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What are the top Cloud Computing trends for AWS and Azure in 2022/23?

What are the key trends for cloud technology over the next 18 months? What is going to affect your cloud deployments in the UK as well as around the world. 

There is absolutely no doubt that the cloud market is still on the rise, with recent reports indicating that the global cloud computing market size is set to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 16% by 2026. User spending on cloud services is also expected to increase by around 21.7% in 2022.

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Budgeting for a cloud system is a totally new concept when compared to traditional IT systems, and we see those differences causing significant challenges for many organisations.

In this article, we’ll explore some important issues with AWS cost optimisation, provide advice for controlling your cloud spending, and offer suggestions to increase your ROI with AWS.

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While relying on AWS consultants to support your requirements for the cloud may seem like the best option, this approach will only get you so far before you face limitations and challenges.

Thankfully, there are more cost-effective solutions available that give you the expertise of a consultant while also providing the ongoing management and support that are synonymous with a successful cloud strategy. In this latest article, we explore this comparison in full detail.


Cloud technology has become a critical aspect of modern businesses. If you don’t have sufficient AWS support in place for your cloud deployments, you’re leaving it open to serious risk.

In this article, we explore the options available for cloud support, compare their pros and cons, and help you understand what the best choice is for your business.

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When you have infrastructure in the AWS cloud one of the biggest challenges can be finding someone with the right skills and knowledge to monitor and maintain it.
A fully qualified AWS Consultant can accelerate your cloud adoption, so why are they so hard to find?.

Why consider an AWS hybrid cloud option?

AWS hybrid cloud comprises of an on-premise dedicated server, a private cloud, blended with the use of the Amazon Public Cloud (AWS), they are then linked.

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Choosing Between AWS and Azure

How do you compare cloud providers? We look at familiarity, support, marketplace, SDK's and Cost...

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SaaS, PaaS, IaaS expertise in AWS

igroup has provided managed cloud services for customers since 2010, and AWS since 2015 and have seen the cloud change quite considerably in that time.

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The Cloud in the Renewable energy sector

Using flexible resources in Amazon AWS, energy companies can analyse usage data and use the insight they gain to drive improvements and reduce costs.

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The steps to a successful deployment in the Amazon Cloud

The steps to a successful deployment in the Amazon Cloud
1. Assessment
2. Planning
3. Execution
4. Support and Management

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The right advice to move to AWS prevents issues later

The right advice to move to AWS prevents issues
1. Forgetting to create a cloud strategy
2. Rushing the migration
3. Spiralling Costs
4. Data Security

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Why Monitoring Reduces AWS Costs and Maintain Performance

Why is it that the cost of virtualisation can increase over time while performance can fall below expectations? How do you combat this?

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