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Desktop Virtualisation Driven by a need for a more flexible and lower cost desktop computing environment to meet changing business demands, a growing number of organisations are embracing virtual desktop services.
CBR and Fujitsu Jason Stamper talks to two Fujitsu experts - Glenn Fitzgerald, Design and Development Director, and Darren Ratcliffe, Principal Customer Solution Architect - about the benefits of cloud computing.
Infrastructure as a Service Infrastructure as a Service is the corner stone in Fujitsu’s cloud services. IaaS provides the flexibility and cost effectiveness much anticipated by business and crucially delivers the security, resilience and performance required for live business systems hosting. Watch the short trailer or watch the full 9 minute video.
CIO Magazine Editor in Chief interviews Fujitsu CIO and CTO (YouTube.com) Martin Veitch, Editor in Chief of CIO Magazine interviews Fujitsu CIO and CTO David Smith on the uncertainties and issues around enterprise cloud computing, or Infrastructure-as-a-service.
I: Global Intelligence for the CIO
Cloud Computing Resource Centre on CIO.com
All the latest information and resources on how Infrastructure-as-a-Service will drive down costs and increase the flexibility of organisational IT.
Innovation: Government as a Service
G-clouds could save money and boost efficiency – but security is still paramount.
Strategic Focus: Cloud Rights and Responsibilities
Stronger customer guarantees are needed if cloud computing is to attract corporate customers – that’s the view of Gartner’s Global IT Council for Cloud Services.
Innovation: Opening up cloud gateways
How will different cloud services work seamlessly together?
The Big Interview: Cloud dimensions
Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com and software-as-a-service pioneer, on the new world order of cloud computing
Innovation: The Path to Cloud
How should companies stage their strategic journey to cloud computing?
Legal I: What happens when your cloud supplier fails? Losing data in the cloud is a nightmare scenario for CIOs - so check out your provider carefully
The Twitter Cloud Zone
Follow us and debate the latest issues in our Cloud Zone community. Cloud Zone also presents the latest Enterprise Cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service news and opinion moderated by CIO UK reporters.
Opening the Cloud Kimono
Darren Ratcliffe shares his insights into Fujitsu and cloud computing.
Fujitsu IaaS Case Study
Fujitsu now uses its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) trusted cloud service to host its business systems on a shared infrastructure with the security, resilience and performance required for live business systems hosting.
HM Revenue & Customs: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Aspire is responsible for providing IT Services for every HMRC department and is constantly exploring new ways of minimising costs while boosting productivity. Fujitsu is the Aspire infrastructure partner.
In this piece, Fujitsu's Ian Mitchell, Darren Ratcliffe and Mark Poley argue today's cloud affords CIOs unparalleled opportunities to transform the flexibity, agility and fortunes of their businesses for the better. They urge CIOs to move beyond thinking the cloud is only appropriate for low-level services and commodity applications and say the savviest organisations are already realising its exciting potential to add real value for their businesses and boost their ability to innovate products, processes and services.
Collaboration and Pragmatism:
The UK Government’s cloud computing initiative will reduce cost and boost efficiency, but the public sector and its service partners must work hand-in-hand for it to succeed
All organisations have applications that their users cherish. But to reap the full benefits of application outsourcing and cloud computing, they have to let them go.
A sharper focus on Cloud
Retail Banks need a robust, structured approach to moving their business and financial applications into the Cloud, argue Fujitsu’s Andy Stewart, Quentin Creed and Francesco Casi. And that needs to extend to the management of the diverse range of SaaS options available from independent software vendors. Only then will they reap the benefits of greater business agility and increased competitiveness that Cloud promises — without exposing them to undue risk.
Bring Your Own Device:
By encouraging people to use their own devices at work and focusing on services rather than hardware, IT teams have a real chance to deliver enhanced value to the business
Today’s Cloud services can be as secure, resilient and flexible as you need them to be.
Cloud computing is evolving fast. Today, organisations understand that they can use the model to cut costs, increase efficiency and be more responsive to changing market demands. They also know that the Cloud, with a range of ‘public’ and ‘private’ solutions available, can offer the security and information assurance to meet a range of needs.