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Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Linux Foundation exec believes edge computing will be more important than cloud computing

September 23, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Once upon a time, back when we all had mainframes and then servers in our offices, we had edge computing. Our compute power was literally down the hall. Then, along came the cloud, and all that changed. Computers were hundreds […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Google Cloud adds microservices management, serverless to its Anthos platform

September 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google is building out its Anthos platform to connect microservices and offer fully managed serverless workloads. Anthos is a platform designed to address platform as a service needs for developers as well as hybrid cloud deployments for enterprises. Google Cloud […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure achieves FedRAMP authorization

September 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now compliant with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), the company announced Monday. While Oracle already has a major presence in the public sector, the new authorization should open up new, lucrative opportunities for […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud security: Inside the shared responsibility model

September 9, 2019

Via: CSO Online

In the latest major cloud security foul-up, Capital One suffered a data breach, which affected 100 million people in the United States, and 6 million in Canada. It wasn’t just Capital One caught with their security pants down. We now […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

OpenGov raises $51M to boost its cloud-based IT services for government and civic organizations

September 3, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

OpenGov, the firm co-founded by Palantir’s Joe Lonsdale that helps government and other civic organizations organize, analyze and present financial and other data using cloud-based architecture, has raised another big round of funding to continue expanding its business. The startup […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

The top cloud providers for financial services

August 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Financial services companies are reluctant to use cloud-based services because security and privacy are imperative in this strictly regulated sector. At a minimum, these companies see industry auditors every 18 months. When privacy and security measures are breached, the consequences […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Policy, State & Local

How Maryland is using the cloud to rebuild its public services

June 18, 2019

Via: StateScoop

When the Maryland Department of Human Services decided in 2017 to move the systems it uses to run the state’s benefit programs to a cloud platform, it could have gone with a “lift and shift” strategy, literally copying the files […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Why the Center for Internet Security moved its storage to the cloud

June 13, 2019

Via: StateScoop

In anticipation of the 2020 election, the Center for Internet Security says it plans to distribute as many as 150 additional Albert sensors, devices that monitor computer networks for intrusions, to state and local governments by the end of the […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

How do you secure the cloud? New data points a way

June 6, 2019

Via: CSO Online

The march toward the cloud for data and services has many companies rethinking their approach to cyber security. Do they need a cloud security strategy? What is different about a cloud security strategy? Recent surveys have shed light on how […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Top 3 cloud migration mistakes: summer 2019 version

May 28, 2019

Via: InfoWorld all

If you’re in the process of migrating workloads to the cloud, chances are this is not your first rodeo. Most of those doing cloud migrations are on their second or third project. Just when you would think we’re becoming more […]