Cloud Whitepapers


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Why technology buyers have never had it so good
By UXC | 25/9/2014
Theoretically, we are now in the best position to make the technology choices for our business. This whitepaper discusses how to determine the ideal partner to assist in the decision making process when feeling spoilt for choice. • With so many vendors, products and services, the options can become confusing to interpret • Internal IT teams can benefit from support of a systems integration or outsourcing partner • Ideal partners should focus on five areas of information to support your business decisions
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Cloud is not bureau: welcome to choice
By UXC | 25/9/2014
Commentators often compare cloud computing with the bureau computing model widely used 30-40 years ago. This whitepaper discusses the significant differences between the two. • ‘Bureau’ meant being tied to one supplier and their applications, with cloud, there is choice • ICT needs to support business' ongoing improvement with the options available • Cloud supports contestability, which was rare in the world of bureau computing
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Communicating and Collaborating Through the Cloud
By UXC | 16/7/2014
Communicating and Collaborating Through the Cloud by Steve Saunders
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Security and Speed
By F5 Networks | 16/7/2014
Security is an intrusive mechanism that is often seen to interfere with normal business operations. Nonetheless, security is essential to the normal operation of the business, and the right security mechanisms and approaches can minimize performance degradation.
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Rackspace Hosting Links Dedicated Servers to Cloud for Maximum Scalability and Flexibility
By F5 Networks | 16/7/2014
Rackspace Hosting, the world’s leading specialist in hosting and cloud computing, wanted to offer its customers an easy way to link dedicated managed servers to cloudbased servers. The company used Application Delivery Networking devices from F5 to help build a hybrid service called RackConnect.
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Mitigating DDoS Attacks
By F5 Networks | 14/7/2014
The most basic network attacks attempt to overwhelm a defensive device with sheer volumes of traffic. Sometimes these volumetric attacks are designed to overload the connections-per-second (CPS) capacity (e.g., the ramp-up rate). Learn how to mitigate DDoS attacks
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IDC Vendor Spotlight: Optimising Application Performance
By F5 Networks | 13/7/2014
This IDC Vendor Spotlight examines how enterprises and service providers can tap on next-generation application delivery solutions to increase the availability of applications to end users.
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The F5 DDoS Protection Reference Architecture
By F5 Networks | 13/7/2014
A guide for security and network architects in designing, deploying, and managing architecture to protect against increasingly sophisticated, application-layer DDoS attacks.
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Skyscape Captures Market with New Cloud Services
By VCE | 19/5/2014
This report encompasses how a UK entry-level company, Skyscape Cloud Services, secured government procurement framework status and won significant new business in just 10 months.
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Field Service at a Crossroads: Mobility, Cloud and the Internet of Everything
By ClickSoftware Technologies | 30/4/2014
Internet expansion is moving beyond desktops and LANs, but many field service organizations have yet to explore the benefits of the Internet of Everything and expanded mobile connectivity. This whitepaper discusses the four basic usage models born from new data streams and services.
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