Disruption of critical public services or data compromise can cost people their privacy, their livelihoods and sometimes even their lives. What IT security threats do enterprises have to deal with today? Large Organizations Not Yet Able to Secure their Complex IT Environments
With more than 75% of enterprise security breaches due to external threat actors, how can organizations apply intelligence and automation to augment digital defenses? The State of Digital Defense
Be aware that all public cloud providers are not alike. The Critical First Steps Towards Leveraging the Public Cloud to Meet Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Compliance Regulations
Fixing bottleneck issues is crucial and requires first identifying the underperforming component. Five Common Application Bottlenecks and Recommended Resolutions
Data virtualization is fast emerging as an architectural approach to quickly gain control over sensitive customer information stored across multiple systems. Protected by Design - How Data Virtualization Can Reduce Data Privacy Risk
Promisingly, security features and protections in the major public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure and GCP) have come a long way. Managing Cloud Infrastructure to Prevent Security Gaps
Perhaps the most obvious advantage of VM-based solutions is that multiple VM tenants can execute code on the same physical hardware. Challenges of Using Virtual Machines As Cloud Storage


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Alibaba Cloud aligns with VMware to accelerate digital transformation; deliver hybrid cloud solutions to enterprises

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, and VMware announced on Thursday at The Computing Conference 2018 a partnership with VMware to deliver hybrid cloud solutions to help organizations with their digital transformation. Alibaba Cloud will provide enterprises with compelling solutions to meet their cloud computing needs including greater flexibility and data deployment options. Combining VMware’s hybrid cloud software portfolio with Alibaba Cloud’s scalable cloud infrastructure, enterprises will […]


Scality Zenko 1.0 frees both open source users and enterprises to leverage ideal services from public and private clouds

Scality announced Wednesday availability of Zenko 1.0, its cloud-native multi-cloud data controller. Available now in both open source and enterprise editions, Zenko was built from the ground up to address the challenges of modern cloud application development and data management, overcoming the challenges of complexity and lock-in that come with prevailing cloud storage services. Zenko will store all data unmodified so that it can be accessed and acted on in […]

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Turbonomic boost Microsoft partnership; debuts public cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Azure

Turbonomic announced this week capabilities that help customers accelerate cloud migration and optimize workloads in Microsoft Azure environments. New Reserved Instance (RI) purchasing capabilities for Microsoft Azure Hybrid Benefit and Azure Site Recovery (ASR) integration deliver the industry’s fastest and most accurate cloud assessments for Azure customers. This announcement closely follows other recently announced Turbonomic capabilities for self-managing container platforms across customers’ Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering of choice. Additionally, recognizing Turbonomic’s unique […]

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New Kaspersky Small Office Security delivers improved protection for a seamless user experience

Kaspersky Lab announced this week next generation of Kaspersky Small Office Security, which adds protection against ransomware and crypto-miners for file servers, support for Microsoft Windows protection during computer reboot and application update, as well as numerous improvements to functionality and performance. Small businesses can experience cyberthreats just like medium and large businesses, but unlike larger organizations, they may not be able to prioritize IT security. In fact, nearly a […]

Data Storage

Cloudian joins iRODS Consortium; as its HyperStore Enterprise Object Storage certified with iRODS platform

Cloudian announced Tuesday that it has joined the iRODS Consortium, the foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS). Testing for HyperStore enterprise object storage with iRODS is complete, and users may now deploy the combined solution where local workflows require cost-effective, exabyte-scalable storage and ease of integration. iRODS is free open source software for data discovery, workflow automation, secure collaboration and data virtualization used […]

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Couchbase releases commercial implementation of SQL++ with N1QL for analytics

Couchbase Inc., announced Thursday launch of N1QL for Analytics, its commercial query language implementation compatible with the SQL++ language framework. SQL++ specifies how to create principled, next generation query languages that bring together the full power of SQL with the flexibility of JSON, helping advance the adoption of document-oriented data and the JSON data format. The development of the SQL++ framework began nearly a decade ago as UC San Diego’s […]

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