Three Years of Cloud Predictions
I just published a series of 2015 cloud predictions, as have many fellow
bloggers. So to complement these predictions let me offer my
2013 and 2014 predictions, along with 2015. I'll let you decide which
ones I got right and which ones I missed as we look to 2015:
Dec 2012: Top Five Cloud Predictions for 2013
Hybrid cloud will enter the hype cycle; AWS will publicly acknowledge the
hybrid cloud; traditional premise-bound colocation leaders will lose market
share to cloud-enabled colo players; public versus private cloud debates will
be rendered meaningless; new hybrid cloud startups and "makeovers" will enter
Dec 2013: AWS will Enter Hybrid Cloud Market in 2014
The title speaks for itself, but it also predicts the rise of reInvent as AWS
shifts to a more enterprise-friendly product and message.
Oct 2014: 2015: A Cloud O... (more)
The Benefits of Software-Defined Security
At Gartner’s Security & Risk Management Summit, analysts identified
2014’s Top 10 Technologies for Information Security. They singled out
software-defined security as a trend to watch, stating that because its
“impact on security will be transformational.”
Read the full article at Information Security Buzz.
AWS Security Tips from Amazon Web Services CISO, Stephen Schmidt
In a recent interview at AWS re:Invent, the vice president of AWS security
engineering and the chief information security officer of Amazon Web
Services, Stephen Schmidt, had these cloud security tips for AWS customers:
1. Understand your part of the shared responsibility model
“It’s a shared responsibility. We are responsible for the bottom layer.
We are responsible from the floor of the data center up to the hypervisor,”
According to FierceCIO, this means that “deploying a cloud infrastructure
Amazon’s Cloud Computing Digital Blind Spot
Amazon Web Services (AWS), the Amazon.com cloud computing juggernaut, wrapped
up its annual reInvent conference in Las Vegas last week. Host to many
thousands of AWS devotees, hundreds of exhibiting partners, and dozens of
press and analysts – but not myself. You see, I wasn’t invited.
Not for want of trying, mind you. It didn’t matter that I had attended last
year as an analyst, or that I write about them regularly, or even that my
opinion of them has generally been quite favorable. You’d think that with
my new role as contributor to F... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudian, Inc., the leading provider of
hybrid cloud storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International
Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center
in New York City, NY.
Cloudian, Inc., is a Foster City, California - based software company
specializing in cloud storage software. The main product is Cloudian, an
Amazon S3-compliant cloud object storage platform, the bedrock of cloud
computing systems, that enables cloud service providers and enterprises to
build reliable, affordable and scalable clo... (more)
DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real
time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors,
log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of
vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D.
Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541
"Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies,
Industry Verticals & Forecasts"
In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware,
software and professional services revenues Big Dat... (more)