Antonio Vargas – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Fri, 25 May 2018 09:14:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Antonio Vargas – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 To Patch or Not to Patch: The Latest on Fighting the Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities http://www.bmc.com/blogs/to-patch-or-not-to-patch-the-latest-on-fighting-the-spectre-and-meltdown-vulnerabilities/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:49 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=12134 A few months ago, we wrote about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities discovered in Intel processors and how to address them: primarily, by deploying software patches. But recently, the plot thickened. Microsoft’s Meltdown patch actually made the original vulnerability worse, creating the new “Total Meltdown” vulnerability that puts its predecessor to shame. While the original […]]]> Accelerate Cloud Migration Success with Portfolio Discovery http://www.bmc.com/blogs/accelerate-cloud-migration-success-with-portfolio-discovery/ Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:45:50 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11903 Cloud migration can be one of the most important moves an organization makes, bringing new levels of agility, scalability, and cost efficiency—but the journey isn’t always a smooth one. As with any major initiative, it’s crucial to have a well-designed process in place before you begin. Otherwise, the migration is all too likely to take […]]]> 7 Key Requirements for Multi-Cloud Discovery http://www.bmc.com/blogs/7-key-requirements-for-multi-cloud-discovery/ Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:03 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11759 The cloud adds incredible value to the business: scalability, flexibility, cost-effectiveness, the list goes on. But while we talk about cloud as a singular entity, these days it’s anything but. Most businesses run a wide variety of services and applications on multiple types of cloud – including public, private, and hybrid – alongside and in […]]]> 9 Pressing IT Security Challenges – and How to Mitigate Them http://www.bmc.com/blogs/9-pressing-it-security-challenges-and-how-to-mitigate-them/ Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:00:13 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11224 The list of threats that keep IT security professionals up at night can seem almost endless – and it gets longer every day. With the transformation and digitization of business, IT security has never been more important or under more pressure from both internal and external sources. These challenges include: The number and intensity of […]]]> Multi-Cloud Defined: What Is Multi-Cloud, Exactly? http://www.bmc.com/blogs/multi-cloud-defined-what-is-multi-cloud-exactly/ Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:00:35 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11168 We’ve been talking about multi-cloud a lot lately here at BMC, and for good reason: managing the complexity of today’s evolving IT environments is what we do. But while the concept of multi-cloud feels intuitive – anyone in IT knows that there certainly isn’t just one cloud out there – the term “multi-cloud” still feels […]]]>