Tag: cloud systems

Cloud Security

AWS just revealed a host of security upgrades to keep your cloud systems safe

April 25, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Amazon Web Services (AWS) GuardDuty, the company’s threat detection service in the cloud(opens in new tab), is getting three new features that should further strengthen customer security. In a press release, the cloud giant said that EKS Runtime Monitoring, GuardDuty […]

Global Cloud

Managing cloud systems is getting harder for businesses everywhere

April 20, 2023

Via: TechRadar

New research from NetApp has claimed nearly all IT leaders (98%) have been affected by increasing cloud complexity, causing negative impacts extending across the entire business. Furthermore, the cloud is widely seen as critical in businesses ESG outcomes, leaving it […]

Cloud Security

This dangerous new malware wants to target your cloud systems

March 31, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Researchers from SentinelLabs have uncovered a new toolkit cybercriminals are using to breach email and web hosting(opens in new tab) services. The malware toolkit, called “AlienFox”, is being described as “highly modular” and getting regular updates. Most of the tools […]

Global Cloud

IT career roadmap: Cloud architect

August 9, 2022

Via: Info World

Just as there is a growing demand for cloud services among all kinds of organizations, there’s an increased need for technology professionals with related skills. That includes cloud architects, who develop and oversee the organization’s cloud environment. Among their primary […]

Global Cloud

What is a cloud architect? A vital role for success in the cloud

November 8, 2021

Via: CIO

Cloud architects are responsible for managing the cloud computing architecture in an organization, especially as cloud technologies grow increasingly complex. Cloud computing architecture encompasses everything involved with cloud computing, including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, delivery, and networks required to […]

Global Cloud

Which cloud database should you use?

October 12, 2021

Via: Info World

The fundamental principle of cloud systems is a focus on multiple, disposable, and replaceable machines. This has direct consequences for the implementation techniques, and therefore the capabilities of database systems implemented in the cloud. Traditional databases can be roughly classified […]

Global Cloud

Rethinking ‘cloud bursting’

September 15, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

About two years ago I wrote a piece here on the concept of cloud bursting, where I pointed out a few realities: Private clouds are no longer a thing, considering the current state of private cloud systems compared to the […]

Global Cloud

Oracle adds cloud data centers in five countries, sets new 2020 target

February 3, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) said on Monday it had added new cloud computing data centers in five countries and aims to have them in 36 locations by the end of 2020, as it races with (AMZN.O) […]

Global Cloud

Thinking about the security of IoT and the cloud

October 25, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Most of those who implement IoT linked with centralized cloud systems have little clue about security solutions for these architectures. You need to keep a few things in mind. First, this is all about data security. You’re persisting data on […]

Global Cloud

Cyber attackers exploiting poor cloud security

August 22, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Despite 42% of organisations saying they are concerned about cloud security, many are failing to carry out security testing or follow best practices, a study shows. The potentially devastating effects of poor cloud security was illustrated recently with a data […]

Global Cloud

How to avoid Cyber Monday stress in your cloud systems

November 27, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Did your cloud application, retail or not, make it through Cyber Monday? Most did fine, but some found that a lack of architecture and the lack of enabling technology led to some stressful hours. Today, cloud-based applications that had had […]

Service Models

Trends in Systems Migration to the Cloud

May 18, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Cloud computing’s mounting importance and the shift to hybrid IT is propelling organizations of all shapes and sizes to hurriedly migrate systems infrastructure up and out of the physical data center—whether they’re truly ready to or not. As the results […]

Cloud Clients

VMware, IBM, Microsoft are top cloud system managers

July 26, 2016

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Research firm IDC is out with its latest estimates on who the leaders of the cloud systems management market are and some familiar names top the list: VMware, IBM and Microsoft. IDC defines cloud systems management as software tooling with […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Global public cloud market expected to hit $204B in 2016

January 26, 2016

Via: Computerworld

The worldwide market for public cloud systems is projected to hit $204 billion this year, a 16.5% increase over the $175 billion market in 2015, according to analyst firm Gartner. “The market for public cloud services is continuing to demonstrate […]