Cloud computing: One world, two, or more?

One of the problems with cloud computing is it is so flexible. We’re still in the early stages of the technology and – pardon the pun – the sky’s the limit on what

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

How to check on your cloud provider

Potential cloud-services customers face a tough problem: How can they trust cloud providers enough to hire them when the providers refuse to reveal important infrastructure details for reasons of security and practicality?These providers

Published on: December 17th, 2010 Tim Greene

Cloud security

A security expert warns organizations making a foray into cloud computing may know familiar terms like multi-tenancy and virtualization, but that doesn’t mean they understand everything about putting applications in the cloud.  In

Published on: March 23rd, 2010 Kathleen Lau

FRANKLY SPEAKING: Security the obstacle to cloud adoption

Security remains the main obstacle to enterprise adoption of cloud computing, followed by economics, according to Richard McDonald, technical executive and IT architect at IBM Canada Ltd. McDonald presented IBM’s perspective on cloud

Published on: May 14th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

VMware fleshes out cloud security strategy

VMware Inc. announced its vShield security technology and other details of its vCloud initiative this week at VMworld Europe in Cannes, France. The company’s Virtual Datacentre Operating System (VDC-OS) will let companies run

Published on: February 24th, 2009 Greg Meckbach