Yearly Archives: 2012

New Gartner Research – The Rise of Cloud Service Brokerage

The role of enterprise IT with respect to cloud services is rapidly expanding.  Whether the broad range of activities that the enablement of cloud services entails is managed internally or externally, cloud service brokerage is increasingly expected to be within … Read more >

The “Intel” on Intel is… We do software! by Andy Thurai

Are you surprised? I start off most of my presentations/conferences with the following question: How many of you know that Intel ‘does’ Software? Very few hands usually go up, and that is exactly the challenge I have today in getting the … Read more >

But We Need Secure LEGOs

I stumbled across  this great blog post from Robin Vasan on the API-fication of software, where his essential claim is that the next generation of software will be solutions constructed from lightweight, RESTful services offered by market disruptors. This type … Read more >

Application-Aware Firewalls by Andy Thurai

You may have heard this term recently and wondered what it meant. When it comes to security, everyone thinks of Firewalls, Proxies, IPS, IDS, Honeypots, VPN devices, email security and even Web security, but most people don’t think in terms … Read more >