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Max Cooter
Cloud Foundry looks to embrace Kubernetes
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cloud computing

Cloud Foundry looks to embrace Kubernetes

After years of hesitancy, the foundation is ready to take the plunge
22 Nov 2020
IoC uses first annual conference to tackle diversity in tech
A person coding on a laptop computer
Careers & training

IoC uses first annual conference to tackle diversity in tech

Although the event was noticeably light on industry representation
20 Mar 2019
UK Cloud Awards demonstrates health of cloud industry
Max Cooter
Cloud

UK Cloud Awards demonstrates health of cloud industry

The judges have been busy looking through the entries and Max Cooter is pleased with the volume and quality of nominations
13 Feb 2015
Amazon WorkMail vs IBM Notes: Will it be a knockout fight?
Max Cooter
public cloud

Amazon WorkMail vs IBM Notes: Will it be a knockout fight?

Amazon WorkMail is yet another example of how fast AWS can move in response to market demand, says Max Cooter
3 Feb 2015
Let's act to keep G Cloud flame burning
Hand holding levitating cloud image
public cloud

Let's act to keep G Cloud flame burning

Is it time to rally behind G Cloud - or will it quietly fade away?
11 Sep 2014
Apple not to blame for leaked pics; keep the cloud out of it
finger pointing
cloud security

Apple not to blame for leaked pics; keep the cloud out of it

There were plenty of commentators lining up to blame the cloud for celebrity embarrassment, but the finger pointing needs to stop
3 Sep 2014
UCAS turns to HP to meet website demands
Students gathered around a laptop
Cloud

UCAS turns to HP to meet website demands

University clearing house looks to handle peak levels of cloud
24 Apr 2014
Google Apps set for rollout across John Lewis and Waitrose
John Lewis store in shopping centre
software as a service (SaaS)

Google Apps set for rollout across John Lewis and Waitrose

Retailers become the latest to plump for Google's answer to Microsoft Office
3 Apr 2014
UCAS and Telefonica clinch project wins at UK Cloud Awards
winners
public cloud

UCAS and Telefonica clinch project wins at UK Cloud Awards

Two major projects scoop top awards while AWS wins best provider gong
27 Feb 2014
Where will cloud take us in 2014?
The road to the cloud
cloud computing

Where will cloud take us in 2014?

Max Cooter ponders just where cloud is headed in the next year and beyond…
13 Feb 2014
Where will cloud take us in 2014?
cloud computing

Where will cloud take us in 2014?

Max Cooter ponders just where cloud is headed in the next year and beyond…
13 Feb 2014
Norfolk Council looks to transform information delivery
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private cloud

Norfolk Council looks to transform information delivery

Partnership with HP, Microsoft and Vodafone to shake up county-wide IT
6 Dec 2013
Cloud Pro expert panel sets out future direction
crowd of people around table with clouds
Cloud

Cloud Pro expert panel sets out future direction

A panel of cloud experts will help answer reader queries and provide guidance
19 Nov 2013
Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 review
Software

Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 review

Is the voice dictation software a substitute for touch typing?
18 Nov 2013
Irish telco looks to expand to Europe with cloud services
Business partnership tree puzzles
public cloud

Irish telco looks to expand to Europe with cloud services

Eircom teams up with Amazon to extend cloud reach
15 Nov 2013
AWS brings real-time analytics and low-cost VDI to the cloud
AWS Re:Invent keynote stage
cloud hosting

AWS brings real-time analytics and low-cost VDI to the cloud

Cloud services giant sets out vision for easier big data analysis and lower cost VDI deployments at Re:Invent conference.
15 Nov 2013
Channel 4 uses cloud to make more sense of data
Lady broadcasting live on Channel 4 News
public cloud

Channel 4 uses cloud to make more sense of data

The TV company is already a cloud user but is now looking to beef up its analytics capability
13 Nov 2013
Experimenting with Big Data
business intelligence (BI)

Experimenting with Big Data

Big data is more than just the latest buzzword, it's a gateway to insight and understanding.
29 Oct 2013
Microsoft Business Intelligence eXperience Workshop
business intelligence (BI)

Microsoft Business Intelligence eXperience Workshop

What can you expect to learn at one of Microsoft's Business Intelligence eXperience Workshops? Max Cooter finds out.
24 Oct 2013
Have your say about Cloud Pro...
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Business strategy

Have your say about Cloud Pro...

