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Cloud Computing

Google links US and Europe clouds with transatlantic subsea cable

July 18, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Google is about to embark on building a massive subsea cable spanning the length of the Atlantic Ocean – from the French coast to Virginia Beach in the United States. Claimed to be the first private transatlantic subsea cable, named […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

How cryptomining is the attack vector du jour – as hackers increasingly target cloud infrastructure

July 16, 2018

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Cryptojacking is on the way to replacing ransomware as the biggest threat for consumers and enterprises – and new research reveals the size of the effect crypto is having on cloud infrastructures. Cybersecurity firm Check Point Software, in its ‘Cyber […]


Cloud Computing

Netskope acquires Sift to boost Netskope Security Cloud

July 13, 2018

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Netskope has acquired cloud infrastructure security firm Sift to help enhance its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering. Swift’s Cloud Hunter tech will be integrated into the Netskope portfolio, offering current clients access to the full suite of threat detection, correlation, visualisation and […]


Cloud Computing

86% of companies are employing a multi-cloud strategy, report shows

July 13, 2018

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Research by Virtustream and Dell Technologies has revealed multi-cloud businesses are on the rise, with 86% of companies using more than one vendor to help with their digital transformation efforts. The companies questioned more than 700 businesses with at least […]


Cloud Computing

5nine Expands Platform with Hybrid Cloud Management and Security for Microsoft Azure

July 11, 2018

Via: VMBlog

5nine, a provider of security and management solutions for the Microsoft Cloud, today announced it is expanding the 5nine solution suite to support the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform, thereby providing full management and security capabilities across the entire Microsoft […]


Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

SolarWinds acquires Trusted Metrics to add real-time threat monitoring to cloud security mix

July 11, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

SolarWinds is on the acquisition trail again – this time confirming the acquisition of Trusted Metrics, a real-time threat monitoring and management software provider. The acquisition will enable SolarWinds to release a new security product under the name of SolarWinds […]


Cloud Computing

FixStream AIOps Platform Now Available In The Oracle Cloud Marketplace

July 10, 2018

Via: VMBlog

FixStream, a leading provider of solutions for Artificial Intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that its AIOps platform is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace offering added value to Oracle […]


Cloud Computing

Why you need to work through the growing pains to make the most out of multi-cloud

July 9, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

It’s no surprise that the cloud is highly utilized in the enterprise for everything from workloads to failover to DevOps. According to a 2018 State of the Cloud Survey, multi-cloud adoption has arrived —81 percent of respondents currently use a […]


Cloud Computing

Alibaba Cloud eyes further EMEA expansion with launch of partner program

July 6, 2018

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Alibaba Cloud’s expansion outside of China and Asia Pacific has been well documented – and now the provider is firming up its commitments with the launch of a new EMEA partner program. The partner program will aim to look at […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Keep off the cloud warns EU financial regulator

July 5, 2018

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The EU Banking Authority (EBA) has warned financial institutions moving to the cloud are risking their freedom by being locked into using particular vendor’s service and being forced to onboard subcontractors from “high risk areas”. The EBAs report “on the […]


Cloud Computing

Why optimal hybrid cloud champions will lead the market

July 2, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products — server, storage, and Ethernet switch — for cloud IT grew by 45.5 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18), reaching $12.9 billion according to the latest worldwide market study by […]


Cloud Computing

Google Cloud Platform: Project Planning and Budgets

June 29, 2018

Via: VMBlog

The Google Cloud Platform is a versatile and puissant service that grants developers the power they need to create compelling and robust programs. In many respects, it is an equalizer that makes teams of two seem like one hundred. Even […]


Cloud Computing

NTT Communications and VMware Expand Global Cloud Partnership

June 28, 2018

Via: VMBlog

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and VMware, today announced an expansion of the companies’ decade-long cloud partnership whereby NTT Com will now offer the Enterprise Cloud (ECL) powered by VMware Cloud Foundation service globally. This new service will deliver advanced […]


Cloud Computing

How to leverage cloud architectures for high availability

June 26, 2018

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Cloud architectures are used broadly nowadays; the cloud is a plethora of amazing alternatives in terms of services and solutions. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and the cloud presents itself as a place where failure can and eventually […]


Cloud Computing

Going up: Public cloud market continues to soar with 2017 ‘pivotal’ year, says IDC

June 25, 2018

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2017 was a ‘pivotal’ year in expanding public cloud service adoption according to IDC – with spending growth remaining at a constant level despite the overall market tripling in size. The figures, which come from the analyst firm’s latest Worldwide […]


Cloud Computing

Three unbeatable security advantages of cloud-based solutions for your business

June 25, 2018

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Cloud-based solutions have never been more popular than ever. Proponents and opponents have their reasons to keep debates fuelled, but small to mid-sized businesses shouldn’t ignore the security benefits cloud can offer. HIGHER STANDARDS Implementing cloud-based solutions for your business […]


Cloud Computing

AWS leads across all geographies in public cloud – with Alibaba second in APAC

June 22, 2018

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has total geographic dominance in public cloud – but while Microsoft and Google secure second and third place through most of the globe, Alibaba is a clear second in APAC. This is the key finding from […]


Cloud Computing

Rackspace Announces VMware-based Private Cloud as a Service with “Pay-As-You-Go” Service

June 21, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Rackspace announced that it has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to launch the industry’s first Private Cloud-as-a-Service (PCaaS) powered by VMware, with pay per use infrastructure. This solution is an expansion of Rackspace’s industry-leading managed private cloud portfolio, designed […]


Cloud Computing

HPE launches hybrid cloud-as-a-service offering

June 20, 2018

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HPE has launched a new consumption-based hybrid cloud-as-a-service offering, designed to help customers manage costs and reduce complexity within their hybrid IT infrastructure deployments. Offered under the company’s IT-as-a-service umbrella brand GreenLake, HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud is a managed service […]


Cloud Computing

Hybrid Clouds Ramp up Public Sector’s Cloud-First Push

June 20, 2018

Via: VMware Radius

A typical data center costs $18.5 million per year to operate, estimates the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center. The U.S. government operates more than 12,000 data centers, according to the most recent reports from government agencies to the […]