It’s time for organizations of all sizes to prepare for a more complex landscape of cyber threats: very large volumetric attacks, application attacks that target specific critical resources, and low and slow attacks that may occur below the radar.
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Last week StrataCore and the Seattle SIM co-hosted a panel discussion at the Big Picture in Seattle. The topic was: Cloud vs Colo Smackdown – Where Should You Put Your Infrastructure?
As part of the WTIA’s IT Security event series, they hosted a Privacy of the Cloud panel discussion at KPMG last week. Our very own Director of Cloud Strategy, Lee Pallat, was one of the panelists, along with Co-Founder of Déjà Vu Security, Akshay Aggarwal, Founder of Rhino Security Labs, Benjamin Caudill, and Manager at KPMG, Kerri Murphy. If you missed the event, you can read a recap on our blog, or watch the video. Interesting discussion about privacy and security related to the cloud and how it’s changing businesses, IT departments, and consumers.
Here is a quick rundown of a few newsworthy articles that people are talking about it the world of IT, including cloud computing trends for 2015, some M&A activity, new products/services being offered, and organizations leading the technology pack.
Moving to the Cloud? Everyone’s doing it.
I was on my way home the other night and wanted something to listen to while sitting in traffic, so why not a podcast. Here is a summary of The Structured Show podcast that kept me entertained while parked on I-90. Thank you to the hosts Barb Darrow and Derrick Harris. “If your cloud provider’s lineup leaves you cold, you can jump ship. Or you could wait a minute because things could — probably will — change. There’s already been a ton of consolidation — the acquisitions of MetaCloud, Eucalyptus, Cloudscaling et al by Cisco, HP, and EMC respectively.
There is a new Forrester Wave report out that focuses on hosted private cloud solutions.
We wanted to recap a few of the highlights from our blog, which included a fair amount of M&A activity, new cloud related technology products, and a bit of Shellshock.
Cloud 2015 is off to a stuttering start with Verizon’s announcement of up to 48 hours of downtime for maintenance. Notifications have been going out to all Verizon Cloud customers with predictably unhappy responses. While the twitterverse is in a bit of an uproar, Verizon has performed similar maintenance in the past and states that ONLY 24 hours of downtime is expected.
It’s that time of year, and we couldn’t resist jumping on the industry recap bandwagon.