Cloud/Virtualization/Green


‘Biometrics in a box’ – migrating Windows apps to the Amazon cloud

A hands-on look at migrating biometrics applications to Amazon's cloud.

How county prepared for DDOS attacks at GOP convention

Concerned about being targeted by denial-of-service attacks while hosting the GOP convention, the Hillsborough County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office turned to security-as-a-service.

Companies, agencies, still struggling with big data's learning curve

Even as enterprises launch big data initiatives, many face gaps in computing power, analytics and workforce skills, CompTIA survey finds.

Oil baths: A better way to keep computers cool?

Intel test finds dunking servers in mineral oil can cut power consumption.

A secure alternative to cloud-based file sharing?

Axwat MailGate combines security and policy enforcement for sharing files via the cloud.

Government's 7 top challenges to embracing the cloud

The Government Accountability Office recently released a report that assessed the progress seven agencies have made in implementing the Cloud First policy and came up with their seven top challenges.

Can the cloud really keep a (government) secret?

National security and emergency preparedness can be shifted safely to the cloud, experts say, provided agencies pay proper attention to details.

FAQ: How to pick a secure cloud provider

There are several essential questions to consider in picking a cloud provider, including what level of security is needed for services your agency is moving

Windows Server 2012 makes a push into the cloud

Microsoft's latest server OS is heavily integrated into the Azure cloud computing system.

Are security-savvy execs wary of the cloud?

Organizations with strong security practices are more likely to entrust their data to cloud providers, according to a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute.

VMware: Unified, secure mobile management is on Horizon

VMware Horizon Suite will offer secure, flexible management of a mobile workforce that needs increasingly needs anytime, anywhere access from any device.

Glacier: When slow storage retrieval wins the day

Amazon's cold storage is built for long-term archiving, not fast retrieval.

CipherCloud encrypts data across multiple cloud apps

Connect AnyApp encrypts data in transit, in use and at rest for Web applications and services such as Salesforce.com, Gmail, Office 365 and Amazon Web Services.

What OS X Mountain Lion can do for the enterprise

As more agencies adopt Apple's mobile devices, the new OS' security, messaging and synch-ability could make the workplace more efficient and enjoyable.

Navigating the 'unholy' matrimony of mobile and cloud

Mobile computing and the cloud, which each have their own security concerns, have become inseparable.