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Times of turmoil

Times of turmoil

By Mark Charleton, Director, Blue Solutions.

It is not easy for international firms to break into the UK market, particularly in a poor economy. Most of you will have read for example that Doyenz has now exited the UK market and at very short notice.

Channel needs to re-evaluate business model, according to Rise

Channel needs to re-evaluate business model, according to Rise

Channel firms need to start updating their business model in order to market and sell Cloud services, or risk falling behind the curve when it comes to Cloud adoption, according to James Henigan, product and IT services director at, Cloud services provider Rise.

'Using the Cloud for Customer Service' – Enghouse Interactive puts forward the Business Case at Call Centre Focus Conference

'Using the Cloud for Customer Service' – Enghouse Interactive puts forward the Business Case at Call Centre Focus Conference

Enghouse Interactive will be helping delegates at the Call Centre Focus Conference (London Olympia, 2-3 October 2012) to assess whether an on-demand cloud contact centre model could work for their organisation in a keynote address at 2pm on Wednesday 3rd October.

Gartner says worldwide cloud services market to surpass $109 Billion in 2012

Gartner says worldwide cloud services market to surpass $109 Billion in 2012

The public cloud services market is forecast to grow 19.6 per cent in 2012 to total $109 billion worldwide, according to Gartner, Inc. Business process services (also known as business process as a service, or BPaaS) represent the largest segment, accounting for about 77 per cent of the total market, while infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is the fastest-growing segment of the public cloud services market and is expected to grow 45.4 per cent in 2012.

InsightCloud selects Webroot for joint Cloud venture

InsightCloud selects Webroot for joint Cloud venture

Webroot, the developer of Internet security as a service, has been chosen by Insight Enterprises, Inc. as the sole security solution available via the Insight Cloud Platform.

How far is cloud computing from traditional managed services?

How far is cloud computing from traditional managed services?

As IT directors consider taking the 'plunge' into cloud computing, Alastair Kitching, Director of IT Managed Services Provider, Esteem, questions how far this 'plunge' really is from a traditional managed service model?

Lincoln Archives expands operations with Cloud Backup powered by Asigra

Lincoln Archives expands operations with Cloud Backup powered by Asigra

Asigra Inc., the Cloud Backup, Recovery and Restore (BURR) software provider, has announced that Lincoln Archives has opened its new cloud backup sales and service centre in Tampa, Florida.

Datrix now offers Cloud backup services powered by Asigra for the UK market

Datrix now offers Cloud backup services powered by Asigra for the UK market

Asigra Inc. has announced that Datrix, the managed service provider since 1994, will now offer Asigra Cloud Backup to its clients for their backup and recovery needs, replacing the previously offered solutions from AppAssure and Vembu.

NextiraOne achieves Cisco Cloud Builder designation

NextiraOne achieves Cisco Cloud Builder designation

NextiraOne, the communications services company, has achieved the Cisco Cloud Builder designation within the Cisco Cloud Partner Programme. The company has achieved this designation in six countries across Europe.

Cloud computing 'deadly sins'

Cloud computing 'deadly sins'

By Mike Small, CEng, FBCS, CITP.

Cloud computing provides an increasingly popular way of procuring IT services that offers many benefits including increased flexibility as well as reduced cost.

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