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Some popular cloud myths deconstructed

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2018 5:30:23 PM / by Caroline Houlden posted in cloud, enterprise cloud, tactical

There are a number of myths which have sprung up around cloud which need to be addressed.

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Making sure cloud doesn’t become the new outsourcing

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 5:04:12 PM / by Richard Blanford posted in managed cloud, cloud, cloud intermediation, tactical

Remember the rush into outsourcing – rather cynically (but often justifiably) referred to as ‘your mess for less'?

One of the key reasons outsourcing failed to deliver what it promised was that, in most cases, the outsourcing company simply took on an organisation’s existing infrastructure, without first making sure that it was fit for purpose.
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A cloud first strategy for disaster recovery

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 27, 2017 10:15:21 AM / by Richard Blanford posted in cloud, cloud intermediation, Disaster Recovery, DraaS, cloud first, tactical

Any organisation considering moving applications to the cloud will begin with the questions: when is the right time and what services should we move? If you can extend the life of your existing infrastructure while reviewing your options in the medium term, a useful first step is to move your Disaster Recovery (DR) to the cloud.

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