Cloud Computing

ICT professionals should develop skills in business analytics, Cloud computing, mobile computing and social business if they want their careers to prosper.
Those seem to be the conclusions of an IBM survey, which collated the views of 4,000 members of its global developerWorks forum for technical staff.
Although developers from 93 countries were polled, the study highlights trends from the five countries wi
Independent research carried out for the Cloud Industry Forum across 300 UK organisations shows that over half (53%) already consciously use Cloud computing in some shape or form – and public sector use is on the rise.
The latest study by the Cloud-friendly trade group reports a five-point increase in the last nine months which equates to a 10% market growth of first-time Cloud users.
And while the private sector continues to lead the with a

In the latest of our video briefs with Business Cloud Summit sponsors, Robert Jackson, head of Portfolio and Architecture for Infrastructure Cloud Services at Capgemini, discusses the changing nature of Cloud services. Capgemini is one of the sponsors of this year's Business Cloud Summit on 5th December in London.


With the UK government’s G-Cloud ambitions now public, there’s more activity across the pond where the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the first two volumes of a draft ‘roadmap’ for Cloud Computing.


Mac Scott, supplier Xantus’ Associate Director and Head of Architecture, examines which way the wind is blowing for The Cloud

Let me say this right up front: public sector Cloud computing is definitely here to stay!


CIOs were called out of the trenches this week by analysts at advisory firm Gartner, which is urging them to embrace what it calls the reality of postmodern business.

Despite forecasting a double dip recession that would put budgets under pressure, the firm said organisations would continue to invest in IT.


With G-Cloud’s procurement framework just around the corner in the UK, a timely reminder from the US of how complex the sourcing of Cloud services can be and may set some international precedent over trans-border data governance.