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Scale Computing partners with Workspot to ease VDI for small, midsize enterprises

Hyperconverged storage vendor Scale Computing announced Wednesday a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution that combines the simplicity, scalability, and availability of its hyperconverged infrastructure with Workspot’s simple, modern VDI 2.0. The pre-validated and integrated solution enables small and midsize companies to deploy virtual desktops across the organization in as little as 60 minutes at half the cost of traditional VDI installments. Workspot designed their VDI 2.0 solution to be simple […]

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Demandbase debuts AI-powered business graph DemandGraph to capture business behavior and relationships

Demandbase launched Monday DemandGraph, the B2B marketing sector’s initial artificial intelligence driven business graph that captures and monitors in-depth business behavior and relationships across businesses worldwide. DemandGraph now powers Demandbase’s Account-Based Marketing platform spanning advertising, marketing, sales and analytics solutions. DemandGraph enables B2B marketers to understand the entire business network of a company—customers, partners, suppliers, competitors, investments, regulatory filings and more to identify which companies and buying committees are in-market […]

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Microsoft adds security, performance to its Azure HDInsight to make Hadoop enterprise-ready for clouds

Microsoft announced Thursday new capabilities in its managed Hadoop and Spark cloud services Azure HDInsight to make Hadoop enterprise-ready in the cloud and easy for users with security capabilities of any cloud Hadoop solution, big data query speeds that approach data warehousing performance, and new notebook experiences for data scientists all on the latest Hortonworks Data Platform 2.5 and Spark 2.0 platform. Spark 2.0 is a major release that overhauls […]

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New SUSE program focuses on enterprise Linux, software-defined storage, OpenStack cloud for channel partners

SUSE announced Tuesday advancements that make it easier for channel partners to address the key needs of their customers with the introduction of a new SUSE channel partner program. Partners that resell open source enterprise technology from SUSE will benefit from new, improved training and certification pathways along with enhanced profitability structures that recognize and reward partners’ engagement with SUSE. The program focuses on four SUSE solution areas for channel […]

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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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Riverbed updates software-defined line to boost cloud-first and digital transformation initiatives

Riverbed Technology unveiled Tuesday a line of software-defined solutions to accelerate cloud-first and digital transformation strategies that are critical for businesses to succeed in the digital world. The company released SteelConnect 2.0, an application-defined SD-WAN solution that delivers enterprise-scale networking for cloud offerings and integrated visibility; Riverbed Cloud-Ready Branch, a software-defined, cloud-ready solution that provides a simple, agile and scalable way to deploy and manage all branch office IT needs; […]

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New Teradata Borderless Analytics provides seamless shifting of analytic workloads across hybrid clouds

Teradata released Monday its “borderless analytics” capability that is made possible by the latest versions of Teradata QueryGrid software for analytics across heterogeneous, multi-system data stores, and Teradata Unity software for automated and seamless orchestration of a Teradata multi-system environment. The company aims to break down the borders of yesterday’s single system, single technology analytics and empowering companies to analyze data where they want, when they want, and across the […]

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QNAP debuts dual-core NAS TS-251A and TS-451A with USB QuickAccess Port; supporting 4K video playback

QNAP Systems released dual-core 2-bay TS-251A and the 4-bay TS-451A NAS (network attached storage) systems that include a unique USB QuickAccess port to directly connect them to computers via USB 3.0, offering great plug-and-use convenience to access files stored on the NAS with up to 100 MB/s throughput. Coupled with NAS and iSCSI SAN features, it provides a complete storage solution for file backup, synchronization, and remote access. With two […]

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Q9 offers scalable private cloud services based on Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform

Enterprise cloud computing company Nutanix announced this week that Q9, a Canadian provider of outsourced data center services, has deployed the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform as the technology supporting its Private Cloud product offerings, complementing its core co-location operations. By offering a Nutanix-powered Dedicated Private Cloud solution, Q9 continues to enhance its existing offerings to provide application-focused infrastructure solutions for its clients. Q9 clients across many industry verticals such as […]

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