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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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Logicworks debuts cloud compliance assessment for AWS and Microsoft Azure users

Cloud services company Logicworks released its comprehensive Compliance Assessment product for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure customers. The service programmatically discovers all of the customer’s cloud resources, scores them against common regulatory compliance standards including HIPAA, PCI, GDPR, NIST, ISO, SOC2, and CIS to provide a detailed report with remediation actions needed to improve the customer’s compliance posture. The Compliance Assessment is based on the results of an agentless […]

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Quantum debuts converged tape appliance for Veeam environments; provides offline data and ransomware protection

Quantum Corp. announced Tuesday availability of a new converged tape appliance designed to make it fast and easy to procure, install, configure and create tape backups in a Veeam environment for offline protection against ransomware. The solution is available as a single SKU, making it easier to purchase and implement a tape library platform optimized for Veeam backups. Quantum’s converged tape appliance continues a history of integration with Veeam. Quantum […]

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Zscaler receives FedRAMP authorization for a dedicated zero trust remote access platform; ZPA-Government now granted authority to operate by FCC

Zscaler Inc., provider of cloud security offerings, announced on Monday that Zscaler Private Access-Government (ZPA-Government), its application access platform, has met the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Moderate security requirements, and was granted Authority to Operate (ATO) by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). ZPA-Government is the first Zero Trust remote access platform that has received FedRAMP approval. FedRAMP Authorization enables Zscaler to expand its sales pursuit of federal […]

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