3 Not-to-Miss Storage Stories From innovative startups like Lightbits Labs and RackTop Systems to new super-fast, low-latency technologies, storage is exciting. Trust us.
Buoyant Buoyed by $10M in Funds for Service Mesh Battle With Istio “Much of Linkerd’s recent momentum is from folks coming to Linkerd after struggling with Istio,” explained Buoyant CEO William Morgan.
OCP Global Summit: Smart, Secure Hardware Takes Center Stage Marvell announced its 400 Gb/s silicon for edge data centers, Netronome unveiled new SmartNICs for hyperscalers, and Stordis launched two bare-metal switches powered by programmable Barefoot Tofino ASICs.
Tetrate Wraps Envoy, Istio Into an Easier to Deploy Service Mesh The platform provides a more consistent way for enterprises to manage their applications across multiple infrastructure locations.
CloudFlare Raises $150M, Likely Delaying Its Expected IPO This round brings CloudFlare’s total funding to $330 million. Its investors include CapitalG (formerly Google Capital), Microsoft, Baidu, and Qualcomm.
Germany Tells US to Butt Out Over Huawei, as EU Signals Its Own Concerns The European Parliament calls for action at the EU level on security threats linked to China.
F5 Networks Leaps Into DevOps With $670M Nginx Acquisition Nginx’s open-source web server for multi-cloud architecture powers more than 374 million websites, including many of the most popular sites online today.
Orange Inks $25M SD-WAN Deal With Global Engineering Firm Aurecon As part of the five-year deal, Aurecon will replace its Orange MPLS network with SD-WAN to increase its network capacity by four times.
How to Keep Security Professionals? Remove Mental Health Stigma Beyond recruitment and training, the security industry needs to retain talent. We need to take care of our security professionals, and this includes their mental health.
Huawei at the Center of Intelligence Rift Between the U.S. and Germany The U.S. government is pressuring Germany to ban Huawei from 5G deployments over national security concerns.
Citrix Internal Network Hacked by International Criminals Security research firm Resecurity said that the attacks are the work of the Iranian-linked hacker group known as Iridium. The firm believes Iridium has hit more than 200 organizations.
A Tale of Two Turnarounds: Juniper and Symantec’s Enterprise Security Stories Both companies are betting big on an open, integrated platform approach. Their investments appear to be paying off as the two vendors look to have crossed the chasm from old-school security to next-gen infrastructure.
Cisco Sees a Promising Future for 5G Combined With Wi-Fi 6 Others have argued that 5G alone will offer the low latency, speed, and spectrum efficiency to support mission critical apps.
Akamai Gets Edgy With Platform Expansion and Upgrades The company cited a study that found 85 percent of companies have a hybrid cloud strategy and that almost all – 97 percent – have trouble deploying and managing public clouds.
CenturyLink Threat Research Reemerges as Black Lotus Labs The threat researchers say there’s no deeper, symbolic meaning behind the cool new name. But it does makes for an easy-to-get-behind team tattoo.
AT&T Launches New Cybersecurity Division, Joins Global Telco Security Alliance The new security division will integrate and automate Alien Lab’s threat intelligence into a security management platform.
Huawei Lawsuit Against the U.S. Government Challenges Equipment Ban The lawsuit, which was filed in a federal court in Texas, seeks a permanent injunction against the ban and a declaratory judgement that the restrictions tied to the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act are unconstitutional.
Network Security Firm Untangle Launches SD-WAN Router and Micro-Firewall The two products are part of its Network Security Framework, which provides network security orchestration with cloud-managed security and connectivity options.
Imperva Researchers Find Hundreds of Vulnerable Docker Hosts Exploited by Cryptominers The currency miners were relying on a Docker runC vulnerability discovered in early February (later patched by Docker Inc.) in combination with an exposed remote Docker API.
Aqua Security, Twistlock Upgrade Their Cloud Native Security Platforms The increasingly complex array of cloud environments used by businesses provides bad actors with great opportunities to sneak into corporate networks.