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Cloud is not just a hosted service

February 21st, 2012 Blog, Cloud Platform

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Backbone Connect are currently helping customers to build their own cloud computing environments from their own IT infrastructure. A common misconception of cloud computing is that it is a service provided from someone else’s infrastructure. Technically it is software controlled environment running on IT hardware and virtualisation. To start to understand what this software achieves

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Corporate App Stores are the future

February 13th, 2012 Blog, Cloud Platform

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Imagine an internal IT world like the Mobile App Store, use applications anywhere on any device and download new Apps to make your working life more productive. All the time the App’s you consume are controlled within the corporate environment for security and availability, “that will never happen” I hear you say! Maybe you should.

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London colocation video intro

October 21st, 2011 Blog, Colocation

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A quick intro to our colocation services

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Backbone supports the UK Ecosystem built on Hexagrid’s cloud computing platform

September 29th, 2011 Backbone Connect, Blog, Cloud Platform

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London, United Kingdom, July 28, 2011 – Hexagrid, a leading developer of cloud enablement solutions, announces Backbone Connect as a new datacentre partner joining Link47, a European-based information technology distributor, and Compare the Cloud, a comprehensive cloud consultancy, to expand the ecosystem built to simplify cloud adoption for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) in

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Cloud computing – you’re only as good as your network

September 29th, 2011 Backbone Connect, Blog, Cloud Platform

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Despite being crammed on the station at Ealing Broadway with what seemed like a million tennis fans on my way to the Cloud Computing World Forum this morning, it was actually quite good. Don’t get me wrong, there are lots of service providers there that seem to just be adding the word “cloud” to their

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The impact of “Cloud” on IT

September 29th, 2011 Blog, Cloud Platform

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Stumbled across this survey on the Register. We all have our individual theories and predictions for how IT will be affected by the “Cloud” so if you have a few minutes perhaps you could share your thoughts and experiences with the rest of us. I for one will be keen to see the collated results

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About World IPv6 Day

September 29th, 2011 Blog, Internet

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On 8 June, 2011, Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, Akamai and Limelight Networks will be amongst some of the major organisations that will offer their content over IPv6 for a 24-hour “test flight”. The goal of the Test Flight Day is to motivate organizations across the industry – Internet service providers, hardware makers, operating system vendors and

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World braces for domain name EXPLOSION – ICANN approves dot-everything

September 29th, 2011 Blog, Internet

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During a meeting here at the Raffles City Convention Center in Singapore, ICANN’s board of directors voted 13-1 with one abstention, to approve its new gTLD program, receiving a standing ovation. In January next year, essentially any organisation will be able to submit an application to ICANN for a virtually any gTLD, using the rules

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YourCloudPLatform Simplifies and Accelerates MSP Entry to the Cloud Market

September 29th, 2011 Blog, Cloud Platform

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LONDON, United Kingdom/EWORLDWIRE/Sep. 20, 2011 — Backbone Connect, one of the leading U.K. managed networks and UK colocation providers, announces Your Cloud Platform, an all-inclusive cloud computing package to simplify service provider adoption and channel delivery of cloud solutions in the U.K. Market. Managed from offices in London and Surrey, Backbone Connect has over 500

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