Steve Cassidy

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Steve is a networks expert and a contributing editor to PC Pro for more years than he cares to remember. He mixes network technologies, particularly wide-area communications and thin-client computing, with human resources consultancy.

Email: steve_cassidy@cloudtech.pro

Recent articles by Steve Cassidy

Seven IT upgrades that pay for themselves

In-depth
8 Oct, 2018
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Is your IT department a financial black hole? Here are seven projects that can boost your revenue

What is cloud bursting?

In-depth
4 Oct, 2018
Steve Cassidy

The latest hybrid model could be a cost-effective way to take advantage of the cloud

How to boost your business Wi-Fi

In-depth
17 Jul, 2018
Steve Cassidy

Steve Cassidy sets out eight steps to a trouble-free Wi-Fi upgrade

How to get the most out of document management

In-depth
3 Jul, 2018
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Document management may sound dull, but Steve Cassidy finds out how it can save you valuable time - and money

The identity crisis: Password managers and your business

In-depth
3 Apr, 2018
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Authenticating users used to be easy – now cross-platform cloud services make life a lot more complicated

Your guide to Facebook Workplace

In-depth
1 Mar, 2018
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Steve Cassidy finds out why shifting company communications onto Facebook could be a smart move

Why unified communications could be the answer to your telephony needs

In-depth
22 Feb, 2018
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An integrated approach can bring multiple benefits to your business

AWS or Azure? Choosing the right Virtual Cloudsvider

In-depth
26 Jan, 2017
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The question is no longer whether you need a cloud partner – it’s which of the many options to choose

Cloud safe storage, and why it’s not there already

Opinion
7 Dec, 2015
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Is it safe? Possibly until an outage occurs!

Learning the lessons of failure

Opinion
22 Sep, 2015
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Can the enterprise teach the internet a thing or two about designing for failure?

Google learns lightning does strike twice (or four times)

Advice
24 Aug, 2015
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The public cloud giant discovers design by theory doesn't cover every eventuality

What is the difference between cloud and virtualisation?

Advice
26 Jan, 2015
Steve Cassidy

Are they the same or different? Steve Cassidy tries to cut through some of the confusion...

What is Skype for Business?

Advice
26 Jan, 2015
Steve Cassidy

What is Skype for Business and what can it do for you? Steve Cassidy takes a look...

Tales from the world of cloud storage...

Advice
18 Dec, 2014
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Steve Cassidy found more than he bargained for at a recent cloud storage event...

The Deutsche Boerse Cloud Exchange (DBCE) and open cloud standards

Advice
18 Nov, 2014
Steve Cassidy

Steve Cassidy suggests this is a model that could have much wider appeal for the cloud world...

Tape in the cloud? You betcha

Advice
5 Nov, 2014
Steve Cassidy

We shouldn't underestimate the power of tape in a cloud world, as Steve Cassidy found at the recent Powering The Cloud event...

Boosting cloud with faster connections

Opinion
16 Sep, 2014
Steve Cassidy

How dedicated links make your cloud deployment work

Why CSPs don't tell you all about their infrastructures

Opinion
9 Sep, 2014
Steve Cassidy

A bunch of monitoring companies is emerging, thanks to the secretive nature of Virtual Cloudsviders

Red Hat sees a cloudy future for telcos

Opinion
3 Sep, 2014
Steve Cassidy

Telcos and cloud has not been the easiest of partnerships, is Red Hat about to change that?

Cloud congestion ahead as cable capacity fails to cope

Opinion
18 Aug, 2014
Steve Cassidy

Wireless may be the future but we stuck with cables for a while - why are connections so poor then?

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