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What is Private Cloud? Definition, architecture, and examples

Private cloud infrastructure emerged as a solution to some of the drawbacks of public cloud services. Although the private cloud has similarities to public cloud architecture, it distinctly provides a proprietary framework dedicated to a single organization. Cloud services are agile and scalable, and many companies have already made the choice to move away from […]

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The evolution of cloud servers in modern computing

Cloud computing has drastically changed how information technology (IT) professionals utilise technology. This infrastructure has enabled businesses to use online tools, platforms, and storage spaces, thereby reducing the costs and operational requirements of having a physical setup. Leveraging the cloud reduces costs in data storage, application execution, operations scaling, and more. Due to this and […]

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Understanding cloud server pricing: What you need to know

Cloud costs are an essential overhead for today’s future-focused business, but with often complex cloud server pricing and a raft of cloud pricing models to choose from, managing cloud expenses carefully is critical to optimising the investment. Cloud services are agile and easily scalable, far easier to maintain, and don’t come with up-front capital costs. […]

Cost Optimisation

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Achieving peak performance in cloud-based game development

In the fast-paced world of gaming, where every millisecond counts, optimising your cloud infrastructure is crucial. Amid economic challenges, gaming companies strive to cut costs without compromising performance. Looking into alternative cloud providers can lead to a reduction in expenses, enhanced efficiency, and an improved gaming experience for users. The high-stakes game of cloud infrastructure […]

Cost Optimisation

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UpCloud’s pricing beats both AWS and Azure in recent analysis

Cost optimisation is the phrase on the lips of everyone in the tech world at the moment and we can see why. For businesses who run mission-critical services on the Cloud, cost optimisation is an important exercise and one we would encourage everyone to think about. But if your business is beginning to compare different […]

Comparisons

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UpCloud and Montel – Partnership to bring Kubernetes to Cloud Natives

UpCloud partner programme member and software company, Montel Intergalactic, delivers DevOps expertise to clients across all parts of the software lifecycle and creates future-proof cloud infrastructure for clients on UpCloud. We spoke to Lauri Kainulainen, CTO of Montel, to explore how beneficial a tight-knit partnership is for cloud computing, and why the businesses who switch […]

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Vision and culture

How Elastisys works with UpCloud to ensure GDPR compliance for its customers

As one of UpCloud’s fastest-growing partners, Elastisys delivers a security-hardened Kubernetes platform that is built for EU compliance as well as fully managed on European cloud servers. We spoke to Johan Tordsson, CEO of Elastisys, to explore how the partnership works and why European businesses must ensure they run on a European-based cloud platform to […]

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How UpCloud can help you optimise operations and minimise risks

‘Uncertainty’ has been the business buzzword of the 2020s so far, and the turbulence isn’t over yet. It’s a sign of the economic times that businesses all over the world are weighing up their appetite for growth, but as our CEO Antti Vilpponen put it in a previous blog post, ‘wise management minimises risk’. It’s […]

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How global events revealed business risks in cloud services

Today’s organisations are so used to the efficiency and flexibility of cloud services that only a few would be eager to return their data to self-maintained servers. However, the changed global situation has brought new political and geographical risks to the management teams’ agendas. These risks directly impact the globally distributed data centre networks powering […]

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