Category Archives: News

  • The Path for Cloudpath = Multi-Vendor Wi-Fi Security

    Posted on November 17, 2015 by in News

    Last week Ruckus acquired Cloudpath and many customers and partners jumped on board and praised the deal.  This acquisition is believed to simplify Wi-Fi on boarding and security for the industry – reducing support tickets and expediting users onto secure WLANs, while continuing the multi-vendor support in Cloudpath. What does this mean for Ruckus? Ruckus’ […]

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  • Speed Merchant: NVMe SSD Devices in the Datacenter

    Posted on November 5, 2015 by in News

    The major thrust of Non-Volatile Memory Express, or NVMe drives, use to be High-Performance Computing (HPC), big data, and databases, but now businesses are starting to do interesting things with them in the virtual world.  Hypervisors and storage devices have now become more mainstream and affordable.  They’ve been around for years but have come into […]

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  • Will Barracuda Become the Most Feared Firewall of the Future?

    Posted on October 27, 2015 by in News

    Barracuda Networks, Inc. is forging a path in public cloud security, as well as on premises and general web security. The foreseeable future contains a great deal of security challenges that need to be met.  These threats range from basic level protection from SQL injections to more advanced distributed denial of service attacks.  Barracuda can […]

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  • Defining UC value – Internal versus External Collaboration

    Posted on October 14, 2015 by in News

    UC can add good value for helping employees communicate more effectively, but can add much greater value by helping them collaborate. Doing what’s best for the business generally drives investment decisions, and when it comes to evaluating UC, the focus will tend to be on internal forms of collaboration. After all, employees are the primary […]

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  • Fortifying School Data Backups

    Posted on October 1, 2015 by in News

    Many dangers threaten to corrupt school district data or impede access to it.  To prevent loss of information, school districts back up data routinely, on location and off-site. They use a tiered approach, moving data between high-cost backup services that offer more immediate access and lower-cost solutions for archival storage.  But new devices and lower-priced […]

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  • VMware Announces Azure AD Identity Manager Alternative

    Posted on September 22, 2015 by in News

    VMware announced a new service that looks to go head-to-head with Azure Active Directory (AD) for enterprise single sign-on.  The company introduced a new iteration of the VMware Identity Management offering, that aims to give it broader reach.  Identity Management was previously only available for premium AirWatch customers of either the Yellow or Blue editions. […]

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  • Malicious Cisco Router Backdoor Found on 79 More Devices, 25 in the US

    Posted on September 4, 2015 by in News

    Researchers have uncovered active and highly clandestine attacks that have infected more than a dozen Cisco routers with a backdoor that can be used to gain a permanent foothold inside a targeted network. So far, these infections have hit at least 79 devices in 19 countries, including an ISP in the US that is hosting […]

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  • How We Got Here and What to do to Ensure the Future of Cybersecurity

    Posted on August 23, 2015 by in News

    Opportunities for businesses, consumers, and hackers are evolving with the trends of mobility, cloud computing, and the Internet of Everything (IoE).  Modern networks go beyond traditional walls, constantly evolving and spawning new attack vectors including: mobile devices, web-enabled and mobile applications, hypervisors, social media, browsers, smart appliances, and even vehicles.    Cyber attacks are increasingly […]

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  • ExaGrid Releases Software 4.9 with Expanded Deduplication & Oracle RMAN Support

    Posted on August 11, 2015 by in News

    ExaGrid just announced it has updated its software for its line of backup storage appliances to the latest version, 4.9.  The update offers two key features: supporting data deduplication globally across all NAS shares and all appliances in a single scale-out GRID and enhancing support for Oracle RMAN Channels. This new support enables users the […]

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  • Hybrid Arrays Fight Back Against All-Flash

    Posted on July 31, 2015 by in News

    NexGen Storage, a startup with an interesting history, is focusing on hybrid storage aimed squarely at the 500,000 enterprises in the world that employ VMware’s vSphere server virtualization stack.  For these companies, a balance of capacity and performance is necessary and it has to be at the right cost.  NexGen believes that a quality of […]

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