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New High Speed Interface Connects IBM Z to IBM Storage Systems

New advancements deliver 10x improvement in application response time, encryption capability and expands data tiering to new cloud targets. IBM announced solutions that connect mainframes to IBM’s DS8880 family of primary all-flash storage systems, provide data encryption to ensure transactional, business intelligence and machine learning workloads used for businesses running IBM Z environments are protected

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Organisations in India are Dedicating More Budget to Cybersecurity

Despite increased spending, Palo Alto Networks study revealed 41 per cent of companies in India have lost over 64 lakhs in the current financial year. Palo Alto Networks, the next-generation security company, today announced the results of its report entitled ‘The State of Cybersecurity in Asia-Pacific’, which revealed that cybersecurity budgets have increased for 92

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Symantec to Acquire Skycure and Fireglass

Symantec has recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. and Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense. Following completion of the acquisition, Skycure’s predictive threat detection techniques will enrich Symantec’s enterprise and consumer mobility offerings to help organizations more confidently address the needs of the increasingly mobile workforce, enabling

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IoT – The Core of Digital Revolution

In today’s business, it is obvious that IoT is one of the critical aspects of the digital eco system. CIOs need to realize that IoT is in the beginning process of digital revolution that is yet to be harnessed and implemented. In this digital era, CIOs need to realize that Internet of Things (IoT) is

Large Scale Petya Ransomware Attack in Progress, Spreading Fast Globally

A large-scale ransomware attack reported to be caused by a variant of the Petya ransomware is currently hitting various users, particularly in Europe. This variant, RANSOM_PETYA.SMA, is known to use both the EternalBlue exploit and the PsExec tool as infection vectors. Users and organizations are thus advised to perform the following mitigation steps immediately in

IoT – The Core of Digital Revolution

In today’s business, it is obvious that IoT is one of the critical aspects of the digital eco system. CIOs need to realize that IoT is in the beginning process of digital revolution that is yet to be harnessed and implemented. In this digital era, CIOs need to realize that Internet of Things (IoT) is

Ransomware Doubled in Second Half of 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., today released its H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends, revealing that ransomware attacks doubled during the period.  Out of all recognized malware incidents globally, the percentage of ransomware attacks increased from 5.5% to 10.5% between July and December 2016. The H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends Report highlights the key tactics

IoT – The Core of Digital Revolution

In today’s business, it is obvious that IoT is one of the critical aspects of the digital eco system. CIOs need to realize that IoT is in the beginning process of digital revolution that is yet to be harnessed and implemented. In this digital era, CIOs need to realize that Internet of Things (IoT) is

What Organizations Need in Order to Survive in the Challenging World: Project AIM

Nowadays Automation and Innovation are the buzz words in the industry. In today’s fast changing technology, every organization is in the race for survival. It may be because of peer pressure, ever increasing customer demands or profit and loss statement. Increasing cost, technological enhancement, customer demands are some of the major driving factors for organizations

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Symantec to Acquire Skycure and Fireglass

Symantec has recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. and Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense. Following completion of the acquisition, Skycure’s predictive threat detection techniques will enrich Symantec’s enterprise and consumer mobility offerings to help organizations more confidently address the needs of the increasingly mobile workforce, enabling

New High Speed Interface Connects IBM Z to IBM Storage Systems

New advancements deliver 10x improvement in application response time, encryption capability and expands data tiering to new cloud targets. IBM announced solutions that connect mainframes to IBM’s DS8880 family of primary all-flash storage systems, provide data encryption to ensure transactional, business intelligence and machine learning workloads used for businesses running IBM Z environments are protected

Red Hat Unveils OpenShift Online Public Cloud Offering

Industry’s first open source, cloud-native, multi-tenant container platform accelerates path to production for application developers Red Hat, leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced the next generation of Red Hat OpenShift Online, the industry’s first open source, container-native, multi-tenant cloud platform. Based on the same Linux container- and Kubernetes-based foundation as the award-winning Red

IBM Expands Global Cloud Data Center Presence with Four New Facilities

New data centers, including two in London, England; one in San Jose, California; and one in Sydney, Australia, are part of IBM Cloud’s global expansion, bringing IBM to nearly 60 data centers across 19 countries. New facilities designed to help clients build next-generation IoT, blockchain and AI applications by providing cloud infrastructure that is tuned

Check Point teams with Microsoft Intune to Secure Enterprise Mobility

Check Point Software announced its product integration of Check Point SandBlast Mobile with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) to secure mobile devices in the enterprise. Cyberattacks have evolved beyond the enterprise perimeter, breaching mobile environments; yet only one percent of enterprises have deployed mobile security technologies. The integration of Check Point SandBlast Mobile, the market-leading

Extreme Networks Completes Acquisition of the Networking Business from Avaya

Extreme Networks announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Avaya Inc.’s (“Avaya”) networking business. The acquisition supports the company’s growth strategy to lead the enterprise networking market with end-to-end software-driven solutions for enterprise customers from the data center to the wireless edge. “This is an exciting day for Extreme and a strategic milestone

Symantec to Acquire Skycure and Fireglass

Symantec has recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. and Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense. Following completion of the acquisition, Skycure’s predictive threat detection techniques will enrich Symantec’s enterprise and consumer mobility offerings to help organizations more confidently address the needs of the increasingly mobile workforce, enabling

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e-Waste

Electronic Waste: An Issue That Requires Attention

Information technology has brought us all kinds of breakthrough products. Think of a GPS device, which lets you smoothly navigate the world or the computers that form the backbone of any modern enterprise. Unfortunately, Information technology has a flip side to i.e. electronic waste. E-waste The IT industry creates a lot of waste; this is

CFO Perspective

Shashank Patkar Takes Over as Geometric CFO

Geometric Ltd. announced that the company’s erstwhile Chief Mentor, Mr. Shashank Patkar will take over as the Chief Financial Officer and Global Head of Finance effective February 9th, 2015. Mr. Patkar takes over from Mr. Neeraj Dutt, who has decided to leave for personal reasons. Shashank Patkar has been a part of the Geometric group

CISO Outlook

Organisations in India are Dedicating More Budget to Cybersecurity

Despite increased spending, Palo Alto Networks study revealed 41 per cent of companies in India have lost over 64 lakhs in the current financial year. Palo Alto Networks, the next-generation security company, today announced the results of its report entitled ‘The State of Cybersecurity in Asia-Pacific’, which revealed that cybersecurity budgets have increased for 92

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