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Monthly Cloud News Roundup: November 2022

By WatServ

December 5, 2022

Looking back on November 2022, here are top stories from the world of cloud and security.


Medibank Refuses to Pay Ransom After 9.7 Million Customers Exposed in Ransomware Hack

November 7, 2022 | Ravie Lakshmanan, The Hacker News

Personal data belonging to about 9.7 million customers were accessed following a ransomware attack. The threat actor has released files on the dark web after Medibank refused to pay a ransom.

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NBA and Microsoft Team Up to Transform Fan Experiences with Cloud Application Modernization

November 16, 2022 | Ashmi Chokshi, General Manager, Azure Digital and Application Innovation

Microsoft’s latest customer story shows how the NBA used Azure services to accelerate time to market of apps that are elevating the NBA experience for fans, referees and employees.

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Announcing New Capabilities for Azure Firewall

November 16, 2022 | Eliran Azulai, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

Azure released new capabilities and updates to Azure Firewall including announcing IDPS Private IP ranges are now generally available and Enhanced Threat Intelligence is now in preview.

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AWS, Microsoft and Google Now Command More Than 75% of the Cloud Market

November 1, 2022 | Matt Ashare, CIODIVE

Despite slower revenue growth in their cloud divisions in recent weeks, AWS, Microsoft and Google have maintained or increased their generous portion of a cloud market that topped $57 billion, up more than $11 billion year over year.

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The Benefits of Moving to a Hybrid Cloud Environment

WatServ | November 17, 2022  

Hybrid cloud computing combines private and public cloud services. Though this may sound similar to multi-cloud, hybrid cloud has its own unique benefits.

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What is Cloud Backup and How Does it Work?

WatServ | November 7, 2022

Curious about cloud backup? In this article, we discuss what it is, how it can benefit your business and where to begin.

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WatServ Helps Internet Service Provider Implement a Security Operations Center (SOC)

See how WatServ supported Imagine, a dynamic internet service provider, by providing a tailored, cost-effective SOC solution.

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