Pivotal HD – EMC stellt die weltweit leistungsstärkste Hadoop Distribution vor

EMC stellt mit Pivotal HD eine hochperformante Big-Data-Analyseplattform unter Open-Source-Lizenz vor. Die Leistungsfähigkeit dieser Apache-Hadoop-Distribution beruht auf der nativen Integration von EMCs branchenführender Greenplum Massively-Parallel-Processing-(MPP)-Datenbank und der neuen HAWQ-Technologie, die Pivotal HD zur weltweit leistungsfähigsten Hadoop-Distribution macht. Bei Pivotal HD werden SQL-Abfragen hundertmal schneller ausgeführt als bei SQL-ähnlichen Abfragen anderer Distributionen. 

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Rackspace launches OpenCenter

Rackspace® Hosting has announced major new features in its free and open source Rackspace Private Cloud Software, powered by OpenStack and supported by its own Fanatical Support services. Key among the new functionality in this release is OpenCenter™, a single interface for deploying, configuring and operating clouds at scale in an enterprise datacentre.

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Differentiation in a crowded cloud service provider market

Organisations are increasingly looking towards Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions to reduce costs and solve a number of business challenges. By Trevor Dearing, EMEA Marketing Director, Gigamon.

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The cloud models of the future

Matt Davies, director, Cordys, discusses the different approaches to cloud broking we will see develop as service providers look to new revenue streams.

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Changing the way enterprises migrate and deploy cloud-based applications

The data centre can be fully virtualized; the future of software defined data centres is coming faster than you think. By Patrick Kerpan, CEO / CTO of CohesiveFT.

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A very private affair?

Neil Barnett, Product Manager for Hosting & Cloud at Daisy Group plc, discusses private cloud and why it is more than just another type of cloud computing service.

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Cancer Research UK future proofs data centre strategy

Leading UK charity benefits from increased flexibility and resilience.

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SaaSID announces Cloud Application Manager 2.0

New dashboard provides CIOs with ‘single pane of glass’ view of Web application use for compliance.

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EVault joins OpenStack community

EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company, is joining the OpenStack community, a global community of technologists, developers, researchers, corporations and cloud computing experts delivering a massively scalable cloud operating system. EVault will be both contributing to ongoing OpenStack development, and working to add OpenStack support to its cloud storage services.

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NextiraOne UK invests €1M in ‘Smart-Tasking’ Managed Services

Investment by NextiraOne UK will enhance resources and solutions for innovative and forward-thinking Managed Services.

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Cloudant cements UK expansion

Cloudant’s database-as-a-service now available via Rackspace’s new UK data centre.

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Talend expands Big Data integration platform with support for Amazon Redshift

Open source integration provider committed to the support of newest Data Warehouse as a Service platform for big data integration and quality in the Cloud.

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CWCS Managed Hosting launches CWCS ArcusWall

A cloud firewall solution for tailored, powerful security.

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Varonis says leaky apps and cloud data insecurities are the new corporate norm

Commenting on a New York Times story about the governance issues that portable devices and their leaky apps create for companies, Varonis Systems says that mobile access to cloud-based data - and replication to the device itself - has become the new corporate norm. “Organisations are losing track of where their critical data is stored, so controlling, monitoring and auditing that data is becoming more and more difficult. IT must be able to offer the functionality that its end users need to collaborate, but without losing control”, says David Gibson, VP of Strategy with the data governance specialist.

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IT-Manager verlassen sich nicht länger nur auf Tape zur Datensicherung

Umfrage von Acronis: Unternehmen setzen zunehmend auf Cloud-Storage, da Bandsicherungen oft zu fehlerhaft sind

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Videos

Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.
Michael James and Terence Chabe, Capital Market Specialists at Colt Technology Services, discuss the implications for data centre infrastructure as some of Europe’s largest financial exchanges address the fallout from Brexit, with geography, latency, security, cloud services, software defined networks and the edge all in the spotlight.
Imply has recently launched the Polaris cloud database service. Imply’s Vice President of Product Marketing, David Wang, puts the launch in context as he details the company’s Project Shapeshift work around Apache Druid, going on to explain how today’s analytics opportunities require the very latest and best database solutions.
Mike McAdam, Data Centre Director EMEA, and Simon Prichard, Product Strategy Manager, both at Mitsubishi Electric Europe, explain how real-time data visualisation and smart insights can help to optimise data centre power and cooling infrastructure, before discussing the wider sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the industry into the future. They also share the company’s plans to leverage its critical infrastructure expertise to expand its presence within the data centre sector.

Expert Opinions

By Bengt Johannes Lundberg , CEO of Disruptive Technologies.
By Nathan Howe, VP Emerging Technologies, 5G at Zscaler.
Balancing the needs of employees in both the virtual and physical workplace. By Chris Lorigan, Surface Portfolio Product Manager, Microsoft UK.
The success of environmental policymaking is inextricably linked to the deployment of high-frequency data and artificial intelligence (AI). Geoff McGrath, Managing Director of CKDelta, discusses the role of holistic, data-driven decision making in responding to the climate crisis and driving down carbon emissions.