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Cloud computing industry press

The Library & Information Service provides a hand-picked collection of industry press articles on artificial intelligence as a benefit of ICAEW membership.

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How can enterprises keep cloud costs in check?

The article presents information on the ways business enterprises can control their cloud computing costs. Topics discussed include the use of cloud for business agility and competitive reasons, total cost of ownership over the life of the application, and cloud administrators' focus on doing everything as infrastructure as a service (IaaS).

Online accounting software: three firms share their journeys into the cloud

The article presents case studies of accounting firms who were successful through technology using cloud computing software. Software services included payroll management, servicing remote clients, and doing bill payment, software products included Xero, QuckBooks Online, and Sage Business Cloud Accounting.

Cloud bursting: What it is and how to do it

The article discusses the pitfalls to cloud bursting, a process in cloud computing where some workloads in a private cloud are moved to a public cloud for a temporary period to deal with peaks in information technology (IT) demand. Topics covered include managing peaks in website traffic with on-demand infrastructure, impact of cloud bursting on data storage, locking process in metadata management and cloud bursting storage solutions.

Choosing the right kind of hybrid cloud management

The article offers information on various factors that businesses should consider to solve their cloud management challenges using hybrid cloud management (HCM) solutions.

Counting the costs of IaaS and SaaS

The article focuses on the development of public cloud, where a third-party provider makes computing services over the Internet. It mentions that public cloud is divided into infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and software as a service (SaaS). It mentions that the SaaS market is mature and filled with companies including Microsoft Office 365, Google G Suite and Salesforce.com Inc

Cloud compliance in the age of GDPR

The article offers information on the businesses that are among Europe’s leading adopters of cloud storage and computing. The ongoing process of cloud compliance is looked at, including auditing internal processes and framework standard for GDPR ISO 27001 and ISO 27018 are mentioned.

Cloud options: it's a jungle out there

The article focuses on the association of cloud computing with business and looks at making a good choice of the best provider to fit your business.

Cloud storage fit for an SME

This article looks at how small companies can often take advantage of public cloud storage offerings to supplement or replace on-premise infrastructure and details the key options in file, block and object storage.

How to get the best from a multicloud storage strategy

The article discusses storage in the cloud and how to optimize the benefits of a multicloud strategy. Using multiple public cloud services has its benefits, such as performance, availability and a wide range of features, but data mobility can be a limiting factor.

Hybrid cloud is a key milestone for storage

The article offers information on the popularity and rising use of hybrid cloud for data storage. The topics discussed include the tremendous growth of cloud computing, the challenges experienced by chief information officers (CIOs) related to cloud data storage, and the common errors they encountered.

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