Tom gets to mingle with like-minded IT folks again and reports back on interesting sessions, companies, trends and more.
"It was nice to see and talk with like-minded people again."
"We are a pioneer of Zero Trust computing and have deep experience running this model at scale."
20x Microsoft MVP Brien Posey explains how best practices can help save your job -- and how he was once fired for being an internal IT sabotage threat.
Satellite communications specialist Inmarsat predicts IoT investment will soon overtake digital transformation technologies like Big Data, robotics and next-gen security -- and even cloud computing itself.
"Every cloud provider provides basic compute and storage services, but building a best-in-class business can be best achieved by taking advantage of best-in-class cloud computing features and not being locked into a specific vendor."
The problem hinders secure production deployments and will require effort and maturity to solve, according to a new post from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).
Tom lists his top 5 and then turns presenter in a session where he puts a laptop in a microwave oven as part of an experiment to limit Wi-Fi ... and then turns it on!
One of the big advantages to using AWS as a management platform for your IoT devices is that you can create security profiles that are able to generate alerts in response to conditions that might indicate a security issue.
Now its functionality has expanded to the point it handles just about everything in our new, modern, cloud-native computing cloudscape, including stateful, data-centric workloads.
A new free community edition of VMware Tanzu was unveiled during this week's VMworld 2021 online event, where a slew of news emerged about the jack-of-all-trades tool.
VMworld 2021 kicked off with a blitz of security-related announcements including developments in the company's "journey to Zero Trust," secure access service edge (SASE) improvements, new capabilities to fight ransomware and more.
VMware announced Cross-Cloud services, part of its strategy to help organizations get a handle on all of the complexities that come with multi-cloud implementations.
The company describes Tanzu Application Service as a modern runtime for microservices, targeting organizations that want to securely deploy and run microservices whether in the cloud or on-premises.
Brien Posey provides step-by-step instructions to install an agent onto a device so that AWS can discover and manage it.
"I'm not gonna lie, it's not really pretty. I could say it was really awful, because cyber insurance vendors are so hammered with claims that it's taking a long time for them to react."
Tom Fenton started this four-part series because he was interested in the Oracle Cloud's new ability to offer Arm-based compute instances, but limited "Always Free" capacity leads to disappointment in the final installment.
Enterprise SD-WAN deployments will see big jumps in the use of SASE and AI over the next few years, predicts research firm Gartner.
Brien Posey explains how to manage AWS "things" -- digital representations of IoT devices -- by categorize them so they can be easily tracked.
"Overall, there's not really a huge number of new features, and what there is, isn't all available for your traditional on-premises Windows Server," says our hands-on review expert, Paul Schnackenburg.
- By Paul Schnackenburg