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Latest hybrid cloud publications


Microsoft patches Azure Stack and App Service security flaws

Researchers at Check Point have identified two major security flaws in Azure that could have allowed hackers to access sensitive data on on-premises machines running Azure or take over Azure servers in the cloud.

The first flaw in Azure Stack, Microsoft’s hybrid cloud platform that allows companies to launch Azure services from their data centres, could have been exploited by hackers to access screenshots and other sensitive information about on-premises machines running Azure.


Choosing the optimum cloud for your business

In recent times, cloud platforms have rightly taken their seat at the forefront of mainstream IT plans, alongside on-premise servers. Cloud’s ability to enhance business agility, deliver cost savings, open new streams of revenue, improve application performance and unlock routes to leverage emerging technologies is widely acknowledged.

As a result, businesses have adopted cloud in their droves. Yet while the technology is thriving, the sheer myriad of choices available can make it a daunting task for IT managers when looking to find a cloud platform which meets their specific organisational needs.


Google snaps up VMware hybrid cloud specialist CloudSimple

Google has announced plans to acquire Californian-based software firm CloudSimple for an undisclosed fee, as it steps up efforts to win the business of hybrid-cloud hungry enterprises.

CloudSimple’s solutions help companies with cloud migration, disaster recovery and virtual desktop services. The purchase will help Google as it seeks to make ground on cloud rivals, Microsoft Azure and AWS, by simplifying migration to Google Cloud Platform (GCP).


Three ways the public sector can get the most from hybrid cloud

The cloud is king, and organisations of every shape and size can benefit by considering whether or not this technology could work for them. With the variety of options a hybrid cloud solution brings, even organisations in the public sector—restricted as they are—can find a solution to work for them.


Google and VMware team up to make VMware workloads Google Cloud-friendly

Companies announce new hybrid solution developed by third-party cloud service provider Google has announced a new partnership with VMware that will simplify the running of VMware workloads on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). As part of the partership, GCP will now fully support VMware Cloud Foundation, the company’s system to enable hybrid cloud deployment. Specifically, VMware’s… Read More