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Cloud Commons introduces This Week in Cloud – a concise, insightful, and thought-provoking newsletter that will keep you current on cloud computing. Each edition features top news stories, upcoming industry events, and market perspectives that will provide valuable insight for both new initiates and cloud computing veterans. This Week in Cloud can be found on the Cloud Commons website or you can register to receive the newsletter via email. About Cloud Commons Cloud Commons is an independent online community of IT professionals, analysts, technology providers, and industry experts. Members can ask questions, learn from experts, and find the latest cloud-related news. Cloud Commons offers a forum to contribute and discuss best practices and successes, as well as research vendor solutions. Sponsored by CA Technologies, Cloud Commons has been growing steadily since its ... (more)

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Featured on Cloud Commons Gartner report: The Cloud is Less Important than the Cloud Operating Model Do cloud service providers have a new and better approach to IT operations figured out – and can enterprises learn from them? In this report by Cameron Haight of Gartner (available free of charge on Cloud Commons), Cameron details new approaches to application and infrastructure architecture that some large public cloud firms are using to improve service delivery. Read the full report. Feature article On Cloud Computing Standards and Definitions When I go to the gas station these ... (more)

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Cloud Providers vs. Cloud Consumers – Survey results point to impending security standoff By Matthew Gardiner CA Technologies and the Ponemon Institute recently released the results of the second part of our two-part cloud security survey. The first survey focused on the security views of cloud consumers; this survey focuses on the security perspectives of cloud providers. Taken together the two surveys provide a stark contrast of the state of cloud security. To put it plainly, cloud providers and cloud consumers do not currently agree when it comes to security.  One of Ponemon'... (more)

This Week in Cloud, November 8, 2012: Netflix releases code for AWS, Google cloud powers agricultural monitoring, Cloud standards and innovation. And more…

Watch CloudViews Unplugged! Watch the CloudViews special edition interview with Marvin Waschke, author of Cloud Standards: Agreements That Hold Together Clouds Cloud News Netflix announced that it has released the code for its Edda tool which allows for rapid querying and reporting on Amazon Web Services resources, according to this GigaOM article. The open source code is now available on Github. Australian scientists are using Google’s cloud to deliver maps, tools, and data about the Australian landscape to land managers, according to this Farm Weekly article. Users will have ac... (more)

This Week in Cloud, April 26, 2013: AWS S3 reaches 2 trillion objects, CA Technologies acquires Layer 7 & Nolio, CSA cloud guidelines for SMBs. And more…

CA World 2013! The Smart Enterprise team just returned from CA World 2013 where they were writing blogs, live tweeting, and shooting interviews and booth walkthroughs. You can view the coverage on Smart Enterprise. Cloud News Amazon announced this week that there are currently two trillion objects now stored in S3, according to this CloudTech article. Jeff Barr, AWS chief evangelist, stated that it took six years for AWS to reach one trillion objects in S3 and one year to double that number. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced a new membership level and working groups to ... (more)