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Box leverages Google Cloud Vision to power advanced image recognition in enterprises

Cloud content management company Box announced this week that it is bringing advanced image recognition capabilities to enterprise content through an integration with Google Cloud Vision. Available in private beta, the integration represents one of Box’s first use cases of advanced machine learning to help enterprises improve workflows and drive efficiencies through more accurate discovery and deeper insights into unstructured content stored in Box. Images are the second fastest growing […]

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Lacework integrates with AWS CloudTrail to automate monitoring of cloud accounts; improves visibility into activity

Lacework, a zero-touch cloud security solution company, announced Monday that Lacework Polygraph is now integrated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudTrail, extending the company’s zero-touch security approach to protect AWS accounts. Using Lacework for AWS CloudTrail, cloud teams can make sense of CloudTrail data, deepen visibility and insights into AWS account activity, and automatically surface account anomalies. Lacework for AWS CloudTrail protects against attacks on AWS accounts by detecting unusual […]

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Intel updates storage transformation with latest SSD form factor; newer designs

Intel announced Monday new  data center storage advances, reiterating the company’s position in the memory technology business. These technologies advance data center storage and deliver innovative solutions to meet the challenges presented by the growing reliance on data. The new technologies include “Ruler” form factor for Intel SSDs, an all-new solid state drive form factor enabling up to 1PB of storage in a 1U server rack in the future; advanced […]

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Red Hat enhances cloud native, Linux container offerings following Permabit assets acquisition

Red Hat announced Monday that it has acquired the assets and technology of Permabit Technology Corp, a provider of software for data deduplication, compression and thin provisioning. With the addition of Permabit’s data deduplication and compression capabilities to enterprise Linux platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat will be able to better enable enterprise digital transformation through more efficient storage options. With Permabit’s technology, Red Hat can now bring powerful […]

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Velostrata cloud migration, workload mobility software achieves AWS Migration Competency status

Velostrata announced Tuesday it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Competency Program and has achieved AWS Migration Competency status. This competency validates that Velostrata’s agentless cloud migration platform can help enterprises move complex and data-heavy workloads to AWS. Velostrata software makes it possible to move workloads to AWS in minutes, test applications before they are migrated without taking production applications offline, and supports hundreds of simultaneous migrations while […]

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AWS launches G3 instances for Amazon EC2 to boost memory in the cloud for 3D rendering and virtual reality applications

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced Thursday availability of G3 instances, the next generation of GPU-powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances designed to make it easy to procure a combination of central processing (CPU) and random-access memory (RAM) for workloads such as 3D rendering, 3D visualizations, graphics-intensive remote workstations, video encoding, and virtual reality applications. Backed by NVIDIA Tesla M60 GPUs, G3 instances offer double the […]

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Fedora 26 now generally available brings containerized Kubernetes, DNF 2.0, expanded support for application build systems

The Fedora Project, sponsored by Red Hat Inc., announced Tuesday general availability of Fedora 26, the latest version of the fully-open source Fedora operating system. Fedora 26 provides a set of base packages that form the foundation for three distinct editions – Fedora 26 Atomic Host, Fedora 26 Server and Fedora 26 Workstation. As with previous releases of Fedora, Fedora 26 Server provides a flexible, multi-role platform for datacenter operations, […]

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Tech Data provides Microsoft 365 Business combined with its own small business cloud server

Tech Data Corp. announced Monday that it will offer a complete solution that integrates the new Microsoft 365 Business with its own Small Business Cloud Server offering, which runs on Microsoft Azure, to provide small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with an ideal platform for digital transformation. Tech Data is one of five launching partners to showcase Microsoft 365 Business at the 2017 Microsoft Inspire conference, taking place this week in Washington D.C. Microsoft 365 Business will […]

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Xen Project 4.9 delivers capabilities to provide better usability in automotive, embedded applications

The Xen Project, hosted at The Linux Foundation, released Wednesday Xen Project Hypervisor 4.9 to focus on advanced features for embedded, automotive and native-cloud-computing use cases, enhanced boot configurations for more portability across different hardware platforms, the addition of new x86 instructions to hasten machine learning computing, and improvements to existing functionality related to the ARM architecture, device model operation hypercall. The Xen Project continues to see growth in embedded and automotive […]

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