Cloud: Going private is still a managed service

Digital Planet's Brian Larkin tells Ian Campbell that a private cloud is just the latest evolution of a tried and tested IT service.

1st September, 2012
Brian Larkin, operations director at Digital Planet.

Beware of vendors jumping on the cloud bandwagon, warns Brian Larkin, operations director at Digital Planet: they may not be the service providers they claim to be, and are making it hard for legitimate providers to stand out.

"A lot of people are talking about being a cloud provider but, when you investigate, it's somebody reselling Microsoft or Salesforce," he said. "You can search Google and you'll get loads of names alongside ours - but,...

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