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Joe Masters Emison is frustrated by a lack of any comprehensive comparison benchmarks between Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers. So he’s on a mission to test and compare them. Last week, he took on Amazon Web Services and came back impressed. Read about his experience at Network Computing.
This October, there’s a new form of trick-or-treating: malware. In a new article, Solera Networks provides key insights into CryptoLocker, Kegotip, and Medfos to help you identify and defend yourself. Read about them on Solera’s blog, ThreatVision Labs.
How does virtualization help with your cloud initiative? Data Center Knowledge breaks it down into four points: creating the golden cloud image, incorporating policies, using provisioning and automation services, and staying compliant. Find out why they chose those four by reading their article.
New trends at the state level have government CIOs rushing toward a new IT philosophy: make it enterprise-like. As Doug Robinson, NASCIO’s executive director, put it: “…adopt an enterprise vision, drive enterprise thinking, and implement enterprise solutions.” A recent Government Health IT article explores each trend and why they’re so difficult to implement.
Next month’s Oracle’s 7th Annual Federal Forum will focus on creating government innovation and customer focus. Tracks during the event include the modern data center, transforming government service delivery, and future ready workforce. In a recent Forbes article, Mark Johnson, Senior Vice President of Oracle Public Sector, previews the event’s themes and goal.