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Category: Cloud Infrastructure


Applications, Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Google Cloud steps up security and compliance for applications, government

July 14, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Google is taking important steps to secure customer data in the cloud when used by applications and prevent potentially unauthorized access to sensitive computing workloads run by government institutions and their contractors. To meet the strict security and compliance requirements […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

The state of services in the cloud for 2020

July 14, 2020

Via: InfoWorld all

Services are really old school if you think about it. We’ve progressed from early efforts around API-enabling applications, to object-oriented programming, to CORBA-based services, to SOA, to containers, to serverless functions, to today’s use of microservices. What’s common about the […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Why the future of financial markets is in the cloud

June 22, 2020

Via: Fortune

Think of critical infrastructure, and sectors such as telecommunications, agriculture, and construction likely come to mind, as physical assets such as networks, farms, roads, and bridges keep economies humming. But the financial services industry is also among this cohort, according […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Infrastructure

Google adds High Scale storage tier to Filestore

June 16, 2020

Via: ZDnet

About a year after acquiring the scale-out file storage provider Elastifile, Google has integrated its capabilities into its own file storage system, Filestore. The cloud provider on Tuesday announced the rollout of Filestore High Scale, a new storage tier that […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure becomes SAS’s preferred cloud platform

June 15, 2020

Via: ZDnet

SAS and Microsoft are jointly announcing today a strategic partnership making Azure the preferred cloud platform for SAS’s analytics portfolio. Although nothing is firm at this point, there is potential to integrate SAS with many Azure services. While SAS will […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud infrastructure operators should quickly patch VMware Cloud Director flaw

June 2, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Public and private cloud administrators who are using VMware Cloud Director should immediately apply the patch for a high-risk vulnerability that can be used by hackers to take full control of virtualized cloud infrastructure, security experts warn. VMware released fixes […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Pentagon unit taps Google Cloud’s Anthos for multi-cloud management

May 20, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud on Wednesday announced that a unit within the US Defense Department (DoD) will use its Anthos platform to build a multi-cloud management platform for detecting and responding to cyber threats across the globe. The contract is specifically with […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud configuration drift leaves organizations open to attack, research finds

May 19, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Many organizations are automating their cloud infrastructure deployments through code. This allows them to establish a secure configuration baseline early in their DevOps lifecycle, but the security posture of most cloud resources later drifts due to undocumented changes that often […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Operations Security, Security

Cloud security: Microsoft Azure’s SGX VMs hit GA, Google’s Shielded VM is now default

April 28, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft and Google have announced updates to their respective virtual-machine (VM) instances for highly confidential information to be processed in Microsoft Azure and Google Compute Engine. Microsoft has moved its Azure DCsv2-Series VMs to general availability. The VMs feature hardware-based […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

DHS looks to the cloud to manage its Procurement Innovation Lab

April 13, 2020

Via: FCW

The Department of Homeland Security wants a workload management system that will give its team of expert procurement coaches a cloud based tool that will help them cultivate innovative acquisition at the agency and beyond. The agency issued a request […]