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Fortanix self-defending key management service achieves VMware Ready status

Fortanix Inc. announced Tuesday that its Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) has achieved VMware Ready status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process Fortanix SDKMS has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and is supported on VMware vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 for production environments. Fortanix’s SDKMS leverages Runtime Encryption and Intel SGX to deliver security for encryption keys and cryptographic services with software-defined simplicity. The solution offers […]

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Mellanox enhances vSphere with 25G Ethernet, technology preview of vSAN over RDMA to boost VMware hyperconverged offerings

Mellanox Technologies, supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced on Monday that its networking solutions for VMware vSphere enable virtual machine (VM) communications over 25Gb/s Ethernet with RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access). Benchmarks demonstrate that Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) over 25G Ethernet provides more than two times better efficiency compared to 10G Ethernet. Similarly running SPARK over RDMA achieves two times better […]

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New Veritas NetBackup 8.1.2 improves data backup, restores data on premise and in the cloud

Enterprise data protection company Veritas Technologies unveiled Veritas NetBackup 8.1.2 with a radically improved user interface that simplifies how employees across an organization can effortlessly protect data and modern workloads. The Veritas NetBackup 8.1.2 provides customers with data protection technology and enhanced user experience. With an intuitive interface that enables authorized employees to protect and monitor their own data, on premises or in multi-cloud environments, Veritas NetBackup simplifies day-to-day operations […]

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JetStream debuts cross-cloud data protection software that combines continuous data protection, business continuity and disaster recovery without snapshots

JetStream Software Inc. announced Tuesday JetStream Data Protection, enabling cloud service providers an advanced solution to deliver data availability services to enterprise customers. The JetStream Data Protection software joins the already available solutions, JetStream Accelerate and JetStream Migrate, as part of the JetStream Cross-Cloud Data Management Platform. The JetStream Software Data Protection software provides a spectrum of data protection capabilities for an on-premises VMware environment, including non disruptive continual data […]

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Cumulus Networks now supports platforms with Broadcom Trident 3 ASIC to deliver flexibility and ease of use

Cumulus Networks announced Monday expansion of commitment to open networking by introducing Cumulus Linux support for platforms with the new Broadcom Trident 3 (TD3) ASIC. The Cumulus Ethernet Virtual Private Network (EVPN) solution is the best EVPN for TD3, offering operational simplicity, undoing all complications of layer 2 connectivity, and freeing companies from reliance on proprietary controllers. With the Cumulus and Broadcom partnership EVPN operation are simplified, thus making it […]

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New Check Point research shows that criminals can target company, private fax machines to take over networks; spread malware

New research from Check Point Software Technologies, provider of cyber-security solutions globally, has shown this week how organizations and individuals could be hacked via their fax machines, using newly discovered vulnerabilities in the communication protocols used in tens of millions of fax devices globally. A fax number is all an attacker needs to exploit the flaws, and potentially seize control of a company or home network. The Check Point research […]

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Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) adds support for encryption at rest for clusters; improves compliance and regulatory requirements

Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) now supports encryption at rest for new DAX clusters to help accelerate reads from Amazon DynamoDB tables in security-sensitive applications that are subject to strict compliance and regulatory requirements. DAX provides a fully-managed, highly available, in-memory cache that is capable of accelerating reads from DynamoDB tables by up to ten times, even at millions of requests per second. Users can use DAX without making changes to […]

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Allot, McAfee and Telefonica come together with cybersecurity offering for SMBs

Allot Communications Ltd. has joined with McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, and Telefonica to deliver a comprehensive cybersecurity solution for small and medium businesses (SMBs) which covers both fixed and mobile networks as well as device (PC and mobile) security. The managed service is based on the integration of Allot and McAfee’s security products: Allot’s NetworkSecure and McAfee Multi Access. Together, they provide protection to SMB users on the network […]

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BAE Systems to develop automated cyber defense tools that combine machine learning and cyber attack modeling for DARPA

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected BAE Systems to develop data-driven, cyber-hunting tools that detect and analyze cyber threats to help protect extremely large enterprise networks. The contract for Phase 1, 2, and 3 of the program is valued at approximately US$5.2 million. BAE Systems’ efforts on the CHASE program builds on previous company work in real-time, cyber-defense based anomaly detection, evidence-driven decision making, and related […]

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