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March 27, 2013 03:42 PMSoftware-defined storage? Old news. Non-volatile memory? Same deal. Rogue business units that get around IT with a credit card and outside resources? I was doing it long before SaaS showed up.
September 27, 2012 09:52 AMIaaS shouldn't be the end goal--enterprises should reach for PaaS and more dynamic cloud computing models. Start the transition by demanding applications written for the cloud.
July 10, 2012 12:58 PMSupport for Microsoft's .NET and strong process isolation capabilities strengthen ActiveState's Stackato private PaaS product, making it a flexible alternative to Microsoft's Azure.
May 14, 2012 09:00 AMThe software vendor's stance on cloud computing has changed, according to some experts. Find out how.
April 09, 2012 09:00 AMThe marketing is there, and has been for some time. Buzzwords have been coined and your interest is piqued. You sat back long enough to see if this was just vaporware or real, while gaseous. Cloud turns out to be more solid than its nomenclature. You’re ready, in fact you’re all in. Now the bad news: If you want to succeed in the cloud, the long-term relationship you've had with your apps must be broken up.
March 15, 2012 11:00 AMIT professionals at companies around the world are all in for cloud computing, but they still worry about the risks the technology may present to their organizations, according to a new survey. The study shows that top challenges to adoption of cloud computing include security, compliance issues, bandwidth capacity and a lack of interoperability with existing applications.
February 23, 2012 01:00 PMSeveral months ago, an IT trade publication (which will remain nameless) published an article whose title stated that public cloud security remains "mission impossible." While the article was well-reasoned and backed off from the title's hyperbolic assertion, the damage had already been done. Actually, the title should have been something more like, "Public cloud security is mission possible, but proceed cautiously."
February 16, 2012 09:00 AMData at rest has long been protected by technology called public key infrastructure (PKI), in which data is encrypted when it's created by a public key and only decrypted by the authorized person holding the private key. But data protection is complicated in cloud environments.
October 26, 2011 08:21 AMLong ago, in a data center far, far away, we as an industry moved away from big iron and onto commodity hardware. That move brought with it many advantages, but it also brought higher hardware and operating system software failure rates. This change in application stability forced us to change our deployment model and build the siloed application environment: one application, one operating system, one server.
August 05, 2011 07:51 AMA great end goal for the cloud model is PaaS. PaaS breaks the 1-to-1 relationship between OS and application/service, and provides for more fluid scalability. Additionally, PaaS platforms can remove the requirement for custom OS and server builds on a per-service basis, further reducing administrative overhead.
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