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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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Symantec blocks almost 22 million WannaCry ransomware infection attempts across 300,000 endpoints

Symantec Corp. reported Tuesday that it has blocked nearly 22 million WannaCry infection attempts across 300,000 endpoints, providing full protection for Symantec customers through its advanced exploit protection technology. The WannaCry ransomware attacks targeted and affected users in various countries across the globe by encrypting data files on infected computers and demanding users pay a US$300 ransom in bitcoin to decrypt their files. The protection of Symantec customers was enabled […]

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AlgoSec links network security to specific business processes to optimize security management based on business requirements

AlgoSec released on Monday the AlgoSec Security Management Solution version 6.11. In this new version AlgoSec solution associates network security with critical business applications and processes to provide risk-based, business-context aware visibility and intelligence. This enables enterprises to strategically prioritize and focus security management actions on critical processes that drive the business. The AlgoSec Security Management Solution 6.11 can help prioritize critical business processes. Through a new, customized dashboard, AlgoSec 6.11 […]

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Infortrend expands EonStor GSe line with new Pro 3000 Series to consolidate SAN, NAS, object and cloud storage

Infortrend Technology launched on Monday its EonStor GSe Pro 3000 Series, a high-performance unified storage supporting file, block and object storage, and cloud integration as well as comprehensive data services, tremendous capacity expansion and easy maintenance to complement its storage product line-up for wide-ranging customer needs. EonStor GSe Pro 3000 consolidates SAN, NAS, object and cloud storage supporting Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Aliyun to offer the […]

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Dell EMC debuts cloud platform for Microsoft Azure Stack to simplify cloud deployment and management

Dell EMC announced Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack, its new, turnkey, hybrid cloud platform that offers a simple and fast path for implementing and sustaining a hybrid cloud based on Microsoft Azure Stack. The new platform helps organizations standardizing on the Microsoft Azure ecosystem to accelerate their digital transformation with automated IT service delivery for traditional and cloud-native applications. As a result, organizations can better engage with their customers, reduce time […]

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