Category Archives: Compliance

Encryption and Key Vaulting Give Virtustream Customers Enterprise-class Cloud

Tweet To make xStream into a leading enterprise-class cloud orchestration system, Virtustream brought in SafeNet data protection solutions give enterprise customers security and control of their data. While Virtustream has been using SafeNet’s authentication solutions for almost two years, they’re … Continue reading

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Migrating Apps to the Cloud Requires ‘BizOps’

Tweet This past week, at the Structure 2013 conference, I had the opportunity to be part of a panel with Ben Kepes (@benkepes) and Rodney Rogers (@rjrogers87) entitled “Mission Possible: Moving Business-Critical Apps to the Cloud”. The focus of the discussion was … Continue reading

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Trusting Your Cloud Provider with Business-Critical Applications

Tweet This past week, there was a very good article in Forbes talking about the changing viewpoints of CIOs towards Cloud Computing services. At the core of the article was a shift in how CIOs are building trust with Cloud … Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Virtustream

Tweet 1. We accomplish what is Difficult – As Gartner pointed out in their IaaS Magic Quadrant, Virtustream is not just another Cloud Computing company focused on commodity services. We’re focused on helping customers operate their business applications in a way … Continue reading

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Hybrid Cloud Unlocks the 3rd Option for IT

Tweet Almost every aspect of both our personal and professional lives have evolved to the point where a variety of choice is the expected norm. We buy things how we want; we work where it makes the most sense; we … Continue reading

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Virtustream DNA – Designing Cloud with Security “Built-In”

Tweet Having been in the IT industry for 20+ years now, I’ve learned a few simple lessons with regard to security: Never try and fake your knowledge of security. And don’t always believe the lists of “security experts”. Bolting on … Continue reading

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Hey AWS – You Wanna Piece of Me?

Tweet Last weekend, Rodney’s latest blog post, entitled “AWS Needs To Figure Out Its Enterprise Plan”, was released on TechCrunch. Again written in the voice of the Enterprise, the post offers AWS six pro-tips on how to deal with challenges … Continue reading

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The Enterprise: I’m Not Sexy and I Know it

Tweet Rodney Rogers, chairman and CEO of Virtustream shares his thoughts in TechCrunch on the state of cloud computing within the large enterprise. The post discusses cloud solutions and their adoption (or not) in the voice of a large enterprise. … Continue reading

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