In response to increasing enterprise demand for Apache Hadoop in the European, Middle East and African markets, Cloudera has announced the opening of its EMEA headquarters, located on Rivington Street, in the financial district of London and at the heart of London's Tech City in Shoreditch. The company's newly appointed vice president of EMEA Ross Hinchcliffe will lead the new division. Prior to Cloudera, Hinchcliffe led European operations for Tealeaf, a mobile customer experience software company acquired by IBM in May 2012. Cloudera's new offices will support its expansion into key European markets, providing on-the-ground resources to deliver technical support, training and solution development for its enterprise customers and partners in the EMEA region.
Temperature control specialist, ICS Cool Energy Ltd, is advising companies to find alternative solutions to their existing R22 systems before 1st January 2015, when recycled or reclaimed hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) will no longer be used to service refrigeration and air conditioning equipment; the company recommends energy efficient Turbocor systems.
Barracuda Networks, Inc has announced the release of its new application delivery controller, an integrated solution that combines load balancing, application acceleration, application control, and application security into a single, high-performance platform. The launch marks Barracuda's official entrance into the Application Delivery Controller market space, a highly anticipated move for the company given its extensive history of securing and scaling applications in the data center.
Cloud computing provides not only economic benefits but strategic business benefits to SMEs. Industry leaders have come together in 2013 to demonstrate these benefits to SMEs in order to drive sustainable economic growth.
Kaminario has announced the release of its fourth-generation K2 all-Flash storage array. The K2 v4 delivers unparalleled performance consistency and resiliency to midrange enterprises in a much smaller, denser, greener and lower-priced configuration. Built to meet the growing demand for Solid State (SSD) Flash storage, the K2 v4 is based on the proven SPEAR Scale-out Architecture, the only Flash storage architecture that can deliver consistent and predictable performance for general purpose, mixed workload environments with enterprise-class resiliency and data protection.
Chris Wey, President of the Power Systems Business Unit, Rocket Software, talks through the tell-tale signs of a DevOps programme that isn’t delivering, before outlining the key components of a truly ‘modern’ DevOps solution, with some major benefits for end users.
Nick Smith, Business Development Manager at Genetec, discusses the changing role of physical security as it impacts IT infrastructure, identifying some key trends. He also details the company’s recent Streamvault Edge launch and highlights the particular physical security challenges faced by the data centre sector.
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.
James Brodhurst, Principal Consultant at Resistant.ai, discusses the significant, increasing threat posed to consumers and businesses by ever more sophisticated and agile cyber-criminals. The good news is that there’s a range of technology solutions available to mitigate the risks posed by cybercrime, Resistant.ai’s identity forensics being one of them.