Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:05:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 Hackers Have Gone Into Uber Drive: How You Can Protect Yourself Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:50:20 +0000 At the risk of sounding like a geek, I could not help but notice the discussion about whether the 2016 Uber hack was ransomware or just extortion. I searched the web and the consensus definition of ransomware is “a type of malware that encrypts files so they cannot be opened, and prevents you from using […]]]> 4 Ways to Reduce the Pain of Multi-Cloud Compliance – Take the Trial and Learn How Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:12:58 +0000 Staying ahead of the competition in digital business means that companies must continually innovate and deliver improved services and products to the market. The speed and agility of public cloud has proven to be a cost effective, flexible platform, but it has brought with it new security challenges. The cloud has matured and can be […]]]> Multi-Clouds Are Trending: Why You Should Care Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:01:06 +0000 Hey, IT manager! Be honest for a second. Do you really know how many clouds your organization uses? And, which ones? When was the last time you checked which cloud-based services employees across your organization were using? Do you know why they’ve decided to turn to the cloud for the resources they need? Do you […]]]> Cloud Compliance Explained: 4 Keys for Success Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:30:09 +0000 Cloud compliance is a huge issue for a majority of organizations, and it all begins the second you decide to migrate your data to the cloud. Until recently, most Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) only focused on providing data storage and cloud storage services to companies, without much energy dedicated to the security of that data […]]]> Top 5 Capabilities of Multi-Cloud Discovery Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:00:34 +0000 Unlike its counterpart in nature, “cloud” in an IT context is no longer a singular noun. There’s a very good chance that your organization uses multiple different clouds, of different types, to meet your business and technical needs. Whether you run a private, public, hybrid cloud or multi-cloud deployment model, your environment is more complex […]]]> Truth or Myth: 5 Cloud Computing Claims Put to the Test Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:00:41 +0000 Although cloud computing has become standard practice for most IT organizations, the idea is still surprisingly misunderstood. “Cloud” seems to mean just about anything, depending on the context and who’s talking about it, which leads to confusion across the board. From the business users interested in the benefits of cloud to the IT professionals who […]]]> SaaS vs PaaS vs IaaS: What’s The Difference and How To Choose Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:45:11 +0000 While the cloud is an extremely hot topic from small businesses all the way to global enterprises, it is still a pretty broad concept that covers a lot of online territory. As you begin to consider switching your business to the cloud, whether it be for application or infrastructure deployment, it is more important than […]]]> Multi-Cloud Defined: What Is Multi-Cloud, Exactly? Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:00:35 +0000 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 […]]]> Cloud Service Brokerages: How CSB’s Fit in a Multi-Cloud World Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:50:26 +0000 Cloud technology continues to both support and disrupt the evolution of digital business. Not surprisingly, spending on cloud computing infrastructure and platforms is expected to grow at a 30% CAGR from 2013 to 2018 compared with 5% growth for overall enterprise IT. On top of this, an increasing number of enterprises—85% to be exact—are realizing […]]]> Cloud Governance vs Cloud Management: What’s the Difference? Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:10:09 +0000 While clouds have proliferated in enterprise organizations – public, private, hybrid– it has become increasingly important to define strategy around cloud governance and management. A first step in establishing a successful multi-cloud strategy is simply making clear the difference between governance and management. Organizations need to define how to control, operate, optimize, and secure their […]]]>