Atlantis launches 'Stretched Cluster'

Atlantis Computing has launched the Atlantis USXT 3.1 platform that can reduce business continuity costs by 50 percent or more across the entire enterprise. The new Stretched Cluster feature provides organizations with a highly efficient hyper-converged solution enabling zero recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) between multiple data centers.

Gigamon enables automated visibility for software-defined data centres

Gigamon has extended its collaboration with VMware to enable customers to accelerate the operationalisation of the Software Defined Data Centre. New functionality in Gigamon’s GigaSECURE Security Delivery Platform will enable administrators to automate the selection, filtering and forwarding of virtual traffic for monitoring and security analytics.

NFV initiative promises cloud transformation

VMware has launched new network functions virtualization (NFV) offerings to help communications services providers (CSPs) accelerate their implementations of NFV. Today’s announcement includes the general availability of the VMware vCloud® NFV™ platform, a new VMware Ready™ for NFV accreditation program and new carrier-grade services delivered by VMware and VMware partners. These solutions and partnerships will be featured this week at VMworld® 2015 Europe in Barcelona.

Memblaze partners with Avnet to expand EMEA reach

Memblaze Technology Co. has given details of a strategic distribution agreement with the Global Computing Components division of Avnet, enabling it to make its products available across EMEA to organisations looking to accelerate applications through industry-leading storage performance.

Dell to acquire EMC

Brings together the industry’s leading innovators in digital transformation, software-defined data centre, hybrid cloud, converged infrastructure, mobile and security.

IT more complex than ever, say 93 per cent of UK CIOs

Cloud computing, legacy technology and software licensing cited as biggest contributors to IT complexity.