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Working With AWS Regions in Windows PowerShell

Brien Posey explains how to address problems caused when your EC2 instances happen to be in a different region from the one that AWS Tools for PowerShell is configured to use.

'Bridge to Kubernetes' Leads Container News at Ignite 2020

As befits one of the most popular open source projects of all time, Kubernetes received its fair share of attention during this week's Microsoft Ignite 2020 event, led by Bridge to Kubernetes reaching general availability.

Microsoft's Low-Code Power Apps Leans on Azure Cloud

The Azure cloud computing platform is dominating news coming out of the ongoing Microsoft Ignite 2020 developer/IT pro event, even extending to low-code application development with the company's Power Apps offering.

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What's New for Azure at Microsoft's Ignite Event

At Microsoft these days, it seems to be: "The answer is Azure. What's the question?" The cloud computing platform was once again front and center as the company's Ignite developer/IT event kicked off this week.

COVID-19 Strains Small/Medium Business Security Teams, Report Says

Budget constraints repeat as No. 1 barrier to small and midsized business security.

Google Cloud API Gateway for Serverless Computing in Public Beta

Google Cloud announced a public beta of an API Gateway used for its serverless computing scheme in which the cloud platform takes care of infrastructure setup and management.

Amazon Is Top Tech Employer Amid Pandemic in Q2 2020, Report Says

Some of the top occupations that Amazon is looking to hire include software developer, network engineer, program manager and systems engineer.

Firm Ranks Multicloud Container Development Platforms

Forrester Research published a new report on multicloud container development platforms (MCDPs), a growing enterprise approach in new-age cloud computing.

Microsoft Lauds Underwater Datacenter Test

Sparked by an idea first floated in 2014, Microsoft's two-year test of an underwater datacenter proof of concept has been deemed a success, providing insights about reliability, practicality and energy sustainability that may improve terrestrial datacenters.

VMware Adds Tanzu to vSphere for Quick Kubernetes Onramp

Among several new product updates announced by VMware this week is VMware vSphere 7 Update 1, which further integrates its mainstay virtualization platform with Tanzu, the company's Kubernetes offering.

Red Hat Marketplace Opens for Hybrid, Multicloud Environments

Aiming to provide a one-stop-shop for hybrid, multicloud and on-premises environments, Red Hat and IBM teamed up to offer the Red Hat Marketplace, now in general availability.

As Virtualized RANs Emerge in 5G Efforts, Security Concerns Arise

As Radio Access Networks (RANs) get more attention with the ongoing rollouts of 5G networks, a key player is bringing up security concerns associated with the new virtualized technology.

Cloud vs. Virtualization: What's the Difference?

A recent online tech event about cost considerations for virtualization and cloud computing started out with the basics by explaining exactly what the difference is between the two, especially pertinent to readers of this publications which happens to be named <i>Virtualization & Cloud Review</i>.

Cloud Research Report Addresses 'Hard Questions' Caused by COVID-19

Like it has for years, Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on cloud computing platforms lists the same three vendors at the top -- AWS, Microsoft and Google -- but there is one new factor in the mix: COVID-19.

Cisco Details New SD-WAN SDK

Cisco has been highlighting documentation for its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) solution, most recently with a post about its new software development kit (SDK), which followed new documentation on the SD-WAN API.

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Remote Work: Providing Access to Internal Web Content via Amazon WorkLink, Part 2

After using step-by-step instructions and screenshots to detail how to create a WorkLink fleet amid the COVID-19 remote work surge, Brien Posey wraps up the discussion by showing you the remainder of the configuration process.

Cloud Computing Costs Tip: 'Whatever You Spend on Monitoring Is Worth It'

"Every cloud service is a consumable, and you need to make sure that the only thing you're paying for is what you've consumed," explained Howard M. Cohen during a recent online presentation about cloud computing costs.

Remote Work: Providing Access to Internal Web Content via Amazon WorkLink

Amid the COVID-19 remote work surge, Amazon WorkLink can provide a better alternative to VPNs for enabling remote workers to access internal web content. Brien Posey explains how with illustrated, step-by-step instructions.

Azure Arc for a Hybrid World

Paul Schnackenburg looks at the current capabilities of the public preview of Azure Arc -- extending Azure Resource Manager capabilities to Linux and Windows servers, as well as Kubernetes clusters on any infrastructure across on-premises, multicloud, and edge -- and why you should care.

SD-WAN Primer Part 3: Deployment Methods

Tom Fenton concludes his three-part series on SD-WAN by outlining some different deployment modes.