Research conducted by Tata Communications has found that organisations with 500+ employees are seeing tangible benefits from cloud computing.
Eighty-five per cent say cloud had lived up to industry hype, with 23 per cent declaring that cloud had exceeded their expectations.
According to the global survey, this groundswell of positive opinion has been contributed to by enterprises experiencing tangible benefits when using cloud services – with 83 per cent of enterprises feeling they have experienced benefits they did not expect to see. The most popular of these benefits cited by respondents were: increased productivity (69 per cent), better access to data (65 per cent), and reductions in costs (63 per cent).
Virtus Data Centres has announced that TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) will expand its global IP backbone infrastructure (AS1299) into Virtus’ London2 data centre in Hayes. As such, Virtus customers are provided with a direct, uninterrupted path between 200 PoPs throughout North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
Certus Technology Group has acquired an experienced Sage solutions provider, extending its software services available to clients to cover the full spectrum of IT support, as well as its geographical reach.
NG Bailey’s IT Services division has achieved the Advanced Data Centre Architecture Specialisation from Cisco. This specialisation recognises NG Bailey as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, design and deploy comprehensive Cisco data centre solutions.
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (CLG) Eric Pickles has visited the Harlow Enterprise Zone (EZ) to mark the beginning of construction work that will pave the way for the delivery of a world class, state-of-the-art data centre campus and business park.