VIRTUAL SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE, VIRTUAL SERVER MANAGEMENT
businesswire | April 13, 2023
ThinkData Works Inc., a leading data catalog provider, is launching a first-to-market solution that will accelerate time to value for its adopters. Customers will be able to automatically gather metadata from their preferred warehouse environment, in addition to automatically scanning and virtualizing multiple datasets within minutes, enabling streamlined sharing and management of data.
ThinkData Works' new warehouse discovery solution offers businesses a seamless way to access virtualized data and metadata from multiple warehouses in a single unified data catalog. This cutting-edge tool provides customers an efficient, centralized way to quickly locate, explore, and analyze critical business data from diverse sources. Accessing decentralized data from a single source of truth eliminates massive burdens that slow down innovation and hamper the productivity of business analysts and data science teams. As an added benefit, the risks and costs associated with data duplication and replication are minimized by managing access via ThinkData Works’ catalog platform.
Furthermore, the warehouse discovery solution provides improved compliance and governance by maintaining data residency. Leveraging the solution's automated data virtualization and metadata harvesting capabilities, users can tap into data directly from warehouse storage platforms without re-ingestion or relocation. As a result, customers benefit from greater security and control over their data without compromising regulatory compliance.
“The research is proven: juggling multiple data solutions is costly and ineffective. Modern organizations need fewer points of failure and more robust data management,” said Bryan Smith, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ThinkData Works. “We’re thrilled that our new warehouse discovery solution will help our clients maximize the value of their data. This makes it easier and faster to get insights out of information, and that’s ideal.”
“Introducing automated data virtualization and metadata harvesting capabilities to an already-powerful catalog gives business owners and their networks both data and metadata, plus the management and monitoring tools on our platform, in essentially one click,” adds Lewis Wynne-Jones, VP Product of ThinkData Works. “Beyond saving time and cost, it’s a massive win for data culture and democratization. Real-time connections to virtualized data also means enhanced decision-making — better access leads to better insights.”
About ThinkData Works
ThinkData Works unlocks the value of data to grow your business. Connect seamlessly to any source, drive critical insights, and deliver data while retaining visibility and control. Founded in 2014, ThinkData Works offers flexible data connections, an intuitive catalog interface, and secure tools to deliver data where it needs to be — inside or outside your organization. Purpose-built to handle the complexities of data variety, their unified cloud platform cuts overhead, fuels innovation, and drives revenue growth.
VIRTUAL DESKTOP STRATEGIES, SERVER HYPERVISORS
businesswire | April 04, 2023
Workspot, the Cloud PC company, announced today that its world-class Center of Excellence (COE), a unique customer advocacy program led by a team of the foremost virtual desktop and public cloud experts, now incorporates the expertise of its Cloud Alliance partners, expanding the reach of the program to drive customer success. With its white-glove Cloud PC implementation framework, the COE has earned Workspot a Net Promoter Score of 80 in its most recent customer survey – the very best in class.
With today’s complex enterprise requirements, most customers are not internally equipped with the unique blend of end user computing and multi-cloud skill sets needed for successful Cloud PC implementation. In response to customer needs, Workspot packaged the three key cornerstones of a successful Cloud PC implementation – people, product and process – to form the COE. Now this same, proven framework can be used by Workspot’s elite Cloud Alliance partners, incorporating each partner’s unique capabilities for serving customers.
“Six years ago, with the deep expertise of Workspot’s Customer Success Team, it took us only a week to deploy our Workspot cloud workstations and realize value, unlike the months it took to get just one desktop running with on-prem VDI,” said Israel Sumano, Senior Director of Infrastructure at Southland Industries. “Since then, the Center of Excellence has delivered the expertise and innovative tools that enable us to collaborate closely with Workspot on strategic initiatives that make our business more agile and secure. Workspot’s COE is like nothing else I’ve experienced in the virtual desktop industry, and we continue to realize tremendous value from this unique relationship.”
“Workspot’s Center of Excellence delivers fast time-to-first-value and ROI for enterprise Cloud PC customers” said Mike Strohl, CEO Entisys360. “As a member of the Cloud Alliance Program, we’ll complement the COE processes and tools with our vast expertise with virtual desktops, thereby enabling us to deliver tremendous value to our customers.”
Spearheaded by VP of Customer Success and former Workspot customer Matthew Davidson, the Workspot COE brings together the industry’s best end user computing and cloud experts for an unmatched implementation experience. “When I sat in the customer seat, the customer success team was one of the strongest selling points for Workspot’s Cloud PC solution during the evaluation process,” Davidson reflects. “Ultimately, I was so inspired by the ease of the implementation that I joined the Workspot team to help other companies streamline their digital transformation with Cloud PCs.”
