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EMC (NYSE: EMC) is offering two EMC Proven Solutions (technologies, services and instructions) to help organizations shift SAP workloads to virtual private cloud infrastructures and to protect them through disaster recovery for SAP on private clouds.
Server virtualization has been growing at a fast clip over the last few years, and a new survey from BeyondTrust reveals that the implementation of security solutions for those virtual servers has not kept pace. That's left organizations vulnerable to security threats, the security vendor said in its announcement of the survey and a new plugin to help fix the problem.
A recent study by SafeNet, Inc. and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) shows that more software developers plan to offer at least some of their solutions as a service by the end of 2013. The study comes at the same time Adobe (NASDAQ:ABDE) has pulled the plug on its own packaged software suite. What's the common driver for software publishers to offer cloud-based services?
Clustrix, a provider of a scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud, announced the completion of a $16.5 million Series C round of funding. The company said this round of funding will be used to help distribute its software to a variety of public and private cloud platforms. Here are the details.
F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) recently announced a new software-based management solution to enable the deployment of application delivery and network services across both public and private cloud environments, traditional data centers, and hybrid environments.
Virtual backup, infrastructure monitoring, and disaster recovery solutions provider PHD Virtual Technologies recently announced its latest disaster recovery assurance solution for businesses with virtualized and cloud environments called ReliableDR 3.1.
IT and network technologies provider NEC Corp. is partnering with desktop-as-a-service platform provider Desktone Inc. to deliver full-featured Windows desktops to any device including tablets and smartphones.
"Through this partnership, we are helping simplify how companies store their information so employees can be more productive and IT departments can manage a popular service like Dropbox directly from Spiceworks," said Spiceworks co-founder and CEO Scott Abel in a prepared statement. "Dropbox is one of the highest-rated cloud services in Spiceworks, so we're excited to integrate this service more tightly into the Spiceworks experience."
Backup and management solutions for public cloud storage services provider CloudBerry Lab recently released the latest version of CloudBerry Backup to enable users with the ability to perform scheduled and real time backups to any FTP or Secure FTP.