Gareth Cartman

Social Listening, Integration Into The Cloud

By Gareth Cartman | June 15, 2015

Social Listening In The Cloud Yes, you still have work to do… There’s a great Eddie Izzard routine from the 90s where he’s got a new printer. It’s going to change my life, he declares. It’s going to do everything

Churning It Up In The Cloud

By Gareth Cartman | May 6, 2015

Cloud Churn There’s plenty of research that backs up our reasoning for a move to the cloud churn. Forrester Research claims that the public cloud computing market will reach $191bn in 2020 (everyone else is doing it); Peer1Hosting claims that

Wargames In The Cloud – Putting Your Systems To The Test

By Gareth Cartman | March 6, 2015

Wargames In The Cloud A lot has been made of the cloud’s role in Business Continuity. How, for instance, a mountain can become a molehill thanks to shelving off your hosted data to a third party in a secure location.

Why The Hybrid Cloud Is Like Having Your Cake And Eating It Too

By Gareth Cartman | February 16, 2015

The Popularity Of The Hybrid Cloud Picture the scene. Your favourite dessert is sat on a serving plate across the room, its frosted flakes of gluttonous goodness luring you in, the scent of sweet buttercream drifting across the air. You

Cloud Security In The Workplace

By Gareth Cartman | January 12, 2015

Workplace Cloud Security Our workplaces are changing and much of it for the better. Increased flexibility – pushed by cloud services – is behind many of the changes. Home working, increased collaboration – it’s all good, and it’s all delivering

Avoiding Obsolescence In The Cloud

By Gareth Cartman | December 1, 2014

The Cloud I was amused to discover this week that Microsoft aren’t supporting Internet Explorer 8 or 9 – with their own CRM software. And that’s telling. It wasn’t that long ago that I visited one of the UK’s largest

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

By Gareth Cartman | November 12, 2014

What is the cloud’s next step? When speculating about where the cloud is heading next, we often think about extra security layers and how hybrid models might grow in prevalence. However, collaboration on the cloud is becoming more of a