And you might win an Amazon Kindle Fire.
16 Oct 2013
The Benefits of Business Intelligence
business intelligence (BI)

The Benefits of Business Intelligence

A well implemented business intelligence strategy can deliver real insight for your company.
15 Oct 2013
HP sets out software-defined networking app store plans
App store
Network & Internet

HP sets out software-defined networking app store plans

Hardware giant takes wraps off SDN developer kit and app store.
1 Oct 2013
White heat of technology? More like lukewarm
Ed Miliband
Business strategy

White heat of technology? More like lukewarm

What would a speech on technology made by a Labour leader sound like today?
24 Sep 2013
Q&A: Jon maddog Hall
Q&A
Business strategy

Q&A: Jon maddog Hall

We speak to the free software champion about where he thinks the industry is headed.
22 Aug 2013
Cloud podcast gives plenty of food for thought
Podcast microphone
public cloud

Cloud podcast gives plenty of food for thought

An opportunity to record a podcast meant reflecting on a sharp divide in the way cloud is treated by customers and service providers
31 Jul 2013
Cloud migration: How do you keep an eye on the bill?
cloud migration
infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Cloud migration: How do you keep an eye on the bill?

A tool from RightScale looks to take the guess work out of estimating cloud costs ... if only we could remove the human element
26 Jul 2013
OpenStack take-up set for warp factor 10 on its 3rd birthday
Happy birthday candles
infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

OpenStack take-up set for warp factor 10 on its 3rd birthday

OpenStack's fight with AWS resembles the router battle of the 90s but Rackspace's John Igoe is optmistic for the future
23 Jul 2013
Office of Fair Trading to probe Government IT contracts
Question mark and magnifying glass
public sector

Office of Fair Trading to probe Government IT contracts

The OFT wants to establish if the public sector is paying over the odds for ICT.
4 Jul 2013
BT chief in show of support for CIOs
small blue people
Business strategy

BT chief in show of support for CIOs

BT Global Services CEO Luis Alvarez claims CIOs still have a very important role to play in the BYOD and cloud era.
3 Jul 2013
Salesforce and Oracle tie-up is the real deal
handshake
software as a service (SaaS)

Salesforce and Oracle tie-up is the real deal

Oracle and Salesforce declare their undying love for one another. Or something like that.
26 Jun 2013
Small business owners fail to get to grips with technology
Hands holding coins with blue sky in background
software as a service (SaaS)

Small business owners fail to get to grips with technology

A new survey has highlighted the gap between large and small business when it comes to cloud technology
25 Apr 2013
Margaret Thatcher and the economics of cloud
Cloud computing
public cloud

Margaret Thatcher and the economics of cloud

How would have Lady Thatcher have reacted to cloud computing? Relished its opportunity for cost savings probably
19 Apr 2013
Automation no threat to staff productivity
project management software

Automation no threat to staff productivity

A new report from the Economic Intelligence Unit shines a light on management automation fears.
5 Mar 2013
Cloud: get the paperwork right or the technology suffers
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platform as a service (PaaS)

Cloud: get the paperwork right or the technology suffers

It sounds obvious, ensure the paperwork is OK, and the tech takes care of itself - but that's not always the case
25 Feb 2013
Does your company have an IT strategy and how did it choose it?
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software as a service (SaaS)

Does your company have an IT strategy and how did it choose it?

Cloud should be part of an IT strategy and that should support the business but how many companies get this right?
30 Jan 2013
Why 2013 won't be the year of the cloud
Storm cloud
cloud computing

Why 2013 won't be the year of the cloud

Last year saw cloud make its way into the enterprise, but talk of a year of the cloud may be misguided, argues Maxwell Cooter.
4 Jan 2013