Esther Kezia Thorpe

Recent articles by Esther Kezia Thorpe

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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Our 5-minute guide to enterprise cloud computing

In-depth
4 Feb, 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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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

What to look for in a secure cloud system

In-depth
24 Jan, 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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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

5 obstacles holding your hybrid cloud strategy back

Advice
26 Oct, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Overcoming these challenges is key to a successful cloud migration strategy

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?

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?

How digital workspaces are changing the way we work

In-depth
12 Feb, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

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

Cloud service providers create spike in server demand

Analysis
31 Jan, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Worldwide server market revenue is up 19.9% year-on-year

56% of businesses have adopted secure file-sharing tools

Analysis
30 Jan, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

But concerns over unauthorised access to SaaS applications linger for some tech decision makers

Cloud security is top priority for 83% of organisations

Analysis
4 Jan, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Companies prize strong cloud defences above all else

Three keys to successful data management

Advice
3 Jan, 2018
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Companies need to take a fresh look at data management to realise its true value

70% of enterprises will be implementing a multi-cloud strategy by 2019

Analysis
5 Dec, 2017
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Many organisations are now likely to be evaluating how their data centres are designed and run over the next year

What is cloud sprawl?

In-depth
21 Nov, 2017
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Cloud sprawl is a challenge for IT managers trying to keep track of cloud instances

What are the risks of cloud adoption?

In-depth
14 Nov, 2017
Esther Kezia Thorpe

As cloud adoption grows, so does the complexity and risk exposure of managing them

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