Have you been hearing a lot about the cloud but you’re not sure what it’s about? Does this cloud stuff sound like marketing and hype to you? Are there any real, substantive differences between cloud computing and what you’re doing now in your datacenters? What about security – how does cloud computing change or realign how you think about securing your computing environment?
In this series of five TechNet Radio episodes, Tom Shinder and Yuri Diogenes talk to Kevin Remde about about private clouds. Based on our talks at TechEd the last couple of years and at other venues, it sounds like a lot of people think they’re already running private clouds. But are they? Do you think you’re running a private cloud now?
Find out if you are! Take a listen of each of the episodes and get an understanding of the basic private cloud architecture foundational principles and practices and see if you’re in the cloud, or maybe on the runway to an actual cloud solution.
Here is a synopsis and a link to each of the episode:
Episode 1: Private Cloud Principles
In episode 1, Technical Evangelist, Kevin Remde welcomes Principal Knowledge Engineer, Tom Shinder and Sr. Technical Writer Yuri Diogenes as they kick off their 5 part series on Microsoft Private Cloud solutions for IT Managers. Tune in for part one as they discuss basic private cloud principles and what it means for businesses, as well as how organizations can begin to understand and accept the value of implementing a private cloud.
Episode 2: Private Cloud Security
In episode 2, Kevin Remde, Tom Shinder and Yuri Diogenes are back for part 2 of their Private Cloud basics series and in today’s episode, they discuss security and how it relates to the Private Cloud. Tune in as they chat about various factors businesses need to consider such as ease of use, potential differences between traditional infrastructure security measures as well as some advice on who and where to turn to for security advice.
Episode 3: Private Cloud Planning
Continuing their Private Cloud basics series, Kevin Remde, Tom Shinder and Yuri Diogenes are back and in today’s episode they focus on how you can get started in planning a private cloud environment. Tune in as they lay out some best practices you may want to consider.
Episode 4: Private Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
In Part 4 of their Private Cloud basics series, Kevin Remde, Tom Shinder and Yuri Diogenes discuss Infrastructure as a Service or IaaS and how this component factors into your Private Cloud planning. Tune in as they chat about the differences between this and Software as a Service and Platform as a Service, what security considerations you should be aware of, as well as how Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure fits into this equation.
Episode 5: Private Cloud and Identity Management
Concluding their Private Cloud basics series, Kevin Remde, Tom Shinder and Yuri Diogenes focus on the important topic of identity. Tune in as they discuss the implications of Identity Management as it relates to a Private Cloud environment.