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Rubrik introduces r528, its security enhanced converged data management appliance

Rubrik unveiled this week its r528, a security enhanced converged data management appliance to give users the ability to deliver complete data protection, encryption at rest and in-flight, and data services at a global scale. Rubrik’s r528 appliance provides comprehensive encryption and security with the delivery of FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified hardware. With self-encrypting HDDs and SSDs, flexible key management options, and physical tamper evidence, the r528 provides the […]

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Juniper Networks’ cSRX virtual firewall includes security, policy management capabilities for service providers, enterprises

Juniper Networks enhanced its cloud and virtualized service offerings as part of its Software-Defined Secure Networks (SDSN) framework. These enhancements include a new compact and containerized virtual firewall called Juniper Networks cSRX, a next-generation firewall providing advanced security services for Software Defined Networks, as well as a multi-core version of the Juniper Networks vSRX virtual firewall that is expected to be capable of reaching 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps). cSRX […]

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Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.04 LTS featuring ‘snap’ package format, LXD pure-container hypervisor

Canonical is set to release Thursday Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, featuring the new ‘snap’ package format and LXD pure-container hypervisor with OpenStack Mitaka. It also supports IBM Z and LinuxONE systems with flat pricing, while taking steps towards converged Ubuntu across Internet of Things, phone, desktop, cloud computing and server. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS introduces a new application format, the ‘snap,’ which can be installed alongside traditional deb packages. These two packaging […]

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Promise Technology launches VSkyCube hyper-converged infrastructure offering

Promise Technology released its new range of hyper-converged systems for flexible, streamlined data center and IT operations: VSkyCube to allow for high scaling and performance without the aggravation of individual design considerations for siloed IT resources. The VSkyCube uses a software-defined approach, combining software-defined compute, storage, and networking in the form of hyperconverged nodes. Together with a centralized single pane of glass management system, VSkyView, these technologies deliver a pre-integrated […]

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Nexenta, Canonical offer software-defined storage offering for enterprise-ready OpenStack ecosystem

Open source-driven software defined storage provider, Nexenta has teamed with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu and Ubuntu OpenStack, to announce an extension of their partnership, creating a joint solution which pairs Nexenta’s SDS solution with Canonical’s Ubuntu OpenStack platform. Canonical and Nexenta integrated NexentaEdge, which delivers high performance object and block storage services, with Juju, a high-level service model for automating the deployment and management of applications. The joint solution […]

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FinalCode for Box enhances file control, management by hosting encryption, usage control

FinalCode integrated for the company’s file encryption and tracking solution, FinalCode, as an option to the file control and management features of Box, a cloud file sharing and collaboration platform. The new offering, FinalCode for Box automatically applies encryption, usage control and deletion of files outside the secure Box container – directly invoked from the Box interface. Box provides an intuitive cloud file sharing and collaboration platform with comprehensive file […]

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Riverbed SteelFusion moves cloud adoption to ROBOs with support from Microsoft Azure, AWS

Riverbed Technology announced this week that its hyper-converged edge offering Riverbed SteelFusion is extending its reach to cloud environments with support for Azure through Microsoft StorSimple and Amazon Web Services through AWS Storage Gateway. Users now have more flexibility and choice for cloud-based data storage across remote locations and can leverage the cloud as a secondary storage tier for added capacity, backup, or for tiering in conjunction with private data […]

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Hortonworks enters into alliance with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to boost Apache Spark

Hortonworks aligned with Hewlett Packard Labs, the central research organization of Hewlett Packard Enterprise to form a new collaboration that boosts Apache Spark, one of the most active Apache big data projects. The collaboration will center around an entirely new class of analytic workloads that benefit from large pools of shared memory. Hortonworks and Hewlett Packard Enterprise plan to contribute the new technologies to the Apache Spark community. Early results […]

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Marvell broadens its 32-bit and 64-bit Armada SoC line of embedded processors

Marvell has announced its 32-bit and 64-bit Armada system-on-chip (SoC) ecosystem of software solutions and partners for a variety of applications. Marvell’s expanded, rich ecosystem brings strong support and commitment to the open source community with software offerings including mainline Linux kernel and mainline U-Boot on publicly available community hardware platforms. Marvell’s expansion of its 32-bit and 64-bit Armada SoC software ecosystem with OpenDataPlane (ODP), OpenFastPath (OFP), UEFI, openSUSE, SUSE […]

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