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  • A Look at SAS 70, SSAE 16, SOC 2, and SOC 3

    While the AICPA has updated its data center audit standards, understanding of the audits has been slow in reaching data center end users. HOSTING’s security expert, Sean Bruton, helps clarify the confusion around the standards.

  • PCI Compliance in the Cloud: Hazards in the Fog

    PCI compliance testing is not uniform, and therefore PCI compliant labels are not uniform in meaning either. Sometimes cloud providers don’t understand what PCI compliance really means, or what it means beyond their own responsibility. This article references common warning flags that a cloud provider isn’t up to speed on what true PCI compliance means.

  • CommVault Blog March 2012

    For those of you who have been running CommVault in a multi-tenant environment, you know that we’ve made many enhancements over the past five years to specifically address the needs of cloud providers. The latest release of Simpana® software is no exception. We’ve been working hard with product management and development to create an easy-to-use portal and API set.

  • InformationWeek-VMware

    VMware users who want to run virtualized workloads in the cloud now have 94 cloud service providers to choose from in a wide variety of worldwide geographies.

    VMware has decided that its fight to remain the leading virtualization software supplier may be decided not in the data center but in the cloud. At least that appears to be its conclusion, as it rapidly expands a cloud ecosystem that is compatible with its product line.

    VMware users now have 94 cloud service providers to choose from in a wide variety of geographies, company spokesmen announced Tuesday. In addition, VMware is redoubling its efforts to make those service providers more functional and effective.

  • Computer Technology Review

    by Kim Borg ‘Data loss’ and ‘catastrophic disaster’ are words that evoke fear in the hearts of even the most meticulous IT managers. Indeed, in the blink of an eye, a disaster can render a business incapacitated, bringing operations to a grinding halt.

  • Profiting by Playing Games

    The use of gamification to drive increased productivity or learning is catching on, as employers find that game-playing is successful in driving desired behavior — especially with generations that grew up using social networks and online games. is using a gamification platform from Big Door, based in Seattle, to drive its training efforts.

  • VMware vCloud Powered Program

    More than 30 VMware Service Provider Partners deliver VMware vCloud® Powered Services Based on VMware vSphere®, vCloud DirectorTM and the vCloud API