Cloud Computing And Network Security Challenges

A majority of enterprise organizations are embracing cloud computing in one form or another. According to ESG research, 67% of enterprises use public or private cloud infrastructure today while 66% use one or several SaaS applications. So what about network security? It’s a bit of a struggle today as many organizations move to cloud computing long before they have the right infosec skills, processes, or tools in place. As proof of...

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VMware… Bonneville: Containing the Container Contagion?

Containers, Docker, Kubernetes. What do all of these things have in common? From VMware’s perspective, they represent an existential threat to their hypervisor world order. Enter “Project Bonneville” – a VMware initiative to maintain the vSphere order of things by intertwining the roles of containers and VMs on server infrastructure. To read the complete article, CLICK...

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The Future’s Looking Bright(er) For Cisco
Jun08

The Future’s Looking Bright(er) For Cisco

SAN DIEGO: It’s been a wild run-up to Cisco Live, June 7-11, with executive shakeups, acquisitions, product announcements and a communications forecast predicting that the future should be very bright over the next few years for networking’s powerhouse. Of course its competitors, alternative technologies, customers and a wonky economy will have their say in just how this will all play out, but as the old saying goes, so far, so good....

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IBM Expands Cloud Centers/Partnerships/Clients

IBM announced a broad expansion of its global cloud computing network to 48 cloud centers. The company will reach enterprise customers at 11 new locations, including IBM Cloud centers in Frankfurt, Mexico City and Tokyo. These centers further expand IBM’s global cloud footprint which includes facilities in Mumbai, London, Amsterdam, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, Dallas and Raleigh, N.C. which opened this year. The...

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Cisco: Cloudy With A Chance… Of 3X The Meatballs!
Nov04

Cisco: Cloudy With A Chance… Of 3X The Meatballs!

Like last year’s edition, Cisco’s latest version of its [URL?] Global Cloud Index (2013–2018) forecast is for more – a lot more – cloud. According to the report, datacenter traffic – datacenter-to-user traffic, datacenter-to-datacenter traffic and traffic that remains within datacenters – is expected to nearly triple, with the cloud expected to represent 76% of the total datacenter traffic by 2018, up from 54% of the 2013...

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