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Plum cloud platform?

Node4, the cloud-led Managed Services Provider (MSP), has delivered a comprehensive IT infrastructure upgrade for Victoria Plum, one of the UK’s largest and best-known online-only bathroom retailers. The project, which evolved from the desire to close Victoria Plum’s head office and make homeworking permanent for most of its workforce, was delivered via Node4’s revolutionary Services Gateway. It focused on four key areas: Backup, Disaster Recovery (DR), MPLS inter-site connectivity, and Security as a Service (SECaaS).

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Cloud services transforming how value is created in the financial services sector

“Cloud in Financial Services”, a joint report by Reply and Imperial College Business School, provides a one of a kind, in-depth look at how the cloud is set to transform financial services.

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NCC Group launches Replicate & Recover

Helping customers plan for software failure, data loss and downtime.

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virtualDCS named first UK-based Veeam Cloud & Service Provider

Cloud Computing and Disaster Recovery specialist, virtualDCS has been named as the first UK-based Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partner to achieve the Reseller Ready competency from Veeam® Software, the leader in backup, recovery and data management solutions that deliver Modern Data Protection.

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Druva unveils Data Resiliency Cloud

Druva has unveiled the Druva Data Resiliency Cloud. Delivering the industry’s first and only at-scale SaaS solution for data resiliency, Druva enables enterprises to radically simplify data protection, streamline data governance, and gain data visibility as they accelerate cloud adoption. Leveraging a cloud-native, centralized, and automated approach to data protection and disaster recovery, the Druva Data Resiliency Cloud is designed to help enterprises manage data that has become increasingly fragmented across multi-cloud environments.

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Silos stopping digital transformation

New research from Virtana reveals that 70% of cloud decision makers view silos across teams as a hindrance to IT’s ability to maximize business value. The research shows that a lack of executive involvement in cloud efforts, along with cross-functional stakeholder participation, correlates with escalating challenges for enterprises.

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Research released by Telstra reveals that despite three-quarters of IT decision makers wanting to procure all cloud services from a single provider, the majority have purchased offerings from three vendors, resulting in a complex cloud environment that may be hindering their agility and speed to market.
FireMon has published a report that reinforces the firewall’s role as a foundational element of network security infrastructure, both today and in the future.
The CenturyLink Cloud platform has been selected by Israeli managed services provider EXPIM to power its private, public and hybrid cloud solutions. EXPIM will use CenturyLink’s cloud-based infrastructure, bare metal and storage services to provide high-traffic bespoke web services to businesses of all sizes across Israel.
Veeam showcases NEW version of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 and previews cloud-native Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure with industry-first cloud cost estimator.
The majority (68 percent) of cybersecurity professionals working in large organisations in the UK say that a rush to the cloud is not taking full account of the security risks. This is highlighted by a new cloud security study conducted for Palo Alto Networks.
Research from CIF reveals that 86 per cent of the channel finds white-labelled services important in deciding whose cloud services to resell.
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Security considerations for private Cloud

Cybersecurity today can feel complex, especially if you are moving to or managing cloud security. But it doesn’t have to be. Hear from Rackspace Principal Architect, Luke Huckaba, as he explains some of the major concerns around Private Cloud and Security, and how Rackspace is helping to solve these issues both internally and for customers.

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