2015 saw the cloud industry mature as a whole, with growth across private, public and hybrid cloud.
28 per cent overall, according to Synergy Research. 
Synergy Research Group’s chief analyst Jeremy Duke commented on their research:
In many ways 2015 was the year when cloud became mainstream. Across a wide range of cloud applications and services we have seen that usage has now passed well beyond the early adopter phase and barriers to adoption continue to diminish."
So we thought we would look back at 2015 in review by looking at our most popular blog posts.
Managed services, DevOps, accelerated application lifecycles and unified communications all feature: a strong indication of the direction of the market.
It’s all about being lean. Getting help from external experts where it’s more worthwhile than sourcing expertise in-house, and improving your business quickly and often through regular code releases – all enabled by the cloud.
On that note, here are the 5 most popular Claranet blog posts from 2015.
You don’t need to do everything yourself. Why not procure experience and expertise ‘as-a-service’ when and where it makes sense? If you can find the right balance, working with an MSP can be a game changer for your business.
In an application-first world, your IT department’s new job is to accelerate the application lifecycle. Here’s how.
Software is “eating the world”. Respond by making sure your applications are best-in-class. Read on to find out how.
Traditional application development methodologies no longer cut the mustard. The cloud has proven to be a game-changer in this regard – but it’s not as easy as it first seems …private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud? There’s no one cloud solution to rule them all.
Cloud collaboration tools, social networks, shadow IT, the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, remote and mobile working – all these trends are converging and leaving enterprises with more complexity and less oversight and control of their communications than ever before. So here are 20 amazing ways that we can improve your business communications with Hosted Voice.