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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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Sungard Availability Services delivers disaster recovery to enterprises with cloud-based recovery for SAP HANA

Sungard Availability Services debuted Monday cloud-based recovery for SAP HANA to allow more businesses to reap the benefits of cloud-based disaster recovery (DR). Enterprises will now be able to using on-premise SAP HANA environments leverage Sungard AS virtualized SAP HANA servers as part of a comprehensive cloud-based DR strategy. This solution provides replication and recovery of SAP HANA production environments deployed on x86 SAP HANA servers with Tailored Datacenter Integration […]

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Oracle sets eyes on Utilities segment; acquires Opower to become significant cloud provider in $2.3 trillion market

Oracle announced Monday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Opower, vendor of customer engagement and energy efficiency cloud services to utilities, for US$10.30 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately $532 million, net of Opower’s cash. The Board of Directors of Opower has unanimously approved the transaction. The transaction is expected to close this year, subject to Opower’s stockholders tendering a majority of […]

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SwiftStack Object Storage v4.0 software simplifies enterprise private cloud delivery

Object storage vendor SwiftStack launched this week SwiftStack version 4.0, the latest of its object storage software with new customer-driven capabilities that deliver scale and metadata search as well as plans for file native access and cloud synchronization. These new features are designed to further simplify and accelerate customer journeys from traditional file systems to more flexible, scalable cloud infrastructures. SwiftStack 4.0 offers integrated load balancing that reduces the need […]

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