Thursday, March 05, 2015

What happens inside Amazon when there’s a Xen vulnerability

  Meru Networks targets growing market for cloud-managed Wi-Fi | Review: Microsoft Azure beats Amazon and Google for mobile development

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What happens inside Amazon when there's a Xen vulnerability
Amazon Web Services last year was estimated by Gartner to be five times bigger than its next 14 competitors combined. That's a lot of virtual machines. And they all run on a customized version of the open source Xen hypervisor, so when the Xen code has a security vulnerability, that's a big deal for AWS. Read More


3 Ways to Restore Salesforce Data
Data loss in Salesforce can be disastrous for your organization. Understand the three options for restoring lost data so you're ready when the worst happens. In this paper learn: -3 methods for restoring lost Salesforce data -Challenges and benefits of each method -Best practices for backup and restore Learn More

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Top 5 Reasons Your Need Backup for Salesforce
How safe is the information you store in Salesforce? Learn 5 challenges businesses face and how to overcome them. In this eBook learn: -Top 5 threats to your Salesforce data -How to proactively prevent and recover from these threats -How to remain compliant in the cloud Learn More

Meru Networks targets growing market for cloud-managed Wi-Fi
With a solution aimed at small businesses but which could apply to larger organizations, Meru Networks is turning to the cloud for plug-and-play Wi-Fi. Read More

Review: Microsoft Azure beats Amazon and Google for mobile development
In the last year I've reviewed six MBaaS (mobile back end as a service) platforms: FeedHenry, Kinvey, Parse, AnyPresence, Appcelerator, and I also briefly examined the MBaaS platforms associated with Pivotal CF and IBM Bluemix in my reviews of those PaaS (platform as a service) offerings. Read More

Google brings app messaging to its cloud
Closing a gap with other enterprise cloud providers, Google has created a service to facilitate communications across applications that customers build on the company's cloud platform. Read More

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Achieve Consistent Performance With Hybrid Flash Array
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Review: Nvidia's Grid is like Netflix Instant streaming for games
Last week I reviewed Nvidia's Shield Tablet – an Android tablet focused on playing games. And it truly is an awesome gaming device, but one of the most intriguing parts of this little system comes in the form of the Nvidia Grid Streaming Service. Read More

Why the enterprise cloud needs shadow IT to succeed
Who is really responsible for cloud initiatives in the enterprise? Some say central IT, but studies show that is most certainly not the case. Enter shadow IT, which is very much alive and well in the enterprise. Read More

How cloud-based ERP can give your business a boost
A couple of years ago, Unionwear, a clothing and accessaries manufacturer-based in Newark, N.J., employed a patchwork of systems to run its business.Unionwear, a 120-employee company, lacked a unified, enterprise-wide system. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Cloud Cruiser
Clarity & Cost Control in Delivering IT Services
This paper explores the evolution of IT, with an emphasis on the control of IT services as they shift back to enterprise IT. We'll look at how this control comes with a price, in terms of complexity and lack of visibility into consumption costs, as well as the value these IT services can provide. Learn More

Alibaba enters US cloud market, signaling global ambitions
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is making a push into the U.S. cloud computing market, where it's expected to run into competition from, Google and Microsoft. Read More

IBM plugs OpenPower servers into SoftLayer cloud
  IBM will roll out a cloud computing service next quarter using OpenPower-based servers, continuing an effort to expand the market for Power processors and challenge Intel in hyperscale data centers. Read More

Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security
  Hard on the heels of debuting a cloud storage service for financial services firms, Box announced that it has acquired Subspace, a startup focused on cross-device collaboration security. Read More



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