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TSB awards £5m to projects addressing cloud challenges

Thirteen business led R&D projects, focussed on challenges hindering the adoption of cloud computing, were awarded a total of £5m by  the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) last...

An Appstore structure for G-Cloud 3?

A structure more like Apple's App Store and a service contract that can be shifted easily between suppliers are among t he changes government CIO, Andy Nelson, is considering for the...

Case study: University of Bradford

Bradford University’s School of Management has adopted a cloud-based solution to manage the high levels of interest in its programmes.   The number of enquiries coming into the...

£1.25m investment in EEC feasibility studies

The Technology Strategy Board, with its partners, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is set to invest up...

Case Study: Ecometrica

Business has grown steadily for online environmental accounting firm Ecometrica since its launch in 2008. The company’s initial greenhouse gas accounting platform, Our Impacts, has been...

doc-department

There’s a lot to think about when you’re setting up a small business. How will you manage your email, your files, your accounting? While cloud-based services are the natural...

Introduction to Cloud Standards Webinar, June 19th 2012

  Cloud Computing is a relatively new and innovative area of business activity in the IT industry. The delivery of network based services is not a new idea, but the recent advances in...

enStratus

Managing security in a hybrid cloud is a tricky business, and the bigger your organisation the more complex it becomes. Back in 2007, enStratus was formed because its sister company, Valtira,...

One Accounting

'Cloud accountancy' is transforming the financial management of many small companies and sole traders across the UK. An assortment of online financial packages have sprung up in the...

Cognovo

Sometimes developing one thing can lead to something else entirely.  In the case of Cognovo, a spin out from ARM, the search for a way to incorporate software defined radio (SDR) into...

Hillingdon Borough Council

Collaboration is one of the major pluses of a move to Google Apps, and a strong selling point when the London borough of Hillingdon chose the cloud-based service. Read more here.

Capitalising on the Cloud, Forres, 8th November 2011

  The Presentations from this event are now available. 'Capitalising on the Cloud: applying new practices to deliver business' networking event on Tuesday 8 November in Horizon...

Cloud Advisor

Launched on November 8, 2011 by Project Director Ian Osborne, Cloud Advisor is a brand new resource that brings together information on all aspects of cloud computing. We have links to over...

Intellect Cloud Conference, November 22nd, London

For those of you interested in Cloud and Government IT there is an excellent event upcoming on Tuesday, November 22nd, organised by Intellect with our very own Ian Osborne in the Chair for the...

The Standards man cometh ...

I attended the OASIS/CA International Cloud Symposium near London last week. This focused on development in the cloud standards community set against the requirements emerging from leading...

How to catch a cloud

Keeping control of cloud computing sounds simple – you can simply add and subtract servers as and when you want them. But in a big organisation, it’s often the subtracting them...

Gartner: Enterprise Email cloud adoption to reach tipping point by 2015

Leading US market researcher, Gartner, is predicting that by the end of 2014, penetration of cloud email and collaboration services (CECS) will stand at 10 percent and will have passed the...

If it's in the papers it must be true!

The Guardian on Friday, September 9th, has a Media Planet Supplement The Future of IT, which is filled with good advice and encouragement from leaders in the Cloud Industry in the UK. Not least,...

Bringing cloud collaboration to the UK government

Last week, UK cloud computing start up Huddle announced that it had formed a partnership with the UK government’s own cloud infrastructure managers, to offer cloud based collaboration to...

Cloud reaches the civil service

British civil servants have begun using cloud services for work on classified government documents. UK start up Huddle has signed a deal with FCO Services, which manages the...
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Case study: Smith Electric Vehicles

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Pictorial View of cloud computing ecosystem

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