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Sycomp | March 14, 2023
On March 13, 2023, Sycomp, an innovative IT solutions provider, announced its latest product offering, enabling simultaneous data access in collaboration with Google Marketplace. The new offering, Sycomp Storage, powered by IBM Spectrum Scale, is a cutting-edge software solution that provides fast and easy access to information stored on multiple virtual machines simultaneously.
Dean Hildebrand, Technical Director, Office of the CTO at Google, remarked, "HPC and AI customers demand the best price and performance out of Google Cloud. The new Sycomp storage offering in our Marketplace provides a differentiated and fully supported high-performance storage offering." He further added, "Sycomp Storage Fueled by IBM Spectrum Scale provides a performant parallel file system that can dynamically access data in Google Cloud Storage and then deliver up to 320 GB/s of low latency read capability."
(Source – CISION PR Newswire)
It is a high-performance parallel file system that enables data to be shared across multiple servers, enabling fast and efficient data access, management, and analysis. With Sycomp Storage, users can take advantage of accessing data stored on multiple virtual machines simultaneously, providing a significant boost to productivity and efficiency. Sycomp Storage is poised to become a leading solution for businesses looking to optimize their data storage and management capabilities.
Powered by IBM Spectrum Scale, Sycomp Storage offers the following features and benefits:
Auto-Tiering Technology: Delivers speed and reliability by automatically managing storage tiers to maximize performance and save costs
Deploy in Minutes: Sycomp Storage Powered by IBM Spectrum Scale can be deployed in a matter of minutes through the Google Marketplace, and once it's up and running, direct access to your data through file sharing protocols, including NFS and SMB, as well as the native IBM Spectrum Scale client is achieved
Maximize Performance: Depending on the VM and disc SKU combination, up to 320 GB/S (NFS) is feasible. Optimized cost and performance by fine-tuning to the desired disc SKUs and virtual machine
Sycomp, founded in 1994, is a Google Cloud Partner that offers and delivers enterprise information technology solutions to businesses worldwide. Data centers, high-performance computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, networking, cloud, and security are some of the products and services it provides. Sycomp can deliver, architect, support, and integrate reliable IT systems globally. It has simplified the challenging global commerce paradigm, making it easier for organizations to engage in international business opportunities, satisfy their growing IT requirements, and succeed abroad.
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Splashtop | February 06, 2023
Splashtop, a leading secure remote IT solutions provider that simplifies and supports the work-anywhere world, recently announced the release of Splashtop Antivirus powered by Bitdefender. The award-winning cyber security solution is now available for a number of Splashtop products, allowing MSPs and IT teams to safeguard endpoints against attacks with the advantages of a centralized management experience.
Splashtop's newest solution enhances its dedication to protecting customers on several fronts, from securing endpoints to providing secure remote access from any device. Splashtop Antivirus powered by Bitdefender offers the antivirus, anti-malware, and other robust security features required to protect today's contemporary corporate endpoints from modern cyber threats. In addition, the integrated functionality available as an add-on to Splashtop subscriptions makes it even easier for businesses of all sizes to consolidate their IT plans, management, and costs with Splashtop.
Splashtop Antivirus powered by Bitdefender contributes to the company's goal of creating a 'single pane of glass' solution in which clients can view everything they require right within the Splashtop web console. As a result, it enables clients to boost security capabilities while eliminating the need to access diverse solutions through different websites or consoles, reducing the strain on IT personnel.
The following built-in features are all managed in the Splashtop single web console:
Anti-malware Scanning: Schedule fast scans, complete scans on demand, and activate on-access scanning for real-time malware protection.
Alerts & Logging: View each device's protection status and logged threats, and receive real-time notifications if a threat is discovered or prevented.
Web Traffic Security: The use of firewalls, anti-phishing, and traffic scanning to stop unauthorized connection attempts and safeguard users from fake websites or harmful content such as viruses and spyware.
Advanced Threat Control: Continuously monitor applications and processes using Bitdefender's heuristic scoring algorithm to identify threats before they are formally identified.
Device Scanning: Prevent sensitive data leaks and malware infection from external USB devices and CD/DVD media by scanning them.
