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    THE VIRTUALIZATION OF AN AMENITY: A NEW WAY TO DELIGHT YOUR GUESTS

    May 22, 2019

    Any hospitality professional knows that the modern traveler wants it all - but they also want it delivered in a faster, more efficient, and more attentive manner. As our world continues to change and adapt under the influence of increasingly automated, smart technology, consumer expectations, and tr...

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    AQUA SECURITY ANNOUNCES ITS AQUA CLOUD NATIVE SECURITY PLATFORM HAS ACHIEVED VMWARE PKS PARTNER APPLICATION PROGRAM VALIDATION

    May 22, 2019

    Aqua Security, global platform provider for securing container-based and cloud native applications, has announced that Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform (CSP) has attained VMware Partner Ready status for PKS. The validation of Aqua’s CSP validates that the solution has been tested and verified to ...

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    DENON EXPANDS X-SERIES LINEUP WITH TWO NEW AV RECEIVERS

    May 21, 2019

    Today Denon, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium home entertainment and personal audio products since 1910, announced two new X-Series AV receivers. The Denon AVR-X2600H (95W per channel) and AVR-X1600H (80W per channel) deliver lifelike, visceral 7.2 surround sound experience far beyond the...


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    STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION INDUSTRY UPDATE COMPANY PROFILES, MARKET FORECAST, MARKET SIZE 2019-2025

    May 21, 2019

    The report provides insightful details how clients enhance their basic leadership capacity within the worldwide Storage Virtualization Market business. Utilizing figures and flowcharts are brief in this report, the specialists represented to the analyzed information in a superior acceptable manner....


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    AQUA SECURITY ATTAINS VMWARE PKS PARTNER APPLICATION PROGRAM VALIDATION

    May 21, 2019

    Aqua Security, the leading platform provider for securing container-based and cloud native applications, today announced that Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform (CSP) has attained VMware Partner Ready status for PKS. The validation of Aqua’s CSP validates that the solution has been tested and verif...

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    DRILLING INTO THE TECHNICALS & VALUATION FOR VMWARE, INC

    May 21, 2019

    The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share. The Price to Book ratio for VMware, Inc. NYSE:VMW is 146.921621. A lower price to book ratio indicates that the stock might be undervalued. Similarly, Price to cash flow ratio is another helpful r...

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    SERVER VIRTUALIZATION MARKET TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT AND GLOBAL DEMANDS

    May 20, 2019

    The report provides a unique tool for evaluating the Market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report recognizes that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive environment, up-to-date marketing information is essential to monitor performance and m...


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    VIRTUALIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION MARKET TO SEE INCREDIBLE GROWTH AND FORECAST TO 2019-2025

    May 20, 2019

    New study on industrial growth of virtualization in industrial automation market 2019-2025 global virtualization in industrial automation market report provides information on types, applications and its regional markets including past and expected (2019-2025) opportunities. virtualization in indust...


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    SIGNIFICANCE OF DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION MARKET OVER PERIOD 2019 2025

    May 20, 2019

    Desktop Virtualization is a software technology that most companies implement to separate the desktop environment and associated application software from physical device access that clients use. Companies operating in the IT and telecommunications area are adopting this solution to minimize the ove...


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    GLOBAL 3D RENDERING AND VIRTUALIZATION SOFTWARE MARKET 2019

    May 20, 2019

    Global 3D Rendering and Virtualization Software Industry 2019 is an analytical research report that delves into the dynamics of the global 3D Rendering and Virtualization Software industry. It presents an executive-level blueprint of the market with key focus on its operations in globe. In a lucid c...


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    GLOBAL X86 SERVER VIRTUALIZATION INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO WITNESS HEIGHTENED REVENUE

    May 20, 2019

    The Global X86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure Market has been segmented on the basis of product type,end-users, and key geographies. Based on product type (Canadian Solar), the market end-users of Application 1, Application 2. The research report “Global X86 Server Virtualization Infrastructur...


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    PROJECT EVE SEED CODE DROPS, CREATES VIRTUALIZATION STANDARD FOR EDGE DEVICES

    May 17, 2019

    The Linux Foundation this week received initial seed code from Zededa for Project EVE (Edge Virtualization Engine), one of its five open source edge projects.Zededa is a founding member of LF Edge, which the Linux Foundation formed in January as an umbrella organization for its edge projects. At the...


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    VIRTUALIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION MARKET IS BOOMING WORLDWIDE

    May 17, 2019

    A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Virtualization in Industrial Automation Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025” has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide as it has remained playing a remarkable role in establishing progressive impact...


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    NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION MARKET: BY CURRENT INDUSTRY STATUS,GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

    May 17, 2019

    The comprehensive report here accumulates different perspectives having a place with the global Network virtualization Market which verbalizes the overarching day records and fate exposures with respect to the dynamic powers at play. The prime intention in the examination report is to offer the endo...


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    DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION CHANGING THE OUTLOOK BY 2026

    May 14, 2019

    Coherent Market Insights has recently updated its massive report catalogue by adding a fresh study titled “Global Desktop Virtualization Market Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, & Forecast 2018-2026”. This business intelligence study encapsulates vital details about the market current ...


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    DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION MARKET TO REACH US$ 13.45 BILLION BY 2022

    May 14, 2019

    The Desktop Virtualization Market is projected to grow from US$ 7.83 Billion in 2017 to US$ 13.45 Billion by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.4% during the forecast period. This report spread across 132 pages, profiling 12 companies and supported with 61 tables and 32 figures is n...


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    DATA VIRTUALIZATION LAYER FEEDS LOGICAL DATA WAREHOUSE, AGILE BI

    May 14, 2019

    At the start of 2015, Indiana University found itself saddled with a 15-year-old data warehouse that stored a limited set of operational data and wasn't being used for analytics in a concerted way. Looking to improve decision-making, university officials mapped out a new strategy one that resulted i...


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    3D RENDERING AND VIRTUALIZATION SOFTWARE MARKET 2019:2026

    May 13, 2019

    Global 3D Rendering and Virtualization Software market report intends to offer a valuable means to assess the 3D Rendering and Virtualization Software market along with the all-inclusive analysis and straight forward statistics associated with the market. This report provides well-informed details t...


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    ENCRYPTION SOFTWARE MARKET 2018 SIZE, SHARE, SCOPE, GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 2026

    May 13, 2019

    The encryption software market is anticipated to reach over $11,600 million by 2026 according to a new research published by Polaris Market Research. In 2017, the BFSI segment dominated the global market, in terms of revenue. North America was to be the leading contributor to the global market reven...


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    REMARKING ENORMOUS GROWTH WITH RECENT TRENDS & DEMAND BY TOP KEY PLAYERS AUTODESK, DASSAULT SYSTEMES, TRIMBLE, ETC.

    May 13, 2019

    Interior Design Software is a type of computer-aided design software intended to help architects, designers, and homeowners preview their design implementations on-the-fly. These products differ from traditional homeowner design software and other online design tools in that they use HTML5 to ensure...


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    COMMUNICATIONS PROCESSOR MARKET IS PROJECTED TO BE FUELED BY RAPID TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS

    May 13, 2019

    Communications processors are devices that effectuate the transfer of data and enhance the data-embedding ability of generic processors. Several electronic devices that show multiplicity of functions are the pretext behind the rise of the market for communications processors. The use of semiconducto...


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    VERIZON TRIALS BASEBAND VIRTUALIZATION WITH NOKIA, INTEL

    May 10, 2019

    Automated network slicing a fully virtualized network infrastructure capable of creating on-demand data pipes that exactly meet the needs of a given application is a long-term goal of 5G investment. In pursuit of that goal, Verizon recently tested virtualization of the Radio Access Network using Nok...


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    3D RENDERING AND VIRTUALIZATION SOFTWARE MARKET SIZE SWOT ANALYSIS OF TOP KEY PLAYER AND FORECASTS TO 2024

    May 09, 2019

    May 09, 2019 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) Market Study Report Has Added A New Report On 3D Rendering and Virtualization Software Market That Provides A Comprehensive Review Of This Industry With Respect To The Driving Forces Influencing The Market Size. Comprising The Current And Future Trends Definin...


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    VERIZON REPORTS ‘MAJOR MILESTONE’ ON VIRTUALIZATION PATH

    May 08, 2019

    Verizon reported another milestone on its path to deploying new wireless technologies such as Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) and network slicing: It completed a trial in California where it achieved full virtualization of baseband functions the heaviest portion of computing on the Radio Access Netw...


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    ANALYSTS VMWARE, INC VMW WILL POP AT LEAST 3.23% IN COMING MONTHS

    May 08, 2019

    It has been reported that multiple insider activity took place at VMware, Inc. (VMW). COO, Products & Cloud Services RAMASWAMI RAJIV sold 14,862 shares for $219,411 in transaction occurred on 2019/05/02. After making this transaction, COO, Products & Cloud Services owns a direct stake of -3 shares, ...


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    THE SAP SAPPHIRE NOW EXPO FLOOR FEATURING VMWARE, CISCO, HPE GALLERY

    May 08, 2019

    Vmware and sap have a strong relationship, touting the vmware platform as a perfect delivery system for sap applications. sap’s app center is a big focus at this year’s sapphire now. last fall, sap certified the dell emc vxrail hyperconverged infrastructure appliances, powered by vmware vsphere and ...


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    INSIGHT WINS VMWARE AMERICAS MOBILITY MANAGEMENT SOLUTION PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD

    May 07, 2019

    Vmware euc and insight connected workforce solutions combine to create an ‘anytime, anywhere’ work environment for greater productivitytempe, ariz., april 26, 2019 insight enterprises nasdaq nsit, the global systems integrator of insight intelligent technology solutions™ for organizations of all si...


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    VIRTUSTREAM CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF VMWARE-AZURE PLAY, AND THAT’S RIGHT WHERE IT WANTS TO BE

    May 07, 2019

    Sixteen years and two acquisitions later, VMware Inc. has been a key player in some of tech’s biggest deals to date. From EMC to Dell, the virtualization pioneer now finds itself contributing to Dell Technologies Inc.’s fully managed data center as a service, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC. Unveiled at la...


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    VMWARE AND OTHER LEADING ENTERPRISES PARTNER WITH BLOCKCHAIN COMPANY TO IMPLEMENT DATA PRIVACY

    May 07, 2019

    VMware, Ant Financial and RGAX (a subsidiary of RGA - Reinsurance Group of America) have announced today a partnership with QEDIT, an Israeli blockchain security company, to implement data privacy solutions across their blockchain networks.


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    NUTANIX, VMWARE BATTLE FOR HCI REVENUE, MARKET SHARE

    May 06, 2019

    Nutanix beat VMware to win 47.8% of the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software market, representing $206 million in revenue, for the fourth quarter of 2018, according to Gartner’s latest numbers.


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    CLOUD-BASED SD-WAN TOOL SHEDS LIGHT ON REMOTE NETWORKS

    May 06, 2019

    A new cloud-based management tool from software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) specialist Cybera aims to increase visibility of operations on remote site networks. Called CyberaVUE, the new management offering is part of the company's security-focused multi-tenant platform called CyberaONE.


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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES NEW VMWARE SOLUTIONS, QTUM RELEASES DEVELOPER TOOLS IN GOOGLE CLOUD PARTNERSHIP

    May 02, 2019

    Microsoft announced that it is expanding its partnership with dell technologies to provide customers with a native, supported and certified vmware experience on microsoft azure. the deal patches up a dispute the companies had over microsoft running its own software in azure to enable vmware virtuali...


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    PARASOFT TAKES ON TEST DATA WITH UPGRADED SOATEST AND VIRTUALIZE

    May 02, 2019

    Roughly half of testing time is wasted on test data management activities, which prompted time saving solutions like service virtualization to gain traction. one company that’s pointing its virtualization tools toward test data generation and comprehensive api test automation is parasoft.


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    5G DEPENDS ON KUBERNETES IN THE CLOUD

    May 02, 2019

    At Open Infrastructure Summit in Denver, it became clear that, as 5G rolls out, it's going to be running on Kubernetes. Telecoms have been fiddling with Kubernetes, the leading container-orchestration system, for some time now. AT&T recently stopped tinkering with Kubernetes and invested eight figur...


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    VMWARE NOW OFFICIALLY SUPPORTED ON AZURE

    May 01, 2019

    Dell world microsoft and vmware appear to have buried the hatchet, with the virtualization juggernaut's entire software stack now officially supported on redmond's azure. the partnership enables vmware customers to seamlessly move their virtualized workloads between on-premises data centres and micr...


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    RED HAT VIRTUALIZATION 4.3 IS AT THE STARTING GATE

    May 01, 2019

    Containers may be red hot, and kubernetes is white-hot, but you still need virtualization. and red hat delivers, with its latest kvm-based virtualization platform. at open infrastructure summit in denver, red hat announced that its latest virtualization platform, red hat virtualization rhv 4.3, will...


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    MICROSOFT, DELL AND VMWARE BECOME PARTNERS IN THE CLOUD

    Apr 30, 2019

    Microsoft has announced that it is extending its partnership with Dell in a move that will enable Microsoft Azure customers to take advantage of VMware virtualization in the cloud.The company is also bringing VMware into the Microsoft 365 ecosystem to extend the capabilities of its Windows Virtual D...


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    DELL CHAPERONES BROAD VMWARE MICROSOFT ALLIANCE IN THE CLOUD

    Apr 29, 2019

    The long awaited vmware microsoft cloud alliance became official monday as the two enterprise technology giants unveiled the contours of a joint solution that will natively bring vmware environments into the azure cloud.


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    STORWARE VPROTECT UPDATE BRINGS EC2, GOOGLE CLOUD SUPPORT

    Apr 29, 2019

    With its version 3.8 update, Storware vProtect will soon support Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud backup and Google Cloud Storage as a backup destination. Storware vProtect 3.8, or Nebula, is the first version to support backup for a cloud platform.


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    ATTACKERS BREACHED DOCKER HUB GRABBED KEYS AND TOKENS

    Apr 29, 2019

    Docker, the company behing the popular virtualization tool bearing the same name, has announced late on Friday that it has suffered a security breach. There was no official public announcement. Instead, the company sent an alert to potentially affected customers and urged them to change their passwo...


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    PIVOT3 PARTNERS WITH CITRIX TO SUPPORT CITRIX VIRTUAL DESKTOPS ON ITS INTELLIGENT HCI PLATFORM

    Apr 29, 2019

    Pivot3, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, announced a strengthened relationship with citrix to support the latest version of citrix virtual desktops on pivot3’s intelligent hyperconverged infrastructure (hci) platform.


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    CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FOUNDATION ADOPTS KUBERNETES-FRIENDLY CONTAINER RUNTIME

    Apr 26, 2019

    Red Hat's Container Runtime Interface Orchestrator CRI-O is now a CNCF incubation level project. As such, it may soon challenge Docker as the top container runtime.


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    ACCORDING TO LATEST REPORT ON 3D RENDERING AND VIRTUALIZATION SOFTWARE MARKET TO GROW WITH AN IMPRESSIVE CAGR

    Apr 25, 2019

    3D Rendering and Virtualization Software Market Report presents a complete assessment of the market and contains a market forecast, market share, market size, future trend, key players, current growth factors and industry validated market data


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    WHAT IS KUBERNETES? HOW ORCHESTRATION REDEFINES THE DATA CENTER

    Apr 25, 2019

    In a little over four years' time, the project born from Google's internal container management efforts has upended the best-laid plans of VMware, Microsoft, Oracle, and every other would-be king of the data center. So just what is it that changed everything? The purpose of Kubernetes is not immedia...


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    NFV SPECIALIST NETELASTIC BAKES SD-WAN INTO ENTERPRISE BRANCH ROUTER

    Apr 24, 2019

    NetElastic unveiled an enterprise branch router featuring software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) to ensure mission-critical business applications are identified and prioritized over less important traffic.


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    VERSA NETWORKS CONTINUES SD-WAN-TO-CLOUD TREND

    Apr 22, 2019

    Versa Networks is yet another software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) specialist to provide its wares in a cloud-delivered managed service, a growing trend in the industry.


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    AI-POWERED VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE AVAILABLE TO CANADIANS

    Apr 15, 2019

    VirtualMED is partnering with HealthTap, a US-based health technology company, to provide Canadians with easy access to high quality, AI-powered virtual care. No more waiting hours at the emergency room or weeks and months for a doctor’s appointment. VirtualMED members will have fast access to prima...


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    STARK LEARNING SELECTS VE STUDIO FOR VIRTUAL TRAINING SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT

    Apr 15, 2019

    The DiSTI Corporation, the world’s leading provider of 3D virtual training solutions, announces that STARK Learning, headquartered in the Netherlands, as the newest VE Studio Certified Solutions Partner. STARK Learning specializes in creating innovative digital learning solutions for industrial, ene...


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    HOW VIRTUAL REALITY IS GOING TO REVOLUTIONISE RETAIL MERCHANDISING: RAGHU POLISETTY, ACCENTURE

    Apr 15, 2019

    The virtual reality (VR) solution offered by Accenture, combines eye-tracking and analytics to help brands and retailers predict consumer behavior accurately With the digital era looming large, businesses of today are in a constant state of innovation. And regardless of what the business is, meeting...


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    THE FUTURE IS VIRTUAL - WHY AR AND VR WILL LIVE IN THE CLOUD

    Apr 12, 2019

    Augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies have passed the zenith of the hype cycle and are slowly coming back down to earth. Yet this doesn’t mean that they have failed to catch on. While we’re still some way off the immersive virtual worlds of fantasy stories like Ready Player One, mixed...


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    WELAB BECOMES FIRST HOMEGROWN PLAYER TO GET HONG KONG VIRTUAL BANKING LICENSE

    Apr 12, 2019

    Mobile lender WeLab has become the fourth - and first homegrown - applicant to be granted one of Hong Kong's new virtual banking licenses. The firm expects to launch its virtual bank within the next nine months after following Livi VB Limited, SC Digital Solutions Limited and ZhongAn Virtual Finance...


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    ZIPNOSIS LAUNCHES PERSONALIZED VIRTUAL CARE OFFERING FOR HEALTH SYSTEMS

    Apr 12, 2019

    Virtual care software company, Zipnosis has announced the launch of ZipPlus – a customized virtual care platform offering designed to give health systems the tools and support they need to deliver truly personalized care. Health systems are not fully realizing the benefits of virtual care as they st...


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    NEW VIRTUAL CPE SUPPORTS VNF HYPERVISOR SOLUTIONS FOR SD-WAN

    Apr 11, 2019

    GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND: Patton Electronics a time-tested, brick-and-mortar manufacturer of IP network equipment has officially released its virtual SmartNode (vSN) line of virtualized network function (VNF) software CPE products, the company announced today. The SmartNode virtual CPE offering for hy...


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    A GAME OF THRONES MAGIC LEAP HANDS-ON WINTER IS COMING TO AR

    Apr 10, 2019

    Experimental technology has become a part of the marketing campaign for the final season of A Game of Thrones. I checked out the Magic Leap One augmented reality and HTC Vive Focus virtual reality installations for A Game of Thrones at the AT&T store on Powell Street in San Francisco. I tried out Ma...


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    OPERA 60 DEBUTS WITH A FREE, FASTER VPN, AND NETFLIX HASN'T BLOCKED IT YET

    Apr 10, 2019

    The 2016 addition of a free, unlimited VPN proxy to the Opera browser was one of the best features it had added in years. Unfortunately, the VPN was slightly too slow to be usable, and Netflix quickly blocked it. With Opera 60, the browser’s VPN has sped up—and you’re currently able to view Netflix ...


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    LEADING U.S. VIRTUAL REALITY SURGICAL TRAINING COMPANY, OSSO VR, OFFICIALLY EXPANDS TO EUROPE

    Apr 10, 2019

    Osso VR, the only scientifically validated virtual reality surgical training platform, today announces its official expansion into the European market after Newcastle Hospital’s Simulation Centre has begun using the technology to prepare surgeons for difficult procedures. The European healthcare mar...


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    JUNIPER OPENS SD-WAN SERVICE FOR THE CLOUD

    Apr 10, 2019

    Juniper has taken the wraps off a cloud-based SD-WAN service it says will ease the management and bolster the security of wired and wireless-connected branch office networks. The Contrail SD-WAN cloud offering expands on the company’s existing on-premise (SRX-based) and virtual (NFX-based) SD-WAN of...


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    VODAFONE IDEA DEPLOYS AUTOMATED MULTICLOUD NETWORK FOR RETAIL AND ENTERPRISE CUSTOMERS BASED ON CISCO NFVI

    Apr 09, 2019

    Vodafone Idea is deploying an automated multicloud network across the country to enable an unmatched experience for its retail and enterprise customers. The Operator has collaborated with Cisco to deploy a distributed multicloud architecture based on Cisco Network Functions Virtualization Infrastruc...


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    ENEA, FORTINET PARTNER TO ACCELERATE ADOPTION OF SECURE SD-WAN ON UCPE

    Apr 09, 2019

    Enea announced a partnership with Fortinet, a global supplier of cybersecurity solutions, around secure SD-WAN for white box universal customer premise equipment (uCPE). The partnership aims to provide a flexible and cost-effective solution integrating Enea NFV Access and FortiGate Next Generation F...


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    ACTIFIO ANNOUNCES ACTIFIO GO BACKUP-AS-A-SERVICE OFFERING ON GOOGLE CLOUD

    Apr 09, 2019

    Actifio, a pioneer of copy data management software, announced today at Google Cloud Next '19 the availability of Actifio GO Backup-as-a-Service on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace, extending the software that enables organizations everywhere for faster and simpler backup and restore, the...


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    THE WINDS OF CHANGE ARE BLOWING THROUGH YOUR NEW HYPERCONVERGED NETWORK: STARWIND

    Apr 09, 2019

    Management of modern IT systems means a good deal of juggling, and a certain amount of the wearing of several hats. Most companies are using public cloud services to some extent, from simple offsite data replication through to running key applications in AWS, Azure, Google, Oracle Cloud, and so fort...


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    AIX: LUFTHANSA SYSTEMS STARTS VIRTUAL ‘AVIATION CAMPUS’

    Apr 08, 2019

    Lufthansa Systems has started the aviation campus, a collection of companies in Budapest, Gdansk, Dallas, Hamburg, Singapore, and Zurich. Jan-Peter Gänse, Head of Passenger Experience Solutions, Lufthansa Systems, said: “We said let’s get people together, people who were competitors, and see what we...


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    BRANCH RAISES USD 170 MILLION SERIES C, INTROS IN-APP VIRTUAL CARD

    Apr 08, 2019

    Branch has today announced a new partnership with Visa which will see a virtual Visa prepaid debit cards being offered to over 2 million customers in sub-Saharan Africa. This partnership comes after Branch International closed a $170 million (Kshs 17.11 billion) Series C funding that was led by Visa...


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    HOW CITRIX CLOUD CONNECTOR INTEGRATES WITH CISCO INFRASTRUCTURE

    Apr 08, 2019

    Citrix Cloud integration with Cisco's HyperFlex hyper-converged infrastructure can help IT departments simplify the transition to managing virtual desktops in the cloud. Cisco HyperFlex for Citrix Cloud, which Citrix and Cisco made available in December 2018, enables organizations to transition from...


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    VIRTUAL APPLICATION DELIVERY METHODS TO KNOW

    Apr 05, 2019

    It can be intimidating to choose the best virtual application delivery method. Take a look at the different options to determine the best one for your organization. For years, IT used app virtualization to isolate apps from the host OS and other applications. But there are newer virtual application ...


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    FINANCIAL SERVICES MOVING TO HYBRID CLOUD – BUT REARCHITECTING LEGACY SYSTEMS REMAINS A CHALLENGE

    Apr 05, 2019

    The move to hybrid cloud is one which virtually every industry is undertaking – but the financial services industry is getting there ahead of most. According to the latest data issued by Nutanix for its Enterprise Cloud Index Report, more than one in five financial organisations polled (21%) are dep...


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    STRONGER NATION DATA VISUALIZATION CAN AID THE EFFORT TO BOOST EDUCATION LEVELS

    Apr 05, 2019

    A Stronger Nation, Lumina Foundation’s signature online report tracking the share of adults 25 to 64 with education and training after high school, has added a new goal-exploration tool to its national and state data that can be used by policy officials and journalists. “The United States continues ...


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    INTEL LAUNCHES NEW XEON SCALABLE PROCESSORS WITH EYE ON NFV

    Apr 05, 2019

    Rajesh Dhar, senior director - Hybrid IT, Hewlett Packard Enterprise said that his company would refresh its entire range of products in the next 2-3 months with the new technologies from Intel. TYAN has announced support for 2nd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with their full line of HPC...


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    VIRTUAL RANS SIMPLIFY ADMINISTRATION AND INCREASE FLEXIBILITY

    Apr 04, 2019

    Radio access networks comprise antennas, base stations, and controllers. They are one of the most expensive elements in a mobile network as well as carrying the highest volumes and have so far required special software and hardware. Due to the technological complexity associated with wireless signal...


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    'LEAN NFV' AIMS TO REIGNITE VIRTUALIZATION

    Apr 04, 2019

    Open Networking Summit A pedigree group of industry insiders is proposing a plan to jump-start network functions virtualization (NFV) by streamlining the architecture and processes involved in order to give virtualization efforts a new lease of life. To get the ball rolling, the collective behind th...


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    NFV CHALLENGES ABOUND, A LEANING BECKONS

    Apr 03, 2019

    NFV was introduced as a concept more than six years ago, but the wireless telecommunications industry is caught in a “paradox” that is precluding it from reaching a critical mass, said Scott Shenker, professor of computer science at U.C. Berkeley, in a keynote at this week’s Open Networking Summit. ...


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    PURE STORAGE MAKES HYBRID CLOUD PLAY WITH NEW ACQUISITION

    Apr 03, 2019

    The idea of hybrid cloud has immersed the world of IT since its inception, and now Pure Storage is accelerating its vision. The data solutions company announced today that it has entered into a definitive aggrement to acquire Compuverde, a developer of file software solutions for enterprises and clo...


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    HOW CLOUD NETWORK ARCHITECTURE CAN REDESIGN THE ENTERPRISE EDGE

    Apr 03, 2019

    Traffic and mobility are two major network areas growing rapidly and continuously, and various cloud network architectures are catalysts for this rise. A recent IHS Markit survey of 292 North America-based network professionals explored the changing needs for enterprise edge connectivity and the tra...


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    IBM'S NEW STORWIZE 5000 FLASH ARRAYS BRING NVME PERFORMANCE TO WIDER CUSTOMER SET

    Apr 02, 2019

    IBM Tuesday expanded its Storwize storage system line with new versions of its Storwize 5000 family that bring high-performance NVMe storage to a wider range of customers. Big Blue also added support for Amazon Web Services' public cloud to its IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud software for v...


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    PUBLIC CLOUD FUELLED BULK OF DATACENTRE INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND IN 2018, RESEARCH SHOWS

    Apr 02, 2019

    The worldwide datacentre hardware and software market continued to go from strength to strength in 2018, fuelled by user demand for public cloud environments and higher-specification servers. Global spending in this market segment grew by 17% in 2018 to $150bn, according to Synergy Research Group’s...


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    IS HOLOGRAPHIC DISPLAY THE FUTURE OF DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY?

    Apr 02, 2019

    Holographic display is a method of displaying visual content that is only now making early steps into the market. It is based on a totally different physical principal to what you usually find in the world today. When you look at a normal display you are basically looking at a big array of pixels, w...


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    XEN 4.12 IMPROVES OPEN-SOURCE HYPERVISOR VIRTUALIZATION SECURITY

    Apr 02, 2019

    The open-source Xen Project announced the 4.12 release of its namesake hypervisor virtualization technology on April 2, providing organizations and cloud operators with improved performance and security features. The new release integrates an improved virtual machine introspection capability that ca...


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    FREELANCE CAREER ACCELERATOR UNDERPINNED LAUNCHES VIRTUAL PLATFORM

    Apr 02, 2019

    UnderPinned, the startup that helps freelancers find work, manage work and get paid, has launched its online Virtual Office and opened the doors to its new London hub. UnderPinned says its Virtual Office brings together every aspect of a freelancer’s working life, enabling them to find and manage th...


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    COOPSERVICE GROUP ACCELERATES APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT WITH RED HAT

    Apr 01, 2019

    Coopservice, an Italian company specialising in designing, provisioning and managing integrated facility services for businesses and communities worldwide, struggled to manage its many custom-written applications. By standardising on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform for application hosting and R...


