Cloud Technology


Acer builds cloud services

Computer manufacturers Acer has acquired US-based iGware in a deal which could rise to $395 million (£42 million).


Interest in cloud continues

US investment in UK cloud-based systems has continued with the acquisition of the Pachube service by LogMeIn.


DFJ Esprit takes stake in CloudApps

CloudApps, a developer of energy management applications, has secured an undisclosed investment amount from technology venture capital investor DFJ Esprit as the business ramps up its international sales operations.


Silver lining: Steve Nicholson

Wi-fi broadband provider The Cloud has been through a radical overhaul in the past couple of years. GB meets the man behind the changes, CEO Steve Nicholson.


Utility computing – Pay-as-you-go IT

Cloud computing is a prime candidate for over-hyped IT buzzword of the year. But what does it mean and how do you try it?