SERVER HYPERVISORS, SECURITY
businesswire | April 26, 2023
Mirantis, freeing developers to create their most valuable code, today announced the latest version of Mirantis OpenStack on Kubernetes (MOSK), which enhances OpenStack security and improves the user experience.
OpenStack is the world's leading open source private cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) framework, providing a feature-rich, mature environment for hosting virtual machines, networks, and storage. MOSK brings virtualized infrastructure into the cloud native world, providing an easy-to-use virtualization platform built on Kubernetes for optimal flexibility and resilience.
MOSK 23.1 includes several significant security improvements that minimize the risk of data breaches and other security threats. These improvements include the ability for administrators to restrict OpenStack superusers to their own projects and rotate passwords to minimize exposure due to compromised passwords, plus encryption of internal communications. Additional noteworthy features include the following:
Full support for Tungsten Fabric, enabling users to take advantage of advanced networking functions, including load balancing with the OpenStack Octavia load balancer.
Improved user experience, with tutorials and a sample application to assist with onboarding.
Customization options for OpenStack deployments for more technical users, enabling them to tailor the platform to their specific needs and preferences and make it more efficient and effective for their particular use cases.
“MOSK is a powerful cloud computing platform that offers organizations the flexibility, scalability, and security they need to meet the challenges of today's digital landscape,” said Artem Andreev, product manager, Mirantis. “By simplifying the deployment and management of OpenStack and Kubernetes, MOSK frees developers to focus on creating their most valuable code, allowing organizations to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives and improve their ability to innovate and compete in the marketplace.”
Mirantis helps organizations ship code faster on public and private clouds, increasing developer productivity by removing the stress of managing infrastructure. The company combines intelligent automation and cloud native expertise to provide a ZeroOps approach to managing and operating Kubernetes and cloud environments. Mirantis delivers a public cloud experience on any infrastructure, from the data center to the edge, with one cohesive cloud experience for complete app and DevOps portability, a single pane of glass, and automated full-stack lifecycle management, all based on open source.
VIRTUAL DESKTOP TOOLS, SERVER VIRTUALIZATION
ThinPrint | March 02, 2023
ThinPrint has released its Azure Cloud Print Server, which is a print server that is optimized for the cloud and makes it possible to print quickly and reliably in the private cloud. The management portal gives businesses full control over their print environments, and the reduced workload and bandwidth usage saves money and improves ROI.
The Azure Cloud Print Server also uses secure authentication and authorization to make sure that documents stay private and safe. Also, the server can be connected to other IT systems, which makes it easier to manage printers in different places. ThinPrint's Azure Cloud Print Server is made to be very safe, with user authentication and encrypted data in transit. Also, the server can be added to an already existing IT system, which makes it easy to switch to cloud printing.
Charlotte Kuenzell, the CEO of ThinPrint, said, "We are excited to introduce our Cloud Print Server on Azure, which provides government and enterprise customers with a solution for fast and reliable printing to virtual desktop environments in the private cloud." She also said, "With adaptive compression, SSL encryption, and simplified printer mapping, our Cloud Print Server delivers the highest levels of performance, security, and control in the private cloud."
(Source - Globenewswire)
The Cloud Print Server has features that are used in other settings, like advanced and adaptive compression, SpeedCache, streaming, font management, and printing without a driver for all printer models. The ThinPrint Cloud Print Server, including all features, is available for free trial in the private cloud for the first 30 days.
ThinPrint has 20 years of enterprise printing experience. ThinPrint's solutions provide secure, high-performance printing with a seamless user experience as networks and end devices become more complex. From endpoint printers to innovative end devices, their technology supports printing innovations. The company prioritizes print infrastructure management, network performance optimization, and user satisfaction. ThinPrint has over 30,000 corporate customers and over 100 desktop as a service and software as a service providers who use their printing solutions. ThinPrint added ezeep and its native cloud technology to their cloud portfolio in 2015, making it the leading printing solution for coworking and shared spaces. ThinPrint has offices in the US, UK, Australia, Japan, and China and over 350 channel partners worldwide to provide local support and develop and test its solutions in Berlin, Germany. Innovative companies can overcome all printing challenges with ThinPrint.
