5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of Aug. 7
MSPmentor has compiled a list of the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) need to know about for the week of Aug. 7.
Does Amazon.com run on AWS? A former Amazon executive told The Wall Street Journal that the website’s back-end databases with confidential data on them do not run in AWS’s cloud. However, the executive noted that “the vast majority of Amazon.com runs in AWS,” according to Network World.
Cloud cybersecurity provider CloudLock has unveiled a cybersecurity-as-a-service offering for any cloud environment. The company also has expanded its cloud security fabric to independent software vendors (ISVs) through a suite of cybersecurity application programming interfaces (APIs).
Alert Logic has released Alert Logic Cloud Insight, a vulnerability and configuration management solution that detects and remediates service breaches within AWS workloads. The security-as-a-service provider said its new release offers an integrated view of potential host and application level vulnerabilities for customers deploying on the AWS Cloud.
Passportal has announced the Passportal Cloud Partner Program for MSPs, ISVs and value-added resellers (VARs). The new program provides partners with “the tools and training needed to successfully rebrand and resell [Passportal’s] mobile-optimized password protection and management-as-a-service to customers and prospects,” Passportal said.
CloudHealth Technologies is providing MSPs with additional control over their AWS resources. The IT service management company has updated its CloudHealth platform for MSPs, which now enables service providers to manage AWS instances via a single console.