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One-Third of Businesses Can't Keep Up with Cloud Security
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10/26/2017 | 11:35:12 AM
Container and data Security
 

Data has to be encrypted in all cases, so containers do not really pose any additional risks to the data.
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10/26/2017 | 11:34:37 AM
Re: Containers
" nowadays network proximity is a major factor."That is true, this may increase Inshoring. I also think network proximity will be covered in another way such a WAN optimization.
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10/26/2017 | 11:31:42 AM
Re: Containers
" Tech Empire of the World - Bangalore - and cheaper-faster-better too.  "

Yes, I know a few friends who are working there. I see your point tough.
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10/26/2017 | 11:29:58 AM
Re: Containers
"ill-informed execs make hasty purchasing and implementation decisions"

I would agree with this too. I would think it is because of the pressure in the market, everybody uses containers, let us use it too mentality. However I see benefits of containers for certain environment.
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10/26/2017 | 11:27:32 AM
Re: Containers
" Rapidly jumping into the cloud is a poor choice"

I would agree with that. There has to be proper mechanism in place for bot security and stability point of view.
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10/26/2017 | 11:26:17 AM
Re: Containers
"I'm curious to what extent this is inherent to containerization and to what extent it's a more a matter of complexity and lack of diligence."

Agree. I am not getting this part either.
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10/26/2017 | 11:24:56 AM
Container Security
There is no reason why containers should be unsecure if implemented properly. Security has to be put in place before it comes to the container, nothing different than how you would secure a virtual machine.
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10/26/2017 | 8:23:55 AM
Re: Containers
Interestingly, the trend to digital transformation may help to reverse the offshoring trend because nowadays network proximity is a major factor.

But then, even if that's so, expect it to re-reverse as more service-provider and content-delivery network gateways proliferate globally.
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10/25/2017 | 10:43:06 AM
Re: Containers
And do not forget the additional layer of complexity that American management believes that ALL IT issues can be managed from the Tech Empire of the World - Bangalore - and cheaper-faster-better too.  
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10/25/2017 | 9:30:36 AM
Re: Containers
Indeed. The tech specifics may be different, but things haven't changed much over the decades. Enterprise technologies get hyped, ill-informed execs make hasty purchasing and implementation decisions, and then fundamentals at the orchestration layer suffer.
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