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VIDEO: Rackspace CTO Tackles the Multi-Tenant Cloud Security Myth

Rackspace CTO, John EngatesTime and again, a common concern that is often reported about the cloud is that public clouds are insecure due the fact that they are multi-tenant. At the Interop conference last week InternetNews.com caught up Rackspace CTO John Engates to get his views on the cloud.

According to Engates, the multi-tenant cloud security risk is a concern that isn't rooted in reality and one that has a lot of F.U.D. (Fear Uncertainty and Doubt) attached to it. In a conversation with eSecurityPlanet.com, Engates stressed at some level all modern networking is multi-tenant sharing the same basic cables, switching and networking infrastructure.

Watch the video interview below:

Read the full story at eSecurityPlanet:
Multi-Tenant Public Clouds: Security Risk or FUD?

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.