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Mellanox improves data center efficiency with 25 Gb/s Ethernet to boost density/price point for hyper-scale deployments

Mellanox Technologies released Thursday its ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25 Gigabit Ethernet adapters that deliver optimal cost-performance and scalable connectivity for enterprise, cloud, telco, Web 2.0 and storage applications. Solutions powered by Mellanox, data center architects can now upgrade server communication from 10 to 25 Gb/s within the rack and leverage 100 Gb/s connections between switches to deliver application acceleration at a lower total cost of ownership (TCO). ConnectX-4 Lx EN provides […]

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IBM Cloud based on Apache Spark to help data scientists analyze big data

IBM launched Tuesday its cloud-based development environment for near real-time, high performance analytics, giving data scientists the ability to access and ingest data and deliver insight-driven models to developers. Available on the IBM Cloud Bluemix platform, the Data Science Experience provides 250 curated data sets, open source tools and a collaborative workspace to help data scientists uncover and share meaningful insights with developers, making it easier to rapidly develop applications […]

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IBM to buy EZSource for undisclosed sum; to help developers modernize mainframe applications for digital business

IBM Corp. announced Wednesday that it plans to acquire EZ Legacy Ltd. (EZSource), an Israel-based application discovery company, to help developers understand and change mainframe code based on data displayed on a dashboard and other visualizations. The planned acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2016 subject to completion of governmental review and customary closing conditions. Applications can be made up of millions of lines of code, […]

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CrowdStrike introduces open source Falcon Orchestrator with improved workflow automation; executing security forensics

CrowdStrike, a vendor of cloud-delivered endpoint protection, threat intelligence and response services, announced this week availability of CrowdStrike Falcon Orchestrator, an open source tool built on CrowdStrike’s Falcon Connect APIs. The unveiling of Falcon Orchestrator is part of CrowdStrike’s Spring release of new solutions and services which also includes introducing an updated and expanded set of APIs for the CrowdStrike Falcon Platformalong with next-generation antivirus features providing new ransomware protection […]

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IBM advances Watson Services by offering on Twilio Marketplace

IBM Corp. announced Tuesday that it was joining with Twilio, a cloud communications platform for developers, to introduce two new offerings, IBM Watson Message Sentiment and IBM Watson Message Insights, which will be available as add-ons in Twilio’s recently announced Marketplace. Pre-integrated with Twilio’s APIs, the new Watson offerings are now readily accessible as “Add-ons” to the more than one million registered developers in Twilio’s community, in addition to the […]

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Integral Memory delivers 256GB microSD card to increase storage on smartphones, tablets

Integral Memory debuted on Monday a 256GB microSD card that offers a double portion of memory for storage hungry mobile devices. Recent generations of smartphones and tablets, demand increased capacity to save high-resolution photographs and video as well as to accommodate increasing numbers of app installs and music downloads. The arrival of the new generation of microSDXC cards is set to deliver twice the memory capacity and the fast speeds […]

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SAPPHIRE NOW: SAP, Microsoft team to help enhance productivity, accelerate digital transformation in the cloud

SAP and Microsoft will provide on Tuesday joint plans to deliver broad support for the SAP HANA platform deployed on Microsoft Azure, simplify work through new integrations between Microsoft Office 365 and cloud solutions from SAP, delivering enhanced management and security for custom SAP Fiori apps. With SAP HANA on Azure, organizations across all industries will be able to deliver mission-critical applications and data analytics on a global scale with […]

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New F5 software pushes application security, management, orchestration to boost hybrid cloud support

F5 Networks launched Tuesday software-based solutions that enable customers to seamlessly integrate availability and security services, simplify device management, and better orchestrate IT infrastructure. To lower costs and boost efficiency, organizations are evolving toward more dynamic infrastructure models that combine physical, virtual, and cloud components. Supporting this transition, F5’s versatile solutions give customers the ability to take advantage of the benefits provided by traditional data center, cloud and hybrid architectures. […]

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New Dell SharePlex release boosts adoption of modern, analytic database platforms

Dell Software released Tuesday its SharePlex database replication and near real-time data integration solution. Continuing its evolution beyond traditional Oracle-to-Oracle replication capabilities, the latest release of Dell SharePlex enables users to replicate Oracle data directly to SAP HANA, Teradata or EnterpriseDB Postgres. In keeping with the focus of Dell’s line of systems and information management solutions, the new release of Dell SharePlex empowers organizations to spend less time worrying about […]

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