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Cloud Confusion: Who Handles Data Security?

Cloud Confusion: Who Handles Data Security?

As enterprise adoption of public cloud services accelerates, confusion persists among cloud providers and customers over responsibility ...

AI-driven Diagnostics for Network of Boston-based Healthcare Providers

AI-driven Diagnostics for Network of Boston-based Healthcare Providers

The Center for Clinical Data Science (CCDS), Boston, is at the confluence of major technology trends driving ...

Huawei, Microsoft Partner on Public Cloud

Huawei, Microsoft Partner on Public Cloud

Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications giant, is partnering with Microsoft to bring server, database and other enterprise ...

CSRA Emerges as U.S. IT Powerhouse

CSRA Emerges as U.S. IT Powerhouse

A well connected IT services provider formed through the merger of established government contractors is steadily extending ...

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September 19, 2017(0)
As enterprise adoption of public cloud services accelerates, confusion persists among cloud providers and customers over responsibility for data and application security. A vendor survey of 300 IT decision makers released this week confirms that public cloud adoption is growing at a rapid rate as a range of industries look beyond on-premise datacenters to scale storage and computing. It ... Full article
September 5, 2017(0)
Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications giant, is partnering with Microsoft to bring server, database and other enterprise applications to the Huawei cloud. The companies announced the public cloud partnership during a Huawei event in Shanghai. The deal with China's largest networking company gives Microsoft additional momentum in public cloud market currently dominated by (Amazon Web Services NASDAQ: AMZN). The ... Full article
August 25, 2017(0)
A well connected IT services provider formed through the merger of established government contractors is steadily extending its reach from providing cloud services the U.S. military to training the next wave of cyber security specialists. CSRA Inc., Falls Church, Va., was spun off from long-time federal contractor CSC (formerly Computer Science Corp.) in 2015 and began trading on the ... Full article
August 17, 2017(0)
Cloud migrations, big data and mobility are reshaping the datacenter as more servers are linked and bandwidth capacity joins scaling as essential requirements. Those needs are creating opportunities for network gear vendors as datacenters make the jump to bigger IPv6 pipes. Among them is Chinese switch maker H3C Technologies, which is claiming a record for switch performance in recent ... Full article
August 11, 2017(0)
Data analytics and visualization specialist MapD Technologies has inked a deal with Huawei, the multinational networking and telecommunications giant, to juice the Chinese vendor's server hardware with scalable GPU-supported analytics. The partners announced an agreement this week intended to improve compatibility between Huawei's latest FusionServer and MapD database and visualization platforms. Huawei (SHE: 002502) announced earlier this summer it ... Full article
August 9, 2017(0)
Among the first sectors likely to cash in on the Internet of Things is industrial, which has been in the vanguard of networking the factory floor to achieve efficiencies while collecting and leveraging all the data generated by connected devices and machines. A new study on how to make money on the industrial IoT finds that manufacturers are pursuing ... Full article
August 8, 2017(1)
In order to secure enterprise networks and their far-flung components, everyone needs to be on the same page. That's at least part of the thinking behind a renewed U.S. cyber initiative designed to bring embattled security teams up to speed as threats continue to evolve. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which helps develop a range of ... Full article
August 7, 2017(0)
Responding to a rash of malware attacks on early and vulnerable Internet of Things devices, lawmakers have stepped forward with a proposal to improve weak IoT cyber-security. While attempts at legislating technical specs don't always pan out, four U.S. senators are nevertheless proposing legislation that would attempt to shore up standards for IoT, starting with devices used by government ... Full article
July 31, 2017(0)
Blockchain technology is making inroads in the enterprise, especially among banks and financial services firms handling heavy transaction volumes that require the back-and-forth of much transmitted payment information. While nearly six in 10 companies responding to a recent survey said they are either deploying or testing blockchain platforms, roadblocks such as interoperability and general disruption of traditional business practices ... Full article
July 27, 2017(0)
In a bid to sharpen its focus on the booming market for cloud management, in-memory computing specialist GigaSpaces Technologies is spinning off its Cloudify unit into a new company that will concentrate on delivering cloud applications as well as network functions virtualization (NFV). New York-based GigaSpaces said the planned spinoff has been in the works since last year based ... Full article
July 21, 2017(0)
As network bottlenecks mount in datacenters—a hurdle that will only get worse with the deployment of business analytics using machine learning—there is a growing need for networking solutions that can scale to tens of thousands of connections without breaking the bank. As things stand now, only hyper-scale cloud service providers can achieve the economies of scale that make smart ... Full article
July 20, 2017(0)
Intel has begun rolling out AI hardware previewed last fall with the release of its Movidius Neural Compute Stick, billed as a self-contained AI accelerator in a USB format that requires no network connection. The chipmaker said Thursday (July 20) the device is intended to make deep learning applications more accessible to AI researchers and product developers to they ... Full article
June 27, 2017(0)
Distributed applications must be designed upfront for deployment in the cloud if enterprises hope to achieve the scale necessary for Internet of Things and other hyper-scale projects, cloud-native proponents argue. Industry groups such as the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and the Open Connectivity Foundation have been leading the charge for broader cloud application development. Seeking to put a ... Full article
June 21, 2017(0)
A huge investment by Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group in an up-and-coming cyber security startup leaves little doubt that enterprises are looking for ways to design more security features into embattled global IT networks. Cybereason announced Wednesday (June 21) that SoftBank (TOKYO: 9984) will invest $100 million in the cyber security firm that specializes in end-point threat detection and ... Full article
June 19, 2017(0)
The outlines of a data-driven connected car market are emerging with the rise of infrastructure and "vehicle-to-everything" communications seen as key drivers of growth, a new analysis concludes. A growing list of established networking vendors also are creating an emerging use case for the Internet of Things, observers note. By 2022, market watcher Juniper Research forecasts that 50 percent ... Full article
June 15, 2017(0)
High-performance networking company Mellanox is announcing a new protocol it’s calling SHIELD, an acronym for “Self Healing Interconnect Enhancement for inteLligent Datacenters.” Enabled within Mellanox’s 100G EDR and 200G HDR InfiniBand solutions, SHIELD improves the ability for switches to exchange real-time information in order to overcome link failures and optimize data flows. The functionality that SHIELD enables has been ... Full article
June 13, 2017(0)
An ambitious astronomy effort designed to peer back to the origins of the universe and map the formation of galaxies is underpinned by an emerging memory technology that seeks to move computing resources closer to huge astronomy data sets. The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) is an international initiative to build the world's largest radio telescope. A "precursor project" in ... Full article
June 8, 2017(0)
Amazon Web Services has extended its Internet of Things offerings with the launch a new platform designed to boost computing power for devices at the network edge via its public cloud. AWS Greengrass unveiled on Wednesday (June 7) aims to connect local devices to the public cloud service via its Lambda software to provide local computing and other capabilities ... Full article
June 1, 2017(0)
Slowing demand for servers and related networking hardware cut deeply into Hewlett-Packard Enterprise's quarterly revenues, the company reported this week. The 13 percent decline in revenues for the second quarter ending April 30 was the steepest for the company's enterprise group since its launch in November 2015. Overall, HPE's quarterly revenue totaled $9.9 billion. HPE (NYSE: HPE) and other ... Full article
May 24, 2017(0)
A standards effort driven by LinkedIn that seeks to "redefine" future datacenter infrastructure will initially focus on a common form factor for servers, according to the founding members. Along with LinkedIn, which was acquired by Microsoft NASDAQ: MSFT) last year, other founding members of the Open19 Foundation launched on Tuesday (May 23) are Flex, GE Digital (NYSE: GE) Hewlett ... Full article

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