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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SolarWinds adds Access Rights Management to its IT management lineup, following the 8MAN acquisition

SolarWinds, provider of IT management software, announced on Thursday that it has launched SolarWinds ARM following the acquisition of 8MAN, an early stage Access Rights Management (ARM) solution company with technology that fits the SolarWinds model of easy-to-use products designed with the needs of the technology professional in mind. The acquisition of 8MAN and their technology and development team led to a subsequent product release that is another milestone advancing […]


Rubrik announces Andes 5.0 release for enterprises to protect, automate, govern applications and data across hybrid clouds

Rubrik announced the Andes 5.0 release of its Cloud Data Management platform, delivering a single software to protect, automate, and govern applications and data across datacenters and clouds. Rubrik Andes, the company’s fourteenth and most expansive release, accelerates enterprise digital transformation with innovation for mission-critical applications, including Oracle and SAP HANA business data platform, and cloud-native applications, including Microsoft Office 365 and NoSQL databases. As enterprises drive digital transformation initiatives, […]

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The Linux Foundation advances Ceph Foundation to manage data growth and information generated from cloud, container, AI applications

The Linux Foundation announced this week that over 30 global technology leaders are forming a new foundation to support the Ceph open source project community to manage the massive growth in data and information generated from cloud, container and AI applications. The Ceph project develops a unified distributed storage system providing applications with object, block, and file system interfaces. Founding Premier members of Ceph Foundation include Amihan, Canonical, China Mobile, […]

Data Backup

Panasas debuts ActiveStor Ultra featuring PANFS 8, its plug-and-play portable parallel file system

Panasas announced ActiveStor Ultra, next generation of its high-performance computing (HPC) storage solution, featuring PanFS 8, its plug-and-play, portable, parallel file system. ActiveStor Ultra expands Panasas’ position by delivering up to 75 GB/s per rack on industry-standard commodity hardware, as well as enterprise-grade reliability and manageability, at a competitive price point. ActiveStor Ultra is delivered as a fully integrated plug-and-play appliance running PanFS 8 on industry-standard hardware. PanFS 8 is […]

Data Storage

New Ultrastar DC ME200 drive expands servers with memory capacity for data processing, scaling databases, cloud services

Western Digital Corp., a data infrastructure company, announced this week that it is extending the breadth and depth of its data center portfolio into the rapidly evolving in-memory computing market segment. The new Ultrastar DC ME200 Memory Extension Drive is the company’s initial product that enables customers to better optimize in-memory system capacity/performance for running demanding applications that drive real-time analytics and business insights. The Ultrastar memory drive provides cost-efficient, […]

Data Protection

SonicWall secures hybrid clouds to include zero-touch deployment, secure SD-WAN for enterprises, SMBs

SonicWall announced Tuesday Capture Cloud Platform capabilities that include zero-touch deployment and secure SD-WAN (software-defined WAN) designed for distributed enterprises and organizations with hybrid cloud environments. The company also announced enhancements to the Capture Security Center with personalized Risk Meters that deliver company-specific, real-time threat intelligence and risk scoring, as well as Hyper-V, Azure and AWS support for its virtual firewall series. SonicWall Zero-Touch Deployment allows organizations to configure firewall […]

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