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Syncplicity improves productivity at digital workplace with Microsoft Office, Azure integrations

Syncplicity released Wednesday a new set of features for a seamless collaboration experience across Syncplicity and Microsoft Office to offer users easy, secure access to the applications used daily. In addition, global support of Microsoft Azure cloud storage gives IT another option for storage choice for hybrid or all cloud solutions. By seamlessly working with and integrating into Microsoft Office 365, Syncplicity’s features enable cross-enterprise communication and collaboration, maximizing a […]

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IBM, Cisco merge to tap the power of IBM Watson, Cisco Spark to form a suite of cloud-based workplace tools, applications

IBM and Cisco will partner to blend and integrate the strengths of each company to transform how knowledge-workers collaborate and work. The companies will form a suite of cloud-based workplace tools and applications infused with IBM Watson. The companies aim to make collaboration simpler by combining IBM’s advanced analytics, Watson, and email and social offerings with Cisco’s collaboration solutions, including business messaging, meeting and calling offerings. The two companies will […]

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Mist debuts cloud-based wireless networking platform to offer mobile experiences

Mist unveiled two services launched on the Mist cloud platform: Mist business-critical Wi-Fi; and Mist’s patented Virtual Bluetooth Low Energy (vBLE). Currently available, Mist products are already in use by many medium-to-large organizations globally. Mist is an extensible, programmable microservices cloud architecture for the indoor wireless technologies of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). A Mist wireless network understands and adapts to each user, how they are moving, the devices […]

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IBM targets cloud developers by taking Bluemix Garage to NYC; targeting fintech, blockchain, emerging technology

IBM opened on Tuesday its Bluemix Garage in New York City to help power the city’s growing concentration of developers, entrepreneurs, and fintech companies with cloud and blockchain. The New York City location is the latest to join IBM’s growing network of Bluemix Garages around the world, which includes a location in Tokyo that is helping companies like Mizuho Financial Group explore the use of cloud and blockchain. IBM also […]

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Samsung aligns with Red Hat to improve storage in cloud and analytics-focused data centers

Samsung Electronics announced this week that its NVMe (SSD) Reference Design will be used with Red Hat Ceph Storage, a software-defined storage platform, in a new high performance Ceph Reference Architecture by Samsung. The Samsung NVMe Reference system is engineered to provide a storage server node that includes matching CPUs, networking, and storage-PCIe connectivity to deploy large amounts of NVMe SSDs and maximize the performance of Ceph. Samsung’s NVMe Reference […]

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HDS launches converged and hyperconverged offerings for virtualization, cloud environments

Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., launched Tuesday its Unified Compute Platform 2000 (UCP 2000) converged system and UCP HC V240, which is the first member of the new Hitachi Unified Compute Platform HC (UCP HC) line of hyper-converged solutions. Both systems are flexible, agile and scalable for enterprises on their digital transformation journey. Built on proven Hitachi technology, these solutions reduce cost and risk to […]

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Hedvig debuts CloudScale Reference Architectures to offer enterprise-ready Docker solutions

Hedvig announced Monday its end-to-end CloudScale Reference Architectures to provide enterprises with proven, tested infrastructure templates. Hedvig unveiled three enterprise-ready Docker solutions built on Quanta Cloud Technology, ContainerX and ClusterHQ technology to help enterprise DevOps and ITOps teams save time, lower costs and reduce the complexity of deploying containers using Docker data center, Windows and VMware. With 67 percent of enterprises expected to increase spending on software-defined infrastructure in 2016, […]

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Scale Computing debuts HC1000 line of hyperconverged infrastructure to meet SMB needs

Scale Computing released Wednesday an SSD-enabled entry to its HC1000 line of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions for less than $25,000, designed to meet the critical needs in the SMB market for simplicity, scalability and affordability. The HC1150 combines virtualization with servers and high performance flash storage to provide a complete, highly available datacenter infrastructure solution at the lowest price possible. Offering complete line of features found in the HC2000 and […]

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PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite gets certification with Mirantis OpenStack, Fuel

PLUMgrid, vendor of scalable SDN and NFV solutions for OpenStack clouds, announced Wednesday that its Open Networking Suite (ONS) 5.0 is now fully integrated with Mirantis OpenStack distribution and the Fuel automation framework. This integration includes full support by PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite and CloudApex, enabling OpenStack operators to deploy private and public clouds with on-demand network services. With this announcement, PLUMgrid and Mirantis customers can now use Fuel to […]

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