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Security DevOps (SecDevOps)

April 22, 2014
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Security DevOps (SecDevOps)

At InfoSec World a few weeks ago, I was in a talk with Rich Mogull (@rmogull) of Securosis. Rich spoke on the concept of SecDevOps while demonstrating how he applies this concept to workloads running within Amazon. Now, some would argue that DevOps already contains security practices within the workflows. The unfortunate reality is that,…

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I Choose You! Which DaaS Provider Has the Best Pokemon?

April 21, 2014
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DesktopVirtualization

Having a wife in hospital for the weekend meant less technology and more, well, Pokemon. I’d never been a fan of Pokemon growing up—actually, I was probably nearly a teenager by the time they hit the mainstream, so it’s understandable—but the weekend provided me with…

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How Much Insight Are We Missing from Our Environments?

April 18, 2014
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How much insight are we missing from our environments? That is a question I find myself asking after being bitten by a new “bug” found in VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC). There seem to be many people like me who discovered their morning was wrecked…

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The Impact of the IaaS Price Wars

April 17, 2014
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Public cloud IaaS providers are competing heavily on price. Watching Google, AWS, and Microsoft play the falling prices game is like watching a ping-pong match. It is just a matter…

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Are There Greenfield Deployments of Virtual and Cloud Environments?

April 16, 2014
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DataCenterVirtualization

Let me start out by saying that I see more discussions about greenfield deployments of products than I do of migration/integration by vendors. Personally, I think there is no such…

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OpFlex, Standards-Based Protocols, and Cisco’s Messaging Problem

April 15, 2014
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On April second, Cisco introduced something that seems to make a lot of sense in its new declarative-based, ACI-led world of software-defined networking: a policy mechanism. The blog post about…

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