March 2014

Forum Systems – Interop 2014

By | Date posted: March 11, 2014

Forum Systems is pleased to announce that we will be attending Interop Las Vegas 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Interop Las Vegas, the leading independant technology conference and expo series designed to inspire and inform the world’s IT community will be held April 1st-3rd, 2014.  If you are attending, stop by and visit us at Booth #1104 in the Cloud Connect Zone. Read more

Does Your Cloud Encryption Need Closer Inspection?

By | Date posted: March 5, 2014

A day does not go by without a technology vendor waving banners about securing data in the cloud with strong encryption. File sync and cloud storage controller vendors are the new kids on the block that tout the benefits of using strong encryption algorithms such as AES-256 and RSA to secure data in the cloud. A strong encryption algorithm is one of the key mechanisms for securing data in the cloud. Read more

How to Use OAuth to Integrate with Public Cloud Services

By | Date posted: March 4, 2014

Traditionally, consumer internet companies have been the dominant users of public cloud services. Now enterprise customers, who initially had strong reservations about public cloud services are integrating their applications with those services. Enterprise applications such as databases, CRMs (Customer Resource Management) and ERPs (Enterprise Resource Planning) have started to leverage cloud services to increase business efficiency and reduce cost. Read more

NFS to Amazon S3 using Forum Sentry Cloud Controller

By | Date posted: March 3, 2014

Forum Sentry Cloud Controller offers a robust NFS listener than enables NFS clients to move files to Amazon S3 and other cloud providers. Whether you need to rotate your log files, backup your customer database, or just scale out to infinite storage in the cloud, Forum Sentry Cloud Controller provides you with the highest access control and encryption functionality to bridge data movement from your application servers to the public cloud.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to setup an NFS listener and connect it to Amazon S3.  You will then learn how to mount and create folders and files from a Linux terminal with the content created in Amazon S3.

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