Cloud security 101: Start cramming now

Recommended Article By Roger Grimes of InfoWorld Cloud computing represents a major shift in the way you do IT security, so you’d best bone up in the name of job security People still come up to me claiming that cloud computing is nothing but network computing with a “10-dollar word” attached to it. They’re wrong,

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Florida’s Pasco County Chooses Mimecast to Improve Speed and Accuracy of Public Record Requests

Cloud-Based Email Archiving System to Help County Quickly Satisfy eDiscovery Requests (Press Release) Waltham, Mass., August 16, 2010 – Mimecast®, a unified email management company offering cloud-based email security, continuity, policy control and archiving, today announced that Florida’s Pasco County has teamed with Mimecast to move its email management systems to the cloud.  With Mimecast,

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How to Use Amazon Simple Notification Service – Beginners Level Tutorial

How to Use Amazon Simple Notification Service SNS (Simple Notification Service) is one of the major web services provided by Amazon. As the name suggests, it is a web service used to send notifications over cloud network without having any hardware and software specifications. Specially designed for developers, this service is highly scalable, flexible and

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The Security Benefits of Cloud Computing

The Security Benefits of Cloud Computing. Yes, believe it or not there are some! Cloud computing offers many advantages and some disadvantages while offering its servers to be used by customers. Security is both an advantage and disadvantage of the cloud-based environment.  Because of the immense size, skilled and dedicated professionals of the cloud providers

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4 Years ago when EC2 was born – Amazon Cloud Computing goes beta

How quickly time goes by… Here is an article released the day after Amazon gave birth to its new cloud baby – The EC2. Much has changed since that time as many players have entered into the arena and many more lurking on the horizon.  Private Cloud, Pubic Cloud and Hybrid Cloud have all entered

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CA Technologies Acquires Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Consulting Firm

4Base Technology Will Help Customers Move Quickly, Pragmatically and Successfully from Virtualization to Cloud by Providing Strategic Advice and Implementation Expertise ISLANDIA, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As part of its continued investment in virtualization and cloud management, CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced the acquisition of privately-held 4Base Technology, a virtualization and cloud infrastructure

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Cloud Computing Maturity – How To Shift to Cloud-Based Technology

Cloud computing is still not mature enough to give a final verdict about its usability. However, there is no doubt that there is a constant paradigm shift to cloud based computing. Before you shift your business or infrastructure to cloud based technology, you must learn some of the basic concepts about cloud-based technology, about its

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Gladinet Provides Cloud Backup Solution for Major Cloud Storage Services

Backup corporate data to AT&T Synaptic Storage, Windows Azure, Mezeo, Nirvanix, Google Storage, Amazon S3, and more FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ — All companies understand the necessity of backing up corporate data. Yet many struggle to find a backup solution with easy access to the cloud storage service of their choice. That’s why

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Thunder in the cloud: $6 cloud-based denial-of-service attack

When you hear the rumble of thunder, then you know the storm is near. Two security researchers warned that cloud-based denial-of-service attacks are looming on the horizon. With $6 and a homemade “Thunder Clap” program, security experts David Bryan and Michael Anderson managed to take down their client’s server with the help of Amazon’s EC2

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RightNow Delivers First Customer Experience Cloud Platform

(Press Release ITWire Aug 11th) RightNow today unveiled the first customer experience cloud platform, RightNow CX Cloud Platform making it possible for organisations to create, extend and integrate mission-critical customer experience solutions in the cloud. The new RightNow App Builder opens up the RightNow platform, allowing RightNow clients and partners to create new customer experience

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