Category Archives: Security

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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The Misadventures of Cloud Computing

Tweet We’re excited to debut the first illustration in a five-part cartoon series by Tom Fishburne, “The Marketoonist.” With some techie humor and a touch of irreverence, our “Misadventures of Cloud Computing” series sheds light on the day-to-day challenges facing … 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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The Cloud Market will Go Forth and Multiply, Though Not at the Expense of Quality

Tweet By Simon Aspinall, Chief Vertical Markets, Strategy, Marketing, Virtustream 2014 will see the cloud market step out of adolescence and become enterprise ready. As enterprise organisations realise the significant impact that embracing the cloud can bring in terms of … Continue reading

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2013 Future of Cloud Computing Survey Tells It Like It Is: Cloud Drivers, Inhibitors and Opportunities

Tweet Contributed Article By Michael Skok, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners At this year’s GigaOM Structure Conference in San Francisco last month, North Bridge Venture Partners, GigaOM Research, Virtustream and close to 60 additional collaborators unveiled the results of the … Continue reading

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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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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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Does Big Data mean Big Headaches?

Tweet If you’re a CIO or CMO these days, you’ve most likely got a big problem on your hands. Big Data. The guy that accurately predicted the 2012 election used Big Data. The general managers of championship winning sports teams … 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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