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    November, 2011

    • Why companies are turning to Microsoft private cloud solutions

      Cloud computing is at an inflection point. According to Forrester Research, the global market for cloud computing will grow to more than $241 billion in 2020 . With the rapid growth in cloud services and increasing industry hype, customers are making decisions today – about where to invest and...
    • Competing in a 21st century global marketplace

      The process of globalisation may have been underway before the internet revolution really kicked into gear, but day-by-day the web is helping to break down geographical boundaries. Without doubt, high-speed broadband has accelerated the pace of change, leaving few businesses and consumers in the developed...
    • Irish music industry gains transparency with cloud computing

      Formed in 1995, the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) is a non-profit national organisation that administers performing rights and distributes royalties for copyrighted music in Ireland to songwriters, composers, and music publishers. Broadcasters, venues, and businesses that play copyrighted material...
    • 'Anywhere Working' consortium launched

      Transport Minster Norman Baker announced the formation of the 'Anywhere Working' consortium in a speech given on 17 November. The consortium has been formed to help British employers understand the benefits of providing flexible working environments and to enable employees to access the tools that they...
    • Big data and the cloud

      Peter Elleby, IT Director at natural search specialists Hydra, talks to The Register. On 3 October, Peter Elleby told Register host Lucy Sherrif, Dale Vile from Freeform Dynamics and Dr Michael Newbury from Microsoft, why he chose the cloud route, and specifically SQL Azure. This engaging conversation...