Cloud-Native Early Adopters Gain Digital Dexterity, Innovation and Customer Experience Advantages - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:51
A select group of communications and media providers are rapidly adopting cloud-native technologies in order to obtain the agility and continuous innovation needed to meet the digital experience benchmark set by digital disruptors. However, most service providers are moving slower, hindered by legacy technology, culture and processes, as well as the challenges of managing both legacy and cloud native systems in a hybrid, combined environment....(read more)

Login VSI Announces Free Meltdown/Spectre Emergency Edition - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:15
Today software solution provider Login VSI (, the industry leader in VDI and DaaS performance testing, announces the temporary availability of a free, full-production, license of their flagship product Login VSI to every organization using Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, VMware Horizon, or Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS)....(read more)

Nutanix Announces Proposed $400 Million Convertible Senior Notes Offering - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:14
Nutanix, Inc. today announced its intention to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors, $400 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2023 (the "notes") in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Act"). Nutanix also expects to grant the initial purchasers an option to purchase up to an additional $60 million aggregate principal amount of the notes within a 13-day period from, and including, the initial issuance date of the notes....(read more)

commercetools Announces Integration of Its Microservices Commerce Platform into Adobe Experience Cloud - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:13
commercetools, the leader in next-generation commerce software, today announced it is one of the first commerce platform vendors to integrate with Adobe's new commerce microservices capabilities for Adobe Experience Cloud. This represents the next step in the companies' collaboration launched less than a year ago. With its cloud-native, microservices architecture, the commercetools platform provides an optimal pairing for Adobe's new commerce microservices capabilities....(read more)

A10 Networks Launches Full Spectrum Cloud Scrubbing and On-premise Enterprise DDoS Protection Solution - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:11
A10 Networks, a Secure Application Services company, today announced the A10 DDoS Protection Cloud, powered by Verisign, and the A10 Thunder 1040 TPS appliance offering advanced on-premise protection. With the availability of the latest A10 DDoS protection solutions, A10 delivers full spectrum enterprise protection to detect and mitigate distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks....(read more)

CoreSite Announces Connectivity to Alibaba Cloud in Its Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia Data Center Campuses - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:09
CoreSite Realty Corporation, a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions across the U.S., today announced the availability of connectivity to Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, via the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange in Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia. ...(read more)

Commvault Names Own Taraniuk Head of Worldwide Partnerships and Market Development - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:07
Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced the appointment of Owen Taraniuk to Head of Worldwide Partnerships and Market Development at Commvault, effective immediately. In this new position, Taraniuk will be responsible for leading the creation and execution of Commvault's global go-to-market (GTM) strategy and indirect partnerships....(read more)

Untangle's Innovative xSeries Appliances Deliver Cost-Effective Network Security Designed for Small Networks and Branch Offices - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:02
Untangle, Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business (SMB), today announced the release of the latest version of its award-winning NG Firewall software, version 13.2, along with a new class of hardware appliances, the xSeries, aimed at smaller networks and distributed office locations. NG Firewall delivers a comprehensive solution for content filtering, malware and threat protection, secure Wi-Fi, application control, bandwidth optimization, virtual private networks and more, enabling organizations to protect, monitor and control their networks. ...(read more)

Thycotic Launches New Privilege Account Management Software Empowering DevOps and Security Teams to Improve IT Security, and Least Privilege Solution to Protect Endpoints Without Impacting Productivity - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:01
Thycotic, a provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions for more than 7,500 organizations worldwide, today announced Secret Server SDK - a new command line interface for its Secret Server privileged account management solution, enabling DevOps teams to bring best practice privileged account management to their code, build scripts, and configuration files....(read more)

One Identity Acquires Balabit to Bolster Privileged Access Management Solutions - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:43
One Identity, a Quest Software business and proven leader in helping organizations get identity and access management (IAM) right, today announced the acquisition of Balabit Corp., a leading provider of privileged access management (PAM), privileged account analytics and log management solutions that help businesses reduce the risk of data breaches associated with privileged accounts. ...(read more)

Platform9 Enables Cadence to Optimize a Cloud-First Approach for Its Internal Engineering Infrastructure - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:41
Platform9 announced Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has deployed Platform9's open cloud solution to transform its legacy IT environment to a cloud environment. Designed to provide operational flexibility and ease of use, Platform9's open cloud platform delivers a full stack of cloud technologies, including OpenStack and Kubernetes, that can manage across any infrastructure and help customers achieve rapid time to value at enterprise scale....(read more)

Kaminario Transitions to Software Business Model - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:37
Kaminario, a leading cloud storage software company, today announced it is transitioning to a software-centric business model and partnering with Tech Data to streamline operations, while focusing its resources on continued software innovation....(read more)

Scale Computing 2018 Predictions: Why 2018 is the Year of the HCI and the Edge - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:55
Organizations have adopted the cloud for a multitude of reasons, including lower costs, agility and mobility. As the industry has pushed for an all-cloud model, many organizations have transitioned to a 100 percent cloud model for all of their operations, whether private, public or hybrid clouds....(read more)

Chaos Sumo 2018 Predictions: Feeding the Artificial Intelligence Dragon in 2018 - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:45
By now you should have heard or read many of the 2018 predictions. And more often than not, Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven "something" tops those lists. Even if a prediction does not have AI in its description, surely some internal aspect of it does. Now, the term AI as an idea or as a concept has been around for a long time and has broad connotations. But with today's significant computational power and the capacity to generate and store mountains of data, AI has had a resurgence over the last several years. This is particularly the case for its underlying disciplines such as Machine Learning and Deep Learning computer algorithms. ...(read more)

Webinar: Make your application data come alive with @Tegile #IntelliFlash - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:38
Are you wondering how to make your storage infrastructure run faster without breaking the bank? Consolidate your application data onto Tegile IntelliFlash storage and deliver blazing throughput and IOPS while delivering significant savings through in-line data reduction....(read more)

bpm'online 2018 Predictions: 3 CRM Trends to Accelerate Transformation and Foster Innovation in 2018 - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:34
2018 is almost here and it's going to be both promising and challenging for businesses trying to deliver delightful customer experiences to digital-first audiences. Here is our take on the 3 biggest trends that will shape the CRM market in 2018....(read more)

Continuum 2018 Predictions: The #1 Reason MSPs will be Fired in 2018 - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:31
Continuum empowers managed IT service providers, giving them the technology platform, services and processes they need to simplify IT management and deliver exceptional service to their small and medium-sized clients. Here's what executives at Continuum see coming in the managed services space for 2018: ...(read more)

Io-Tahoe 2018 Predictions: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will continue to change our lives… - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:24
While we are some way from robots replacing humans (well not in 2018 at least!), the mass adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine learning (ML) is already here, and we don't see it slowing down in 2018 either. ...(read more)

Proficio 2018 Predictions: How Hackers will use Destructive Cyberattacks to Turn a Profit in 2018 - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:20
In 2017, cybercriminals targeted nearly every industry in their attacks. The Equifax breach exposed the financial and credit data of 145 million people, one billion Yahoo! email accounts were found to be hacked, Shadow Brokers leaked government hacking tools, and the WannaCry ransomware attack impacted computers in 150 countries. ...(read more)

Micro Focus 2018 Predictions: The Year That DevOps Shifts its Focus from Dev to Ops - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:15
Over the last eight years, most DevOps practices have focused mainly on increasing the speed and quality of software delivery. According to Puppet's 2017 DevOps Report, IT organizations that use DevOps practices, such as continuous delivery, are able to deliver software into production on average 46 times faster than their peers, accelerating deployments to several times a day....(read more)