If each news-grabbing data breach headline is a wake-up call, then most companies are in a deep asleep. Cyber Security State of the Union – Are We Better Off?
It is a matter of when— not if—a material file data leakage incident will occur in your organization. Combating File Sharing Data Leakage: Part Two
Runtime application self-protection, or RASP, a term coined by research firm Gartner, Inc., is the cyber equivalent of seat belts. Drivetime vs. Runtime: Applying Motor Vehicle Safety to Application Security
The threat of file data leakage and actual incidents not only adds reputation risk but introduces compliance liabilities ranging from fines and loss of business transactions to possible imprisonment. Combating File Sharing Data Leakage
The use cases for tape storage span from active archives, tape as NAS, storage tiering, and tape in the cloud. Plot Twist: Tape Never Went Away
A look at the steps companies can take to mitigate dark data. Combining People and Technology To Illuminate Dark Data
A software defined approach paves the way for the introduction of hyperconverged computing, which is ideal for VDI deployments, especially in Windows 10. VDI Comes of Age with Windows 10


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Samsung launches 960 PRO and EVO Solid State Drives to speed up NVMe era for consumers

Samsung Electronics America unveiled this week its Samsung 960 PRO and 960 EVO, its newest solid state drives (SSDs). The V-NAND based, M.2 form factor SSDs were built on the company’s category-defining Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD leadership. With high performance, endurance and capacity topped with all new and more robust Samsung Magician software package, Samsung continues to accelerate the NVMe era. The 960 PRO and 960 EVO SSDs redefine […]


Oracle transforms cloud infrastructure market with improved choice, performance and flexibility

Oracle introduced Monday an array of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings in the industry, which include bare metal cloud servers that are 11.5 times faster and 20 percent cheaper than the fastest solution offered by the competition. The new additions to the Oracle Cloud Platform enable customers to get the best of both multi-tenant and single-tenant environments and include Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services, Oracle Ravello Cloud Service, Oracle Container Cloud Service […]

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OpenIO validates its technology on Kinetic Open Storage to simplify large configurations

Open source object storage company OpenIO Inc. has announced OpenIO’s Kinetic Open Storage certification as part of its participation in Kinetic Plugfest, an open source project hosted by the Linux Foundation, and anticipates the next storage industry revolution. OpenIO SDS now integrates the Kinetic Open Storage platform to enable a new scale-out storage approach. While keeping critical features of the OpenIO technology, such as built-in tiering, never rebalance, erasure coding, […]

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Datadog unveils Application Performance Monitoring offering to boost visibility into cloud environments

Datadog released Wednesday a new Application Performance Monitoring (APM) extension to its platform that extends the company’s cloud monitoring platform to quickly identify code-level issues. This offering has been specifically built to help devops teams troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed applications that use hybrid clouds, microservices or containers. Datadog’s APM solution supports a variety of use cases, including performance optimization and outage diagnosis to reduce the impact of costly downtime […]

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Virtual Instruments unveils VirtualWisdom5 infrastructure performance monitoring solution for SAN, NAS environments

Infrastructure performance analytics provider Virtual Instruments launched Tuesday VirtualWisdom5 and the new VirtualWisdom Network Attached Storage (NAS) Performance Probe. VirtualWisdom5 is a vendor-independent cross-domain infrastructure performance monitoring and analytics solution with visibility into both SAN and NAS environments. It offers easy access to real-time wire data and actionable analytics to ensure performance and availability for mission-critical applications across physical, virtual and cloud environments. VirtualWisdom5 delivers support for the new NAS […]

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Red Hat pushes DevOps adoption and application scalability with new version of OpenShift Container Platform

Open source vendor Red Hat announced Thursday that its OpenShift Container Platform 3.3 will deliver new developer features and deployment scalability, on a secure enterprise container platform, to improve application delivery across the hybrid cloud. Powered by open industry standards and built on the foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.3 offers a single platform delivering Linux container and container orchestration innovation, along with application […]

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