Dave Asprey in
Cloud, Cloud-based Security, cloudbursting, DataCenter, hybrid-cloud, IaaS, private cloud, public cloud, Secure Data Centers, Securing the Cloud, Security, Smart Protection Network, Virtualization
Mar 28th, 2011 |
Amazon Web Services today announced the availability of dedicated compute instances within a VPC:
Dedicated Instances are Amazon EC2 instances launched within your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) that run hardware dedicated to a single customer. Dedicated Instances let you take full advantage of the benefits of Amazon VPC and the AWS cloud – on-demand elastic provisioning, pay only for what you use, and a private, isolated virtual network, all while ensuring that your Amazon EC2 compute instances will be isolated at the hardware level.
Of course, the humor here is that Amazon didn’t...
Dave Asprey in
Securing the Cloud, Virtualization
Dec 22nd, 2009 |
I attended the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas in December to gain some insights about how enterprise IT professionals are viewing virtualization and cloud computing. While I dislike Las Vegas in general, I was able to visit the Pinball Hall of Fame (a must-see if you’re a pinball aficionado). From a security perspective, I had a couple of “aha” moments listening to the Gartner analysts and attendees about how they are approaching cloud computing.
Virtualization is Running Rampant: The VMware session overflowed the room, and most sessions dealing with virtualization and...
Securing the Cloud
Oct 20th, 2009 |
Adding to what my colleague Todd has written on the Microsoft/Danger data loss issue…
What has been billed as a large scale failure of cloud computing, more specifically, cloud storage, is making headlines and generating lots of heat but little light.
Major outage hits T-Mobile Sidekick users: “Users of T-Mobile’s Sidekick have been suffering through a major outage over the past several days that left many without access to the Web or their address books.”
Lawsuits filed over Sidekick outages: “In that lawsuit, Thompson’s lawyers argue why the outage...