SecurityFirst 2018 Predictions: The Year Data-Centric Security is Taken Seriously - Virtualization Information - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:16
In 2018, a combination of market forces and legal factors will make reliance upon traditional perimeter defenses and anomaly detection capabilities a losing cybersecurity strategy. ...(read more)

CloudHealth Technologies and ParkMyCloud Partner to Simplify Cloud Complexity, Cost and Control - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:31
CloudHealth Technologies, the leader in cloud service management, and ParkMyCloud, the leading enterprise platform for continuous cost control in public cloud, today announced they are partnering to marry the hybrid cloud governance of CloudHealth with the automated cost control of ParkMyCloud. ...(read more)

Flexera Releases Next Generation Open Source Security and Compliance Platform - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:29
Flexera, the company that's reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, today announced the latest release of FlexNet Code Insight....(read more)

Scale Computing teams up with value add distributor Copaco - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:42
Scale Computing, the market leader in solutions for midsized and enterprise companies, today announced a strategic partnership with value add distributor Copaco. As a leader in delivering IT services, Copaco will be reselling Scale's innovative HC3 product on Lenovo servers in the Netherlands....(read more)

5 Tips to Secure Docker Containers for Early Adopters - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:25
Thanks to Docker, containers are now the future of web development. Linux Containers, such as LXC or Solaris Zones, have existed since the mid-2000s, but containers weren't widely used outside of large tech companies such as Google until Docker was first released at PyCon in March 2013....(read more)

One Identity 2018 Predictions: What to Expect Next in Cybersecurity - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:03
New cybersecurity issues seem to amass every day, as we watch new breaches occur weekly and wonder if we are next. As we head into 2018, there are a few trends and changes that are expected to shake up the cybersecurity landscape and, consequently, organizations will need to watch out for in order to protect themselves. Let's dive into some of these top trends. ...(read more)

Pramata 2018 Predictions: New Focus on AI, Reassessment for Cloud and Security Strategies - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:49
The vast potential of AI, along with the realities of cloud and security, took center stage in 2017 and we look for them to be a continued focus in 2018. Specifically, we see the following developments: ...(read more)

Dell Boomi 2018 Predictions: Technology changing our culture and relationships - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:42
Last year I predicted that voice enablement would make inroads into business environments. This is now coming true with the introduction of Amazon's Alexa for Business in 2017, and I am certain that other vendors are not that far behind. It was inevitable that after proving and gaining experience, first by targeting consumers in the home, that there was going to be a natural extension of the use of this technology into business environments such as the office and mobile employees. ...(read more)

FinancialForce 2018 Predictions: Tech and Finance Trends to Watch - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:36
Postmodern ERP has taken its toll. In the countertrend, successful companies will consolidate numerous disconnected enterprise applications into fewer, more centralized platforms to streamline their processes, improve insights, and gain business agility. ...(read more)

Kaspersky Lab 2018 Predictions: Clouds on Fire, GDPR, Big IT's and Security - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:26
Clouds on fire. While cloud adoption is growing across all the industries and remains super-attractive for technology-driven businesses, there is also (unfortunately) an increasing interest in this area from cyber-criminals. ...(read more)

mLab 2018 Predictions: DBaaS Will Adapt as Enterprise Needs Expand - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:16
As 2018 approaches, it's a good time to reflect on how the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) industry has grown over the past year and to think about what's ahead. Here are four predictions for the DBaaS industry in 2018: ...(read more)

Thales eSecurity 2018 Predictions: The Proliferation of IoT Devices will Lead to More Data Breaches in 2018 - Virtualization Information - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:09
The proliferation of IoT devices and technology provides new and transformative opportunities for business and industry alike, connecting everyday objects in order to collect and analyse data. At the end of 2017, Gartner predicts that 8.4 billion connected devices will be in use worldwide. ...(read more) Acquires ePRINTit USA Inc. - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:16 announced today that it has acquired cloud printing solutions provider ePRINTit, a wholly owned subsidiary of St. Joseph Printing Group Inc., whose cloud/mobile pull printing solution leads the world in publicly accessible printers....(read more)

Bromium Wins Prestigious Government Security News Homeland Security Awards for Second Consecutive Year - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:47
Bromium, Inc., the pioneer and leader in virtualization-based enterprise security that stops advanced malware attacks, today announced it has received two Government Security News (GSN) Homeland Security Awards for the second consecutive year. Bromium received top honors in the Best Anti-Malware Solution and Best Email Security/Loss Management Solution categories, and was also named a finalist for Best Application Security Solution....(read more)

Syncsort State of Resilience Report Shows Heightened Pressure to Assure Security and Compliance, High Availability and Disaster Recovery - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:37
Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions, today announced the results of the "2018 State of Resilience" report. This year's responses underscore the increased pressure IT leaders are feeling to ensure security, high availability and disaster recovery....(read more)

Spiceworks Study Examines the Drivers and Destroyers of Brand Loyalty Among IT Buyers - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:24
Spiceworks, the professional network for IT, today announced the results of a new survey that explores how often IT buyers are contacted by sales reps and marketers, what drives them to engage with tech brands, and what drives and damages their loyalty to vendors. The study, Brand Loyalty 101: Winning over IT Buyers, reveals 85 percent of IT buyers believe too many sales calls and emails from tech brands make them less likely to purchase from a vendor they're loyal to. In fact, feeling bombarded by emails and calls is just as likely to deter brand loyalty as a security issue with a vendor. ...(read more)

SoftNAS Delivers Breakthrough Performance for Veeam Cloud Backups, Resulting in Rapid, Reliable, Flexible RTPO with Significant Cost Savings for Customers Using Cloud Storage - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:15
SoftNAS, Inc., a cloud data platform company and leading software-defined NAS provider for the cloud, announced SoftNAS Cloud Essentials version 3.7, optimized for Veeam Availability Suite, is available this month....(read more)

Nexsan 2018 Predictions: The Year of Dissipation for the Public Cloud - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:11
For many public cloud providers and their customers, 2017 marked a year of vulnerability and re-consideration. What was once seen as a secure, easy to manage and affordable means of storing data or running infrastructure became subject to a number of embarrassing failures, including big names such as the IBM Bluemix cloud infrastructure, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. ...(read more)

Anaconda 2018 Predictions: The Beginning of the End of Data Gravity - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:04
I'm expecting that data science and machine learning applications become a big focus of cloud-native application architectures using technologies like Docker and Kubernetes. Three trends are driving that....(read more)

Ping Identity 2018 Predictions: From the CTO Office - Virtualization Information - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:53
At the end of each year, the CTO office at Ping brims with excitement. Sure, the holidays and treats are wonderful, and we love guessing what's behind the gift wrap. But what excites us most is predicting what's to come next year with technology and identity trends. We've summed up 2017 and compiled a list of our top predictions, and we think 2018 is going to be big. Here's what you should expect:...(read more)