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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, 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

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 […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Cloud servers hacked via critical SaltStack vulnerabilities

May 4, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Attackers are exploiting two critical vulnerabilities disclosed late last week in the popular SaltStack infrastructure automation software to take control of servers. Several organizations and open-source projects already had their servers hacked and had to shut down services over the […]


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 […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

VMware updates Virtual Cloud Network as virtual networking gains traction

April 8, 2020

Via: ZDnet

VMware on Wednesday announced updates to the components of the Virtual Cloud Network, a package of products that bring virtual networking and security capabilities to workloads running anywhere, from the edge to the cloud. The ultimate of the Virtual Cloud […]


Networking, Software, Tech

Four technologies that have got the biggest potential to change your healthcare for the better

January 13, 2020

Via: ZDnet

While it’s exciting to think of the long-term impact of brain-computer interfaces and virtual reality in healthcare, digital leaders in the NHS face the much more immediate challenge of using constrained budgets to help improve administrative processes and patient outcomes. […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Why Google Cloud Needs to Get Less Googley

December 12, 2019

Via: Fortune

Each of the three biggest online services, or cloud companies–Amazon, Microsoft, and Google–has its own founding story. Amazon Web Services grew out of the digital software programs the retailer built for itself. Microsoft realized its bigger customers would pay for […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: SaaS, IaaS or PaaS – which is growing fastest?

November 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

As cloud computing continues to eat up traditional tech spending, businesses are beginning to change where they spend their money. The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to a total of $266.4 billion, up […]