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January 17, 2019 – 4:58 am | Comments Off on The Internet of What?

We work in an industry where the only constant is change. Keeping up with the changes in IT is a full time job all by itself with a constant stream of new names, acronyms and …

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Do cryptographic keys belong in the cloud?
January 24, 2019 – 6:18 am | Comments Off on Do cryptographic keys belong in the cloud?

Thanks to the cloud, organisations of all sizes can enjoy scalability, ease of use, and significant savings by outsourcing hardware and software ownership and maintenance in multi-tenant environments. Medium-sized companies no longer have to pay to build their own infrastructure, which makes the cloud especially appealing to this market.

However, the cloud still suffers from security issues. Migrating critical data and applications to the cloud is comparable to leaving your house key under the door mat. You have outsourced not only your infrastructure but the encryption keys to your sensitive data and files as well.

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How To Create a Windows File System in AWS
January 15, 2019 – 7:49 am | Comments Off on How To Create a Windows File System in AWS
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) makes it possible to create an external file system through a service called FSx. You can then attach this file system to an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance and use …

Linking System Center VM Manager to your VMware environment
January 15, 2019 – 7:17 am | Comments Off on Linking System Center VM Manager to your VMware environment
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Begin the process by logging into the VMM Management Console. Once you have logged into the console, the first thing that you will probably need to do is to create a Run As account for …

Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Sector Heats Up with Amazon Acquisition
January 14, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Sector Heats Up with Amazon Acquisition
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired Israeli disaster recovery specialist CloudEndure for a reported $250 million as it seeks to bolster its data backup and cyber resilience offer in the cloud.

In a statement confirming the …

In The Cloud Era Why Do Government Websites Still Go Dark During Shutdowns?
January 14, 2019 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on In The Cloud Era Why Do Government Websites Still Go Dark During Shutdowns?
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Last January during the inaugural government shutdown of 2018 I wrote about how government shutdowns in the US bring about a conflicting patchwork of updated websites, non-updated websites and even disabled websites as the nation’s …

Security Think Tank: How to use SDN, containers and encryption – and some warnings
January 12, 2019 – 2:48 am | Comments Off on Security Think Tank: How to use SDN, containers and encryption – and some warnings
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Now that the Christmas and New Year festivities are finished, it is time take a serious look at the networks that underpin your company’s activities and how to prevent rogue code (malware, ransomware, viruses) from …

Hybrid cloud vs. multi-cloud storage: Choose wisely
January 12, 2019 – 2:27 am | Comments Off on Hybrid cloud vs. multi-cloud storage: Choose wisely
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It’s a critical question facing a growing number of storage managers: hybrid cloud or multi-cloud storage? In the hybrid cloud vs. multi-cloud showdown, which technology is the best choice? The answer, not surprisingly, depends on …

Cloudera CEO outlines the ‘new Cloudera Data Platform’
January 12, 2019 – 2:12 am | Comments Off on Cloudera CEO outlines the ‘new Cloudera Data Platform’
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As expected, the newly merged Cloudera and Hortonworks will operate under the Cloudera brand, and is aiming to start moving customers to a new, unified Cloudera Data Platform, while also committing to hybrid and multi-cloud …

Network Virtualization Pioneer Guido Appenzeller Exits VMware
January 11, 2019 – 2:59 am | Comments Off on Network Virtualization Pioneer Guido Appenzeller Exits VMware
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Guido Appenzeller, who pioneered network virtualization, is leaving VMware after four years at the company, heading for parts undisclosed, Appenzeller said Thursday. “It’s official, after four years at VMware I am leaving to pursue a …