CUGC Webinar: FSLogix Application Masking - The Hidden Secrets - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 08:29
Join the Citrix User Group Community and David Young, Solutions Architect and Product Champion of FSLogix for a live webinar to learn how to effectively mask an application, using FSLogix App Masking, while simultaneously enhancing performance to maximize your Citrix infrastructure investment. ...(read more)

Threat Stack Survey Finds More Than Half of Enterprises Sacrifice #Cybersecurity for Speed - Virtualization Information - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 08:19
According to a new independent survey, more than half of companies (52 percent) admit to cutting back on security measures to meet a business deadline or objective. The finding is part of a SecOps research report released today by Threat Stack, provider of the industry's most comprehensive intrusion detection platform for cloud, hybrid-cloud and on-premises environments. Based on a survey of over 200 senior-level operations and security professionals, the research explored the extent to which companies have united security principles and standards within DevOps practices. ...(read more)

RISC Networks and Velostrata Team Up to Deliver End-to-End Cloud Journey Solution - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 14:38
RISC Networks and Velostrata announce joint integration to deliver the best-in-class cloud migration solution. Successful cloud migrations almost always require a collaborative effort. Cloud migration occurs through several different, but crucial, phases, and require an end-to-end solution which leverages the right software and partners from beginning to end....(read more)

OpenStack 'Queens' Release Expands Support for GPUs and Containers to Meet Edge, NFV and Machine Learning Workload Demands - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:25
The OpenStack community today released Queens, the 17th version of the most widely deployed open source cloud infrastructure software. A packed release resulting from a six-month development cycle, Queens offers advancements benefiting not only enterprises with mission-critical workloads but also organizations investing in emerging use cases like containers, NFV, edge computing and machine learning. The software now powers 60 public cloud data centers and thousands of private clouds at a scale of more than six million physical cores. ...(read more)

Commvault and Mercy Partner to Deliver Powerful New Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery Service to the Health Care Market - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:19
Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced its Commvault Data Platform was selected by Mercy Technology Services (MTS), the IT backbone of Mercy, one of the top five largest U.S. health systems, to power Mercy's new health care cloud disaster recovery and backup as a service (DR and BaaS) solution. ...(read more)

Red Hat and Azul Collaborate for High Density In-Memory Data Storage - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:25
Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it is bringing high density storage capabilities to its in-memory data management technology, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, through an expanded alliance with Azul Systems....(read more)

iland Named Cloud Service Provider of the Year by Veeam - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:23
iland, an award-winning global cloud service provider, today announced it has been selected as the Veeam Impact Cloud & Service Provider Partner of the Year for North America. ...(read more)

New Trustwave Report Shows Disparity Between #IoT Adoption and #Cybersecurity Readiness - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:21
Trustwave today released the "IoT Cybersecurity Readiness Report" which assess the current and future use of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and corresponding security practices and implementation challenges across organizations in a wide-range of industries. Astonishingly, although most organizations surveyed plan to increase adoption of IoT into operations, only 28 percent consider security strategies specific to IoT as "very important." ...(read more)

CloudBees Makes #Kubernetes a Reality for Enterprise #DevOps - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:19
CloudBees announced a major investment in Kubernetes technology across all areas of the business. CloudBees has made Kubernetes a key part of its long-term strategy by fully supporting it in CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise, acquiring key Kubernetes talent and joining the Cloud Native Computing Foundation....(read more)

NAKIVO Automates VM Disaster Recovery for VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS in the Upcoming v7.4 - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:20
NAKIVO announced today the upcoming NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.4. All Beta program participants who fulfill the program requirements can receive an Amazon gift card....(read more)

