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November 1, 2010 | Volume 5 Issue 18

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

TOP STORY: The Different Kinds of Clouds
FEATURED NEWS: IBM Takes Action to Improve Cloud Security
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Chances of Winning the iPad in MC Press Online Contest Excellent!
FORUM: SQL Problem: ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN Error
MC SECURITY CENTER: Cloud Computing
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Feature Article - Analysis
 
The Different Kinds of Clouds

The cloud is emerging as having different architectures for different users and workloads.

chris_smithWritten by Chris Smith

The cloud is getting increased attention worldwide as a viable resource for IT, and, while there are still security concerns, companies and individuals are beginning to migrate workloads to the cloud. Learning about the new cloud infrastructures is important, and IBM is one of the early adopters, proponents, and solution providers of cloud services. Last month, MC Press Online ran the first half of an interview with Bruce Otte, IBM senior marketing manager, Enterprise Initiatives, Cloud Computing, who explained the different types of IBM cloud models devised to date in the article, The Many Facets of Cloud Computing.


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Featured News
 
IBM Takes Action to Improve Cloud Security

IBM has unveiled a new security initiative focused on making cloud computing safer. IBM aims to help both users and providers of cloud computing more easily navigate security challenges through new cloud security planning and assessment services, managed services to help clients secure their clouds, and the introduction of several technology innovations from its global research labs. According to IBM's Institute for Business Value 2010 Global IT Risk Study, cloud computing raised serious concerns among respondents.
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MC Security Center
 

Cloud Computing

 

Carol Woodbury discusses the security concerns of cloud computing and provides resources you can check into as you address the security issues of this new technology.

 

The following security resources can also be found at the MC Security Center.

 

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