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

Q&A with our new Key Accounts Manager: Kay Gilbert

This month we’re excited to welcome Kay Gilbert into the fold. Get to know the tennis loving sales guru and newest member of the Cloud Direct team.

Fearless growth: how to disaster-proof your business IT

Disaster-proofing your business isn’t as difficult as it might seem. Find out the the top three ways to disaster-proof your business IT so you can focus on what matters most: growth.

Not just a prickly face – 10 more reasons why hedgehogs are wonderful

It’s no secret we love hedgehogs. Our logo, Eric the hedgehog, was derived from the hedgehog concept. Eric represents that we are good at delivering one big thing, digital transformation through cloud technology.

What gets measured gets done: 5 essential IT KPI's every business needs to monitor

‘By 2020, 67 percent of enterprise IT infrastructure and software will be for cloud-based offerings'. Want to know if it’s the right time to modernise your data centre?

Can the cloud close the gender pay gap?

Males in high-tech companies earn, on average, 25 percent more than women. Now, the gender pay gap is not an issue that can be solved overnight. But you can help to change it with the help of the cloud.

7 questions every business leader needs to ask their CIO

But good leaders employ great people. If you can trust your CIO, then, you don’t need to be an IT expert yourself. But there are some things you need to know. Here are the 7 questions you should ask your CIO today.

Digital Transformation Summit | South West

Digital Transformation and the disruptive technologies it embodies are revolutionising  the business world. From Uber to Airbnb to Purple Bricks, the digital genie is out and is only gaining pace. Cloud Direct’s Digital Transformation Summit is a new event for business leaders that will equip you with the insight and skills you need for your own digital transformation.

Simarco manages rapid growth seamlessly with Azure

Cloud Direct helped Simarco achieve new levels of flexibility and scalability by modernising their data centre; successfully migrating 20 on-premise servers to Azure.

Stop worrying about GDPR – upgrade to Microsoft 365

Everyone knows GDPR is something you must pay attention to and our message is simple. Whatever your situation is right now, upgrading from Office 365 to Microsoft 365 will make your life a lot easier.

What Estonia can teach us about digital transformation

Estonia’s government received an award for leadership this year. The country was a founding member of the D5 alliance of countries that drove e-governance and digital transformation between 2010 and 2016. But how can Estonia help your business?

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