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AWS Certificate Manager allows users to provision, manage, deploy SSL/TLS certificates for use with AWS services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced recently its AWS Certificate Manager service in the AWS GovCloud (US) region that lets users provision, manage, and deploy Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) certificates for use with AWS services. SSL/TLS certificates are used to secure network communications and establish the identity of websites over the internet. AWS Certificate Manager removes the time-consuming manual process of purchasing, uploading, and renewing SSL/TLS certificates. With AWS […]

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Intel adds to its datacenter lineup with P4501 Series 3D NAND SSD to provide efficient storage for cloud

Intel announced Tuesday its Intel Solid State Drive Data Center P4501 Series—a member of the second generation Intel 3D NAND SSD family that combines a new Intel-developed controller, firmware innovations, and 3D NAND density in efficient, low power, small form factor designs. These drives are optimized for the storage needs of cloud and software-defined infrastructures and enable data centers to do more per server. To minimize service disruptions and help […]

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Computex 2017: Nvidia expands partner base to build AI systems for cloud computing, hyperscale data centers

Nvidia launched Tuesday a partner program with several original design manufacturers (ODM) such as Foxconn, Inventec, Quanta and Wistron to meet the demands for AI cloud computing. Through the NVIDIA HGX Partner Program, NVIDIA is providing each ODM with early access to the NVIDIA HGX reference architecture, NVIDIA GPU computing technologies and design guidelines. HGX is the same data center design used in Microsoft’s Project Olympus initiative, Facebook’s Big Basin systems and NVIDIA DGX-1 AI […]

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Twilio debuts Functions, a serverless environment for building on its cloud communications platform

Twilio, vendor of cloud communications platform for developers, announced Friday Twilio Functions, a new serverless environment to build and run communications applications using the Twilio platform. With this announcement, developers and businesses no longer need to navigate the complexity of setting up, configuring, managing and scaling web infrastructure for their communication applications. Twilio Functions is designed to handle necessary compute resources a developer needs in order to focus on innovating, […]

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IBM, Google and Lyft set to give microservices a ride on the Istio Service Mesh

IBM and Google launch Wednesday Istio, an open technology that provides a way for developers to seamlessly connect, manage and secure networks of different microservices—regardless of platform, source or vendor. Istio, the Greek word for ‘sail,’ is the result of a joint collaboration between IBM, Google and Lyft as a means to support traffic flow management, access policy enforcement and the telemetry data aggregation between microservices. It integrates these features without […]

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise updates flash portfolio with new products and data protection solutions

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced Wednesday a comprehensive flash portfolio update with new products and data protection solutions designed to help customers continue their journey to an all- flash data center. The new offerings include more powerful midrange HPE 3PAR StoreServ 9450 all-flash array; availability of Nimble Storage primary and new secondary flash arrays; affordable fifth generation HPE MSA Storage; and high-speed, cloud-connected StoreOnce data protection. The adoption of flash […]

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Kodiak Data debuts MemCloud to adopt improved big data infrastructure capabilities

Kodiak Data introduced on Monday MemCloud, its memory-speed cloud infrastructure solution for big data scientists and software developers, providing big data analytic clusters at up to one-fifth the cost and five times the performance of typical cloud hosting services. MemCloud is built on Kodiak Data’s Virtual Cluster Infrastructure (VCI) platform, capable of in-software provisioning of compute, networking, storage and data at the cluster level within minutes. MemCloud is available as […]

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IBM builds on its universal quantum computing processors; helps developers, researchers execute experiments on the cloud

IBM announced Wednesday that it has built and tested a universal quantum computing processor, which would be available for use by developers, researchers, and programmers to explore quantum computing using a real quantum processor at no cost via the IBM Cloud. The second is a new prototype of a commercial processor, which will be the core for the first IBM Q early-access commercial systems. Future applications of quantum computing may include business […]

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New IBM Cloud Video now allows enhanced viewer navigation of content

IBM added last week new features to the chaptering capabilities of its IBM Cloud Video enterprise solution that are designed to make it easier for viewers to find specific content in video that interests them. These new chaptering features are particularly useful as companies record longer events, such as employee town halls, conference presentations, webinars and product launches. Viewers can use the new chaptering features to skim longer videos and […]

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