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
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


I am pleased to have an opportunity to share my thoughts on the importance of securing the digital identification and data of individuals, the enterpise, medical servivces, and finicial transactions in our rapidly growing mobile world....

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Rackspace builds up Fanatical Support for Microsoft with PCI compliance, cloud replication for Microsoft Hyper-V

Rackspace announced Monday several releases that enhance security, compliance and data assurance for its Microsoft offerings. Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure is now available for customers with Payment Card Industry (PCI) workloads on Azure, making Rackspace one of the only managed service providers to extend PCI compliance to managed Azure workloads. Rackspace also launched two new offerings for Microsoft Hyper-V. Cloud Replication for Hyper-V, powered by Azure Site Recovery, provides […]


Oracle announces Java SE 9, EE 8 for faster releases, open source engagement

Oracle announced the general availability of Java SE 9 (JDK 9), Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8) and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). JDK 9 is a production-ready implementation of the Java SE 9 Platform Specification, which was recently approved together with Java EE 8 in the Java Community Process (JCP). Java SE 9 provides more than 150 new features, including a new module system […]

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Splice Machine’s Database-as-a-Service platform available as a fully managed service on AWS Marketplace

Splice Machine, provider of hybrid database management system (DBMS), announced on Monday public release of its Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. With Splice Machine, companies can develop and deploy a new generation of predictive applications designed to integrate fast data streaming, transactional workloads, analytics and machine learning to improve continuous predictions and decision-making. Early testers have given the service very positive feedback, ranking it easy to […]

Data Backup

Fortanix debuts commercially available runtime encryption using Intel SGX to protect sensitive data during runtime

Fortanix Inc. announced Thursday its initial commercially available Runtime Encryption solution using Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX) to best protect private data even during runtime. Now organizations can leverage a Runtime Encryption environment where they can run their most sensitive applications with complete and deterministic privacy, as data remains encrypted and completely protected from cloud providers, system administrators, insiders, government subpoena, and network hackers. In conjunction with this first Intel […]

Data Storage

Cisco debuts transformational systems management platform, strategy for UCS and HyperFlex

Cisco unveiled this week Cisco Intersight, a management and automation platform for Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) and Cisco HyperFlex Systems, marking the start of a multi-year strategic program to provide customers with clear IT advantages that support their competitive business goals. Cisco Intersight simplifies data center operations by delivering systems management as-a-service, alleviating the need to maintain islands of on-premise management infrastructure. Complete system lifecycle management is delivered […]

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Riverbed allows edge sites to leverage Microsoft Azure cloud as primary data center or storage tier

Riverbed Technology previewed Monday the Riverbed SteelFusion Azure-Ready Edge, extending the flexibility and benefits of Azure cloud storage out to the edge of the network. By supporting Microsoft Hyper-V as the virtualization engine, the SteelFusion Azure-Ready Edge will give remote locations direct access to the Azure cloud for use as a primary storage tier, allowing data to be provisioned, protected and recovered directly from Azure. With this new capability, SteelFusion […]

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