Public or Private clouds for SMEs?
Private clouds are often touted as the answer for the perceived shortcomings of public clouds. Private clouds are cloud environments deployed solely within an organisation, and to be the real thing they need to have rapid elasticity, on-demand self-service, measured service, broad network access and resource pooling.  If any of these characteristics are absent, the solution is not a cloud solution!
Traditional IT roles are dead. Long live traditional IT roles.
The 1960s was a revolutionary period in home entertainment. Television sets proliferated in households and the transistor radio (a relatively new technology) was deemed redundant. The television superseded the radio as the focal point for family entertainment and the longevity – or even the need – of the trusty transistor was questioned. Consumers would cease to…