cray targets enterprise big data with new open agile analytics system

Cray has launched the Cray® Urika®-GX system – the first agile analytics platform that fuses supercomputing technologies with an open, enterprise-ready software framework for big data analytics. The Cray Urika-GX system gives customers unprecedented versatility for running multiple analytics workloads concurrently on a single platform that leverages the speed of a Cray supercomputer.

Neustar and Limelight Networks partner

Neustar and Limelight Networks have formed a relationship that will help give organizations a significant competitive advantage against the serious threat of expanding Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. By combining Neustar’s industry leading DDoS solution SiteProtect with Limelight’s premier content delivery network (CDN), businesses now have the world’s largest, most distributed DDoS mitigation network.

BBVA signs strategic collaboration with Red Hat to accelerate the Group’s global transformation

BBVA has formed a global strategic collaboration with global provider of enterprise open source solutions Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) aimed at helping accelerate BBVA's global transformation and technology-driven innovation processes. The agreement, which turns Red Hat into a priority partner for BBVA, is part of a series of alliances that BBVA is aiming to forge with strategic partners. Red Hat president and CEO Jim Whitehurst and BBVA Head of Engineering Ricardo Moreno signed the strategic collaboration during a ceremony in Madrid.

Brocade launches Open Network Automation Platform

Brocade has introduced Brocade Workflow Composer, a new server-based network automation platform that enables enterprises and cloud service providers to improve their IT operations and drive greater business agility.  Brocade Workflow Composer provides DevOps-style network automation for provisioning, validation, troubleshooting and remediation of multivendor networks—while integrating with workflows across multiple IT domains for end-to-end automation.

Minkels launches its MatrixCube mini data centre solution in Europe

After the successful initial launch of the MatrixCube in Belgium this past year, Minkels will now extend this offering to the Netherlands as well. The Dutch market launch will then be followed by other countries including Switzerland, France, the United Kingdom and global export regions. The European launch will be accompanied by Minkels’ presentation of the MatrixCube at Infosecurity (15 and 16 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium).

SDS and hyperconverged enhancements

DataCore is introducing significant performance enhancements to two of its product lines: DataCore™ SANsymphony™ Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform and DataCore™ Hyper-converged Virtual SAN. In addition to incorporating the latest advances in DataCore’s record-breaking Parallel I/O technology, the new upgrades include deeper hypervisor integration; certified VVOLs support; richer performance monitoring, charting and capacity planning tools; more granular Quality of Service (QoS) and access controls and lower cost bulk storage options.

Lieberman Software and Core Security form strategic alliance

Lieberman Software and Core Security are working together to manage, control and enforce both privileged and end user access – on premises, in the cloud and in hybrid environments – through one unified platform.  Lieberman Software announced the new partnership at the CONVERGE 2016 customer conference in Orlando, where the company is a Gold Sponsor and exhibitor.