IT - Cloud
21 Mar 2016
Cloud Security: Understanding New Risks, Rising To New Challenges
Dark Reading, March 21st, 2016

"In a business world dominated by the cloud, security ops has to change the way we play the game in order to accomplish our strategic goals.

During the course of my travels, there is one topic that comes up in nearly every meeting I attend: organizations moving to the cloud. Whether we like it or not, cloud migration is upon us, and the pace at which it is occurring seems to increase with each passing day. Many organizations I work with have already moved a number of business functions to the cloud, are in the process of doing so, or are seriously evaluating or planning for a move in this direction..."
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23 Mar 2016
Growing Up Hybrid: The Hybrid Cloud Comes Of Age
InformationWeek, March 23rd, 2016

Hybrid cloud is now the standard for getting the most out of your IT infrastructure. How important is it to your organization's digital future?

Hybrid cloud is no longer a new approach to getting the most out of your IT infrastructure -- it's the standard. In fact, IDC predicts that 80% of all enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud architectures by 2017, blending heritage systems with cloud-based environments.
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21 Mar 2016
Hybrid Cloud Strategies That Work
Datamation, March 21st, 2016

"Enterprises are getting the message when it comes to cloud computing - get on board. While few may be engaging in an outright full move away from a traditional on-premise datacenter to off-premise cloud computing, the so-called hybrid cloud strategy is gaining in popularity.

A recent survey by cloud management company Rightscale of organizations with at least 1,000 employees showed that a whopping 95 percent already have a hybrid cloud strategy that involves moving at least some business applications and data to both public and private environments..."
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21 Mar 2016
Is A Cloud Bursting Architecture Difficult To Implement?
SearchCloudComputing, March 21st, 2016

"Cloud bursting helps organizations use the public cloud to manage sudden spikes in demand. But what challenges or issues might it introduce?

Cloud bursting is the process of moving workloads between a private cloud and a public cloud to accommodate changing workload demands..."
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    25 Mar 2016
    Making The Business Case For Cloud
    Network Computing, March 25th, 2016

    "IT leaders need to fully understand costs and business need of the DIY model when considering cloud.

    IT managers are often caught in a tough position when exploring cloud as a viable alternative to traditional infrastructure and application service methods. On one hand, it's widely accepted that cloud services are a crucial enabler to being innovative, agile and cost efficient..."
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    25 Mar 2016
    Resilient Cloud Network Architectures: Fundamentals
    Securosis, March 25th, 2016

    "As much as we like to believe we have evolved as a species, people continue to be scared of things they don't understand. Yes, many organizations have embraced the cloud whole hog and are rushing headlong into the cloud age. But it's a big world, and millions of others remain paralyzed - not really understanding cloud computing, and taking the general approach that it can't be secure because, well, it just can't. Or it's too new. Or some for other unfounded and incorrect reason. Kind of like when folks insisted that the Earth was the center of the universe..."
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