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Government Cloud Strategy

In February 2011, the U.S. Federal Cloud Computing Strategy (Cloud First Policy) estimated that up to 25% ($20 billion) of US federal government IT spending could be was a target for cloud computing. 692 more words

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With $26M, Snowflake Computing is hoping its take on data warehousing will hit the mainstream

Snowflake Computing, a big data startup whose CEO Bob Muglia was a former Microsoft executive, plans to announce on Tuesday that it’s coming out of stealth and has taken in a funding round of $26 million, which makes for total investment of around $50 million. 388 more words

How can Jennifer Lawrence help me sell cloud hosted software?

In an apparent massive hacking leak, “a flagrant violation of privacy” according to Lawrence, naked photos of Hollywood starlets have been traipsed all over the internet.   361 more words


Microsoft's Cloud Platform System (CPS) vs. the World (VMware EVO:Rails and Amazon)

More bigs news from Microsoft – Microsoft’s Cloud Platform System (CPS) –  (I call it Azure Cloud “Private Edition”) –  a joint announcement from Microsoft and Dell, which offers a bundle including Dell Racks with expandble computing, storage and networking, running a private Azure cloud (on premise) that should look and work the same as Microsoft’s public Azure offering. 168 more words

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Case 6: Should Businesses Move to the Cloud

Q1: What business benefits do cloud computing services provide? What problems do they solve?

In the case they give us an example which uses cloud computing at the marketplace that is Amazon. 892 more words

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Information Security - Executive order issued from the White House

Executive order issued 10/17/14 from the White House:
Improving the Security of Consumer Financial Transactions – http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/10/17/executive-order-improving-security-consumer-financial-transactions
Note: Sec. 3. Securing Federal Transactions Online. To help ensure that sensitive data are shared only with the appropriate person or people, within 90 days of the date of this order, the National Security Council staff, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and OMB shall present to the President a plan, consistent with the guidance set forth in the 2011 National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, to ensure that all agencies making personal data accessible to citizens through digital applications require the use of multiple factors of authentication and an effective identity proofing process, as appropriate. 26 more words


With new servers, regions and an appliance, Microsoft kicks off another battle in cloud wars

In case things were unclear, Microsoft’s latest Azure moves — including big freaking cloud servers, a Dell-based appliance to facilitate hybrid Azure clouds and new regional coverage in Australia — the public cloud battle has moved well beyond… 352 more words