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Optimizing Cloud Resources with a Managed Service Provider

Cloud computing offers many benefits to organizations of all sizes. The flexibility and scalability of cloud solutions make them an excellent choice for companies with fluctuating or seasonal business requirements. Cloud service providers (CSPs) make cutting-edge technology available to customers without the capital costs associated with purchasing and maintaining hardware and software.


How Pen Testing as a Service Improves Your Security

Penetration testing, commonly known as pen testing, is a form of security testing in which the testers adopt the tactics of cybercriminals to attack a specific application, system, or network. The purpose of a pen test is to defeat existing security measures and identify vulnerabilities. Testers often search for combinations of vulnerabilities that, when used together, pose a greater threat than each individual vulnerability.


Why Cloud Service Providers May Put Servers in Outer Space

The major cloud service providers (CSPs) are continuously looking for innovative services and products to add to their portfolio of offerings. They are also constantly on the lookout for ways to trim their budgets, improve performance, and optimize resource utilization. 


What Are Deep Sea Data Centers and Do They Matter?

The cloud in cloud computing is an abstract concept that does not mean that servers and storage devices are floating around, hidden in fluffy congregations of water vapor. But while the current computing environment may not incorporate those cumulus clouds floating across the sky, you might be surprised to learn that there is a lot of interest in locating servers deep in the ocean.


Is Cloud Ransomware a Danger to Your IT Environment?

Ransomware has been a major cybersecurity threat to traditional IT environments for years. Until recently, cloud resources were not frequently attacked by this particular kind of malicious software. In large part, this was due to the challenges of attacking a cloud infrastructure.


A Brief Look at Offerings From the Top Cloud Providers

The big cloud providers all want your business and are constantly rolling out new offerings designed to attract and retain customers. In this article, we are going to look at some of the flagship products and services available from the largest public cloud vendors ranked by revenue in mid-2021 as determined by Statista


Microsoft Tells of Data Requests

According to the Register, Microsoft testified to a House Committee that it receives numerous secrecy orders per day.

The US House Committee on the Judiciary met on Wednesday to hear testimony on the government's practice of secretly subpoenaing cloud service providers, and Microsoft was happy to oblige.


Best Practices to Manage the Complexity of Multi-Vendor Cloud Environments

Organizations that choose to take advantage of public cloud services often find themselves with their resources spread amongst multiple vendors. This situation can arise for several reasons including:


How to Obtain FedRAMP Approval for Government Cloud Services

Taking advantage of the benefits of cloud computing is not restricted to organizations operating in the private sector. In the United States, local, state, and federal governments make extensive use of public cloud resources. As is customary for all types of government contracts, some assessments and approvals must be obtained before the offerings of a cloud service provider (CSP) can be used by specific agencies. Government contracts can be very lucrative and service providers who want a piece of the business need to demonstrate that their products meet all requirements surrounding security and functionality.


The Increased Use of Custom Hardware in the Cloud

The thirst for convenient and scalable computing power has led many organizations to make use of cloud delivery models. This has resulted in a booming worldwide market for cloud computing that is expected to top $350 billion by 2022. With this kind of money in play, the competition to attract customers among cloud providers is fierce. 


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