EMA 2011 Hosted Message Security Services Radar: HMS as a Center of Gravity for Security as a Service

(Update: This report is now published and available in our library. You can obtain a free summary of the study here. To view an on-demand webinar about this report, click here. You can also download a copy of the webinar slides here.) In 2010, we published our research report on Security as a Service, examining [...]

By | June 24th, 2011|Cloud Computing, Security|0 Comments

The IT Coffin Corner: Caught Between Virtualization Stall and the Cloud Barrier

Flight envelope

My friend and former EMA colleague Andi Mann has coined a term that distinctively captures the hamstrung state of virtualization in far too many organizations: virtualization stall. But there may be an equally serious problem facing those seeking to expand from virtualization to cloud computing as a true IT service architecture, regardless whether internal or [...]

By | November 12th, 2010|Cloud Computing, Virtualization|0 Comments

Intel-McAfee: First Stroke of Midnight for the IT Security Industry? Or Inflection Point for the Future?

Fortunately for me (I was going to say “unfortunately,” but in retrospect I think it was a Godsend), I was in South America with extremely limited connectivity when the Intel-McAfee story broke. This, however, gave me some time to a) enjoy the spectacular scenery of Rio de Janeiro, and b) formulate my thoughts about this eyebrow-raising deal [...]

By | August 31st, 2010|Security|0 Comments
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