Category Archives: GRC

The Misadventures of Cloud Computing: When Security Matters

Tweet Fathers and sons. Start-ups and enterprises. Will they ever understand each other? As it is in life, when companies grow and mature they become responsible for more sensitive information, operate under higher stakes and restrictions and require more complex … Continue reading

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Forecast: Cloudy With a Chance of Encryption

Tweet By Tom Evgey, Sr. Security Analyst, Virtustream The RSA conference in San Francisco, CA, is certainly one, if not the largest network security conferences in the world. Rows upon rows of vendors attend showcasing the latest and hottest tools and … 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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Virtustream Leads SAP HANA to the Enterprise Cloud

Tweet When most people think of SAP, then tend to think of large, complex application landscapes that run the back-office operations of some of the largest and most well-known companies in the world. For many years, these systems consumed huge … Continue reading

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Enabling Enterprise Workloads in the Cloud

Tweet At VMware Partner Exchange 2013, Sean Jennings (SVP Solutions Architecture, @vcdx17), presented several sessions focused on how to successfully enable companies to drive greater efficiency our of their business-critical enterprise workloads. He also talked about how Virtustream customers had … 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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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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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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