VIRTUAL DESKTOP TOOLS, VIRTUAL SERVER MANAGEMENT
prnewswire | April 12, 2023
Keeper Security, the leading provider of zero-trust and zero-knowledge cybersecurity software protecting passwords, privileged access, secrets and remote connections, today announces a series of significant new User Interface (UI) updates to its password management platform for a friendlier and more intuitive experience. Keeper's upgraded user interface offers clearer distinctions between elements, as well as enhanced clarity and searchability, to improve the user experience and make it even easier to take advantage of Keeper's powerful features.
"Our customers' satisfaction with their user experience is a priority for us. We are fanatical about creating solutions that are as user-friendly as they are secure" said Keeper CEO and Co-Founder, Darren Guccione. "At Keeper, our design and product teams are constantly working to modernize Keeper's cybersecurity products which ultimately unifies ease-of-use and world-class security."
Keeper customers can expect an updated experience with this overhaul of the vault's user interface – offering a fresh, updated look with modern styling for a welcoming and streamlined appeal. Highlights to the updated UI include:
Friendlier Interface: Keeper's streamlined UI will reduce grid lines and introduce cleaner colors and adjustable panes.
Streamlined Usability: More efficient user workflows will reduce the number of clicks necessary to complete a task.
Accessibility and Inclusion: Upgraded UI will provide colors, contrast and font/icon sizes compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards.
Advanced Search: New, easy-to-use filters will enable users to search their Keeper Vaults with the utmost flexibility.
Onboarding: The new onboarding wizard provides a more welcoming guided experience to setting up a user's vault.
Lost Records: Keeper will now show the shared folder name and record contents of all records that are deleted out of shared folders.
When customers log into Keeper, they will immediately notice a refreshed Web and Desktop Vault featuring the new, modern UI. Animated record and folder details are displayed for better clarity, legibility and modern style, and users will be able to customize their individual colors. Users can now enjoy improved vault organization with modern interface elements such as modals, popups and dialogs – all improved to be equally functional and stylish. The interface will also display avatars with initials to allow teammates to quickly identify contacts when sharing records and folders.
As Keeper expands into larger markets, the number of folders and records in enterprise vaults has increased exponentially, with some customers having tens of thousands of record counts. To address this, Keeper will now offer advanced search capabilities to quickly pinpoint data in the vault. This search function will allow users to specify one or more search operators that can be used in combination to locate folders and records – while also allowing for granular searches that include specific values in specific record fields. Meanwhile, the brand new Keeper Quick Search feature will show recently viewed items and provide lightning fast results.
Also coming soon for Keeper's users is a new fixed-sized browser extension, which will stay consistent from screen to screen, and replicate the Web Vault improvements on mobile devices. The browser extension provides a more spacious design, easier identification of key fields, useful settings and features with easy-to-find logos, and simple navigation with new layouts.
For mobile apps, the new UI will feature friendly elements that are easier to read and navigate on smaller screens. For iOS, Keeper users will benefit from performance improvements, faster speeds and enhanced search results to easily find folders and their contents – even with tens of thousands of records. Android users will see cleaner themes with a new default Light Mode and revamped user-selected themes to match Keeper's UI enhancements. Additional features include a navigation bar for quick access to important screens on the app and frictionless Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) login.
Keeper is taking an incremental approach to improving the user experience, continuously enhancing the look, feel and usability of its applications, while staying mindful of the importance of familiarity, consistency and the world-class functionality and security that Keeper users are accustomed to.
About Keeper Security
Keeper Security is transforming the way people and organizations around the world secure their passwords, secrets and confidential information. Keeper's easy-to-use cybersecurity platform is built on a foundation of zero-trust and zero-knowledge security to protect every user on every device. Our solution deploys in minutes and seamlessly integrates with any tech stack to prevent breaches, reduce help desk costs and ensure compliance. Trusted by millions of individuals and thousands of organizations globally, Keeper is the leader for best-in-class password management, secrets management, privileged access, secure remote access and encrypted messaging.