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Marconi University saves 23 per cent moving from colo to cloud

The shift to cloud means Marconi University can increase platform uptime and save 23 per cent at the same time

Marconi Univeristy, Italy’s first Open University, has moved its online campus e-Learning platform from a colocation-based solution to a virtual private cloud, saving the University 23 per cent on its total infrastructure bill.

Cloud and economics means third party app providers will flourish, says HP Enterprise Services VP

According to Conaway, nearly every employee of Brent Council has a smartphone or tablet

Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) this week announced a shared services alliance that will see the building society’s core mortgage and savings application shift to the cloud, a move which HP Enterprise Services’ vice president of the financial services industry Jeremy Suddards said will become increasingly popular in the financial services sector moving forward.

Netrics taps HP, Microsoft to offer Swiss virtual datacentre

Netrics implemented the swissVDC to extend its swissV offering beyond single servers, giving end users more scale

Swiss hosting services provider Netrics has selected HP and Microsoft to help the company deliver a private infrastructure as a service for systems integrators and SMBs that it says will comply with Switzerland’s stringent data privacy regulations.

Cisco partners with Citrix bolstering its cloud network services portfolio

Citrix and Cisco are building on a partnership announced October last year

Cisco has announced that it will integrate Citrix’s NetScaler application deliver controller (ADC) technology into its unified cloud network services portfolio.

UKFast brings “largest cloud” to UK

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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.