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Purdue University Global debuts cloud computing degree program; partners with ManTech to support IT professionals

Purdue University Global has introduced a bachelor of science degree in cloud computing, the first new degree program offered by Purdue Global since its establishment within the Purdue University system in April. The Purdue Global cloud computing program, developed with real-world requirements and input from experts at ManTech, will help students master the foundational goals of cloud computing. These include understanding cloud trends, recognizing best practices and evaluating different cloud […]

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FireEye Helix improves upon SIEM by combining security orchestration and cloud security with threat intelligence, case management, compliance reporting

FireEye announced on Wednesday a new release of FireEye Helix that moves toward automating security operations by combining integrated security information and event management (SIEM) capabilities with advanced security orchestration. Delivered through the cloud, FireEye Helix offers customers one central platform to detect threats, automate response, and simplify compliance reporting. To protect against fast-moving threats, organizations need the right mix of technology, expertise and processes. FireEye Helix integrates customers’ disparate […]

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OneStream Software receives FedRAMP Moderate authorization for XF Cloud CPM offering

OneStream Software received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorization for its XF Cloud solution on Wednesday. OneStream has achieved a FedRAMP Moderate authorization, helping it to expand business across federal government agencies. While OneStream already has several implementations in US government agencies, the FedRAMP Moderate authorization makes OneStream’s XF Cloud CPM platform more accessible to federal agencies seeking solutions for financial consolidation, reporting, planning, analysis and data quality. […]

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Amazon EC2 high memory instances become available for large in-memory databases

Amazon Web Services announced the availability of new High Memory instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Purpose built to run large in-memory databases, including production deployments of SAP HANA, Amazon EC2 High Memory instances deliver 6 TB, 9 TB, and 12 TB of memory, with 18 TB and 24 TB instances coming next year. Combining the largest memory sizes available in the cloud with the agility and reliability […]

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SNIA Cloud Data Management interface now available as an open source standard; non-SNIA members can contribute to the ISO Standard 17826

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) announced this week at its Storage Developer Conference, that the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) 2.0 specification is now an open source standard. This move empowers anyone to contribute to the ISO standard by simply signing the SNIA Contributor License Agreement.    Development of CDMI can now be done by using an open source tool chain to create the standard, making it significantly easier […]

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Hitachi Vantara improves cloud services with container security, multicloud support for DevOps and data services

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., announced enhancements to Hitachi Enterprise Cloud (HEC) Container Platform that enhance Hitachi’s managed cloud services offerings. New security, simplified multi-cloud management and faster deployment and management of Kubernetes container environments help customers simplify and accelerate their cloud initiatives. These enhancements help enterprises deliver business outcomes by maximizing the power of data no matter where it resides – from the data center […]

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Nasuni debuts multi-cloud offering to combine primary and archive file storage; automatically reduces cost as files age

Nasuni announced on Monday its initial multi-cloud solution that frees enterprise IT organizations from having to migrate unstructured data. The new release of Nasuni Cloud File Services eliminates the distinction between primary Network Attached Storage (NAS) data and secondary archive data with the first combined solution that scales without limit using cloud object storage, and that automatically aligns what customers pay with their access requirements. By providing applications and users […]

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Ampere releases eMAG for hyperscale cloud computing; partners with Lenovo to deliver Ampere eMAG server platform

Ampere, which is developing an Arm-based server platform for the future of hyperscale cloud and edge computing, announced availability of its initial generation Armv8-A 64-bit processors for data centers. Already selected by Lenovo and several ODMs, the Ampere eMAG processors deliver improved total cost of ownership (TCO) value, high-performance compute, high memory capacity, and rich I/O to address cloud workloads including big data, web tier and in-memory databases. Ampere also […]

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Scality Zenko 1.0 frees both open source users and enterprises to leverage ideal services from public and private clouds

Scality announced Wednesday availability of Zenko 1.0, its cloud-native multi-cloud data controller. Available now in both open source and enterprise editions, Zenko was built from the ground up to address the challenges of modern cloud application development and data management, overcoming the challenges of complexity and lock-in that come with prevailing cloud storage services. Zenko will store all data unmodified so that it can be accessed and acted on in […]

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