5 Reasons Why The Cloud Is Still Not 100% Secure In the last year, many big cloud companies have come under cyber attacks leading to outages and data losses Cloud companies offer tremendous trade-offs to businesses in terms of flexibility of scale, better security, reduced manpower and maintenance cost. The majority of organizations and individuals are now convinced of the value of the cloud and are starting to migrate their data over their. Now, it’s generally assumed that ones data is more secure within the cloud than it would if it were residing inside an unsecure desktop or server room.
Gamification garners Interest at October 22 Online VMware Forum Participants in the Online VMware Forum to be held on October 22 will have the opportunity to earn Cloud Cred points and win prizes while learning how to radically simplify IT infrastructure across the datacenter to the virtual workspace in this free online event. As computing through the cloud becomes a bigger part of IT management globally, having Cloud Cred can only increase your value to your organization. More than the points and other gamification rewards that participants can earn through CloudCred, however, the VMware Forum is all about building team
Going Virtual in Barcelona As the sun rose over Barcelona this week, it was obvious to many attendees of VMworld Europe 2013 that exciting things were afoot and that that the partnership between VMware and Hitachi Data Systems continues to change the face of computing with its innovative approach to cloud technology. In his keynote address, kicking off the convention’s first day, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger pointed out how his worldwide team is “on a journey, helping firms move from [just] using VMware to cut costs to helping them use it to improve quality of service, to getting to the
Illumio – The Cloud Security Startup That Is Sure To Make Some Noise Whispers are flying around the web of a cloud security startup with all the right building blocks. That startup is none other than Illumio from Santa Clara, which was launched in January of this year. Considering the immense growth and popularity of cloud usage and storage, it is no wonder why so many search for a cloud service with high functionality, as well as top of the line security. That may be why so many are intrigued about what’s to come from Illumio, the startup that is
Importance Of Cloud Computing Interoperability Cloud Computing and Provider Lock-In Provider lock-in is well known obstacle of cloud computing business model. It is characterized by the inability or limited ability to connect to resources that are not part of the selected cloud offer. Migration of application and corresponding data to alternative cloud services may be expensive and time-consuming, and the user depends on a vendor’s technology. If we want to circumvent the mentioned obstacle, we must find a way to achieve cloud computing interoperability. Everyone has their own API Currently, each cloud provider prefers some specific technological solutions and their
Take Hold of Your IT Infrastructure With Virtualization When you think of IT do you think of virtualization? Maybe you haven’t before, but soon you will. IT may bring to mind such things as chaotic troubleshooting and user dilemmas. These, of course, are just a couple of the array of challenges that precede IT specialists and virtualization is the key to minimizing the hurdles. Due to the vast area of infrastructure IT covers many opportunities for troubling, tedious, and time consuming, many faults arise. Challenges stretch out to include regularly altering and updating, not only one’s services, but also one’s