MapR Introduces 6 New Data Science Offerings to Help Organizations Throughout their AI Journey - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 14:20
MapR Technologies, Inc., the industry's leading data platform for AI and Analytics, announced today at Strata Data Conference six new data science service offerings to help customers gain immediate value from Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and expand their competitive edge over competitors, no matter where the customer is in their data science journey....(read more)

Amazon and Google Leap Up the Rankings for U.S. IoT Projects - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 14:18
"U.S. IoT Reality Check" report finds an increasingly competitive environment for IoT vendors, in consideration for IoT projects by U.S. firms. While the complexity of managing legacy processes and juggling IoT platforms are growing pain points for U.S. firms....(read more)

US Signal Reveals the 4 Most Common IT Disruptions - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:44
US Signal's first ever IT Resiliency Survey reveals that 70 percent of respondents from United States businesses experienced at least one unplanned IT disruption over the last 12 months. 66 percent believe they are vulnerable to IT disruption, with one in 10 stating they feel very vulnerable to these interruptions. ...(read more)

VMblog's Expert Interviews: Lightbend Talks Fast Data Platform 2.0 - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:06
Going into the big data conference Strata, Lightbend is announcing the latest release of its Fast Data Platform. VMblog spoke to Lightbend CEO Mark Brewer to learn more. ...(read more)

Startups lead the field in Cloud Management Platform Market - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:01
WhatMatrix, the independent technology comparison and analysis site, today announced the publication of its second Landscape analysis report. The Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs) Landscape report finds that start up companies with a dedicated focus on CMP lead the larger, more established companies in this field of technology....(read more)

CIS Hardened Images for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Now Available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:00
CIS recently released CIS Hardened Images for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 into the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure....(read more)

VMware, IBM, and DellEMC Are Most Likely To Be Recommended By IT Professionals, According to New Temkin Group Research - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:58
Companies often use a metric called Net Promoter Score (NPS) as a measure of loyalty, as it calculates the likelihood that customers will recommend a company to friends and colleagues. In a new report called Tech Vendor NPS & Loyalty Benchmark, 2018, Temkin Group analyzes NPS of 61 tech vendors based on feedback from 800 IT decision makers within large North American companies....(read more)

Striim Expands Integration With Google to Move Real-Time Data to Google Cloud Platform - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:57
Striim, provider of an enterprise-grade platform for streaming data integration, announced today that it has expanded integration with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to continuously feed real-time data from a broad range of data sources to Google BigQuery and Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL and MySQL....(read more)

Condusiv: Patches for CPU Security Flaws Can Affect System Performance - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:55
In mid-August, Intel Corporation announced a first round of patches to counter Foreshadow/Foreshadow-NG, a weakness in chip design that could allow an attacker to access encrypted data being held in an isolated area of the chip meant to keep sensitive information out of the reach of other software, including malware....(read more)

Nutanix Announces $20m+ Deal, Largest In Company History - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:44
Nutanix, Inc. announced it closed the largest deal in company history in Q4 of fiscal 2018, worth more than $20m with an agency in the U.S. Department of Defense. The customer will use Nutanix software to operate 15 remote sites running two different networks....(read more)

On-Demand Webinar: The Future of Backup Isn't Backup - Virtualization Information - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:21
Listen in as Steve Blow, Technology Evangelist, explains Zerto's vision for the future of backup and learn how continuous journal-based protection is disrupting legacy backup....(read more)

SolarWinds IT Professionals Day 2018 Envisions a World Powered by Tech Pros - Virtualization Information - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:44
SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced the findings of its IT Pro Day 2018: A World Powered by Tech Pros survey today....(read more)

Trend Micro and HITRUST Launch New Company to Provide Cyber Risk Management as a Service to Select U.S. Enterprises - Virtualization Information - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:06
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, and HITRUST, a leading security and privacy standards development, accreditation and information risk management organization, today announced they are partnering to launch Cysiv, a new company which provides advanced cyber risk management as a service to select U.S. enterprises that need to better defend themselves from cyberattacks....(read more)

Google Compute Engine: Setting Up a VM - Virtualization Information - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 08:36
Google Cloud Platform is one of the many cloud platforms you can use to get started with cloud computing. There are tons of services and tools at your disposal through the platform, just like you have with Amazon Web Services. You've got Google hardware and Google libraries ready for your own personal use. Before you bring out your wallet and start setting up apps on their infrastructure, you'll need to understand what you need. ...(read more)

Can Predictive Analytics Be Used to Keep Employees Safe? - Virtualization Information - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 08:36
Even in workplaces known for their extremely safe practices, employees may be at risk of getting injured by dangerous equipment, a lack of training or other factors. However, predictive analytics platforms could reduce those hazards. ...(read more)

Can a single Virtual Volume (VVol) span different physical arrays/devices? - Virtualization Information - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 08:29
If you were to pose this question, "Can a single Virtual Volume (VVol) span different physical arrays/devices?" to your storage vendor or to VMware support today, you'd likely receive the following answer: "No. vSphere does not support this." ...(read more)

WhiteHat Adds Deeper Artifical Intelligence Capabilities for Sentinel DAST Solution for DevSecOps - Virtualization Information - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 08:20
WhiteHat Security announced that new, artificial intelligence (AI) software is being added to WhiteHat Sentinel Dynamic, its dynamic application security testing (DAST) solution, which draws from a data lake of 95 million identified vulnerabilities....(read more)

ParkMyCloud and CloudHealth Technologies Announce Integration for Optimized Cloud Cost Management - Virtualization Information - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 14:37
ParkMyCloud, the leading enterprise platform for continuous cost control in public cloud, and CloudHealth Technologies, trusted cloud management platform provider, today announced that they have furthered their partnership with a technology integration that provides customers with end-to-end multi-cloud cost control and visibility....(read more)

HITRUST Program Addresses Security Risks and Inefficiencies When Leveraging Cloud Service Providers - Virtualization Information - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:11
To address the growing misunderstandings, risks and complexities when leveraging service providers, HITRUST is introducing a new program to clarify the roles and responsibilities regarding ownership and operation of security controls while automating and streamlining the assurance process when security controls are shared or inherited....(read more)

ASOCS Joins the Open vRAN Ecosystem to Help Accelerate the Adoption of Open vRAN Solutions - Virtualization Information - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:10
ASOCS Ltd., a pioneer in Radio Access Network (RAN) virtualization, announces it has joined the Cisco-led Open vRAN ecosystem aiming to accelerate the viability and adoption of Open vRAN solutions....(read more)