Preaching to the Converted

It is one of our core beliefs that IT infrastructure has historically undersold itself.  Partly that is due to our application colleagues and internal customers – they don’t really want to know about rack plans, virtualisation densities, global network latency –  they just want it to work. But partly, possibly the biggest part, is that […]

Cloud Delivery or Cloud Abdication?

When it comes to migrating to cloud delivery of services, companies spend lots of time and management bandwidth on strategy and migration. Why should I do it?  What’s the RoI? Should we go Private/hybrid/public?  Which elements: SaaS/PaaS or IaaS? But there is a far bigger element that too many companies ignore. Strategy and migration decisions tend to be one-off projects […]

Cloud new in Banking? They’ve been doing it for years

People are nervous about using the cloud for IT service delivery. Where is my data? Who has access? Is this the right Service Level Agreement for me? All valid concerns. All valid concerns that every bank answered many years ago for some of their most critical applications and data. In banking, trusting an external services […]