VIRTUAL DESKTOP TOOLS, SERVER VIRTUALIZATION
prnewswire | March 30, 2023
Scale Computing, the market leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions, today announced its edge video surveillance solutions have been extended to include cloud video surveillance storage with Wasabi Surveillance Cloud and the Intel® NUC Enterprise Edge Compute Built with Scale Computing. Together, Scale Computing and Wasabi deliver an edge to cloud surveillance solution that is easy to use, minimizes disruption, and allows access to video as usual, and when paired with the Intel EEC customers have a bottomless-storage, edge to cloud appliance. The company also announced its participation at ISC West in Las Vegas this week.
"Video and AI are going through a massive transformation, creating an opportunity for the industry to leverage edge technologies from companies like Scale Computing and Wasabi that enable better performance, agility, choice, and cost," said Kasia Hanson, Global Director, Video, Safety & Security Sales at Intel. "As the video surveillance and security markets continue to grow rapidly, shifting from analog video cameras, CCTV, and proprietary recording appliances to digital IP-based cameras, the demand for near real-time response is driving this need for computing power at the edge of a network. By combining the power of Intel® NUC EEC with the simplicity and reliability of Scale Computing HyperCore software, organizations have an efficient, scalable, and comprehensive edge computing solution."
"Organizations are making significant technology investments in video surveillance, and Wasabi Surveillance Cloud is a first-of-its-kind solution offered by a cloud provider that enables these organizations to offload video surveillance footage from their local storage environment directly to the cloud without ever running out of capacity," said David Boland, VP of Cloud Strategy at Wasabi. "This 'bottomless' approach to video storage, combined with Scale Computing, is vital for the surveillance industry as it struggles to manage enormous amounts of video in high resolution environments and increasingly large file sizes tied to surveillance."
Scale Computing and Wasabi combine industry-leading, on-premises edge computing with easy-to-use cloud data retention and archival to create the agile, hybrid-cloud environment needed today. With seamless integration with all major VMS providers inside of Wasabi Surveillance Cloud, Scale Computing is now able to expand to organizations' needs for critical video surveillance at the edge to the cloud.
"We're seeing a lot of security organizations and businesses beginning to adopt cloud storage as a way to reduce video storage complexity and costs. As they do so, one of the main obstacles that they face is converting the file-based format to a cloud object storage format," said Scott Loughmiller, Chief Product Officer and co-founder of Scale Computing. "Organizations can now combine on-premises Scale Computing clusters and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage, allowing recent video to be stored locally at the edge until it's moved to the cloud where it can be kept for as long as the organization needs it."
About Scale Computing
Scale Computing is a leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions. Using patented HyperCore™ technology, Scale Computing Platform automatically identifies, mitigates, and corrects infrastructure problems in real-time, enabling applications to achieve maximum uptime, even when local IT resources and staff are scarce. Edge Computing is the fastest growing area of IT infrastructure, and industry analysts have named Scale Computing an outperformer and leader in the space, including being named the #1 edge computing vendor by CRN. Scale Computing's products are sold by thousands of value-added resellers, integrators, and service providers worldwide. When ease-of-use, high availability, and TCO matter, Scale Computing Platform is the ideal infrastructure platform.
VIRTUAL DESKTOP TOOLS, SERVER HYPERVISORS
prweb | April 28, 2023
Wanclouds, a leading multi-cloud SaaS and managed service provider, today expanded the availability of its Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution across all Virtual Machines (VMs). By expanding beyond Kubernetes and Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) resources, Wanclouds now offers all-inclusive backup and recovery for Linux and Windows-based virtual servers and user data. With the new capabilities, Wanclouds provides comprehensive multi-cloud backup and restore solutions across regions and clouds.
The Wanclouds DRaaS agent works within KVM, VMware vSphere, and Microsoft Hyper-V environments to provide live snapshot backups without disrupting the production environment. Developers don’t have to put environments into rescue mode or stop services; the agent simply works behind the scenes to take a hard snapshot. The snapshot captures a point-in-time copy of the VM, which is a much quicker process than a full backup. Moreover, the user has the flexibility to take a backup of the data without the full image of the VM and restore it on-demand across regions. All backups are performed securely and stored in an encrypted format in the customer’s object store.
“Regulations such as GDPR, PCI, and HIPAA are making it increasingly important for organizations to back up data that is vulnerable to cyber threats, hardware failures, or human error,” said Faiz Khan, CEO of Wanclouds. “Unfortunately, small and midsize enterprises looking to stay compliant have been historically underserved by legacy disaster recovery options that are cost-prohibitive and resource-intensive. Wanclouds disaster recovery as a service gives every organization a simple and effective disaster recovery option to protect mission-critical data, ensure business continuity, and provide instant scalability across hybrid clouds.”
Wanclouds’ DRaaS is enabled through its SaaS-based automation suite VPC+, which provides a single pane of glass for managing and protecting hybrid cloud environments through a centralized cross-cloud solution. Wanclouds customers can leverage VPC+ for disaster recovery to back up all their VM and Kubernetes resources. They can restore it across different regions, physical servers, and clouds such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and IBM Cloud.