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    HETEROGENEOUS DESIGN CREATING HAVOC WITH FIRMWARE VERSIONS

    Apr 01, 2019

    Adding different kinds of processing elements into chips is creating system-level incompatibilities because of sometimes necessary, but usually uncoordinated, firmware updates from multiple vendors. In the past, firmware typically was synchronized with other firmware and the chip was verified and de...


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    F5 CLOUD SERVICES AIMS ADC FEATURES AT DEVOPS

    Mar 28, 2019

    F5 Networks has launched a SaaS product that will eventually offer load balancing and some security features to developers building applications for cloud computing environments. Launched this week, F5 Cloud Services initially will provide server load balancing for domain name systems (DNS). By the ...

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    AWS MAKES S3 GLACIER DEEP ARCHIVE AVAILABLE FOR COLDEST CLOUD STORAGE NEEDS

    Mar 28, 2019

    It was promised at last year’s re:Invent, and now it is here: Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of S3 Glacier Deep Archive, aimed at being the lowest cost storage in the cloud.When the company said it was the cheapest around, it wasn’t kidding; offering prices at only ...

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    CHINA ‘MEGA CITY’ HOSTS 4G/5G CRAN TEST NETWORK

    Mar 28, 2019

    China Unicom and Nokia have partnered on a cooperative 4G and 5G network running on a cloud-based radio access network (cRAN) in the newly created “mega city” of Xiongan, China. The network, which the vendors have dubbed the “world’s largest field trial,” will target use cases for 5G and demonstrate...

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    MORE THAN 100 OPERATORS HAVE LAUNCHED LPWAN GLOBALLY, SAYS GSA

    Mar 28, 2019

    More than 100 operators worldwide have launched low power wide area networks (LPWAN) based on the narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) and LTE for machines (LTE-M) standards, according to a new report from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA).The study shows that 102 operators in 52 countries have now d...

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    EIOPA CALLS FOR PRINCIPLE BASED REGULATION OF CLOUD COMPUTING

    Mar 27, 2019

    Today, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published its Report on "Outsourcing to the Cloud: EIOPA's Contribution to the European Commission Fintech Action Plan".The European Commission's FinTech Action Plan requested that the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) e...

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    ORGANISATIONS LOOKING TO GET BEST OF BREED AND GUARANTEED APP AVAILABILITY WITH ‘TRUE’ MULTI-CLOUD

    Mar 27, 2019

    Multi-cloud is rapidly becoming the de facto deployment model for organisations of all sizes – and a new report from hybrid cloud software provider Turbonomic has found that the vast majority of respondents ‘expect workloads to move freely across clouds.’The study, the company’s 2019 State of Multic...

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    TRIANZ AND CLOUDHEALTH BY VMWARE INK STRATEGIC CLOUD OPTIMIZATION AND GOVERNANCE PARTNERSHIP

    Mar 27, 2019

    Trianz, a global digital transformation consulting and technology services firm, today announced having partnered with CloudHealth by VMware, one of the world's most trusted cloud management platform providers to enable mutual customers with state-of-the-art cloud optimization services, alongside en...

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    AMAZON’S WERNER VOGELS: ‘DANCE LIKE NOBODY’S WATCHING. ENCRYPT LIKE EVERYONE IS’

    Mar 27, 2019

    Modern apps require serverless architectures with a lot of automation and continuous security, said Amazon CTO Werner Vogels during the AWS Summit keynote. He wore a black tee-shirt that read: “Encrypt Everything.”It’s a simple message, but an important one in today’s culture of bigger, more expensi...

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    FROM THE AGE OF COMPUTING TO THE AGE OF DATA: ARE YOU READY?

    Mar 27, 2019

    The digital economy has been an engine of growth for the United States over the past decade. The digital sector grew an average of 5.6% annually between 2005 and 2016, even though the economy as a whole grew only 1.5%. Much of that growth was fueled by cloud computing, which enabled new business mod...

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    DHS MAKES PLANS FOR LARGE-SCALE CLOUD MIGRATION

    Mar 27, 2019

    The Department of Homeland Security is gearing up for a major migration to the cloud, and has sought industry input on how to best make what will be a massive shift in how it manages its IT. Last month, DHS released a request for information on the topic and noted that its internal Cloud Steering Gr...

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    HOW ‘AI AT THE EDGE’ IS CREATING NEW SEMICONDUCTOR DEMAND

    Mar 26, 2019

    As more CIOs and CTOs focus attention on selecting the best-fit IT infrastructure for their particular cognitive computing needs, vendors of semiconductor technologies are exploring new ways to optimize their investment in solutions at the edge of enterprise networks.Revenue from the sale of artific...

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    PENTAGON EMBARKS ON 5G WITHOUT HUAWEI

    Mar 26, 2019

    The U.S. military is preparing for 5G. A Pentagon official this week detailed plans to experiment with 5G technologies and, as expected, Huawei will play no part in that effort.Ellen Lord, the Department of Defense’s under secretary for acquisition and sustainment, said the Pentagon is in discussion...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING GIVES BANKS FREEDOM TO INNOVATE

    Mar 26, 2019

    Migration to the cloud will empower banks to focus on their core business and devote their capital and resources to better banking solutions – rather than IT.“The core business of banks is not to run IT. It is to provide efficient financial services to their clients. This is how transformational mov...

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    VENTRAIP BINS CISCO SWITCHING IN EXTREME UPGRADE

    Mar 26, 2019

    Following a streak of acquisitions, web hosting and domain name registrar VentraIP needed to bring its core network up to snuff.VentraIP operates 350 servers on 11 racks co-located in two of NextDC’s data networks.The company acquired two other hosting companies in 2017 and another four in 2018, bri...

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    NEW AI, ANALYTICS HEAD GLOBAL RELEASE OF ADOBE EXPERIENCE PLATFORM

    Mar 26, 2019

    LAS VEGAS--Adobe announced a series of product updates and partnerships March 26 at its annual Adobe Media Summit. Headlining the announcements is the global release of Adobe Experience Platform (an update to what was earlier called Adobe Cloud Platform).Partnerships with Microsoft, LinkedIn and Ser...

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    HOW THE HR INDUSTRY HAS SEEN COST OPTIMISATION WITH SAAS: EXPLORING NEXT STEPS

    Mar 25, 2019

    It is always interesting to see how different industries are seizing the opportunity of cloud adoption as well as coping with its challenges. As far as the HR industry is concerned, a new report has asserted that enterprises have realised the cost savings of software as a service (SaaS) and are now ...

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    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AWS’S HYBRID CLOUD PLAY

    Mar 25, 2019

    Analyst rankings and market-share estimates for Infrastructure-as-a-Service clouds show Amazon Web Services with a comfortable lead over Microsoft Azure, with Google Cloud Platform being a distant third. They rank the same in public cloud storage services, according to Gartner. A third major categor...

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    LIQID CEO PLOTS WORLD DOMINATION, TALKS COMPOSABLE INFRA AT THE EDGE

    Mar 23, 2019

    When it comes to composable infrastructure, “HPE Synergy is the 800-pound gorilla,” said Liqid CEO and co-founder Sumit Puri. But, he added, “we’re gonna take over the world. The only question we have is: is it one year? Two years? Three years before we take over the world?”Composable infrastructure...

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    TUTELA’S CLOUD-BASED MEASUREMENT TOOLS PAVE THE WAY FOR 5G DEPLOYMENTS

    Mar 22, 2019

    According to new research from network measurement company Tutela, Verizon provides the most consistent network in seven of the 10 largest cities in America. The carrier lords this superiority over direct rivals AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile US, as well as other mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) ...

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    MONITORING CLOUD APP ACTIVITY FOR BETTER DATA SECURITY: FIVE KEY TIPS

    Mar 22, 2019

    Digitisation has dramatically changed how work gets done. Business-critical apps and data are a keystroke away, no matter where an employee is or what time it is. Perhaps it is this familiarity with data that makes employees feel so connected to it that, when they switch jobs, they often take some o...

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    WHY DOCKER CONTAINERS MATTER, 6 YEARS AFTER THE PROJECT FIRST STARTED

    Mar 22, 2019

    eWEEK DATA POINTS: The open-source Docker container project was announced to the world in March 2013 by Solomon Hykes and has grown to become a cornerstone of the modern software development ecosystem.Few, if any, 6-year-old technologies have done as much to change the way applications are built and...

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    COG SYSTEMS’ SECURE VIRTUALIZATION AVAILABLE IN QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON PLATFORMS

    Mar 22, 2019

    Cybersecurity software provider Cog Systems, leaders in securing IoT, has been chosen by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to provide virtualization-based security for its Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ platforms, in a collaboration agreement announced by the company today.C...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD LOOKS TO INTEGRATED AND INTELLIGENT FUTURE AT BEIJING SUMMIT

    Mar 21, 2019

    Alibaba Cloud has taken the opportunity provided by its most recent Beijing Summit to elaborate on its near 10-year history – and explore a more integrated and intelligent future.The company noted that its cloud arm was ‘becoming the main business focus of Alibaba Group’ and that cloud adoption was ...

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    COLT RIDES CISCO FOR ETHERNET ROUTING ON 5G BACKHAUL

    Mar 21, 2019

    Colt Technology Services is linking up with Cisco to initiate backhaul sharing among mobile network providers on 5G networks. Colt is now deploying Cisco’s segment routing and Ethernet VPN architecture to enable network operators to be more flexible in how they deliver bandwidth at scale based on ch...

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    WACHTER SAVES $200K ANNUALLY WITH MNJ TECHNOLOGIES’ MANAGED SD-WAN

    Mar 21, 2019

    After about 10 years with MPLS, Wachter, an electrical contractor and technology integrator, was bogged down by costs and periodic site outages due to a lack of redundancy. Which is why, when its MPLS contract came up for renewal, it sought something different to connect its employees and sites.Wach...

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    OVERVIEW: MORE THAN 80% OF ENTERPRISES WILL ADOPT CLOUD COMPUTING STRATEGIES IN 2020

    Mar 20, 2019

    According to a survey conducted by LogicMonitor, enterprises will run their workloads on public and private cloud-based platforms, as well as on hybrid cloud platforms which are still under development. The most important insights from this survey show that more than 40% of enterprises will move the...

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    AWS WILL SUPPORT NVIDIA’S T4 GPUS FOCUSING ON INTENSIVE MACHINE LEARNING WORKLOADS

    Mar 19, 2019

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) will release its latest GPU-equipped instance with support for NVIDIA’s T4 Tensor Core GPUs with a particular focus on machine learning workloads.The specs, while not fully there yet, promise so far AWS-custom Intel CPUs, up to 384 gibibytes (GiB) of memory, up to 1.8 TB of...

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    HUAWEI, ORACLE INFUSE AI IN THE CLOUD

    Mar 19, 2019

    Huawei and Oracle today announced separate plans for infusing artificial intelligence (AI) into their cloud-based platforms and applications. The advancements follow a widespread market trend that looks to incorporate more intelligence and capabilities in the cloud for enterprises. It also emboldens...

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    ERICSSON OUSTS HUAWEI AS TDC’S 5G VENDOR IN DENMARK

    Mar 19, 2019

    Danish telecom provider TDC has sidestepped China-based vendor Huawei in favor of Sweden-based Ericsson to build the company’s 5G network. TDC has had a long-standing relationship with Huawei, which has increasingly come under a microscope due to security concerns. The new agreement will see Eric...

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    INFOVISTA TARGETS APPLICATION QUALITY IN IPANEMA SD-WAN

    Mar 19, 2019

    The benefits of software-defined wide-area networks typically start with cost savings, but Infovista says it's focusing on a neglected aspect of the next-gen SD-WAN transformation: the quality of application experiences.Such experiences are enhanced with the addition cloud-native management and cont...

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    AWS’ CONTRIBUTION TO ELASTICSEARCH MAY ONLY FURTHER ENTRENCH THE OPEN SOURCE VENDOR AND CLOUD WAR

    Mar 18, 2019

    Last week, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced it was launching an open source value-added distribution for search and analytics engine Elasticsearch. As AWS evangelist Jeff Barr put it, the launch would “help continue to accelerate open source Elasticsearch innovation” with the company “strong beli...

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    JUNIPER, APSTRA, BIG SWITCH JOIN TEAM SONIC

    Mar 18, 2019

    Juniper Networks, Alibaba, Big Switch, Apstra, and Dell EMC were among the vendors touting their SONiC support at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Global Summit.Microsoft developed the open source Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) along with Arista, Broadcom, Dell, and Mellanox, before...

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    DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION MARKET ESTIMATED TO RECORD HIGHEST CAGR BY 2026

    Mar 18, 2019

    The Desktop Virtualization Market poised to take off in upcoming years hence to show a highly positive outlook through 2018-2026 according to a recently released. Desktop Virtualization Market report covers industry chain analysis, latest market trends & dynamics along with cost profit analysis of m...

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    HOW CLOUDKNOX IS INNOVATING IDENTITY AUTHORIZATION SECURITY

    Mar 15, 2019

    Managing identity privileges across multi-cloud environments is not an easy task and is an area that is in need of innovation, according to Balaji Parimi, founder and CEO of CloudKnox Security.Parimi started CloudKnox in 2016 specifically focused on making it easier to manage identities across hybri...

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    CLOUDERA LOOKS TO BEING A TRUE MULTI-CLOUD HOME AND CALLS OUT AMAZON AS PRIMARY COMPETITOR

    Mar 15, 2019

    Cloudera posted total revenues of $144.5 million (£108.9m) for its most recent quarter, and while it may have disappointed investors, the company said its ‘enterprise data cloud’ strategy with Hortonworks on board will help turn things around.Of total revenues for the quarter ending January 31 – up ...

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    CONTINUOUS COMPLIANCE, CONTINUOUS ITERATION: HOW TO GET THROUGH IT AUDITS SUCCESSFULLY

    Mar 15, 2019

    For most students, exam days are one of the most stressful experiences of their educational careers. Exams are a semi-public declaration of your ability to learn, absorb and regurgitate the curriculum, and while the rewards for passing are rather mundane, the ramifications of failure are tremendous....

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    AVIATION CONNECTIVITY FIRM GOGO TAKES TO THE CLOUD WITH AWS INFRASTRUCTURE SHIFT

    Mar 14, 2019

    Aviation firm Gogo has decided to migrate its infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS), making use of the company’s full suite of cloud services to deliver a better in-flight entertainment experience.Gogo has already moved the majority of its commercial and business aviation divisions to AWS, but...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD OFFICIALLY OPENS ZURICH DATA CENTRE REGION

    Mar 14, 2019

    Google Cloud has opened the doors to its Zurich data centre region, making it the sixth region for the provider in Europe and nineteenth overall.The Zurich site, which was first announced in May, will have three availability zones and is available with the standard set of Google products, including ...

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    HOW VERIZON IS USING SOFTWARE TO POWER ITS 5G NETWORK

    Mar 14, 2019

    Verizon this week announced the early phases of its standards-based mobile 5G network with the first two cities, Chicago and Minneapolis, going live on April 11. The nation’s largest network operator says the service will be available in “select areas” in those markets, and it plans to bring an addi...

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    ARISTA HELPS FACEBOOK REIMAGINE ITS DATA CENTERS

    Mar 14, 2019

    Facebook needed to “reimagine” its data centers to accommodate growing demand and limited power and space, executives said at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Global Summit today. The end result is two new modular switches: Minipack and a block switch jointly developed with Arista.The companies contri...

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    GOOGLE OPENS UP ITS SIXTH EUROPEAN CLOUD REGION IN ZURICH

    Mar 13, 2019

    Google LLC Tuesday announced the opening of its sixth European cloud region, its 19th worldwide. Located in Zurich, Switzerland, the new region consists of three availability zones, which means it’s made up of three independent data centers.In a blog post, Google said the new region would ensure loc...

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    VMWARE'S SERVICE-DEFINED FIREWALL AIMS TO MASSIVELY REDUCE THE ATTACK SURFACE

    Mar 12, 2019

    Last week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, VMware Inc. announced it was launching a new VMware Service-Defined Firewall, a first of its kind in the industry, according to the company.This "internal firewalling" approach aims to reduce the attack surface for both cloud and on-premises environm...

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    DELL EMC BOLSTERS CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE WITH VMWARE INTEGRATION

    Mar 12, 2019

    Dell EMC officials last fall unveiled enhancements to the company’s converged and hyperconverged infrastructure offerings with deeper integration of VMware technologies. That included Dell EMC’s VxBlock Central software for the vendor’s VxBlock System 1000 converged solution that drives greater awar...

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    HOW CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS WILL EVOLVE DURING NEXT FEW YEARS

    Mar 12, 2019

    Many businesses are operating in the cloud to take advantage of the scalability and agility offered in these environments. As more and more organizations make the move, Gartner Research has predicted 80 percent of enterprises will retire their traditional data centers by 2025. Let us repeat: 2025.Ho...

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    HOW IOTIUM HAS FOUND A KEY GAP IN THE MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION AND IS PLANNING FOR GROWTH

    Mar 12, 2019

    MWC19 IoTium, a provider of software for industrial automation, has had little short of a stunning 12 months. The company has been recognised by both the media – this publication recently named it in its top 25 IoT startups – and industry bodies with a listing in the prestigious GSMA 100 last month ...

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    HOW IDEAL DEVOPS RECRUITMENT REQUIRES A MIX OF SOFT AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

    Mar 11, 2019

    If you want to get ahead in DevOps, then automation and process skills are vital - but don't forget the soft skills either.That's the key finding from a new report by the DevOps Institute. The study, titled Upskilling and which polled more than 1,600 people, found a distinct correlation between 'mus...

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    OKTA TO BUY AUTOMATION STARTUP AZUQUA FOR $52.2M

    Mar 11, 2019

    Okta has announced it will buy Seattle-based automation business Azuqua in a deal worth $52.5 million.The startup has developed the technology to integrate data stored on different databases into one system; for example, CRM platforms, employee management or other places where data often sits withou...

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    NVIDIA AIMS FOR DATA CENTER WITH $6.9 BILLION MELLANOX DEAL

    Mar 11, 2019

    Nvidia officials are taking a significant step in growing the GPU maker’s presence in the rapidly changing data center space and making it a more formidable competitor with Intel with their planned $6.9 billion acquisition of networking vendor Mellanox Technologies.The company announced the deal Mar...

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    HOW PA NETWORKS REALIGNED PARTNER PROGRAM TO CHANGING NATURE OF SECURITY

    Mar 11, 2019

    Digital transformation has shaken up every industry as smaller, more agile companies have come out of nowhere to disrupt the status quo. For example, Airbnb’s valuation is now higher than Hilton and Hyatt combined, and it owns no properties. Traditional businesses need to be agile to compete in the ...

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    BROADBAND FORUM WELCOMES VMWARE AND EANTC AS TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS TO LAUNCH EUROPEAN OPEN BROADBAND LAB

    Mar 11, 2019

    Broadband Forum today announced VMware and the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC) as technology partners in the launch of the European Open Broadband Lab as a joint effort to accelerate network transformation and migration to a cloud-based broadband infrastructure. Beginning in mid-201...

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    ADLINK PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO OFFER IOT READY SOLUTIONS

    Mar 10, 2019

    Offerings enable intelligent decision-making with Edge Computing and real-time connectivity to Google Cloud.ADLINK Technology, a global provider of leading Edge Computing solutions, has partnered with Google Cloud to integrate ADLINK’s hardware and software solutions with Google Cloud IoT offerings,...

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    ENTERPRISE CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDER, COMPORT, SHARES 4 WAYS CLOUD COMPUTING CAN INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND REVENUES

    Mar 08, 2019

    ComportSecure, a leading provider of enterprise cloud services, recently held talks to discuss the major ways that cloud computing can increase business profitability and productivity. Experts across industries agree that virtual solutions have many advantages over traditional methods of data storag...

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    DEMYSTIFYING THE MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY: THE KEY STEPS ORGANISATIONS NEED TO TAKE TODAY

    Mar 08, 2019

    The cloud industry is moving at lightning speed, with enterprise adoption of multi-cloud becoming increasingly mainstream due to the need for faster digital transformation. Gartner predicts that 90% of organisations will adopt hybrid infrastructure management capabilities by 2020.There are, of cours...

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    INDUSTRY WATCH: A SOBERING LOOK AT CLOUD

    Mar 08, 2019

    The advantages of cloud computing have been talked about for years in the pages of this magazine. Yes, massive scaling, redundancy and data availability are benefits, but the primary driver has always been cost. Companies were told they could abandon their data centers — or significantly reduce them...

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    THREE WAYS THAT CLOUD COMPUTING BENEFITS DEVELOPERS

    Mar 07, 2019

    There’s a wide breadth of departments and industries that benefit from the cloud. Because of the wide range of services and applications hosted in cloud environments, the cloud has a lot of potential uses. Developers, for example, can take advantage of several cloud-native services that can help the...

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    OKTA BUYS WORKFLOW AUTOMATION STARTUP AZUQUA FOR $52.5M

    Mar 07, 2019

    Cloud identity management company Okta Inc. today announced the acquisition of “low code” workflow automation startup Azuqua Inc. in a deal valued at $52.5 million.The announcement came as the company posted its fourth-quarter earnings results, beating expectations but coming up short on guidance, c...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING A GREAT ENABLER FOR MULTIPLE SECTORS, AMAZON WEB SERVICES OFFICIAL SAYS

    Mar 07, 2019

    In Wednesday’s second keynote at IWCE 2019, Merritt Baer, principal security architect for global accounts at Amazon Web Services, addressed the future of cloud computing.Baer said that society is at an interesting point in history, noting that we have the opportunity now to build our futures, not o...

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    VMWARE INTRODUCES SERVICE-DEFINED FIREWALL

    Mar 07, 2019

    VMware has launched the new VMware Service-defined Firewall that reduces the attack surface for on-premises and cloud environments. Through the capabilities of VMware NSX and VMware AppDefense, the VMware Service-defined Firewall combines application visibility and understanding of known good applic...

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    GOOGLE FIXES ‘HIGHLY SEVERE’ ZERO-DAY CHROME EXPLOIT

    Mar 07, 2019

    Google has confirmed that a Chrome browser patch released last week was a fix for a critical flaw that was being exploited by criminals to inject malware onto a user's device.The company is urging Chrome users to immediately update their web browsers to the latest version, released last week, in lig...

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    DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD ON RAIL NETWORK APP

    Mar 07, 2019

    The Department for Transport (DfT) is embracing digital transformation by migrating its first in-house developed application to Google's Cloud Platform.The department has moved its Latest Earnings Networked Nationally Overnight (LENNON) application to Google's public cloud platform in an attempt to ...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD INTRODUCES NEW STORAGE PRICING PLAN TO REDUCE CLOUD COSTS

    Mar 06, 2019

    Yesterday, the Google Cloud team announced a new pricing plan for their cloud-based data storage product, Google Cloud Storage. The pricing plan, called the Storage Growth Plan, aims to reduce wasted cloud spend for enterprises. Google introduced the plan to help stabilize the cost of cloud storage ...

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    NTT SECURITY ACQUIRES APPLICATION SECURITY PROVIDER WHITEHAT SECURITY

    Mar 06, 2019

    NTT Security, the cybersecurity arm of Japanese telecommunications giant NTT, signed an agreement to buy application security provider WhiteHat Security for an undisclosed amount. After the acquisition closes, WhiteHat Security will operate as an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Security....

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    CLOUD MARKET EXPECTED TO SURGE AT A RATE OF 18% BY 2023

    Mar 06, 2019

    A report into the global cloud market has revealed that the value of cloud services could grow by an annual rate of 18% between 2019 and 2023 as businesses look to automate more services and deliver better experiences to customers. Other primary growth drivers are that businesses want to save costs ...

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    HUAWEI MOVES INTO RUSSIAN CLOUD MARKET WITH THIRD-PARTY DATA CENTRE SUPPORT

    Mar 06, 2019

    Huawei has extended its reach across Eurasia, renting 500 racks in data centres across Russia to localise their services for the market. The racks are residing in facilities owned by 3Data, IXcellerate and DataPro, according to Russian news site Kommersant.Russia has pretty extreme data sovereignty ...

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    HOW TO STAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGY THREAT

    Mar 05, 2019

    The daily deluge of negative security headlines and data breaches isn't the whole story when it comes to modern cyber-security, according to Cisco.In a keynote at the RSA Conference here, Cisco executives outlined some key successes against recent threats and detailed a strategy for bridging the gap...

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    SPECTRUM ROLLS OUT ITS NATIONWIDE MANAGED SD-WAN SERVICE

    Mar 05, 2019

    After teasing its launch for some time, Spectrum Enterprise finally released availability of a fully managed SD-WAN service in the U.S.Spectrum Enterprise, which is the business arm of Charter Communications, first demonstrated an SD-WAN proof of concept at the MEF17 show in late 2017. At that time,...

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    CITRIX LEANS IN ON AUTOMATION TO SECURE ITS SD-WAN

    Mar 05, 2019

    Citrix Systems enhanced its SD-WAN in order to increase automation and security. This includes new security features that enable companies to extend user-centric policies to the branch and connect employees to cloud applications and software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms.The platform also has integr...

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    VMWARE UNVEILS SERVICE-DEFINED FIREWALL AT RSA CONFERENCE

    Mar 05, 2019

    VMware moved deeper in the security sector at the RSA Conference, unveiling an internal firewall it calls a Service-defined Firewall.The product combines the capabilities of VMware’s NSX virtualization platform, which provides network and application visibility, and its first security product App De...

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    40% OF AI COMPANIES IN EUROPE AREN’T DOING AI AT ALL

    Mar 05, 2019

    Buzzwords in the tech scene are often laid on so thick it’s sometimes difficult to ascertain what a company does, and one of the most common buzzwords today is artificial intelligence.Mostly the application of a buzzword has some representation of truth, but as it turns out many companies claimed to...

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    DATABASE VIRTUALIZATION CALLS ‘CUT’ ON CLOUD-MIGRATION DRAMA

    Mar 04, 2019

    Cloud migration is turning software applications into spoiled prima donnas. Before shifting a legacy app to a cloud computing environment, companies must endure a drawn-out, shriek-filled, costly, dress rehearsal. Refactoring and rewriting apps can become a major production. Is there a way to whittl...

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    HOW BUSINESSES CAN CAPITALISE ON A MULTI-CLOUD IT STRATEGY WITH SD-WAN

    Mar 04, 2019

    Enterprises are continuing to accelerate the migration of workloads to public cloud service providers – such as AWS, Azure, Oracle and Google – often as part of an overall digital transformation and cloud-first IT strategy. According to LogicMonitor, more than 80 percent of enterprise workloads will...

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    FATPIPE SD-WAN OFFERED ON AZURE CLOUD

    Mar 04, 2019

    FatPipe Networks announced a new software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) offering for the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, promising better performance for enterprise users of cloud-hosted Office 365 and other applications.FatPipe SD-WAN for Azure was unveiled by the Salt Lake City-based company ...

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    MAKE AI BORING: THE ROAD FROM EXPERIMENTAL TO PRACTICAL

    Mar 04, 2019

    When you see headlines about artificial intelligence and machine learning they too often focus on the excitement of the technology, fueling hype and mystery versus understanding of the technical reality of what’s actually possible. On the other hand, imagine if every time we talked about a mobile ap...

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    YOUR NETWORK SECURITY STRATEGY: TIME TO UPDATE OR REBOOT?

    Mar 04, 2019

    As the need for stronger network protection grows ever more urgent, many organizations are studying their security strategies and wondering whether rapidly evolving threat vectors have rendered their existing plans obsolete. This observation often leads IT and business leaders to ask themselves a cr...

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    IS SD-WAN THE SILVER BULLET FOR THE NETWORK IN THE DIGITAL ERA?

    Mar 01, 2019

    As the digital world takes hold faster than anyone can seemingly adapt, businesses are racing to become more agile and achieve ubiquitous access to applications and multi-collaboration platforms to improve global productivity.And to that end, the need to build omni-channel access for enhanced custom...

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    MICROSOFT LAUNCHES CLOUD-NATIVE SECURITY MANAGEMENT TOOL AZURE SENTINEL

    Mar 01, 2019

    Microsoft has announced a new inbuilt security information and event management (SIEM) tool for its Azure cloud customers, which promises to use AI to slash the number of alerts that security teams need to respond to.The new tool, dubbed 'Azure Sentinel', will help infosec professionals monitor and ...

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    CISCO CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE SWITCH, ROUTER MARKETS

    Mar 01, 2019

    According to Synergy Research Group, the global market for switches and routers hit an all-time high of $12 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018. And for the full year, vendors generated $44 billion in revenues, up 4 percent from 2017.“This large market keeps expanding slowly year after year,” said...

