Premium Content

Access "Totaljobs hires public cloud services for agility, better performance"

Published: 04 Nov 2013

Totaljobs Group, the recruitment firm behind Totaljobs.com in the UK, has been using public cloud services including AWS services, Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 for improved performance, agility and robust IT infrastructure. When Totaljobs Group was sold by Reed Business Information (RBI) to StepStone, a European online jobs firm, in April 2012, the IT team had to move out of RBI’s datacentre on to its own IT infrastructure. Instead of building its own datacentre or using a colocation facility, the IT team decided to adopt public cloud services. “RBI had already done some due diligence around security and reliance on the public cloud and had identified AWS [Amazon Web Services] to host some of their workloads,” said Edward Vassie, the database architect at Totaljobs Group. The recruitment firm’s IT team decided to use AWS too. “As due diligence around security was already done, it was just a matter of investigating whether AWS could cope with our workloads and if it is suitable to our business requirements,” Vassie said. The team then proposed to ... Access >>>

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

What's Inside

Features

More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • Cloud enabling the banking industry
    Cloud enabling the banking industry.jpg
    E-Handbook

    This report explores how the banking industry architecture network (Bian) service landscape may be used to define a comprehensive commercial ...

  • CW Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Collaboration
    CWE_BG_0514_collaboration.jpg
    E-Handbook

    In this 10-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly highlights what the IT leader needs to know to decide on the future of the organisation's ...

  • Getting to grips with BYOD
    Getting to grips with BYOD.jpg
    E-Handbook

    BYOD is proliferating, but the smart move is to recognise that the device is ultimately far less important than the applications it runs and the data...