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In the first article of this three-part series on hybrid cloud security, we discussed the Shared Responsibility Model and examined how the most common attack strategies persist, are amplified, or are mitigated as assets move from data centers to the cloud. Today, we’ll look at some of ...
Enterprise networks are complex. Moreover, they were designed and deployed to meet a specific set of business requirements at a specific point in time. But, the adoption of cloud services, new business applications and intensifying security policies, among other factors, require IT org...
As cloud and storage projections continue to rise, the number of organizations moving to the cloud is escalating and it is clear cloud storage is here to stay. However, is it secure? Data is the lifeblood for government entities, countries, cloud service providers and enterprises alike...
Like the daily newspaper that many thought would be dead by now, on-premise business process management tools are probably here to stay for the foreseeable future because a lot of enterprise IT directors are not convinced that their enterprise data is ready to transition to the cloud. ...
As data explodes in quantity, importance and from new sources, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and cloud environments grow with it. Managing data includes protecting it, indexing and classifying it for true, long-term management, compliance ...
"We are the public cloud providers. We are currently providing 50% of the resources they need for doing e-commerce business in China and we are hosting about 60% of mobile gaming in China," explained Yi Zheng, CPO and VP of Engineering at CDS Global Cloud, in this SYS-CON.tv interview ...
The future of data centers looks very exciting. Data Centers are turning out to be increasingly important in today's connected world as we can store and process a lot of consumer and commercial data. Data centers seem to be either becoming huge or very small. In general, marketing clou...
The Henry Ford museum is using Hostway Virtual Private Cloud, powered by Azure, to host the entire IT infrastructure and massive collection of digital assets.
Automation software from Ubersmith helps cloud operators like phoenixNAP to do amazing things – like track infrastructure – in this case more than 14,000 pieces of equipment in five data centers – and deliver 200 bare metal servers within 24 hours to serve customer needs.
Is the ongoing quest for agility in the data center forcing you to evaluate how to be a part of infrastructure automation efforts? As organizations evolve toward bimodal IT operations, they are embracing new service delivery models and leveraging virtualization to increase infrastruct...
Racemi announces penny migrations to Amazon Web Services (AWS) by providing customers with access to the company’s DynaCenter enterprise migration software at one cent per migration (usual AWS usage fees apply). Customers can move as many workloads as they would like or as few as one....
Ubersmith announces version 4.0 of its integrated billing, infrastructure management and help desk software suite for data centers and cloud-related service providers that comes with a completely redesigned user interface, as well as additional capabilities for more sophisticated prici...
SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. With a global footprint of data centers and network points of presence, SoftLayer provides infrastructure as a service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. SoftLaye...
Iron Box Power Distribution, power company of PDUWhips.com, LockingPowerCords.com, RackmountPDU.com, and CustomAVRack.com, is excited to announce the opening of a new California facility. Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, Iron Box provides power connectivity and distribution solutions f...
The maker of automated server migration software reports sales bookings increased 460 percent year-over-year and last week IDC forecast spending on public cloud services will grow to more than $141 billion in 2019. Seems (at last) we are at the tipping point where enterprises are adopt...
Ubersmith, maker of an integrated billing, device management and help desk software suite, reported a year of solid revenue growth over 2014. In addition, the company now serves more than 200 customers worldwide, including more than 9,000 administrative users and 3 million clients, as ...
You may have heard about the pets vs. cattle discussion – a reference to the way application servers are deployed in the cloud native world. If an application server goes down it can simply be dropped from the mix and a new server added in its place. The practice so far has mostly been...
When you look at the evolution of IT in the enterprise, innovation has really taken hold within the last few years. In the systems and infrastructure part of the stack, virtual machines and the public cloud have greatly reduced the need for server floorspace, cooling and other investme...
Now, Racemi’s updated DynaCenter software is capable of moving workloads to virtually any cloud computing platform – AWS, OpenStack, SoftLayer, vCloud Air, Windstream. Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software, announces availability of updated DynaCenter software that...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Colovore, the Bay Area’s leading provider of scalable, high-density colocation solutions, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. With ...
