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AppZero, the fastest way to move enterprise server applications to the cloud, has announced that it has been named to CIO.com‘s "10 Hot Cloud Startups to Watch" compiled by Startup 50 writer Jeff Vance. The 10 companies making the list were selected from a "top 25" list that was nomin...
Gravitant has announced enhancements coming this month to its award winning cloudMatrix cloud brokerage and management platform: Continuous cloud asset discovery and sync (starting with Amazon Web Services today with additional providers added over time), which enhances internal gover...
The process of mapping IT computing resources to business services – commonly known as “business service management” (BSM) or “IT service management” (ITSM) – is time-consuming and becomes even trickier when cloud computing gets added into the mix. Neebula is making available a previe...
Alert Logic, a leader in delivering on-demand Security-as-a-Service, announced that SunGard Availability Services will integrate Alert Logic’s solutions for vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection and log management into its current suite of managed security services.
The online storage and collaboration market has been hot, with early market entrants Dropbox, Box.net and YouSendIt appearing to have taken the initial lead in providing individuals and businesses with the ability to easily store, share, and send large files between multiple parties. ...
Cloud Expo, Inc. announced on Thursday that Cloud Expo 2011 New York, the 8th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, will take place June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world’s leading Cloud-...
Across all industries, small businesses are increasingly facing new threats related to cyber security. Whereas some have taken minimum steps to address these threats but most have not. New security threats and incidents are reported every day in news reports and a many remain unreporte...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and ...
As you navigate the cloud, security may be one of your primary concerns. Are you wondering: What are the security threats I should be concerned about? How do I eliminate or minimize the threats? How do I secure my data outside of my firewall? What is the best way to manage my data in...
"The technical and security needs of our government customers are very specialized, and having a senior resource focused on IT and the cloud in this sector is a major competitive differentiator for RightNow," said Laef Olson, CIO of RightNow, as he announced the promotion of RightNow's...
Cloud and virtualization are the Power Couple of enterprise computing: the cloud offers potentially unlimited scalability (both up and down) while the virtualization of resources ensures that system management issues are hidden from the end-user. It is a marriage made in heaven. As ent...
"Security is almost universally the number one concern of companies moving into cloud computing environments; however, most organizations have not yet considered the implications of using insecure software in the cloud," said Jim Reavis, Executive Director of the Cloud Security Allianc...
IntraLinks, a provider of critical information exchange solutions, on Thursday announced that the Cloud Security Alliance, a not-for-profit organization that promotes best practices and education around the security of cloud computing, has asked IntraLinks to join its SME (Subject Matt...
“IntraLinks has been an innovator in the cloud computing space for more than 10 years and their insight is a welcome addition to our organization,” said Jim Reavis, executive director, Cloud Security Alliance. “Security is typically a key concern for any organization that’s choosing an...
Cloud Expo Gold Sponsor and a premier provider of complex hosting, application managements and managed cloud services for enterprises, NaviSite, Inc., announced at Cloud Expo that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance as a corporate sponsor member to help establish and promote best...
LogLogic, security and log management company, on Monday announced a strong close to its fiscal first quarter, marked by over 43 percent growth over the same quarter last year. This follows an impressive finish to its previous fiscal year, where overall bookings were up an additional 1...
Symplified, the Cloud security company, today announced that it has been named an OnDemand Top 100 private company for 2010 by AlwaysOn. The inaugural OnDemand Top 100 list recognizes companies that have developed game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt ex...
We are constantly bombarded with articles and presentations about the security risks in cloud computing and why organizations need to be concerned about them as they consider a move. The truth is that organizations do need to be concerned about security – but they needn’t be paralyzed ...
TriCipher, a leading provider of Internet identity services, announced on Monday that the company is seeing significant traction with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology providers in 2010. Within the last 3 months, TriCipher has signed nearly a dozen new SaaS technology innovators ...
Veracode has found that 58 percent of software applications possess vulnerabilities similar to those exploited in the recent cyber attacks on Google and the U.S. Department of Defense. The "State of Software Security" report that has taken into consideration 1,600 Internally Developed...
