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Hardening Ubuntu Server Security For Use in the Cloud

The following describes a few simple means of improving Ubuntu Server security for use in the cloud. Many of the optimizations discussed below apply equally to other Linux based distribution although the commands and settings will vary somewhat. 1,077 more words

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Are There Sufficient Standards in Cloud Computing Today?

The hybrid cloud may be a hot topic with adoption growing faster than ever but should we be concerned about a lack of established standards? 878 more words

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Microsoft to Open Its First Ever Azure Data Center in France by 2017

Post announcement of newly formed partnership with Adobe Systems in September, Microsoft has made yet another important announcement early in October 2016. The tech giant has reported that it will be building its first ever… 757 more words

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ERP - To the Cloud

By Ken Crafford

Part I

ERPs are strategically important as a “must-have” capability for most companies. They are a major investments, and a large component of total IT spend. 389 more words

How to Encourage Prospects for Transition to the Cloud

Although cloud computing has proved its credibility in leveraging business outcomes in this decade, it is difficult to turn the minds of those adamant businesspeople who do not wish to break the traditional walls. 475 more words

Cloud Computing

Azure AD Connect – Multi-valued Directory Extensions

I happened to be at a customer site working on an Azure project when I was asked to cast a quick eye over an issue they had been battling with. 424 more words

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