Racemi and Amazon Web Services have teamed to provide qualifying businesses with no-cost access to Racemi’s enterprise migration software.
Go ahead. Name a cloud environment that doesn't include load balancing as the key enabler of elastic scalability. I've got coffee... so it's good, take your time... Exactly. Load balancing - whether implemented as traditional high availability pairs or clustering - provides the mean...
Have we come to the point of guaranteed successful cloud migrations from/to almost anything for less than $1,000? That’s the promise of migration services specialists, WSM, which has successfully completed 250,000 migrations and based on that experience will start offering $849 fixed p...
To assist customers with legacy Windows Server 2003 that is no longer supported by Microsoft, Racemi has introduced fixed price packages for upgrading and migrating Windows Server 2003 servers to either Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 2012 R2 and the choice of Amazon Web Services (AWS) or S...
Racemi has teamed with AWS to provide free access to its migration software. GE Oil & Gas has migrated hundreds of Windows and Linux workloads to Amazon VPC environment with plans for thousands.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Open Data Centers (ODC), a carrier-neutral colocation provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Open Data Centers is a carrier-neutral data c...
SYS-CON Events announced today that QTS Realty Trust, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services and a leader in security and compliance, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June ...
Update to Racemi’s cloud migration software gives customers a choice of deploying to 10 Amazon data centers worldwide or 12 IBM SoftLayer, plus a new feature to ensure resource-constrained servers continue to run unaffected during the migration process.
WHOA.com has announced the newest addition to its data center footprint with the expansion into Equinix's newest state-of-the-art facility: DC-11 Washington, DC IBX+. Located in Ashburn, VA, this data center expands Whoa.com's presence to meet rapidly expanding customer demand for secu...
NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable company, has opened a new enterprise-class data center located in Santa Clara, California. The new data center will enable NaviSite to meet growing demands for its enterprise-class Cloud and Managed Services from existing and new customers. This faci...
Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software, announces the addition of Steve Barriero as vice president of global alliances and business development bringing his more than 30 years experience at CA Technologies, HP/Compaq, and AT&T.
Racemi today announces an update to its DynaCenter software that adds specific features for AWS and IBM/SoftLayer, which shows its maturing since being introduced more than 4 years ago.
SYS-CON Media announced that Cisco, a worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow, has launched an ad campaign in Cloud Computing Journal. The ad campaign, a webcast titled 'Is Your Data Center Ready for the Application Economy?', focuses on the late...
Prior to joining Racemi, he managed professional services for nearly 15 years at Double-Take Software where the services organization grew steadily to millions in revenues. Previously, he held management positions in services at OpenPages, and systems engineering at Silicon Graphics an...
Racemi has announced support for direct workload migration into the AWS GovCloud (US) Region as well as support for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) through its automated cloud migration software, DynaCenter. "By migrating workloads directly to AWS GovCloud (US), we make th...
To fill a gap that exists in the OpenStack ecosystem, Convirture is extending its product line with a new enterprise-class backup and recovery product. Convirture Backup for OpenStack and KVM (Convirture Backup) serves a critical function in the OpenStack ecosystem by providing a way t...
Racemi is announcing this update to its migration technology that makes the free online migrations to IBM SoftLayer easier than ever by adding a SoftLayer Object Storage image option for enhanced security and compliance.
Racemi announced an update to its DynaCenter cloud migration software that synchronizes changed data between source and target to minimize data latency prior to migration cut over. This new delta-data synchronization feature is especially useful for migrating large enterprise applicati...
The global wearable electronics market is expected to cross $8 billion in 2018, growing at a healthy CAGR of 17.7% from 2013 to 2018. The total unit shipment is expected to cross 130 million units globally. In terms of products, wrist-wear accounted for the largest market revenue in 20...
Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Home, Building City Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Applications. Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications growth is expected to accelerate, particularly in certain industry verticals, and especially due to the anticipated Internet ...