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Cloud Industry Forum Member Agile Elephant Launches Updated Checkpoint Report For NHS England’s FutureNHS

November 20, 2023

Agile Elephant has launched an updated checkpoint report for the growth and expansion of NHS England’s FutureNHS (FNHS), a secure collaboration platform open to everyone working in health and care.

Steph MacLeod Joins Cloud Industry Forum Board

September 29, 2023

Steph MacLeod, Director and co-owner of leading technology PR agency Kaizo, has been appointed to the Board.

Cloud Industry Forum and Disruptive Live Join Forces to Deliver State of the art Content to Cloud Industry 

July 13, 2023

Ian Jeffs, ISG Country Manager at Lenovo UKI, Appointed Chairman of the Cloud Industry Forum

June 19, 2023

Ian Jeffs, the Infrastructure Solutions Group Country Manager at Lenovo UK & Ireland, has been appointed as a Director and Chairman to usher in the next phase of Cloud adoption and collaboration in the UK.
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Why you should take Apple Vision Pro seriously

June 12, 2023

Wolters Kluwer appoints Bas Kniphorst as Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Tax & Accounting Europe

June 8, 2023

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting (TAA), a leading global provider of software, integrated workflow solutions, and information for tax, accounting, audit, and compliance professionals, today announced the appointment of Bas Kniphorst as Executive Vice President and Managing Director for TAA Europe, effective June 1.
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Cloud Industry Forum join the Parliamentary Internet, Communications and Technology Forum

May 11, 2023

We are making new steps to get in front of parliamentarians, influencers and policymakers to help our members have a say in new initiatives and potential regulations.

David Terrar takes over from Alex Hilton as Cloud Industry Forum CEO

April 28, 2023

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Cloud increasingly influential in delivering AI and machine learning projects, says Cloud Industry Forum research

April 20, 2023

Cloud is proving influential in helping businesses manage a tough economic climate while continuing to evolve and innovate

Next Cloud Anonymous Event to be Hosted in London

April 6, 2023

MHA Corporate Finance Team advises leading IT services provider Bechtle AG on acquisition of Tangible Benefit UK

March 23, 2023

How companies have protected themselves from the SVB collapse

March 14, 2023

5 Reasons Why Software Development Projects Fail

January 24, 2023

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Software Escrow Predictions for 2023

January 4, 2023

An increase in business insolvencies results in companies seeking software escrow solutions.

UK Cloud Liquidation – Software Escrow is vital says Escrow London as UKCloud is next to fall victim of the insolvency crisis

December 12, 2022

Escrow London urges businesses to look into Software Escrow following an increase in IT company insolvencies

November 8, 2022

Better budgeting and improved intelligence from cloud physical security

November 4, 2022

8 criteria to ensure you select the right cloud service provider

October 3, 2022

As more and more IT systems are externalised, making sure you pick the right cloud providers has become critical to long-term success.

SaaS Escrow – The answers to your FAQs – Part 2

September 29, 2022

As a two-part series, our second article carries on addressing the next two frequently asked questions we come across when talking to customers wanting to find suitable, cost effective and easy to deploy SaaS continuity escrow solutions.

SaaS Escrow – The answers to your FAQs – Part 1

August 16, 2022

There has been a huge shift in cloud and Software-as-a-service (SaaS) adoption globally, notably with government, large enterprise and financial institutions. Here are the findings of an article issued by BMC Software looking at the state of SaaS in 2022.

How much does Software Escrow cost?

June 19, 2022

One question we receive when talking to prospective clients looking into software escrow is, “How much is it going to cost me?”

How enterprise companies are ensuring business continuity when adopting SaaS applications

May 23, 2022

As an increasing number of enterprise companies are shifting to SaaS hosted applications, the demand for software escrow solutions with the ability to provide continuity is rapidly growing.

On cloud nine: Benefits of hosted security for a changing world

May 16, 2022

Morphean’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Martyn Ryder, looks at cloud’s ability to help businesses become more efficient while improving security and operational capabilities.

MHA MacIntyre Hudson advises on Amito investment deal with Harwood Private Equity to fuel rapid growth

March 19, 2022

Amito Ltd secures significant minority investment including follow-on funding from Harwood Private Equity to support rapid growth. The data centre owner and operator, known for its award-winning Tier 3 facility in Reading, looks to build on its continuing success with ambitious plans for expansion. Harwood is supporting these plans through an initial investment and through further committed capital.

41% of organisations believe remote working is still not as secure as the office, says Cloud Industry Forum research

February 24, 2022

In line with the government publishing its post-lockdown roadmap, organisations must act now to shore up home working and ensure this is blended with return to offices.

Continuous Cloud Cost Control with FinOps

February 17, 2022

The move to Public Cloud computing has necessitated changes in the way different parts of the business interact with each other, particularly around procurement, operations, and financial management.

FinOps – Fad, Trend or Essential?

January 20, 2022

What is FinOps?  Why is it important?  Why has it become a thing?  The technology sector is so full of acronyms and jargon terms that it’s hard for us all to keep up.

The 6 Principles of FinOps

January 19, 2022

Often, organizations find themselves struggling to manage cloud spending. They know that their business operations gain speed and agility by using cloud services. However, they struggle with the variable cost structures, which can lead to overrun costs.

The What and Why of FinOps

January 17, 2022

FinOps, also known as Cloud Financial Management, is becoming increasingly important for organizations that leverage the cloud. As the de-facto operating model for the cloud, FinOps helps organizations tie cloud spend directly to business outcomes, helping to add value back into your organization

Creating Safer Co-working and Flexible Spaces to Support the Returning Workforce

December 12, 2021

For many, a return to work in the ‘new normal’ will likely consist of a mixture of home working and some degree of collaborative working, whether within a set environment or dedicated flexible or co-working space.

A business future with artificial intelligence

September 24, 2021

Artificial intelligence is impacting the future of virtually every industry and every human being. AI has acted as the main driver of emerging technologies like big data, robotics and IoT, and it will continue to act as a technological innovator for the foreseeable future

What will the UK GDPR reforms mean to you?

September 19, 2021

The UK government is consulting on proposals to adjust the data protection regime (PDF). After Brexit, the government is keen to flex its muscles to capitalise on the UK’s “independent status and repatriated powers”.

30 million people worldwide acquire digital skills during COVID-19

March 31, 2021

Microsoft and LinkedIn launch next stage to help job seekers and employers move to a skills-based economy.

Leading Microsoft cloud security experts, Softwerx, join the Cloud Industry Forum

January 20, 2021

The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has today announced that the Cambridge and London based IT security services specialists join the IT trade body.