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AWS S3 outage: Channel partners mull redundancy options

Channel partner executives and industry observers consider redundancy options in the aftermath of Amazon Web Services' recent Simple Storage Service outage.

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  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional services that support the deployment of such cloud-based resources.

  • uncloud (de-cloud)

    The term uncloud describes the action or process of removing applications and data from a cloud computing platform.

  • Microsoft Intune

    Microsoft Intune (formerly Windows Intune) is a cloud-based desktop and mobile device management tool that helps organizations provide their employees with access to corporate applications, data, and resources from the device of their choice.

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Building cloud services

This topic contains information on building cloud IT services for providers, VARs and systems integrators that build cloud computing services for their enterprise customers. Find news and analysis, tips, features, and research on the tools and strategies used in building cloud services -- including how to build a private cloud, how to build a cloud service and how to work with private cloud architectures such as OpenStack and CloudStack -- in this section.

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  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional services that support the deployment of such cloud-based resources.

  • managed service provider (MSP)

    A managed service provider (MSP) is a company that remotely manages a customer's IT infrastructure.

  • EMC cloud architect certification (EMCCA)

    EMC Cloud Architect Certification (EMCCA) is a certification and training offering by storage vendor EMC on high-level cloud architecture and design concepts.

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Cloud integration

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  • uncloud (de-cloud)

    The term uncloud describes the action or process of removing applications and data from a cloud computing platform.

  • managed service provider (MSP)

    A managed service provider (MSP) is a company that remotely manages a customer's IT infrastructure.

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Cloud provisioning

When it comes to cloud service planning and provisioning, find expert advice and read the latest best practices on how cloud service providers can evolve the adoption of cloud services and derive economies of scale, return on investment, agility, scalability and reliability when planning and deploying secure cloud infrastructure, systems and solutions required across their cloud architecture and get what they need from network connections to hardware and storage, platforms and applications.

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  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional services that support the deployment of such cloud-based resources.

  • multi-cloud computing

    Multi-cloud computing is the use of more than one cloud environment to satisfy business requirements. These clouds may be all of the same type or a mix of types.

  • cloud broker

    A cloud broker is a third-party individual or business that acts as an intermediary between the purchaser of a cloud computing service and the sellers of that service.  

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Cloud service management

This topic provides the latest information about cloud service management for providers, VARs, systems integrators, managed services providers (MSPs) and IT consultants. Find news and analysis, trends, expert tips and research reports on topics such as cloud management, including software and platforms; cloud troubleshooting and managed cloud services.

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  • cloud service latency

    Latency greatly affects how usable and enjoyable devices and communications are. Those problems can be magnified for cloud service communications, which can be especially prone to latency for a number of reasons.

  • managed service provider (MSP)

    A managed service provider (MSP) is a company that remotely manages a customer's IT infrastructure.

  • Jamcracker

    Jamcracker Services Delivery Network (JSDN) is a platform for purchasing and managing public and private cloud computing services.

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Cloud services architecture

Cloud providers building out multi-tenant public and hybrid cloud architectures for commodity and enterprise cloud services can find up-to-date information on cloud services infrastructure from data center architecture and cloud networking, to virtualization technology and cloud computing equipment and tools for the evolving cloud ecosystem, including servers, data security, application-aware networking, content delivery networks and evolving cloud computing standards.

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  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration responsibilities to a third-party provider.

  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional services that support the deployment of such cloud-based resources.

  • ISV (independent software vendor)

    An ISV (independent software vendor) makes and sells software products that run on a physical hardware device, on a virtual machine or in the cloud.

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  • PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board)

    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is a Congressionally-established nonprofit that assesses audits of public ...

  • cyborg anthropologist

    A cyborg anthropologist is an individual who studies the interaction between humans and technology, observing how technology can ...

  • RegTech

    RegTech, or regulatory technology, is a term used to describe technology that is used to help streamline the process of ...

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  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

    The Advanced Encryption Standard, or AES, is a symmetric block cipher used by the U.S. government to protect classified ...

  • identity theft

    Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable ...

  • spear phishing

    Spear phishing is an email-spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to ...

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  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

  • mass notification system (MNS)

    A mass notification system is a platform that sends one-way messages to inform employees and the public of an emergency.

  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration ...

SearchStorage

  • CIFS (Common Internet File System)

    CIFS (Common Internet File System) is a protocol that gained popularity around the year 2000, as vendors worked to establish an ...

  • GlusterFS (Gluster File System)

    GlusterFS (Gluster File System) is an open source distributed file system that can scale out in building-block fashion to store ...

  • virtual memory

    Virtual memory is a memory management capability of an OS that allows a computer to compensate for physical memory shortages by ...

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  • Tier 0

    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage ...

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

  • SSD caching

    SSD caching, also known as flash caching, is the temporary storage of data on NAND flash memory chips in a solid-state drive so ...

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  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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