Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Think The Cloud Is Flawless? Think Again! It’s The Continuing Rise Of Cybercrime

One of the biggest IT revolutions in recent times is the introduction of cloud computing. Thousands of firms globally have jumped on the cloud computing bandwagon, to take advantage of the benefits to be gained from relying on programs and sites on the internet to fulfil many business functions. But does this come at a cost? As cyber criminals turn their fraudulent activities towards the cloud, is it a risky business to be getting involved in?

Why is cloud computing an easy target?

Cyber criminals are pretty canny. They like to follow the latest trends and demands of what people are doing or using in order to exploit criminal activity. As more and more businesses store data on the cloud, and use the cloud for many daily functions, cyber criminals are turning their attention to exploiting opportunities that could result in attacks and fraudulent activity. Continue reading Think The Cloud Is Flawless? Think Again! It’s The Continuing Rise Of Cybercrime

Linux Makes Waves in the Cloud Gaming Industry

Cloud technology may now be a ubiquitous force in the business world, but it is important to keep in mind that not all clouds are created equal.

Cloud technology may now be a ubiquitous force in the business world, but it is important to keep in mind that not all clouds are created equal. Different architectures can serve one organization well, while another model doesn’t fulfill those needs as nicely. For cloud gaming, the Linux operating system may be the platform of the future. 

As Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin noted at LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, Valve launched its Steam Web platform for Linux in February. The company also uses the operating system for building its source code, animation and information assets, Linux.com reported. Valve co-founder Gabe Newell suggested that this is not an uncommon setup for video game developers. Continue reading Linux Makes Waves in the Cloud Gaming Industry