Moving to the cloud: What you’re really worried about

So we’re talking about cloud computing, specifically the question, “What are my real concerns when I move my applications/platform/infrastructure to the cloud?” Bandwidth. Productivity means people aren’t waiting for a sluggish interface to respond. Do you have a T1 now? What’s its utilization? Because you may be moving up to a T3. Already on an …

Dealing With Operation Aurora

As you know if you follow my maunderings, I’ve been keenly interested in the “Operation Aurora” incident that involved, among other things, hacking into Google’s servers to gather information on Chinese political dissidents. This was a significant attack, primarily because it was so sophisticated. It exploited a weakness in Internet Explorer 6 (God please deliver …

IT Skills for 2010

Success in the awakening IT jobs market depends on your skills, your attitude – and the area of expertise you bring to the table. I don’t mean configuring RAID arrays, I mean familiarity with a medical or accounting or legal or you-name-it business domain. Take a look at this NetworkWorld article, “Outlook 2010 IT skills …