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A few months ago, Google announced plans to move its corporate applications to the cloud; a new security model that it has referred to as The BeyondCorp Initiative. Rather than trust an internal corporate network to protect its mission-critical systems, Google is shirking tradition. It’s operating on the belief that internal networks are just as […]

Dec 31, 2015, 2:22 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

There’s a standard narrative in the cloud world. If you pay attention to the media generated around the cloud industry, you’ll be familiar with it. It goes something like this: in the early days of the cloud, security was a problem; cloud vendors focused on convenience and technology, not so much on the compliance, privacy, […]

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Dec 15, 2015, 11:48 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Since our last roundup, quite a bit has happened. North America has run out of IPv4 addresses, but the world did not descend into anarchy, so that’s good. However, we can’t say the same for the reaction to Chicago’s new cloud tax. From all walks of life, people aren’t happy about that decision.  And don’t […]

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Jul 21, 2015, 12:38 pmBy: Ben Ustick (0) Comments

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst put the cat among the pigeons recently with comments about the cost of cloud platforms. He said: “The public cloud gets to become obscenely expensive at scale … for workloads that don’t vary a lot in usage.” Let’s be clear about what Whitehead is saying here. He is not saying […]

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Jun 16, 2015, 1:01 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Platform-as-a-service is one of the most popular cloud service modalities. PaaS operates at a higher level than IaaS. It provides a complete development and production environment while abstracting from the underlying infrastructure. It is located at a lower level in the stack than software-as-a-service. The benefits of PaaS are obvious. Application developers and providers can […]

May 27, 2015, 3:55 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments


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