VMware Helps Communications Service Providers Create and Monetize High-Performance, Agile, and Open Telco Distributed Clouds - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:11
This week at Mobile World Congress 2018, VMware, Inc. demonstrated how the company can help communications service providers (CSPs) create new revenue streams, open new industry opportunities, drive down costs, and improve overall customer satisfaction by becoming agile service providers. Through comprehensive real-world demonstrations, VMware showed how CSPs can adopt and immediately begin to monetize VMware's growing telco software and Cloud Services portfolio. These offerings were on display in Hall 3, Stand 3K10....(read more)

ProphetStor's AI-Driven DiskProphet 2.0 Leaps to Deliver Higher Standard of Services with Accurate Predictions for Both Disks and Systems - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:06
ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., a leader in Intelligent Data Platform, announced today the general availability of its patented intelligent data analytics and predictives solution for disk failures - DiskProphet 2.0, now with expanded platforms and enhanced GUI for DiskProphet Server and Cloud Services....(read more)

VMware Extends Internet of Things Strategy with New Edge Computing Solutions - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:03
Today at Mobile World Congress 2018, VMware, Inc. unveiled the next chapter of its Internet of Things (IoT) strategy which will focus on delivering new edge computing solutions for specific use cases including Asset Management and Smart Surveillance. ...(read more)

MYCOM OSI Cloud Platform powers its Experience Assurance and Analytics - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 08:57
MYCOM OS announced the latest version of MYCOM OSI EAA Cloud Platform delivering cloud native deployment and unified management services for its Experience Assurance and Analytics (EAA) suite of applications, including performance management, fault management, service quality management, automation and analytics. ...(read more)

Aricent Launches Multi-access Edge Technology Innovations to Drive New Revenue Streams for Service Providers - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 08:55
Aricent, a global design and engineering company, today announced innovative Multi-access Edge (MEC) developer capabilities for immersive experiences such as cloud gaming, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), and ultra-low latency industrial applications. The software enables developers to rapidly deploy carrier-grade applications on Virtual Machines (VMs) and containers that can be distributed as edge services. ...(read more)

The Firm Foundation for Monitoring: Why it's all about that Baseline - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 08:31
It's all about that base, that base, that baseline. Spectre and Meltdown are bad, and when (if?) the final fixes are available to the general public, you can bet your servers/applications are not going to perform as well as before....(read more)

Cloudify Fueling the Cloud-Native VNF Explosion at MWC18 - Virtualization Information - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 08:27
The long-sought solution to one of the biggest challenges in the transformation to Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)-automation of Virtual Network Functions (VNF) onboarding-is taking center stage at Mobile World Congress this week. Cloudify's Cloud-Native VNF approach is being demonstrated by Fortinet, 6Wind, NetNumber, Metaswitch and ASOCS; all are all using Cloudify as an embedded VNF manager to smooth their transitions to NFV and Cloud-Native architectures. All are presenting their use cases this week at Mobile World Congress. ...(read more)

Datrium Announces FIPS Validation and Enables Healthcare IT To Advance Patient Medical Information Safeguards - Virtualization Information - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 14:31
Datrium announced it has achieved FIPS 140-2 Level 1 validation from the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). With the Datrium FIPS Object Module, healthcare IT providers can exceed, rather than simply meet, the minimum security and encryption requirements for the safeguarding of patient medical information. ...(read more)

Bitnami Simplifies Cloud Migration with Stacksmith Service - Virtualization Information - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 14:28
Bitnami, the leading provider of packaged applications for any platform, announced the availability of Bitnami Stacksmith, a tool that simplifies the migration of enterprise applications to the cloud by automating the manual tasks required to package, deploy and maintain software stacks for leading container and cloud platforms. ...(read more)

CloudShare Introduces CloudShare for Support: A Cloud Service That Helps Enterprises Solve More Customer Issues in Less Time - Virtualization Information - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 12:01
CloudShare, a specialty cloud provider that helps software companies replicate complex on-premise IT environments in the cloud for training, sales enablement, and sandboxing for testing and support, today announced its new CloudShare for Support offering that helps technical support teams significantly speed up time to resolution and increase productivity. ...(read more)