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Cisco Live keynote analysis: Surviving the transition to cloud, software-defined networks

Cisco Live keynote analysis: Surviving the transition to cloud, software-defined networks

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Company executives at the Cisco Live event in San Diego, California, kicked off the conference today by pointing out that this year marked the 30th anniversary of the event. It was actually called “Networkers” back in 1989, and Cisco Systems Inc. has shown it can survive the significant transition that has taken place in the technology world from […]

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Elastic acquires endpoint security firm Endgame for $234M

Elastic N.V., the company behind Elasticsearch has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire endpoint security firm Endgame Inc. for $234 million in a stock and debt repayment deal. Founded in 2008, Arlington, Va.-based Endgame offers an endpoint security platform that is claimed to transform security operations teams and incident responders from crime scene investigators […]

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Salesforce recovers from outage caused by faulty database script

Salesforce recovers from outage caused by faulty database script

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Salesforce.com Inc. has managed to recover from a database error that saw widespread outages for customers from midday Friday through Saturday morning. The outage had its origin in an update just before 1 p.m. EDT Friday when Salesforce engineers deployed a database script that “inadvertently gave users broader data access than intended,” the company said. That broader […]

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Vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server being actively exploited by hackers

Vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server being actively exploited by hackers

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A security vulnerability in Oracle Corp.’s WebLogic Server is actively being exploited by hackers. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-2725, is a remote code execution vulnerability that gives hackers access to a WebLogic server without the need for authentication. While Oracle released a patch for the vulnerability April 26, many with WebLogic Server installs are yet to install […]

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At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars

At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars

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Data is a precious business asset. In the emerging hybrid-cloud market, any solution provider that doesn’t enable strong end-to-end data protection is a nonstarter. As Wikibon reviews the recent spate of industry announcements in hybrid cloud, we keep returning to data protection as table stakes. If a provider has failed to address it with robust solutions […]

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Google Fellow Eric Brewer offers insight into Anthos and open-source strategy

Google Fellow Eric Brewer offers insight into Anthos and open-source strategy

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While there is a great deal of evidence that enterprises are moving en masse to the cloud, one key piece of data puts the transformation in perspective. According to statistics cited by Google Cloud Chief Executive Officer Thomas Kurian, 80% of workloads are still on-premises. This percentage alone offers a reason why Google Cloud introduced […]

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Value is the new lock-in: Apigee seeks to transform applications in a hybrid world

Value is the new lock-in: Apigee seeks to transform applications in a hybrid world

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With all of the talk in the enterprise about applications, what do they really mean to the average employee? In many instances, applications drive personalization on the web. One example of this can be found in the growth of “my” sites, with the ability for users to structure how they use a site’s products or services […]

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Actifio extends backup software on Google Cloud for ease and simplicity

Actifio extends backup software on Google Cloud for ease and simplicity

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The field of copy data management may not always attract the greatest attention in the enterprise space, but it plays an increasingly important role for enterprises seeking to modernize and simplify infrastructure, especially in a hybrid world. One of the key companies in the space, Actifio Inc., specializes in copy data virtualization to improve infrastructure efficiency by […]

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NetApp’s Cloud Volumes for Google comes to the aid of Cardinal Health

NetApp’s Cloud Volumes for Google comes to the aid of Cardinal Health

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The partnership between NetApp Inc. and Google Cloud reached another milestone last week when NetApp was named the Technology Partner of the Year for Infrastructure. The Cloud Volumes service for Google, launched by NetApp approximately one year ago, has become a simple way for information technology organizations to spin up a cloud-native, no-ops file storage […]

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Making value the new lock-in: Apigee seeks to transform applications in a hybrid world

Making value the new lock-in: Apigee seeks to transform applications in a hybrid world

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With all of the talk in the enterprise space about applications, what do they really mean to the average user? In many instances, applications drive personalization on the Web. One example of this can be found in the growth of “my” sites, with the ability for users to structure how they use a site’s products or […]

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