Category Archives: Cloud

Cloud Computing – a legal minefield? #igaware #linuxsbs

Cloud computing involves handing over your data to a third party. This is called outsourcing and as with any outsourcing arrangement it comes with legal implications. When outsourcing IT you no longer have control over your IT infrastructure and data, … Continue reading

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GDPR shock for Cloud users #igaware #linuxsbs #GDPR

In May 2018 new legislation comes into effect, across the EU & the UK, called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In a nutshell, GDPR has been created to protect citizens from privacy and data breaches and applies to every … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing – A Reality Check

Cloud Computing is where your data and applications are on a server that is in remote building and you access it over the Internet. There are 2 cloud options: Rented: Where you rent space and applications on someone else’s server. … Continue reading

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Reality Check #sbs #igaware

I recently saw an article entitled ‘Go Ahead and Shoot the Server: End of Microsoft Small Business Server Inspires Cloud Adoption with Small Businesses’. What utter nonsense. It seems that cloud purveyors remain firmly detached from reality. The only thing … Continue reading

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Go Cloudless with the Igaware Linux Small Business Server #Igaware #linuxsbs

‘The cloud’ is just a new name for hosted IT services, where a server is hosted by an IT company connected to the Internet. The cloud is as much marketing hype as a valid method of IT service delivery. In … Continue reading

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Cloud down again

This time it’s Microsoft’s turn to lose their cloud: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14851455

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