Securing AWS GovCloud with Cloudchekr “He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.” - James Russell Lowell (1819-1891), American poet, essayist, critic and diplomat. Let’s talk about some obvious truths: America is the world leader in technology and innovation Cloud computing is here to stay and grow Ergo, America needs to secure its cloud computing infrastructure The million-dollar (or is it billions?) question is, “How to do that?” Cloud computing has been the focus of the current administration ever since Vivek Kundra, the country’s first Federal Chief Information
The Great Cloud Race: HP Battles Amazon (and IBM) For Tech Supremacy The cloud’s ongoing growth has in-the-know tech experts watching its progress with proud, loving eyes. Yet as with any burgeoning development, it’s taken time for cloud computing to be fully embraced by the establishment — to wit, major companies such as Google and Amazon. Many a new company has introduced itself to the tech world via some application or program that flaunts cloud’s best side. Recent developments have now revealed bigwig tech corporations now getting in on the cloud as a way to make a mark on futurity.
Cloudyn Ends Need for Rampant Over-Provisioning in the Cloud Goes Beyond ‘Monitoring Only’ Solutions to Provide Intelligent Rightsizing and Pricing Plan Selection; Saves 40%+ of Every Dollar Spent in the Public Cloud Tel Aviv, Israel – February 6, 2012– Cloudyn today announced the general availability of the next generation in cloud cost management solutions, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for dynamically optimizing the costs of cloud computing resources. Cloudyn’s technology provides cost visibility, control and optimization for cloud customers. Cloudyn doesn’t just provide customers with insight into cloud usage and spending, it provides personalized next steps. Cloudyn’s recommendations engine provides maximum savings without impacting operational
Setting Up Your Own Private Cloud With A QNAP NAS Previously Network Accessed Storage (NAS) devices were considered the cheap second-rate citizen in the centralized storage front despite the fact that many such NAS devices now support VMware, virtualization and other virtualized applications. Recent developments may just change this perception as some NAS devices now feature Cloud applications as part of their firmware. One such example would be the MyCloudNAS function for various models of QNAP NAS devices. According to QNAP, the MyCloudNAS function is aimed at both Home Users as well as Small Businesses due to the fact that