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Cloud Security

Operationalizing CNAPP: Your key to mature cloud security

June 13, 2024

Via: CIO

More and more, we’re seeing businesses shift operations to the cloud. While the pandemic accelerated migration rates as companies sought to better support remote workers, the cloud had been gaining popularity for years thanks to its agility, scalability, and cost-efficiency […]


Cloud Security

Backup lessons learned from 10 major cloud outages

June 12, 2024

Via: Network World

I’ve always called for independent backups of everything. Whether it’s in your data center, an IaaS vendor like AWS, or a SaaS vendor like Microsoft 365, it needs independent backup. However, some people believe we should trust the cloud vendors […]


Global Cloud

AWS offers new AI certifications

June 11, 2024

Via: CIO

With a shortage of IT workers with AI skills looming, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is offering two new certifications to help enterprises building AI applications on its platform to find the necessary talent. One of the certifications, AWS Certified AI […]


Cloud Security

A CISO game plan for cloud security

June 11, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

As businesses increasingly migrate to the cloud, chief information security officers (CISOs) face numerous critical challenges in ensuring robust cloud security. Don’t believe me? Experts highlighted this at the recent Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit. Gartner projects a significant […]


Cloud Security

Fortinet grabs cloud security player Lacework

June 10, 2024

Via: Network World

Fortinet has reached an agreement to buy cloud security company Lacework for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2015, Lacework is known for its cloud-based machine learning, AI and automation technology that lets customers manage and secure cloud workflows. Its security […]


Cloud Security

Cloud security challenges are growing. Here’s why traditional SOC tools are failing to address them

June 5, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The cloud will become a cornerstone of enterprise operations as IDC estimates that by 2025, there will be over 750 million cloud-native applications globally. Additionally, over 90% of organizations anticipate employing a multi-cloud approach over the next few years. Considering […]


Cloud Clients

Norwegian Cruise charts AI adoption course after 15-month AWS migration

June 5, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

NCLH is reaping the rewards of its ongoing digital transformation. The company handled record volumes without any known performance or availability issues during its largest traffic event in November 2023, Mortakis said in the announcement. During the cruise company’s investor […]


Cloud Security

Major service tag security problems reported in Microsoft Azure

June 4, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Tenable Research has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Azure service tags that “allows an attacker to bypass firewall rules … by forging requests from trusted services.” “The vulnerability was discovered initially in the Azure Application Insights service, but we and […]


Service Models

AI is wild card in data center energy demand, say electricity researchers

June 4, 2024

Via: Network World

Data centers could consume upwards of 9% of US electricity generation by 2030, more than double the amount currently used, although the role AI contributing to the demand, a new study has found. In its white paper, “Powering Intelligence: Analyzing […]


Service Models

Singapore looks to boost AI with plans for quantum computing and data centers

June 3, 2024

Via: ZDnet

Singapore is looking to carve out a global footprint in artificial intelligence (AI) with the release of international standards for large language model (LLM) testing and investments in quantum computing and new data center capacity. Quantum has the potential to […]


Global Cloud

AT&T taps Cisco fixed 5G wireless gateways for WAN service

May 30, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco Meraki rolled out 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) gateways, and AT&T said it will use them to offer a new service for business branch offices. The new Meraki MG cellular MG52 and MG52E gateways fill out the high-end of […]


Global Cloud

Faultless with serverless: Cloud best practices for optimized returns

May 30, 2024

Via: CIO

As enterprises increasingly embrace serverless computing to build event-driven, scalable applications, the need for robust architectural patterns and operational best practices has become paramount. Enterprises and SMEs, all share a common objective for their cloud infra – reduced operational workloads […]


Service Models

SAP AI pact with AWS offers customers more gen AI options

May 29, 2024

Via: CIO

SAP is expanding its AI ecosystem with a partnership with AWS. Such AI partnerships are important for SAP, said Chief Technology Officer Jürgen Müller, pointing to other cooperations, for example with IBM, the chip manufacturer Nvidia and various universities. In […]


Global Cloud

HPE sets timetable for leaving China as it refocuses investments

May 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has quietly amended its timetable for divesting its stake in Chinese cloud services company H3C and announced the sale of part of its communications technology group (CTG). “Our priority is to focus on the markets most relevant […]


Global Cloud

Partitioning an LLM between cloud and edge

May 28, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Historically, large language models (LLMs) have required substantial computational resources. This means development and deployment are confined mainly to powerful centralized systems, such as public cloud providers. However, although many people believe that we need massive amounts of GPUs bound […]


Deployment Models, Others

Complexity snarls multicloud network management

May 23, 2024

Via: Network World

Operational complexity, integration challenges, governance blind spots, and skills gaps are just a few of the issues that can hamper multicloud network management. Gaining firm control over a multicloud network environment can deliver performance, efficiency, and security gains – but […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft Build 2024: Cloud infra updates include Cobalt 100-based VMs, access to Copilot in Azure

May 21, 2024

Via: Network World

At its Build 2024 event in Seattle this week, Microsoft released updates to its cloud infrastructure to bolster support for all workloads, including AI-related ones. The updates includes new Azure virtual machines (VM), a new provisioning service, and options for […]


Global Cloud

How to improve cloud-based generative AI performance

May 21, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

It’s Monday. You come into the office only to be met with a dozen emails from your system development teammates requesting to speak with you right away. It seems that the generative AI-enabled inventory management system you launched a week […]


Cloud Security

12 principles for improving devsecops

May 20, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

I once transitioned from a SaaS CTO role to become a business unit CIO at a Fortune 100 enterprise that aimed to bring startup development processes, technology, and culture into the organization. The executives recognized the importance of developing customer-facing […]


Global Cloud

How to build a successful agile development culture – and why your business needs one

May 20, 2024

Via: CIO

To keep pace with the growing complexity of software development, organizations have spent years working to implement agile practices into their developer experience. Agile practices are a set of software development methodologies centered around the idea of iterative development, where […]