Federated identity based authentication is (and should be) the holy grail of all IT Security authentication policies. Something which all IT teams should be looking to introduce to all cloud and third-party hosted solutions. Controversial opinion? I don't think so, but I am happy to be debated on the topic.
For those of you who use MOVEit Automation to automate the transfer of files between different hosts, you will know that while there are a number of supported hosts from SFTP servers to Amazon S3, there is no current native connector for Microsoft Azure blobs at the time of writing.
In part one of our blog on adding performance and billing monitoring support to Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold, we focussed on collecting the Tenant ID, Application ID and Application Key, in order to create a credential in Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold.
In previous versions of WhatsUp Gold you may have noticed the introduction of monitoring support for Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. Providing you with the ability to monitor virtual devices, applications and even present statistics on your ongoing hosting costs.
We live in a world of integration and automation. One where isolated or siloed applications are no longer palatable for the complex tasks and operations of the modern organisation.
Cloud adoption is a topic which we have published a number of blogs on; and have daily conversations about. The benefits of the cloud are well documented, from lower operational costs to better rates of availability.