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September 22, 2014
Cloud experts are fighting to protect cloud's good name following the recent iCloud hack, but public opinion is not easily swayed. However, cloud may not be hackers' primary target -- for now.
February 18, 2014
A majority of businesses reported they bypass corporate IT departments to deploy cloud services; what are IT pros to do?
February 11, 2014
The retirement of Rackspace CEO Lanham Napier has IT pros keeping a close eye on the company as industry and Wall Street analysts debate the impact.
December 19, 2013
Cloud security -- or lack thereof, for some -- continues to shape enterprise cloud adoption decisions. How can you best secure your company's cloud?
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From keeping up with the cloud's evolution to quelling security concerns, cloud admins have their work cut out for them -- but if you can master these skills, you'll be a desirable candidate for the job. Continue Reading
Combining the Internet of Things and cloud services could build an IT superpower. With its infinite capabilities and security enhancements, it'd be hard to find its kryptonite. Continue Reading
DDoS and DoS attacks are simple to implement but more difficult to prevent. How can these attacks on cloud services be avoided? Continue Reading
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Retail shoppers expect their card information is secure, but recent hacker attacks at Target and Home Depot proved otherwise. Is cloud encryption the best weapon for fending off hackers? Continue Reading
Despite zooming ahead out of the gate, CloudStack is falling behind OpenStack in the open source competition. With IBM, HP, Red Hat and others behind OpenStack, is CloudStack really competing or simply lingering? Continue Reading
Apple's iCloud was public enemy No. 1 after a hack compromised private photos of celebrities, including Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence. David Linthicum discusses the iCloud breach and its impact on the cloud. Continue Reading
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The number of organizations moving data and applications to the cloud is rising, but so is the number of cloud failures. Here are the three leading causes of cloud death. Continue Reading
Security remains a major concern for moving data to the cloud. Although data encryption provides protection, decisions need to be made regarding when, where and how to encrypt data heading to cloud. Continue Reading
Security concerns lead to organizations blacklisting some public cloud services as they would certain websites -- but not all blacklisting is increasing productivity. Continue Reading
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Cloud costs can quickly skyrocket if the budget isn't kept in check. Cloud cost analysis tools, such as CloudCheckr and Cloudability, however, can help avoid that monthly sticker shock. Continue Reading
Despite opinions to the contrary, private cloud isn't secure just because it's private. Private cloud security requires a well-thought-out plan and frequent checks to avoid a disaster. Continue Reading
The many misconceptions regarding private cloud can be dangerous. Why do private clouds fail and will yours be one of them? Continue Reading