Esther Kezia Thorpe

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How to get ready for your cloud transformation

Advice
13 Sep, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe Grace Halverson

Five decisions IT teams should consider before migrating to the cloud

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Our 5-minute guide to enterprise cloud computing

In-depth
11 Sep, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe Grace Halverson

What is enterprise cloud computing, how is it used, and what are the business benefits?

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Five digital transformation tips for HR

In-depth
6 Sep, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Digital transformation efforts can start from within your own department

How digital workspaces are changing the way we work

In-depth
6 Sep, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe

The way we work is changing, and the way we manage our IT tools needs to change with it

What to look for in a secure cloud system

In-depth
27 Aug, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe Grace Halverson

Not all cloud solutions support the same level of security, so what should organisations look out for when choosing a solution?

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85% of companies now operating in a multi-cloud environment

Analysis
7 Aug, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Organisations are embracing the use of multiple clouds, but formal management is lagging

Five obstacles holding your hybrid cloud strategy back

Advice
17 Jul, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Overcoming these challenges is key to a successful cloud migration strategy

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Benefits of AI and machine learning for cloud security

Advice
8 Jul, 2019
Grace Halverson Esther Kezia Thorpe

AI and machine learning may not be a silver bullet, but they can still play an important part in cloud security strategies

Why cloud should be part of your disaster recovery strategy

In-depth
7 Jun, 2019
Keri Allan Esther Kezia Thorpe

Cloud-based solutions can help support businesses of all sizes through unplanned downtime

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What is cloud-to-cloud backup?

In-depth
3 Jun, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe

C2C backup is growing in popularity, so what is it, and how can it help your business if the worst happens?

How the enterprise can embrace hybrid cloud

In-depth
29 May, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe Grace Halverson

Hybrid cloud has much to offer organisations of all sizes, but enterprises in particular stand to gain so much

The four cloud skills that are key for the channel’s future

Advice
11 Feb, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe Grace Halverson

What you need to learn to ensure a smooth transition to a cloud model

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Four ways to keep cloud costs under control

In-depth
30 Jan, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe Grace Halverson

Individual cloud costs may look manageable, but can quickly spiral out of control. Read our tips to get a grip on cloud spending

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Our 5-minute guide to virtual private cloud

In-depth
21 Jan, 2019
Virtual Clouds Esther Kezia Thorpe

Learn about the benefits and limitations of a virtual private cloud, and how it can be used in your business

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Cloud and hybrid technology tops the priority list for businesses

Analysis
9 Nov, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Automation and data analytics are also high on the list of top technologies that are important to IT professionals

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What are cloud desktops and how can they benefit my business?

In-depth
30 Oct, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Cloud desktops provide businesses with the flexibility and scalability they need to grow and collaborate

Our 5-minute guide to cloud managed networking

In-depth
5 Jun, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Learn why cloud managed networking is growing in popularity with businesses

SaaS adoption is outpacing business’s ability to secure it

Analysis
30 Apr, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Two-thirds of ITDMs at large organisations are concerned about keeping up with security requirements for SaaS adoption

Our 5-minute guide to hybrid cloud storage

In-depth
14 Mar, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

What are the benefits and challenges of hybrid cloud storage?

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The state of cloud storage in five charts

In-depth
22 Feb, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Cloud storage is used in at least one form by the vast majority of organisations, but where are these trends heading?

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