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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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CloudBees, Inc. has announced the addition of 32 new partners to the CloudBees Partner Ecosystem – helping customers to further lower the barrier to adoption for continuous delivery powered by Jenkins in cloud, on-premise or hybrid environments. Now, nearly 100 partners strong, the CloudBees Ecosystem offers even greater value across a wide array of service offerings for CloudBees customers.
Datto has introduced enhancements to all product lines. Announced during DattoCon Barcelona, these innovations are set to deliver major efficiency improvements for MSPs and come just four months after Datto released nearly 20 updates and new features at DattoCon Austin in the U.S. These updates exemplify Datto’s commitment to creating solutions built solely for MSPs to efficiently and effectively manage the IT needs of their clients.
New Service Catalog mirrors public cloud experience, increased granularity, lower entry points designed to easily scale.
CenturyLink introduces a Mitigation Appliance option for its DDoS Mitigation Service
I was spending between 30 minutes to an hour every day trying to figure out simple tasks on Google Cloud Platform. On Backblaze it literally takes me five minutes.
Egnyte launches it PRISM Prevention Program, essentially a `DropBox sniffer’ that stops users putting those sensitive files into cloud-only public data storage facilities
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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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