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  • Confusion in the cloud

    The IT industry is awash with jargon and acronyms – BYOD, CYOD, COPE, PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, … the list goes on and now there is an new one according to Adam Davison from Cloud Distribution 

  • The cloud takes the green tint off SAP

    The shift by users towards the cloud has also pushed the responsibility for emissions away from the user causing SAP a few problems finds Billy MacInnes 

  • Data – the lifeblood of a business

    David Ellis, director of technology and services, ComputerLinks, looks at the importance of protecting data 

  • Can Twitter really be worth more than $24bn?

    As Twitter shares start trading Billy MacInnes wonders if the social media firm really is worth its valuation 

  • Heavy clouds need optimising for ISV growth

    Neil Cornish, managing director, M7 Managed Services, insists it is time for hosted providers to come clean, move away from inappropriate technologies and embrace dedicated cloud appliances 

  • The great cloud computing scandal

    New research from Rackspace prompts Nick Booth to take a good look at why some companies seem to be overstating how committed they are to the cloud 

  • In the world of cloud services, let VARs be VARs

    John Zanni, vice president of service provider marketing and alliances at Parallels, tells us why he thinks a back-to-basics approach will help the channel win more SME cloud business 

  • Attacking the cyber security opportunity

    Cloud Distribution’s Adam Davison calls for the channel’s help in bringing bleeding-edge security vendors to wider attention 

  • Cloudy with a chance of windfalls

    Mimecast vice president of strategic alliances, Julian Martin on why it's vital for the channel to pick the right partner if they are to make any money from the cloud 

  • Cloud computing: changing the roles of the channel

    Colleen Smith, vice president SaaS/Cloud at Progress Software, looks at how the hosted world is changing things for the channel