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Seagate unveils new data encryption capabilities to strengthen federal cybersecurity

Seagate Technology integrated on Monday with Fornetix Advanced Encryption Key Management technology to authorize federal agencies to cost-effectively defend against evolving cybersecurity threats. The storage company announced that its portfolio hard drives and solid-state drives designed to meet stringent federal security standards now integrate with advanced encryption key management software and services from Fornetix. The integration gives federal government agencies another line of defense against external and internal cybersecurity threats […]

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Palo Alto Networks debuts security platform to prevent credential theft and abuse

Palo Alto Networks announced on Tuesday advancements to its Next-Generation Security Platform that provide customer organizations with the ability to prevent the theft and abuse of stolen credentials, one of the most common methods cyber adversaries use to compromise and maneuver within an organization to steal valuable assets. Traditional approaches to stopping credential phishing are rudimentary, manual, limited, and rely primarily on educating employees and classifying a phishing site before […]

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Trend Micro adds XGen security capabilities across its offerings for smart, connected threat defense

Trend Micro Inc. announced Tuesday that it is leveraging its newest capabilities of XGen security, including machine learning, to better protect networks and hybrid cloud environments. XGen security, which powers all of Trend Micro’s solutions, is a unique blend of cross-generational threat defense techniques that is continually evolving and optimized for each layer of security – user environments, networks and hybrid clouds – to best protect against the full range […]

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Carbonite enhances its data protection offerings with Double-Take Software acquisition

Carbonite, vendor of data protection solutions for small and midsize businesses, announced Tuesday that it has acquired Double-Take Software, an affiliate of Vision Solutions, and Clearlake Capital. The acquisition enhances Carbonite’s existing suite of data protection solutions for small and midsize businesses (SMB) with high availability technology that significantly minimizes downtime. Carbonite also announced preliminary fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results. As part of the acquisition, Double-Take Software […]

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NeuVector improves continuous Docker container security for enterprise DevOps and security teams

NeuVector launched Tuesday a new approach to securing Docker containers. With constant behavioral learning automatically applied to security policies for containers, NeuVector secures containers where they have been most vulnerable: in production environments where they are constantly being deployed, updated, moved, and scaled across hosts and data centers. Companies with production Docker deployments (or who are evaluating container-based applications) can test-drive NeuVector’s answer to stronger and faster container security online. […]

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Nimbix expands cloud product offering with MaterialCompute for enterprises and developers

Nimbix, vendor of high-performance and cloud supercomputing services, announced recently enhancements to its combined product strategy for enterprise computing, end users and developers.  This new strategy will focus on three key capabilities – JARVICE Compute for high-performance processing, including machine learning, AI and HPC workloads; PushToCompute for application developers creating and monetizing high performance workflows; and MaterialCompute, an intuitive user interface, featuring high performance application marketplace available from a cloud […]

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HPE improves position in hyperconverged sector with SimpliVity acquisition for $650 million in cash

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) entered on Tuesday into a definitive agreement to acquire SimpliVity, vendor of software-defined, hyperconverged infrastructure, for US$650 million in cash.  The hyperconverged market was estimated to be approximately $2.4 billion in 2016, and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent, to nearly $6 billion, by 2020. HPE and SimpliVity believe that by combining their complementary product portfolios and leveraging HPE’s […]

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Global cloud IT infrastructure sector grows 8.1% to $8.4 billion in third quarter of 2016, IDC reveals

Research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker revealed Thursday that vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 8.1 percent year over year to $8.4 billion in the third quarter of 2016. Ethernet switch continues to be the growth leader, as the market awaits new hyperscale datacenter builds to spur additional […]

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Huawei joins with AlgoSec to offer integrated security policy management to drive network agility

Huawei announced Monday a partnership with business-driven security policy management company AlgoSec. Through this partnership, Huawei security integrates its full range of firewall-related solutions with AlgoSec’s security policy management solution to enable joint customers to streamline and automate security management operations, enhance visibility and improve security, compliance and business agility. Through this integration, AlgoSec displays Huawei firewalls, including subnets and zones on its interactive network topology map, providing end-to-end visibility […]

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