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
The WADJET system is a real advance over other systems – it allows you to easily identify problems in a large, complex network without having to click through a long set of pop-ups from a dashboard, or parse a long list of events. A Deep-Dive Review of the WADJET System
Every day, more than four million data records are lost or stolen and this year alone, we have seen it surpass the one billion mark. Secure the Breach
Check out the steps data center operators can take to bridge IT and facility needs to optimize the physical infrastructure for SDDCs. Is Your Data Center Ready for SDDC?
Today’s virtualization specialists who want to be successful must pursue every opportunity to better understand all parts of the infrastructure stack and how they are impacted by the growing hybrid IT strategy. Becoming the Virtualization Admin of Tomorrow


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Pivot3 unveils Acuity, its hyperconverged infrastructure with enhanced performance for enterprise datacenters

Hyperconverged infrastructure company Pivot3 released Tuesday Acuity, its initial priority-aware HCI software platform that enables IT to consolidate multiple mixed-application workloads onto a single infrastructure while also delivering improved performance. Pivot3 positions the Acuity-based hyperconverged solutions as being performance architected, priority-aware, and policy-based. Acuity comes with a comprehensive set of data services that help enterprise IT drive efficiency in the data center, including Pivot3’s patented erasure coding which delivers up to 82-percent […]


IBM begins four cloud data centers in U.S. to support growing demand for cognitive capabilities

IBM announced Wednesday opening of four new IBM Cloud data centers in the United States to support growing enterprise demand for cloud infrastructure that can provide access to services like IoT, blockchain, quantum computing and cognitive. The opening of two new facilities in Dallas, Texas, and two new facilities in Washington, D.C., is a key part of IBM’s investment to expand its global cloud footprint in 2017. The new U.S. facilities can help enable companies to […]

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Red Hat debuts containerized API management platform to boost flexibility, scale and control

Open source company Red Hat introduced on Tuesday Red Hat 3scale API Management as a fully containerized, on-premise offering for end-to-end API lifecycle management. The on-premise release builds on the existing cloud-based SaaS offering and expands the deployment options available for the platform, providing organizations with a flexible solution for managing application programming interfaces (APIs) at scale within their own datacenter. Red Hat 3scale API Management Platform makes it easy to […]

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StackIQ Stacki 4.0 supports SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Raspberry Pi and NetApp storage arrays

StackIQ, makers of the bare metal provisioning platform Stacki, announced Wednesday availability of a new major release of their software, Stacki 4.0. Stacki 4.0 includes support for new platforms such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, Raspberry Pi and NetApp; new ease of use features; and updates to existing support for Kubernetes and Docker. With Stacki 4.0, users get access to advanced Hostfile parameters in spreadsheets including the ability to specify […]

Data Storage

Rackspace boosts portfolio of professional services for AWS to include migration management, cloud automation 

Rackspace expanded Thursday its managed service offerings for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud to include a portfolio of Professional Services. The Fanatical Support for AWS Professional Services are tailored to support customers who are new to, or growing on, AWS and need deep, customized expertise to help enable their AWS Cloud journey in key areas such as architectural design, migrations, cloud automation and DevOps. This new offering aligns with Rackspace’s […]

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Western Digital ships fourth-generation Helium hard drive platform with Ultrastar He12 12TB advanced storage drives

Western Digital Corp. announced Wednesday that it has begun shipping its fourth-generation helium-based hard drive with its 12TB HGST-branded Ultrastar He12 hard drive. The Ultrastar He12 12TB hard drive is the next generation of the company’s high capacity enterprise-class drive with HelioSeal technology, providing customers with a data storage solution addressing the expansive information management needs and demanding performance requirements of existing enterprise, cloud and hyperscale workloads. Known for high […]

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