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VMware Speeds Customer Time to Value for SDDC and Multi-Cloud Management with New vRealize Suite 2017

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Today at VMworld 2017 Europe, VMware, Inc. announced advancements to its cloud management platform to help customers deploy, operate and manage IT infrastructure and application services across a multi-cloud landscape. The introduction of VMware vRealize Suite 2017 will integrate the latest releases of vRealize OperationsvRealize AutomationvRealize Business for Cloud, and vRealize Log Insight and feature new lifecycle management capabilities to support customers' data center modernization and cloud integration efforts.

"As IT organizations strive to become more agile and innovative, VMware is helping them achieve these outcomes by modernizing their data centers and integrating public clouds with their private clouds," said Ajay Singh, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management Business Unit, VMware. "VMware vRealize Suite 2017 introduces new lifecycle management capabilities to enable IT to accelerate time to value for their cloud management platform, and deliver and manage application and infrastructure services faster and more efficiently than ever before."

Accelerating Application and Infrastructure Service Delivery On- and Off-Premises

 

Sumo Logic Unveils 2017 'State of Modern Applications in the Cloud' Report

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Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence, today released its 'State of Modern Applications in the Cloud' report providing exclusive data-driven insights, best practices and emerging trends by analyzing technology adoption within the application stack. Based on active and anonymized data from more than 1,500 customers using Sumo Logic's machine data analytics platform, this next wave of data builds upon last year's 'State of Modern Applications in AWS' report, delivering rich and unprecedented analysis of mission-critical modern applications and infrastructures on cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. The report is released in conjunction with Sumo Logic's inaugural Illuminate user conference, taking place in Burlingame, Calif., and will be discussed during Sumo Logic CEO Ramin Sayar's keynote on Sept. 13, which will also be accessible via live webcast.

"Today's enterprises are striving to deliver high-performance, highly scalable and always-on digital services. These services are built on 'modern architectures' -- an application stack with new tiers, technologies and microservices -- typically running on cloud platforms like AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform," said Kalyan Ramanathan, vice president of product marketing for Sumo Logic. "Sumo Logic has exclusive access to the rich customer data and insights that showcase the nuts and bolts of how forward-thinking digital businesses are architecting and running their modern applications on the leading cloud service providers."

Avi Networks Acquires StacksWare to Enhance SaaS Delivery of ADC, Security, and Analytics Products

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Avi Networks, the leader in next-generation load balancing and application services, today announced the acquisition of StacksWare. As enterprises expand their use of cloud technologies, there is a strong desire to consume network services such as elastic load balancing, application analytics, and web application firewalls in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) deployment model. StacksWare, a pioneer in SaaS cloud management solutions, will lead the continued development of Avi Networks' SaaS and managed services offerings.

"Today, every enterprise is adopting cloud technologies, but none of that is practical without robust, automated, scalable, and easy-to-use application networking services," said Murali Basavaiah, vice-president of engineering and co-founder of Avi Networks. "The passion, drive, and technical capabilities of the StacksWare's team captured our attention, and will help us to further develop our SaaS capabilities."

5 Elements of Your Business That You Should Move Online

In this digital age, it is vital that any successful business knows how to operate online. If you want to stay one step ahead of your competitors, you should seriously consider using technology to do this. Moving elements of your business online can dramatically reduce the amount of money you are spending, and the time that different activities take to complete. This change can also help to improve the way that you interact with your employees, your customers, and your potential business partners. Don't be left behind!

Make sure that you are getting the most out of all that technology has to offer. Below are five elements of your business that you should move online, and the kinds of rewards that you should expect to receive if you are daring enough to do so.

Move your presentations online

The Benefits of Monitoring Your Employees

When you begin monitoring your employees, the initial impression might be that you simply do not trust your workforce. However, using monitoring software is not all about ensuring your staff members stay in line and don't break the rules. There are actually various other advantages to using such a system.

Before delving into those benefits, you are probably wondering: ‘Where do I even obtain such a system?' Well the remote-control solution available at http://www.fireworld-inc.com is a popular an option, allowing users to view and control a remote PC free of charge. Paid options are also available that supply many more features and across multiple desktops.

Now that's out of the way, let's look at the benefits of monitoring your employees.