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    VERIZON’S SDN WORK ABOUT APPLICATIONS, NOT NUMBERS

    Mar 01, 2019

    You can count Verizon as unimpressed with rival AT&T’s push to virtualize 75 percent of its network components that can be virtualized by 2020. During an interview at this week’s MWC Barcelona event, Mike Haberman, vice president of network engineering at Verizon, questioned the significance of AT&T...

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    ARM PARTNERS WITH VODAFONE, CHINA UNICOM ON IOT, LAUNCHES SECURITY CERTIFICATION

    Mar 01, 2019

    Arm pushed further into IoT this week at MWC, announcing new partnerships with Vodafone and China Unicom and a security certification process for IoT devices.“We recognize that if the reality of a trillion connected devices is to be met, we need to build trust in those devices, and we need to make i...

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    SYMANTEC ADDS AWS, MICROSOFT, IBM SECURITY INTEGRATIONS

    Mar 01, 2019

    Symantec added new integrations with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, IBM, and dozens of other companies and their security tools to its platform this week. The sophistication of cyber threats, the complexity of modern networks, and the cost of security led Symantec to build out its platform an...

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    SMALL CELL FORUM SEES API DEV PROGRESS FOR 5G INTEROPERABILITY

    Mar 01, 2019

    The Small Cell Forum announced “significant progress” in the development of two APIs to push interoperability between chips, equipment, and networks of different 5G vendors. The APIs “will transform the economics of deploying wireless networks and enable a competitive and innovative ecosystem” on a ...

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    RIGHTSCALE STATE OF THE CLOUD 2019: AZURE GAINS AGAIN, COST OPTIMISATION KEY, PAAS EXPLODES

    Feb 28, 2019

    Microsoft Azure continues to eat into Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) dominance in the enterprise market, while managing cloud spend and governance continues to be the primary concern, according to the 2019 RightScale State of the Cloud report.The study, a yearly benchmark assessing cloud adoption and wh...

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    5G DEPLOYMENTS WILL BE A SLOW BURN, NOT A ‘BIG BANG’

    Feb 27, 2019

    The telecom industry is in the middle of a 5G frenzy, but cost concerns could drag out the deployment of those networks for several years.Dan Hays, principal at PwC’s Strategy& division, said that the lack of clear revenue-generating use cases and the telecom industry’s overall lack of spare cash ar...

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    META NETWORKS EXPANDS NAAS SOFTWARE-DEFINED PERIMETER

    Feb 27, 2019

    Meta Networks upgraded its network-as-a-service software-defined perimeter platform with extensions to its core security, management, and usability elements.The software-defined perimeter category is hot. It is based on a “zero trust” philosophy in which access is allowed only when the visiting part...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING COMPANY IOMART APPOINTS FORMER PWC PARTNER AS DIRECTOR

    Feb 27, 2019

    Iomart, the Glasgow-based cloud computing company, has appointed former PwC partner Karyn Lamont as a non-executive director.Lamont, who was an audit partner at the accountancy group, has over 25 years of experience across the UK's financial services sector.Iomart chairman Ian Steele said: "I am con...

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    SAP WANTS TO POWER THE NEXT GENERATION OF IOT

    Feb 27, 2019

    At MWC 2019, SAP unveiled SAP Leonardo Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to help drive digital transformation for the industrial IoT and Industry 4.0.The company also announced the cloud-to-cloud interoperability of SAP Leonardo IoT with Microsoft Azure IoT Hub to provide customers more choices ...

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    INVESTMENT FIRM TO ACQUIRE COGECO PEER 1, WHICH WILL OPERATE AS INDEPENDENT MANAGED CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDER

    Feb 27, 2019

    Cogeco Peer 1, a co-location, network connectivity and managed services provider, is being acquired by global investment firm Digital Colony. The sale will help transform Cogeco Peer 1 into a stand-alone hybrid networking and cloud service business, the provider said.Cogeco Peer 1 is the cloud subsi...

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    EDGE COMPUTING WANTS SMARTER IOT DEVICES

    Feb 27, 2019

    The evolution of edge computing means that internet of things (IoT) devices need more smarts to make decisions rather just shipping data to be crunched to the cloud — this means that more memory is required without increasing its footprint.Adesto Technologies’ latest non-volatile memory (NVM) family...

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    CISCO CEO TO TELCOS: TEAM UP WITH US ON ENTERPRISE KILLER APPS TO MAKE MONEY OFF 5G

    Feb 27, 2019

    Believe the hype about 5G. “This is one technology that feels like the hype is going to be reflected in the reality,” said Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins on stage during a keynote at MWC Barcelona today. And he’s also got the scoop on the killer app for 5G. “My 17-year-old son, taking his 5G phone and turn...

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    VMWARE, MICROSOFT COZY UP IN HYBRID CLOUDS

    Feb 27, 2019

    The next big partnership in hybrid cloud computing? VMware and Microsoft. The two companies will create new solutions that provide businesses with options other than AWS. The collaboration might be just the right catalyst to help Microsoft close the cloud market gap with AWS.The Lowdown: VMware is ...

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    MWC 2019: VMWARE SAYS TELCOS MUST MOVE 5G INFRASTRUCTURE INTO THE CLOUD TO STAY AHEAD

    Feb 27, 2019

    VMware made many announcements at MWC 2019 and they all centred around one common theme: network virtualisation."If a telco wants to progress in the future, they need to think software-defined," said Gabriele di Piazza, VP products & solutions for telco at VMware. "More and more communication servic...

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    HACKERS TARGET ELASTICSEARCH CLUSTERS IN FRESH MALWARE CAMPAIGN

    Feb 27, 2019

    Security researchers have observed a spike in attacks from multiple threat actors targeting Elasticsearch clusters, in what is believed to be attempts to place malware on victims’ machines. Attackers appear targeting clusters using versions 1.4.2 and lower, and are leveraging old vulnerabilities to ...

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    BARE METAL FLAW ALLOWS HACKERS TO PUT BACKDOORS INTO CLOUD SERVERS

    Feb 27, 2019

    A new flaw has been discovered by security researchers that could enable hackers to install backdoors on the firmware of bare-metal cloud servers that stay active even when the customer using the hardware has been re-assigned elsewhere.Called “Cloudbourne”, the vulnerability was first discovered by ...

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    WHY SD-WAN SHIFT TO MANAGED SERVICES A SIGNIFICANT OPTION

    Feb 27, 2019

    NETWORKING TREND ANALYSIS: Cato’s approach is to run its own cloud-native networking and security stack. In a sense, it’s the cross-section of AWS, networking and security. By owning the network, Cato can control traffic, which can have big implications for nationwide or global companies. Software-d...

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    PLURIBUS PIVOTS TO THE DISTRIBUTED CLOUD EDGE

    Feb 27, 2019

    Pluribus Networks, firmly ensconced in the next-gen networking camp with software-centric, open networking offerings on bare-metal (or white-box) hardware, has updated those offerings with a distinct focus on the edge of distributed cloud implementations.The company today announced Netvisor ONE 5.0,...

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    VMWARE BRINGS NSX NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION INTO DEVOPS REALM

    Feb 27, 2019

    At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 conference, VMware moved to bring network virtualization into the realm of DevOps by adding support for a declarative programming model and JSON data formats to version 2.4 of NSX-T. In addition, VMware is making it possible to use the open source Ansible auto...

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    RARITAN INTRODUCES NEXT GEN SMARTSENSORS FOR REAL TIME INSIGHTS ON DATA CENTER ENVIRONMENTS

    Feb 27, 2019

    Raritan introduces new monitoring sensors technology to provide data center operators an accurate view of Data centers (DC) environments at the rack, aisle, and facility level. Additionally, it also alerts them on potential risks and allows monitoring of the cabinet’s temperature, humidity, airflow,...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING: PAVING THE WAY FOR A MORE SECURE AND DIGITISED 2019

    Feb 26, 2019

    As we usher into the tail end of the first quarter of 2019, it seems appropriate to consider a quick check-in on our resolutions. One that comes to mind is that three quarters of Middle East organisations that have yet to embrace the cloud, plan to do so this year.That’s just one of the resolutions ...

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    CONSIDERING A CLOUD-FIRST STRATEGY? START BY KNOWING THAT IT DOESN'T MEAN CLOUD-ONLY

    Feb 26, 2019

    More and more hospitals are moving data and apps into the cloud and taking advantage of storage and compute resources via infrastructure as a service offerings.Gartner predicted that the overall cloud computing market will expand by 17 percent annually during the next three years to $206 billion — a...

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    OUTSIDE THE DATA CENTRE, SMES NEED SERVERS BUILT FOR THE REAL WORLD

    Feb 26, 2019

    As cloud-computing take-up drives the industry towards high-density data centres, server manufacturers have focused on building rack-mounted servers that pack more compute power into less space.This has seen cloud-computing providers and large enterprises splurging on new commodity and hyper-converg...

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    LENOVO PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON ITS EDGE COMPUTING, IOT EFFORTS

    Feb 26, 2019

    Lenovo officials are putting the company’s edge computing and internet of things portfolio on display this week at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, Spain, including unveiling a new small form-factor ThinkServer system designed to bring processing and storage capabilities closer to where ...

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    RED HAT: ON BRIDGING BETWEEN THE FIRST WAVE OF CLOUD AND NEXT GENERATION PLATFORMS

    Feb 26, 2019

    MWC19 For Red Hat, it may sometimes be easier to list what the company doesn't do rather than what it does. The overall umbrella of 'making open source technologies for the enterprise' can range from containers, to cloud, to 5G. But ultimately, as the company has noted at MWC Barcelona this week, it...

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    WHALE CLOUD AND ALIBABA CLOUD DEMONSTRATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ENABLEMENT AT MWC 2019

    Feb 26, 2019

    Whale Cloud Technology Co., Ltd. (Whale Cloud), the global digital transformation leader, has partnered with Alibaba Cloud to exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC19) and unveiled Whale Cloud's innovative Digital Telco Maturity Map (DTMM).Themed as "Intelligence for the Future", Whale Cloud's e...

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    EGYPT, HUAWEI SIGN MOU FOR CLOUD COMPUTING, AI NETWORKS

    Feb 26, 2019

    Egypt’s Minister of Telecommunications Amr Talaat signed on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei for establishing cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) centers.During Talaat’s participation in the activities of the mobile world con...

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    COMPORTSECURE RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN MANAGED IT SERVICES

    Feb 26, 2019

    Comport Consulting Corp, a leader in on-premises and Cloud IT solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ComportSecure to its 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. Comport's cloud and managed services business, ComportSecure, gr...

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    EXFO INCREASES ITS INVESTMENT IN 5G WITH PARTNERSHIPS, ENGAGEMENTS

    Feb 26, 2019

    Exfo is increasing its interest and focus on 5G at MWC Barcelona. The test, monitoring, and analytics company this week announced its membership in the O-RAN Alliance and said that it was selected by mobile operator Telenor Denmark to provide an automated troubleshooting system within its network.Fo...

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    OPENING UP THE EDGE: WHY AGNOSTIC CLOUD SOFTWARE IS THE KEY TO EDGE COMPUTING

    Feb 25, 2019

    The rising value of data has changed the business landscape forever, and companies have migrated en masse to the (theoretical) unlimited capacity of the cloud. As IoT devices have started to pump more data through networks and into the cloud, connected enterprises are managing their operations in da...

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    ALBERTSONS TURNS TO MICROSOFT FOR CLOUD, 'FRICTIONLESS RETAIL'

    Feb 25, 2019

    America’s second-largest grocery chain, Albertsons Companies, plans to use Microsoft Azure as its "preferred cloud platform," along with Microsoft 365 and Azure AI features, to improve the retail experience.The decision mirrors those of Walmart and Target, which shifted away from Amazon Web Services...

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    NETSCOUT LAUNCHES 5G SMART DATA VISIBILITY PLATFORM COMMUNICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS

    Feb 22, 2019

    The American technology firm NETSCOUT said that it will support the entire 5G life cycle including planning, rollout, and optimization through its newly launched InfiniStreamNG (ISNG) smart data platform. The company claimed that its ISNG offers a carrier-grade solution that can deliver maximum visi...

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    GLOBAL PRIVATE CLOUD SERVICES MARKET CAN BE SEGMENTED INTO TYPE OF SERVICES, ENTERPRISE SIZE, END-USERS, AND REGION

    Feb 22, 2019

    Cloud computing enables sharing of hosted services utilizing the internet. Enterprises use an array of remote servers which are remotely placed and hosted on the Internet to store, process, manage data rather than a personal computer or a local server. Cloud computing is of various types based on th...

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    KERLINK TO LAUNCH END-TO-END SMART IOT SOLUTIONS WITH PARTNERS FOR KEY VERTICALS AT MWC 2019

    Feb 21, 2019

    Logistics & Tracking, Facility Management, Building Operations and Asset Monitoring Are Company’s New Solutions Leveraging Kerlink’s IoT Connectivity Portfolio.At Mobile World Congress 2019, Kerlink will introduce a new series of end-to-end IoT solutions dedicated to corporate businesses and cities,...

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    THE CLOUD IN 2020: ENTERPRISE COMPATIBILITY WITH EDGE COMPUTING, CONTAINERS AND SERVERLESS

    Feb 21, 2019

    In the future, as we speed down the motorway in our self-driving vehicles, historians will mark the 2010s as the decade of the cloud. Some would argue that the tenets of cloud computing were established in the 1960s, when U.S. government scientist J.C.R. Licklider planned an “intergalactic computer ...

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    GOOGLE'S NEW CLOUD BOSS HAS BIG TASK TO CATCH RIVALS, REUTERS DATA SHOWS

    Feb 21, 2019

    Google has a new cloud computing boss and big ambitions to someday produce more revenue from that business than from advertising.Now comes the hard part: winning over big-spending customers. Alphabet's cloud computing division remains a distant third behind Amazon.com and Microsoft in terms of globa...

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    TENABLE, FORESCOUT BOTH MERGE THEIR IT AND OT SECURITY PLATFORMS

    Feb 21, 2019

    Preventing damaging intrusions to increasingly comingled IT and operational technology (OT) domains is the goal of security product integrations announced this week by Tenable and Forescout Technologies.The growth of the IT/OT security segment mirrors convergence overall. Networks increasingly share...

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    THE TOP 25 IOT STARTUPS TO WATCH IN 2019: A GUIDE

    Feb 21, 2019

    The most successful IoT startups selling into enterprises excel at orchestrating analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and real-time monitoring to deliver exceptional customer experiences.As a group, these top 25 IoT startups are showing early potential at enabling profitable new business models,...

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    FOCUSING ON IOT SECURITY

    Feb 20, 2019

    The practice of securing technology has become more difficult as new trends have entered the landscape. With cloud computing, companies had to secure resources outside their perimeter. With mobile devices, companies had to ensure that data could be secured wherever it traveled. With IoT, companies f...

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    SIOS TECHNOLOGY RECEIVES 2018 EXCELLENCE AWARD FROM CLOUD COMPUTING MAGAZINE

    Feb 20, 2019

    SIOS Technology Corp., the industry pioneer in providing intelligent application availability for critical workloads, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named SIOS DataKeeper as a 2018 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine. The ...

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    VIRTUALIZATION CAN MINE NEW REVENUES FROM GATEWAYS & MODEMS, STARTUP SAYS

    Feb 20, 2019

    With respect to broadband, cable operators and other ISPs have long hung their hats on speeds and pricing to drive that business.Although broadband remains a critical, high-margin business element for service providers, the ability to grow those revenues long term will be hampered as the broadband m...

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    AT&T'S KUBERNETES BET TESTS NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION'S LIMITS

    Feb 19, 2019

    AT&T's eight-figure, multiyear deal to deploy cloud-native technologies managed by Kubernetes in its 5G network will test the limits of the emerging container orchestration technology.Everybody knows that networks need to be more agile, with control and orchestration built into software, and new cap...

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    HOW CHANNEL PARTNERS ARE SET TO DRIVE NEW CLOUD COMPUTING GROWTH

    Feb 19, 2019

    The worldwide cloud computing infrastructure market had another strong quarter in Q4 2018, as spending grew 46 percent to nearly $23 billion. The total outlay on cloud infrastructure in 2018 exceeded $80 billion - that's up from $55 billion in 2017 according to that latest market study by Canalys.Th...

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    EXPLORING A DATA-CENTRIC APPROACH TO DATA PRIVACY AS CLOUD WORKLOADS PROLIFERATE

    Feb 19, 2019

    If your organisation, like many others, is putting more and more data into the cloud, you will already know that it’s probably making your security team have kittens. Greater amounts of data being transported in real-time – not to mention the vastly increased number of mobile devices and attack vect...

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    OPINION: IBM'S WATSON ANYWHERE HIGHLIGHTS REALITY OF A MULTI-CLOUD WORLD

    Feb 19, 2019

    The big picture: What’s been happening in the cloud computing world over the last 12-18 months is more than just a simple increase in competitive options. It’s a significant expansion in thinking about how to approach computing in the cloud. With multi-cloud, for example, companies are now embracing...

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    RENESAS ELECTRONICS DEVELOPS 28NM MCU WITH VIRTUALIZATION-ASSISTED FUNCTIONS FOR NEXT-GENERATION AUTOMOTIVE ARCHITECTURES

    Feb 19, 2019

    Virtualization-assisted functions enabling MCU virtualization: This technology allows multiple software components to run on a single MCU without interfering with each other, thereby satisfying the requirements of ASIL D, the highest automotive safety integrity level specified under the ISO 26262 fu...

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    INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY MIGRATES TO CLOUD TECHNOLOGY AT LIGHTNING SPEED

    Feb 19, 2019

    The U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) is moving at lightning speed to harness the advantages of migrating its networks to the cloud, enabling faster data consolidation, broader access to time-sensitive information and operationally significant network integration.Working closely with Amazon Web Servi...

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    HPE PARTNERS WITH SAMSUNG ON 5G, LAUNCHES TELCO EDGE SYSTEM

    Feb 19, 2019

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today launched an edge system for telecommunications networks and announced a new 5G partnership with Samsung. The two companies will provide a joint edge-to-core virtual radio access network (vRAN) product based on Samsung’s radio network technologies and system int...

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    RED HAT’S TRUE VALUE MAY BE STRENGTHENING IBM’S ENTERPRISE CLOUD ‘RHELEVANCE’

    Feb 18, 2019

    Linux has blossomed into the right platform at the right time for enterprise computing.When she was vice president of Cognitive Systems at IBM Corp., Stefanie Chiras (pictured) kept a vial of metal on her desk, a memento of an internship spent developing advanced materials for NASA that would be lig...

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    HEALTHCARE FIRMS GO FOR THE HYBRID CLOUD APPROACH WITH COMPLIANCE AND CONNECTIVITY KEY

    Feb 18, 2019

    It continues to be a hybrid cloud-dominated landscape – and according to new research one of the traditionally toughest industries in terms of cloud adoption is now seeing it as a priority.A report from enterprise cloud provider Nutanix has found that in two years’ time, more than a third (37%) of h...

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    YOU’LL HAVE HAD YOUR IOT: SCOTLAND GETS MOST ADVANCED UK INTERNET OF THINGS NETWORK

    Feb 18, 2019

    Glasgow-based intelligent networking and integrated security solutions provider Boston Networks is powering what is claimed to be the UK’s most advanced Internet of Things network, called IoT Scotland.IoT Scotland is a £6 million wide area wireless sensor network that will work through 500 Long Rang...

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    KALOOM’S CLOUD EDGE FABRIC SUPPORTS NETWORK SLICING, 5G APPS

    Feb 15, 2019

    Kaloom says its new edge data center networking fabric, called Cloud Edge Fabric, is fully automated and supports network slicing along with embedded 5G user plane functions.The product is already in trials with “two major wireless operators,” said Thomas Eklund, Kaloom’s vice president of marketing...

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    CISCO CEO SPIES NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY IN AWS OUTPOSTS

    Feb 14, 2019

    Cisco wants hyperscale cloud providers to buy its networking products and sees 400Gb Ethernet as its golden opportunity. Meanwhile, these same cloud companies are looking to encroach on Cisco’s traditional stronghold — enterprise data centers — with hybrid cloud products and even on-premises hardwar...

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    NEW 'MANAGED DATABASES' SERVICE AVAILABLE FROM DIGITALOCEAN

    Feb 14, 2019

    As its Valentine's Day gift to its developer community, today DigitalOcean LLC launched its new Managed Databases for PostgreSQL offering, with additional database engines expected to be released throughout the year.The company says the service will "allow developers to create fully managed database...

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    LENOVO TRUSCALE BUNDLES DATA CENTRE HARDWARE INTO A CLOUD-LIKE MODEL

    Feb 14, 2019

    Lenovo has launched TruScale Infrastructure Services, a subscription service for businesses to use and pay for data centre infrastructure and associated hardware without paying upfront.It's particularly well-suited to businesses that don't have the capital to keep paying out for infrastructure as th...

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    IBM PUSHES WATSON ONTO OTHER CLOUD SERVICES

    Feb 14, 2019

    IBM is opening up its Watson Assistant and Watson OpenScale to everyone for the first time, enabling businesses to take advantage of conversational AI and smart platform management, even if they're not using IBM Cloud.Although the services have been available for IBM cloud customers to use in the pa...

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    HOW TO CREATE A HOME OFFICE VPN SERVER WITH MICROSOFT AZURE

    Feb 13, 2019

    According to a 2019 report from Amerisleep, some 43% of workers in the United States work from home or other remote location at some point during the course of a year. Telecommuting, working from the road, and the overall gig economy are all trappings of the modern collaborative, mobile, and always ...

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    UST GLOBAL LAUNCHES TRUE PRIVATE CLOUD PLATFORM 'UST FORTUNA'

    Feb 13, 2019

    UST Global, a leading digital transformation solutions company, today announced the launch of its True Private Cloud Platform, UST FORTUNA. UST FORTUNA delivers cloud services, including serverless computing, at very competitive prices and speed.As Digital Transformations pick up pace, global enterp...

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    GOOGLE WANTS TO SELL ITS CLOUD TO BIGGER COMPANIES

    Feb 13, 2019

    Google’s cloud boss wants to fix a problem that’s hampered the business for its entire existence. The internet giant has great technology but doesn’t sell it well to large companies.Thomas Kurian, an Oracle Corp. veteran who took over Google Cloud in November, said he will hire more salespeople, tra...

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    AT&T ON THE HOMESTRETCH OF VIRTUALIZATION GOAL

    Feb 13, 2019

    AT&T is on the final leg of having 75% of its network virtualized by 2020, but there are still a few hurdles to clear on the stretch run.AT&T first outlined its virtualization project back in 2013 as part of its Domain 2.0 initiative. The plan included using its internally developed ECOMP, which is ...

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    WHY BUSINESSES SHOULD KEEP THEIR HEAD IN THE CLOUDS IF THEY WANT TO SUCCEED

    Feb 12, 2019

    EU adoption of cloud computing increased to 26% in 2018, up from just 18% from four years prior, according to new research published by Eurostat. However, while the majority of EU businesses are utilising cloud services for emails and file storage, fewer are embracing more advances cloud-based busin...

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    MENDIX NATIVELY INTEGRATES WITH IBM CLOUD TO OPEN WATSON AI ACCESS

    Feb 12, 2019

    Mendix has optimised its platform for IBM Cloud, adding support for Kubernetes and single sign-on onboarding.Mendix now works with IBM’s Watson AI capabilities, allowing developers to take advantage of its low-code system to create AI-ready applications and services. Developers can integrate a range...

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    RELATIONAL DATABASES ‘HERE TO STAY’ IN THE ENTERPRISE AMID GREATER CLOUD AND DATA COMPLEXITY

    Feb 12, 2019

    Reports of the death of the relational database have been greatly exaggerated – at least in the enterprise.According to a new study from Progress Software – the company’s latest annual data connectivity report – while the on-premises relational database behemoths of SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle have...

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    NOKIA DIVES INTO NEW MARKET VERTICALS WITH WING IOT PLATFORM

    Feb 12, 2019

    Nokia launched four new off-the-shelf IoT packages built on its WING architecture and designed to serve new vertical markets. The as-a-service IoT offerings will serve new use cases in the agriculture, livestock management, logistics, and asset management markets.The operator debuted its WING archit...

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    HOW CLOUD PLATFORMS CAN ENHANCE DIGITAL EXPERIENCES

    Feb 12, 2019

    The benefits of cloud computing are clear. Companies recognize that investing in on-premises technology is no longer a cost effective and nimble way to adapt to the changing needs of users. A better, more flexible and highly scalable strategy is to use a platform in the cloud to build applications t...

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    HOW SHOULD CIOS EMPOWER BUSINESSES WITH CLOUD SERVERS

    Feb 12, 2019

    In the past several years, internet forces have reshaped the consumer market. The explosion of the self-sufficient, business-ready and tech-savvy workforce has transformed economies globally. New waves of the technology have swept into business space and have forced the business organisations to upd...

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    MBIXIONS GAINS SD-WAN ACCREDITATION THROUGH VMWARE IN MALAYSIA

    Feb 12, 2019

    Mbixions has become the first software-defined networking in a wide area network (SD-WAN) provider in Malaysia to be accredited by VMware.As an accredited SD-WAN managed service partner for VMware’s VeloCloud NSX SD-WAN solution, the partner has been commissioned by 10 local multinational corporatio...

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    9 TERMS TO KNOW ABOUT ENTERPRISE CLOUD STORAGE

    Feb 11, 2019

    In our digital age, you often hear stats like "Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage is an enterprise cloud storage system that can store up to a petabyte of data," or "by 2035 we will have more than a yottabyte of data." But if you don’t know these terms, the stats are meaningless.Below, we’ve defined some term...

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    FIRST TRUST GLOBAL PORTFOLIOS LAUNCHES CLOUD COMPUTING ETF

    Feb 11, 2019

    The First Trust Cloud Computing UCITS ETF (FSKY) is listed on the London Stock Exchange with a total expense ratio (TER) of 0.6%.Tracking the ISE Cloud Computing index, the ETF offers investors exposure to companies actively involved in the cloud computing industry. Companies in the index are split ...

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    FLYWHEEL PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO PROVIDE CLINICAL RESEARCHERS WITH ADVANCED CLOUD TECHNOLOGY AND MACHINE LEARNING FOR MEDICAL IMAGING

    Feb 11, 2019

    Flywheel, provider of cloud-based collaborative science solutions for biomedical research, today announced a technology partnership with Google Cloud to integrate Google’s Cloud Healthcare Application Programming Interface ( API ) with Flywheel’s platform to provide clinical researchers with advance...

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    MIRANTIS TO HELP AT&T BUILD NETWORK CLOUD FOR 5G

    Feb 08, 2019

    US telecom giant AT&T will be building the next generation of its Network Cloud for 5G with the help of cloud computing firm Mirantis, as part of a three-year deal reportedly to be more than £7.7mn ($10mn).AT&T’s Network Cloud for 5G will be built via software from an open source project known as “P...

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    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR UK CLOUD AWARDS ENDS TODAY

    Feb 08, 2019

    If you've got a cloud success story to share, now is the time to share it today is the last day the early bird discount for the UK Cloud Awards is valid. Although the window for entries is open until 22 February, you can benefit from a big discount on the application fee if you get your submissions ...

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    MUMSNET REPORTS DATA BREACH TO ICO AFTER PROBLEMATIC CLOUD MOVE

    Feb 08, 2019

    Mumsnet has reported itself to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after a botched upgrade resulted in users accidentally logging into the accounts of others.The parental forum believes that the breach was caused when moving its services to the cloud on Tuesday afternoon. The problem ran fro...

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    MERCHANT SILICON WILL DOMINATE DATA CENTER ETHERNET SWITCHING BY 2022, IHS MARKIT SAYS

    Feb 08, 2019

    Merchant silicon will dominate the data center Ethernet switching market, shipping 63 percent of all chips in 2022, according to a report from IHS Markit.Propriety and custom chips will be more than 30 percent of the market, and programmable chips 7 percent, according to the regional Data Center Net...

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    GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS USE GOOGLE CLOUD TO UP THEIR GAME

    Feb 07, 2019

    American professional basketball team Golden State Warriors will use Google Cloud’s data-crunching technology to improve the performance of the players.Apart from improving their game on court, the NBA champions will also use Google Cloud to track analytics to crunch scouting reports and better rope...

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    INCREASED USAGE OF CLOUD COMPUTING IS BOLSTERING DEMAND IN GLOBAL COLOCATION MARKET

    Feb 07, 2019

    With the developing information generation, organizations over the world are progressively hunting down innovative and financially savvy data centers administrations. Colocation systems are in effect progressively recognized as a powerful method for overseeing documents crosswise over medium, small,...

