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Thoughts From VMworld 2016

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As a longtime VMware certified partner, Datapipe attended this year’s VMworld looking forward to learning about the latest cloud technology and virtualization innovations. I wanted to share some of the main themes and strategic service innovations, from my point of view, that were covered at VMworld. To start, VMware provided some interesting perspective: In 2006, they stated that 98% of …

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Cloud in Europe is on the Rise

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In case you missed it, we recently acquired UK Managed Cloud Services provider and Advanced AWS consulting partner, Adapt, which will increase our scale and service capabilities in the United Kingdom and provide Adapt clients with access to the broader European market as well as Asia and North America.

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Clouds are Secure: Are You Using Them Securely?

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In July Gartner released a report titled, “Clouds Are Secure: Are You Using Them Securely?” that argued that CIOs and CISOs should stop obsessing over unsubstantiated cloud security worries, and instead apply their imagination and energy to developing new approaches to cloud control, allowing them to securely, compliantly and reliably take advantage of the benefits of this ubiquitous computing model.

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How AWS’ Recent Quick Start Release Standardizes Your PCI DSS Architecture

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AWS recently released a new Quick Start Reference Deployment aimed at helping AWS clients and partners to build systems that conform to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance requirements. In their second Quick Start release in a set of AWS Enterprise Accelerator Compliance offerings...

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A Detailed Look at a Basic Cloud Migration Checklist

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I’ve written about design principles for Cloud before and while there’s a lot of truth to the idea that applications work best when developed with the core design principles of the platform in mind – especially the concept of eventual consistency in AWS – the reality is that we all have a lot of applications that already exist. Whether the …

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