Security, Privacy and Compliance in the Cloud
Jul 26, 2012
I have been teaching Learning Tree’s Introduction to Cloud Computing Technologies course for almost two years now. I also teach the Cloud Security Essentials course. Each time I have taught these courses spirited discussions have arisen concerning the separate but related topics of Security, Privacy and Compliance. For example students that come from a healthcare […]
What Does Office 2013 Mean for Office 365 Subscribers?
Jul 21, 2012
This past week in San Francisco Microsoft announced the upcoming release of Office 2013. I am writing this post on Saturday so a review of the new look and features is already old news. I am an Office 365 subscriber, though, so what exactly does this new release of Office mean for me? What is […]
Google Enters IaaS Market
Jul 1, 2012
Last week I was teaching Learning Tree’s Introduction to Cloud Computing course in Schaumburg, Illinois. During the course we spent some time talking about the differences between PaaS and IaaS. We feature Google App Engine as a representative example of a PaaS and Amazon EC2 as an example IaaS. It looks like going forward we […]
Configuring Exchange Servers in the Cloud
Jun 19, 2012
This week I digress once again from my intended progression of posts to deal with some real world issues … Learning Tree’s “choice in the classroom” now offers attendees the option of working either with a partner or on their own when doing the hands-on exercises. As part of this initiative authors are reviewing classroom […]
The Cloud is Alive!
Jun 6, 2012
As I teach Learning Tree’s introductory course in Cloud Computing Technologies this week in Rockville, Maryland, I am once again reminded that things in the cloud can and do change often and quickly. Google Apps may change slightly. Google App Engine may change the way quotas are defined. Microsoft Office 365 may change the screens […]