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Posted April 28, 2011 12:28 pm by Jose Malacara

CSA Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you’ve probably heard many companies touting the benefits of cloud computing ad nauseam. These days it seems like everyone has gone nebulous and jump on the cloud computing bandwagon.  While services like Gmail, Netflix and have become household names, how do we as industry professionals sort through the buzz and distinguish true cloud players from those who are just blowing smoke? The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) may have the answer.


In September of 2010, the CSA announced the availability of its Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge, or CCSK, certification. More and more organizations are looking to take advantage of cloud computing in order to lower costs, simplify IT infrastructure,...

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Posted February 23, 2011 3:23 pm by Matt Peterson

Defining the Cloud. A Compliance Perspective. #RSA/Conference

The 20th Anniversary of the RSA Security Conference is being held this week in San Francisco, CA.  It's always exciting to see and hear what the latest security products and initiatives are for the upcoming year with all of the participating vendors.  What you often find is an ebb and flow affect due to an ever changing threat landscape that drives the evolution of the security technologies we use.  Additionally, organizations are continually looking to improve efficiencies and maximizing their security budgets.  Enter cloud computing.

With much intrigue and focus being given towards cloud computing, and more importantly cloud security, how does an organization fully comprehend the definition of the cloud?  Simply stated you have Infrastructure (IaaS), Platform (PaaS), and...

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Posted March 19, 2010 8:38 am by Glenn Moore

Using the Cloud for Business Continuity

"Affordable business continuity" ranks up there with "governmental efficiency" on the list of oxymorons.  Or does it?  Business continuity is being transformed by the cloud.   The combination of multitenancy, affordable bandwidth, and secure access technologies is changing how companies architect disaster recovery.  The elastic nature of cloud computing enables companies to replicate in-house infrastructure and applications in the cloud in a matter of hours.  Moreover, cloud infrastructure providers like GoGrid feature variable pricing based on usage.  By moving more of the cost from fixed to variable, standby configurations like business continuity have become much more affordable.


It's also easier than ever to securely connect company data center resources to cloud...

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Posted March 04, 2010 5:28 pm by Yaron Levi

Manage your vendors' access and make them pay for it!

The case for outsourcing



Crisis is the mother of innovation. The history of mankind is full with new ideas that were born during or after a major crisis. On a national level, you can see countries like Germany and Japan, that despite bloody history and major national crisis, emerged to become economic super powers and created much technological advancement. On the other hand, countries like Switzerland, that was always neutral and peaceful, a are mainly famous for technological achievements like the cucko

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The last couple of years marked the biggest economic crisis the world had ever known; many companies went out of business while others are working very hard just to stay afloat. In times of crisis most companies will quickly rush to grab the low hanging...

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Posted February 24, 2010 11:30 am by Glenn Moore

ANX Webinar on Feb 26 - Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Join us this Friday, February 26th at 2pm eastern for our latest webinar - Disaster Recovery in the Cloud. 


ANX is partnering with GoGrid to deliver a flexible and cost effective disaster recovery program in the cloud.  Learn how this solution can be quickly implemented giving you affordable peace of mind.


Click here to enroll in the webinar.

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