Eagle Eye Networks

Want The Benefits Of True Cloud: Look Beyond The Cloud Marketing

June 1, 2022 Eagle Eye Networks

There are five essential characteristics that make high-performing scalable cloud systems and applications possible. Eagle Eye President Ken Francis delves into the details in this article he wrote for SecurityInformed.com

Many people, quite correctly, point to Salesforce.com—which launched in February of 2000—as the first example of cloud computing. In the years following, the term ‘cloud’ became so popular and was applied to so many products and service offerings, that it became almost meaningless. The result was cloud confusion in the business world and in the median, presented alongside shows covering fire safety, intelligent buildings, facilities management, and safety and health.

In one stark example from 2008, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison described news stories about cloud as, ‘complete gibberish.’ Endeavoring to provide some clarity on cloud, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) worked for more than two years to put together ‘The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing,’ which defines the five essential cloud computing characteristics and several ‘as-a-service’ cloud computing models.

In the News

By Ken Francis
Covered on these news sites. Click the image to read more. 



Other posts that might interest you

Product spotlight: Sports, venue and entertainment security

When it comes to protecting sports, venue and entertainment environments, security leaders must manage staff and patron identities and protect facilities as varied as parking lots and stages. From sports…

June 17, 2022 Eagle Eye Networks

Eagle Eye Networks receives 2017 Govies Government Security Award for Cloud Computing/Storage

Eagle Eye Networks receives 2017 Govies Government Security Award for Cloud Computing/Storage from Security Today magazine. The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. “The Govies…

March 29, 2017 Eagle Eye Networks

CloudWedge: Eagle Eye Networks Announces Tokyo Data Center

Eagle Eye Networks has established itself as one of the top vendors for the physical security world… With Eagle Eye Networks now expanding into the APAC region, users within this…

November 6, 2015 Hans Kahler