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Author - Forrest Stroud

  • Forrest Stroud has been with the QuinStreet Enterprise network of technology websites for 18 years, during which time he has covered everything from consumer technology to small businesses and corporate data centers. He is also the editor of ServerWatch.

  • Copy Data Virtualization

    Copy Data Virtualization is an approach to data management created by Actifio that applies the virtualization approach to data, specifically copy data. »

  • GRC - Governance, Risk, and Compliance

    Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) refers to a company's coordinated strategy for managing corporate governance, enterprise risk management and corporate compliance. »

  • copy data

    Copy data refers to data in an organization that has been copied and retained for backup, archival and/or regulatory preservation purposes. »

  • CoreOS Rocket

    Rocket is a containerization model developed by CoreOS that serves as an alternative to Docker. »

  • Apache Spark

    Apache Spark is an open-source engine developed specifically for handling large-scale data processing and analytics. »

  • Microsoft Parature

    Microsoft Parature is a cloud-based customer engagement solution that enterprises can deploy to provide self-service capabilities to their customers. »

  • GHOST Bug

    The GHOST bug is a buffer overflow security vulnerability in some distributions of Linux that can potentially enable attackers to execute arbitrary code on systems. »

  • cloud app policy

    Cloud app policy ensures the usage of cloud applications complies with the overall corporate security plan as well as regulatory requirements. »

  • GameOver Zeus

    GameOver Zeus is a sophisticated evolution of the ZeuS malware that cybercriminals created to steal usernames and passwords from users on infected systems. »

  • DLP – data loss prevention

    Data loss prevention, or DLP, refers to technology or software developed to protect and prevent the potential for data loss or theft. »

  • Cridex malware

    Cridex is a sophisticated strain of banking malware that can steal banking credentials and other personal information on an infected system. »

  • Dridex malware

    Dridex is a strain of banking malware that leverages macros in Microsoft Office to infect systems. »

  • Docker No Longer the Only Container Game in Town

    The whole container thing is rather reminiscent of the server virtualization world five or six years ago. Docker love may have exploded in 2014 but it certainly won't be the only container game in town going forward. »

  • Windows 10

    Windows 10 is an upcoming release of Microsoft's Windows operating system and the successor to the underwhelming Windows 8. »

  • Microsoft Office Sway

    Microsoft Office Sway is a new application in the Office Suite that provides a cloud-based, touch-enabled toolset for creating interactive documents. »

  • SoakSoak malware

    SoakSoak is a strain of malware that leverages security vulnerabilities in a WordPress plug-in. »

  • Fog Computing

    Fog computing is a term created by Cisco that refers to extending cloud computing to the edge of an enterprise's network. »

  • containerization

    Containerization is a lightweight alternative to full virtualization that encapsulates an application in a container with its own operating environment. »

  • iPad Pro

    The iPad Pro is a rumored new product from Apple that will compete with tablet / laptop computer hybrid solutions like Microsoft's Surface Pro 3. »

  • Lollipop – Android Codename

    Lollipop is the dessert-themed Android codename for the 5.0 update of the open source Android mobile operating system. »

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