Microsoft: Here’s what caused our recent Azure cloud-computing services outage

April 6, 2021

Via: ZDnet
Category: Global Cloud

Microsoft has revealed the root cause of the recent outage affecting Azure, which lasted about an hour and was due to a surge in Domain Name System (DNS) requests coupled with a code defect. Users were reporting that Azure Portal, […]

You could be hacked and not know it

March 30, 2021

Category: Cloud Security

You have to respect that ransomware attacks let you know you’ve been attacked. You’ll have an opportunity to defend yourself and batten down the hatches. However, a rising tide of cyberattacks is much more sneaky about things. Called “stealth hacking,” […]

5 Cloud Security Must-Haves in 2021

March 24, 2021

Organizations undertaking the move to the cloud face a blizzard of sometimes confusing buzzwords. There’s hybrid cloud, multicloud, digital transformation, microservices and so much more. While these terms can be confusing, the key element to keep in mind is that […]

Global Cloud

Our cloud complexity bias may be hurting business

April 6, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I was listening to my podcast feed again this weekend, and beyond the true crime shows, I did listen to something more work related. The question asked on this episode was a profound one, not typically asked in the tech […]

Global Cloud

Are industry clouds an opportunity or a distraction?

April 2, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Industry clouds are a bundle of cloud services, tools, and applications that focus on the most important use cases in a specific industry. The most common industry clouds are designed for the retail, healthcare, government, and finance sectors. This might […]

Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Hybrid Cloud

Successful digital transformation using cloud-ready storage

April 2, 2021

Via: TechRadar

The havoc wreaked on societies and economies by the pandemic has led to a surge in digital transformations and shed light on the advanced capabilities making them possible, namely hybrid cloud storage and AI. According to a recent report from […]