Policy Assignment: Create antivirus policies that are tailored to specific computers and groups in order to meet the demands of various clients and organizations.
Splashtop is a leading secure IT solutions provider that simplifies and streamlines the work-anywhere world. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and provides enterprise, academic and research institutions, government agencies, small companies, MSPs, IT departments, and individuals with next-generation remote access and remote assistance software and services. Splashtop's cloud-based, secure, and easily maintained remote access strategy is rapidly replacing outdated systems such as virtual private networks (VPNs) while receiving an impressive 93 Net Promoter Score (NPS), a criterion for gauging customer satisfaction. Its products are used by over 30 million people worldwide, including those in 85% of Fortune 500 companies.
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Arista Networks | March 23, 2023
Arista Networks today introduced the Arista WAN Routing System, which combines three new networking offerings: enterprise-class routing platforms, carrier/cloud-neutral internet transit capabilities, and the CloudVision® Pathfinder Service to simplify and improve customer wide area networks. Based on Arista’s EOS® routing capabilities, and CloudVision management, the Arista WAN Routing System delivers the architecture, features, and platforms to modernize federated and software-defined wide area networks.
The introduction of the Arista WAN Routing System enables customers to deploy a consistent networking architecture across all enterprise network domains from the client to campus to the data center to multi-cloud with a single instance of EOS, a consistent management platform, and a modern operating model.
Modern WAN Management, Provisioning, and Optimization
A new Arista WAN Routing System component is the CloudVision Pathfinder Service, which modernizes WAN management and provisioning, aligning the operating model with visualization and orchestration across all network transport domains. This enables a profound shift from legacy CLI configuration to a model where configuration and traffic engineering are automatically generated, tested, and deployed, resulting in a self-healing network. Arista customers can therefore visualize the entire network, from the client to the campus, the cloud, and the data center.
“As an Elite Partner and Arista Certified Services Provider (ACSP), we have been using Arista EOS and CloudVision for years and testing the Arista WAN Routing System in production environments for several quarters. The software quality and features within the system are ideal for enterprise network architectures embracing modern distributed application architectures across a blend of edge, campus, data center, cloud and SaaS environments,” stated Jason Gintert, chief technology officer at WAN Dynamics.
Arista WAN Platform Portfolio
An enterprise WAN also requires modern platforms to interconnect campus, data center, and edge networks, as well as a variety of upstream carriers and Internet-based services. In addition to CloudEOS for cloud connectivity, the new Arista 5000 Series of WAN Platforms, powered by Arista EOS, offer high-performance control and data-plane scaling fit-to-purpose for enterprise-class WAN edge and aggregation requirements. Supporting 1/10/100GbE interfaces and flexible network modules while delivering from 5Gb to over 50Gbps of bidirectional AES256 encrypted traffic with high VRF and tunnel scale, the Arista 5000 Series sets the standard for aggregation and critical site interconnect with multiple use cases such as:
Aggregation and High-Performance Edge Routing – The Arista 5500 WAN System, supporting up to 50Gbps of encrypted traffic, is ideal for data center, campus, high-performance edge, and physical transit hub architectures.
Flexible Edge Routing – The Arista 5300 WAN System is suited for high-volume edge connectivity and transitioning WAN locations to multi-carrier, 5G, and high-speed Internet connectivity with performance rates of up to 5Gbps of encrypted traffic.
Scalable Virtual Routing – Arista CloudEOS is a binary-consistent virtual machine implementing identical features and capabilities of the other Arista WAN systems. It is often deployed in carrier-neutral transit hub facilities or to provide scale-out encryption termination capabilities.
Public Cloud Edge Routing – Arista CloudEOS is also deployable through public cloud marketplaces and enables Cloud Transit routing and Cloud Edge routing capabilities as part of the end-to-end WAN Routing System. CloudEOS is available on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and through Platform Equinix.
CPE Micro Edge – In addition to the fully integrated, dynamically configured, and adaptive Arista WAN Routing System platforms, the Arista Micro Edge is capable of small-site interoperability with the WAN Routing System to provide simple downstream connectivity options.
About Arista Networks
Arista Networks is an industry leader in data-driven client to cloud networking for large data center, campus, and routing environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics, and security through an advanced network operating stack.