Fix any spotted mistakes

As you view what your employees are doing, you can potentially pick up on any mistakes that are made and quickly do some amendments. This is because you have the ability to quickly access their PC, where you can then point out the error, correct it and even instruct the staff member on what they did wrong.

Huawei debuts Enterprise Intelligence cloud platform

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Zheng Yelai, president of Huawei’s Cloud BU and IT product line, launched the platform on day one of Huawei’s annual conference – Huawei Connect 2017 – in Shanghai, China, amid updates on the company’s current progress in the cloud market. “The best cloud must be able to deliver the services that customers need, and AI needs to create more value for enterprises.

To make this happen, we have to integrate single-point techniques and apply them, together, in sophisticated enterprise scenarios,” Zheng Yelai said. “We’re positioning Huawei Cloud as an enabler of the intelligent world. It provides AI, IoT, computing, and storage capabilities that provide enterprises with more innovative, intelligent cloud services...

Salesforce shares the cloud with CloudCherry

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CloudCherry, the customer experience software solution provider, has integrated with the service cloud and marketing cloud of Salesforce, the US-based cloud computing company. This integration is expected to improve handling of customer issues and drive higher satisfaction ratings. CloudCherry offers 17 channels for organisations to capture relevant, contextual, real-world data from customers.

The feedback captured from these channels can be driven towards the contact centre from physical locations, online, email, SMS, or social ­­ raised as a case on Salesforce and addressed by agents immediately. "The Salesforce CRM platform helps you understand who your important customers are and what they are doing...

Could Cloud Computing Lag Make Driverless Cars Unsafe?

Article Written by Avery Phillips

Any gamer that has given cloud gaming a shot knows that aliens, zombies, and orcs aren't the biggest enemy they will face - lag is. It can be frustrating to attempt to block an enemy attack only to get decimated by delayed response times. 

But what if this same lag could affect you in real life? What if your car was subject to these same delays? 

In terms of changing the nature of how we interact with the internet, driverless cars are the biggest innovation since the smartphone. And they will be available sooner than you might think. According to major manufacturers like Toyota, Volvo, and Tesla, we should expect them to hit the market before 2020. Is cloud computing, in its current form, able to handle the additional load of thousands upon thousands of new "devices"? Considering the distance that data has to travel to and from driverless cars, this is a real concern. 

Rubrik Achieves Advanced Tier Technology Partner Status in AWS Partner Network

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Rubrik, the Cloud Data Management company, today announced it has been named an Advanced tier Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). Rubrik is a leader in defining the large, emerging market for Cloud Data Management, delivering a solution that allows companies to recover, manage, and secure data across public clouds and on-premises environments.

For cloud-native applications, Rubrik orchestrates all critical data management functions -- including backup, recovery, replication, archival, copy data management, search and analytics. As an Advanced tier Technology Partner in the APN, Rubrik demonstrates expertise in data management and disaster recovery alongside the company's commitment to deep integration with AWS, a key cloud platform for many customers. Technology Partners in the APN provide software solutions that are either hosted on or integrated with AWS.

Private Cloud Trend Brings Strong Growth to ownCloud in First Half of 2017

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With its innovative solution, ownCloud is one of the leading providers of software for secure data exchange (Enterprise File Sync & Share) and is progressively gaining market share. Today, the company announces that in the first half of 2017 order intakes have seen a steep increase of more than 65% when compared to the previous year. In German-speaking countries, growth was even significantly higher with the growth rate at over 100%. In the first half of the year, more than 100 companies signed new, many multi-year, subscription contracts for the ownCloud solution. The company sees an increasing demand for secure private cloud solutions as the main driver for this growth.  The most prominent new customers are coming mostly from the technology and financial services sectors.

"This strong and stable growth shows that the developers of ownCloud continue to do an excellent job and that our focus on data sharing in the private cloud as a secure alternative to public cloud services meets market requirements. The secret to success lies in the combination of outstanding software and a qualified, professional service. This is also reflected in an outstanding renewal rate. Over 90% of our customers are renewing their contracts with us year over year," says Tobias Gerlinger, CEO of ownCloud. "We are very pleased that we are also seeing an increasing demand in the international markets, especially in the US. This will help us to accelerate our pace of growth in the upcoming months."