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    AT&T 5G, AIRSHIP PLANS POWERED BY MIRANTIS

    Feb 07, 2019

    Mirantis scored an eight-figure, multi-year deal to provide AT&T with core infrastructure software to run the carrier’s 5G services. The central component of that core infrastructure is Kubernetes and is part of AT&T’s previously announced Airship initiative.Mirantis CEO and co-founder Adrian Ionel ...

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    RED HAT CODEREADY WORKSPACES ENABLES FULL KUBERNETES-NATIVE DEVELOPMENT

    Feb 07, 2019

    Red Hat’s CodeReady Workplaces aims to save time and improve projects by enabling OpenShift developers to conduct entire projects in Kubernetes.The new product is based on the open source Eclipse Che integrated development environment (IDE) project. The key is creating efficiencies.“Containers in th...

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    REMOTE SUPPORT SOLUTION PROVIDER AETHERPAL TO BE ACQUIRED BY VMWARE

    Feb 07, 2019

    This week VMware Inc. announced its intent to acquire AetherPal, a venture-backed remote support and mobile support enterprise solution provider based in Piscataway, New Jersey.VMware has been reselling AetherPal Remote Support under the name Workspace ONE Advanced Remote Management as an add-on to ...

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    5 MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE DYNATRACE PERFORM 2019 USER CONFERENCE

    Feb 07, 2019

    Perform, the Dynatrace annual user conference, was held in Las Vegas Jan. 28-31 this year. As opposed to huge tech conferences, smaller tightly focused conferences such as Perform allow people to focus in on a single product or technology. Dynatrace, for those not familiar, is one of the leading app...

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    INVENSENSE DEPLOYS ARYAKA SD-WAN TO MEET GROWING BUSINESS NEEDS

    Feb 07, 2019

    Sensor manufacturer InvenSense deployed Aryaka SD-WAN across its rapidly growing network to keep up with its growing market.InvenSense provides a sensor system on-chip that operates in a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, optical image stabilization, and automobiles. “I would say it’...

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    6WIND SNARES ANOTHER FORMER BROCADE VROUTER CUSTOMER

    Feb 06, 2019

    6WIND continues to scoop up disenchanted service providers left high and dry by a lack of support for their legacy Brocade Vyatta vRouters. The latest is JHComp, which is an internet service provider based in the Czech Republic.JHComp recently replaced its Brocade virtual routers with 6WIND’s 10G Tu...

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    FUJITSU SDN AND OPTICAL TRANSPORT STITCHED INTO SHAW’S CANADIAN FIBER NET

    Feb 06, 2019

    Fujitsu Network Communications completed work with Canadian service provider Shaw Communications to increase the capacity and scale of Shaw’s fiber optic network.Fujitsu provided Shaw with its 1Finity T310 Transport and 1Finity L100 Lambda series blades and the Virtuora network control system to boo...

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    FORTINET INTRODUCES INTENT-BASED NEXT-GEN FIREWALLS

    Feb 06, 2019

    Fortinet today released a family of next-generation firewalls that feature intent-based segmentation. The company says that this approach provides organizations with a granular level of security control by matching functionality to specific use cases and business requirements.The four next-generatio...

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    RED HAT GIVES THANKS FOR TURKCELL VIRTUALIZATION WIN

    Feb 06, 2019

    As the name implies this new platform is all about centralising all its services onto a single virtualized infrastructure. This NFVi then allows east selection and implementation of virtual network functions, or so the story goes. Examples of operators going all-in on this stuff are still sufficient...

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    INTEL INVESTS $30 MILLION IN THREE CLOUD COMPUTING STARTUPS

    Feb 05, 2019

    Weeks after making investments in startups like Fortanix and Pliops, the Intel Capital announced on Monday that it was investing in Catalytic, a four-year-old company that helps enterprise customers process data faster and more accurately by coordinating people, bots and artificial int The cloud has...

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    CLOUD-COMPUTING GIANTS KEEP GROWING DESPITE SLOWDOWN FEARS

    Feb 05, 2019

    Cloud-computing companies have a message for skittish investors: demand is still booming. Earnings reports from the biggest providers of internet-based computing services – Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp., and Alphabet Inc.’s Google – showed that these companies are grabbing a larger share of busin...

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    NEW PYTHON WRAPPER FOR CLOUD AUTOMATION BY ADOBE

    Feb 05, 2019

    Adobe has newly opened Ops-cli: a Python wrapper for Terraform, Ansible, and SSH for cloud automation. Keep up with the fast face of cloud computing and add this automation tool to your belt. Ops-cli can be used with AWS and Kubernetes deployments. Adobe is more than your favorite photo editing prog...

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    AWS REMAINS DOMINANT PLAYER IN GROWING CLOUD MARKET, SRG REPORTS

    Feb 05, 2019

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the 800-pound gorilla of the cloud infrastructure services space that itself witnessed significant growth in 2018. In fact, a new report from Synergy Research Group found that AWS controlled as much of the $70 billion-per-year market at the end of last year as its n...

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    NVIDIA TEAMS UP WITH COLOCATION PROVIDERS ON AI

    Feb 05, 2019

    Nvidia teamed up with North American data center operators for a new program that gives companies access to its deep-learning DGX systems through a network of colocation partners.The initial partners include Aligned Energy, Colovore, Core Scientific, CyrusOne, Digital Reality, EdgeConneX, Flexential...

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    VMWARE CHANGES ITS RECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VCPS

    Feb 05, 2019

    In a move to appease its certification community, this week VMware Inc. announced it will no longer require mandatory recertification every two years for VMware Certified Professionals, effective immediately. As Karl Childs explained in his blog post , "We want you to upgrade and recertify when it's...

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    CDW CONFIRMED AS HEADLINE SPONSOR FOR UKCA 2019

    Feb 04, 2019

    CDW has pledged its support for the work organisations are doing around cloud by signing up as the lead sponsor for this year's UK Cloud Awards. Established by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) in association with Cloud Pro, the awards are designed to showcase and celebrate the most innovative provider...

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    HARMONIC TOUTS PROGRESS WITH VIRTUALIZED & DISTRIBUTED CABLE NETWORK DEPLOYMENTS

    Feb 04, 2019

    Harmonic said it gained some ground in Q4 with CableOS, its virtualized, software-driven form of the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP), as well as with deployments of a new class of nodes that fit into emerging distributed access architectures.And while those two initiatives are related, Harmon...

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    PLATFORM9 LAUNCHES MANAGED KUBERNETES SERVICE OF VMWARE

    Feb 04, 2019

    Platform9 launched what it claims is the first instance of a managed Kubernetes service for VMware vSphere environments deployed in an on-premises IT environment.Madhura Maskasky, vice president of product for Platform9, notes that VMware offers a managed service around a distribution of Kubernetes ...

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    DELL EMC BRINGS THE TACTICAL AZURE STACK TO THE EDGE

    Feb 04, 2019

    Dell EMC launched a ruggedized, field-deployable platform for Microsoft Azure Stack, unlocking new applications for government, military, energy, and mining. This is just one of Microsoft’s new cloud and edge capabilities that it announced today for its U.S. government customers.Azure Stack is Micro...

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    SURVEY SHOWS CARRIERS MOVING TO SDN IN A BIG WAY

    Feb 01, 2019

    A new survey from IHS Markit illustrates the maturation of the game-changing software-defined networking (SDN) approach, which reportedly will be adopted by all respondents and is already used by 78 percent of global service providers.SDN is at the forefront of a software-centric networking transiti...

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    PORTWORX LOOKS TO IMPROVE CLOUD-NATIVE KUBERNETES DATA PORTABILITY

    Feb 01, 2019

    As organizations increasingly choose to adopt cloud-native Kubernetes technologies, there is a corresponding need to make it easier to deploy and manage storage.Helping enterprises manage storage in Kubernetes is the mission that Goutham Rao has been on since he helped to start Portworx in December ...

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    WHY AMAZON'S AWS CLOUD BUSINESS WILL CONTINUE TO GROW

    Feb 01, 2019

    For a company that started off with the simple business of selling books online, Amazon has sure come a long way. While consumer goods, including books, are at the core of Amazon's business, it is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud division that generated most of company's operating income in 2018....

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    AWS CLOUD REVENUE JUMPS 45% IN Q4, MICROSOFT AZURE REVENUE UP 76%

    Feb 01, 2019

    Amazon and Microsoft, the No. 1 and No. 2 public cloud providers, both reported earnings this week and said their respective cloud businesses again drove overall profits.On Thursday, Amazon reported that fourth-quarter revenues increased 20 percent year over year to $72.4 billion in 2018. Operating ...

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    AWS HITS $7.4BN IN Q4 REVENUES, COMPRISED THREE QUARTERS OF 2018 OVERALL AMAZON PROFIT

    Feb 01, 2019

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the benchmark for Amazon’s profit lines and continues to improve.The company announced revenues for AWS of $7.43 billion (£5.68bn), an increase of 45% from this time last year, with AWS revenues comprising more than 10% of Amazon’s overall sales for the quarter, up ...

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    FULFILLING THE PROMISE OF NFV WITH RECONFIGURABLE COMPUTING

    Jan 31, 2019

    With so many new technologies vying for attention, it can be difficult for CISOs to know which ones merit attention. Will this solution save time? Will it make our organisation more productive, or enable us to do things we couldn’t otherwise do? These questions need to be considered before adopting ...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION RX: MOVING HEALTH CARE TO THE CLOUD

    Jan 31, 2019

    As vital as healthcare is to everyone, it continues to be a challenge to move its data and related systems to the cloud. Among the hurdles that can stall such change are regulatory requirements meant to safeguard patient information. Legacy systems and dated methods can further slowdown efforts to b...

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    MICROSOFT CITES ‘LAYERS’ OF AZURE AND CLOUD DEPTH IN MORE POSITIVE FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Jan 31, 2019

    Microsoft’s investor relations team is evidently not frightened about repeating itself when it comes to financial announcements season. “Microsoft Cloud drives record fourth quarter results,” the company proclaimed in July; “Microsoft Cloud strength powers record first quarter results,” it tooted in...

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    FORTANIX RAISES $23M SERIES B LED BY INTEL

    Jan 30, 2019

    Security startup Fortanix closed a $23 million Series B led by Intel Capital. The investment brings the company’s total funding to $31 million. Existing investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe also contributed.The company will use the new round to expand its sales team globally and further develop...

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    CISCO EXTENDS REACH OF ACI FOR INTENT-BASED NETWORKING

    Jan 30, 2019

    A new "ACI Anywhere" initiative from Cisco seeks to extend the reach of its ACI solution, born in the early stages of the software-defined networking (SDN) transformation and subsequently pivoted to provide "intent-based networking."The ACI Anywhere program brings the company's intent-based networki...

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    UNDERSTANDING KUBERNETES TODAY: MISCONCEPTIONS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Jan 30, 2019

    Any discussion of Kubernetes is best started with an understanding of why we need Kubernetes. Kubernetes helps us manage containers, which dominate application development now because they enable portability, faster application development, and greater independence for developers. Once we started us...

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    SAP BETS BIG AFTER BREAKING €20BN IN 2018 CLOUD AND SOFTWARE REVENUES

    Jan 30, 2019

    SAP broke €20 billion in yearly cloud and software revenues in 2018, hitting or exceeding its raised outlook metrics in the process – and the company wants more, targeting €35bn in total revenue by 2023.The Q4 2018 financial results saw total cloud and software revenues hit €6.3 billion (£5.5bn), re...

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    AURO CLOUD COMPUTING EXPANDS SUPPORT TO INCLUDE MANAGED AMAZON WEB SERVICES INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jan 30, 2019

    AURO, Canada’s first enterprise public cloud, has announced their new Managed Amazon Web Services plans expanding their services into hyper cloud based solutions. By signing up for AURO Managed AWS, customers draw on AURO’s team of AWS certified specialists with years of experience in managing cloud...

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    THE CLOUD INDUSTRY IN 2019 – THREE KEY PREDICTIONS FOR THE CIO

    Jan 30, 2019

    Advancements in solutions and integrated data tools will substantially enhance operations in the cloud, leading it to ultimately become the preferred platform for all enterprise applications.After years of discussing Cloud 2.0, we have finally welcomed in a new era of cloud. And looking ahead at thi...

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    HEAD IN THE CLOUDS: WHAT THE FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING MEANS FOR MEDIA

    Jan 29, 2019

    Would it surprise you to hear that 73% of companies run at least one application in the cloud? Maybe the only surprise is that the percentage isn’t higher. This is especially true for media and entertainment companies in segments such as publishing, broadcasting, music, and sports. The amount of co...

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    CLOUD PROMISES SUNNY OUTLOOK FOR REGION'S ENTERPRISES

    Jan 29, 2019

    Cloud computing is a tech buzzword in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), with a growing number of enterprises - ranging from start-ups to government entities to family-owned conglomerates - embracing it to plan their strategies in 2019 and beyond.For example, Bahrain’s Information & eGovernmen...

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    SERVICE PROVIDER SDN DEPLOYMENTS NEAR UNIVERSAL, IHS MARKIT FINDS

    Jan 29, 2019

    Software-defined networks are accelerating the transition from hot prospect to established star, and by the end of last year, SDN deployments by service providers was nearly universal.Research firm IHS Markit’s latest “Carrier SDN Strategies Service Provider Survey” found that all of the the 23 serv...

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    NEXENTA ACHIEVES VMWARE READY™ STATUS

    Jan 29, 2019

    Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) today announced that NexentaStor has achieved VMware Ready status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process NexentaStor has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and is ...

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    UNDERSTANDING THE KEY TREND OF INTENT-BASED NETWORKING

    Jan 29, 2019

    The one thing that has been consistent about the networking industry over the past several decades is change. The latest innovation to come to the network is the concept of an Intent Based Network (IBN). The term has actually been around about a decade but has recently gone mainstream because Cisco...

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    SALT SECURITY LAUNCHES API PROTECTION PLATFORM

    Jan 29, 2019

    Startup Salt Security announced its API Protection Platform on Jan. 29, providing organizations with advanced capabilities to help discover, prevent and then remediate API attacks.Application programming interfaces (APIs) are commonly used in modern infrastructure, enabling a way to extend and inter...

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    JAMF EXPANDS IDENTITY AUTHENTICATION WITH CONNECT INTEGRATIONS FOR AZURE

    Jan 29, 2019

    Jamf, the unusually named software provider that 17 years ago saw the high business potential for management of Apple devices in the workplace, has taken a major step forward in expanding its business.The Minneapolis-based company, born in 2002 from the desire to create a better technology managemen...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES LAUNCHES AWS BACKUP

    Jan 28, 2019

    As surprising as it sounds, Amazon Web Services, which has offered cloud storage since 2006, hasn’t provided a fully managed backup service—until now.The Seattle-based mega-company has launched AWS Backup, an automated, centralized backup service that enables businesses to back up their data across ...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICE PROVIDER, COMPORT, EXPLAINS WHY NIMBLE INFOSIGHT IS THE MISSING PIECE TO YOUR DATA CENTER

    Jan 28, 2019

    Leading data center and cloud computing service providers, Comport Technology Solutions, recently published statistics explaining the advantages of Nimble InfoSight in terms of a company's data center infrastructure.The Comport documents and stats explore the root causes of downtime in the data cent...

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    MICROSOFT BUYS CITUS DATA TO BOOST OPEN SOURCE DATABASE IN THE CLOUD

    Jan 28, 2019

    Microsoft has acquired database business Citus Data in the hope it'll be able to offer customers access to scalable databases on PostgreSQL.The company said it wants to offer developers access to more scalable and flexible systems to deal with larger data volumes in a faster fashion. It says the int...

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    HOW AI CAN HELP IT TEAMS SEE THROUGH THE CLOUDS OF COMPLEXITY

    Jan 28, 2019

    Businesses understand the importance of providing seamless customer journeys, but we’ve seen a growing spate of digital service outages and software performance problems in recent months. There have been online banking outages that have left customers unable to pay bills on time, while problems with...

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    MICROK8S: HOW TO INSTALL AND USE KUBERNETES

    Jan 28, 2019

    Container technology is one of the hottest topics in IT right now. Containers are user-space instances that allow programs to run in an isolated space; applications running in containers can only see devices and resources assigned to them. As containers share the kernel, albeit with some isolation, ...

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    VIRTUALIZATION AT A GLANCE

    Jan 28, 2019

    Virtualization is a concept forged with a combination of hardware and software engineering to create virtual machines, allowing creating a virtual version of networks, hardware, storage devices, and various others. It permits the optimal utilization of resources for higher productivity. Organization...

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    CONFLUENT RAISES $125M ATOP POPULARITY OF ITS DATA STREAMING PLATFORM

    Jan 25, 2019

    Confluent, an open source cloud data streaming startup, announced it closed a $125 million funding round this week, hiking its overall value to $2.5 billion.Founded in 2014, Confluent grew total subscription bookings by 3.5 times last year and expanded into 11 countries, according to a blog by CEO a...

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    EXPLORING SPECIFIC SECURITY PAIN POINTS WITH ENTERPRISE CLOUD ADOPTION

    Jan 25, 2019

    While the enterprise push to public cloud continues apace, it does not hurt to hear of figures which puts the scope of the journey in perspective.According to new figures from Ping Identity, only one in five enterprises polled said they have more than half of their IT infrastructure hosted in the pu...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD EXPANDS TRAINING PROGRAMS TO ADDRESS CLOUD COMPUTING SKILLS SHORTAGE

    Jan 24, 2019

    Google Cloud today announced an array of initiatives aimed at closing a shortfall in developers with the skills for cloud-based computing.In a blog post, Rochana Golani, director of Google Cloud Learning and Enablement, said the issue must be urgently addressed if companies are going to be successfu...

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    DO CRYPTOGRAPHIC KEYS BELONG IN THE CLOUD?

    Jan 24, 2019

    Thanks to the cloud, organisations of all sizes can enjoy scalability, ease of use, and significant savings by outsourcing hardware and software ownership and maintenance in multi-tenant environments. Medium-sized companies no longer have to pay to build their own infrastructure, which makes the clo...

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    WILL 2019 BE A BREAKTHROUGH FOR ENTERPRISE CLOUD COMPUTING

    Jan 24, 2019

    Innovations keep on pouring in cloud computing. Fueled by an ever-expanding market, the cloud is witnessing significant growth and adoption rates continue flourishing. Forecasts and research clearly hint at a paradigm shift for enterprise cloud in 2019. Gartner estimates that the worldwide public cl...

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    TEMASEK UNIT ST TELEMEDIA TAKES MAJORITY STAKE IN CLOUD COMPUTING FIRM

    Jan 24, 2019

    Temasek-owned ST Telemedia (STT) has acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based cloud computing firm, Cloud Comrade. STT is an investor specialising in communications, media and technology businesses. The latest injection of funds into Cloud Comrade is set to bring complementary capability and mar...

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    COREL ADDS VIRTUALISATION TO ITS OFFERINGS WITH PARALLELS ACQUISITION

    Jan 24, 2019

    Whether Windows or Mac is your operating system of choice, sometimes a particular task or job requires you use both. That's where virtualisation comes in and Mac users that need to use Windows programs often do so using Parallels. The company's software allows you to run Windows right from your Mac ...

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    BAIDU’S CLOUD PLAYBOOK GOES ‘ALL OUT’ FOR AI

    Jan 24, 2019

    Baidu, China’s search and ad giant, has aggressively re-focused its business on artificial intelligence (AI) and connected vehicles as the U.S.-China trade war heats up and online advertising matures and becomes less profitable.The company earned 80 percent of its revenues in advertising in 2017, bu...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING: THE OPTIMAL TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS

    Jan 23, 2019

    Cloud computing has become highly popular with businesses as it offers considerable savings with high security, capacity and a host of managed services. It has changed the way of doing IT functions in businesses. Also, allows organizations to access the same applications over the internet from any l...

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    NHN ENTERTAINMENT GOING AFTER AMAZON, MICROSOFT IN CLOUD COMPUTING

    Jan 22, 2019

    NHN Entertainment will offer its clouding computing services to more financial companies and online shopping malls, going after Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and other multinational service providers, the company said Tuesday.It also plans to open data centers in Japan and the United States w...

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    PREDICTING THE FUTURE OF NEXT-GEN ACCESS AND ZERO TRUST SECURITY IN 2019: CHALLENGES AHEAD

    Jan 22, 2019

    The most valuable catalyst all digital businesses need to continue growing in 2019 is a Zero Trust Security (ZTS) strategy based on Next-Gen Access (NGA) that scales to protect every access point to corporate data, recognising that identities are the new security perimeter.The faster any digital bus...

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    NUTANIX CEO TO VMWARE: ‘STOP BEING A BULLY’

    Jan 22, 2019

    The Nutanix-VMware battle escalated a notch or 10 with a Nutanix blog that accuses VMware COO Sanjay Poonen of “bullying” Nutanix customers on LinkedIn and email. Late Monday, Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey posted a blog that begins with his musing about human dignity (it was posted on MLK Jr. Day), tax...

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    STATE AGENCY LEADERS FOCUSING MORE ON CLOUD IT INVESTMENTS, SURVEY SAYS

    Jan 22, 2019

    A majority of state IT leaders expect their agencies to shift the bulk of their IT investment funds toward a combination of cloud computing models over the next three years, according to a new StateScoop survey.Seven in 10 state IT decision makers polled in the survey reported their agency will devo...

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    ORACLE PLANS DATA CENTRE IN INDIA TO CHALLENGE AWS, GOOGLE CLOUD

    Jan 21, 2019

    California-headquartered computer technology company Oracle is looking to launch its first India data centre later this year in Mumbai.Andrew Mendelsohn, executive vice president, Oracle Database, told IANS that the company sees huge prospects in India, which is the sixth biggest country in the worl...

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    OUR 5-MINUTE GUIDE TO VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD

    Jan 21, 2019

    Most IT professionals are familiar with the three primary cloud options; public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud. Businesses all around the world are using the cloud in different ways to streamline processes, improve collaboration and communication, and save money on expensive infrastructure, w...

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    ACCENTURE UPGRADES LINUX FOUNDATION MEMBERSHIP, EXPANDS ONAP WORK

    Jan 21, 2019

    Accenture upgraded its Linux Foundation membership to expand on its work with the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP). Accenture is building a comprehensive ONAP-as-a-service that it can bring to market. Accenture joined ONAP in 2017.ONAP’s platform provides real-time policy driven automation an...

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    VIRTUALIZATION IS JUST GETTING WARMED UP

    Jan 18, 2019

    Virtualization is an unstoppable trend under which applications become progressively more abstracted and independent from the underlying platforms on which their services execute.It’s now a well-established practice for enhancing the scalability, portability and efficiency of information technology ...

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    EARNINGS OUTLOOK: CLOUD AND AI SPENDING COULD BOOST TECH GIANTS’ GROWTH

    Jan 18, 2019

    Executives at Choice Hotels International Inc. realized years ago that they needed upgrade the company’s information technology systems — especially a global reservations system that, like many companies’ mission-critical systems, predated the internet. Ultimately, the owner of Quality Inn, Cambria ...

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    STEP BY STEP, HOW ENTERPRISES SHOULD EMBARK ON THE JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

    Jan 18, 2019

    Cloud computing has become the principal paradigm for enterprise applications. As businesses modernize their computing and networking architectures, cloud-native architectures are the principal target environments. As a result, enterprise deployment of all-encompassing cloud computing is acceleratin...

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    AWS UNVEILS NEW DATA BACKUP SERVICE

    Jan 17, 2019

    Amazon Web Services announced AWS Backup, a centralized service for customers to back up their data across both AWS’ public cloud as well as their on-premises data centers.The company said enterprises are having to deal with data located in multiple services such as databases, block storage, object ...

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    HYBRID CLOUD, DATA CONTROL CONCERNS AND THE BOOMING EDGE: WHAT TO EXPECT

    Jan 17, 2019

    Check out these 2019 predictions from Scott Crenshaw, EVP and GM Private Clouds, Rackspace, on what 2019 has in store for hybrid cloud, data control, edge computing, and IBM post-Red Hat acquisition. Moving to private and public clouds typically saves 20 to 40 percent on infrastructure costs, but th...

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    ALICLOUD HAS THIRD-LARGEST SHARE OF GLOBAL CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET, IDC REPORT SAYS

    Jan 17, 2019

    The cloud computing arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has pushed out International Business Machines to take third place among companies ranked by their share of the world's cloud computing market, according to a new report.Alibaba Cloud has increased its international market share 13 ti...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING APPS AND MOBILE WEARABLES CONVERGING: WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP?

    Jan 16, 2019

    Adoption of mobile internet access, combined with the development of innovative cloud services and wearable devices, has created a multitude of new consumer and business use cases that will drive demand, according to the latest worldwide market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).Global sh...

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    WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY TAKES ON INDUSTRY CHALLENGES FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS AND ENTERPRISES

    Jan 16, 2019

    As a systems integrator, World Wide Technology (WWT) has its finger in just about all of the telecommunications pies due to ongoing work in its lab.WWT was founded in 1990 as a small product reseller company, but it has grown into a technology solutions provider with $10.4 billion in annual revenue ...

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    THE CXO’S GUIDE TO CLOUD, FOG, AND EDGE COMPUTING

    Jan 15, 2019

    COMPANIES that have been thinking about computing infrastructure, have been dealing with the “cloud” for the better part of a decade now. However, fog and edge computing are quite new — and seem to be taking over important discussions everywhere.Here’s a really quick guide for CXOs to explain what c...

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    RESHAPING THE PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE WITH DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION 2.0

    Jan 15, 2019

    In recent years, the arrival and implementation of technologies such as cloud computing, 4G, and ever more portable but powerful laptops, has enabled many organisations to achieve a certain level of digital transformation – namely realising unprecedented levels of workplace mobility, efficiency and ...

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    SIX BEST PRACTICES FOR INCREASING AWS SECURITY IN A ZERO TRUST WORLD

    Jan 15, 2019

    Enterprises are rapidly accelerating the pace at which they’re moving workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for greater cost, scale and speed advantages. And while AWS leads all others as the enterprise public cloud platform of choice, they and all Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers rely ...

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    MORE DATA CENTRE M&A DEALS THAN EVER – AND EXPECT MORE CANNIBALISATION TO COME

    Jan 15, 2019

    The data centre market saw an uptick in terms of the number of M&A deals in 2018 – but the total value has dipped, according to the latest note from Synergy Research.The analyst firm found that while the number of acquisitions and transactions last year grew to 68, their value slipped to approximate...

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    SALESFORCE BOOSTS COMMERCE CLOUD WITH SMART FEATURE SUITE

    Jan 15, 2019

    Salesforce has updated its Commerce Cloud platform, adding AI integration, visual search, and inventory availability services to businesses in the retail sector.Through these new additions to the company’s e-commerce marketing platform, businesses can connect with customers throughout their entire b...

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    GDPR AND THE CLOUD

    Jan 14, 2019

    With cloud computing becoming more widespread, the ways businesses migrate their data to the cloud as part of their digital transformation programmes are becoming hotly-monitored.This is especially true since the introduction of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May last year.But...

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    VMWARE PARTNERS CTC MALAYSIA TO DRIVE CLOUD ADOPTION THROUGH 'AS-A-SERVICE' PRODUCTS

    Jan 14, 2019

    VMware entered into a partnership with Malaysian IT products provider CTC Global (CTC Malaysia) to drive cloud adoption and help Malaysian enterprises in their digital transformation journeys. As VMware’s first transformation partner in Malaysia, CTC Malaysia can offer cloud services through an “as-...

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    MOST ORGANIZATIONS ARE MIGRATING DATA FOR ERP APPS TO THE CLOUD

    Jan 14, 2019

    According to a Cloud Security Alliance survey, 69 percent of organizations are migrating data for popular ERP applications to the cloud, moving to major cloud infrastructure-as-a-service providers, with the overwhelming majority, almost 90 percent, stating that these applications are business-critic...

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    MICROSOFT WINS $1.76B CONTRACT TO SUPPLY CLOUD SERVICES TO PENTAGON

    Jan 14, 2019

    Microsoft Corp. has landed a huge $1.76 billion cloud computing contract from the U.S. Department of Defense under which it will provide an array of services to several agencies over the next five years.The contract, which runs until January 2024, calls for Microsoft to supply cloud services to the ...

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    ASPEN MESH BETA NOW AVAILABLE FOR MICROSERVICE INFRASTRUCTURES

    Jan 13, 2019

    F5 Networks has announced the launch of Aspen Mesh, an open public beta of its fully supported service mesh built on Istio. As companies move to a model where applications are continuously developed and deployed, they are leveraging microservices to effectively build and manage them. However, this o...

