The days of relying solely on a "blinky light firewall" to give you a sense of security are gone, and you need a cloud-based security solution for controlling your users' cloud access, such as Microsoft Cloud App Security. Paul Schnackenburg details what MCAS can do for your business, how it integrates with other security technologies and the different flavors it's available in.
- By Paul Schnackenburg
With VMware services already available on the AWS cloud and Microsoft Azure, the Google Cloud VMware Engine is now generally available in two U.S. regions, enabling users to migrate existing VMware-based applications to the GCP, no refactoring or rewriting required.
With licensing requirements becoming more complex than ever before, it has become increasingly important to use automated tools such as AWS License Manager to track license usage. Brien Posey shows you how.
Amazon Web Services has created a new front in the cloud computing wars: low-code (or no-code) application development, announcing Honeycode to challenge existing offerings on Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.
Following up on a previous post that explained that Amazon logs AWS administrative activities and exposes those activities through CloudTrail, Brien Posey now examines two additional features that are worth looking at: Insights and Trails.
Colt Technology Services published results of a cloud computing survey that measures the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cloud migration projects, finding that most organizations are reporting delays, but aren't having communication problems.
Hackers managed to exploit misconfigurations from lazy users to launch cryptocurrency mining campaigns leveraging powerful Kubernetes machine learning nodes in the Azure cloud, Microsoft said.
Research firm IDG's new study on cloud computing reaffirms the cloud is the place to be for enterprises by documenting pervasive adoption trends, but it also shows both the upsides and downsides of some aspects, such as using multiple public clouds.
While you can enable logging through EC2 instance guest OSes and through various other tools and applications running in the AWS cloud, you can also enable centralized logging through CloudTrail, which is designed to show you the administrative actions that have been performed across the various AWS services.
Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) 5.0 -- the networking giant's software-defined networking (SDN) offering -- has shipped with added functionality for multicloud deployments, 5G wireless and more.
Research firm Gartner has published a new Magic Quadrant report on the top professional and managed services providers who help organizations implement and operate solutions on big cloud computing platforms like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.
Echoing other industry studies, a new report from database company MariaDB on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic shows increased usage of cloud computing platforms and more organizations planning permanent work-from-hope options, possibly the "new normal," especially among tech companies.
Paul Schnackenburg looks at some of the highlights in the Azure space, and how you can apply some of these new technologies and improvements to your cloud deployments.
- By Paul Schnackenburg
Microsoft Azure outpaced perennial cloud computing champion Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the top Internet of Things (IoT) platform in a new research report.
Red Hat has added Quarkus -- a A Kubernetes-native Java stack -- to its list of supported frameworks in its Runtimes collection for developing cloud-native applications.
Although many studies have confirmed the importance of public cloud initiatives in IT modernization efforts, a new report actually shows an increasing number of workloads being moved off of public clouds.
After previously explaining how to create immutable storage within Amazon S3, Brien Posey details some additional capabilities such as automated data lifecycle management or the ability to place a legal hold on certain data.
Microsoft's Azure cloud is featured front-and-center at the company's Build developer conference being held this week, highlighted by the announcement of an Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes preview.
Brien Posey demonstrates Object Lock and other functionality for immutable storage on the AWS cloud, often used for compliance mandates and increasingly in conjunction with backup and recovery solutions since some types of ransomware are now designed to target backups.
VMware virtualization tech is springing up all over in the cloud computing space, with Google Cloud announcing a VMware offering just 10 days after Microsoft did the same for its Azure cloud.