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Integration platform as a service (iPaaS) is a set of automated tools for connecting software applications that are deployed in different environments. iPaaS is often used by large business-to-business (B2B) enterprises that need to integrate on-premises applications and data with cloud applications and data.See More

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  • How tech is changing HR

    Technology is changing HR in both positive and negative ways, and keeping up with these changes can feel overwhelming. Four leaders share tips for managing the changes.

  • Navigating the future of AI and cybersecurity automation

    AI and machine learning in cybersecurity are not so much useful to security teams today as they are necessary. Examine cybersecurity automation trends and benefits.

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Containers as a service (CaaS) is a cloud service that allows software developers to upload, organize, run, scale, manage and stop containers by using a provider's API calls or a web portal interface.

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Kubernetes networking explained: Start with these building blocks

To understand Kubernetes networking, admins must first master the core components of the container orchestration platform. Then, they need to map ...

Review top container deployment and management tips from 2019

Check out our top advice for container technology throughout 2019 -- and use it to shape your 2020 plans.

New Kubernetes security tools abound as container deployments grow

As Kubernetes use expands in production, enterprises have a number of IT security tools to choose from for centralized, policy-based control over ...

Compare Red Hat OpenShift vs. Cloud Foundry in a Kubernetes faceoff

Looking for a container ecosystem platform? OpenShift and Cloud Foundry have similar roots as PaaS platforms, but this comparison identifies a clear ...



  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • cybersecurity insurance (cybersecurity liability insurance)

    Cybersecurity insurance, also called cyber liability insurance or cyber insurance, is a contract that an entity can purchase to ...

  • phishing

    Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication ...

  • cybercrime

    Cybercrime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network.



  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF)

    NVMe over Fabrics, also known as NVMe-oF and non-volatile memory express over fabrics, is a protocol specification designed to ...

  • logical unit number (LUN)

    A logical unit number (LUN) is a unique identifier for designating an individual or collection of physical or virtual storage ...

  • 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 ...