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GDPR – Managing roles either side of the Cloud’s “Silver Lining”…

We’re entering a period where two interesting and concurrent changes will converge, but there’s not yet much discussion about the very serious legal implications of this impending storm… and firms may be inadvertently entering into incomplete IT service contracts without knowing it. You see, on the one hand in Q2 2017, my firm is seeing […]

The Cloud Industry Forum partners with Clover Index recognising the need to benchmark cloud services

The industry body announces partnership with Clover Index to help users get the best comparison of cloud products and providers The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), the industry body whose aim is to raise standards and improve transparency in the cloud sector, has announced its support for Behind Every Cloud’s Clover Index as the benchmarking standard for comparison of Private and […]

Causing a stir and being contentious again…. But was I REALLY?

Last week I did a live webinar on website that caused quite a stir. Making not one, but two slightly sensationalist headlines for followup articles on their site – an interpretation of my views on IT skills repositioning and a summary of my views on a “cloud first” policy. You might need to signup for free to view/read, but […]

Honest Answers to 11 C-Level IT Questions in UK Finance Mid-Market Q1 2017

Forget all the hype. After 35 years in Finance IT consultancy, Ray Bricknell MD of Behind Every Cloud and the creator of the Clover index Cloud Vendor Ratings benchmark tells us what “real world” COO’s of mid-sized Financial Services firms in London are talking to him about most in early 2017, and what he is […]

Clover index Highly Commended Finalists for the Most Innovative SMB Product of the Year at the UK Cloud Awards 2017

We were delighted to be shortlisted as finalists for the Most Innovative SMB Product of the Year at the UK Cloud Awards 2017 and we were highly commended on the night. Alex Hilton CEO of CIF said “We should have a special mention as runner up to Behind Every Cloud – this was the closest […]

451 Research on the Clover index

451 Research: “Private cloud procurement is still very old-fashioned”. “The Clover Index can reduce labor and cost, while meeting regulatory and enterprise requirements.” “Behind Every Cloud’s Clover index service has been ratified and endorsed by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) as the benchmarking index for private cloud services in British regulated industries. Behind Every Cloud is […]

Behind a game changer

In December 2016, the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) formally described the Clover index as “the benchmarking gold-standard for comparison of Cloud Providers who wish to align with the requirements of mid-sized firms in the UK’s regulated markets”. Ray Bricknell of Behind Every Cloud speaks to HFM Technology about the rise of the Clover index and what the future holds.

Cloud Industry Forum ratifies and endorses the Clover index

In December 2016, the Board of the Cloud Industry Forum took the unprecedented step of officially ratifying and endorsing the Clover index as THE benchmarking and Due Diligence standard for buyers of Private Cloud in the UK’s regulated markets. Clover is the first and ONLY benchmarking standard to have achieved such status (is there even […]

Helping you navigate your way through a cloudy sky

Ray Bricknell from Behind Every Cloud joined the TechTalk team to talk about his company that specialises in (as the name suggests!) cloud services. Ray discussed how they provide specialised expert consultancy and the CloverTMCloud Vendor Rating product suite to greatly assist mid-tier organisations to maximize the benefit taken from cloud services, whilst de-risking and expediting […]

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