Here you can find insights, advice and tools to help steer you smoothly and securely along your cloud journey.

Easily manage your Cloud Direct account with improved PROVIDE portal

New updates to Cloud Direct's PROVIDE™ portal empowers customers to take control of their cloud services billing, usage and support, all from their own personalised dashboard.

Will data centre modernisation make IT managers obsolete?

The role of the IT manager isn't dead, but it is changing. We spoke to a customer who found they're IT manager could move into a more strategic role after modernising their data centre.

Cloud Direct in Top 50 Fast Growth Businesses in the South West

Cloud Direct has been named one of the Top 50 Fast Growth businesses in the South West by Trinity Mirror PLC and has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Technology and Innovation award.

DRaaS: a giant leap towards data centre modernisation

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is better than traditional ways of managing DR. And that is an indisputable fact. It’s cheaper, more flexible and easier to test. But there’s also much more to it than that.

From lockdown to liberation: How Microsoft 365 drives business transformation

Microsoft 365 can provide a productive and secure working environment. Recently, moving to Microsoft 365 has benefitted two of our customers operating in highly regulated sectors.

Scope empowered by MyAzure to achieve charitable objectives

Disability charity Scope took control of their data centre billing with Cloud Direct’s online real-time portal, to see exactly what they were spending at any given time in the month.

Key perceived barriers to cloud adoption

Highlights the key perceived barriers to adoption of the cloud and the top priorities for the coming year.

Why Disaster Recovery testing is so much easier with cloud

Disaster Recovery (DR) is important. We all know that. We only need to remember what’s happened to companies like BA and many others when things have gone wrong in the past.

Why new cloud billing tools are like getting a smart meter for your IT

When people discuss the benefits of cloud, they often talk about the control you can get over cost and the fact you can turn IT resources on and off as you please.

Whitepaper: Myth busting the key barriers to cloud adoption

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