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Big Data, Cloud Computing Spur Software Innovation – Investor’s Business Daily

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 in Cloud News

When this year's widespread technology sell-off dragged shares of Splunk down more than 61% between February and August, Thomas Vandeventer was buying.

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DynaSis Integrates With OpenDNS, Adds Security Features to Platform – MSPmentor

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 in SMB Cloud

OpenDNS CEO David Ulevitch DynaSis has integrated OpenDNS into its small and medium-sized business (SMB) platform. The Atlanta-based managed service provider (MSP) this week announced it is working with OpenDNS to give customers access to new network security features, including built-in phishing and optional web content filtering, at no additional charge. "Many SMBs give their users far too much latitude in making changes to desktop applications and operating systems, including bypassing browser-level helpers that scan websites for malware infection," DynaSis President Dave Moorman said in a prepared statement.

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Webzilla Joins SGIX – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 in SMB Cloud

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 12/18/14 -- Webzilla, a global enterprise hosting provider, joined the Internet exchange (IX) in Singapore, SGIX. The move allows for a significant reduction in latency and increased service quality in the region.

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Still afraid cloud technology will leave your client unprotected? – Insurance Business America

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 in SMB Cloud

A mysterious cloud hovers over small businesses and midsize companies, causing confusion — even fear — about the future of information technology.But as we celebrate nearly 15 years of cloud computing, SMBs everywhere are beginning to see the value of this strange new world.Shelly Edwards of PGI takes a look at the myths surrounding cloud technology, beginning with the myth surrounding the lack of security of cloud technologies for your clients’ confidential information.Myth 1: “The cloud is a huge security threat for my business”The leading inhibitor to cloud adoption is a perceived lack of security control transparency, especially among small businesses and midsize companies. With the plethora of cloud offerings available to SMBs — including onsite and outsourced Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) — cloud computing data and network security principals are often a source of confusion and concern.Reality: The cloud protects your data – and your businessOrganizations consumed more than $1.3 billion worth of cloud services in 2013, and the $3 billion mark is expected to be reached by 2017 — a sure sign that companies are: A) using the cloud and/or B) moving applications to the cloud. Yet the issue of data and network security continues to plague the minds of IT everywhere.

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Pertino Extends Cloud Network Engine Platform Support to iOS Devices – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Todd Krautkremer, Pertino CMO. Pertino has announced native iOS support for its Cloud Engine Platform with iOSConnect

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Pertino Extends Simple And Secure Cloud Networking To Apple iOS Devices – Business Solutions Magazine

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 in SMB Cloud

New Pertino iOSConnect Network App Allows People to Securely Access Behind The Firewall And Cloud-based IT Resources From Anywhere Using Their iOS Devices Pertino, a company reinventing networking for the mobile and cloud era, recently announced the extension of its Cloud Network Engine platform to provide native support for Apple iPad and iPhone devices. Using iOSConnect—a network app within Pertino’s AppScape app store, IT organizations can now provide simple and secure access to behind-the-firewall and cloud-based files and applications for users of Apple iPad and iPhone devices. With the addition of iOSConnect, Pertino is uniquely positioned among the emerging SDN WAN players in that its cloud networking service supports all modern mobile, desktop and server devices—including iOS, Android, Windows 8 for phone and tablet, Windows 7/8, WIndows Server 2008/2012 and Linux—as well as cloud instances and Docker containers.

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iWARP update advances RDMA over Ethernet for data center and cloud networks – Network World

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 in SMB Cloud

iWARP update advances RDMA over Ethernet for data center and cloud networks Network World Thanks to hardware offloaded TCP/IP, iWARP RDMA NICs offer high performance and low latency RDMA functionality, and native integration within today's large Ethernet-based networks and clouds .

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Logentries Delivers First Cloud-based Log Management Service with Data … – The Providence Journal

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Logentries, the leading log management and analytics service built for the cloud, today announced the DataHub for enterprise-level security, compliance and data protection requirements across large and growing organizations. The new DataHub component provides enterprise customers with the ability to filter and obfuscate sensitive data from log files before leaving their network; back-up copies of log files locally; and create redundant copies of log data in cloud storage prior to sending logs into the Logentries service.

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Cisco sees a data analytics fortune at the network’s edge – Computerworld

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Computerworld Cisco sees a data analytics fortune at the network's edge Computerworld In some cases, to glean useful information from those data streams, enterprises will have to do it on the spot, Cisco says. That may be either because there's too much data to send over a wide-area network or because the round trip to the cloud takes ..

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Datto Acquires Backupify to Expand Cloud DR and Backup Capabilities – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 in SMB Cloud

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Microsoft, Accenture to Launch Hybrid Cloud in Biggest Collaboration since … – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

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iWARP update advances RDMA over Ethernet for data center and cloud networks – CIO Australia

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in SMB Cloud

By Wael Noureddine, David Fair (Network World) 11 December, 2014 07:40The challenge for data center operators selecting a high performance transport technology for their network is striking the ideal balance between acquisition, deployment and management costs, and support for high performance capabilities such as the remote direct memory access (RDMA) protocol. The iWARP protocol is the open Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard for RDMA over Ethernet, and offers an interchangeable, RDMA verbs-compliant alternative to specialized fabrics such as InfiniBand

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Dropbox declared a “stealth invasion” threat to the enterprise – Cloud Pro

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Dropbox represents a “stealth invasion” threat to businesses, according to an IT director who picked Egnyte over the popular cloud storage app because he feared it was too big a security risk. Head of IT at construction company Bowmer and Kirkland, Kevin McDonald, picked file-sharing tools from Egnyte over both Dropbox and Huddle to help his company share tender documents more effectively with bidders when hiring contractors for a project

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Keeping Up With the Cloud: Application Delivery Controllers Must Adjust for … – Midsize Insider

Posted on Dec 6, 2014 in SMB Cloud

New insight into application traffic patterns finds that the cloud is having a dramatic impact on how information moves. Since so many businesses rely on MSPs to manage their application delivery controllers, wide-area network optimization controllers and application security devices, identifying changes in network traffic is particularly important.

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Western Digital My Passport Wireless Review – AnandTech

Posted on Dec 5, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have taken off in a big way. However, internal storage has remained at a premium.

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