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Gartner Hypes Cloud Computing With Some Sketchy Predictions

I read through the McKinsey & Co. report today on cloud computing. The one that caused a bit of a fracas a few weeks ago when they kind of rained on the parade about cloud computing. Hype is a big concern for McKinsey as they recognize how it can damage the overall market. I still […]

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Anti-Virus Software in the Cloud – Panda Kicks It Into High Gear

One thing we learned last week at the RSA Conference. Some new market sectors are emerging. Looks like anti-virus software that uses the cloud is a candidate, especially with the announcement today from Panda Security about its Panda Cloud Anti-Virus, which it is offering as a free download from its site. Here’s Panda’s video they […]

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Qualys on Cloud Security: Third Parties Can Provide Assurances

Qualys started its cloud computing service ten years ago. Now that the rush is on for cloud computing, the industry needs ways to make sure that clients can be assured that their data is being handles securely, it is audited and adhering to compliance frameworks. Third party services and organizations may be the answer. We […]

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Cisco and the Promise of the Cloud

The promise of the cloud comes down to the ability to take any amount of data and process it through a distributed computing environment. Keith Stewart of Cisco says it is a lot like creating a central place where the information can be analyzed and attacks prevented. Cisco announced a number of cloud security initiatives […]

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Identity Issues Are At A Turning Point

We expect to hear a lot of discussion about the affect of consumer technologies at the RSA Conference next week. As Charles Kolodgy of IDC said yesterday in the pre-conference analyst call: social networks are where the users are and more so than ever before, the appetite for consumer technology in the enterprise is ravenous. […]

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Cloud Computing Adoption Comes Down To Trust and Openness

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