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Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Equifax goes all in on the public cloud

September 17, 2020

Via: CIO

Ask almost any CIO whether they would re-platform their business in the cloud, given the budget, time and technical resources, and the answer would unequivocally be yes. But standardizing on a cloud platform during a global pandemic adds an unexpected […]


Global Cloud

Alibaba unveils Cloud 2.0, Wuying cloud computer, and Xiaomanlv logistics robot

September 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Alibaba has unveiled a new operating system for the cloud, with CTO Jeff Zhang likening it to upgrading a computer to use Windows. Speaking at the Chinese giant’s virtual Apsara Conference 2020 on Thursday, Zhang said this new cloud, Alibaba […]


Global Cloud, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

Leveraging DevOps Infrastructure as Code to Improve Cloud Provisioning Time by 65%

September 16, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Infrastructure provisioning used to be a highly manual process for Digital Service Providers (DSPs). Infrastructure engineers would rack and stack the servers and will manually configure them. Then they will install the applications over the provisioned hardware. This was a […]


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 […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

Why cloud providers are top targets for phishing attacks

September 15, 2020

Via: CASB and Cloud Cybersecurity Solutions

84.7% of cyberattacks involve phishing. In such a scenario, it becomes very important to understand the various ways a phishing attack could occur. Phishing URLs are commonly found on cloud providers. This article will take you through why cloud providers […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud adds slew of execs as it builds out its industry, vertical focus

September 10, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud is filling out its executive ranks as it focuses its industries including supply chain, logistics, transportation, financial services, and healthcare. The company outlined the following hires: Hans Thalbauer joins Google Cloud as managing director, global supply chain, logistics, […]


Global Cloud

How Cloud Storage Solutions Are Coming up Handy for Business Organisations

September 9, 2020

Via: CompareTheCloud

Cloud storage devices come with huge storage space, offering data transfer to a remote location just in a jiffy. When the storage space can extend up to 2 TB, it can also be sent to multiple locations from an array […]


Global Cloud

TeamTNT Gains Full Remote Takeover of Cloud Instances

September 9, 2020

Via: Threat Post

The TeamTNT cybercrime gang is back, attacking Docker and Kubernetes cloud instances by abusing a legitimate cloud-monitoring tool called Weave Scope, according to researchers. The open-source Weave Scope “provides a top down view into your app as well as your […]


Global Cloud

Lack of cloud expertise, controls leave APAC firms vulnerable in remote work

September 9, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The global pandemic has sent 92% of organisations scurrying to adopt new technologies in order to facilitate remote work, but businesses in Asia-Pacific often come up short on cloud expertise and endpoint controls. Such common oversights can leave these companies […]


Global Cloud

Some observations on cloud computing observability

September 8, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The term and the concept of observability aren’t new at all. Observability first appeared in the world of engineering and control theory. Although the definition depends on whom you’re asking, some common patterns and understandings are emerging. Mostly it’s a […]