Tintri Names Thomas Barton Chief Executive Officer - Virtualization Information - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:55
Tintri, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise cloud platforms, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Tom Barton as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Barton previously served as CEO of Rackable Systems, and held senior executive roles at Planet Labs, Canara and Red Hat. ...(read more)

Datacloud Asia Awards 2018: Shortlist Announced - Virtualization Information - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:53
The shortlist for the Datacloud Asia Awards 2018 has been announced by the judging panel, recognizing innovation and excellence in the flourishing Asian digital IT infrastructure market. ...(read more)

Wipro to Divest Hosted Data Center Services Business to Ensono for USD 405 Million - Virtualization Information - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:50
Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to divest Wipro's hosted data center services business to Ensono for USD 405 million. Wipro will unlock value by transitioning eight data centers, and over 900 employees of its hosted data center services business to Ensono. ...(read more)

WinMagic Survey finds IT Leaders Wrestling #HyperConverged Infrastructure (#HCI) Security, Yet 65% Say It Can Transform 'Flexibility' - Virtualization Information - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:49
New research from WinMagic, the data security company, surveying over 1,000 IT Decision Makers (ITDM) about Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) has revealed flexibility (65%), performance (58%) and availability (46%) as the highest ranked benefits of the technology. However, the survey also highlighted ITDM concerns around expanding their use of HCI, with complexity leading at 45% and security a close second (43%). ...(read more)

Luminate Security Emerges from Stealth with $14M in Funding to Redefine Access to Corporate IT Data Centers - Virtualization Information - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:05
Luminate Security, provider of the first universal platform for secure access to corporate applications in hybrid clouds, today emerged from stealth and announced a total of $14M in combined round A and seed funding. Luminate is backed by U.S. Venture Partners and Aleph Venture Capital along with the ScaleUp program of Microsoft for startups. Joining Luminate's board of directors are USVP's Jacques Benkoski and Aleph's Aaron Rosenson. ...(read more)

SolarWinds System Management Updates Sharpen Visibility into Physical and Virtual Infrastructure - Virtualization Information - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 08:41
SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced a pair of product updates that offer broader and deeper performance monitoring capabilities across physical and virtual infrastructure, particularly in hybrid environments....(read more)

Cloud Workspace - The Perfect Virtualization Tool for Corporate Entities - Virtualization Information - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 08:34
The Cloud, as it is commercially called, has birthed many groundbreaking virtual infrastructures that are responsible for the upgrades of various IT functions. Important IT functions like file storage, data backup, and web hosting have become less cumbersome and more efficient thanks to this technology; but perhaps its most impactful contribution to the corporate setup is in the mold of the impressive virtual tool; Cloud Workspace....(read more)

Moogsoft Secures $40 Million in Series D Funding - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:20
Moogsoft, a leading provider of artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps), today announced $40 million in Series D funding led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, with participation from existing investors including HCL, Northgate Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Singtel Innov8, STTelemedia and Wing VC. This round brings Moogsoft's total funding to $90 million. Funds will be used to scale sales and marketing to meet global demand as well as R&D investment for new product development and continued innovation in their core AIOps platform. ...(read more)

Bosch, RTI, Huawei and Dell EMC Confirmed as New IIC Leadership - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:18
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world's leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced the results of its Steering Committee officer election. The new IIC Steering Committee leadership team combines industrial giants from Europe, North America, and Asia with a fast-growing Silicon Valley company. It includes leaders in industry, IT, OT, and telecom. ...(read more)

ObjectRocket Delivers Fully Managed MongoDB-as-a-Service On Microsoft Azure For Access to Deeper Database Expertise and Better Performance - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 16:55
ObjectRocket, a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) company offering solutions that leverage some of the most popular open source database technologies, today announced fully-managed MongoDB-as-a-service available on Microsoft Azure Cloud. Customers now have the ability to manage their MongoDB instance via the ObjectRocket Control Panel, with 24x7x365 access to the ObjectRocket database team and deep MongoDB expertise. ...(read more)

