Logjam Vulnerability Could Impact More Than 500 Cloud Providers: Report

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Tens of thousands of HTTPS websites and numerous enterprise networks could potentially be affected by a vulnerability called “Logjam” according to the security experts who identified it this week. Cryptographic weaknesses in the Diffie-Hellman key exchange algorithm may allow decryption and manipulation of data, and man-in-the-middle attacks on TLS. Read More

Shifting Clouds: How New Relationships are Changing the Cloud Market

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Despite all the hype, the use and adoption of cloud computing is still in its infancy. And as more and more organizations enjoy its benefits, the cloud is evolving in response to market demands. Almost 80 percent of 158 companies surveyed recently say they expect to expand their cloud usage in the next three years and a third are already using three or more public cloud providers, according to a Forrester Research report. Read More

Container Hypervisor LXD Surpasses KVM in Benchmark Tests

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Debuting in the Ubuntu 15.04 release last month, Canonical-backed Linux container hypervisor LXD has been proven to run guest machines at 14.5 times more densely and with 57 percent less latency than Kernel-based Virtual Machines (KVM), which should likely convince many organizations of the virtues of container virtualization. Read More

Blacknight Launches Jelastic-Powered Cloud to Support Developers

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Irish domain registrar and web host Blacknight has launched a Jelastic-powered cloud platform to offer PaaS for developers. Blacknight will leverage Jelastic’s flexibility for developers and control for systems administrators to provide a solution to the growing market of European enterprises and startups adopting cloud services. Read More