UKFast launches ‘UK’s biggest cloud’

MANCHESTER-based cloud computing group UKFast claims to be launching the UK's largest private cloud service.

It says it has spent £12m on hardware to support eCloud which will seek to rival "elastic" services offered by Amazon and Rackspace that allow customers to quickly increase and reduce the space they need.

UKFast has installed equipment capable of handling petabytes - 1,000 terabytes - of information at its data centres.

Chief executive Lawrence Jones said: “With eCloud we wanted to cr... For the full story register now for free or login below...