Kubernetes Flaw is a “Huge Deal,” Lays Open Cloud Deployments

December 5, 2018

A critical privilege-escalation vulnerability (CVE-2018-1002105) has been uncovered in the Kubernetes open-source container software, which is a fixture in much of today’s cloud infrastructure. It could allow an attacker unfettered, remote access for stealing data or crashing production applications. It […]

IT departments are still grappling with cloud and container technology

November 26, 2018

Blockchain offers truly beneficial advantages in many industries, even as financial services put it through early production use cases. These range from cross-border payments and share trading, to smart contracts and identity management. However, despite endless industry hype for its […]

How to avoid the coming cloud integration panic

November 20, 2018

You are trying to get an end-of-quarter report out and you’re having some trouble. It seems that while sales are recorded on a public cloud system, inventory is recorded on an on-premises system. You need to combine both data stores […]

Cloud clients

Technology company improves agility and growth with IBM Cloud

December 10, 2018

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

As artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality and the Internet of Things (IoT) increasingly influence our everyday lives, the demand for sophisticated chips to support these innovations is on the rise. Nanometer-scale chip fabrication is extremely complex and requires the highest […]

Deployment Models, Others

Which comes first: Multi-cloud management maturity or IT excellence?

December 10, 2018

Via: CIO

You’ve heard the popular causality problem, “Which came first: the chicken or the egg?” The dilemma comes from the fact that all chickens hatch from eggs, while all chicken eggs are laid by chickens. After reading the recent ESG Research […]

Cloud Computing Issues

The path to cloud security goes through integration

December 7, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The cloud security problem is not really a problem any more. Indeed, we have the best security technology in the public clouds these days, and in some cases it’s better than what’s in the on-premises systems that are no longer […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud

December 6, 2018

Via: CIO

On September 4, 2018, a cooling problem in a data center created an outage for Microsoft Azure cloud that impacted companies across the south central United States. “Azure was down for most of one business day,” said one IT professional. […]