Tuesday, November 18, 2014

re:Cap of AWS re:Invent: 10 cool new Amazon cloud features

  Cloud security grows up | Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

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re:Cap of AWS re:Invent: 10 cool new Amazon cloud features
At Amazon Web Services' third annual re:Invent cloud computing conference the market's leading infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) public provider revealed a variety of new cloud service features. Here's a recap of AWS's announcements from re:Invent 2014. Read More

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Cloud security grows up
Comprehensive cloud security services are taking over the market. Read More

Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app
Cisco will package and deliver enterprise collaboration capabilities via a mobile and Web app built to replicate the ease of use of consumer software but designed for ad hoc, workplace team interaction. Read More

SkyKick promises simpler migration to Office 365
As Office 365 continues to gain customers, migration tools to help them move into the cloud are becoming more popular. Read More

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Adobe can now send customized messages to beacon apps
Stores, sports venues and other users of Apple's iBeacons will have to walk a fine line between helping users and angering them with new in-app messaging from Adobe Systems' Marketing Cloud. Read More

Hackers claim BitTorrent Sync should not be used for sensitive data
If you've tried BitTorrent Sync, then you probably like it. Not only can BitTorrent Sync users sync files between devices on a local network, but also between devices online via "secure distributed P2P technology" without the pitfalls of the cloud like file size limits, third-party snoopers and painfully slow transfer speeds. Read More

Amazon launches Lambda, an event-driven compute service
Continuing to roll out new compute services at an impressive clip, Amazon Web Services has introduced a way for programmers to trigger operations in their AWS deployments without running a full virtual machine, potentially reducing maintenance work and cost. Read More

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3 Insider Threats Executives Need to Watch For
Aberdeen Group's Derek E. Brink discusses in this report the three types of insider threats that executives must watch out for, as well as five ways in which these threats are likely to occur, and how to react to them when they appear. Avoid costly security breaches with this valuable information. Learn More

The SWAMP: How to avoid the coming software armageddon
It's not a question of if your applications and Web applications will be attacked but when and how much have you "hardened" your apps through assurance testing. The SWAMP, sponsored by the DHS, provides a large suite of hosted testing tools so you can do vulnerability tests for free. Read More

Net neutrality proposal could lead to broadband taxes, opponents say
U.S. President Barack Obama's call for the Federal Communications Commission to pass net neutrality rules by reclassifying broadband as a regulated public utility is a bad idea that could raise broadband prices by 16 percent or more, a parade of Republican politicians and conservative activists said Friday. Read More

Cloud computing's not-so-secret mission
There is no denying that the cloud and cloud computing have changed the way many of us are doing business. You only had to attend last week's sold out AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas to see the cloud out in force. Read More

Amazon embraces Docker with new customer tool
The Docker container virtualization technology has proved to be such a hit with its users that Amazon Web Services has created a new management tool for handling large scale Docker deployments, though observers worry it could lock customers more tightly into the Amazon ecosystem. Read More



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