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There’s a shortage of cloud specialists…but have you considered dedicated servers?

With the many benefits offered by cloud computing, many UK businesses are looking to hire workers with adequate cloud skills. However, new research by Softchoice has shown that there is a shortage of cloud specialists, which could lead to organisations struggling to implement a robust cloud strategy or worse, hiring someone who doesn't have the necessary skills. When you're thinking about data storage and web hosting, you need to be able to turn to someone who knows about the differences...

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Why your business should make the switch to the private cloud in 2017

Private Cloud Is your New Year's resolution to make your business more agile? If you've resolved to do things smarter, faster and more efficiently this year then you need a private cloud solution. The private cloud offers security, flexibility and improved reliability for the business that wants to be more competitive in 2017. Increased security With a private cloud solution, your data doesn't just sit 'somewhere in the (public) cloud'. You'll know exactly where your servers are located and, more importantly, how...

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7 things you need to know about the cloud

Most business owners will have heard of the cloud, but may not yet understand what it's truly all about. This basic primer will get you started. 1. The cloud is not just one individual thing It refers to a range of internet-delivered services delivered by a range of vendors. Not all services will be useful for every business, but many will. A good private cloud provider will be able to assess your business needs and recommend services to help you run...

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2017 – the year of the cloud

As we get to the end of 2016, it stands to reason that everyone from digital marketers to CEOs are looking to push their efforts in the coming year. As opposed to resolutions, here at Clouvider we instead encourage the setting of one achievable goal to help drive business forward. The advancement of the digital age and the expansion of the Internet of Things means 2017 is set to be a big year for cloud storage, telecommunications and technology....

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UK SMEs failing to formalise cloud strategies

2016 has been a huge year for the development and implementation of cloud services. More and more organisations, particularly in the UK, have made the decision to take advantage of the various benefits associated with cloud technology, though recent research has revealed that many SMEs are yet to properly define a tactical strategy. A study carried out by Close Brothers, surveyed almost 1000 small businesses throughout the UK to get a better understanding of their cloud strategy plans. And, according...

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A modern UK dedicated server solution…

UK Dedicated Server Over the years at Clouvider we have seen various different systems enter testing and production - from hobbyist i3 machines to multi-node microclouds. We noticed a thing or two about our modern dedicated servers and how they have changed from the "flagship" UK based dedicated servers offered by many of our competitors when we started trading a few years ago. Lets be honest - they have come a long way in the last few years with modern day systems being optimised...

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Benefit from a new ‘.london’ TLD – before it’s too late

Benefit from a new ‘.london’ TLD – before it’s too late After a considerable wait, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has introduced the dot London (.london) top level domain (TLD). The question for most London-based businesses therefore is whether or not a London web address will be of real, lasting value. In particular, as most business use some form of digital marketing strategy, it is important to consider any SEO benefits of a new ‘.london’ domain. ‘.com’...

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Welcome to our Blog!

Welcome to our blog! We're delighted to welcome you to our new blog, where we’re going to be sharing with you some of what makes us here at Clouvider tick, as well as industry news and advice and tips for optimum cloud hosting. We run a top-end datacentre in London, providing dedicated servers for any company or organisation's needs, and as more people move into the cloud for their online operations, we want to help them along the way. As part of...

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Clouvider Limited joins London Internet Exchange

Clouvider, the UK-based cloud hosting and dedicated server provider, has announced its new membership of the London Internet Exchange (LINX), the global leader of internet exchange points and international peering. The decision to join LINX, which comprises some 690 members connecting from over 66 different countries worldwide, comes as Clouvider responds to an unprecedented new wave of client wins over the first half of 2016. Clients already enjoy the benefits of enterprise class servers built for intensive use which are housed...

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New high performance servers at Clouvider

Cloud hosting and server provider, Clouvider Ltd, has announced that it will be introducing a new generation of high performance dedicated servers in its London datacentre. The servers make use of Intel's Xeon E3 v5 processors and offer a leap forward in terms of performance when compared with previous models. A spokesperson for Clouvider said, "We are delighted to be among the first Cloud Service Providers in the UK to offer the latest Intel Xeon E3 v5 platforms. This will...

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