BluVector Extends File-based and Fileless Malware Detection to Cloud-based Email Services - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:59
BluVector today introduced its latest additions to BluVector Cortex, including support for Office 365 and Google Mail, designed to help mid- to large-sized organizations detect file-based and fileless malware attacks through their cloud-based email services. ...(read more)

Astadia Publishes AWS Performance Benchmark Guide for Moving UNISYS Enterprise Applications to AWS - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:57
Astadia announces the release of their Amazon Web Services (AWS) Performance Benchmark Guide. This paper documents the results of a benchmark study to test performance of UNISYS mainframe applications that have been migrated to AWS. Astadia conducted this study with support from AWS and software provided by Micro Focus and Astadia. Results of the performance benchmark testing revealed AWS to be a reliable and scalable environment that provides the performance, stability and availability necessary to cope with the demands of applications originally designed for Unisys mainframes. ...(read more)

Fortanix Selected to Power Equinix SmartKey to Secure Data Across Enterprise and Cloud Environments - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:50
Fortanix announced that Equinix has selected its next-generation Hardware Security Module (HSM) solution, the Fortanix Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS), to power Equinix SmartKey HSM-as-a-service which has been announced as publicly available today by Equinix. ...(read more)

OneLogin Becomes First Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) Provider to Unify Access for On-Premise and Cloud Applications - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:48
OneLogin, the industry leader in Unified Access Management, today announced OneLogin Access - a new product that for the first time allows companies of any size to manage access for on-premise and cloud-based applications with a single Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solution. ...(read more)

NETSCOUT Expands Service Assurance Solution - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:46
NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., a leading provider of business assurance, a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions, today announced its nGenius Service Assurance platform has extended infrastructure monitoring into VMware virtual infrastructures as well as Wi-Fi infrastructures with the latest release of nGeniusPULSE 2.5....(read more)

INFINIDAT and Veeam Deliver Petabyte-Scale Availability for the Always-On Enterprise - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:40
INFINIDAT, the market's leading independent provider of petabyte-scale data storage systems, today announced integration with the Veeam Availability Platform, offering customers improved business continuity and lower risk of critical data loss. New INFINIDAT InfiniSnap snapshot integration helps customers of all sizes manage and protect on-premises and cloud-based VMware vSphere workloads....(read more)

Pivot3 Announces Availability of Space-Efficient Hyperconverged Solution for ROBO, Edge Computing, and Agile Enterprise Environments - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:30
Pivot3 today announced the availability of its new Acuity X3 Series HCI solutions, which bring enterprise-grade features to small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs), remote and branch offices (ROBO), edge, and enterprise use cases that require a smaller footprint. The solution allows organizations to confidently consolidate multiple, mixed-application workloads onto a single infrastructure to help lower cost and reduce datacenter footprint. ...(read more)

VMblog's Expert Interviews: DH2i Talks a New Approach for Unifying HA/DR Across SQL Server, Windows, Linux, and Docker Containers - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 08:35
Given how central IT is to most 21st century organizations and its criticality in achieving true "digital transformation," it is so very surprising that so many companies are still failing to adequately prepare for IT-related disasters. To gain a better understanding, I spoke with DH2i's Connor Cox, Director of Business Development, on this important and timely topic. ...(read more)

A Field Guide: Microservices vs. Containers - Virtualization Information - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 08:32
Microservices and containers are often discussed together, sometimes as interchangeable terms -- even though they're distinct concepts and may or may not actually go together. To clear any confusion, we'll take a look at microservices, containers, as well as a few other terms that you're probably seeing everywhere -- or will very soon. ...(read more)

Arkadin Launches a Cloud Consulting Practice to Ensure Clients Have Highly Functioning UC Services - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:23
Arkadin announces today a new managed service to help enterprises successfully navigate their digital cloud transformation journeys. Cloud Transformation Services (CTS) is a holistic, technology agnostic program that includes the full spectrum of UC services, including needs assessments, risk mitigation, migration planning, training, change management and adoption campaigns....(read more)