Industry Perspectives

Mitigating Intelligent DDoS Attacks

RAKESH SHAH<br>Arbor NetworksRAKESH SHAH
Arbor Networks

The size, frequency and complexity of DDoS attacks are increasing, says Rakesh Shah of Arbor Networks. And to make matters worse, traditional security products are inadequate in protecting against them. A multi-layer approach is needed to prevent intelligent DDoS issues. Read More

The Three Pillars of WAN Optimization

KEVIN SUITOR<BR>ExindaKEVIN SUITOR
Exinda

As users demand more and more, CIOs are looking to a next generation WAN optimization, which includes visibility, control and optimization of networks. Kevin Suitor of Exinda discusses these features of WAN optimization. Read More

The New “Outsourced CIO”

BILLY COX
IntelBILLY COX Intel

Thanks to cloud, the role of an “outsourced CIO” for small and mid-size companies has a different meaning than even just a few years back. Billy Cox, of Intel, explains how this position is evolving.
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Why Data Centers Need SSAE 16

CHRIS SCHELLMAN<BR>BrightLineCHRIS SCHELLMAN
BrightLine

Data centers that host systems relevant to their customers’ financial reporting are responsible for certain controls over those systems, such as physical and environmental security. Thus, says Chris Shellman of BrightLine, SSAE 16 is applicable to data center services. Read More

IPv6 Adoption in the Data Center

OWEN DELONG<br>Hurricane ElectricOWEN DELONG
Hurricane Electric

Owen DeLong of Hurricane Electric writes about IPv6 adoption, while sometimes a struggle to get accomplished, can bring immediate benefits in the form of improved network topologies and security. Data center managers can realize those advantages today. Read More

Tenant-based Cloud Security: Not a Contradiction

RAJAT BHARGAVA<br>StillSecureRAJAT BHARGAVA
StillSecure

For most organizations, a cloud service providers’ foundational security will not suffice. Tenant-based cloud security is critical to solving the issue of protecting your individual cloud infrastructure. Three implementation models for tenant-based security are outlined. Read More

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