In an effort to boost UK as a startup hotspot, Rackspace has announced that it will provide selected business startups to be beneficiaries of ¬£12,000 worth of cloud resources¬†(similar to their activities in the US). Through the Rackspace Startup Program, the company has agreed to offer new and emerging businesses with free cloud computing resources…

The largest Television Cable provider in UK, Virgin Media have decided recently to explore other income generating potential for the company. It will use its current fiber optic cable network as its leverage to venture into a cloud-based data center business. The vision for the cloud will be shared with business partner Savvis, an Information…

The undeniable benefits associated with cloud hosting continue to attract businesses that are looking to enhance operational efficiency in conjunction with lowering IT related costs. While the dedicated server environment still maintains substantial market share, it is becoming increasingly difficult for medium size and enterprise level companies to ignore the significant opportunities presented through the…

The G-Cloud project, the government’s own cloud computing project, is already “alive and kicking,” after being put on hold and despite having a skeptical future due to financial constrains, according to delivery board member for the government’s cloud computing project. According to Martin Bellamy, Ministry of Justice official, this project got delayed in 2010 but…

In our increasingly globalised world, small businesses need an working communications network to span the geographically distributed sections of the company. But the business applications required to achieve this are an pricey proposal in our current economic climate. This is making it progressively troublesome for smaller firms to contend with big corporations who hold seemingly…