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Symantec integrates with Blue Coat to provide cloud generation data protection

Symantec Corp. integrated Wednesday its Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP) with Symantec CloudSOC (formerly Blue Coat’s Elastica CloudSOC Cloud Access Security Broker [CASB]) and Cloud Data Protection products to address the needs of the cloud generation. This integrated solution provides chief information security officers (CISOs) visibility and control over all sensitive content that users upload, store and share via the cloud, protecting confidential information through all stages of its lifecycle, […]

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New Toshiba SAS SSDs deliver secure storage for NetApp FAS, E-Series Arrays for enterprises

Storage company Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) announced Tuesday that its PX04S 12Gbit/s SAS SSDs, which are FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified, are shipping in NetApp, hybrid FAS and E-Series systems. Toshiba is a key SSD supplier for NetApp FIPS certified products. The 12Gbit/s PX04S Enterprise SAS SSDs with FIPS certification begin shipping Tuesday from Toshiba. With sequential read/write speeds of up to 1900 MiB/s / 1100 MiB/s, and random […]

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Dell EMC provides modern data centers with software-defined, cloud-enabled data protection

Dell EMC announced Wednesday product and service enhancements to deliver software-defined, cloud-enabled data protection for the modern data center. As customers of all sizes look to transform IT, the first step will be to modernize their data center. With a modern architecture, utilizing technologies that are software-defined and cloud-enabled is key. The company is making its data protection portfolio cloud-enabled as well as enabling its Purpose Built Backup Appliance software-defined […]

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Rackspace delivers new version of Compass for Fanatical Support for AWS customers

Rackspace announced this week an enhanced version of Compass, part of the management tooling portfolio available to Fanatical Support for AWS customers. The new version of Compass is globally available to all Fanatical Support for AWS customers. Compass has been expanded to include more than 350 automated best practice checks to deliver a seven times increase over the previous version and new functionality for advanced cost optimization, security and inventory […]

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Western Digital unveils WD Blue and WD Green, its first company branded SATA clients SSDs

Western Digital Corp. announced Tuesday WD Blue and WD Green solid state drives (SSDs), the company’s first branded SATA client SSDs. The new SSDs complement the company’s line of hard drives for PCs and workstations, providing a full portfolio of WD storage devices for virtually any application. Consumers benefit from the combination of reliable storage with an industry-leading 1.75M hours MTTF, coupled with reduced power and less heat when compared […]

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Microsoft announces general availability of encryption at rest with Azure Site Recovery

Microsoft announced Wednesday that Encryption At Rest with Azure Site Recovery (ASR) which was in private preview earlier, is now generally available (GA), following the recent announcement from the Azure Storage team on the general availability of this feature. Storage Service Encryption (SSE) helps organization protect and safeguard data to meet organizational security and compliance commitments. ASR’s support for Storage Service Encryption delivers an enterprise-class, secure and reliable business continuity […]

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AWS releases P2 instances for Amazon EC2 for artificial intelligence, HPC, big data processing

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced availability of P2 instances, a new GPU instance type for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) designed for compute-intensive applications that require massive parallel floating point performance, including artificial intelligence, computational fluid dynamics, computational finance, seismic analysis, molecular modeling, genomics, and rendering. With up to 16 NVIDIA Tesla K80 GPUs, P2 instances are powerful GPU instances available in the cloud. P2 instances, […]

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Red Hat launches Ansible Tower App for Splunk; boosts intelligence and automation enhancements

Open source vendor Red Hat announced on Monday the availability of the Ansible Tower App for Splunk, an application that integrates Ansible Tower by Red Hat with Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud. The application brings the power and variety of Splunk analytics queries to Ansible Tower automation, and enables Ansible Tower and Splunk customers to view rich Ansible automation data in Splunk solutions where it can be correlated with other […]

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Red Hat pushes DevOps adoption and application scalability with new version of OpenShift Container Platform

Open source vendor Red Hat announced Thursday that its OpenShift Container Platform 3.3 will deliver new developer features and deployment scalability, on a secure enterprise container platform, to improve application delivery across the hybrid cloud. Powered by open industry standards and built on the foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.3 offers a single platform delivering Linux container and container orchestration innovation, along with application […]

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