Tag: cloud computing

Global Cloud

‘Cloud only’ policies are as bad as ‘no cloud’ ones

September 10, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Here’s what Gartner said back in 2016: “By 2020, a corporate ‘no cloud’ policy will be as rare as a ‘no internet’ policy is today. Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the defensive no-cloud stance that dominated many large providers […]

Global Cloud

Cloud security: Inside the shared responsibility model

September 9, 2019

Via: CSO Online

In the latest major cloud security foul-up, Capital One suffered a data breach, which affected 100 million people in the United States, and 6 million in Canada. It wasn’t just Capital One caught with their security pants down. We now […]

Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Private Cloud

Making the Case for Network Segmentation in AWS

September 4, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Network segmentation is a concept that dates back to the start of enterprise IT systems. The simplest demonstration of this is separating application and infrastructure components with a firewall. This concept is now a routine part of building data centers […]

Global Cloud

Settling the edge computing vs. cloud computing debate

September 3, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’m beginning to hear a lot of noise from the tech press warning that cloud computing is in danger from emerging edge computing technology. As somebody who works on both sides of the network, I want to clear a few […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

What multicloud really costs

August 30, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Multicloud is becoming the de facto standard. Indeed, a solid 84 percent of the respondents in the RightScale report use more than four cloud providers, including both the public and private clouds. (Note, RightScale is now part of Flexera.) However, […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

How Hybrid Cloud Simplifies Data Sovereignty Challenges

August 27, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Many organizations are turning to the public cloud, taking advantage of the speed it enables developers to deploy applications in their organizations. According to IDG in their 2018 Cloud Computing Survey, 73% of organizations have at least one application, or […]

Global Cloud

Is Cloud Computing the Next Natural Step in Tech?

August 26, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

Let’s face it: a few years back, there weren’t that many companies who loved the idea of storing important information in the cloud. The data had to be kept on-site, in secure servers that could be watched and maintained by […]

Global Cloud

Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

August 9, 2019

Via: Cloud Computing

Databases are like cars. You have the vintage cars that everyone looks back on fondly, and now they cost 20 times what they did back in the 1970s. Also, you have the new cars that don’t have the same sex […]

Global Cloud

Is It Safe? Growing with the Cloud

August 7, 2019

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Oh no! Not again! Another massive data breach: 106 million individuals have their data stolen. This time it is from Capital One. All the data was located on Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform. Is the cloud safe? We were […]

Global Cloud

2 things you probably forgot in cloudops planning

August 6, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The focus of cloud operations, or cloudops, should be to create processes, approaches, and tool stacks that will allow you to run cloud-based systems long term, with no outages and a high degree of business satisfaction. Your ability to serve […]