Vijftig tinten Cloud [NL]

Security en compliance zijn vooralsnog de belangrijkste parameters bij de sourcing en platformkeuze in relatie tot de hybride cloud. Gedurende de onlangs gehouden rondetafelbijeenkomst in de Villa te Vught werd dieper ingezoomd op de aard van alle verschillende clouds en de implicaties op het gebied van security en compliance.

De klant aan de cloudknoppen [NL]

Cross-posted on LinkedIn Pulse on January 26, 2016. Met een achtergrond in IT-architectuur hou ik van modellen en definities. Omdat de term cloud omgeven is door vaagheid, ben ik op zoek gegaan naar ontwerp- en structuurparameters die de clouddynamiek in al z’n verschijningsvormen weergeven. Het gaat daarbij om meer dan alleen onderscheid tussen ‘private’ versus…

Clouds en compliance – zo gaat het samen [NL]

Originally appeared on IT Executive.nl on January 13, 2016 (in Dutch). Bedrijven profiteren graag van de mogelijkheden van cloud-technologie. Lagere kosten en meer flexibiliteit, wie wil dat nu niet? Maar risico’s als dataveiligheid en compliance blijven bestaan, vooral bij de publieke clouds.

7 more IBM white papers on Cloud not to be missed

This year will be the year of hybrid – both hybrid IT and hybrid cloud – as well as the year that platform as a service (PaaS) starts to mature and bare fruits. As usual, at IBM we have a lot of valuable insight to share. This blog post adds seven more white papers to…

A Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) perspective on Cloud Computing

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) is a centre of network and information security expertise for the EU, its member states, the private sector and Europe’s citizens. In their report, published on February 14, 2013, they look at cloud computing from a Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) perspective.

8 IBM White Papers on Cloud not to be missed.

The new year is approaching so it’s “create your list” time so it seems. In my blog post Big Data “as a Service”, featured on The Atlantic, I stated that “Insight + Hindsight = Foresight”, so I’ll take a different approach to making my own list here.

Auditable Cloud Services and Compliance

Featured on Wired Insights on November 28, 2012 Cloud computing is a trend towards the industrialization of IT, but this industrialization of IT services also has significant impact on the influence the consumer has on the services. Contracts are standard and cannot be tuned to meet consumers’ wishes, “what you see is what you get.”…