XO Communications has launched a UC suite for its Hosted PBX (HPBX) service. The Herndon, Virginia-based telecommunications provider also noted that its HPBX service now automatically includes the WorkTime mobile VoIP application....More
Intronis has announced the Winter Release '15 of its Intronis ECHOplatform data protection platform. The BDR provider said its new release is designed to help channel partners better support more complex cloud, virtualized and physical IT environments. Here are the details....More
A host of security and management issues follow Docker containers as they rise into the cloud. One way to address these issues is to nest Docker container images inside existing Linux containers...More
Docker Inc. has acquired SocketPlane to help build SDN APIs for the open source, containered app platform that it oversees. SocketPlane, which launched fewer than six months ago, focused on building networking solutions for Docker....More
New survey by Cloud Security Alliance shows that financial services are struggling overcoming security and regulatory objections to start develop secure cloud strategies, making the niche a huge opportunity for the right channel partners....More
At the end of each day, Talkin' Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. Today's column features Catbird, Equinix and ServiceNow....More
Which cloud services providers (CSPs), aggregators and brokers on the Talkin' Cloud 100 call Georgia home? Here's a closer look at the top Talkin' Cloud 100 companies that are based out of the Peach State.
Catbird's software-defined security suite is now fully certified for Mirantis OpenStack. Additionally, the Scotts Valley, California-based security and compliance solutions provider has joined the Mirantis Partner Program....More
With cloud computing leading to the deployment of distributed applications on a global basis, the location of data centers is often just as important as how much compute power it can provide. Equinix is rising to the challenge with $7 billion it has already made in IT infrastructure....More
ServiceNow is moving to extend its cloud application framework out to marketing, legal and finance applications. This approach not only creates new opportunities for ServiceNow partners; it enables organizations to automate more services using a more agile IT environment based in the cloud versus continuing to rely on applications running on premise that might not have been upgraded in years....More
At the end of each day, Talkin' Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. Today's column features Virtustream, Proofpoint and 2nd Watch....More
How are you managing your cloud resources? While many businesses use cloud services that rely on a policy-based allocation model, Virtustream has developed a consumption-based model that allows customers to pay only for computing resources they actually use....More
Proofpoint has agreed to acquire Emerging Threats, an Indianapolis-based open source cyber threat intelligence provider, for approximately $40 million in cash and stock. Here's everything you need to know....More
There's a way of thinking about cloud computing that the channel needs to throw out the window faster than IBM can lay off employees — and that's the "all or nothing" approach. Transitioning to cloud — if you choose to make the shift — is a journey, not a race...More
Talkin' Cloud sat down with Rob Moyer, vice president of Cloud Services at Synnex (SNX), for a FastChat video to discuss how channel partners can leverage CLOUDSolv, the technology distributor's tool for selling cloud solutions.