To provide expert guidance throughout the implementation process, Workspot leverages Workspot Watch, the company’s big data collection and analysis system, which continuously provides insights into Cloud PC performance and connectivity, proactively identifying root causes and behavioral patterns often before customers are even aware of a problem. In addition to its state-of-the art tools, Workspot uses customer-centric processes and methodologies to ensure long-term success. Between its ADIME methodology, onboarding services, outstanding customer support, customer success update meetings and executive business reviews, Workspot delivers a carefully defined process aimed at business uptime, addressing new requirements and innovating collaboratively.
“The Center of Excellence is the foundation of the Workspot Cloud PC success formula,” said Amitabh Sinha, Co-Founder and CEO of Workspot. “Now our Cloud Alliance Partners bring their deep expertise to the COE as well, ensuring a high-quality experience for our joint customers as we deploy Cloud PCs into Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Amazon Web Services.”
Workspot is the only cloud-native solution that delivers enterprise-class Cloud PCs. This innovative service lets IT securely stream the right compute capabilities for each user, on any device, anywhere they want to work. As the only Cloud PC solution that operates across all the major public clouds - Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud - Workspot is uniquely positioned to address today’s remote work challenges by providing a multi-cloud and multi-region approach. Simple to deploy, scale and operate, Workspot’s award winning Cloud PC solution benefits IT as well as end users with a seamless work experience that enhances productivity while maintaining the highest performance standards for intensive workloads.
VIRTUAL DESKTOP TOOLS, SERVER VIRTUALIZATION
prweb | April 17, 2023
iboss, the leader in cloud-delivered cybersecurity, today announced the results of its third-party efficacy testing for its iboss Zero Trust SSE (Security Service Edge), which was rigorously tested for its malware blocking effectiveness by Miercom, a premier independent testing laboratory. The report concluded that iboss Zero Trust SSE delivered superior malware threat protection and is the only service that provides complete Zero Trust security from the cloud.
The test evaluated iboss’s Zero Trust SSE technology. This cloud native Zero Trust cloud security platform provides organizations with protection and visibility for users and devices, regardless of where they are connected, by delivering security capabilities from the cloud. The test results proved that iboss exceeded the requirements set forth by Miercom, blocking 99.7% of malware, and performed 26% higher in malware blocking effectiveness than the industry average of all platforms tested by Miercom to date.
“We are proud to announce that the efficacy of iboss Zero Trust SSE has been proven to be the most effective in the industry,” said Paul Martini, CEO and co-founder of iboss. “This result confirms our commitment to providing the most comprehensive security solution for organizations of all sizes.”
These results demonstrate iboss’s commitment to providing organizations with the most comprehensive security solution that protects against the ever-evolving threats posed by malicious actors. The iboss Zero Trust SSE enables organizations to protect their valuable data and applications while keeping their networks secure and compliant with industry regulations.
“Our mission is to help organizations secure their digital transformation journey through cloud security,” said Paul Martini. “We are continuing to invest in our cloud security platform to provide the most comprehensive security solution for organizations of all sizes.”
iboss is a cloud security company that enables organizations to reduce cyber risk by delivering a Zero Trust Security Service Edge platform designed to protect resources and users in the modern distributed world. Applications, data, and services have moved to the cloud and are located everywhere, while users needing access to those resources are working from anywhere. The iboss platform replaces legacy VPN, Proxies, and VDI with a consolidated service that improves security, increases the end-user experience, consolidates technology, and substantially reduces costs. Built on a containerized cloud architecture, iboss delivers security capabilities such as SWG, malware defense, Browser Isolation, CASB, and Data Loss Prevention to protect all resources via the cloud instantaneously and at scale. The iboss platform includes ZTNA to replace legacy VPN, Security Service Edge to replace legacy Proxies, and Browser Isolation to replace legacy VDI. This shifts the focus from protecting buildings to protecting people and resources wherever they are located. Leveraging a purpose-built cloud architecture backed by 230+ issued and pending patents and more than 100 points of presence globally, iboss processes over 150 billion transactions daily, blocking 4 billion threats per day. More than 4,000 global enterprises trust the iboss platform to support their modern workforces, including a large number of Fortune 50 companies. iboss was named one of the Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies by The Software Report, one of the 25 highest-rated Private Cloud Computing Companies to work for by Battery Ventures, and CRN’s top 20 Coolest Cloud Security Companies of 2022.