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UK cloud challenger iomart results buoyed by SME uptake

iomart announced strong growth in its cloud segment, which it owed in large part to increased uptake of cloud services among SMEs

Glasgow-based cloud computing firm iomart announced an increase of almost 40 per cent in annual revenues for the latest financial year, with pre-tax profits of £14.6m – up from £10.7m in 2013. The firm said the company’s strong results were due in large part to increased cloud uptake among SMEs and the mid-market.

UK’s Stack Group pumps £1.7m into new cloud initiatives

UK Stack said the £1.7m investment will go towards expanding its existing cloud estate

In a bid to grab a slice of the UK cloud market, virtualisation and telecommunications services company Stack Group announced that it is investing £1.7m to increase its virtualised server estate.

UK cloud company iomart gobbles up Redstation for £8m

iomart is acquiring dedicated hosting provider Redstation for £8m

Glasgow-based cloud computing firm Iomart Group on Friday announced the acquisition of dedicated server and managed service provider Redstation for £8m.

UKFast brings “largest cloud” to UK

Dell servers

Machester-based UKFast said on Wednesday that it will be launching what the company claims to be the UK’s largest virtual private cloud service. The service, eCloud, is an elastic virtual private cloud service and is claimed to be the first of its kind in the UK and is set to hit the UK market sometime this week.

Advanced 365, UKFast, Softcat and Phoenix join UK government G-Cloud III

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Advanced 365, UKFast, Softcat and Phoenix are the latest group of cloud service suppliers to have secured a spot in the UK government CloudStore, a digital marketplace for ICT services procured by government IT departments.