Virtualization

Acuant 2018 Predictions: Why Identity Will Become the New Currency in 2018

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:23
Next year, the concept of the value of personally identifiable information - and where and how it should be accessed - will be brought to the forefront. High profile breaches like Equifax have made people question the methods currently being used to safeguard this data. The emergence of new technologies like biometrics and rapidly increasing value of cryptocurrencies will also introduce new challenges as organizations and government entities struggle to safeguard PII data. ...(read more)

Micro Focus 2018 Predictions: Cloud Hopping Goes Mainstream in 2018

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:14
We have reached a point where application workloads just want to be free from the artificial boundaries of the computing infrastructure they were born in. While that has been true for years for apps birthed in the data center, it is also now true for apps delivered in the public cloud....(read more)

ZeroStack Enhances IT Visibility in Self-Driving Cloud Platform

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:11
ZeroStack, Inc., creators of a self-driving on-premises cloud, today unveiled new host-based metrics that enable better, more proactive IT management of its cloud platform....(read more)

Tufin 2018 Predictions: Automation Takes Hold and Containerization Rises

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:58
As 2017 comes to a close, companies were just starting to wake up to the fact that the way their IT infrastructures are assembled and configured could be the cause of a security breach. Eyes have been opened to the fact that the potential for human error can make you your company's own worst enemy. ...(read more)

Avalara 2018 Predictions: How will financial, tax and security tech change in 2018?

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:46
Bitcoin continues to garner headlines, but in 2018, the underlying blockchain open ledger technology will generate the most business buzz. Blockchain has far more game-changing use cases than just tracking the ownership of digital currency....(read more)

Skybox Security 2018 Predictions: The Year Cloud Security Begins to Mature

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:40
2017 will likely be remembered by its notable ransomware events NotPetya and WannaCry, which marked a wakeup call to a new age of cyberattacks that reach further into the ‘real world'. However, it's not just ransomware and the threat landscape that are undergoing an evolution. Widespread cloud adoption and increasing IT/OT convergence, among other digital transformation initiatives, are drastically changing networks and increasingly putting pressure on the security teams tasked with protecting them. ...(read more)

SoftwareONE 2018 Predictions: The need for agile IT drives changes in the cloud

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:33
As we discovered last year -- the demand for agile IT solutions is here to stay. In 2017, many companies took a good, long, hard look at their initial cloud deployment strategies and examined how they're operating alongside the typical on-premises corporate IT infrastructure. I think this drove many organizations to pivot their strategies, and those changes will manifest in the coming year. We'll see SaaS grow, cloud management strategies shift and the way we train our employees evolve. ...(read more)

Core Security and SecureAuth 2018 Predictions: What Can 2017's Cybermistakes Teach Us About What to Expect in 2018?

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:25
In today's connected world there are too many devices and too many networks to protect and cyber criminals are more sophisticated than ever. The 2017 threat landscape proved that no one is immune to cyber attacks....(read more)

At-Bay 2018 Predictions: Next Gen Cyber Attacks and Risk Management Programs

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:19
As 2017 comes to a close, the security industry has much to reflect on. With large-scale security incidents from WannaCry to NotPetya to Equifax making headlines, businesses have seen the significant impact that these incidents can have on their bottom lines. As we look ahead to 2018, attacks will become more sophisticated, but businesses will also become smarter about preparing for and defending against future attacks. ...(read more)

Equinix 2018 Predictions: 8 Predictions for IT

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:12
IoT, blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and data sovereignty are but a few prominent industry game changers we see proliferating in 2018. We connected with Kaladhar Voruganti, VP, Technology Innovation and Senior Fellow at Equinix, a company that stands at the interconnection junction between network providers, cloud providers and the enterprise, for a unique perspective on IT trends and where things are headed. ...(read more)

Riverbed Retail Digital Transformation Survey Finds Next Three Years Are Crucial for Evolution of Brick and Mortar

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:04
Riverbed Technology today announced the results of the Riverbed Retail Digital Transformation Survey 2018, which explores the current state of brick and mortar retailers and what they need to stay competitive, thrive, and drive stellar customer experiences moving forward....(read more)

FireEye Announces Acquisition of X15 Software

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:03
FireEye, Inc., the intelligence-led security company, today announced it acquired privately held X15 Software and its innovative next generation big data platform. The acquisition, which closed on January 11, 2018, will add significant data management capabilities and provide customers with an open platform for integrating machine-generated data that can easily incorporate new security technologies and big data sources to adapt to the evolving threat environment....(read more)

Cyxtera 2018 Predictions: Company Visionaries Share Security-related Predictions

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 09:02
The gig economy is on the rise. It's estimated to account for 34% of the workforce today and is expected to increase to 43% by the year 2020. Professionals are opting for freelance versus full-time contracts and employers are benefiting. Yet, the gig economy introduces cyber security risks for employers. ...(read more)

Cockroach Labs 2018 Predictions: Global Data Regulations, Public Cloud Competition Pave the Path to Multi-Cloud in 2018

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:45
2017 saw huge growth in public cloud around the globe. Increased global data regulations, competition from Chinese public cloud vendors, a new focus on avoiding vendor lock-in amongst enterprise customers and new technology innovations will fuel the adoption of multi-cloud solutions in 2018. Here are top predictions from Cockroach Labs in 2018....(read more)

Maxta 2018 Predictions: Three Ways Hyperconvergence (HCI) Will Change the Game in 2018

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:40
Even though the hyperconverged market is still somewhat new, some tectonic shifts took place in it during 2017 with acquisitions and new entrants. While 2018 may not have this same level of M&A activity, major shifts are expected as the hyperconverged market matures. Here are three predictions for hyperconvergence in 2018: ...(read more)

ZeroFOX 2018 Predictions: Prepare for Social Media Attacks and Shifting C-Suite Responsibilities

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:33
2017 was the year that companies fully recognized just how much security can also dictate business success. From Yahoo to Uber, high-profile data breaches and the seemingly endless array of attacks caused businesses across the globe to lose time, money and diminish their reputation in the eyes of their devoted customers. And while there is no denying that the threat landscape will continue to grow in 2018, there are ways to avoid being part of the headlines next year. ...(read more)

Couchbase 2018 Predictions: 5 Data-driven Technology Predictions that will Impact Customer Engagement

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:27
Databases have come a long way since its predecessors were first created more than 40 years ago. With recent advances in digital strategies directing an increased focus on the customer, the onus has fallen to the humble database to support the skyrocketing number of customer interactions that are taking place across a growing number of touchpoints....(read more)

Coachbase 2018 Predictions: 5 Data-driven Technology Predictions that will Impact Customer Engagement

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:27
Databases have come a long way since its predecessors were first created more than 40 years ago. With recent advances in digital strategies directing an increased focus on the customer, the onus has fallen to the humble database to support the skyrocketing number of customer interactions that are taking place across a growing number of touchpoints....(read more)

Zerto 2018 Predictions: A Seat at the Table for IT; 2018 will be far more than 'keeping the lights on'

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:24
This year was one for the books when it comes to natural disasters and cyber attacks as the world experienced some of the largest ransomware attacks and most devastating weather on record. ...(read more)

Jamf 2018 Predictions: Apple Predictions - Machine Learning, IoT and Mobile

VMblog.com - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:21
Machine learning is already present with Apple to an extent, as Siri provides suggestions based on your search history, but the possibilities of machine learning could be virtually endless in the future by leveraging the entire Apple ecosystem....(read more)

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