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Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is now FedRAMP authorized; available in AWS GovCloud (US)

Amazon Web Services announced this week that its Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is now FedRAMP authorized with a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) at the High Impact Level provided by the Joint Authorization Board (JAB). There is no additional charge for FedRAMP-compliant ElastiCache for Redis. United States government customers and their partners can now use the latest version of ElastiCache for Redis to process and store their FedRAMP systems, data, […]

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Nutanix enterprise cloud OS hyperconvergence-cased offering certified for SAP HANA; to help deliver improved agility and 1-click simplicity

Enterprise cloud computing company Nutanix announced that its AHV hypervisor and Enterprise Cloud OS platform hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution, has met SAP’s criteria for running production SAP HANA deployments. This will allow businesses that use SAP solutions to benefit from the simplicity and agility of HCI technology to deliver a modern IT architecture for SAP’s in-memory relational database platform. SAP has certified the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS platform with AHV […]

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Storj Labs introduces partner program to create revenue opportunities for open source projects and companies

Storj Labs announced on Wednesday its Open Source Partner Program, which enables open-source projects to generate revenue when their users store data in the cloud. Unlike most traditional cloud platforms, where the vast majority of open-source usage does not provide direct monetary benefit to the project, the Storj network has been designed to provide a sustaining revenue stream to the open-source projects whose code is used on the network. The […]

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VMworld 2018: VMware set to acquire multi-cloud operation platform startup CloudHealth Technologies

VMware announced Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CloudHealth Technologies. With over 3,000 global customers, CloudHealth Technologies delivers a cloud operations platform across AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. The platform enables customers to help analyze and manage cloud cost, usage, security, and performance centrally for native public clouds.   VMware Cloud Services will have the ability to add delivery of consistent operations across clouds to […]

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Caveonix aligns with VMware; delivers proactive risk management platform for VMware cloud provider partners

Caveonix announced a new collaboration with VMware where its comprehensive hybrid cloud workload protection platform, RiskForesight, is now available through the VMware Cloud Provider Program. The program includes value-added solutions from VMware and its partners that are delivered on a rental basis to customers through its cloud provider partners. Caveonix’s RiskForesight platform is available for any VMware Cloud Provider Program partner to consume through the program. The platform allows service […]

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Morpheus Data bridges agility gap with end-to-end orchestration of hybrid IT on any cloud and platform

Morpheus Data announced major updates to its next generation cloud management platform (CMP) which will help IT Operations teams orchestrate software defined networks, multi-cloud high availability, and leading configuration management tools. New integrations enable customers to simplify networking with VMware NSX and phpIPAM; assure service levels with the Zerto IT Resilience Platform; and scale IT automation with Ansible Tower and Ansible Vault. By bringing together over 75 third-party tools under […]

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AWS announces availability of T3 instances for Amazon EC2 to provide up to 30 percent better price performance over T2 instances

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced Tuesday availability of T3 instances, the next generation of burstable general-purpose instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), providing up to 30 percent improved price performance than previous generation T2 instances. Designed for applications with variable CPU usage that experience occasional spikes in demand – such as microservices, low-latency interactive applications, small and medium databases, virtual desktops, development environments, code […]

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SwiftStack assists Premiere Digital increase performance, resource utilization, while reducing cost of on-premise and cloud workloads

SwiftStack, vendor of multi-cloud data management, announced Tuesday that Premiere Digital Services, a global media processing and content distribution leader, is using SwiftStack software for a more flexible storage and compute workflow that takes full advantage of on-premises resources and multi-cloud capabilities. With this deployment, Premiere Digital is able to move less-demanding workloads off Tier 1 storage, burst compute workloads to the public cloud as needed, and increase efficiency when […]

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Citrix and ServiceNow enhance workspace automation and employee experience to save time and improve productivity

In order to help organizations make the shift to people-centric computing by providing a workspace experience, Citrix announced on Monday availability of the Citrix IT Service Management Connector, certified by ServiceNow and now available in the ServiceNow Store. Citrix and ServiceNow have worked together to deliver this first of its kind solution. Citrix ITSM Connector reduces the time commonly associated with application and desktop provisioning, improving the experience ServiceNow ITSM […]

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