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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QNAP debuts TVS-x73e 4/6/8-bay NAS, featuring AMD RX-421BD quad-core APU, dual PCIe slots, M.2 SSD slots

QNAP Systems released Thursday its high-performance TVS-x73e series – an SMB NAS lineup featuring an AMD RX-421BD quad-core APU, up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, two M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD slots for SSD cache acceleration with Qtier auto-tiering, the USB QuickAccess port, dual 4K HDMI output, and hardware-assisted 4K video transcoding acceleration. Designed for versatile business needs, the secure and scalable TVS-x73e series provides a pair of PCIe slots for flexibly […]


New Striim v3.8 adds multi-threaded delivery to boost SQL-based Stream processing for Apache Kafka

Striim Inc., provider of real-time data integration and streaming analytics platform, announced on Tuesday that it has launched version 3.8 of the Striim platform, enhancing the scalability and ease-of-use of its streaming integration and SQL-based stream processing capabilities for Apache Kafka. New features such as multi-threaded delivery into Kafka, and an enhanced reader for Kafka with automated mapping of partitions, enable dramatic increases in performance and productivity. Version 3.8 also […]

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The Linux Foundation announces Linux on Azure training course to speed with Linux and vice versa

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced on Thursday the availability of a new training course, LFS205 – Administering Linux on Azure. A large number of the virtual machines running in Azure are utilizing the Linux operating system. Both Linux and Azure professionals should make sure they know how to manage Linux workloads in an Azure environment as this trend is likely to continue. […]

Data Backup

Veeam buys N2WS for $42.5 million to improve availability and protection for AWS Cloud

Veeam Software announced on Tuesday that it has acquired N2WS, provider of cloud-native enterprise backup and disaster recovery for Amazon Web Services (AWS), in an all-cash deal worth $42.5 million. N2WS delivers IaaS data protection, providing a cloud-native backup solution specifically designed for AWS workloads, enabling organizations to back up data and applications as often as needed and recover them in seconds. N2WS grew revenues by 102 percent in 2017. […]

Data Storage

Western Digital provides G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle with Thunderbolt 3, ev Series Bay adapters for creative content users

Western Digital introduced on Tuesday  two new ultra-transportable solutions in its high-powered G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle product family. The new solutions are designed to meet the demands of professional content creators who need lightning-fast transfer speed and a high-capacity storage solution that can be moved from the studio to wherever the project takes the user, and back. The 4-bay G-SPEED Shuttle solution seamlessly integrates into the Thunderbolt 3 ecosystem and delivers […]

Data Protection

F5 survey discloses that digital transformation initiatives driving sudden surge in emerging application services

F5 Networks announced on Tuesday results of its 2018 State of Application Delivery report. The global customer survey shows accelerating multi-cloud deployments are enabling organizations to select the cloud platform that best meets the requirements of a specific application. However, this also increases the challenges many companies face in managing operations and security across multiple clouds as they transform their application portfolio to compete in the digital economy. In its […]

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