5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of Feb. 125 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of Feb. 12
Here are the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers need to know about for the week of Feb. 12, featuring news from Google, Cato Networks, RightScale, 2nd Watch and Trustwave.
February 11, 2016
MSPmentor has compiled a list of the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) need to know about for the week of Feb. 12.
Network security company Cato Networks has launched Cato Cloud, a network security-as-a-service (NSaaS) platform. In addition, Cato Networks has named longtime channel executive Glenn Esposito as its vice president of sales, Americas.
A new report from cloud management software provider RightScale revealed corporate cloud users are running applications in an average of 1.5 public clouds and 1.7 private clouds. The report also showed a of lack resources/expertise is the number one cloud challenge for corporate cloud users, followed by security.
2nd Watch’s new “Public Cloud Procurement: Packaging, Consumption and Management” survey of more than 400 IT professionals showed 89 percent of respondents said they use Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Compute Engine or Microsoft Azure. The survey also indicated 34 percent of respondents found that the process of buying, consuming and managing public cloud services was between somewhat and very difficult.
In a new study from managed security service provider (MSSP) Trustwave, IT security professionals ranked the cloud first among emerging technologies they feel the most pressure to adopt or deploy. Respondents also named the cloud as the riskiest emerging technology.
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