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    BUILDING A WALL AROUND THE CLOUD: WHY CHINA WILL SOON BE A VERY IMPORTANT CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET

    Jan 13, 2019

    Cloud computing was invented by American tech companies. By the end of the next decade, it might be the domain of Chinese tech companies.Like many other tech revolutions kicked off inside the U.S., cloud computing is taking China by storm as its startups mature and its big conglomerates update their...

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    HAVING A HEAD IN THE CLOUDS COULD BE SECRET TO SALESFORCE SUCCESS

    Jan 13, 2019

    One of the most important technological advances in recent years has been the development of cloud computing, and San Francisco-based Salesforce.com is leading this paradigm change in the way software is being designed and delivered.Founded in 1999, it has established itself as a leading cloud appli...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE RECOVERS FROM OUTAGE

    Jan 11, 2019

    Microsoft Azure's UK South storage region suffered an outage yesterday, just a day after the company debuted its Azure Data Box Disk.Just after lunchtime, customers started reporting their services were down. Some said their Azure accounts were unavailable, while others said they could only see a sp...

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    BAIDU CLOUD LAUNCHES ITS OPEN-SOURCE EDGE COMPUTING PLATFORM

    Jan 10, 2019

    At CES, the Chinese tech giant Baidu today announced OpenEdge, its open-source edge computing platform. At its core, OpenEdge is the local package component of Baidu’s existing Intelligent Edge (BIE) commercial offering and obviously plays well with that service’s components for managing edge nodes...

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    CLOUD TAKE-UP GROWING 32% YEAR-ON-YEAR

    Jan 10, 2019

    The UK cloud market is growing faster than ever, with vendor revenues swelling by 32% in 2018, passing $250 billion for the first time, according to Synergy Research’s latest figures.The most accelerated growth happened in the IaaS and PaaS sub-sectors, with 50% growth reported apiece in just 12 mon...

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    EQUINIX CEO: INTERCONNECTION BIZ BOOMING, EDGE REMAINS ‘REAL, STRATEGIC QUESTION’

    Jan 10, 2019

    Equinix’s software-defined interconnection platform now has some 13,000 virtual connections, according to Equinix CEO Charles Meyers.Meyers, who gave a keynote at the Citi 2019 Global TMT West Conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday, said the company’s interconnection business is booming.“The Equinix Clo...

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    2019 DATA CENTER DRIVERS: KUBERNETES, CLOUD, ML, FILE SYSTEM STORAGE

    Jan 10, 2019

    If 2019 is anything like the previous year, there will be a renewed push for modernization in the data center to alleviate the management complexity, handle the scalability requirements and achieve an improved ROI. We will see storage systems improve to handle the rise in containerized environments,...

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    AMAZON'S CLOUD AND ADVERTISING BUSINESSES COULD LIFT PROFITS

    Jan 09, 2019

    Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock was the subject of rosy commentary by two analysts this week. Both analysts believe shares have meaningful upside in 2019, citing the company's fast-growing cloud-computing and advertising businesses as key catalysts.Though e-commerce accounts for the bulk of Amazon's ...

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    ZTE RISES ABOVE POLITICAL WOES WITH CORE 5G NETWORK CLAIM

    Jan 09, 2019

    China’s mobile operators are gearing up to launch commercial 5G services in 2020, and domestic vendors Huawei and ZTE have been busy ensuring that those 5G networks will pass muster when it comes to technological robustness and standards compliance.In China, at least, it would seem that the two vend...

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    FROST & SULLIVAN APPLAUDS VMWARE FOR GLOBAL SD-WAN MARKET LEADERSHIP

    Jan 09, 2019

    Frost & Sullivan recognized VMware with the 2018 Global Market Leadership Award for capturing the highest share of the SD-WAN market based on a recent analysis of the global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market by Frost & Sullivan.VMware acquired VeloCloud in 2017 for its strong cloud-...

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    3CLOUD ACHIEVES SOC 2 TYPE II CERTIFICATION

    Jan 09, 2019

    3Cloud, a leading Microsoft Azure consulting and managed services firm, has received the SOC 2 Type II attestation report and certification. The SOC 2 Type II attestation report, issued by Plante Moran, an independent CPA firm, confirms that 3Cloud has met the standards established by the American I...

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    IT’S TIME TO DIVERSIFY YOUR CLOUD PORTFOLIO – OR BANK ON FAILURE

    Jan 09, 2019

    You don’t have to be a Wall Street professional to understand the reasons to invest in more than one company. So, why would a business choose a strategy of investing in a single cloud? It doesn’t make sense in today’s marketplace.Initially, cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, AWS or Google Cloud w...

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    HIT THINK HOW THE SHIFT TO THE CLOUD COULD AFFECT 3 DATA SECURITY TRENDS

    Jan 09, 2019

    The year 2018 proved to be unlike any other for security professionals. From high-profile breaches and heavy government scrutiny to new data privacy regulations, the year ended up being quite eventful.A key theme from 2018 was the ongoing rise of cloud adoption. Organizations everywhere are continui...

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    AMAZON REPORTEDLY EYEING CLOUDENDURE TO STEP UP BACKUP, CLOUD MIGRATION EXPERTISE

    Jan 08, 2019

    Amazon is reportedly planning to snap up one of its Marketplace partners, Israeli cloud computing company CloudEndure, to boost its backup and cloud migration chops.Amazon is expected to close the deal to buy CloudEndure, a cloud startup founded in 2012, for an estimated $250 million over the next c...

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    SIGNIFICANT ADVANCES IN SECURITY, AI, CLOUD AND BLOCKCHAIN EXPECTED IN ‘19

    Jan 08, 2019

    If 2018 was the year of the data breach, the thinking among many IT pros is that this will be the year companies take concrete steps to prevent future breaches.That was the sentiment among tech professionals who took part in a recent @IDGTechTalk Twitter chat about enterprise tech trends for 2019.In...

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    GLOBAL CLOUD MARKET HIT $250BN IN 2018: SLOWER GROWTH NATURAL BUT BOOM ‘WILL CONTINUE’

    Jan 08, 2019

    As a new year dawns, it marks the perfect time to assess the industry landscape. According to the latest note from Synergy Research, 2018 saw the cloud market hit $250 billion (£196bn) globally, with a 32% annual growth.While plenty of the critical acclaim goes on the public cloud infrastructure sid...

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    FOUR CLOUD SECURITY PREDICTIONS FOR 2019: CONTAINERISATION, LOAD BALANCERS, AND MORE

    Jan 08, 2019

    The cloud is a vital part of any enterprise infrastructure. The convenience of having a database that can be accessed from any location has dramatically improved efficiency within workforces. While many companies had previously been afraid of making the move, as the open nature of the cloud makes it...

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    IBM ENDS 2018 WITH 9,100 PATENTS UNDER ITS BELT

    Jan 08, 2019

    IBM announced Tuesday (Jan. 8) that it received 9,100 patents last year, marking the 26th year in a row in which it led in terms of U.S. patents.In a press release, Armonk, New York-based IBM said it led the industry in terms of artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, security and quantum com...

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    FIRE(CRACKER) SALE AT AWS: UP TO 50% LOPPED OFF CONTAINER COMPUTE ENGINE FARGATE

    Jan 08, 2019

    Amazon has taken an axe to the pricing of its containers-for-dummies service Fargate with costs for the on-demand engine dropping by up to 50 per cent.In a move that has nothing to do with competing platforms, such as Microsoft's Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), honest, and everything to with the ope...

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    REPORTS: AMAZON TO ACQUIRE DISASTER RECOVERY STARTUP CLOUDENDURE FOR UP $250M

    Jan 08, 2019

    Amazon.com Inc. is reportedly in the process of buying CloudEndure Ltd., an Israeli disaster recovery startup that counts Dell Technologies Inc. as an investor.Anonymous tipsters told TechCrunch today that the transaction is valued at around $200 million. Earlier reports that appeared in the Israeli...

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    2019 THE YEAR CITRIX GOES WELL BEYOND VIRTUALIZATION, SAYS CHANNEL CHIEF

    Jan 07, 2019

    Last year was a year of significant change for Citrix and according to the company’s channel chief Craig Stillwell, the successful shift to a subscription cloud-based business model is good news for partners heading into 2019.“We’ve moved into this era where app and desktop virtualization is the pre...

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    BLOCKCHAIN CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNED BY CONSENSYS AND AMD

    Jan 07, 2019

    New York-based blockchain specialist ConsenSys is partnering with semiconductor producer AMD and Abu Dhabi-based investment firm Halo to develop a blockchain cloud computing infrastructure. In a press release, ConsenSys announced that the three companies will be working together to create W3BCLOUD,...

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    HOW BLUESCAPE PUTS NEW SPIN ON COLLABORATION USING MAP 'CANVAS'

    Jan 05, 2019

    The history of collaboration technology in the enterprise is riddled with failures and false promises. From the first email services through Lotus Notes, 1990s "groupware" suites and 2000s corporate intranets, technology solutions have usually come up short, often getting in the way of real collabor...

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    MIPS GOES OPEN SOURCE, CHALLENGES ARM AND RISC-V

    Jan 04, 2019

    MIPS has had a long, strange trip over the past few decades, from when the silicon technology was first used by Silicon Graphics in the mid-1980s to build the first multiprocessor server. Since then it has been bought by SGI, which spun it out in the late 1990s when Intel-based servers began to domi...

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    HOW APPLICATIONS CONTAINER REVENUE WILL REACH $4.3 BILLION: GROWTH DRIVERS AND TRENDS

    Jan 04, 2019

    The global market for server virtualization technologies has experienced relatively low growth as more CIOs and CTOs consider alternative approaches to support their developer's need for agile IT infrastructure deployment. While some early adopters are experimenting with 'serverless' solutions, the ...

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    LACK OF SECURITY STRATEGIES HAMPERING CLOUD IMPLEMENTATIONS

    Jan 04, 2019

    BUSINESSES must put in place cyber-security strategy amid an escalation of hackers and perpetrators of ransomware attacks.This is according to an industry executive as private, public and hybrid cloud solutions grow in popularity and the shift to cloud apps make migration easier for businesses.While...

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    T-MOBILE US MEASURES 5G AWARENESS WITH NEW CONSUMER INDEX

    Jan 04, 2019

    As it sits around waiting for regulatory approval to close on its $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint, T-Mobile US seems to have come up with a fine idea to fill the time: find out what American citizens really think about 5G by launching a new quarterly study on the new technology and its wider...

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    AMAZON ANNOUNCES A BLOCKCHAIN QUANTUM LEDGER AND AWS MANAGED BLOCKCHAIN

    Jan 03, 2019

    Amazon, the multinational retail company recently announced two services that will employ blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). Very positive news for the ecosystem as adoption by a giant like the Amazon will boost blockchain towards mainstream adoption.The official announcement by the...

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    SAAS BUSINESS MODELS ANALYZED

    Jan 03, 2019

    Computer software has traditionally been sold to customers as standalone software packages that installed from a physical drive using tapes and floppies then CD and DVD ROMS. These software packages or applications would run locally on a computer and the data would be stored on the hard drive of the...

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    RYUK RANSOMWARE BLAMED FOR ATTACK ON CLOUD PROVIDER

    Jan 03, 2019

    US-based cloud hosting provider DataResolution.net is in the process of recovering its systems after getting hit by the Ryuk ransomware over the winter holidays.News of the apparently profit-motivated hack, yet to be publicly acknowledged by the Microsoft hosting partner, was broken by investigative...

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    IRELAND’S FIRST INTEGRATED CLOUD SERVICE UNVEILED

    Jan 03, 2019

    Novi, the IT and cloud service provider, has announced the launch of Novi OneCloud, following a €150,000 software development investment.Ireland’s first integrated cloud service allows customers to aggregate multiple cloud solutions from the world’s leading vendors in a secure environment designed t...

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    HOW SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTERS ARE ADAPTING TO THE CLOUD ERA

    Jan 03, 2019

    As more and more critical business functions depart the on-premises environment for the cloud, security operations centers (SOCs) face tough challenges in keeping up with the changes and monitoring the new environments. Some rely on vendor-provided management and security tools, some use third-party...

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    USING AMAZON AWS AND NEED TO BECOME SOC 2 COMPLIANT? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW FROM THE SOC 2 CLOUD EXPERTS AT NDNB

    Jan 02, 2019

    Businesses are building and deploying a wide variety of cloud computing platforms within AWS – such as SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS – and are also being asked for annual SOC 2 Type 1 and Type 2 reporting. Here’s what service organizations need to know now about becoming SOC 2 compliant when using Amazon AWS...

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    NICHE CLOUD PROVIDER DATA RESOLUTION STILL RESOLVING CHRISTMAS MALWARE ATTACK

    Jan 02, 2019

    Cloud hosting provider Data Resolution was briefly locked out of its own domain over the Christmas holiday break and was still working Wednesday to restore operations for many of its customers.The San Juan Capistrano, Calif.-based company saw its systems infected on Christmas Eve by Ryuk—the same ma...

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    PROTECTING PRIVATE DATA IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS WITH NEW ENCRYPTION APPROACHES

    Jan 02, 2019

    The data center transformation to software-defined technologies started with virtualization of compute resources, and today has emerged to hyper-convergence of compute/storage.The use of encryption has been an important approach in protecting sensitive information both at rest in organizations and a...

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    THE CLOUD IN 2019 - OUR PREDICTIONS

    Jan 01, 2019

    If I was to put money on what would be the biggest cloud trend for 2019, edge computing would be a sure bet. Companies have already started vying for early control of this lucrative market, said to be worth up to $21 billion by 2025 according to some reports. In fact, billions of dollars have alread...

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    SERVERLESS AND KNATIVE UNDERLINE CLOUD NATIVE EVOLUTION

    Dec 28, 2018

    Serverless computing played an interesting subplot at the recent KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 event in Seattle, where a number of keynotes and panels were dedicated to the topic of how these systems will impact the evolution of cloud native.Most of the attention, not surprisingly, cen...

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    NETWORKING VENDORS JUMP ON 400GBE IN 2018

    Dec 28, 2018

    The IEEE standard for 400 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) was approved in December 2017. And prior to that, 400GbE had already garnered some attention. For instance, in March 2017 AT&T was able to establish a 400GbE connection between New York and Washington, D.C.400GbE is four times as fast as 100 gig Ether...

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    DELL RUNS THE GAUNTLET TO ACHIEVE ITS GOAL OF GOING PUBLIC

    Dec 27, 2018

    It took Michael Dell 12 months of battling shareholders — and ultimately paying them about $14 billion. But assuming all goes smoothly over the next 24 hours, on Friday Dell Technologies, the largest privately held tech company, will once again become a public company.For Dell Technologies, 2018 was...

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    PING AN TECHNOLOGY VIES FOR CHINA’S CLOUD MARKET LEADERSHIP, TAKING ON ALIBABA AND TENCENT

    Dec 27, 2018

    Ping An Technology, a subsidiary of China’s second-largest life insurer, is revving up infrastructure expansion to bolster its cloud computing service with the aim to become a market leader in the mainland in three to five years. William Fang Guowei, chief technology officer of Ping An Tech, told th...

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    FIVE CHANGES IN CLOUD COMPUTING EVERY CEO SHOULD KNOW

    Dec 27, 2018

    The advent of cloud computing is one of the most significant shifts in information technology of our time, especially for businesses. But like the real clouds moving across the horizon, the technology is constantly shifting. Here are five of the biggest changes in cloud computing every CEO should be...

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    HOW TO MATCH A CLOUD SERVICE FOR ALL YOUR DEVICES

    Dec 25, 2018

    It’s getting hard to unbox without a signup: Few new gadgets let you get past their welcome screens without inviting you to subscribe to a cloud-storage service to augment their storage and backup their data.If all of your devices are from one company or run on software from the same firm, that deci...

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    BFSI HAS BEEN FASTEST ADOPTER OF CLOUD IN INDIA, SAYS NUTANIX OFFICIAL

    Dec 24, 2018

    India is set to lead the world in hybrid cloud usage and adoption over the next two years, according to a new study by enterprise cloud computing firm, Nutanix. The adoption of hybrid cloud workloads in India will more than triple from 13% today to 43% in the coming 24 months. “This is great news fo...

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    PRIVATE CLOUD SERVER MARKET ANALYSIS, NEW INNOVATION AND CURRENT BUSINESS TRENDS BY 2023

    Dec 24, 2018

    Cloud computing model consists of the private cloud that pertains a secure and distinct cloud-based environment in which only particular members can operate. Unlike another cloud service, a private cloud provides computing power as a service under a virtualized environment by the help of an underlyi...

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    EXPLORE CLOUD COMPUTING IN INDUSTRIAL IOT MARKET REPORT

    Dec 24, 2018

    The Cloud Computing in Industrial IoT Market is expected to reach +18% CAGR during forecast period 2018-2022. Cloud computing in IoT both serve to increase efficiency in everyday tasks and both have a complementary relationship. The IoT generates massive amounts of data, and cloud computing provides...

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    DIRTY TRICKS SURROUND BIDDING FOR PENTAGON CLOUD-COMPUTING CONTRACT

    Dec 23, 2018

    A salacious dossier, a mystery client with an alias — they’re all part of the dirty-tricks campaigns unleashed over the last 10 months as some of the U.S.’ technology giants battle to win a $10 billion cloud-computing contract that the Pentagon plans to award to a single company, Bloomberg reports.A...

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    2019 PREDICTIONS IN ENTERPRISE CLOUD

    Dec 22, 2018

    As organisations strive to accelerate and scale their application development and releases they are increasingly turning Kubernetes to enable their cloud-native applications and to modernise their IT infrastructure. Kubernetes is the most transformational cloud technology today and in 2019 it’ll bec...

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    THE BUSINESS INSIGHTS HIDDEN IN YOUR CLOUD APPS

    Dec 21, 2018

    The cloud business is booming. Organizations want to take advantage of the cost savings, increased efficiencies, and greater productivity. In the process, they take on a hoard of additional data due to increased user activity. This introduces a whole slew of potential issues related to security and ...

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    HOW TO BACKUP TO THE CLOUD WITH A WAN DATA ACCELERATION LAYER

    Dec 21, 2018

    Software-Defined WANs (SD-WANs) are, along with artificial intelligence, the talk of the town, but they have their limitations for fast cloud back-up and restore. However, before SD-WANs organisations had to cope with conventional wide area networks – just plain old WANs – with all applications, ban...

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    TCS OFFERS PRIVATE CLOUD TO ENTERPRISES IN CANADA

    Dec 20, 2018

    Indian IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Wednesday unveiled a new private cloud in Canada to help enterprises move into the digital space."Our enterprise cloud platform is a dynamic solution stack that provides multiple and flexible options, including IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service...

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    US INDICTS CHINESE HACKERS IN MSP NETWORK SCHEME

    Dec 20, 2018

    The U.S. Justice Department today charged two Chinese-state-sponsored hackers that it says infiltrated managed service provider (MSP) networks and stole companies’ intellectual property and sensitive data. While the U.S. government didn’t name any of the companies whose networks were compromised, Re...

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    CANADA’S COREL ACQUIRES DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION COMPANY PARALLELS, FINANCIAL TERMS NOT DISCLOSED

    Dec 20, 2018

    Corel Corporation is acquiring privately held Parallels, best known for its Parallels Desktop for Mac virtualization software.Ottawa-based Corel announced the purchase of the Bellevue, Wash.-headquartered Parallels Thursday morning. Financial terms were not disclosed. Rumors of the pending acquisiti...

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    ERICSSON TURNAROUND COULD LIMIT GROWTH POTENTIAL, SAYS TBR

    Dec 20, 2018

    Ericsson’s turnaround plans may be working, but analysts fear the vendor’s aggressive push to cut costs and focus on the 5G RAN space could limit its future.“Though Ericsson’s focused strategy has proved to be a viable approach to stabilize the company, return it to profitability, and provide increm...

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    ORGANISATIONS ARE STILL FAR OFF FROM RELYING ON A SINGLE PUBLIC CLOUD

    Dec 20, 2018

    In an effort to better how companies are managing their workloads in the cloud, LogicMonitor surveyed 135 cloud professionals at this year's AWS re:Invent conference.The survey revealed that more than half of respondents are utilising multiple public cloud platforms and 11 per cent have hybrid workl...

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    PHISHING CAMPAIGN TARGETS FINANCE EMPLOYEES WITH RATS DOWNLOADED FROM GOOGLE CLOUD STORAGE

    Dec 19, 2018

    A recently discovered phishing campaign has been targeting financial sector employees in the U.S. and UK with remote access trojan payloads stored on a Google Cloud Storage domain.In a company blog post today, researchers from Menlo Security’s Menlo Labs division report that the campaign seeks to in...

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    CONTAINERS ARE POISED TO QUASH VMWARE IN 2019

    Dec 19, 2018

    Enterprise application development has reached a tipping point. I predict in 2019 new enterprise application development will rapidly shift away from legacy virtual machines (VMs) and strongly toward containers and Kubernetes container orchestration. VMware’s hypervisor-based business model is now u...

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    MICROSOFT IS HIKING COMMERCIAL CLOUD PRICES FOR AUSTRALIANS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Microsoft will increase the price of commercial cloud products next year by as much as 8 percent, including Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics.The new prices will come into effect from 1 January 2019 and will apply to all commercial cloud products sold via volume licensing agreements. This includes comm...

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    MICROSOFT’S CLOUD DESKTOP DEBUT DELAYED

    Dec 19, 2018

    Microsoft has announced that its Windows Virtual Desktop will debut as a preview in Q1 2019, a slip from its original plan to show off the service in 2018.The service will see Microsoft run hosted desktops in its Azure cloud. News of its existence was a head-turner when announced at Microsoft’s Igni...

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    HATECH & SPOTINST PARTNER TO MINIMIZE CLIENT CLOUD COMPUTING COSTS

    Dec 19, 2018

    At AWS re:Invent HATech announced their latest addition to their partner toolchain, Tel Aviv based SpotInst – a SaaS optimization platform that delivers significant cost reduction while maintaining high availability and performance. This partnership further extends HATech's ability to keep cloud com...

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    PUBLIC SECTOR CLOUD: WHY IS IT DIFFERENT

    Dec 18, 2018

    Cloud computing is something that many businesses now use in one way or another. Business solutions running from the cloud are quite common; in fact, it is now the norm to run solutions such as CRM and HR in the cloud. The use of cloud computing by businesses also extends beyond data storage and ana...

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    REACHING THE TOP: SOLUTION PROVIDER SUPERSTAR 10TH MAGNITUDE ACHIEVES MICROSOFT MSP EXPERT STATUS

    Dec 18, 2018

    10th Magnitude has become the first pure-play Azure partner to achieve Microsoft MSP Expert status, the pinnacle of Microsoft's partner program, Alex Brown, CEO of 10th Magnitude, told CRN. "We are being recognized as a leader in the cloud transformation and outsourced management space," Brown said....

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    VMWARE INC (VMW) ELDER FORCE CREEPS ABOVE ZERO

    Dec 18, 2018

    Vmware Inc (VMW) shares are on watch as the Elder Force line has moved above zero. The indicator was created by Alexander Elder in a book titled “Trading for a Living”. The scale fluctuates above and below zero, providing insight on the power of a stock movement based on direction and magnitude of...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Dec 18, 2018

    Cloud computing has existed since the dawn of the internet, but only in recent years has it become a household term. Anyone who has touched a computer, tablet or smartphone over the last decade is regularly using cloud services.Whenever we scroll through Facebook or Twitter, watch streaming videos, ...

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    VMWARE RELEASES A BETTER CLOUD FOUNDATION FOR MSPS

    Dec 18, 2018

    VMware has emitted a major release of its Cloud Foundation product that managed service providers will appreciate, and which also shows a lot of love for HP Enterprise.Cloud Foundation is VMware’s bundle of all the products it feels is needed to create a hybrid cloud. It therefore includes vSphere f...

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    BAIDU RESTRUCTURES TO FOCUS ON AI AND CLOUD COMPUTING

    Dec 18, 2018

    Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) and search engine giant Baidu plans to restructure, helping it solidify its foundation in AI and raise its stakes in cloud computing, our sister site TechNode Chinese is reporting.The announcement was made in an internal letter written by Robin Li, CEO of the com...

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    CONVERGENCE OF BIG DATA, IOT AND CLOUD COMPUTING FOR BETTER FUTURE

    Dec 18, 2018

    With digital transformation, technologies such as big data, IoT and cloud storage are on the topmost agenda of all the businesses. Each of these technologies is no longer a sophisticated ‘nice to have’ technology. They have become a necessity. Although the three distinct technologies evolved indepen...

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    HOW AI AND ML CAN IMPROVE EXPLODING CLOUD COMPUTING NEEDS

    Dec 18, 2018

    Businesses and prosumers create colossal amounts of data every single day. According to a study by Domo, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are generated daily, with no signs of slowing down. Many users have begun to rely on cloud solutions for their file storage and/or data backup, but the cloud isn’t p...

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    THERE'S 'NO WAY' CUSTOMERS WOULD MIGRATE FROM ORACLE TO AMAZON DATABASE SOFTWARE, ELLISON SAYS

    Dec 18, 2018

    Oracle is still swinging in the battle for the database market though the race to own the cloud appears to belong to Amazon Web Services. "In terms of technology, there is no way that someone can move — a normal person would move from an Oracle database to an Amazon database," said Larry Ellison, ch...

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    HERE'S WHAT VMWARE PAID FOR KUBERNETES STARTUP HEPTIO

    Dec 17, 2018

    VMware paid $550 million to acquire Kubernetes startup Heptio -- more than ten times Heptio's total funding -- in a deal that closed last week, as VMware seeks to enhance its multicloud toolkit. VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Heptio for cash and assumed unv...

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    UK CLOUD ADOPTION OUTPACING THE EU AVERAGE

    Dec 17, 2018

    The UK is the sixth largest cloud user among European Union (EU) countries, up one place four years ago, according to research. British enterprises boast a relatively high rate of cloud adoption, with 41.9% of organisations adopting some form of cloud service, against an EU average of 26.2%. Cloud s...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD SAYS IT WON'T SELL GENERAL FACIAL RECOGNITION SOFTWARE

    Dec 17, 2018

    Google Cloud has announced that it will not sell general-purpose AI-driven facial recognition technology until the technology is polished and concerns over data protection and privacy have been addressed in law."Google has long been committed to the responsible development of AI. These principles gu...

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    DATA WAREHOUSE VIRTUALIZATION PLATFORM COMPANY ATSCALE RAISES $50 MILLION

    Dec 17, 2018

    AtScale, a San Mateo, California-based data warehouse virtualization platform company, announced that it has raised $50 million in Series D funding led by Morgan Stanley. AtScale’s previous investors Storm Ventures, Wells Fargo, and Atlantic Bridge also participated in this round.With this round of ...

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    YOU'VE GOT 99 PROBLEMS WHEN IT COMES TO PUBLIC CLOUD COMPLIANCE – BUT CRYPTOJACKING MAY NOT BE ONE

    Dec 14, 2018

    If cloud is part of the conversation for organisational digital change, then cloud security will forever be not far behind. According to new research from Unit 42, compliance needs to be stepped up, yet cryptojacking may be on the decline.The company – the threat intelligence arm of Palo Alto Networ...

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    WHAT CROWDSOURCED DATA CAN DO FOR BUSINESS

    Dec 14, 2018

    As we enter what is widely billed as another generational shift in computing, we are adopting the cloud-computing model of networked datacentre IT to drive the way all our software applications work. From this wider, deeper, thicker and altogether more algorithmically intelligent backbone, we can bu...

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    DATAWATCH ENABLES DIY DATA SCIENCE WITH SWARM 2.2

    Dec 13, 2018

    Any IT manager knows that it’s difficult to find and hire enterprise data scientists who can write good analytics queries, interpret the results clearly and efficiently, and also be able to explain important trends to C-level execs and business analysts.Along those same lines, who’d have thought tha...

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    IF YOU’RE PLANNING A MAJOR MOVE TO THE CLOUD – ASK THESE 13 QUESTIONS FIRST

    Dec 13, 2018

    As the calendar turns to 2019, the rapid pace at which businesses are migrating their on-premises networks to the cloud continues unabated, with line items for cloud-based applications and cloud infrastructure now ranking among the three highest IT spending priorities, according to figures from Comp...

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    AWS CLOUD STORAGE: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND INSIGHT

    Dec 13, 2018

    AWS is clearly the leader in the cloud computing market, including the cloud storage market. Even in the highly competitive public cloud market, AWS is considered a top choice in application development, analytics, Internet of Things (IoT) applications, cloud-native applications and general business...