Viruses and Trojan horses continue to manipulate or delete data, compromising individual computers and entire networks, despite the best efforts of security tools and professionals. As security measures evolve, so too does the sophisticated malware used by cyber-criminals around the wo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Unisys, an innovator in bringing business solutions to global enterprises, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Conventio...
Today, Brad Smith, senior vice president and general counsel at Microsoft Corp., urged both Congress and the information technology industry to act now to ensure that the burgeoning era of cloud computing is guided by an international commitment to privacy, security and transparency fo...
CollabNet, on Wednesday, announced that the Defense Information System Agency (DISA), the information systems group for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), has placed the ProjectForge component of its Forge.mil initiative into limited operational availability (LOA). Forge.mil enables...
Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, announced it will host a webinar titled, “Cloud Computing: A Positive Disruption for IT Security,” on Thursday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m. PST/4:00 p.m. EST. Philippe Courtot, chairman and...
Over the last six months, malware writers have continued their efforts to infect computer users in order to receive direct financial gain and/or to seize control over their machines.Trojan.Clicker.CM holds as the number one e-threat for the second half of the year. It's used to force a...
Symplified, the Cloud security company, announced a new user provisioning addition to its SinglePoint Cloud security platform that enables organizations to centralize the management of user accounts for multiple cloud applications from within their firewall or using the Salesforce.com ...
dataguise.com announced that Molina Healthcare has deployed dataguise dgmasker™ and dgdiscover in more than 100 training, development and testing environments. dataguise security products identify and mask the Personal Health Information (PHI) of Molina Healthcare’s members and provide...
Panda Cloud Antivirus is the best free antivirus software available, according to recent PCMag.com review
Botnets, malicious applications and social networking malware are all threats to look out for in 2010, according to BitDefender. BitDefender, an award-winning provider of innovative anti-malware security solutions, also predicts that in 2010 cybercriminals will target operating systems...
The move towards Cloud Computing has led Getronics to ensure that their managed services are ready for new times. By using Opacus from Nordic Edge, Getronics can offer full support for Federated Service (including protocols like SAML, SPML and XACML), and means that Getronics can offer...
As part of its overall strategy to help customers and partners build public and private clouds that are open and interoperable, Sun Microsystems on Thursdsay unveiled innovative open source cloud security capabilities and announced support for the latest Security Guidance from the Clou...
GoGrid, the cloud computing division of ServePath and CohesiveFT on-boarding solutions for virtual and cloud computing infrastructures, announce the availability of CohesiveFT's VPN-Cubed, customer-controlled cloud security offering, in the GoGrid cloud. Enterprises looking to extend t...
Iron Mountain announced on THursday that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance to help promote and establish security best practices for enterprise-level cloud solutions and services. As a corporate member, Iron Mountain will offer its expertise in enterprise Storage-as-a-Service a...
Mellanox Technologies announced the world’s first 120Gb/s per port InfiniBand switch systems, delivering industry-leading throughput, performance, efficiency, and the lowest latency. Based on InfiniScale IV, Mellanox’s 4th generation of InfiniBand switch silicon, the new members of the...
webappVM makes it easy to deploy applications to the cloud and gives IT the necessary management to ensure applications are running properly when pushed to production. The company is pioneering a new approach to application management that works as part of the underlying platform with ...
Univa UD, a leading provider of cloud management software, announced on Monday the promotion of Richard Wellner to the role of Chief Scientist. Wellner, previously vice president of Professional Services, will work with Univa's product teams to influence solution strategy and direction...
Symantec announced it is offering its next-generation security and enterprise-class storage management solutions through the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Symantec Endpoint Protection and Veritas Storage Foundation Basic are now available on Amazon EC2. Businesses can leve...
Dorado Corporation, a leading North American provider of on-demand consumer lending automation solutions, has released its predictions for major trends and developments likely to shape residential mortgage lending and mortgage technology in 2010. They are: Software-as-a-service (SaaS) ...
SpamTitan Technologies, the makers of powerful yet easy-to-manage spam and web filtering software, today predicted that virtualised-driven, cloud computing offerings will render hardware security appliances all but functionally obsolete by the end of 2011. SpamTitan cited sales evidenc...