Manek Dubash

Manek Dubash is an analyst and journalist with over 30 years experience. Focused on business technology, he observes and comments on enterprise infrastructure issues for a range of industry-influential websites including The Register, ZDNet UK, Computer Weekly and CloudPro, and produces reports for research firm STL Partners.

Manek's views are his alone and do not necessarily represent those of Microsoft.

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Cloud update - and how Apple still doesn't get it

Cloud update - and how Apple still doesn't get it

I've been doing some research into cloud, the wheres, hows and whys, and it's thrown up some interesting (if not spectacularly surprising) results.On the face of it, and if you're taken in by the hype, cloud is the next wave of technology before which we should all genuflect.

June 21, 2012 by in Networking

Passwords are here to stay: get used to it

Passwords are here to stay: get used to it

It's been mildly amusing to see, once more, a vendor of two-factor authentication call the end of the line for passwords as a security mechanism. We've been around this particular block so many times in the last 20 years that I've lost count.

May 21, 2012 by in Networking

SMBs adopt the cloud without security

SMBs adopt the cloud without security

Security has take another knock as a prime barrier to the adoption of cloud computing.A survey commissioned by Microsoft (whose involvement was not revealed to the respondees) found that small to medium-sized businesses might gain a fair amount from adopting cloud computing.

May 14, 2012 by in Networking

Beware of the cloudburst

Beware of the cloudburst

A big selling point for cloud computing is what's become known as cloud bursting. What this means is the ability to move spikes in demand for computing resources into the cloud, rather than having to build infrastructure to cope with peak loads.

May 1, 2012 by in Networking