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    AMAZON OPEN NEW AWS REGION IN SWEDEN

    Dec 13, 2018

    Amazon Web Services has launched a new availability region in Sweden. The region consists of three data centres built within an hour’s train travel from Stockholm.AWS regions are locations where Amazons cloud-based infrastructure is located. Regions are made up of a few ‘Availability Zones’ which ar...

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    CHINA’S AI RESEARCH STILL BEHIND THE WEST, BUT NOT FOR LONG

    Dec 13, 2018

    Significant government investment has allowed for a surge in the number of AI research papers being published in China, helping the country to close the gap between western rivals in terms of research contribution.China is still lagging behind the US and UK in terms of significant contributions and ...

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    APPLICATION VIRTUALIZATION MARKET PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND SHARE FORECASTED TO 2024

    Dec 13, 2018

    The “Application Virtualization Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024” report covers the overall and all-inclusive analysis of the Application Virtualization Market with all its factors that have an impact on market growth. This report is anchored on ...

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    GOOGLE AUSTRALIA CERTIFIED TO RUN GOVT CLOUD WORKLOADS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Google Australia has finally landed on the Australian government’s certified cloud services list (CCSL), gaining permission to store and run unclassified workloads.The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) said this week that the Google Cloud Platform had been added, “increasing the options availa...

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    SYMANTEC AND FORTINET TEAM UP TO DELIVER COMPREHENSIVE CLOUD SECURITY SERVICE

    Dec 12, 2018

    Cyber security firms Symantec and Fortinet have announced an expansive partnership that aims to deliver comprehensive security services across endpoint, network and cloud environments.As part of the deal, Fortinet’s FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) will be integrated into Symantec’s cloud-d...

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    FEARS MOUNT AROUND RUSSIAN INFLUENCE OVER PENTAGON CLOUD DATA CONTRACT

    Dec 12, 2018

    AWS is leading the bid for the Pentagon's multi-billion dollar JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) contract to store sensitive military data such as nuclear launch codes in a commercial cloud. AWS also has a partnership with C5 Group, a company bearing connections to a sanctioned Russian...

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    AMAZON WILL IMPROVE ITS CLOUD EFFICIENCY USING ARM-BASED PROCESSOR

    Dec 11, 2018

    Amazon is deploying an ARM-based Graviton processor to improve its cloud-based computing services. As per the Seattle-based company, this will lead to cost savings of up to 45% for "scale-out" services.Amazon became the world’s biggest player in cloud computing via Amazon Web Services (AWS) which is...

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    CLOUD SELLING: STOP SELLING NEW STUFF THE OLD WAY

    Dec 11, 2018

    The time to mull over whether selling cloud is right for your business has long passed; it's not a requirement. But there's still right and wrong ways to sell cloud."The most important thing you can learn is to stop selling and delivering new stuff the old way," Karl Palachuk, author and consultant ...

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    WHAT CEOS REALLY WANT FROM BLOCKCHAIN, OTHER EMERGING TECH

    Dec 11, 2018

    Enterprise IT long has been described as an expense center that eventually will cut costs. So it's no wonder CIOs, CTOs and data center managers often wince at such statements and mutter: “My CEO doesn’t really want to hear that.”Back when I first started covering technology as a reporter in the lat...

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    FCC INVESTIGATES WIRELESS COVERAGE CHEATING BY TELECOM CARRIERS

    Dec 11, 2018

    The Federal Communications Commission has announced that it’s putting on hold a $4.53 billion payout to wireless broadband providers while it investigates charges that a major U.S. carrier has overstated its wireless coverage. The FCC grants are intended to help cover the cost for wireless providers...

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    CIENA, JUNIPER LEAD DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT MARKET, DELL’ORO SAYS

    Dec 11, 2018

    Data center interconnect (DCI) equipment revenue will increase 85 percent over the next five years. It will jump from $2.7 billion in 2017 to $5.1 billion in 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group’s first DCI report. This represents a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13 percent.But while r...

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    LOOKING FORWARD TO THE FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING

    Dec 11, 2018

    Imagine a world where anyone in your organisation can source computing capacity automatically and use this resource to run technology-led projects that will help disrupt your business for the better. That’s the vision for the development of vloud computing during the next decade. Movement towards th...

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    HOW CNCF IS GROWING THE CLOUD LANDSCAPE AT KUBECON

    Dec 11, 2018

    Thousands of developers, vendors and end users alike are descending on Seattle from Dec. 11-13 for the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America event. They are all here to learn and talk about the growing cloud-native landscape, anchored by the Kubernetes container orchestration system.Among those at ...

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    WHY THE CLOUD-NATIVE MARKET IS EXPANDING AT KUBECON

    Dec 11, 2018

    The KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America event is a beacon for news, with vendors showcasing their wares and making multiple announcements.KubeCon + CloudNativeCon runs from Dec. 11 -13 and has brought 8,000 attendees and over 187 vendors in the exhibit hall. Kubernetes itself is part of the Cloud...

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    THE 15-YEAR ODYSSEY BEHIND VMWARE'S ASCENT TO CORPORATE GREATNESS

    Dec 10, 2018

    It is no secret Palo Alto’s VMware is one of the great American corporate successes of the 21st century. Created in 1998 by cofounders Diane Greene, a MIT-trained engineer, her husband Mendel Rosenblum, a computer science professor at Stanford, and three others, VMware began with an idea to increase...

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    TWISTLOCK INTRODUCES HYBRID CLOUD, KUBERNETES AND SERVERLESS CAPABILITIES IN 18.11

    Dec 10, 2018

    Twistlock announced the latest release of its container and cloud-native security platform with new support and features for hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless. This is the company’s 15th major release in the last three years.“Since we shipped the first version of Twistlock in 2015 we’ve worked...

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    HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: REINVIGORATING THE DATA CENTRE FOR THE CLOUD ERA

    Dec 10, 2018

    Australian businesses have long been recognised as leaders in the adoption of cloud services and the migration of core infrastructure to cloud platforms.Yet as ambitious ‘cloud-first’ programs are executed, performance and complexity issues have led many organisations to embrace the middle ground – ...

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    HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: REINVIGORATING THE DATA CENTRE FOR THE CLOUD ERA

    Dec 10, 2018

    Australian businesses have long been recognised as leaders in the adoption of cloud services and the migration of core infrastructure to cloud platforms.Yet as ambitious ‘cloud-first’ programs are executed, performance and complexity issues have led many organisations to embrace the middle ground – ...

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    IS IT TIME FOR CLOUD NATIVE OPEN SOURCE?

    Dec 10, 2018

    Fourteen years ago a book seller out of Seattle quietly launched its first web service and in doing so laid a foundation for the very notion of “Cloud Computing”. It is hard to believe now that it took 9 more years for the term “Cloud Native Architecture” to be coined first at Netflix and later popu...

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    VMWARE COMES ON BOARD AS DIAMOND SPONSOR OF ITWEB'S CLOUD SUMMIT 2019

    Dec 10, 2018

    VMware has come on board as diamond sponsor for ITWeb Cloud Summit 2019, to be held on 12 February at The Forum, in Bryanston.Dave Funnell, manager: Cloud Provider at VMware, says each and every business is going through a process of digital transformation to enable them to compete in a market with ...

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    HOW GOOGLE IS IMPROVING KUBERNETES CONTAINER SECURITY

    Dec 10, 2018

    The open-source Kubernetes container orchestration project has become increasingly important in recent years as organizations rely on it to deploy applications. With the increased reliance has come increased scrutiny on security, especially at Google, which hosts a managed Kubernetes service called ...

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    DENODO OFFERS DATA VIRTUALIZATION TEST DRIVE ON MICROSOFT AZURE

    Dec 10, 2018

    Denodo, the leader in data virtualization today announced the availability of a free Test Drive environment on Microsoft Azure. Following on the heels of its recently announced Test Drive on AWS, the newest Denodo Test Drive empowers users to quickly and easily create real-time data delivery without...

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    PACKET AND WASABI JOIN HANDS TO OFFER BETTER CLOUD SERVICES THAN AWS

    Dec 10, 2018

    Cloud and edge computing infrastructure provider Packet, and hot cloud storage firm Wasabi, have joined hands to integrate their respective platforms to offer their customers cloud computing and storage services for less compared to Amazon Web Services (AWS).David Friend, CEO of Wasabi, said: “Amazo...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING 2019: THE CLOUD COMES OF AGE

    Dec 10, 2018

    Cloud computing has moved past its "self-centered teenage years" to become a "turbocharged engine powering digital transformation around the world," states a new Forrester report, "Predictions 2019: Cloud Computing." The research firm predicts that in 2019 the cloud will reach "its more interesting ...

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    EMBRACING HYBRID CLOUDS: Q&A WITH VMWARE VP BERNARD KWOK

    Dec 06, 2018

    Nearly two-thirds of enterprises in developed countries have embraced various cloud computing services and the proportion of them for using hybrid clouds is expected to rise fast to about 90% in two years, according to Bernard Kwok, global vice president and Greater China president at for VMware.Wit...

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    COMCAST LEADS TRELLIS, AN OPEN SOURCE DATA CENTER SWITCHING FABRIC

    Dec 06, 2018

    At the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) Connect event this week, Ron Howald, VP of network architecture at Comcast, copped to the fact that Google forced service providers such as Comcast to find ways to deliver faster internet speeds. “Google had quite a bit to do with setting the bar when they sta...

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    THE RISING COSTS OF CYBERSECURITY ARE DRIVING IT MODERNIZATION

    Dec 06, 2018

    Regardless of size cybersecurity has become a massive source of frustration for organizations all sizes. A greater percentage of IT spending is now being consumed by cybersecurity products and services that while perceived as being critical to the business, don’t in of themselves help a business to ...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD'S SECURITY COMMAND CENTRE ENTERS BETA PHASE

    Dec 06, 2018

    Google Cloud has announced its Cloud Security Command Centre (SCC), previously revealed back in March, is now available in beta to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) customers.The Cloud SCC, according to Google Cloud, is the first of its kind to be offered by a major cloud provider which offers organizatio...

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    SALESFORCE ADDS IOT INSIGHTS INTO CLOUD-POWERED FIELD SERVICE LIGHTNING MOBILE APP

    Dec 06, 2018

    Salesforce's IoT Insights platform is now available as part of its Field Service Lightning, allowing businesses to gain a better understanding of the IoT devices operating with their systems.The addition of IoT Insights means workers out in the field are able to identify and diagnose problems with e...

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    DELL EMC'S TOM BURNS ON SD-WAN STRATEGY WITH VMWARE VELOCLOUD

    Dec 06, 2018

    There's a "huge market opportunity" for Dell EMC partners to leverage the company’s tight partnership with VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud to drive software-defined networking sales and services, said Tom Burns, senior vice president and general manager for networking and solutions for Dell EMC's Inf...

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    THE GOOD TIMES CONTINUE FOR VMWARE, SALESFORCE AND MANY OTHER SOFTWARE NAMES

    Dec 05, 2018

    Virtualization software giant VMware (VMW - Get Report) topped October quarter estimates on the back of 14% annual revenue growth and 17% license revenue growth, and issued January quarter sales guidance that was slightly above consensus (EPS guidance was in-line). More importantly, VMware forecast ...

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    ​CNAB: DOCKER AND MICROSOFT'S CLOUD NATIVE APPLICATION BUNDLE

    Dec 05, 2018

    Installing cloud-native applications can be tricky. The technology is still new enough that finding a cloud-native savvy developer or system administrator can be harder than finding hen's teeth, So, it was that Docker and Microsoft decided to make it easier for everyone with the Cloud Native Applica...

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    COMMENTARY: IN THE FUTURE, CLOUD COMPUTING IS A DISTANT DREAM

    Dec 05, 2018

    Eventually the cloud won’t be able to cope with the billions of devices seeking data storage, and more localised edge technology and devices will be adopted, says one observer. BELFAST: Time travel to the UK in 2025: Harry is a teenager with a smartphone and Pauline is a senior citizen with Alzheime...

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    VMWARE VS. NUTANIX: POONEN AND PANDEY TRADE BARBS IN SOFTWARE-DEFINED SPAT

    Dec 04, 2018

    The gloves are coming off as VMware and Nutanix trade barbs on Twitter over customer mindshare and software-defined market momentum. The back and forth came after Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey told CRN that, "VMware's worried about Nutanix more than they're worried about any other company."VMware COO S...

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    AT&T’S WHITE BOX CELL-SITE ROUTERS GO INTO PRODUCTION CARRYING LIVE TRAFFIC

    Dec 04, 2018

    AT&T says its cell-site white box routers are in a large-scale production test carrying live network traffic. “This is a first for us, and we believe a first for the industry,” said Andre Fuetsch, CTO at AT&T. “Next year, we’re going to start installing these routers in several thousand towers. We t...

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    WHAT IS SERVERLESS COMPUTING AND WHICH ENTERPRISES ARE ADOPTING IT?

    Dec 04, 2018

    Serverless computing is an architecture where code execution is fully managed by a cloud provider, instead of the traditional method of developing applications and deploying them on servers.It means developers don't have to worry about managing, provisioning and maintaining servers when deploying co...

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    VMWARE DEBUTS MULTI-CLOUD PARTNER PORTAL

    Dec 04, 2018

    VMware has launched a new “Cloud Provider Hub” for partners and hopes it will give channel organisations beyond its Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) an easier way to offer its cloud and SaaS services. Like many vendors, VMware has worked hard to develop new SaaS services or make its current products...

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    TOP 5 CHALLENGES OF MONITORING MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

    Dec 04, 2018

    Today’s enterprises use many different clouds, which makes monitoring and management more difficult than ever.For most enterprises, multi-cloud has become the new normal.RightScale’s 2018 State of the Cloud Report found that 81 percent of enterprises are using multiple public or private clouds. In f...

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    HPE CEO ANTONIO NERI 'BULLISH' ON 2019 OUTLOOK WITH INTELLIGENT EDGE, HYBRID IT MOMENTUM

    Dec 04, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Antonio Neri Tuesday said he is bullish on the 2019 outlook with explosive growth in data continuing to drive strong sales of HPE intelligent edge, storage and compute products and HPE's hot selling Greenlake consumption-based platform."Why I am confident about 2019 is...

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    HOW THE ‘SEVERE’ CLOUD SKILLS GAP WILL IMPACT ON COMPANY CULTURE

    Dec 03, 2018

    Another day, another story focused around cloud skillsets – or lack of them. A new survey from artificial intelligence platform provider OpsRamp has found the vast majority of respondents continue to struggle finding the right talent for cloud environments.The research, which was conducted at Gartne...

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    NHS PATIENT RECORDS TO BE STORED IN AWS CLOUD PLATFORM

    Dec 03, 2018

    EMIS Group, one of the UK's major healthcare suppliers, will migrate one of its core services to Amazon's cloud service.EMIS, among other things, make EMIS Web, a flagship product of EMIS's which 56% of all GPs in the country rely on to provide care to patients. The service will be migrated to Amazo...

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    AWS OUTPOSTS INITIATIVE LAUNCHES TO BRING CLOUD HARDWARE ON-PREMISES

    Dec 03, 2018

    Today’s topics include AWS bringing its cloud hardware on premises with AWS Outposts, and Dell resetting user passwords after a website attack.Amazon Web Services unveiled its AWS Outposts initiative at its re:Invent conference last week, in response to businesses telling the company they want their...

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    AWS AIMS TO SPEED AND SIMPLIFY ROBOT DEVELOPMENT

    Dec 03, 2018

    If you’ve ever tried creating a robot (the kind with physical elements) from scratch, you probably have a deep appreciation for what the effort really takes, such as setting up the application development and deployment environment. There’s also a lot of complexity involving hardware, software, netw...

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    MICROSOFT CLOSES WEEK WITH BIGGEST MARKET CAP, SURPASSING APPLE

    Nov 30, 2018

    Microsoft has ended the week as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S., with a surge past fellow tech giant Apple that was buoyed by confidence in the company's fast-growing cloud business."In our opinion Microsoft remains in an enviable position heading into 2019 on the heels of its ...

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    AWS OFFERS HYBRID CLOUD WITH ON-PREM HARDWARE, VMWARE HELP

    Nov 30, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has taken square aim at the data centre by tying in VMware technology and rolling out two new services and on-premise hardware to help customers build and support hybrid clouds.The new service, called Outposts, lets users choose between on premises servers and storage, whic...

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    AWS RE: INVENT: AWS ADDS MORE PROGRAMME LANGUAGES TO LAMBDA

    Nov 29, 2018

    AWS is giving developers the choice to integrate their prefered programming languages into Lambda Runtime API and Lambda Layers.These two new AWS Lambda features enable developers to build custom runtimes and share and manage common code between functions.Making the announcements on stage in Las Veg...

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    QUALCOMM LAUNCHES $100M FUND FOR AI, INVESTS IN FIRST STARTUP

    Nov 29, 2018

    Qualcomm set up a $100 million fund that will invest in startups working on artificial intelligence (AI). The Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund will invest in companies building on-device AI that will be used in autonomous cars, robotics, and machine learning platforms.Qualcomm Investment Director Albert Wa...

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    MICROSOFT UNVEILS RELEASE CANDIDATE 1 FOR AZURE DEVOPS SERVER 2019

    Nov 28, 2018

    Microsoft has released Release Candidate 1 of its new Azure DevOps Server 2019 platform for customers who have special requirements for running Azure DevOps as a self-hosted platform.The new server version is aimed at customers who want to run Azure DevOps on-premises, for users who require a guaran...

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    AWS OUTPOSTS WITH VMWARE: ADMISSION THAT PUBLIC CLOUD IS NOT BE-ALL, END-ALL

    Nov 28, 2018

    Amazon Web Services decision to move firmly into the on-premises server business side by side with VMware with AWS Outposts-branded rack system offerings is an admission that public cloud is not the "be-all, end-all," said solution providers.AWS Outposts -- fully configured compute and storage racks...

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    ONE IN THREE CISOS VIEW CLOUD AS A SECURITY RISK

    Nov 27, 2018

    The cloud may be powering a great deal of business transformation, but many security leaders aren't entirely happy about it, as new research reveals that one-third of CISOs view the cloud as their biggest security risk.According to a study of 250 global CISOs and security leaders conducted by Kasper...

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    AWS ENABLES ISVS TO VALIDATE CONTAINERS, IOT DEVICES

    Nov 27, 2018

    As partners gravitate toward container and Internet of Things practices, Amazon Web Services is looking to enable third-party technology vendors to validate their solutions with its cloud services.At the Global Partner Summit on Tuesday that kicked-off the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS ...

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    AWS, LOCKHEED PARTNERSHIP BRINGS SATELLITES DOWN TO EARTH

    Nov 27, 2018

    Amazon Web Services is teaming with satellite services provider DigitalGlobe and manufacturer Lockheed Martin on a venture to bring satellite data "down to Earth."At AWS Re:Invent here, AWS CEO Andy Jassy announced AWS Ground Station, a new service that will be housed at AWS Cloud Regions around the...

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    MICROSOFT BUYS FSLOGIX TO EXPAND OFFICE 365 DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION

    Nov 27, 2018

    Microsoft has acquired app-provisioning vendor FSLogix to help bolster its recent plans to offer Windows Virtual Desktop services to business customers.FSLogix, which helps IT administrators manage their virtual desktop deployments, will be used by Microsoft to improve the performance of Microsoft O...

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    AWS LOOKS TO SPACE WITH NEW GROUND STATION CLOUD SERVICE

    Nov 27, 2018

    Amazon Web Services is looking to the heavens with a new cloud service intended to "democratize access to space data," AWS CEO Andy Jassy said Tuesday at his company's re:Invent conference.AWS Ground Station, an on-demand satellite communications and data ingestion service for private space companie...

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    NUTANIX XI CLOUD SERVICES ARRIVE WITH IOT, EDGE AND DISASTER RECOVERY FEATURES

    Nov 27, 2018

    Nutanix, the hyper-converged infrastructure pioneer, launched its highly anticipated Xi Cloud Services on Tuesday giving channel partners a powerful toolset to attack new markets like the Internet of Things and disaster recovery as-a-service as the firm’s software push flourishes in 2018. "IoT is a ...

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    CISCO PREDICTS MORE IP TRAFFIC IN NEXT 5 YEARS THAN IN HISTORY OF INTERNET

    Nov 27, 2018

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Traffic on the internet continues to grow at massive scale.Okay, that one’s quite familiar. But I bet you haven’t heard this one: Cisco Systems says that within four years, more IP traffic will cross global networks than in all prior years combined, and that ...

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    ALIBABA RESTRUCTURES TO FOCUS ON CLOUD COMPUTING AND NEW RETAIL

    Nov 26, 2018

    Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group announced on Monday (November 26) a business structure reorganization that will sharpen its focus on cloud computing and new retail businesses. The reshuffle may be the last business restructuring before Jack Ma’s projected retirement in September next year.Danie...

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    WHAT TO EXPECT AWS RE:INVENT 2018

    Nov 26, 2018

    It's a case of Viva Las Vegas for cloud computing this week, as the current king, Amazon Web Services, takes over the casino strip for AWS re:Invent. Will the Amazon e-commerce division will still be heavily busy with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, its technology arm will be welcoming 40,000 people ...

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    HPE STEPS UP COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE CHARGE WITH NEW MESH NETWORK-BASED SIMPLIVITY HYPER-CONVERGED SYSTEM

    Nov 26, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Monday stepped up its composable infrastructure offensive with a slew of breakthrough offerings including a new version of its hot-selling hyper-converged SimpliVity system with a composable mesh network fabric.HPE said the new version of SimpliVity—unveiled at HPE Discove...

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    AMAZON INTROS INTELLIGENT TIERING FOR S3 STORAGE TO OPTIMIZE COST

    Nov 26, 2018

    Amazon on Monday unveiled a new automated cloud storage tiering capability for handling files that have not been accessed for 30 days.Termed S3 Intelligent-Tiering, it allows users to get the benefit of lower-cost long-term storage without having an in-depth understanding of the data's access patter...

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    VMWARE ISSUES CRITICAL SECURITY UPDATE FOR WORKSTATION AND FUSION PRODUCTS

    Nov 26, 2018

    VMware last week issued a security update for its Workstation and Fusion virtual network devices, patching a critical integer overflow vulnerability that, if exploited, could allow unauthorized guests to execute code on the host.Designated CVE-2018-6983, the hypervisor vulnerability is fixed in vers...

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    APPS ASSOCIATES TO OFFER MANAGED SERVICES ON VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Apps Associates LLC, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner specialized in Oracle on AWS workloads today announced it will provide customers a managed services offering for VMware Cloud on AWS and has achieved the VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency. VMware Cloud on AWS delivers VMware’s software-def...

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    VMWARE BRINGS ESXI TO RASPBERRY PI

    Nov 23, 2018

    VMware will show off “Build Zero” of its flagship virtualisation product ESXi running on a Raspberry Pi.The company announced a build of ESXi for ARM CPUs at its VMworld USA conference in August, immediately sparking excitement at the prospect of either running home labs or real workloads on $40 com...

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    HOW DEVOPS AND A HYBRID MODEL CAN MAKE THE MOST OUT OF LEGACY APPLICATIONS

    Nov 22, 2018

    Do you have an application marked with cryptic warning signs and a wealth of cobwebs that is running on legacy hardware hidden away in the back corner of your data centre? If you’re in enterprise IT, chances are high that you do. These old platforms are often considered a bane to IT. More importantl...

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    EDITOR'S CORNER—THE ABCS OF VIRTUALIZATION AND OTHER TERMS ACCORDING TO COMCAST'S GAYDOS

    Nov 21, 2018

    I was hired by FierceTelecom in May with the broad mandate of covering software and virtualization, and it has been a blur ever since.But as we close in on the holiday season, it's time to ask ourselves not just whether we'll duck out of the office party or if brining the turkey is still the way to ...

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    NEW VENDOR MOVES POINT TO GROWING COMFORT WITH COMPLEX MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

    Nov 21, 2018

    Recent announcements from three major healthcare cloud vendors offer an interesting perspective on where the technology is trending. ClearDATA, which focuses on security in the healthcare cloud, scooped up $26 million this week in a new round of financing to help it innovate its products and fuel gr...

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    IF YOU'RE USING DELL EMC AVAMAR, EVEN IN VMWARE'S VSPHERE, YOU NEED TO GRAB AND INSTALL THESE SECURITY UPDATES

    Nov 21, 2018

    Get patching: data protection offerings in the Dell EMC Avamar range have four exploitable security bugs – one enabling remote code execution – and VMware's inherited the vulnerabilities, with fixes now available.The first two bugs were described in this post on the Full Disclosure mailing list on T...

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    THE FUSION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND CLOUD COMPUTING

    Nov 21, 2018

    Probably there is no such industry where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has not been a part of. Ranging from healthcare to travel and tourism, we all have witnessed how AI is transforming all fields giving ease of life to every individual. This growth is driving genuine change wherein the overall spen...

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    MICROSOFT BUYS FSLOGIX TO BOOST OFFICE 365 VIRTUALISATION PERFORMANCE

    Nov 21, 2018

    Microsoft has acquired app provisioning firm FSLogix to improve the speed of user profile loading in applications including Outlook and OneDrive.The solution has been engineered for multi-cloud environments and it will significantly improve the user experience, Microsoft’s Brad Anderson, CVP, Micros...

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    PURE STORAGE DELIVERS UNIFIED HYBRID CLOUD, LAUNCHES NEW CLOUD DATA SERVICES

    Nov 20, 2018

    Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), makers of the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, announced Pure Storage Cloud Data Services, a suite of new products that run natively on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. With these new products, customers can invest in a s...

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    MICROSOFT ACQUIRES FSLOGIX IN MOVE TO EXTEND OFFICE 365 VIRTUALIZATION CAPABILITIES

    Nov 19, 2018

    Microsoft has acquired FSLogix, a developer of application provisioning technology for virtualized workspaces, in a move that's expected to further extend the virtualization capabilities of the Microsoft 365 system.The acquisition comes just two months after Microsoft debuted Windows Virtual Desktop...

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    PURE STORAGE MAKES HUGE BET ON HYBRID ON-PREM, CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT

    Nov 19, 2018

    All-flash storage technology developer Pure Storage on Monday signaled its intention to be a force in the multi-cloud data management business with the introduction of two initiatives to its high-performance storage capabilities natively to the cloud.Pure Storage introduced Cloud Block Store for AWS...

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    ORACLE BUYS SD-WAN VENDOR TALARI NETWORKS

    Nov 16, 2018

    Oracle is acquiring SD-WAN company Talari Networks, a vendor based in San Jose, California. The parties say Talari’s SD-WAN is used by more than 500 customers in more than 40 countries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close before the end of 2018.Oracle says the ...

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    HPE INFOSIGHT PUSHES AI INTO DATA CENTER SERVERS

    Nov 16, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) pushed artificial intelligence (AI) further into the data center by extending HPE InfoSight, its cloud-based AI management tool, to some servers.Specifically, InfoSight now supports HPE’s ProLiant servers, HPE Apollo systems for high-performance computing and big dat...

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    MANAGING MULTI-CLOUD NAVIGATING YOUR MULTI-CLOUD TAGGING STRATEGY

    Nov 15, 2018

    Many companies are embracing multi-cloud strategies, and it’s easy to understand why. The cloud enables greater flexibility, accessibility and overall resilience. The bigger the organization, the more likely these assets are spread across public and private clouds. But managing these resources can q...

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    RIVERBED SEES SD-WAN ROUTING UPGRADE TAMING COMPLEX NETWORKS

    Nov 15, 2018

    Riverbed announced a new SD-WAN solution that it says uses enhancements such as an improved core routing stack to tackle the growing complexity of modern networks.Software-defined wide-area networks are an increasingly active segment of the software-defined networking (SDN) movement, which sees more...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD LAUNCHES SERVERLESS, INTERACTIVE QUERY SERVICE

    Nov 15, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud launched a Data Lakes Analytics (DLA) service to simplify they way customers analyze data stored in the cloud. DLA is a severless, interactive query service hosted on the cloud platform that derives insights from customers’ cloud storage data in data lake scenario.A data lake is storag...

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    DELL LOOKS AT THE FUTURE, AND FRANKLY, IT CAN BE SCARY

    Nov 14, 2018

    This week I’m in lovely (and frickin’ cold) Chicago at Dell’s annual analyst event, and Michael Dell is on stage talking about things like “bionic vision.” Recalling the old TV show, “The $6 Million Man,” this technology is coming out of England for folks that have catastrophic vision loss. This is ...

