SwiftStack Integrates with Splunk Enterprise SmartStore

Enables double the capacity for machine data for half the cost   San Francisco – SwiftStack, the leader in multi-cloud data management, today announced full support for the new Splunk Enterprise 7.2 with SmartStore, unveiled today at Splunk .conf18. The day-one-ready solution is the result of Splunk and SwiftStack’s joint efforts to give Splunk users… Continue reading SwiftStack Integrates with Splunk Enterprise SmartStore

Violin Debuts New Extreme Performance Storage Solution that Maximizes Application Performance while Reducing IT Costs

The fastest enterprise storage in the world just got faster! SAN JOSE, Calif. – Violin® Systems LLC today announced the latest addition to the Violin Extreme Performance Storage Platform family, the Violin XVS™ 8, which delivers consistent high performance with low latency and enterprise-class data services, enabling customers to accelerate business-critical workloads while significantly reducing… Continue reading Violin Debuts New Extreme Performance Storage Solution that Maximizes Application Performance while Reducing IT Costs

Maxta Recognized for Technological Innovation with Patent Awarded for Shared Data Storage

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Maxta Inc., a leading provider of hyperconvergence software, was recently awarded a U.S. Patent (No. 10,061,781) for shared data storage leveraging dispersed storage devices.  This broad patent, partly based on earlier Maxta patent applications, recognizes Maxta as a pioneer in the Hyperconverged Solutions market and its industry leadership in collapsing compute, storage,… Continue reading Maxta Recognized for Technological Innovation with Patent Awarded for Shared Data Storage

Cisco Completes Acquisition of Duo Security

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Duo Security, a privately-held company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Duo is the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud. Duo’s solution verifies the identity of users and the health of their devices before granting… Continue reading Cisco Completes Acquisition of Duo Security

IT security cartoon: Why humans are cybersecurity’s biggest adversary

What is the price of network security? If your company understands we live in an interconnected world where cyber threats are continuously growing and developing, no cost is too great to ensure the protection of your crown jewels. However, no matter how many resources you put into safeguarding your most prized “passwords,” the biggest threat to your company’s… Continue reading IT security cartoon: Why humans are cybersecurity’s biggest adversary

ICOR Accredited to Deliver Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP)

Aligning Mission-Critical Education and Certification to the Workplace NEW!  CE 8000:  Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP)   ICOR Accredited as DCEP Training Organization   Program Description Attend this 3 day instructor-led or blended learning course and earn your credential as a Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP). ICOR is offering the two courses as a single… Continue reading ICOR Accredited to Deliver Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP)

Anexinet Introduces Disaster Recovery Kickstart to Ensure Business Survival

3-Week Program Offers Rapid Method to Modernize Outdated Plans and Prepare Teams for Rapid Application/Service Restoration PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Anexinet Corporation, a leading provider of digital business solutions, today announced its new Disaster Recovery Kickstart. In just three weeks, Anexinet’s latest program walks companies through a 6-step process that aligns internal teams with the latest… Continue reading Anexinet Introduces Disaster Recovery Kickstart to Ensure Business Survival

Quinnipiac University Campus Power Control System Integrates Utility with Emergency and Renewable Power Sources

Complex system provided by Russelectric pioneers microgrid concept By Steve Dunn, Aftermarket Product Line Manager, Russelectric Inc. A unique power control system for Quinnipiac University’s York Hill Campus, located in Hamden, Connecticut, ties together a range of green energy power generation sources with utility and emergency power sources. The powerful supervisory control and data acquisition… Continue reading Quinnipiac University Campus Power Control System Integrates Utility with Emergency and Renewable Power Sources

Natural Disaster Mitigation Spending Not Comprehensively Tracked

Overview In the aftermath of 2017’s historic hurricanes and wildfires, Congress provided one-time funding of nearly  $140 billion. With the increasing severity and frequency of natural disasters, policymakers are looking for ways to control costs by investing in mitigation activities—actions that reduce risk to lives and property—before a disaster happens. Research shows that mitigation investments reduce costs for disaster… Continue reading Natural Disaster Mitigation Spending Not Comprehensively Tracked