A series of data breaches caused by shockingly irresponsible data storage practices may indicate that many enterprises are still treating cloud security as an afterthought.
Chris Burt is a WHIR contributor and writer of both fiction and non-fiction. He can be found on Twitter @afakechrisburt.
Recent articles by Chris Burt
- October 11, 2017
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- October 10, 2017
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- September 12, 2017
HPE CEO Meg Whitman has joined the board of directors at Dropbox, according to a blog post by Dropbox CEO Drew Houston.
- September 12, 2017
Rackspace has reached an agreement to acquire managed services competitor Datapipe.
- September 5, 2017
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has reached an agreement to acquire cloud consultancy Cloud Technology Partners (CTP).
- August 1, 2017
With the partnership, Rackspace seeks to address the common lack of internal resources and expertise needed to quickly and effectively move workloads.
- July 20, 2017
More than half surveyed by 451 Research on behalf of VMware said cost-efficiency drives private cloud use.
- July 11, 2017
Data protection and availability firm Arcserve has acquired disaster recovery provider Zetta to expand its Unified Data Protection (UDP) solution suite.
- July 7, 2017
MIT Technology Review’s list of the 50 Smartest Companies of 2017 is filled with companies selling cloud services, using cloud services, or supporting cloud services.
- June 27, 2017
CloudHealth is moving towards an IPO, and has now raised a total of $86 million, having picked up $20 million in its last funding round just over a year ago.
- June 23, 2017
Amazon Web Services appears to be developing a major move into the workplace collaboration market, based on the slowly-emerging details of a legal battle.
- June 7, 2017
Netskope has closed a $100 million funding round to bring its enterprise cloud security platform to more businesses.
- May 30, 2017
IBM announced several investments and projects on Tuesday as parts of a new cybersecurity skills initiative to address the projected shortage of cybersecurity workers.
- May 26, 2017
The increase, according to BetterCloud, is driven by companies which operate a “SaaS-Powered Workplace.”
- May 25, 2017
TriCore provides management of Oracle and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) products, as well as business intelligence and analytics.
- May 17, 2017
Rackspace Application Services (RAS) is a suite of advanced application-support offerings, which replaces the company’s Managed Application Services.
- May 12, 2017
Microsoft announced new opportunities for developers and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to reach the 100 million monthly commercial active users of Office 365.
- May 3, 2017
Verizon has reached a deal to sell its cloud and managed hosting service to IBM, the company announced Tuesday in a blog post.
- April 20, 2017
Michigan-based Online Tech is expanding its reach to Kansas City thanks to a new acquisition.