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    CLOUD SECURITY BEST PRACTICE: SECURITY AS A SERVICE OR CLOUD SECURITY TOOLING?

    May 25, 2017

    A recent survey on cloud security and cloud adoption found that the single biggest impediment to moving to the public cloud was continued concerns around security.

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/may/25/cloud-security-best-practice-security-service-or-cloud-security-tooling/6337

    MICROSOFT GDPR CLOUD DASHBOARD TO HELP CUSTOMERS COMPLY WITH RULES

    May 25, 2017

    Microsoft is the latest global-scale cloud provider to recently tout the steps it is taking to comply with the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/microsoft-gdpr-cloud-dashboard-to-help-customers-comply-with-rules6341

    RED HAT ACQUIRES CODENVY TO ADVANCE CLOUD-BASED DEVELOPER TOOLS

    May 25, 2017

    Red Hat today announced the acquisition of privately-held developer tools startup CodeEnvy in a bid to help further advance the state of cloud-based development. Financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed.

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    http://www.eweek.com/cloud/red-hat-acquires-codenvy-to-advance-cloud-based-developer-tools6343

    HOW A YOUNG FINTECH AND AWS PAVED THE WAY FOR A NEW BREED OF CLOUD BANKING SERVICES IN THE UK

    May 25, 2017

    The minds at independent bank OakNorth have set themselves one of the toughest challenges for any start-up: serve a highly-specialised target audience using cloud technology in a sector where security is the number one priority.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/finance/6827/oaknorth-and-aws-building-the-uk-s-first-cloud-based-bank6347

    OGFZA DEPLOYS ORACLE CLOUD TO DRIVE INVESTMENT

    May 24, 2017

    According to the company, the Oracle Cloud solution is expected to guarantee that OGFZA does not falter in its commitment to new service standards such as the reduction of the turnaround time for a new licence from 28 days to 14 and the cut in the time for licence renewal from 14 days to 48 hours. WWW.VANGUARDNGR.COM
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    http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/05/ogfza-deploys-oracle-cloud-drive-investment/6326

    WANNACRY AND THE PUBLIC CLOUD: THE CISO PERSPECTIVE

    May 24, 2017

    I recently attended a CISO Executive Summit here in NYC.  The room was packed with 175 CISOs and top-level security leaders from various industries.  There was broad agreement that WannaCry was a scramble for many of their teams, and created a long weekend for some.  We concurred that...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/may/24/wannacry-and-public-cloud-ciso-perspective/6345

    CITRIX TALKS UP THE POWER OF CLOUD AT SYNERGY 2017

    May 24, 2017

    Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov has praised the power of the cloud in enabling the future of work at the company's annual Synergy conference in Orlando.

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/leadership/6826/citrix-talks-up-the-power-of-cloud-at-synergy-20176348

    MICROSOFT'S P LANGUAGE IS AIMED AT WHERE CLOUD, AI, AND IOT MEET

    May 23, 2017

    Microsoft is positioning its P language as a solution for asynchrony in a world where this capability is becoming increasingly vital for the cloud, artificial intelligence, and embedded systems.

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    http://www.infoworld.com/article/3197852/application-development/microsofts-p-language-is-aimed-at-where-cloud-ai-and-iot-meet.html6353

TRENDING NEWS


    ORACLE POSTS $1.36BN CLOUD QUARTER WITH PAAS AND IAAS AIMING TO GO INTO ‘HYPER GROWTH’

    Jun 23, 2017

    Oracle’s cloud revenues continue to go in the right direction – with Larry Ellison predicting its PaaS and IaaS business will outperform SaaS in time.

    Total cloud revenues for the company’s most recent quarter hit $1.36 billion (£1.06bn), or 13% of overall reve...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/23/oracle-posts-136bn-cloud-quarter-paas-and-iaas-aiming-go-hyper-growth/6405

    SOME THINGS SHOULD NOT GO PUBLIC:CLOUD THE RISKS OF A SINGLE-CLOUD STRATEGY

    Jun 23, 2017

    Both Amazon and Microsoft cloud users experienced majorly disrupted services earlier this year due to unforeseen outages on both the AWS and Azure platforms. Customers faced disrupted services with no access to vital apps or data and some companies were left without access to crucial SaaS-based tech...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/23/some-things-should-not-go-public-risks-single-cloud-strategy/6406

    AWS HITS BACK AT CLAIMS WALMART WANTS TO 'SHUN' CLOUD GIANT

    Jun 23, 2017

    WS has accused retail giant Walmart of telling other businesses not to use its services, instead advising them to use a rival platform and this has had a significant impact on the cloud provider's new business. Walmart apparently told its technology suppliers to use Microsoft's Azure cloud s...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/public-cloud/6880/aws-hits-back-at-claims-walmart-wants-to-shun-cloud-giant6408

    HOW TO CHOOSE A CLOUD SANDBOX SOLUTION: BEST PRACTICE IDEAS

    Jun 22, 2017

    Businesses have become painfully aware that conventional approaches virus signature scanning and URL filtering  are no longer sufficient in the fight against cyberthreats. This is in part because malware is constantly changing, generating new signatures with a frequency that far outpaces the up...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/22/how-to-choose-a-sandbox-best-practice/6401

    REPORT AFFIRMS CONTINUED CLOUD SPEND FOR US BUSINESSES IN 2017

    Jun 22, 2017

    More than two thirds of businesses plan to increase their cloud computing spending in 2017, according to a new report from B2B research provider Clutch.
    The report, which polled 283 IT professionals at businesses across the United States, also found that for almost half (47%) of organisations...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/22/report-affirms-continued-cloud-spend-us-businesses-2017/6402

    BT JOINS CLOUD INDUSTRY FORUM

    Jun 22, 2017

    BT is the latest company to join the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), announcing its commitment to open standards and developing best practice for cloud technologies.
    The telco said it wants to support CIF in its endeavours to raise the standards of cloud services and, alongside its Cloud of Cloud...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/leadership/6878/bt-joins-cloud-industry-forum6403

    WE WON’T BE PUT OFF OUR CLOUD STRATEGY BY CYBER THREATS, ORGANISATIONS AFFIRM

    Jun 22, 2017

    Four in five respondents say cloud adoption in their organisations will not be put off by high profile cyber-attacks, according to a new study from software and IT services provider Advanced. The survey, which polled more than 500 senior executives in UK organisations and was conducted through Techm...

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    https://www.cloudcomputing-news.net/news/2017/jun/22/we-wont-be-put-our-cloud-strategy-cyber-threats-organisations-affirm/6407

    RACKSPACE CLOSES TRICORE PURCHASE, ADDING MISSION-CRITICAL WORKLOADS SUPPORT

    Jun 21, 2017

    Rackspace has completed its acquisition of TriCore, meaning the cloud company's customers will soon be able to take advantage of managed services for mission-critical workloads.
    The purchase means businesses will be able to take advantage of TriCore's management services including ERP...

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    http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/operations/erp/6876/rackspace-closes-tricore-purchase-adding-mission-critical-workloads-support6397

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