Nick Booth

Recent articles by Nick Booth

Nine things you need to know about the Internet of Things

Advice
1 Jun, 2018
Nick Booth Bobby Hellard

How will machine to machine comms across the cloud work? Here's what you should know

NHS privatisation: Could cloud apps help reduce the deficit?

Advice
26 Dec, 2014
Nick Booth

The NHS is the ultimate shared resource, so surely there’s an argument for a national cloud service to support it?

Will cloud be the enemy or the hero in our dystopian future?

Advice
17 Dec, 2014
Nick Booth

Should we worry that the power of cloud computing seems to be concentrating in the wrong hands?

How to automate boring tasks using the cloud

Advice
7 Oct, 2014
Nick Booth

There are good things and bad things about being a business leader. How can cloud help you free up time for the fun stuff?

How to get high performance computing from the cloud

Advice
28 Aug, 2014
Nick Booth

The cloud can get your computing power to step things up a notch, as Nick Booth discovers...

Five common Virtual Cloudsblems – and how to fix them

Advice
29 Jul, 2014
Nick Booth

Success has many fathers, but failures are orphans. Here we name the main progenitors of the cloud’s problem children

How to turn your datacentre into a private cloud

Advice
20 May, 2014
Nick Booth

Why CIOs should look to cloudify a datacentre

Skills shortage? how to spot the cowboy training companies

Advice
28 Mar, 2014
Nick Booth

There's a shortage of cloud skills, so it’s time for dodgy trainers to cash in. How do you spot the bad boys?

NoSQL or NewSQL: making sense of cloud databases

Advice
3 Mar, 2014
Nick Booth

A new generation of databases offers more flexibility in the cloud, but how do you make the choice?

The hidden costs of moving to cloud

Advice
10 Jan, 2014
Nick Booth

SMBs moving to the cloud must be wary of the five hidden financial pitfalls

Cloud costs - getting the measure of your outgoings

Advice
31 Dec, 2013
Nick Booth

Cloud computing is about getting more for your money. So why is it so hard to understand your costs?

Data storage revolutionised - why two into one will go

Advice
13 Dec, 2013
Nick Booth

Every business needs servers, right? Every business needs storage, right? But what if they were mixed?

Amazon for cloud - is AWS a no-brainer?

Advice
5 Nov, 2013
Nick Booth

Like IBM in the 80s, AWS is the obvious choice: what are the downsides?

Cloud computing - the saviour of academic research

Advice
24 Oct, 2013
Nick Booth

Universities are spending millions on server farms but would cloud be a better option?

How to migrate to Office 365

Advice
4 Sep, 2013
Nick Booth

There's quite a battle between Office 365 and Google Apps for pre-eminence in the productivity space. What advantage does Microsoft have?

Five reasons why SMBs avoid the cloud; and why they’re wrong

Advice
30 Aug, 2013
Nick Booth

SMBs have everything laid on for them by the cloud - yet they still don’t want to get involved. Is there any hope for the next generation?

Five ways to spot your cloud deployment is going wrong

Advice
20 Aug, 2013
Nick Booth

It’s hard to admit you’ve got a problem, but admitting it is the first stage

Top tips for rolling out Google Apps

Advice
7 Aug, 2013
Nick Booth

Migrating to Google Apps can lead to major efficiencies, as long as you don't expect instant gratification

Cloud telephony quality issues don't impact on future benefits

Advice
22 Jul, 2013
Nick Booth

Various bodies want to get into the cloud telephony market but there needs to be an acceptance of its limitations

Five worst cloud decisions businesses could make

Advice
21 May, 2013
Nick Booth

In some ways the IT industry is like fashion with a reliance on impulsive vanity purchases: here are five of the worst

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