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December 20, 2013
The cloud computing market is still feeling the after effects of Amazon Web Services pulling the plug on WikiLeaks three years ago.
November 13, 2013
Amazon's new audit logging API is a step ahead but enterprise customers want more and some shared cloud security tricks and tips at re:Invent
May 22, 2013
The federal government is under mandates to consolidate data centers and deliver IT as a Service, but sequestration makes this easier said than done.
May 21, 2013
Financial, government and healthcare industries must overcome data security breaches and regulatory issues for a successful cloud migration.
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Shadow IT is hardware or software that is not supported by an organization's IT department. The term often carries a negative connotation because it implies the IT department has not approved the technology or doesn’t even know that employees are ... Continue Reading
The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) is a cloud computing organization in the United Kingdom (UK) that seeks to promote transparency and security in cloud deployments by creating a Code of Practice for cloud service providers. Continue Reading
While the cloud may be flexible and cost-efficient, a lack of data safeguards and compliance standards makes security the largest hurdle to leap. Continue Reading
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Amazon Elastic Block Storage has shortcomings when it comes to demanding workloads, so IT pros are looking back in-house at private storage clouds. Continue Reading
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'It's not you, it's me' doesn't apply to breakups with cloud providers. Regulations and better opportunities can cause the split, but knowing how to ensure the well-being of mission-critical workloads in a migration is key. Continue Reading
Is it true that if you don't use it, you lose it? When it comes to the cloud, enterprises are buying excess capacity at lower prices. David Linthicum discusses whether the extra cloud capacity is being maximized. Continue Reading
A service-level agreement is a vital piece to your cloud puzzle, so understanding what to expect is paramount. What goes into a typical cloud SLA? Continue Reading
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On-premises governance is grounded in physical security, so a cloud migration can send your strategy spinning. But a move isn't as hard as it seems. Continue Reading
Cloud cost analysis tools help to cut costs for cloud services, but they don't exist in a vacuum. IT pros must follow through on recommendations. Continue Reading
While cloud-based transactions are certainly nothing new, updates to PCI DSS guidelines reflect growth in this market and address innate security concerns. Continue Reading