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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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Box and Microsoft merge for cloud content management with Azure

Box boosted its alliance with Microsoft on Tuesday to jointly offer Box cloud content management with Azure to enterprise customers. Box will use Azure as a strategic public cloud platform and the companies commit to shared go-to-market investments, including initiatives to co-sell Box with Azure. In addition, the partnership will enable future integration between Azure’s artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities with Box’s cloud content management platform. The companies intend […]

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Red Hat Satellite 5.8 now generally available to boost data center infrastructure

Red Hat announced Wednesday general availability of Red Hat Satellite 5.8, a minor release of the Satellite 5 product line. Red Hat Satellite 5.8 builds upon enterprise-proven successes, offering a complete lifecycle management solution to help keep Red Hat infrastructure running with better security, helping to reduce costs and overall complexity. Red Hat Satellite 5.8 is now available to all customers with an active Satellite subscription. Red Hat Satellite 8 […]

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Suse Container as a Service platform boosts IT operations, developers to provision, manage and scale container-based applications

Suse launched Monday Suse CaaS (Container as a Service) Platform, a development and hosting platform for container-based applications and services. The offering is critical in the company’s growing software-defined infrastructure portfolio, which integrates open source technology to drive next-generation innovations that matter to customers. Suse CaaS Platform lets IT operations and developers provision, manage and scale container-based applications and services to meet business goals faster. It consists of three key components […]

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Kaspersky discovers that Nigerian phishing scammers targeting industrial companies steal IP and network plans

Kaspersky Lab reported this week by its Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS CERT), which found attackers behind a recent surge in phishing attacks on industrial companies are stealing victims’ project and operational plans, as well as diagrams of electrical and information networks. These purposeful actions raise concerns for experts about the cybercriminals’ future intentions. Late last year, late 2016, the Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT reported on phishing attacks that were […]

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