Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

April 12, 2018

Nearly every IT professional dreads unplanned downtime. Depending on which systems are hit, it can mean angry communications from employees and the C-suite and often a Twitterstorm of customer ire. See the recent Samsung SmartThings dustup for an example of […]

The key question for your cloud computing strategy

April 3, 2018

The paths to cloud computing are not all the same. Although many enterprises aggressively use cloud computing to change how they do business, others are just trying to save 20 or 30 percent in ops costs. When it coes to […]

SaaS-ifying your enterprise application? A quick-and-dirty guide

February 9, 2018

Lots of people called it SaaS-enablement, some call it SaaS-ification of software. Whatever you call it, more and more enterprises are looking to turn some enterprise application into a SaaS cloud application. There are several reasons to SaaS-enable an internal […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Docker Releases Enterprise Edition 2.0

April 17, 2018

Via: CRN

Docker released a major update to its container management platform Tuesday that introduces functionality to better support large enterprises building and deploying applications across diverse and distributed environments. Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0 extends the container pioneer’s strengths around operational efficiency […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Cisco Releases Security Upgrades, Teams with ConnectWise

April 16, 2018

Via: Channel Futures

Cisco on Monday announced upgrades to its Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints, new investments in email security, and an expanded security partnership with ConnectWise. The enhancements to AMP for Endpoints security, called Cisco Visibility, are designed to stop malware, […]

Cloud clients

Oracle co-CEO Catz expects acceleration in cloud business

April 16, 2018

Via: Cloud Tweaks

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Oracle Corp co-CEO Safra Catz said on Monday she expects an acceleration in the company’s cloud business after the software maker last month reported sales from its cloud business that fell short of Wall Street expectations. […]