If you asked CEO Tom Leighton to describe Akamai Technologies five years ago, his response would have been different from his answer today. Today he describes the company as the “world’s most distributed cloud services provider” with services in compute, security and delivery.
Recent research shows that multi-cloud is a reality for many organizations, expanding beyond just the big three hyperscaler cloud providers. Research findings also reveal the importance of data security and a growing concern about cloud security providers competing with their customers.
RSA Conference in brief Researchers from Wiz, who previously found a series of four serious flaws in Azure’s Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) agent dubbed “OMIGOD,” presented some related news at RSA: Pretty much every cloud provider is installing similar software “without customer’s awareness o
The infrastructure narrative of the last 15 years has been dominated by the cloud. Its growth has driven a surge of innovation in everything from hardware, to software, to operations – and resulted in the largest migration of workloads in the history of the industry.
Thomas Kurian is ready to make his move. After spending the past three years putting his plan into motion and more than tripling sales as Google Cloud’s CEO, Kurian is positioning the company to leapfrog the competition.