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    HOW MANUFACTURERS NEED TO MOVE FROM PRODUCTS TO SERVICES WITH THE RISE OF IOT

    Nov 13, 2018

    Manufacturers need to break their dependence on just selling products to selling services if they’re going to grow. Smart, connected products with IoT sensors embedded in them are the future of subscription business models and a key foundation of the subscription economy. In a subscription economy w...

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    CISCO COMBINES SD-WAN AND SECURITY, EXTENDS INTENT-BASED NETWORKING TO WIRELESS

    Nov 13, 2018

    Cisco combined its SD-WAN and security technologies, and it extended its Catalyst 9000 switches and its intent based networking from big wired networks to wireless networks and branch deployments.Cisco bought SD-WAN vendor Viptela for $610 million last year. Its new Cisco SD-WAN Security product com...

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    OPENSTACK VS. CLOUD FOUNDRY VS. KUBERNETES: WHAT FITS WHERE?

    Nov 12, 2018

    Open-source cloud application infrastructure can be a confusing landscape to navigate with multiple projects, including OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes. While there are some points of overlap, each technology has its own merits and use-cases.Among the vendors that uses and contributes to Op...

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    CABLE COMPANIES EYE DISH’S GREENFIELD 5G NETWORK

    Nov 09, 2018

    Dish Networks says the greenfield 5G network that it is building will attract customers such as cable companies and car companies that want to deliver best-in-class services to their customers.Speaking during the company’s call with investors this week, Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen said that unlike i...

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    THOUSANDEYES ASSESSES THE KEY PERFORMANCE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AWS, AZURE AND GCP

    Nov 09, 2018

    Plenty of factors have to be taken into account when choosing a cloud provider, from performance to price and everything in between. Indeed, many organisations have gone ahead of this process and are now weighing up more than one cloud provider, assessing which workloads fit best.When it comes to th...

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    VMWARE CANADA COUNTRY MANAGER SEAN FORKAN ON FIRM’S RETURN TO FORM

    Nov 01, 2018

    Sean Forkan recalls a business partner congratulating him on his new role with VMware Canada a year-and-a-half ago, only to be told right after that they were taking their business elsewhere.“When we came in we found a channel that was disenfranchised with us,” the vice-president and country manager...

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    CLOUDJUMPER ADDS VMWARE, MICROSOFT VET AS STRATEGIC ALLIANCES VP

    Nov 01, 2018

    CloudJumper, the workspace-as-a-service (WaaS) platform provider, has appointed Robin Brandl, previously with VMware and Microsoft, to vice president of strategic alliances.Brandl joins CloudJumper as the company builds on its relationship with Microsoft and prepares for the combined delivery of Clo...

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    5G AND EDGE COMPUTING ACCELERATING VIRTUALIZATION

    Oct 31, 2018

    With 5G expected to see more widespread commercialization in 2019 and beyond, operators can expect more flexibility in managing resources and offering up new services quickly, while users will see higher speeds, lower latencies and an accelerated proliferation of internet of things devices. But to k...

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    WHY IT’S TIME TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST CYBER RISK TO CLOUD COMPUTING AND VIRTUAL MACHINES

    Oct 31, 2018

    Cloud computing is now a primary driver of the world’s digital economy. Governments, large corporations and small businesses are increasingly implementing cloud-based infrastructures and solutions to store their sensitive data and manage their operations. While the cloud offers lower costs, scalabil...

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    MICROSOFT CHANNEL CHIEF SCHUSTER ON WHY MULTI-CLOUD PARTNERS ARE 'DOUBLING DOWN' ON AZURE

    Oct 31, 2018

    Microsoft is attracting thousands of new partners into its partner network every month—many of them lured by the fast-growing Azure cloud platform—while solution providers that work with competitors such as Amazon Web Services are doing "more and more" with Azure, Microsoft Channel Chief Gavriella S...

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    CONTROLUP ANNOUNCES CONTROLUP CONSOLE FOR VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS

    Oct 30, 2018

    ControlUp, leading IT Management and IT Monitoring solution, today announced ControlUp Console is available to customers of VMware Cloud™ on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software and elastic, bare-metal infrastructure from Ama...

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    IBM EYES THE CLOUD WITH RED HAT ACQUISITION

    Oct 29, 2018

    IBM is making a significant play in an increasingly hybrid- and multicloud world with its proposed $34 billion acquisition of longtime technology partner Red Hat, a leader in open-source enterprise software that was making its own push into the cloud.IBM officials over the weekend announced the gian...

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    ACCEDIAN LAUNCHES ANALYTICS PLATFORM TO PROVIDE FRONT-END VIEW OF ITS DATA

    Oct 29, 2018

    Accedian launched a service analytics platform, DataHub IQ, to extract granular insights from the active and passive network and application performance data generated by its performance monitoring platform Skylight.Skylight is a virtualized network services platform that provides service activation...

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    CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FOUNDATION PLANNING 'GLOBAL SOUTH' OUTREACH FOR KUBERNETES

    Oct 26, 2018

    It's not all sunshine and roses at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the Linux Foundation offshoot responsible for supporting cloud native open source projects such as Kubernetes, but it's pretty close, according to executive director Dan Kohn. Speaking with Computerworld UK this week du...

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    KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM ORACLE OPENWORLD 2018 FOCUS ON AUTONOMOUS CLOUD

    Oct 26, 2018

    At this year's annual Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, the cloud company made a bunch of announcements that are resonating in the enterprise IT community. Here we look at the key takeaways. Oracle has announced that there will be intelligent roll-outs for the security of data on its cloud platform...

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    MICROSOFT CEO NADELLA AZURE IS ONLY HYPERSCALE CLOUD THAT EXTENDS TO THE EDGE

    Oct 24, 2018

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is out to show off a wide array of differentiators for Azure from the public cloud competition, including in areas such as hybrid where he says the company is "leading."Nadella didn't mention the major public cloud competitors, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platfor...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD BRINGS ITS BLOCKCHAIN SERVICE TO THE GLOBAL STAGE

    Oct 24, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud today extended its blockchain service to international markets. The service initially launched in October 2017, but until now was only available to its cloud users in China. Now it will be offered in Alibaba Cloud’s growing Southeast Asian, U.S., and European markets.Alibaba Cloud’s se...

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    ORACLE BUYS DATAFOX, PLEDGES TO EMBED AI INTO EVERYTHING

    Oct 23, 2018

    Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, in his annual Oracle OpenWorld predictions, today said by 2025 all cloud apps will include artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain. “This nonsense about these are separate solutions — that’s not how the market is going to end,” he said during his keynote.While some compa...

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    EXPLORING THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF HYPERCONVERGED AND SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE

    Oct 23, 2018

    The verdict on software-defined, hyperconverged and cloud storage from DataCore is in: while hyperconverged is making inroads organisations are struggling, while software-defined storage is seeing a greater number of use cases.This analysis may not come as a huge surprise given DataCore’s primary bu...

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    ALIBABA EXPANDS CLOUD BUSINESS TO U.K. WITH NEW DATA CENTERS

    Oct 22, 2018

    The cloud-computing arm of Chinese retail giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. opened its first data centers in the U.K., with two sites operational in London.The expansion is "driven by the rapidly growing customer demand," a spokesman for the company told Bloomberg. "The United Kingdom is one of the f...

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    PULUMI LAUNCHES TEAM EDITION OF INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE PLATFORM

    Oct 22, 2018

    As enterprise developers increasingly adopt cloud-native architectures, there is a need for a new generation of tools that help developers manage infrastructure the same way they manage code.That's an area where startup Pulumi is looking to help, providing an open-source infrastructure-as-code platf...

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    HARMONIC OFFERS A CONTAINER VERSION OF ITS CABLEOS

    Oct 22, 2018

    Harmonic says its CableOS virtualized cable access software is now available as a containerized and Kubernetes-orchestrated solution. The CableOS software virtualizes cable modem termination systems (CMTS) for internet and video access technology within cable headends. This is important for cable co...

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    SOME CSPS ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR VIRTUALIZATION BUSINESS CASES: REPORT

    Oct 19, 2018

    It's a slow moving train when it comes to communications service providers (CSPs) finding their respective business cases for virtualization, according a report.The TM Forum's latest Digital Transformation Tracker found that 48% of CSPs in its survey have yet to find a business case for virtualizati...

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    LENOVO PARTNERS WITH SCALE COMPUTING AT THE EDGE

    Oct 19, 2018

    The goal with the systems, which are available now, is to give companies a simple, intelligent and highly integrated on-premises system that can be placed on the network edge closer to where the workloads are being run and data is being generated. In a statement, Wilfredo Sotolongo, vice president a...

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    VIRTUAL GRAPHICS CARDS CREATE CRITICAL VMWARE RISK

    Oct 17, 2018

    VMware has revealed a critical-rated bug that impacts its core vSphere platform.VMSA-2018-0026 allows virtualization’s worst-case scenario: a guest VM escaping the hypervisor to run code on the host machine.The cause of the bug is an “Out-of-bounds read vulnerability” in SVGA Device, the virtual gra...

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    GARTNER’S STRATEGIC TECH TRENDS SHOW THE NEED FOR AN EMPOWERED EDGE AND NETWORK FOR A SMARTER WORLD

    Oct 17, 2018

    Opinion Earlier this week, Gartner released its top 10 strategic technology trends for 2019, and looking at the list, I was not surprised to see edge and blockchain technologies continuing into 2019 from last year.In 2018, Gartner mentioned the technology trends as ‘cloud to the edge’ where the shif...

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    OUR PROCESSOR TECH'S GOT LEGS, SAYS ARM: 'ONE MILLION' DATA CENTER SERVERS WILL SHIP IN 2018

    Oct 17, 2018

    Analysis One million Arm-powered data center servers will ship in 2018, the processor design house claimed on Tuesday.By servers, the Softbank-owned biz means machines that perform networking, storage, and security workloads for other systems running virtual machines and application code. Arm, like ...

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    LINUX-FOCUSED PENGUIN COMPUTING BANKING ON AI INFRASTRUCTURE

    Oct 16, 2018

    Custom Linux-based system builder Penguin Computing on Tuesday formed a new practice focused on building data center infrastructures for artificial intelligence.The new Penguin Computing artificial intelligence Practice is a full-service consultancy focused on providing clients a base on which to bu...

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    ORANGE POLAND, VIRTUALIZATION AND THE BEIJING RELEASE

    Oct 15, 2018

    As it continues a “bricky-by-brick” approach to 5G, Orange Poland recently worked with EXFO to incorporate passive virtual probes into the Beijing Release of the Open Network Automation Platform; the goal is service assurance for virtualized network deployments.According to EXFO, this is an industry...

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    WATCH: VMWARE CEO PAT GELSINGER TALKS SECURITY, DELL AND CLOUD

    Oct 15, 2018

    VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger believes the security industry has failed customers and offered ideas on how to change that during the 2018 Best of Breed Conference in Philadelphia. A huge issue in the cybersecurity landscape is customers implementing hundreds of different vendor security products, causing...

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    JUNIPER SAYS ITS SD-WAN PLAN INCLUDES MORE SERVICE PROVIDER CUSTOMERS

    Oct 12, 2018

    Juniper Networks admits that its Contrail SD-WAN go-to-market strategy is different from its competitors. But the company, which has announced SD-WAN victories with two service providers this year — Vodafone and GCI in Alaska — said that it expects to announce more service provider wins in the near ...

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    COMPANIES PLACING AI ON HOLD IN FAVOR OF TECH REFRESH FOR 2019

    Oct 11, 2018

    Likely candidates for top emerging technologies — AI, VR and 3D printers — have actually experienced a delay in adoption and plans, according to a Spiceworks survey of more than 700 global technology buyers. By 2020, 61% of organizations plan to use gigabit Wi-Fi, 57% plan to use automation and 39% ...

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    GOOGLE BUMPS UP ENTERPRISE CLOUD NETWORKING

    Oct 11, 2018

    Google kicked off its Cloud Next London event today with a huge services dump that includes several new enterprise cloud networking capabilities. Two important ones are container-native load balancing and a managed network address translation (NAT) service called Cloud NAT.NAT is a way to remap one ...

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    6WIND SNAGS VROUTER CONTRACT WITH PUBLISHING PLATFORM SOVRN

    Oct 10, 2018

    Sovrn, which provides a platform for content from 25,000 independent online publishers, received an end-of-support notification for the Brocade Vyatta virtual routers it had been leasing, and it needed a replacement. Sovrn has selected 6WIND’s Turbo IPsec vRouters as a drop-in replacement. In June 2...

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    ALERT LOGIC GROWS CONTAINER SECURITY CAPABILITIES

    Oct 10, 2018

    Alert Logic announced on Oct. 9 new capabilities and deployment options for its Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS) for container security. Among the new capabilities that the company is adding to its platform are enhanced log management and visibility features to help identify and hunt for th...

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    CLOUD FOUNDRY ADOPTS A PAIR OF KUBERNETES-BASED PROJECTS

    Oct 10, 2018

    The Cloud Foundry Foundation has adopted a pair of open source projects that further align Kubernetes with Cloud Foundry platforms. This is a big step for the foundation that has so far been somewhat slow in adopting aspects of the container orchestrator.The projects are Eirini and CF Containerizati...

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    WILL CLOUD SECURITY EXPANSION LIFT SYMANTEC BACK INTO THE BLACK?

    Oct 09, 2018

    Symantec today rolled out several cloud security updates that protect workloads running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, and it extend cloud access security broker (CASB) visibility across mobile applications. The vendor also now offers its cloud security products and services as a ...

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    VMWARE'S SIX-STEP PARTNER ACCELERATION STRATEGY TO DRIVE NEW DEALS

    Oct 09, 2018

    VMware channel leader Frank Rauch says partners are seeing higher earnings and shorter sales cycles and are better serving customers by participating in the company's six-step strategy of finding, capturing and driving new deals togetherThe Palo Alto, Calif.-based virtualization leader is investing ...

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    VMWARE PREPARES FOR "COMPLETE OVERHAUL" OF PARTNER PROGRAM

    Oct 09, 2018

    VMware is preparing for a "complete overhaul" of its global partner program, as part of widespread changes to simplify channel engagement. That's according to Jenni Flinders, the recently appointed global channel chief at VMware, with further details to be revealed in the coming months."There are ne...

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    NETCRACKER PROVIDES A FULL-STACK NFV SERVICE FOR OPERATORS

    Oct 08, 2018

    Netcracker Technology has created a full-stack offering for service providers to create a telco cloud. Its new Netcracker Business Cloud is comprised of SDN, virtual network functions (VNFs), and orchestration software, as well as operations support systems (OSS) and business support systems (BSS) s...

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    GLOBALDATA: ALIBABA CLOUD CLOSES THE GAP ON COMPETITORS IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

    Oct 08, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud is poised to close the gap with its rivals — namely global cloud providers Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Microsoft, and IBM — as it expands outside of China into the Asia-Pacific region, according to research and analytics firm GlobalData.The firm predicted that an “insatiable tre...

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    A LOOK BEYOND 2019: AI, BLOCKCHAIN AND QUANTUM – AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR THE CLOUD BEHEMOTHS

    Oct 05, 2018

    As technology changes, the roles the key actors play changes with it. The feted Institute of Engineering and Technology hosted analysts from CCS Insight, who gave wide-ranging predictions on the state of the enterprise technology ecosystem - with the biggest cloud players featuring heavily in future...

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    GLOBAL SSL VPN PRODUCTS MARKET 2018- PULSE SECURE, F5, CISCO, CITRIX, CHECK POINT, SONICWALL, SYMANTEC

    Oct 04, 2018

    The new research report on Global SSL VPN Products Market covers the data which is helpful for top manufacturers, product scope, market overview, market opportunities, market risk, market driving force, technological advancement, distributors, traders, dealers, research findings. These data represen...

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    CLOUDHEALTH IS NOW OFFICIALLY PART OF VMWARE AFTER DEAL CLOSES

    Oct 04, 2018

    VMware on Thursday closed its deal to purchase CloudHealth Technologies, a cloud management platform that will soon be available as an integrated offering VMware partners can bring to market. "VMware will deliver a multi-cloud operations platform anchored by CloudHealth Technologies and that is augm...

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    VMWARE HAS HUGE PLANS FOR NSX MARKET DOMINATION

    Oct 04, 2018

    If you feel the ground shake in the next few months and hear a boom loud enough to wake the dead, chances are it's just a sign that VMware's NSX network virtualization software is exploding into the business computing marketplace. Finally.That's because VMware has huge plans for market domination fo...

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    DROPBOX UNVEILS UPGRADED SEARCH ENGINE NAUTILUS WITH MACHINE LEARNING CAPABILITIES

    Oct 03, 2018

    For a company which stores hundreds of billions of files, search is vital for Dropbox, both for its customers and internal-facing. As a result, the storage provider has overhauled its search with machine learning capabilities. The new platform, called Nautilus, had four goals on its launch; deliveri...

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    WORKDAY DEBUTS A UNIVERSAL SKILLS ONTOLOGY CALLED SKILLS CLOUD

    Oct 02, 2018

    How many ways can you say “project management”? While the responsibilities may be almost identical, one company’s project manager might be another company’s team leader or group leader. That might not seem like such a big deal, but from a human resources perspective it is.Workday found that common s...

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    ILAND WINS BEST VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE PLATFORM AWARD AT VMWORLD 2018

    Oct 02, 2018

    iland, an award-winning global cloud service provider, today announced that iland LabEngine has been awarded the Best Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Platform Award at the “Best of VMworld” 2018 Awards. TechTarget's Best of VMworld Awards recognize the most outstanding products on display at...

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    MAVENIR DEPLOYS END-TO-END VIRTUALIZED NETWORK FUNCTIONS ON ITS NFV CLOUDRANGE™ PLATFORM WORLDWIDE

    Oct 01, 2018

    Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced that CloudRange™, its industry leading Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and container management and orchestration (MANO) platform, has large scale live deployments with a num...

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    IBM LAUNCHES CLOUD SERVICE THAT WILL DETECT BIAS IN AI

    Sep 26, 2018

    Today’s topics include a new IBM service detecting bias in artificial intelligence, and DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA partnering on quantum-safe encryption.IBM is now offering a cloud-based service designed to detect bias in AI and bring transparency to how AI-powered systems make decisions.The Trust ...

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    MAKING THE DREAM OF NETWORK FUNCTIONS VIRTUALIZATION (NFV) A REALITY

    Sep 26, 2018

    After years of being bound to proprietary, expensive hardware/software bundles, organizations were excited by the prospect of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV). Each of these approaches offers a new freedom and flexibility, but they’ve languished as promise...

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    BLOCKCHAIN DEVELOPMENT TRENDS: C-SUITE BUY IN, LOGISTICS AND AUTHENTICATION OPPORTUNITIES

    Sep 25, 2018

    Many business leaders have a much better understanding of blockchain technology than just a couple of years ago. There's been a surge in R&D, both internally and in partnership with third parties, and a recognition that blockchain has the potential to be deployed in a variety of commercial use cases...

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    VMWARE AND MICROSOFT JOINS FORCES TO CONNECT BRANCHES THROUGH THE EDGE

    Sep 25, 2018

    VMware (NYSE: VMW) has announced that its VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud will be integrated with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN. This will enable customers that have business resources in the Azure cloud to deliver efficient connectivity to the branch via the edge. Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will be able...

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    MACRO SCANNER TO BLOCK MALWARE NOW AVAILABLE WITH OFFICE 365 PROPLUS

    Sep 24, 2018

    Last week Microsoft announced that it has turned on Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI) technology to protect against malicious macros for Office 365 ProPlus subscribers. Although it has been around since 2015, AMSI is now newly integrated with Office 365 ProPlus. Microsoft turned AMSI on by default "...

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    AWS LAUNCHES INTO ACCENTURE AND CAPGEMINI PARTNERSHIPS

    Sep 24, 2018

    A couple of partnerships involving Amazon Web Services (AWS) with Accenture and Capgemini have been unveiled, around healthcare and enterprise migrations respectively. The first partnership, announced with Accenture and Merck, aims to launch a cloud-based informatics research platform which is desig...

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    INTEL AND ALIBABA LAUNCH EDGE, HYBRID CLOUD PARTNERSHIPS

    Sep 20, 2018

    Intel and Alibaba launched an edge computing platform and a hybrid cloud partnership — along with a slew of other announcements — at the Alibaba Yunqi Conference in Hangzhou, China. The edge platform is an open architecture for IoT applications that integrates artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud ...

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    NFV EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE TO TOP $48B BY 2023, OVUM SAYS

    Sep 19, 2018

    Network functions virtualization (NFV) is set to take off as more cloud-based architectures are hitting the market with the promise of delivering carrier-grade service quality. According to a recent forecast by Ovum, NFV equipment, software, and services will grow from an $11 billion business in 201...

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    QUALCOMM SETS ITS SIGHTS ON EDGE COMPUTING, IOT AND 5G

    Sep 19, 2018

    San Diego-based Qualcomm has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a startup founded by a handful of Cornell University and MIT alumnus and University of California at San Diego professor Irwin Jacobs in 1985. Today the company, which is known for its wireless chipsets, employs about 33,000 ...

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    EDGE CACHING: KEY TO EDGE-TO-CLOUD COMPUTING & STORAGE

    Sep 19, 2018

    Today, our enterprise workforce is on the go. You're likely one of those people. The worker who checks into the office from home, or from a wifi hotspot in your car and from offices anywhere in the world. In fact, today the vast majority of a business’s data is produced outside the main office. ...

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    APPNETA EXTENDS SCALE OF ITS NPM WITH SUPPORT FOR SD-WAN, AZURE, DNS

    Sep 18, 2018

    Performance and end-user monitoring company AppNeta today extended native support for Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud, dedicated monitoring for SD-WAN deployments and domain name servers (DNS), and BGP analysis.Boston-based AppNeta offers a single software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based monitoring platform...

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    OPENSTACK AND NVME-OVER-FABRICS: GETTING HIGHER PERFORMANCE FOR NETWORK-CONNECTED SSDS

    Sep 18, 2018

    The evolvement of the NVMe interface protocol is a boon to SSD-based storage arrays. It further powered SSDs (solid state drives) to obtain high performance and reduced latency for accessing data. Benefits further extended by the NVMe over Fabrics network protocol brings NVMe feature retained over t...

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    FORBES CLOUD 100 2018: STRIPE HOLDS OFF SLACK TO RETAIN TOP PRIVATE CLOUD TITLE

    Sep 14, 2018

    Payments provider Stripe remains the number one privately owned cloud company ahead of social messaging firm Slack, according to the latest rankings from Forbes.The media firm’s latest Cloud 100 list, celebrating the best private cloud firms – as in, cloud companies who are private – saw Stripe reta...

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    VIRTUALIZATION IS CORE TO SPRINT CURIOSITY IOT PLATFORM

    Sep 13, 2018

    Sprint is relying heavily on virtualization technology and bare metal infrastructure to power its dedicated IoT platform, dubbed Curiosity. That support will allow the carrier to run a software-based service from the network out to the platform and serve specific enterprise needs. Sprint officially ...

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    VIRTUALIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION MARKET DRIVER, SIZE, SHARE, GROWTH AND TRENDS AND FORECAST 2018 – 2022

    Sep 13, 2018

    Virtualization in Industrial Automation Market statistical inspecting report is a guide, which serves current and Virtualization in Industrial Automation future specialized and financial points of interest of the Virtualization in Industrial Automation business to 2022. The Virtualization in Industr...

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    MICROSOFT DIGS DOWN ON AZURE OUTAGE, EXPLORES DATA LOSS AND FAILOVER QUESTION

    Sep 11, 2018

    Microsoft has put together a post-mortem on what it described as an 'unprecedented' Azure outage - exploring an interesting question of data loss and failover capability. The outage, which affected customers on the VSTS - or Azure DevOps - service in the South Central US region, required more than 2...

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    TIPS & TRICKS TO SECURE AND OPTIMIZE AZURE VMS

    Sep 05, 2018

    This is the third and final part in a series where I look at Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) virtual machines (VMs) in Microsoft Azure. Part one covered the basics of creating a VM, and setting up networking, backup and monitoring before deploying VMs. In part two I covered VM families and sizes,...

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    AVERE VFXT FILE SYSTEM FOR AZURE CLOUD GOES INTO PUBLIC PREVIEW

    Sep 05, 2018

    Seven months after acquiring clustered file system vendor Avere, Microsoft is unveiling the public preview of Avere vFXT for Azure, which now allows customers to integrate Avere's high-performance clustered file system with Azure cloud workloads. The public preview was announced by Rebecca Thompson,...

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    AWS, DELL, ARM AND EDGE ANNOUNCEMENTS DOMINATE VMWARE'S VMWORLD 2018

    Sep 04, 2018

    Five years ago, it appeared that VMware was going to end up like many legacy enterprise businesses, either overwhelmed by the public cloud IaaS (infrastructure as a service), SaaS (software as a service) offerings, or cheap private clouds. To VMware’s credit, the company hunkered down and built out...

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    VMWARE READIES VREALIZE OPERATIONS 7 FOR RELEASE WITH POWERFUL ENHANCEMENTS

    Sep 04, 2018

    There's been plenty of speculation in the media about what Dell's proposed $67 billion acquisition of EMC will mean for its subsidiary, server virtualization giant VMware. At the moment it's believed the near-term future of VMware under Dell is that it will stay as it is — a publicly traded company ...

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    THREE “MUST HAVE” SD-WAN 2.0 SECURITY CAPABILITIES

    Sep 03, 2018

    Increased adoption of cloud-based architectures and network virtualization has driven a high degree of automation and operational efficiency within the data center (DC) and more recently into the WAN and public cloud. This allows enterprises to deliver unimagined service agility, unlocking a new gen...

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    CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FOUNDATION TO FULLY OPERATE KUBERNETES – WITH HELP OF GOOGLE CLOUD GRANT

    Sep 03, 2018

    Google Cloud is cutting the umbilical cord further when it comes to Kubernetes. The company is helping fund the move to transfer ownership and management of the technology’s resources to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) with the help of a $9 million grant. The move will see the CNCF, as ...

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    CISCO MERAKI, TALARI EXPAND REACH OF SD-WAN OFFERINGS

    Aug 31, 2018

    The software-defined WAN space continues to be among the most active areas in enterprise networking with Cisco Systems’ Meraki unit, Talari Networks, Versa Networks and Colt Network Services all making moves to expand their capabilities.The efforts by the vendors comes as the SD-WAN market grows rap...

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    DELL'S 'HYPER-CONVERGED, SOFTWARE-DEFINED' IOT SOLUTIONS SURVEILLANCE AIMS FOR SIMPLICITY

    Aug 30, 2018

    This week at VMworld, the Edge and and IoT Solutions Division at Dell Technologies announced that it's "combining tools from its broad portfolio with technology from Intel and partners in the Dell Technologies IoT Solutions Partner Program" to provide new Internet of Things (IoT) offerings that incl...

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    WHY DATA SOVEREIGNTY IS THE ONLY TRULY SAFE PATH TO AVOID PRIVACY SHIELD TURMOIL

    Aug 30, 2018

    Privacy is not just a legal obligation, it is an ethical commitment and a demonstration that you care about your customers’ privacy as much as they do. Many people will be surprised to hear that although the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, many companies are not y...

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    DESPITE WHAT VMWARE SAYS, NOT EVERYONE WANTS TO DEPLOY CONTAINERS IN VMS

    Aug 30, 2018

    For its 18th code release, issued today, the OpenStack community is making the software easier to deploy on bare metal. The release, named “Rocky,” takes advantage of the way physical servers are managed to make it as fast and easy to deploy OpenStack on physical servers as in virtual machines (VMs)...

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    VMWORLD 2018 SHOWS VMWARE FOCUS ON SDN

    Aug 29, 2018

    Announcements at this week's VMworld conference in Las Vegas can be seen as a microcosm snapshot of the general industry trend away from hardware-centric solutions to the software-defined, a sweet spot for VMware's virtualization offerings.The show serves to sharpen VMware's focus on the extension o...

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    THINPRINT'S ENDPOINT PRINT MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE AIMS TO DELIVER 'MISSING PIECE' IN UEMS

    Aug 29, 2018

    This week at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, endpoint print management provider ThinPrint Inc. announced its Endpoint Print Management initiative, which is aimed at filling "the hole left by unified endpoint management [UEM] systems," according to the announcement.Deployed as a private cloud or public cl...

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    VMWORLD 2018: MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGIES, AWS PARTNERSHIP BLOSSOMS, VSAN AND NSX UPDATES, AND MORE

    Aug 28, 2018

    At VMworld in Las Vegas, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, with the help of some of the best and brightest in the cloud industry, expanded on partnerships and products, as well as the evolution of the multi-cloud landscape.For the second year running, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), took to th...

