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The Benefits of Hybrid IT Solutions – IT Business Net

Posted on Apr 25, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

By Nick Pell for America's Backbone Weekly If cloud computing was the big buzz term of the last several years, the new catchphrase is "hybrid cloud solutions." But more than a buzzword, this is the latest development in data storage for your business. A hybrid cloud system uses a mixture of on-premises, private cloud and public cloud services to store and manage your data.

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The Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing – Small Business Computing

Posted on Apr 25, 2015 in Cloud News

By Larry Alton Frequently touted as the future of business technology, cloud computing's biggest benefit is that it makes enterprise-quality technology affordable for small businesses. It lets them compete at previously unattainable levels.

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Here Come Enterprise Apps for Apple Watch – Enterprise Apps Today

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Posted April 24, 2015 By Ann All     Feedback Enterprise software vendors wasted no time in rolling out applications for the Apple Watch.

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Protegrity Data Security Platform and Cloud Gateway Win Gold and Bronze in … – Satellite PR News (press release)

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

STAMFORD, CT–(SATPRNEWS.COM – Apr 23, 2015) –  Protegrity announced today that Info Security Products Guide, a leading information security research and advisory publication, has named two of the company’s data-centric enterprise data security solutions as winners in the 2015 Global Excellence Awards competition. The Protegrity Data Security Platform (v6.5.2) was selected as a Gold Winner in the “Best Security Software” category and as a Bronze Winner in the “Security Products and Solutions for Large Enterprises” category

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Hybrid cloud adoption to triple as on-prem and private cloud use slow – IT World Canada

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Organizations are stepping up their adoption of hybrid cloud solutions over the next three years while the use of private clouds and on-premises hosting environments decline. Research commissioned by cloud hosting and managed services company Peer 1 Hosting which queried more than 900 information technology decision makers from Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, found that 10 per cent of firms are primarily using hybrid cloud systems, while 28 per cent said they intend to turn to hybrid cloud within three years. By contract, on-premises hosting is expected to fall from 31 per cent to 17 per cent over the same period and use of private clouds is anticipated to drop from 52 per cent to 41 per cent

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IBM Brings Security Intelligence to the Cloud – eWeek

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

IBM announces it is taking its QRadar-based security intelligence solution for cyber-threat analytics to the cloud in a SaaS model.

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Box CEO courts enterprise cloud customers – CIO

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Aaron Levie, cofounder and CEO of cloud-storage provider Box, got some laughs from the crowd at Re/code's enterprise conference Tuesday night when he said he's been thinking about files for 10 and a half years. He wasn't joking. After almost a decade in business, Box went public earlier this year and now has more than 34 million users, as well as 45,000 companies on its platform

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CipherCloud Announces Cloud Discovery Enterprise Edition – CSO Australia

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Dramatically enhances visibility, monitoring, and analysis of shadow IT at a global level Today, CipherCloud, the leader in cloud visibility and data protection, announced Cloud Discovery Enterprise Edition to deliver comprehensive visibility, risk scoring, and actionable intelligence across all clouds applications in the corporate ecosystem. The offering, an integral part of the CipherCloud platform, enables companies to gain visibility into their cloud usage, protect their sensitive data, enforce security policies and monitor user activities.

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Microsoft Irish data case raises critical issues for cloud computing – Irish Times

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 in Cloud News

A US court case considering whether a US judge can force Microsoft to hand over e-mails sitting in the company’s Irish data centre raises critical issues for cloud computing companies, according to David Etue, vice president of corporate development strategy for identity and data protection at global security company Gemalto. Addressing a session at the RSA security conference here, Mr Etue said Microsoft’s ongoing appeal against the demand, after refusing to comply with the subpoena, is a case many security specialists didn’t notice because it involved a consumer cloud environment, Microsoft’s Hotmail web mail service. However, he stressed that the case “is a big deal” and has far-reaching implications for the cloud sector

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Cloud, Mobile and Enterprise Encryption: The New Normal? – Information Management

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

After a decade of false starts, encryption technology is taking hold across mobile devices and cloud computing. The big question: Can traditional enterprise networks and on-premises data centers keep pace with the fast-rising encryption trend? During the 1990s, encryption often was considered too complex or too expensive to deploy companywide.

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Qualys introduces new Web application firewall, cloud agent – TechTarget

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in SMB Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO -- Qualys upped its cloud security game at RSA Conference 2015 with three new offerings, including version 2.0 of its Web application firewall and a cloud agent platform. Sumedh Thakar, chief product officer at Qualys, said the new products and services were developed based on feedback from customers concerned that traditional security products weren't providing the proper visibility they needed into their cloud services and infrastructure

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Perspecsys’ AppProtex Cloud Data Protection Platform Honored as Gold Winner … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Perspecsys, the leader in enterprise cloud data protection solutions, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named the AppProtex Cloud Data Protection Platform a Gold winner of the 2015 Global Excellence Awards in the Product of the Year, Cloud Security Category. The security industry celebrated its 11th Annual 2015 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco by honoring excellence in every facet of the industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies

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Why Businesses Should Consider Moving to AURO for Their Cloud Computing … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in Cloud News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched in November of 2014, AURO is the first and only true enterprise cloud computing system in Canada. They guarantee 100% data sovereignty on their OpenStack powered cloud and now offer open-source app deployments with their one-click app launcher including the general availability of Windows and Microsoft SQL servers. But these are just some of the reasons to onboard into the cloud.

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Qualys Unveils Groundbreaking Cloud Agent Platform for Continuous Asset … – MarketWatch

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in SMB Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Apr 21, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- RSA Conference USA 2015, Booth #N3421 -- Qualys, Inc. QLYS, +3.56% a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced the launch of Qualys Cloud Agent Platform (CAP), a revolutionary new platform that extends Qualys' industry-leading Cloud Security and Compliance Platform with lightweight agents to continuously assess security and compliance of organizations' global IT infrastructure and applications

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(ISC)² and CSA introduce new cloud security certification – SC Magazine UK

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

April 21, 2015 (ISC)² and CSA have partnered to launch the new Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification, which it hopes will move security up the agenda when it comes down to designing, implementing and managing enterprise cloud environments.

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