New Zealand commissioner offers cloudy advice for SMEs
The New Zealand Privacy Commissioner, Marie Shroff, has released a document discussing data and security implications for companies moving to the cloud. Even though the report looks at the relative basics of cloud computing from an enterprise perspective, the guidelines it recommends still make interesting reading.
How is the cloud vital to a progressive SMB? [infographic]
What defines a progressive small to medium business (SMB)?
Why the cloud is the perfect companion for startups
There are as many reasons for startups to embrace cloud computing technology as there are for enterprises.
Is cloud computing always the greenest option for SMEs?
A new report has suggested that cloud computing is generally a better option than on-premise when looking to save energy, but it isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution.
Does new study show cloud computing is viable for SMEs?
The advantages for smaller businesses migrating to the cloud come through "loud and clear", according to MYOB research.
Consumer cloud storage ever-present in the enterprise
The popularity of storage products such as Dropbox is infiltrating into enterprise as users go against company policy to utilise cloud-based storage.
Public cloud on increase in India – in line with wider trends?
The past few days have seen a variety of cloud-oriented news come from the Indian market and reveal some intriguing trends. What are the highlights?
Top trends in cloud computing for SMEs
Following Gartner’s recent report on what it sees as the five key trends that will shape cloud computing strategies between now and 2015, here is my perspective on the impact cloud computing will have on an SME audience.
The cloud security question: Benefit or barrier?
Despite perceptions to the contrary, small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) are benefiting from increased IT data security as a result of a move to cloud computing, according to new research from comscore and Microsoft.
Cloud has ‘no place’ in public sector IT procurement
A new report by an MP committee has slammed the public sector IT procurement process citing a host of expensive errors and suggesting new ways to economise in one of the greatest areas of internal government spending, yet has failed to highlight the benefits of the Cloud in the recommendations.