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IDE Group cloud investment ensures choice for customers

Transitioning from on-premise to cloud based infrastructures, or cloud delivered services, is a key component of the IT strategy for many businesses. We’ve recently focused investment on our own cloud offering to ensure we can offer customers the cloud services they need at a competitive price. We have made a significant investment in the [...]

By |2018-06-22T13:08:32+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Blog, Cloud and Hosting|

Control over multiple cloud services a prerequisite for success

It’s difficult enough to match the right cloud service to a given workload. An even greater potential challenge, and one that’s often not considered until too late, is how to manage and control a multiple cloud service environment once it’s in operation. We commissioned a research firm to survey IT managers at 100 UK [...]

Five reasons colocation is continuing to grow

Given the rapid growth of public cloud services since they emerged a little over 10 years ago, is colocation still a relevant business solution? Continued rapid growth in our colocation services, especially in our South London data centre in central Croydon, with its proximity to the City of London, indicates the answer is a [...]

How to choose a data centre

It can be a big step to move your IT infrastructure from the 'safety' of your main office into a data centre facility. While colocation services can save you both time and expenditure, there are some things that are important to consider when you’re selecting a facility. We’ve listed the ten most important considerations [...]

By |2017-11-28T16:24:48+00:00July 13th, 2017|Blog, Cloud and Hosting|

IDE Group public sector framework compliant solutions

28.11.2016 | If you work in the public sector, you’ll know how careful you have to be over procurement. When selecting solutions to specific challenges, you need certainty on their ongoing quality and the value they will provide to citizens. It’s you that’s held accountable for how you’ve spent tax payer’s money. IDE Group is [...]

By |2017-11-29T12:18:54+00:00November 28th, 2016|Blog, Cloud and Hosting|

Data Centre vs Colocation

11.04.2013 | This blog will take a look at understanding the difference between data centres and colocation. Many people use these two terms interchangeably, but they do have somewhat different meanings which it is helpful to understand. A data centre is a physical building with power infrastructure, cooling resources and security measures which is designed to house IT [...]

By |2017-09-12T09:52:48+00:00April 11th, 2013|Blog, Cloud and Hosting|