• Anyone know if Azure ACL is available for cloud services?

    For my cloud service, I know of two different ways to apply an IP address restriction. Add a startup task on the web role to use NETSH command to modify the Windows firewall Configure the firewall through the cloud service configuration And I know that Azure has ACL support for a VM endpoint. Does...

    ITKE345,340 pointsBadges:
  • What are the pros of cloud storage?

    Whether you've used Dropbox or your company outsources some of its data storage to the cloud, we want to hear your pros for cloud storage. Everyone knows the perceived downsides to cloud storage, but we'd love to hear practical and successful uses of this technology. Share your experiences!

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Suggestions for a hosting (cloud) service.

    Hello. We are looking for a simple solution to host a common set of catalog graphics for our remote sites that are both geographically and independent and separate. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks. Paul.

    Newtothecloud5 pointsBadges:
  • Cloud-based Testing

    Do you think opting for cloud-based services is better than having own testing lab for running performance tests? Can I have one example?

    Cloud12310 pointsBadges:
  • Would a 50% drop in cloud pricing convince you to switch cloud providers?

    While many Infrastructure as a Service (laaS) providers, including AWS and Rackspace, continue to cut cloud pricing in an effort to lure new customers, many users believe this is just a marketing stunt and won't take the bait. If your company had the chance, would a 50% drop in cloud pricing...

    Michael Tidmarsh29,935 pointsBadges:
  • When it comes to cloud services, is security your highest concern?

    In a recent Quocirca study for CA Technologies, it was found that IT security spending was higher among companies who said they were enthusiastic about cloud computing services. But 72% said they lacked the resources required to secure their cloud services. When it comes to cloud services, is...

    Michael Tidmarsh29,935 pointsBadges:
  • Would an Amazon-ruled cloud service space be a positive thing?

    Amazon is going to do to enterprise cloud companies exactly what it did to bookstores. This line, which was the headline in this week's Searchlight also caught Karen Goulart's attention. With the Amazon cloud positioned as a big winner by SMBs as well as CIOs at more established enterprises, do you...

    Michael Tidmarsh29,935 pointsBadges:
  • Resource allocation in cloud service

    Namaste sir, I am Sivaram from Chennai, India. I'm happy to share my views with you. I am interested to learn more about cloud issues. Particularly, I want to know about the recent issues faced in resource allocation method in cloud services. I am interested to have a deep study on optimum resource...

    cloud25 pointsBadges:
  • How has your company coped with ‘cloud-washing’?

    The cloud-hype wave seems to be in full effect as vendors continue to 'cloud-wash' products that don't deliver the same value as true cloud services. How has your company coped with 'cloud-washing'?

    Michael Tidmarsh29,935 pointsBadges:
  • What are your goals when it comes to cloud services?

    During the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit in Phoenix this week, MSPexcellence founder Todd Hussey said companies should have three goals when it comes to cloud services: Provide value to customers Attain long-term stickiness Gain a strong revenue steam Do you agree with his goals? If not, what would be...

    Michael Tidmarsh29,935 pointsBadges:
  • How is your company handling Cloud Email Security? Sandboxing?

    With the transition to cloud email services like Gmail or Office 365, IT departments are facing new security issues.  Has your company considered sandboxing your email client to lessen such security risks?

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What’s holding you back from adopting the cloud?

    A recent TechTarget survey revealed the reasons why enterprises don't want to buy cloud services. What's holding you back from adopting the cloud?'

    Michael Tidmarsh29,935 pointsBadges:
  • New Cloud Service Providers

    Hello. Do you have, or know where I can find names and services of new/startup cloud services providers? Thank you. Tim Haag

    Marmaduke175 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Are cloud SLAs a thing of the past?

    I read this article that questioned if cloud SLAs are dead, and I was curious what the IT community had to say about it. It seems that SLAs are the only way to ensure that the enterprise can get what it needs out of cloud providers, and get what it needs in the case of downtime. So what do you...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Cloud Computing and its security

    Hi, I am sorry that I am a little new to this forum, and can sound like a noob. I wanted to know what are the primary security threats that the cloud is now facing and what methods have been applied to either solve or avoid them. I was hoping to get an answer which is practically being used rather...

    Cloudnoob10 pointsBadges:
  • Choosing a cloud platform for a small business

    I am a Small Business Owner.  The business is  IT Project Management software/hardware integration, Managed Service Provider and reseller of end user computer products.   It is also a viritual organization.  I would like to be able to integrate software that is useable by some or all of my...

    Pmcng5 pointsBadges:
  • Amazon EC2 environment for my data/cloud security

    According to the Amazon EC2 environment details, there's a lot flexibility to create my instance with specific configurations, boot as many as I want, stop and secure data in the boot partition, etc. But what if I wanted to develop something for a month, subscribed to EC2, developed in pay per use...

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Suggestions for cloud governance tools for an SMB’s hybrid cloud?

    Looking for suggestions for a hybrid cloud governance, including performance metrics and ballpark cost.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • How to test if I have a cloud server

    I bought a cloud hosting server but the control panel looks similar to ordinary Linux hosting. How can I figure out whether or not it's a cloud server?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Mitigating cloud server risks during DDoS attacks

    During recent DDoS attacks, the hackers are able to bring down all customers hosted on the targeted customer's service. Suggestions for mitigating that risk?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:

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