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A Few Thoughts on the Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities

2018 has started off with a bang in the security arena. Shortly after ringing in the new year, security researchers disclosed the existence of the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" attacks on modern CPUs.  These vulnerabilities represent a very rare event in this industry: the discovery of an entire new class of attack.

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The Real Costs of AWS Backup using EBS Snapshots

Cloud providers like AWS, Azure, Google, and IBM offer great infrastructure and platforms to be leveraged by enterprises to increase speed and reduce costs. However, after discussing with many enterprises, I have concluded that when it comes to protecting cloud resident database workloads, they have adopted traditional practices as-is in the cloud which has increased their monthly cloud infrastructure costs instead of reducing them!!!

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Cloud Security: Protect Data in the Cloud

(Video) Cloud Security: A Roundtable Discussion with Digital Immunity and Actifio

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Using AWS RDS vs AWS EC2

When was the last time you had a McDonald’s burger?  You get few options to customize the sandwich. Most people just pick one from the menu and get the standard configuration: bun, lettuce, patty, cheese and pickle.

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AWS Best Practices – Managing Cloud Resident Data in AWS

6 months ago, Tom Dickson’s CIO asked him to migrate their enterprise applications to AWS. After lot of hard work and many trials and errors, Tom’s team managed to migrate to AWS. Tom was burned out and needed a break and so he took off to Hawaii for a week's vacation.

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Innovation Everywhere – A Chat about Cloud, Devops and Cyber Security with John D Halamka, MD, MS

So, here I am, Kim the intern, introducing John D. Halamka, MD, MS, Chief Information Officer of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology at Harvard Medical School, Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network (NEHEN), CEO of MA-SHARE (the Regional Health Information Organization), Chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), and a practicing Emergency Physician. Oh, but wait. There’s more. He’s also Harvard's Chair, Endowed Chair, as he might add, of Healthcare Innovation. Wondering what that means? So was I, and let me tell you, it’s certainly much more impressive than my groundbreaking title of “intern”. Keep reading and Halamka himself will further explain. In the very first of our interview series, we will also delve into a discussion surrounding some spectacular innovations, the cloud, cyber security, application development, and more. Enjoy!

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IT Procurement | An interview with Tier 4 Advisors’ Founder Jake Sherrill

We chat with Jake Sherrill, Founder of Tier 4 Advisors, and discuss challenges IT procurement teams face such as broken processes, working with vendors, cloud, and much more.  Listen to the recording of the interview below:

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Actifio 8.0 Unveiled at Tech Field Day 15

Actifio announces 8.0, their biggest software release in history at the annual Tech Field Day event in Silicon Valley.

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What to expect with Azure Stack

Learn about Microsoft Azure Stack from Ashok Ramu, Actifio's VP of Cloud Products and Partnerships.

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3 Benefits of Cloud Storage

Jay Livens talks about 3 of the top cloud storage benefits in this weeks vlog.

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