Pivot3 Adds Encryption, Key Management to HCI Stack Adding these policy-based security capabilities to the Pivot3 Intelligence Engine enables customers to integrate data encryption and key management into the same workflow for managing applications and storage.
Ciena, Juniper Lead Data Center Interconnect Market, Dell’Oro Says Data center interconnect equipment revenue will increase 85 percent over the next five years, from $2.7 billion in 2017 to $5.1 billion in 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group.
Optanix Launches Monitoring Platform From Internal Software Offering “Most software that’s used for monitoring comes from software companies. We built this software out of operational need and we built it as users of the technology,” said Optanix CSO Edmond Baydian.
Nutanix and Intel Form Hyperconverged Infrastructure Partnership As part of this partnership, systems integrators and value-added resellers will be able to brand and personalize Intel servers running Nutanix software.
Pluribus Broadens Support for Edgecore White Box Switches The partners expanded their support for Pluribus’ network operating system and cloud fabric software on five additional Edgecore white box, top-of-rack switches.
VMware, Dell Tech Report Revenue Surge Ahead of Tracking Stock Vote The elephant in the room on both earnings calls was the VMware-AWS relationship. The latest offering — AWS branded servers running in customers’ on-premises data centers — could hurt legacy hardware vendors like Dell.
VMware Tech Prevents Cyberattacks Across Texas School Districts Two VMware customers, a Texas Education Service Center and a nationwide hospice company, say NSX and vRealize Network helped them secure and manage networks.
AWS Sells Hardware to Enterprises to Use in Their Private Data Centers The company is working with VMware on the new Amazon Outposts initiative. Considering VMware’s sister company Dell EMC makes hardware, this could have some interesting implications.
Nutanix Challenges VMware to PoC Battle, Launches Xi Cloud Services “Our dominance in the core is why VMware avoids doing PoCs in accounts when we are in a head-to-head fight,” said CEO Dheeraj Pandey.
Red Hat Buys Hybrid Cloud Data Management Provider NooBaa NooBaa’s hybrid and multi-cloud management technology will be integrated with Red Hat’s storage offerings.
Pivot3 HCI Beats Dell EMC, HPE for Airport Data Center Modernization The vendor’s resiliency also improved airport security. “With security you can’t afford any downtime,” said the director of IT and security at Charleston International Airport.
Schneider Electric Takes Data Center Device Management to the Cloud The vendor-agnostic software collects 300 million data points daily, analyzes the data, consolidates alarm notifications, and makes recommendations from a centralized console.
Report: IBM Taps TSMC for 7nm Data Center Server Chips The deal would be a major win for TSMC as it challenges Intel’s dominance in the data center.
HPE InfoSight Pushes AI Into Data Center Servers InfoSight’s predictive capabilities also move the needle closer to enabling autonomous data centers.
OpenStack Expands With New Projects, Canonical’s CEO Is Not Thrilled About It According to the OpenStack Foundation board the new strategy reflects the desire of OpenStack users. But Canonical’s CEO thinks it distracts from the group’s core mission.
NetApp: HCI Means Hybrid Cloud, Not Hyperconverged What’s in a name? NetApp says its HCI is really hybrid cloud infrastructure (not hyperconverged), but it sounds more like composable.
Cisco Continues Kubernetes Kraze With AWS Hybrid Software While Cisco adds Kubernetes support across its portfolio, other vendors like VMware and IBM recently bought companies to boost their container cred.
Maxta Adds Analytics to Hyperconverged Software Stack This provides visibility into customers’ data centers and clouds and helps them address problems before they occur.
VMware Embraces Containers at VMworld Europe The virtualization giant updated its hybrid cloud stack with new Kubernetes support and also announced a new integration with IBM Cloud’s managed Kubernetes service.
Extreme Networks Busts Into Agile Data Center Networking The bundled hardware and software includes data center switching and routing hardware acquired from Brocade.