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Broadcom completes acquisition of Brocade Communications which will now operate as indirect subsidiary

Broadcom Limited announced on Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems Inc. Brocade will operate as an indirect subsidiary of Broadcom and will be led by Jack Rondoni as general manager. Brocade’s common stock will now cease to be traded on Nasdaq. Previously, Rondoni served as Senior Vice President of Storage Networking at Brocade, having joined the company in 2006. Rondoni brings over 20 years of […]

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Veritas strengthens Backup Exec offering to help organizations protect critical data in multi-cloud environments

Veritas Technologies, provider of multi-cloud data management solutions, announced on Tuesday significant advancements to Backup Exec, a unified data protection solution for virtual, physical, and multi-cloud environments utilized by small and mid-sized businesses around the world. This announcement directly addresses challenges, builds on recently announced cloud integrations, and provides customers and partners with new solutions and licensing options that can play a key role in advancing data protection and data […]

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Mellanox debuts SN2010 data center Ethernet switch system for storage, hyperconverged infrastructures

Mellanox Technologies announced on Tuesday availability of the Spectrum-based SN2010 Open Ethernet switch system. Featuring 18 ports of 10/25GbE plus four ports of 100GbE, the SN2010 is a space-efficient member of the Spectrum switch series and allows a smooth migration from 10/25GbE server connectivity to higher speed (40/50/100GbE) uplinks. The SN2010 configuration combines 18 discrete SFP+ ports for connectivity to 10/25GbE servers/storage nodes, with four QSFP28 ports, thereby addressing a […]

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Broadcom intends to acquire Qualcomm for around $130 billion to create a portfolio of technologies and products

Broadcom Limited announced on Monday a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Qualcomm Inc. for per share consideration of $70.00 in cash and stock. The Broadcom proposal stands whether Qualcomm’s pending acquisition of NXP is consummated on the currently disclosed terms of $110 per share or the NXP transaction is terminated. Qualcomm’s cellular business is highly complementary to Broadcom’s portfolio, and the combination will create a strong, […]

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IBM enhances Watson Data Platform to provide basis for data sharing across public and private clouds

IBM announced on Thursday new offerings to its Watson Data Platform, including data cataloging and data refining, which is designed to make it easier for developers and data scientists to analyze and prepare enterprise data for AI applications, regardless of its structure or where it resides. By improving data visibility and helping to better enforce data security policies, users can now connect and share data across public and private cloud […]

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RSA improves business-driven security line to meet GDPR, risk, compliance challenges

RSA unveiled this week new products to help address many of the challenges related to compliance with data protection regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). New RSA Archer offerings around Data Governance and Privacy Program Management can be paired with RSA NetWitness to help speed breach response, and RSA SecurID to deliver identity and data access assurance to further continuous compliance capabilities. RSA offers a combination […]

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LTO Program outlines generation 8 specifications; extends technology roadmap to 12th generation

The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum, announced on Tuesday specifications of the latest LTO Ultrium format, generation 8, which is now available for licensing by media manufacturers. The LTO Program also released a new LTO technology roadmap, detailing specifications up to twelve (12) generations of tape technology, extending the total capacity of data held on one LTO Ultrium generation 12 tape cartridge to […]

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CyberArk blends with Puppet to improve visibility, flexibility, security across DevOps workflows

CyberArk announced this week its partnership with Puppet as an Advanced Technology Partner. Together, CyberArk and Puppet are working together to create supported modules that provide automated, enterprise-grade protection of secrets and are seamlessly integrated with Puppet’s configuration automation, enabling secure, high-velocity DevOps workflows. CyberArk integrates with Puppet to automate DevOps secrets protection and improve visibility and security across DevOps workflow. In dynamic DevOps environments, tools, scripts and applications/services are […]

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AWS Database Migration Service adds Amazon S3, Azure SQL database as sources

AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) added this week Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and Azure SQL Database as migration sources. Amazon S3 is object storage with a simple web interface to store and retrieve any amount of data. Now that S3 is supported as both a source and a target, to move data between S3 buckets and any database supported by DMS. Building on its existing support for SQL Server […]

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