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Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. His business interests include a diverse range of industries from manufacturing to property to technology. As a technology commentator he has a broad presence both in the traditional media and extensively online. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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2 responses to “The Future Ain’t Homogenized–Please Stop the FUD Vendors”

  1. Tim Freeman

    “there is a potentially greater risk from multi tenant than single tenant infrastructure”

    I wouldn’t personally categorize these risks as “potential” because actual exploits exist, it’s not theoretical.

    For example, in the early years EC2 didn’t even hard-wipe instance disks, exposing all data (just not the inode metadata). Here’s an issue if you are not careful:

    Here’s an example of outright attacks made possible only because of instance colocation: