So. Much. Data.
Every hour 300,000 new things connect to the Internet. That’s more than 50 million things a week. And by 2020, we estimate that 50 billion things and five billion people will be connected. These are staggering numbers. And they speak to the rate of change that’s happening in IT and business. Now companies are trying to figure out how to use cloud to navigate the massive amount of data that comes from all these connections.
From private to hybrid
We’ve designed Cisco Intercloud Fabric as a native cloud application that enables businesses to securely extend their private cloud and all its process and policies into the public cloud. With Intercloud Fabric, our customers have the ability to control this cloud environment through a single pane of glass, moving workloads across and between clouds, all with consistent networking and security policies. We’ve totally simplified the environment between private and public cloud, which allows customers to choose the right cloud for their business requirements, regardless of underlying technologies like hypervisors.
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Tags: cloud, hybrid, intercloud fabric, OpenStack, private, security
Providing cost effective technological innovations is key to The Salvation Army’s mission of meeting human needs without discrimination or geographic boundaries. As an international non-profit organization the ability to deliver life changing services thru technological solutions in a timely and cost effective manner is essential.
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Tags: cloud services, data center, Hybrid Cloud, infrastructure, intercloud fabric, Scalability, security
The rise of malware created specifically for endpoints like mobile devices is forcing IT Security teams to focus increasingly on endpoint security solutions. According to a survey by the Ponemon Institute published in January, 75 percent of respondents (an increase from 68 percent in last year’s study) believe their mobile endpoints have been the target of malware over the past 12 months. Read More »
Tags: AMP, anyconnect, CLUS15, security
As IT organizations look to the cloud to become more efficient and achieve the agility their business demands, one of the biggest security challenges they typically face is right at the heart of any enterprise – the data center. In cloud environments, where applications have to be location-independent and mobile, it can be overwhelming to manage traffic that needs to go to specific security services when you have applications that are mobile, but physical security that’s not. To secure these virtual and mobile applications, a new security framework must be deployed – one that works equally well within the physical and virtualization layer of the data center, and addresses additional requirements of scalable, multitenant environments. Read More »
Tags: ACI, AMP, CLUS15, security
Today, Microsoft has released their monthly set of security bulletins designed to address security vulnerabilities within their products. This month’s release sees a total of 8 bulletins being released which address 45 CVE. Two of the bulletins are listed as Critical and address vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player. The remaining six bulletins are marked as Important and address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Windows Kernel, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server, and Microsoft Common Controls.
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