Should we be concerned with Cloud Security?

With more businesses adopting cloud technologies and rising data protection laws, should SMEs be concerned over cloud security? Businesses should take proactive steps to protect their data. Not surprisingly, data security (“Is my data safe?”) and data sovereignty / residency (“Where is my data?”) are key concerns raised by businesses contemplating a move to cloud … Continue reading Should we be concerned with Cloud Security?

Public cloud has risks

Public cloud has risksPublic cloud can be a great solution but it carries risks. If you know what they are then you can manage them. This short video explains. I will be covering how to manage your risks in public cloud contracts in my workshop on 1 October. There are a few places left but you'd … Continue reading Public cloud has risks

Cloud Law Demystified

Cloud has many advantages but it also carries risk if not managed properly. Often people find law confusing or criticise it for it's lack of clarity or that it doesn't keep up with technology. Earlier this year I ran a campaign on Twitter with Cloud Channel TV using the tag #AskFrankJ and they filmed my answers. Off the back of … Continue reading Cloud Law Demystified

Beware – cloud customers are changing

I act for a number of cloud providers. I also act for customers looking to buy cloud services. This gives me a great insight into what customers are asking for from their providers. When I act for providers I pass this information on to them so they can take a view as to whether and … Continue reading Beware – cloud customers are changing

How do you speed up the cloud contracting process?

How do you speed up the cloud contracting process? Phil Wainwright of Digninomica says that contracting often takes weeks and asks how do you speed up the contracting process. Check out my answer in this video filmed by Channel Cloud TV.

Why read the terms if they’re not negotiable?

Why read the terms if they're not negotiable? Neil Cattermull of Compare the Cloud asks "Isn't it just a waste of time reading the cloud provider terms if they're not negotiable?" I give my answer in this short video filmed by Cloud Channel TV.

Should I be concerned if the provider wants to sell out-of-the-box?

Should I be concerned if the provider wants to sell out-of-the-box? Daniel Steeves of DeRisk the Cloud asks "I want to de-risk moving the cloud: should be concerned if the provider wants to sell me an out-of-the-box service?" I give my answer in this short video filmed by Cloud Channel TV.