Nicole Henderson



In Moving Production Workloads to Cloud, VMware Professionals Prefer AWS, Azure
VMware customers are far along on the path to cloud adoption, with many opting for Amazon Web Services (AWS) as their preferred cloud platform as they shift VMware production environments off-premises.
Microsoft Acquires Cycle Computing for HPC in Azure
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Cycle Computing to support customers using High-Performance Computing (HPC) in the cloud. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
AWS Launches New Security and Migration Services at NYC Summit
Two weeks after posting its Q2 results, Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted its AWS Summit New York on Monday, a free event for users designed to educate them about new features.
Report: IT Leaders Feel Overwhelmed by Pace of Cloud Development
As hyperscale cloud vendors continue to introduce new features at a rapid pace, IT leaders worry that they may fall behind, according to a new survey by Commvault and CITO Research released Monday.
Security Researchers Inject DNA with Malware — But Don’t Panic Yet
Between startups like 23andMe, makers of an at-home saliva-based DNA kit that promises to help users learn more about their health and family history, and Embark Veterinary, which helps pet owners and breeders learn about ancestry and disease risk of dogs through saliva swabs, DNA testing is having a bit of a moment.
Microsoft Warns Users to be Diligent as Tech Support Scams Get More Sophisticated
Microsoft has been warning users about tech support scams for years, and this week shared how it is seeing these scams continue to evolve by targeting victims through emailed links that lead to tech support scam websites.
Report: IBM Tries to Block Former Exec from Joining AWS
IBM is suing a former senior manager for violating a non-compete agreement as he starts a new job at Amazon Web Services (AWS) three months after leaving his role as CIO for transformation and operations at IBM.
As Tech Execs Rally Around Kushner, Government Cloud Adoption Still Has Ways to Go
Six weeks after a group of tech executives traveled to Washington, D.C. for a June meeting with President Donald Trump and his advisers, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and his team are starting to work with companies, including Apple and Google, to get government to more effectively use technology.
Developers Plead with Boardrooms to Take IoT Security More Seriously
Developers fear that boardrooms aren't taking the IoT security risk seriously enough, according to new survey data.
New Bill Aims to Address Gaping Holes in IoT Security
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is hopeful that new legislation could fill holes in the way Internet of Things (IoT) devices are secured – typically as an afterthought – at least for public sector buyers.
Diversity to Drones: Black Hat Speakers Weigh in On Top Security Trends
In the 20 years since the first Black Hat conference in 1997, security hacks have become incredibly cheap to initiate, increasingly expensive and complex to mitigate, and have more real-world consequences than ever before.
Alphabet Q2 2017: Enterprise Efforts Pay Off for Google Cloud
Not long after Google Cloud senior vice president Diane Greene said that in the next five years it could overtake Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the top hyperscale cloud provider, Google appears to be making headway on this promise.
IDC: Spending on Non-Cloud IT Infrastructure Continues Decline in 2017
IT budgets will continue to favor cloud deployments over non-cloud IT infrastructure throughout 2017.
Faulty AWS S3 Configuration Exposes Personal Data of 198M U.S. Voters
Personal information belonging to more than 198 million registered U.S. voters was exposed in what security researchers at UpGuard are calling the largest known data exposure of its kind.