Scalyr Customers Create and Monitor Inventive Software in Docker Environments - Virtualization Information - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:22
Scalyr, the blazing fast log management platform for the engineering front line, today announced that DataFox, EatStreet, Foxpass, ObservePoint, Periscope Data, and Return Path use Scalyr to monitor their industry-leading software and Docker environments.'...(read more)

Splunk Agrees to Acquire VictorOps - Virtualization Information - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:18
Splunk Inc. announced a definitive agreement to acquire VictorOps, Inc., a leader in DevOps incident management. Under the terms of the agreement, Splunk will acquire VictorOps for a total purchase price of approximately $120 million, subject to adjustment, to be paid in cash and Splunk securities. The acquisition is expected to close during Splunk's fiscal second quarter, subject to customary closing conditions....(read more)

Cohesity Raises $250 Million in Funding Round Led by SoftBank Vision Fund - Virtualization Information - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:16
Cohesity, a leader of hyperconverged secondary storage, today announced it raised $250 million in an oversubscribed Series D funding round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund with strong participation from strategic investors Cisco Investments, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, along with early investor Sequoia Capital and others. ...(read more)

VMblog's Expert Interviews: Dremio Talks Replatforming to Cloud Infrastructures, Cloud Migration Approaches, Analytics and More - Virtualization Information - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 08:42
As more organizations look into the possibility of moving their infrastructure and applications to the cloud in support of digital transformation, part of the decision making process they go through is to figure out the best approach to cloud migration in order to achieve long-term success. Is there a single path to success? What is the answer? To learn more, I spoke with an industry expert, Tomer Shiran, co-founder and CEO at Dremio....(read more)

LiveAction Acquires Leading Packet Capture and Analytics Company Savvius, Inc. - Virtualization Information - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:18
LiveAction, a visionary provider of IT network management, visualization, and analytics software today announced the acquisition of Savvius, a leading provider of packet-capture and analytics appliances and forensic software solutions with the goal of creating the industry's most advanced network performance monitoring and diagnostics platform....(read more)

SevOne SD-WAN Monitoring Solution Increases Operational Agility of MSPs - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:30
SevOne, a leading provider of network and infrastructure management solutions, today unveiled the SevOne SD-WAN Monitoring Solution. Based on the SevOne Data Platform, this new solution increases operational agility of Managed Services Providers (MSPs) offering multiple, complex network services over their multi-tenant, multi-vendor Software-Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WANs)....(read more)

New Nexsan Assureon Cloud Transfer Reduces Storage Costs and Improves Security - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:26
Earlier this week, Nexsan unveiled its Assureon Cloud Transfer for customers to migrate or copy data to and from public cloud platforms. The company is also updating its on-premise archive storage to provide long-term data protection and retention. ...(read more)

WhereScape Debuts WhereScape Migration Express for Snowflake - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:08
New automation offering helps Snowflake customers fast-track data infrastructure migration projects with fewer resources and faster time to value ...(read more)

InterVision Launches #DigitalTransformation Solutions Practice - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:36
InterVision announced the launch of its Digital Transformation Solutions Practice (DXS). The new practice complements InterVision's portfolio of IT solutions and services with extensive digital transformation capabilities including strategy development, technology design and change management....(read more)

Cisco and NetApp Simplify the Delivery of Cloud Infrastructure and Industry-Specific Applications with New FlexPod Solutions - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:15
Cisco and NetApp today announced new FlexPod solutions. FlexPod combines Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure with NetApp data services to help organizations accelerate application delivery and transition to a hybrid cloud with a trusted platform for innovation....(read more)

Hitachi Vantara Strengthens UCP Family of Converged and #Hyperconverged Systems and Applications Ecosystem Solutions - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:50
Hitachi Vantara announced powerful hardware and software enhancements across the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) family of converged, hyperconverged and rack-scale systems, including NVMe SSD caching and GPU processor-based server options....(read more)

Commvault and Alibaba Cloud Join Forces to Accelerate Worldwide #DigitalTransformation - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:44
Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, jointly announced today to leverage each other's technology and market advantages to deliver advanced, innovative and scalable hybrid cloud data management solutions to help customers and partners across the globe accelerate digital transformations....(read more)

ManageEngine Launches Microsoft Outlook Add-In for ITSM Teams - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:26
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the launch of the ServiceDesk Plus add-in for IT service desk teams using Microsoft Office 365. This new add-in enables technicians and end users of the ServiceDesk Plus cloud version to manage support tickets from within Outlook....(read more)

IBM and Partnership Aims to Accelerate Adoption of AI in the Enterprise - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:21
IBM and today announced a strategic global partnership focused on combining IBM POWER Systems and H2O Driverless AI to address the AI demands of enterprises. This joint solution is ideal for financial services, retail, manufacturing, IOT and healthcare industries....(read more)

The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers for Open Source Summit North America - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:08
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the keynote speakers for Open Source Summit North America, taking place August 29-31 in Vancouver, BC. ...(read more)

Atos and Merlin International Join Forces to Offer Managed Cybersecurity Services - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:05
Atos and Merlin International announced they will partner together to offer quality managed security services (MSSP) designed to reliably meet evolving government and healthcare industry needs....(read more)

Forbes Now Accepting Nominations for Its Cloud 100 List - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 08:56
Are you part of a private company that's making strides in the cloud computing sector? If so, you might want to put that entity under consideration for inclusion on Forbes' third-annual Cloud 100 list. You might guess from the name that the businesses ultimately given the honor are those deemed to excel in displaying leadership within the cloud sector....(read more)

SAP on AWS Workloads Accelerate As Thousands of Customers Leverage AWS to Run SAP Solutions on AWS - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 08:41
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) shared that thousands of enterprise customers are running SAP workloads on AWS -- with hundreds of those workloads in production. Businesses of all sizes and across virtually every industry and geography are running their SAP landscapes, including multiple production environments, on AWS to simplify infrastructure management, improve time-to-market, lower costs, and deliver innovation with AWS services integration....(read more)

BPU Holdings Joins the Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center to Advance AI - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 08:40
BPU Holdings, the leader in Artificial Emotional Intelligence (AEI) and creator of the ZimOS platform, recently accepted the invitation to join The Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center (CAC), supported through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) program....(read more)

Symantec Introduces Industry's First Cloud-Based Network Security Solution With Web Isolation; adds Complete Endpoint Protection - Virtualization Information - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 08:38
Symantec Corp. announced new innovations and enhancements to its Network Security for the Cloud Generation solution, designed to protect enterprise devices, anywhere their employees work or travel, across the network, the cloud, mobile and traditional endpoints. As an integral element of Symantec's Integrated Cyber Defense Platform, enhancements to the solution include:...(read more)