Chinese cloud market


Microsoft has announced a successful year in the Chinese market, as well as intentions to step-up its expansion plans in the region.

Telstra launches one-to-many Cloud Gateway offering


Australian telco Telstra has bolstered his position in the growing cloud market with the launch of Cloud Gateway.

Met Office launches weather app on hybrid cloud platform


The Met Office has launched its latest app on its new hybrid cloud platform, Weather Cloud, in an effort to increase the speed of delivery and accuracy of its weather data to customers.

HPE targets SMB hybrid cloud market

Cloud-to-cloud connectivity can be super fast

HPE has launched ProLiant Easy Connect Managed Hybrid, a new offering designed for small and mid-sized businesses, educational institutions and branch offices.

Head in the clouds: Four key trends affecting enterprises

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Cloud is changing the way businesses are functioning and has provided a new and improved level of flexibility and collaboration.

Block launches hybrid solutions for health sector

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UK IT services provider Block has announced a suite of hosted services aimed at the UK healthcare market, timed to take advantage of a growing enthusiasm among organisations within the sector for hybrid IT solutions. The firm is leading with a datacenter as a service offering, and said a wider range of services taking in networking and workspace solutions would follow in quick succession.

Main driver for cloud shifting from cost to agility, says Gartner

Gartner says over half of enterprises will use some combination of public and private cloud by 2017

According to Gartner nearly half of enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017 as cloud pilot projects begin to snowball into larger cloud migrations. But as the main driver for cloud deployment shifts from cost to agility, IT organisations will have to get better at identifying where they can help deliver benefits within their businesses.