Dailymotion trusts Scality

Paris-based Dailymotion has expanded the Scality RING object storage back-end to its massive video repository across its global network of data centres. Scality now supplies more than 30 petabytes of useable capacity to the video sharing behemoth. Dailymotion’s move to Scality RING was impelled by its requirements for high performance, boundless scalability, assured uptime, and intuitive administration controls.




Cybersecurity a priority for NHS

Palo Alto Networks has released findings of independent research into the state of cybersecurity within the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). Working with Vanson Bourne, 100 NHS IT decision-makers were surveyed on the importance of data security in the wake of recent cyberattacks, preparedness for forthcoming tougher data protection rules, and the development of trust when it comes to how patients digitally interact with the NHS.




Firewall of the future?

Barracuda Networks has introduced expanded public cloud functionality for the Barracuda Web Application Firewall and Barracuda NextGen Firewall. The updated Cloud Generation Firewalls allow for utility-based consumption and automated security controls for DevSecOps workflows, giving customers an easy migration path to public cloud.






NEC supplies TOP500 supercomputer to Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany

NEC Deutschland GmbH has delivered an LX series supercomputer to Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), one of Germany’s leading research universities and part of the German Gauss Alliance consortium of excellence in high-performance computing (HPC). The new HPC cluster ranks 65th in the most current TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world from November 2017 and 51st in the Green500 list of the most energy-efficient supercomputers.




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