DRaaS is a reimagined approach to traditional disaster recovery strategies and eliminates the barriers for businesses seeking affordable, reliable, and compliant disaster recovery approaches. By offering disaster recovery ‘as a service’, Wanclouds manages on-demand backups for the servers or clusters businesses need and restores them instantly when needed. Instead of needing to allocate millions upfront to build and sustain disaster recovery infrastructure, companies can pay a fraction of the monthly cost for protecting their current servers and clusters.
Specific features of Wanclouds Multi-Cloud Disaster Recovery as a Service include:
Sign up and create backups via a few simple clicks
Infrastrastructure-wide snapshots that can be restored on-demand - VPC Configurations, Design, Kubernetes, Data, Virtual Machines
Flexibility to schedule backups on any timeline
Restore on-demand across clouds and regions from backed-ups
Backups are stored within the customer cloud-object store and are fully encrypted
Visualize infrastructure design and track consumption
On-demand views of disaster recovery spending with detailed consumption reports
Subscribers can take advantage of this new comprehensive backup and recovery option alongside Wanclouds' Cost Optimization as a Service (COaaS) solution for just $9.99 per resource. The offer is all-inclusive of DRaaS VMs, VPCs, and Kubernetes for one year, enabling users to unlimited backup configurations and restore them on demand.
“We understand that IT leaders are being asked to do more with less in the current market,” added Khan. “This blended solution enables them to address two of their top concerns for 2023 – cloud cost optimization and fully compliant backup – at an unbeatable price.”
Wanclouds is a leading multi-cloud SaaS solution and managed service provider. It helps enterprises with cloud deployments, migrations, backups, and cost-efficient cloud infrastructure optimization. The company’s Cloud Cost Optimization as a service (COaaS), Multi-Cloud Migration as a Service (MaaS), and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) cloud offerings reduce the financial investment and remove the technical complexities that halt or delay businesses from migrating on-premise to the cloud, moving across clouds, or setting up backup and restore protection. Its SaaS-based automation suite VPC+ provides a single pane of glass for managing and protecting multi-cloud environments through a centralized cross-cloud solution. Wanclouds is an AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud partner headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.
VIRTUAL DESKTOP STRATEGIES, SERVER VIRTUALIZATION, DESKTOP
PR Newswire | May 15, 2023
Parasoft, a global leader in automated software testing solutions, is expanding its presence in the financial software testing space with its service virtualization solution, which delivers significant risk and cost reduction to financial services organizations by optimizing application testing. This is crucial for businesses such as insurance companies and credit unions that want to deliver high-quality applications to their users and achieve business goals.
To showcase the benefits of service virtualization, Parasoft is sponsoring the QA Financial event in New York on May 24, 2023. The event will feature a panel session, "How to Deliver Software On Time & Under Budget With Service Virtualization," with the following experts who will share software testing strategies to achieve testing and delivery goals using service virtualization.
Roya Montazeri, Senior Director of Quality at Cox Automotive
Rolando Martinez, Software Engineer at FIS
Matthew Crabbe, CEO at QA Media
Kenny Austin, Chief Customer Officer at Parasoft
Implementing service virtualization for financial software testing is especially important in today's competitive landscape where failing to deliver high-quality applications can result in lost business.
Cox Automotive offers a variety of financial services for the automotive industry, including Dealertrack, which handles retail transactions for vehicle financing and contracting.
"Virtualization was the best thing that could happen to us in the way that it enables us to test the right thing at the right time. We already had many automation tools and could have some ability to mimic component behavior, but it wasn't what we needed. We needed our virtualization services fast, because our problem was here and now, right in our lap," said Roya Montazeri.
The Parasoft Continuous Quality Platform supports the end-to-end testing needs of many industries, including financial services, and provides superior mocking of APIs and virtualizing of a broad range of message behaviors. In The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Automation Testing Platforms, Q4 2022 report, Parasoft was named a leader for the creation and execution of API tests integrated with service virtualization.
Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst Diego Lo Giudice wrote, "Organizations from any market can partner with Parasoft, but technical scientific and high-compliance markets will find the ideal platform for their use cases. Parasoft is already present in these markets and in the large-logo financial technology market."
Parasoft helps organizations continuously deliver quality software with its market-proven, integrated suite of automated software testing tools. Supporting the embedded, enterprise, and IoT markets, Parasoft's technologies reduce the time, effort, and cost of delivering secure, reliable, and compliant software by integrating everything from deep code analysis and unit testing to web UI and API testing, plus service virtualization and complete code coverage, into the delivery pipeline. Bringing all this together, Parasoft's award winning reporting and analytics dashboard delivers a centralized view of quality enabling organizations to deliver with confidence and succeed in today's most strategic ecosystems and development initiatives — security, safety-critical, Agile, DevOps, and continuous testing.