A Server Configuration caused the Google Cloud Outage last week and Rivals Microsoft and Oracle Partner to Connect Clouds. Here is your weekly quick read for the least you should know about Cloud and Tech.

Security & Breach
  • LabCorp Discloses Data Breach affecting 7.7 million Customers (Link)
  • Study Finds Cloud Still Faces Security Concerns Amid Migrations (Link)
  • Fortinet’s Robust Multi-Cloud Portfolio Secures Migration to Cloud Environments (Link)
  • Google Chrome 75 rolls out with 42 Security Fixes (Link)

Microsoft Azure
  • Rivals Microsoft and Oracle Partner to Connect Clouds (Link)
  • Snowflake is Now Available on Azure Government (Link)
  • Not only is Azure Hosting Malware, it is also Functioning as the Command and Control Infrastructure for the Malicious Files (Link)
  • The Latest Azure Updates (Link)

Google
  • Google Cloud gets Capacity reservations and extends Committed Use Discounts beyond CPUs (Link)
  • Snowflake Computing to Offer Its Data Warehouse Services on Google Cloud (Link)
  • Cloud outage caused much Twitter angst, but provides a teachable moment for enterprises (Link)
  • Google Cloud Unveils a Fully Managed Cron Job Service for Infrastructure Operations (Link)

Amazon
  • Nascar’s AWS deal sees Archive Footage head for the Cloud (Link)
  • Amazon Open Sources Python Library for AWS Glue (Link)
  • McAfee Database Security to improve Amazon RDS cloud security (Link)
  • Amazon MSK is now Generally Available (Link)

IBM
  • IBM Cloud suffers multiple issues with running Apps (Link)
  • Major upgrade to Db2 Database (Link)
  • IBM Powers NexJ’ Hybrid Cloud CRM Strategy (Link)

Other
  • Microsoft Digs into Market Data (Link)
  • VMware CTO sees one unified platform anchoring customers’ multicloud plans (Link)

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