“Cloud” is one of the most over used and least understood words in technology these days, so it’s little surprise that there’s so much confusion about its security. Popular ideas, right or wrong, can gain traction and become accepted truths, so [...]Continue Reading →
Cloud Computing and Big Data have been the hope and challenge for many companies. Companies believe that the cloud holds all the answers to their data problems. The idea is to utilize and maximize the unlimited scalability of the public cloud for corporate needs resulting to more cost-efficient and more elastic solutions.
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Last week, Intel and McAfee announced that that they will be coming up with a wide, fresh, secure cloud computing initiative geared towards business entities which may have doubts regarding their cloud adoption because of sensitive data and compliance issues. In 2010, Intel acquired McAfee for $7.68B.
According to Jason Waxman, Intel’s [...]Continue Reading →
CloudTimes is proud to feature some of the leading experts in Cloud Computing as our Guest Authors. We have now published a listing with the most prominent ones – SEE HERE. Guest authors come from a wide range of cloud companies, like: CloudPassage, Rackspace, IBM, Chart.io, Wipro, PuppetLabs or Rainstor. Many [...]Continue Reading →
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CloudTimes is proud to announce its list of Top 100 Cloud Computing Companies and introduces CT Score™. After a year long research and our initial post in November 2011, the new list is continuously updated.
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HP today announced the launch of the HP Converged Cloud, which promises to create, manage and secure hybrid cloud environments. The initiative is the part of HP’s operational change plans recently put by CEO Meg Whitman.
Designed for the enterprise and termed as the first industry strategy and portfolio based cloud solution [...]Continue Reading →
For small business owners, security is the most important concern when it comes to cloud computing. Here is an infographic by MegaPath Security Services that serves as a resource for small business owners looking to protect themselves from the hacker community that discusses the new security challenges that small businesses should be [...]Continue Reading →
During its March patch cycle, Microsoft quietly fixed a remote code execution problem with the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). RDP is the service used for remote Windows system management, as well as remote desktop services. Identified as CVE-2012-0002, the exploit can permit an attacker to execute any command [...]Continue Reading →
Gartner Special Research team conducted a study to identify how business enterprises plan to thrive in the coming years. Obviously, the cloud had significantly influenced how business strategies are done and how customer needs are met. Gartner released two reports that looked into the cloud computing trends; entitled, “The New PC Era: [...]Continue Reading →
The Business Software Alliance (BSA) recently released a report last February 22 that stated cloud computing may be restrained in the European region. This is as the European Union (EU) data protection laws threaten to curtail the cloud once it is approved.
European commissioner for Justice Viviane Reding authored the proposed data [...]Continue Reading →
Hewlett-Packard (HP) rolled out its new security products at the last RSA Conference, which included a new risk management tool to assess IT assets, threats and operations to speed up remediation actions. The new Security Intelligence and Risk Management (SIRM) platform will serve as baseline information for IT people [...]Continue Reading →
Cloud computing has been making great waves, since it started and it continues to do so for most industries. Companies, therefore, have no option, but to test the waters and see how they can benefit in this new platform. Companies have an option to integrate their old system with the cloud or [...]Continue Reading →
Over the past year, cloud computing has changed from a technology buzzword into the reality of business. Even companies outside of the technology space are learning that a cloud solution can give them a significant edge over their competition. This edge is only heightened for small and mid-sized businesses, as these companies [...]Continue Reading →
Since the emergence of the personal computer, IT managers have had to navigate through a computing and communications landscape where business and consumer technologies have intersected. Sometimes those intersections produce benefits for all involved; other times they result in destructive collisions.
For better or worse, consumer products and technologies today are exerting [...]Continue Reading →
Cloud computing if used appropriately can clearly define objectives, efficiently implement business strategies and effectively address challenges. All these can be acquired without having to worry too much on cost because cloud computing in its diversity has fair value for what it’s worth.
In addition to these features, cloud computing can increase [...]Continue Reading →
Tremendous efforts are being placed by the researchers at the Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to design a new security system against cloud computing viruses. Their aim is to create an environment where the computing system will heal by itself just like how it is [...]Continue Reading →
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