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In The Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, April 28

Here's Talkin' Cloud list of must-read cloud computing stories for April 28. Today's column features (ISC)², Amazon Web Services  and Oracle.

Talkin' Cloud at the end of each day pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. Today's column features (ISC)², Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Oracle (ORCL).

Some of these stories have been gathered from Talkin' Cloud's article database, while others have been collected from elsewhere. If we missed something, feel free to leave a comment below. We might just add it into the mix.

Here's today's list of must-read cloud computing stories.

(ISC)², CSA Team Up To Develop New Cloud Security Cert. Last week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and the certification body responsible for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), (ISC)², announced a new certification aimed squarely at the secure design, implementation and management of cloud environments. Dubbed the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), the cert is meant to establish an international standard for proving the advanced skills necessary to secure the cloud.

How Do You Recover From The Worst Call Ever?. No matter how badly you botched that pitch, someone has done something worse. We have a "Whiteboard of Shame" in our office. When one of our team drops the ball, we are all there to commiserate and tease them mercilessly. The offending sentence gets immortalized until something even worse (or better!) happens.

AWS Dominates Cloud Infrastructure Service Market, Study Shows. A new Synergy Research Group study revealed that Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains larger than Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), Google (GOOG) and Salesforce.com (CRM) combined in the cloud infrastructure service market.

Oracle Launches Evolved Communications Application Server. Oracle is making it easier for communications service providers (CSPs) "to create streamlined, all-IP networks to provide new services, faster." The Redwood City, California-based hardware and software giant today launched Oracle Communications Evolved Communications Application Server, a solution that could help CSPs deliver Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) services consistently and cost-effectively

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