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Samsung delivers 64-layer V-NAND memory production to contain expanding lineup of flash storage offerings

Samsung Electronics announced that it has begun volume production of 64-layer, 256Gb V-NAND flash memory for use with an expanding line-up of storage solutions for server, PC and mobile applications. The Samsung 64-layer 3-bit 256Gb V-NAND features a data transfer speed of 1Gbps (gigabit per second), which is the fastest among currently available NAND flash memory. The V-NAND also has short page program time (tPROG) of 500 microseconds (㎲) among […]

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GamaSec unveils SMB website security bundle with data breach financial protection, remediation-as-a-service

GamaSec launched Monday its GamaSure PLUS website security package that serves as a one-stop shop for SMBs to easily and inexpensively gain cloud-based protection, remediation-as-a-service, and a Data Breach Limited Warranty powered by Assurant. It’s a pioneering approach that combines a security technology purchase with financial assurance and remediation services. Until today, SMBs had few if any places to turn for comprehensive website security and financial protection against website attacks. Now, […]

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IBM unveils new cost and asset management application for cloud

IBM announced this week availability of its Cloud Brokerage Services Cost and Asset Management application which helps provide companies ongoing visibility, actionable insights and recommendations into their hybrid cloud investments. As a key element of hybrid cloud governance, Cost and Asset Management provides clients the means to gain near ongoing visibility into their cloud inventory; gain visibility and view current and projected costs, and track according to budgets along with accurate […]

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Databricks integrates TensorFlow into Apache Spark machine learning APIs to simplify and scale deep learning

Databricks announced Tuesday Deep Learning Pipelines, a new library to integrate and scale out deep learning in Apache Spark. This open source package adds high-level, easy-to-use deep learning APIs for technologies such as TensorFlow to Apache Spark, making it possible for enterprises to scale deep learning across multiple nodes. The package provides users with the ability to call deep learning libraries within existing Spark ML workflows, making it immediately available […]

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Hedvig packages software-defined storage with HPE servers to deliver a scale-out, hybrid cloud storage offering

Hedvig unveiled on Thursday a new offering bundled with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to enable rack-scale infrastructure aimed at enterprises building private, hybrid and multi-datacenter clouds. The Hedvig Distributed Storage Platform combines Hedvig software-defined storage with HPE Apollo 4200 servers and is available in 48- and 96-terabyte configurations. The pretested, validated solution is a rack-scale infrastructure designed for private, hybrid, and multi-datacenter cloud solutions. Joint customers benefit from improved time-to-market and lower […]

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Acronis Backup 12.5 renders traditional solutions obsolete; automates data protection from ransomware

Acronis released Wednesday Acronis Backup 12.5, its backup solution offering levels of protection for all sizes of infrastructure. The Acronis Backup 12.5 comes in two editions: Standard and Advanced, with an easy in-place upgrade. The release of Acronis Backup 12.5 delivers reliability, scalability, and speed; unified touch-friendly management console radically reduces the effort to back up, manage, and restore data; and delivers automated data protection from ransomware. Acronis Backup 12.5 […]

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Check Point reveals Judy malware, the latest malware campaign found on Google Play

Check Point researchers discovered another widespread malware campaign on Google Play, Google’s official app store. The malware, dubbed “Judy”, is an auto-clicking adware which was found on 41 apps developed by a Korean company. The malware uses infected devices to generate large amounts of fraudulent clicks on advertisements, generating revenues for the perpetrators behind it. The malicious apps reached an astonishing spread between 4.5 million and 18.5 million downloads. Some […]

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Forcepoint improves visibility, compliance for cloud applications with new cybersecurity analytics and data center offerings

Cybersecurity company Forcepoint extended its cloud security solutions with new software capabilities and data center offerings that accelerate the secure adoption of cloud applications. Forcepoint’s technology protects enterprise and government employees as well as critical business data and IP anywhere, including from advanced threats such as ransomware and phishing attacks. The announcement also includes new cloud app discovery and risk assessment; DLP security analytics; advanced malware for CASB; and certified […]

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Kaspersky Lab reports drastic increase in mobile ransomware for the first quarter

Kaspersky Lab released Monday latest results of its malware report for the first quarter of the year with the global nightmare of ransomware showing no sign of slowing down, and the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year. Ransomware targeting all devices, systems and networks also continued to grow, with 11 new cryptor families and 55,679 new modifications making their […]

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