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Cloud IT infrastructure spend to reach £36.6bn in 2017

The figures have been recently announced by IDC and gathered from the firm’s latest quarterly cloud IT infrastructure tracker. Research argues that the primary spend, at a rate of 61%, will come from public cloud data centres, while off-premise private cloud environments will contribute to 15% of the total spent. The overall spend on IT…
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The state of SaaS in 2017

According to research by Intuit, more than 85% of small business executives are willing to invest more money into Software as a Service based solutions over the next 5 years, as the industry continues to thrive. A few years ago, businesses were concerned about the concept of SaaS technology, dubious about how secure cloud solutions…
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Top 5 Cloud Trends for 2017

A blog by Antonio Francis – Support Engineer As the end of 2016 approaches, businesses are putting together their forecasts and predictions for the cloud computing industry over the next few years. Likewise, I decided to put together a list of trends that I think the industry needs to be prepared for. More users joining…
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BT broadband failure disturbs UK businesses

BT broadband users have now been hit by a second outage, following major problems with the service yesterday. On Wednesday, hundreds of customers discovered that they were unable to visit selected websites and access some internet banking services. Unfortunately, both outages also affected data centres and businesses throughout the UK.   What caused these outages?…
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virtualDCS named ‘Best International Cloud Computing Solutions Provider’

The team is thrilled to be awarded the title ‘Best International Cloud Computing Solutions Provider’, from the ‘2016 Technology Innovator Awards’, hosted by Corporate Vision. It was a ruthless process, where subscribers and experts nominated industry leaders to be put forward for the award. Hundreds of nominated companies were then researched and assessed by the…
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Customer service trends in cloud technology

According to a recent survey by Microsoft, 63% of people in the UK have stopped using a supplier due to bad customer service. Here are a few examples of how customer service departments are using cloud technology to improve customer experiences. Unsurprisingly, one of the biggest challenges for customer service departments is retaining these clients…
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SMEs and Cloud Adoption

Recent survey results show that small businesses are happy with a hybrid ‘best of both worlds’ approach; embracing new cloud and Disaster Recovery technologies, whilst also relying on older tried and tested methods. Interviewing 509 small business owners in the US, Brother and Wakefield Research found that although businesses were happy to utilise cloud and…
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