Consumerization of IT, Secure Data Centers, Virtualization, VMware
Jun 6th, 2013 |
[NOTE: This Post was continued from Part 1 at VMware SMB Blog]
According to Gartner, midsize businesses account for nearly 40 percent of U.S. server sales. Unlike large enterprises, these organizations have fewer resources to support the deployment and maintenance of new servers in existing IT environments. With the goal of optimizing their entire IT infrastructure, midsize businesses are turning to virtualization.
No longer limited to enterprises with big IT budgets, virtualization has proven to lower IT costs while improving IT agility. Yet, as midsize organizations embrace virtualization,...
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Cloud, Cloud-based Security
Jun 4th, 2013 |
The Cloud Security Alliance recently released a white paper on cloud computing vulnerability incidents spanning the last five years. They looked at more than 11 thousand news articles regarding cloud computing-related incidents to determine the top reasons behind outages. Did you know 64 percent of the outages can be attributed to one of three causes:
Insecure Interfaces & APIs
Data Loss & Leakage
If you are developing an application for the cloud or deploying software in the cloud, there is good news: There are some key ways to avoid the majority of outages.