Webinar: The State of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for MSPs - Virtualization Information - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:42
Want to learn more about how VDI can help you provide a better service to your customers? Join the webinar State of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for MSPs ...(read more)

VMware Integrated OpenStack Drives 5G Readiness and Fastest Path to Production OpenStack Deployment for Accelerating Digital Transformation - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 16:38
VMware, Inc. unveiled VMware Integrated OpenStack 5, which will be the newest release of VMware's OpenStack distribution that is on the OpenStack Queens release....(read more)

Supermicro Announces New Cloud-Scale Enterprise Systems - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 16:34
Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, announced that it is offering proven cloud-scale, enterprise system configurations including the multi-node BigTwin and SuperBlade along with a 1U Cloud Storage system. ...(read more)

Mirantis Launches Individualized VNF Certification Program Based on Validated Reference Architectures for Telcos - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 16:30
At the OpenStack Summit, Mirantis announced a new VNF certification program that centers around providing communication service providers (CSPs) with validated solutions on Mirantis Cloud Platform that can be more readily deployed by CSPs for production services. ...(read more)

Cloudtenna Launches to Solve Enterprise File Search Problem with DirectSearch - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 16:22
Software startup Cloudtenna launched to address the growing problem of file sprawl with enterprise file search that works universally across on-premise repositories, cloud file storage services, and hosted/online applications....(read more)

Inspur Releases InCloud OpenStack Version 5.5 at OpenStack Summit Vancouver - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 16:02
Inspur, an OpenStack Foundation Gold member, today released version 5.5 of its InCloud OpenStack cloud operating system at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. The software, widely used in the financial services, securities and enterprise sectors in China, offers new capabilities in large-scale services delivery across multiple availability zones and geographies, accessibility and ease of management, stability and scalability, and intelligent operation and maintenance....(read more)

SolarWinds Extends Network Management Software Leadership with Deeper Visibility and Smarter Scalability - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 14:02
SolarWinds, the worldwide leader in network management software, today announced a wave of updates to its network management product portfolio, which can now support networks up to four times larger than the previous generation. This significant gain makes it easy to consolidate monitoring solutions to a single provider enterprise-wise, and gives IT professionals far greater flexibility to scale up and support larger data center networks as workloads increase, or scale out to address complex distributed networks. ...(read more)

Airtasker Achieves 12x Increase in Automation Efficiency with BrowserStack - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 13:54
BrowserStack, the most reliable browser and mobile app testing platform on the market, today announced that Airtasker, a trusted marketplace for task outsourcing, has selected BrowserStack as its partner to provide continuous delivery and high-quality applications to end users. Leveraging BrowserStack Live and BrowserStack Automate, Airtasker cut its testing time down from three hours to 15 minutes, resulting in a 12x increase in productivity....(read more)

Datica Reveals Findings from Hospital CIO Cloud Perspectives Survey - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 13:28
Datica released its 2018 CIO Cloud Perspective Survey titled "Healthcare Cloud Take-off: Waiting for the Fog to Clear." The survey report has uncovered why chief information officers mark cloud migration as a pressing priority but also includes new details on why shifts to the cloud are happening slowly. ...(read more)

Kaspersky Lab Report: The Cost of a Data Breach Continues to Grow Worldwide - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 13:13
New research from the Kaspersky Lab 2018 B2B Survey shows that the average cost of experiencing a data breach globally is on the rise - with breaches now amounting to $1.23M on average for enterprises (up 24% from $992K in 2017) and $120K on average for SMBs (up 36% from $88K in 2017)....(read more)

Fortanix Expands Encryption Ecosystem with Next-Generation HSM to Protect Keys and Data in Leading Security Solutions - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 13:11
Fortanix announced it has integrated its Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) with technology partners to offer Next-Generation Hardware Security Module (NGHSM) solutions for Access Management, Data-at-rest Encryption, Payments, and Internet of Things (IoT). ...(read more)

Blockcloud: Set "Internet of Things" Free With Service-Centric Blockchain - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:02
Blockcloud, a service-centric blockchain network system for the "Internet of Things" (IoT), will be introduced today during the Genesis CAT Meet-up in Tokyo, Japan, which is committed to paving the way for a revolution in how we deploy IoT solutions....(read more)

Dynatrace Announces Management Zones to Tackle Dynamic Multi-Cloud Software Challenges - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:00
Software intelligence company, Dynatrace, today announced Management Zones, an industry-first capability to provide software insights based on a user's role and access rights. Dynatrace's software intelligence platform collects performance related data across full-stack, dynamic multi-cloud environments so that organizations can ensure each user sees the information they need to improve their productivity without compromising security....(read more)

VMblog's Expert Interviews: DH2i Talks Overcoming the Obstacles Preventing Digital Transformation - Virtualization Information - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 08:27
Virtually every day, new and innovative technologies and methodologies are being introduced with the promise of enabling digital transformation nirvana. However, most IT professionals will tell you that this transformation cannot be achieved before decisions are made, and actions taken, regarding existing infrastructure. The question for many remains, how do you wrangle everything you already have in place (sometimes in places you have forgotten about)? Today, we speak with Don Boxley, CEO and Co-Founder, DH2i ( on this timely and important topic. ...(read more)

Okta and VMware Announce Partnership to Deliver Advanced Identity Capabilities for the Digital Workspace - Virtualization Information - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:36
Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, and VMware, Inc., a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced a partnership and integration between VMware Workspace ONE and the Okta Identity Cloud, intending to enable customers to easily and more securely move to the cloud, leverage existing technology investments and simplify IT management....(read more)

Vectra Launches Cognito Recall - Virtualization Information - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:34
Vectra, a leader in AI-powered cyberattack detection and threat hunting, today announced a major expansion of the Cognito platform with Cognito Recall. A comprehensive source of enriched metadata, Cognito Recall empowers highly-skilled security analysts to conduct conclusive incident investigations and perform AI-assisted threat hunting. ...(read more)

VMblog's Expert Interviews: IDA Ireland Explains What Companies Need to Know About GDPR - Virtualization Information - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:31
With just a few days to go before the most significant new data protection and security laws to appear in decades in the European Union go into effect, a worrying percentage of American companies either aren't aware, aren't prepared or mistakenly think these laws don't impact their business. IDA Ireland works every day with U.S. firms involved in virtualization, cloud computing and many other product areas and they see that many American partners are looking at the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and wondering what it means for them....(read more)

New Survey Reveals Need for Cloud Reality Check - Virtualization Information - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:30
New research announced today by SoftwareONE, the leading software and cloud portfolio management provider, finds that while cloud adoption continues to rise, organizations struggle to understand and balance the burgeoning technology with their existing on-premises solutions. These findings are included in SoftwareONE's new report, "Managing and Understanding On-Premises and Cloud Spend." ...(read more)

How IoT Will Impact Business - Virtualization Information - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:49
The Internet of Things is the interconnection of devices across a broad spectrum in our daily lives. Inside of it is an innumerable amount of data that travels between devices and servers that are constantly analyzing what we are doing and how we are doing it.This data is then used to create profiles that assist us and make our lives easier. This comes in the form of YouTube displaying videos that might interest us on our TV and phones. ...(read more)

Portnox Announces New NAC-as-a-Service, Portnox CLEAR App for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework - Virtualization Information - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:49
Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today unveiled its Portnox CLEAR app for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework. ...(read more)