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Infographic: Enterprises increasingly use cloud access security brokers to secure cloud access

One-quarter of enterprises will secure access to cloud-based services using a cloud access security broker platform, up from less than 1 percent in 2012, according to an infographic prepared by cloud security gateway provider Bitglass.

Here's what you should know about APAC data center energy use

It behooves you to keep an eye on energy use and energy availability in areas where you may be affected.

Spotlight: Hackers exploit elasticsearch hole to launch cloud-based DDoS attacks

Hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in elasticsearch, an open source search analytics app, to infect Amazon's cloud service and other cloud services with distributed denial of service bots.

Security 'game changers' forcing IT security pros to 'do things differently,' says SANS chief

There are five top security "game changers" that are going to "break the way we are doing security" and force IT security pros to "do things differently," explained John Pescatore, director of the SANS Institute, during a presentation at the SANS Security Leadership Summit being held here this week.

MEAP vendors look to new partnerships, deployment options, says Current Analysis

Mobile enterprise application platform vendors will increasingly look to new partnerships and deployment options, such as cloud services, judges Charlotte Dunlap, senior analyst for app platforms at Current Analysis.

Demand for data changing how cloud services are done

Up until recently, cloud services were accepted at face value. Basically one rented the services "as is" and continued on his or her way. But that is changing as more cloud customers demand to see more data on cloud providers and their services. 

Xirrus unveils Unified Access portfolio that unites wired, wireless networks

Xirrus unveiled this week its Unifed Access portfolio of cloud services, Wi-Fi access products, Ethernet switches, management tools and application programming interfaces that enables enterprises to bring together wired and wireless network components into a unified network. 

IT losing control of mobile app development, warns Gartner

IT leaders in the enterprise are losing control of their mobile app projects due to the increasing use of cloud mobile back-end services by business units outside the purview of IT, warns research firm Gartner.

Twilio partners with Google's Cloud platform

Twilio announced that it is integrating its API platform into Google's Cloud platform products, making it the first voice and messaging solution to provide that capability to Google's Cloud platform.

Dropbox gobbles up Mailbox owner Orchestra

Dropbox announced it will be acquiring Mailbox parent Orchestra, its first move acquiring a firm outside the cloud services sector. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.