ONUG Spring 2015 Sees Imminent User-Led Transformation of IT Organizational Design

The focus of ONUG Spring 2015 was operationalizing open infrastructure, something co-chairman and co-founder, Nick Lippis, addressed in his kick-off keynote. The keynote stressed ONUG’s goal of sustaining the user community’s effort to transform the current siloed IT organizational model into a cloud infrastructure design to more readily adapt to user needs while creating business […]

Security for Cloud Infrastructures

by Marc Woolward Having spent the best part of three decades architecting and operating enterprise infrastructures, including 16 years at Goldman Sachs, it’s clear to me that the security model within the data center represents the last major barrier to our transition to ‘software-defined’ cloud computing architectures. Existing security ‘art’ fails to serve the challenges of […]