Cloudian Raises $94 million in Funding - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 15:01
Cloudian announced that it raised $94 million in a Series E funding, bringing the company's total funding to $173 million. The round includes participation from investors Digital Alpha, Eight Roads Ventures, Goldman Sachs, INCJ, JPIC (Japan Post Investment Corporation), NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc. and WS (Wilson Sonsini) Investments. ...(read more)

Lacework Lands $24 Million in Series B Financing - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 14:59
Lacework, the industry's first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, announced the closing of a $24 million Series B funding round led by Sutter Hill Ventures....(read more)

Carbon Black Makes Replacing Legacy Antivirus On Critical Systems and Servers Easier Than Ever with Launch of Cb Protection 8.1 - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 14:55
Carbon Black announced version 8.1 of Cb Protection, the company's market-leading application control solution used by global organisations to lock down servers and critical systems, prevent unwanted changes, and ensure continuous compliance with regulatory mandates, including Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)....(read more)

Equinix to Offer Private Connectivity to VMware Cloud on AWS via AWS Direct Connect - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 14:35
Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, announced it is teaming with VMware to offer private connectivity to VMware Cloud on AWS via AWS Direct Connect at Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers globally....(read more)

DDN Finalizing Acquisition of Tintri, the Leader in Enterprise Virtualization - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:14
DataDirect Networks (DDN) announced that it expects to finalize the acquisition of Tintri, Inc. (Tintri) within the next few days. The acquisition will bring immediate support and product continuity to Tintri's extensive customer base, while significantly boosting DDN's product portfolio and addressable market....(read more)

Zadara Announces a $25M Investment Round - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:08
Zadara, provider of zero-risk enterprise cloud storage, announced that it has signed a $25 million funding round led by IGP Capital with participation from existing investors....(read more)

Moogsoft Announces Observe Expanding Its AIOps Platform with Real-Time Analysis and IT Problem Detection at the Source - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:05
Moogsoft, a pioneer and leading provider of artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps), today announced the launch of Moogsoft Observe. This groundbreaking technology extends Moogsoft's core AIOps platform capabilities from centralized analytics outwards to the data source, providing IT teams with absolute visibility and total observability of customer-impacting problems wherever they occur....(read more)

SentinelOne Partners with Sumo Logic to Give Customers Full Visibility into Cloud Integrated Threat Intelligence - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:04
SentinelOne, the autonomous endpoint protection company, announced the company has partnered with Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence....(read more)

VMblog's Expert Interviews: Archive360 - Does GDPR Compliant Equal California Consumer Privacy Act Compliant? Nope… - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 11:20
It appears that just as U.S. organizations are beginning to get their arms around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), new laws here in the U.S. are coming into effect. Specifically, California's new Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). Today, we speak with Bill Tolson, Vice President, Archive360 ( on this business critical topic. ...(read more)

Couchbase Launches First NoSQL Autonomous Operator for Kubernetes - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 11:11
Couchbase Inc., creator of the world's first Engagement Database, announced the launch of the first NoSQL autonomous operator for Kubernetes....(read more)

Augmented Reality Is the Future of Mobile Gaming - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 11:07
Augmented reality is already augmenting the mobile gaming market. Since its introduction to the tech consumer market, augmented reality has performed at a high level and beaten estimates every time. Referred to in conjunction with VR often, AR is a groundbreaking technology that uses projected images through a smartphone screen to imitate an object existing in a 3D space that it does not possess in reality. ...(read more)

Preempt's Cloud Initiative Breaks Down Cybersecurity Silos, Providing the Industry's Most Comprehensive Threat Prevention Solution For Enterprises - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 11:03
Preempt, the innovator of the industry's first Identity and Access Threat Prevention solution that stops cyber attacks and internal threats, announced its commitment to providing the most comprehensive cloud threat prevention solution for the enterprise....(read more)

OpenStack Bare Metal Clouds, Fast Forward Upgrades and Hardware Accelerators Take Center Stage in Latest Release, 'Rocky' - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 10:59
The OpenStack community released Rocky, the 18th version of the most widely deployed open source cloud infrastructure software. The software now powers more than 75 public cloud data centers and thousands of private clouds at a scale of more than 10 million compute cores. ...(read more)

Brits show distrust in Blockchain - almost half of Brits wouldn’t trust an organisation using it - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 09:36
Blockchain might be the next big thing for businesses but new research from IP EXPO Europe, Europe's number one enterprise IT event, has uncovered that just over a third of Brits (35%) would not trust an organisation using this technology to keep their information secure as they don't know what it is. ...(read more)

CenturyLink achieves Amazon Web Services Managed Service Provider Partner status - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 09:26
CenturyLink, Inc. today announced it has been named an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner. The achievement highlights CenturyLink's ongoing commitment to building robust services on AWS to deliver digital transformation to businesses on their cloud journeys. ...(read more)

Vembu Technologies #VMworld 2018 - VMblog Video Interview - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 08:38
VMblog visits the Vembu Technologies booth during VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas to see the company's powerful backup, replication and disaster recovery solution. ...(read more)

Commvault #VMworld 2018 - VMblog Video Interview - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 08:07
VMblog visits the Commvault booth during VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas to learn more about their converged data management solutions. ...(read more)

Quali #VMworld 2018 - VMblog Video Interview - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 08:06
VMblog visits the Quali booth during VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas to find out more about DevOps Automation and CloudShell 9.0. ...(read more)

Veeam #VMworld 2018 - VMblog Video Interview - Virtualization Information - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 08:04
VMblog visits the Veeam booth during VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas to learn about Hyper-Availability and demo the Veeam Availability Suite. ...(read more)

Brits are fearing the AI future as 60% are worried AI machines will hack them - Virtualization Information - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 21:33
With AI assistants part of our daily lives, new research from IP EXPO Europe, Europe's number one enterprise IT event, has found 60% of Brits are worried artificial intelligence (AI) will hack their internet connected devices. ...(read more)