Ipswitch Now Offers Cloud Performance, Usage and Billing Monitoring in WhatsUp Gold - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 12:03
Ipswitch today announced WhatsUp Gold 2018 with major enhancements, including performance monitoring of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure cloud deployments, Meraki cloud managed wireless systems, Dell Compellent storage devices and Outlook 365. Ipswitch's customers now have an at-a-glance dashboard and an interactive map for visibility into the status and performance of networks, servers, storage devices and applications across on-premises and cloud with a single network interface. ...(read more)

Layer 3 Communications to Offer New Secure Network Services Powered by IronClad Encryption's Context-Free and Natively Secure ICEMicro Docker Containers - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:17
IronClad Encryption Corporation, a next-generation cyber defense company that secures digital assets and communications across a wide range of industries and technologies, today announced that Layer 3 Communications, an engineering firm providing complex network services and products, has entered into a partnership agreement to incorporate IronClad Encryption's ICEMicro context-free and natively secure Docker Containers into solutions for its customers. In addition, IronClad will include Layer 3 Communications' products and services into IronClad's solutions for their own customers. ...(read more)

Aryaka Unveils PASSPORT: Multi-Layered Security Platform and Ecosystem, Partners with Palo Alto Networks, Zscaler, and Radware - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 10:38
Aryaka, a leading global SD-WAN provider, today unveiled PASSPORT, its multi-layered security platform and ecosystem, providing global enterprises with best-in-class application performance and security. ...(read more)

CyberArk Acquires Vaultive to Advance Privileged Account Security for the Cloud - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 10:12
CyberArk today announced the acquisition of certain assets of privately-held Vaultive, Inc., a cloud security provider. The deal closed today. ...(read more)

Cloud Academy Announces International Expansion in Strategic Partnership With ICG - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 10:07
Cloud Academy, the leading enterprise cloud training platform, has announced a strategic partnership with ICG (I Consulting Group Limited) the leading Cloud Managed Services Provider in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and China. ICG will distribute Cloud Academy to enterprise customers embracing digital and cloud transformation across APAC. ...(read more)

Nutanix Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Netsil - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:21
Nutanix announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Netsil Inc. ("Netsil"). Netsil provides application discovery and operations management that enables state-of-the-art observability in modern distributed cloud environments. ...(read more)

McAfee Labs Reports Record Surges in Health Care Attacks, Fileless Malware, Cryptocurrency Mining - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:19
McAfee released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: March 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q4 2017. McAfee Labs saw on average eight new threat samples per second, and the increasing use of fileless malware attacks leveraging Microsoft PowerShell. The Q4 spike in Bitcoin value prompted cybercriminals to focus on cryptocurrency hijacking through a variety of methods, including malicious Android apps. ...(read more)

The Industrial Internet Consortium Releases the Endpoint Security Best Practices White Paper - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:17
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world's leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced the publication of the Endpoint Security Best Practices white paper....(read more)

VMblog's Expert Interviews: Archive360 Talks How Machine Learning and Cloud Computing Will Transform Information Governance - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 08:40
Data categorization and management present formidable challenges for organizations due to regulatory, legal, and business concerns. Yet new technologies, such as predictive analytics and cloud computing, provide a path towards the ‘holy grail' of information governance: completely autonomous, computer-driven data categorization and management. Bill Tolson, Vice President of Marketing at Archive360, shares his insight into the past, present and future of this field....(read more)

"The Procrastinator's Guide to Preparing for GDPR" Now Available - Virtualization Information - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 08:38
IT research and consulting firm, Osterman Research, has published a new report entitled, "The Procrastinator's Guide to Preparing for GDPR." The paper discusses that despite the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being adopted by the European Council and the European Parliament in April 2016, few organizations are fully prepared to meet these requirements by the go-live in May 2018. It goes on to detail the obligations GDPR presents, as well as provide best practices for ensuring compliance - even for those that have not addressed it until now. ...(read more)

McAfee Closes Acquisition of TunnelBear, Enhancing Its Advanced Cybersecurity Portfolio to Protect Consumers from Device to Cloud - Virtualization Information - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:29
McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced the close of its acquisition of TunnelBear, a leading consumer VPN company, for an undisclosed amount....(read more)

Red Hat Brings the Power and Flexibility of Red Hat Virtualization to SAP HANA Environments - Virtualization Information - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:28
Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat Virtualization now supports the SAP HANA platform, a market-leading in-memory data and application development platform for running big data workloads. ...(read more)

Vapor IO and Packet Introduce World's First 5G-as-a-Service, Revolutionizing the Wireless Carrier Operating Model - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:06
Vapor IO, the leader in edge computing and edge data centers, and Packet, the leading bare metal cloud for developers, today announced plans to deliver 5G-as-a-Service (5GaaS) deployed to Vapor IO's Kinetic Edge. This offering consists of 5G capable infrastructure and connectivity deployed to edge locations and packaged as a "pay as you go" service, launching first in Chicago later this year as part of Vapor IO's Project Volutus....(read more)

McAfee Launches Industry's Most Comprehensive Cloud Security Solution for Microsoft Azure - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 09:19
McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced that it has extended its Cloud Security Platform to consistently protect Microsoft Azure, delivering the industry's most extensive solution to secure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)....(read more)

Only Half of Ransomware Victims Who Pay Ransoms Recover Their Data, Finds '2018 Cyberthreat Defense Report' - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 09:16
CyberEdge Group, a premier research and marketing firm serving the security industry's top vendors, today announced immediate availability of its fifth annual Cyberthreat Defense Report....(read more)

Corero Network Security Discovers Memcached DDoS Attack "Kill Switch" And Also Reveals Memcached Exploit Can Be Used to Steal or Corrupt Data - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 09:01
Corero Network Security has today disclosed the existence of a practical "kill switch" countermeasure for the Memcached vulnerability, responsible for some of the largest DDoS attacks ever recorded, to national security agencies. At the same time, the company has revealed that the vulnerability is more extensive than originally reported - and can also be used by attackers to steal or modify data from the vulnerable Memcached servers....(read more)

AHEAD Announces New VMware Cloud on AWS Offering, Providing Clients a Holistic Enterprise Cloud Platform - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 08:53
AHEAD, a leading provider of IT consulting and enterprise cloud solutions, today announced it has achieved the VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency, allowing the company to offer VMware Cloud on AWS to its customers....(read more)

What Does Security Look Like in the Always-On Environment? - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 08:34
Voice-activated virtual helpers like Alexa, Siri and the Google Assistant are supposed to be useful, but not overbearing. Usually, that means they stay silent until their owners say the "wake word," but they're ready to get the next command....(read more)

With VMware Cloud on AWS Certification, SHI Further Expands Cloud Competency - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 08:29
SHI International Corp., one of America's top 10 largest IT solutions providers, has achieved the VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency, enabling SHI customers to leverage their existing VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) via the AWS cloud....(read more)

CoreSite Announces Availability of VMware Cloud on AWS in Four Markets - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 08:26
CoreSite Realty Corporation announced the availability of dedicated, private connectivity into VMware Cloud on AWS....(read more)