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December 13, 2017 – 11:56 pm | Comments Off on Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail,” Ralph Waldo Emerson famously advised. And, in the world of data management, companies are doing just …

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Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks
February 17, 2018 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks

The characteristics of cloud containers that make them attractive to data center managers also make them attractive to crypto-miners. The ease of setup, the isolation and the performance advantages, coupled with the fact that containers may not enjoy the same level of security as hardware infrastructure, mean that an attacker can operate crypto-currency mining in relative safety and with a reduced risk of discovery.

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Researchers at Aqua Security Software said that they’d heard about crypto-currency mining attacks on Docker containers and wanted to learn how they were carried out. They also wanted to check the operations of the Aqua Container Security Platform. To accomplish this, they set up a honeypot.

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VMware Buys Cloud Security Startup CloudCoreo
February 17, 2018 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on VMware Buys Cloud Security Startup CloudCoreo
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VMware will acquire CloudCoreo, adding a public cloud security tool to its lineup. The virtualization giant didn’t disclose the purchase price for the Seattle-based startup. It will offer CloudCoreo’s security platform as a standalone service, …

5 Things Dealers Need to Understand About Big Data
February 17, 2018 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on 5 Things Dealers Need to Understand About Big Data
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With the NADA Show 2018 in Las Vegas a mere matter of weeks away, two words dealers are probably hearing a lot—and will hear much more often at the convention—are big data. Many of the …

How cloud computing, AI and IoT will transform semiconductor companies’ revenues in 2018
February 17, 2018 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on How cloud computing, AI and IoT will transform semiconductor companies’ revenues in 2018
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The Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing are among the key application markets in driving semiconductor providers’ revenue streams over the coming year, according to a new report from KPMG.

Of the …

The key features in an app, desktop virtualization product
February 17, 2018 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on The key features in an app, desktop virtualization product
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When searching for a desktop or application virtualization product, buyers must ensure that the platform they choose contains the features necessary to meet their business needs.

All organizations have different requirements, but many will benefit from …

Roche To Buy Big Data Upstart Flatiron Health For $1.9 Billion
February 16, 2018 – 10:14 am | Comments Off on Roche To Buy Big Data Upstart Flatiron Health For $1.9 Billion
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Roche, the Swiss drug giant, will buy New York-based Flatiron Health, which has become a leader in applying big data approaches to medicine, for $1.9 billion. Roche already owned a 12% stake in Flatiron; in …

Google Introduces New High Performance VM Option For Cloud Customers
February 16, 2018 – 9:44 am | Comments Off on Google Introduces New High Performance VM Option For Cloud Customers
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Google this week announced general availability of new high-performance virtual machine configuration options for enterprises running large workloads on its cloud platform.

The new VM configurations support up to 96 virtual CPUs and up to 624 …

SD-branch network concept as next stage of WAN connectivity
February 16, 2018 – 6:21 am | Comments Off on SD-branch network concept as next stage of WAN connectivity
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Software-defined WAN technology is branching out. More specifically, SD-WAN, coupled with evolving network architecture, is advancing a concept called software-defined branch, or SD-branch. The SD-branch strategy is the next stage in SD-WAN’s maturation, which has …

Securing Workloads from Private Cloud to VMware Cloud on AWS
February 16, 2018 – 6:11 am | Comments Off on Securing Workloads from Private Cloud to VMware Cloud on AWS
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For IT, combining public and private cloud into a hybrid datacenter has always held tremendous promise. Imagine getting a call from accounting because they unexpectedly need to re-run hardware-intensive workloads for two weeks. The problem …