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    IDC PREDICTS THE ORCHESTRATION SEGMENT OF TELECOM NFVI TO GROW FASTES

    Aug 27, 2018

    International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that revenues for the telecom network functions virtualization infrastructure (NFVI) market were just $564 million in 2017. But as service providers ramp up their network transformation, revenues are expected to achieve a compound annual growth rate of ...

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    DELL EMC EXPANDS INTEGRATION WITH VMWARE FOR MULTICLOUD

    Aug 27, 2018

    Dell EMC officials are looking to VMware as they expand their product portfolio for a world that is increasingly embracing multiple clouds for their traditional and newer workloads.That reliance was put on display Aug. 27 at the opening day of the VMworld 2018 show in Las Vegas, where Dell EMC unvei...

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    ARRAY NETWORKS SAYS IT’S THE NUTANIX OF PRIVATE CLOUD NETWORKING AND SECURITY

    Aug 24, 2018

    Array Networks wants to be the Nutanix of networking and security for private clouds.“What Nutanix did for compute and storage, and greatly simplify that into a single appliance that allows you to scale and consolidate and create a private cloud, we’re looking to do the same thing for the networking...

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    OVH LAUNCHES HOSTED PRIVATE CLOUD SERVICE BASED ON VMWARE CLOUD FOUNDATION

    Aug 24, 2018

    OVHcloud, a subsidiary of European hosting giant OVH, has launched a hosted private cloud service based on software from VMware. The product with a lengthy name of ‘VMware Cloud Foundation on OVHcloud’ offers customers a minimum of four dedicated servers and can scale to support thousands of virtual...

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    ESF SURVEY SHOWS CLOUD, HDDS STILL DOMINATE IT STORAGE

    Aug 23, 2018

    Data storage and humans have something important in common: The places where they live are almost always the highest-cost line item in their budgets. Buying a home or condominium can take up from 25 percent to 50 percent (or more) of a household income; data storage long has averaged about 40 percen...

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    BROADBAND FORUM CREATES AN OPEN SOURCE PROJECT FOR NETWORK ACCESS INTEROPERABILITY

    Aug 22, 2018

    The Broadband Forum, which is best known as a standards group, today announced the first code release of its new open source project — Broadband Access Abstraction (BAA).The project aims to facilitate the co-existence of a wide variety of software-defined access technologies within telecommunication...

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    MICROSOFT IMPROVES VISUAL STUDIO FOR MAC'S PERFORMANCE IN VERSION 7.6

    Aug 22, 2018

    In addition, support for Microsoft Azure is being expanded with new functions, while new templates are being added as well as the ability to publish a new function directly to Azure from within the IDE, he wrote. Azure functions allow users to quickly get up and running with a serverless function in...

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    MAXTA, RED HAT, INTEL TEAM UP FOR HYPERCONVERGED '(UN)APPLIANCE'

    Aug 22, 2018

    The newest release of Visual Studio for Mac, Version 7.6, is now available, featuring performance updates, bug fixes and new features that will give users more tools to complete their work.Announced Aug. 20 in a post by Dominic Nahous, senior product manager for Visual Studio for Mac, the latest ver...

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    PARALLELS 14 BOOTS FASTER AND USES LESS OF YOUR STORAGE

    Aug 21, 2018

    It's been well over a decade since Macs have been able to run Windows. Ever since, Parallels has been one of the top options for running Microsoft's OS alongside macOS. With the big Mojave update just around the corner, Parallels today is releasing version 14 of its virtualization software. The comp...

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    COHESITY’S HELIOS USES MACHINE LEARNING TO MANAGE SECONDARY DATA

    Aug 21, 2018

    Software-defined storage unicorn Cohesity today released Helios, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) tool to manage Cohesity deployments both in on-premises data centers and in public clouds.The new cloud service gives companies visibility and mobility across all of their secondary data and applications ...

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    GAMING COMPANY REPLACES CISCO, F5, AND JUNIPER WITH XCLOUD NETWORKS

    Aug 20, 2018

    Three network engineers who used to work for Orange Armenia saw the potential of SDN and NFV back in 2015, and they created their own company — XCloud Networks — to capitalize on the new technology. The company provides a complete solution to run data center networks.The founders noted that traditio...

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    SECURITY SERVES AS AN ESSENTIAL COMPONENT TO GROWING AN ENTERPRISE WITH SD-WAN

    Aug 20, 2018

    As enterprises endeavor to expand domestic and global footprints, agile network infrastructure connectivity across geographies continues to prove an ongoing challenge. In particular, ensuring that data shared over these networks is protected from unauthorized access is a primary directive in today’s...

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    HOW CALIFORNIA’S NEW CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT STANDS TO IMPACT BUSINESS

    Aug 17, 2018

    At midnight on May 25, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became official and enforceable. Companies around the world that conduct business in Europe rushed to share revised data privacy terms of services with customers prior to that deadline. The law literally transform...

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    TIPS FOR A TRUE MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY

    Aug 16, 2018

    According to a recently released RightScale State of the Cloud Report, 81% of respondents claim to have a multi-cloud strategy already in place. That's pretty impressive, considering multi-cloud is a relatively new architecture concept. In fact, it's a little too impressive. I would venture to guess...

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    DELL EMC DESIGNS NEW NETWORKING SWITCH FOR SPEED, BIG DATA CENTERS

    Aug 16, 2018

    Dell EMC is expanding its portfolio of open networking systems to include a 100 Gigabit Ethernet switch designed for Hyperscale data centers large enterprises and service providers.The highly dense Z9264F-ON switch, with 64 ports of 100GbE in a 2U (3.5-inch) form factor, is designed to address the ...

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    VMWARE SECURITY UPDATE TACKLES INTEL SPECTRE VARIANT FORESHADOW

    Aug 15, 2018

    VMware has released a security update which includes mitigation’s for Foreshadow, Intel’s latest silicon security problem.On Tuesday, the Dell subsidiary said in a security advisory that Foreshadow, otherwise known as the L1 Terminal Fault, could be exploited to obtain sensitive information from vic...

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    SECURITY UPDATES ISSUED FOR VMWARE, SAMBA, INTERNET KEY EXCHANGE, AND LINUX

    Aug 15, 2018

    US-Cert announced updates and patches for VMware, Samba, Internet Key Exchange, and Linux kernel, respectively, to address a host of vulnerabilities. The VMware security updates fixed vulnerabilities in vSphere, Workstation, Fusion, and Virtual Appliances which could allow an attacker to obtain sens...

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    IBM HACKERS, CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE TAKE ON IOT AT BLACK HAT

    Aug 14, 2018

    Just about everything is now connected — to other networks, devices, and the cloud — and this opens up a whole new set of security challenges and massively expands companies’ potential attack surfaces. The week before Black Hat, the FBI warned of cybercriminals hacking IoT devices and using those de...

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    VMWARE TO ACQUIRE DELL EMC SERVICE ASSURANCE TECH AND TEAM

    Aug 13, 2018

    VMware has made a definitive agreement to acquire the technology and team of Dell EMC Service Assurance Suite - software spanning network health, performance monitoring and root cause analysis for communications service providers and their customers.The addition of the Suite technology to the VMware...

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    CENTURYLINK CHARTS ITS OWN VIRTUALIZATION PATHWAY

    Aug 13, 2018

    When it comes to virtualization, CenturyLink is blazing its own trail by using software and tools that were developed in-house, according to the telco's Anil Simlot.Simlot, vice president of virtual services development and support, spoke to FierceTelecom about how CenturyLink took pieces of the Ope...

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    SD-WAN INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO HIT $4.5BN BY 2022, SAYS IDC

    Aug 13, 2018

    The software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market continues to grow rapidly – and IDC is predicting the overall infrastructure market will be worth $4.5 billion (£3.53bn) by 2022.The figure, which appears in the analyst firm’s latest SD-WAN Infrastructure Forecast, takes into account the signif...

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    GOOGLE RELEASES SPRING PROGRAMMING MODEL FOR JAVA ON CLOUD PLATFORM

    Aug 10, 2018

    Google is making it easier for Java developers to build applications using the Spring software programming model on its cloud platform. The company on Aug. 8 announced general availability of Spring Cloud GCP 1.0 on its cloud platform. The technology, developed in collaboration with Pivotal Research...

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    WHY NVME PROTOCOLS ARE IMPORTANT FOR NEW DATA CENTRE WORKLOADS

    Aug 09, 2018

    Today, data is the new fuel for business. New age technologies like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain, and machine learning – all needs data to be stored, processed and analysed. Large amounts of data are generated exponentially, with a rise in internet users over the past seve...

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    NUTANIX HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: PRODUCT OVERVIEW, ANALYSIS

    Aug 09, 2018

    eWEEK is compiling a new IT products and services section that encompasses most of the categories that we cover on our site. In it, we will spotlight the leaders in each sector, which include enterprise software, hardware, security, on-premises-based systems and cloud services. We also will add prom...

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    VMWARE TO ACQUIRE DELL EMC’S SERVICE ASSURANCE TEAM, TOOLS

    Aug 09, 2018

    VMware has agreed to buy Dell EMC’s service assurance software for network performance monitoring and root-cause analysis in communications service provider networks, saying that the capabilities will help hasten deployments of virtualized network functions. VMware is also acquiring the Dell EMC tea...

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    ORACLE ADDS TRANSACTION PROCESSING TO ITS AUTONOMOUS DATABASE CLOUD

    Aug 07, 2018

    Oracle CTO Larry Ellison on Aug. 7 announced the release of new transaction processing features for the Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud, the latest milestone for the cloud database since the company introduced autonomous data warehousing capabilities earlier this year. Ellison said that with the ad...

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    VMWARE AND MIST COLLABORATE FOR WIRELESS LAN, WAN VISIBILITY AND TROUBLESHOOTING

    Aug 07, 2018

    Mist Systems and VMware built a joint product that boasts interoperability between Mist Learning WLAN and VMware’s VeloCloud-based NSX SD-WAN. VMware tapped Mist Systems’ technology to bring artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and open programmability to the wireless LAN (WLAN) and WAN.Mist Le...

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    NUTANIX ACQUIRES FRAME, VMWARE CLAIMS “COPYCATTING”

    Aug 06, 2018

    A senior executive at VMware has criticised the recent acquisition of desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) specialist Frame by Nutanix, insisting the industry rival is “copycatting”.Revealed via Twitter, Sanjay Poonen - COO of VMware - responded to the agreement through a tweet insisting that Nutanix was lat...

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    VMWARE RETURNS TO SERVER VIRTUALIZATION ROOTS WITH VSPHERE 6.7 RELEASE

    Aug 06, 2018

    VMware used to be all about server virtualization, back in the day, but the Dell-controlled company has since gone on to encompass virtualized storage, virtualized networks, containers, and much more. So sometimes it can be easy to forget the importance of the company's core hypervisors and vSphere ...

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    RED HAT MAKES CASE FOR CLOUD NATIVE VIRTUALIZATION

    Aug 06, 2018

    Red Hat is taking an effort to encapsulate virtual machines with containers to the next level by making available a developer preview that provides access to an implementation of the open source KubeVirt project.Stephen Gordon, principal product manager for container-native virtualization (CNV) at R...

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    HOW YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA CENTRE FITS IN THE CLOUD: A GUIDE

    Aug 03, 2018

    Since the birth of corporate computing, the data centre has been a mainstay. Like filing cabinets, notepads and the occasional wonky chair, the data centre forged its place at the heart of a profitable, effective organisation. Long had it been the de facto vehicle for all application deployment and,...

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    SERVERLESS BATTLES VENDOR LOCK-IN WITH BETA PLATFORM

    Aug 01, 2018

    Serverless launched a beta version of its platform targeted at operationalizing serverless deployments. It joins a number of recent moves into the space by vendors looking to help organizations avoid serverless platform lock-in. The company also scored $10 million in Series A funding to boost operat...

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    CENTURYLINK GIVES CUSTOMERS A DIRECT LINK TO IBM CLOUD

    Aug 01, 2018

    CenturyLink is making it possible for its cloud customers to directly link to the IBM Cloud. This will make it possible for enterprises to bypass the public internet and establish a direct connection to IBM.According to Chris McReynolds, vice president of core network services at CenturyLink, the co...

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    BROMIUM READIES NEW PROTECTED APP OFFER

    Aug 01, 2018

    For partners who got on board with Bromium’s new partner program, introduced almost 18 months ago, get ready for Protected App, the vendor’s latest offer being prereleased, the company announced Wednesday. Expect general availability in a couple of months.Protected App flips on its head what Bromium...

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    VMWARE, AWS EXECS: 'TREMENDOUS MOMENTUM' FOR PARTNERS AROUND VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS

    Aug 01, 2018

    Almost one year since VMware Cloud on AWS hit the market, a channel has gelled around the hybrid cloud service, with partners finally seeing clear indicators of customer demand and the associated business opportunity. VMware introduced a formal solutions competency in March, and some 125 partners th...

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    NEXT-GEN CLOUD COMPUTING: HOW HEALTHCARE CAN PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

    Aug 01, 2018

    There has been a notable shift in healthcare clouds from simple data storage to using the technology to lower costs, gain efficiencies and even move on to tasks such as personalizing patient care.Black Book Research, in fact, found that 93 percent 93 percent of hospital CIOs are actively acquiring t...

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    IT'S TIME TO TAP INTO THE BUSINESS VALUE OF CLOUD COMPUTING

    Aug 01, 2018

    Most enterprises cite operational cost savings and faster access to IT resources as the biggest perks of public cloud. But what about the business value of cloud computing? As cloud adoption matures, organizations continue the shift from just using the cloud as a piece of technology or infrastructur...

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    HOW NS1 IS SPEEDING UP IT AUTOMATION WITH PRIVATE DNS

    Jul 31, 2018

    Private networks that bypass the mainstream internet to use interconnection-type data centers are becoming more and more desirable for enterprises large and small. Security is the major reason behind this caution in networks, which are most often used by high-end trading companies, governments, the ...

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    TURNIUM USING MATURE SD-WAN PLATFORM TO TARGET JUNIPER, HPE CUSTOMERS

    Jul 30, 2018

    Turnium has been a player in the SD-WAN space for less than two years, but its core technology has been around for nearly a decade and powers a double-digit percentage of the overall market. And it’s using that platform to target enterprises currently relying on equipment from Juniper Networks and H...

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    VMWARE: A TECH TITAN AND LEADER IN CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Jul 30, 2018

    Everyone has heard of VMware. But the firm has become so very capable it is easy to misunderstand the firm. Their roots are in virtualizing operating systems on servers. But through innovation and acquisition and a focused strategic of improvement they have gone far beyond that. VMware provides ente...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM OFFERS SERVICES TO ADDRESS VARIETY OF WORKLOAD REQUIREMENTS

    Jul 27, 2018

    Google has introduced some new database features along with partnerships, beta news and other improvements that help users get most of their databases for their businesses. One can choose cloud to host applications from a portfolio of database options – such as SQL, NoSQL, relational, non-relational...

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    MICROSOFT WARNS OF PRICE RISES TO ON-PREMISE AND CLOUD PORTFOLIOS

    Jul 27, 2018

    Microsoft has warned the prices for its on-premises and cloud products will rise from October including a 10% jump for Office 2019 and Windows 10 Enterprise. The company explained the hikes will help prepare the company for its "cloud-first" future and will enable it to focus more on the customer ra...

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    GOOGLE EMBRACES HYBRID AS PATH TO THE FUTURE CLOUD

    Jul 26, 2018

    Google’s enterprise cloud strategy came into focus this week at its third annual Next conference. The search giant announced products that, for the first time, make it a player in the hybrid cloud space.Google’s cloud technology has already helped many vendors establish their own hybrid cloud servic...

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    FORMER EQUINIX EXEC IHAB TARAZI EMERGES AT PACKET WITH A PLAN FOR THE EDGE

    Jul 26, 2018

    Following his departure as CTO of data center giant Equinix last October, Ihab Tarazi spent six months as an entrepreneur in residence at Sutter Hill Ventures studying edge computing. Tarazi emerged from his period of research this month as the CTO of bare metal cloud startup Packet.During his stint...

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    IRON MOUNTAIN, CLEARDATA PARTNER WITH GOOGLE HEALTHCARE CLOUD

    Jul 25, 2018

    The healthcare industry is going through a digital transformation as organizations continue to leverage advanced digital tools to increase clinician workflow and improve patient treatment. As a result, large tech companies such as Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are making big investments in healthcar...

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    IBM, GOOGLE GIVE BIRTH TO KNATIVE SERVERLESS CLOUD PROJECT

    Jul 24, 2018

    A new IT baby was born July 24 at Google Next ’18 at Moscone Center. The newborn, along with parents IBM and Google and members of the open source community, were all said to be doing just fine post birth.The new entity, an open source serverless cloud computing project, has been named Knative. Knat...

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    HPE ADDS MORE AUTOMATION, PREDICTIVE INTELLIGENCE TO 3PAR STORAGE

    Jul 24, 2018

    Artificial intelligence seems to be embedded in every enterprise app here in mid-2018. Now even the normally serene and relatively docile data storage sector is getting more smarts inserted into things like arrays, virtual machines and controllers. Hewlett Packard Enterprise on July 24 announced tha...

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    GOOGLE LAUNCHES NEW CLOUD PROGRAMS FOR SAAS PARTNERS

    Jul 23, 2018

    Google wants to make it easier for organizations to run Salesforce, Box, MongoDB, JFrog and other SaaS applications on the company's cloud computing platform.So the huge internet services conglomerate on July 23 announced several new programs aimed at incentivizing its growing roster of partners to ...

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    CRITICAL START UNCOVERS SECURITY VULNERABILITY IN VMWARE NSX SD-WAN BY VELOCLOUD

    Jul 23, 2018

    Critical Start, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions, today announced that the company's Section 8 Penetration Testing Team discovered a security vulnerability in VMware NSX SD-WAN environments by Velocloud. This issue could affect a wide range of network devices including routers, switches...

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    MICROSOFT SEES IT ALL COME TOGETHER IN FINANCIALS AS AZURE REVENUES GO UP 89% YEAR ON YEAR

    Jul 20, 2018

    It’s becoming a rather shop-worn tale – but for another quarter, Microsoft has cited cloud success as key to its financial results. And why not? For Q418, Microsoft posted revenues of $30.1 billion (£23.1bn), an increase of 17% on this time last year. Total revenue for the year was $110.4bn, an upti...

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    GOOGLE, VMWARE PARTNER ON HYBRID CLOUD TOOLS

    Jul 20, 2018

    Google and VMware are collaborating on a new cloud plug-in connecting a pair of VMware tools designed to enable provisioning of virtual machines and storage on the search giant’s cloud.The partners this week released a preview version of a Google cloud plug-in for VMware’s vRealize orchestrator and ...

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    MICROSOFT THROWS DOWN CLOUD REVENUE CHALLENGE FOR AWS, GOOGLE

    Jul 20, 2018

    Microsoft might be No. 2 in the worldwide cloud market, but that segment was the lead headline in the company’s latest quarterly results. The computing giant posted robust cloud revenue growth in both its Intelligent Cloudbusiness and its commercial cloud operations. (Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has...

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    IBM AND SAP’S CLOUD FINANCIALS CONTINUE TO IMPRESS – BUT BIGGER HITTERS STILL TO COME

    Jul 19, 2018

    IBM has delivered its third consecutive quarter of growth – with cloud revenue up 20% and now representing almost a quarter of the company’s total revenue.The company posted total revenues of $20 billion (£15.4bn) for the most recent quarter, up from $19.3bn this time last year, with six month reven...

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    WHAT THE HISTORY OF VMWARE REVEALS ABOUT ITS FUTURE PROJECTS

    Jul 18, 2018

    The history of VMware presents a company that disrupted the IT industry with server virtualization, but that was hesitant to embrace new technologies, such as the public cloud. VMware's future success will depend on how it finds a role in the current cloud market and how it approaches containers. Th...

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    AWS ADDING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, COMPUTE SERVICES TO CLOUD LINEUP

    Jul 17, 2018

    Amazon is dealing with striking workers in Europe, site disruptions during its Prime Day sale event and protestors inside and out of the Javits Convention Center, site of this week’s AWS NYC Summit 2018. None of which appeared to bother Amazon Web Services executives at the Summit, who announced new...

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    BEWARE THE HIDDEN COSTS OF CLOUD COMPUTING

    Jul 17, 2018

    The headline costs of public cloud may be attractive but there are many other factors to include and without careful planning costs can quickly spiral. The headline costs offered by public cloud providers are increasingly attractive, with each server/instance only a few pounds per month. However, th...

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    UNDERSTANDING HEALTHCARE CLOUD MIGRATION FOR COST BENEFITS

    Jul 16, 2018

    Using the healthcare cloud to organize data and cut back on overall costs can help organization adapt and prepare for the future. Healthcare organizations are constantly collecting structured and unstructured data from many different sources. Not only does data collection prove challenging to provid...

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    IT SCIENCE CASE STUDY: BECOMING UNCONSTRAINED BY PHYSICAL WORKSTATIONS

    Jul 16, 2018

    Here is the latest article in a new eWEEK feature series called IT Science, in which we look at what actually happens at the intersection of new-gen IT and legacy systems. Unless it’s brand new and right off various assembly lines, servers, storage and networking inside every IT system can be consid...

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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH CAMPBELL TO DRIVE IT TRANSFORMATION ON AZURE

    Jul 16, 2018

    Microsoft Corp. and Campbell Soup Co. announced on Monday an alliance to modernize Campbell’s information technology (IT) platform through the Azure cloud by streamlining workflows and driving efficiencies.The migration to Azure is designed to improve the responsiveness of Campbell’s IT infrastructu...

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    HOW CRYPTOMINING IS THE ATTACK VECTOR DU JOUR - AS HACKERS INCREASINGLY TARGET CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jul 16, 2018

    Cryptojacking is on the way to replacing ransomware as the biggest threat for consumers and enterprises - and new research reveals the size of the effect crypto is having on cloud infrastructures.Cybersecurity firm Check Point Software, in its 'Cyber Attack Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Report', found that ...

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    HOW TO UPGRADE YOUR WORKSTATION WITH HIGH-CAPACITY RAID DATA STORAGE

    Jul 13, 2018

    When it comes to speeding up your older workstation, replacing the existing hard disks with solid state drives is probably the first step you should consider.Your workstation depends on its mass storage devices for more than just storing data and programs. Those swap files I mentioned in my previous...

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    SNOWFLAKE LAUNCHES DATA WAREHOUSE ON AZURE, DESPITE MS'S OWN DW

    Jul 12, 2018

    Here’s a business situation to think about: What if on a hot summer day your kid had a lemonade stand on a busy corner and was selling plenty of cool drinks. Then a friend asks if he can set up his own drink stand on the same corner, in direct competition to your kid’s business. Your kid says yes. H...

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    CLOUD CONSTELLATION, SPACECHAIN PARTNER FOR STORAGE IN SPACE

    Jul 11, 2018

    It’s only a matter of time before outer space becomes a routine location in the big picture of IT systems—especially when it concerns such functions as data storage and cryptocurrency processing.Satellites have long been used for transporting television, military, government and scientific data from...

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    SOLARWINDS ACQUIRES TRUSTED METRICS TO ADD REAL-TIME THREAT MONITORING TO CLOUD SECURITY MIX

    Jul 11, 2018

    SolarWinds is on the acquisition trail again – this time confirming the acquisition of Trusted Metrics, a real-time threat monitoring and management software provider.The acquisition will enable SolarWinds to release a new security product under the name of SolarWinds Threat Monitor, which is an aut...

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    TELCO SYSTEMS, FATPIPE NETWORKS BUILD SD-WAN TO RUN ON X86, ARM ARCHITECTURES

    Jul 11, 2018

    Telco Systems and SD-WAN vendor FatPipe Networks built a hardware agnostic SD-WAN offering. The joint product enables users to launch SD-WAN services over both Intel and ARM architectures while eliminating the need for additional virtual network function (VNF) services.The open SD-WAN product levera...

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    HOW VMWARE MANAGES OPEN SOURCE CODE AND COMPLIANCE

    Jul 11, 2018

    VMware is an active member of the open-source community, contributing its efforts to multiple projects and organizations. Helping to organize and lead VMware's open-source initiatives is the company's chief open source officer, Dirk Hohndel.In a video interview with eWEEK, Hohndel explains where ope...

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    GOOGLE INTRODUCES COST FORECAST FEATURE FOR CLOUD BILLING

    Jul 10, 2018

    Google has introduced a new cloud-billing feature that it says will enable enterprises to budget costs better by allowing them to quickly see how much they are likely to spend on cloud usage in a particular month. The new forecasting feature lets administrators see how costs are trending during a pa...

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    NEW STUDY NOTES NETWORK TROUBLE ORGANISATIONS FACE AMID STRONG PUBLIC CLOUD ADOPTION

    Jul 10, 2018

    Public cloud adoption will continue to go up and up – but as hybrid initiatives go up with them, concerns persist over how to handle cloud migration challenges. That’s the key finding from the latest study by VIAVI Solutions. The IT and network testing provider, in its most recent State of the Netwo...

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    ON-PREMISE ENTERPRISE DATA CENTER INVESTMENT BOOMING, REPORT SAYS

    Jul 09, 2018

    Adoption of cloud-based services has long been transforming the way business functions. In addition to investing big to access public cloud’s like those operated by Google and Amazon, investments in on-premise enterprise data center infrastructure are also increasing, according to new research from ...

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    WHY YOU NEED TO WORK THROUGH THE GROWING PAINS TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF MULTI-CLOUD

    Jul 09, 2018

    It’s no surprise that the cloud is highly utilized in the enterprise for everything from workloads to failover to DevOps. According to a 2018 State of the Cloud Survey, multi-cloud adoption has arrived —81 percent of respondents currently use a multi-cloud strategy, and organizations leverage almost...

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    GOOGLE TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES TO AVOID SUDDEN CLOUD SERVICE CUTOFFS

    Jul 09, 2018

    Today’s topics include Google cutting off a cloud platform customer without warning, and Dell going public after five years as a private company. On July 2, Google engineering support regional lead Brian Bender apologized for suspending services on a large customer account and outlined several measu...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD EYES FURTHER EMEA EXPANSION WITH LAUNCH OF PARTNER PROGRAM

    Jul 06, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud’s expansion outside of China and Asia Pacific has been well documented – and now the provider is firming up its commitments with the launch of a new EMEA partner program.The partner program will aim to look at four key areas; developing digital transformation in targeted vertical indus...

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    IF YOU’RE ADOPTING THE CLOUD IN YOUR ORGANISATION, YOU DON’T HAVE TO START FROM SCRATCH

    Jul 06, 2018

    Your organization recently launched its cloud adoption journey. Executives are supportive, and grassroots enthusiasts add energy to your effort. The whole initiative launched with proper planning and focus, and your task force is working well together. Despite the strong start, many days feel like a...

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    IBM LANDS SIX MAJOR EUROPEAN CLOUD DEALS

    Jul 04, 2018

    IBM has announced partnerships with six European firms using its cloud services to grow their AI, blockchain and analytics businesses.It will work closely with Dutch logistics firm Koopman Logistics to build its track and trace solution using IBM's blockchain technology. Koopman transports consignme...

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    AGL REVEALS VIRTUALIZATION STACK FOR THE SOFTWARE DEFINED VEHICLE

    Jul 04, 2018

    The Automotive Grade Linux project has unveiled plans for a virtualization framework for its Linux-based automotive distribution that provides a flexible, mixed criticality bus architecture to plug in multiple existing hypervisors and partitioners .Last August when The Linux Foundation’s Automotive ...

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    10 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM MICROSOFT EXECS ON CLOUD, AI AND WINDOWS

    Jul 03, 2018

    One year after Microsoft unveiled a wide array of changes aimed at accelerating its business with partners, CRN visited the company's headquarters in Redmond, Wash., to hear from key executives on how the transformation turned out. By many indications, the business has picked up the pace over the pa...

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    DELPHIX UPDATES DATAOPS PLATFORM FOR AWS, NETBACKUP, JENKINS

    Jul 03, 2018

    Delphix, which simply created its own sector of the IT market a year ago based on the way its platform manages and consumes data, on July 2 released updates that it says will give developers greater self-service capabilities to speed up application development times in key enterprise initiatives.Cel...

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    Jul 03, 2018

    Google is reviewing the manner in which it responds to potential fraudulent activity involving cloud customer accounts following criticism over a recent incident in which the company briefly shut down a customer's critical production application without warning. In its Medium blog July 2, Google eng...

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