Jan2018

“I Want to Get Out of the Data Center Business”

CIOs everywhere are stating that they want to get out of the data center business and move to the cloud. Is this just a temporary, trendy shift or a long-term solution? Cloud providers such as Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Google, …
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Jan2018

Security: Cloud Meltdown, or Is It?

Do Meltdown and Spectre invalidate the cloud? Do modern security issues invalidate the cloud? Does lack of provable security invalidate the cloud? But isn’t it provable? These are pretty strong statements, but the latest Spectre patch microcode recall for certain …
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Jan2018

Treasure Troves and Intel Speculative Execution

The January 3, 2018 Virtualization and Cloud Security Podcast covered two very important issues: the treasure troves used as bases for attacks and the Intel CPU speculative execution bug. The former allows people to access critical cloud and internal resources, while …
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Jan2018

Recent Announcements: This Is New December 2017

Past and current partners have made a number of end-of-year announcements that have crossed our news desk. Some convey significant changes, others incremental changes. Some even herald complete turnarounds in direction. Starting with this article, we plan to bring you …
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