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Why Cloud Computing Is (Almost) All Software

Why Cloud Computing Is (Almost) All Software | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

Does anybody even make hardware any more? ...... The ‘trouble’ is, the whole world has gone software-defined and that means some of what we used to do with hardware, we now do with software.

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It means some of what we used to do with hardware that shipped with a good proportion of onboard software intelligence, we now do with software (almost) alone.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 2013 Cyber Security Intelligence Index

INFOGRAPHIC: 2013 Cyber Security Intelligence Index | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Based on daily monitoring of security for more than 4,000 clients, IBM has determined that DDoS attacks are on the rise
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Good infographic detailing internet attacks. Yet on a positive note, 80% of vulnerabilities are attributed to the human factor and therefore  can be significantly lowered with better education.

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As cloud use grows, so will rate of DDoS attacks

As cloud use grows, so will rate of DDoS attacks | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Cloud providers face increasing number of DDoS attacks, as private data centers already deal with today
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Hybrid Cloud Computing for the Modern Economy

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Harmonizing private and public cloud deployments allows companies to reap the full benefits of adding a public cloud, whilst avoiding the negative impact of multiple environments and additional connectivity costs, writes Robert Jenkins of CloudSigma. Read More
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In the new cloud economy, companies will find themselves developing better purchasing strategies, eliminating waste and uncovering major value they didn’t even know existed.

 

 

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Safe is The Cloud?

INFOGRAPHIC: How Safe is The Cloud? | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
There are benefits in using cloud technologies - cost savings, improved productivity, etc. But - just how safe is the cloud?
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Mike Ellsworth's curator insight, February 21, 2013 4:47 PM

Yeah, I've wondered about denial of service attacks and the cloud. Could cost you a bunch if you pay by the cycle . . .

AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, February 22, 2013 6:56 AM

Good information on this graphic, especially about the security threat from employees and contratctors