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IDC Names Three Cloud-Native Application Delivery Controllers as IDC Innovators

International Data Corporation (IDC) has just released an IDC Innovators report recognizing three “innovative” vendors with revenue under $100 million providing cloud-native application delivery controllers (cloud-native ADCs). The three vendors recognized as IDC Innovators are: Avi Networks, NGINX, and Webscale Networks. Avi Networks helps enterprises scale up or scale down dynamically in response to sudden changes in traffic patterns with … [Read more...]

London Internet Exchange Deploys Ciena’s Waveserver Stackable Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Platform

To provide its member organizations with improved peering services, the London Internet Exchange (LINX) has deployed Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) Waveserver stackable data center interconnect (DCI) platform, connecting its data centers throughout London. The Waveserver solution would enable LINX to support their growing traffic demands and dynamic applications of its Internet content provider, service provider and wireless carrier members by “quickly, … [Read more...]

NeuVector Announces Container Visualization, Encryption, and Security Solution for NGINX Plus

NeuVector, a provider of patent-pending behavioral learning solutions for containers, has announced support for NGINX Plus security capabilities into the NeuVector console. NGINX Plus, the enterprise-grade application delivery platform from NGINX, extends open source NGINX software with advanced features for container applications such as load balancing, service discovery, and application resiliency. NeuVector would adeptly provide the network … [Read more...]

The Linux Foundation Announces Its Program for ApacheCon 2017 in Miami

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, has announced its program for ApacheCon taking place May 16-18 in Miami, Florida. Over the past 17 years, ApacheCon has drawn attendees from more than 60 countries to learn about core open source technologies directly from Apache project developer and user communities --independent of business interests, corporate biases, or sales … [Read more...]

Open Compute Pioneer QCT Showcases Open Rack v2 Systems at OCP U.S. Summit

At the OCP U.S. Summit in Santa Clara, Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), has demonstrated its depth of experience and long-standing support of the Open Compute Project by showcasing its new products - including its Rackgo X Open Rack v2 solutions and 19” OCP-compliant servers. The Open Rack v2 standard - managed by the Open Compute Foundation community - is a technology supported by QCT since its launch. The new Open Rack v2 product offerings … [Read more...]

ScyllaDB Closes $16 Million in Series B Funding to Expand Open Source and Enterprise Product Features for Its Cassandra Database

ScyllaDB has secured $16 million in Series B funding led by Western Digital Capital, Samsung Ventures, Magma Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures, with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners. The funding round will be used to accelerate sales and marketing and to expand both open source and enterprise product features of ScyllaDB’s drop-in replacement for Apache Cassandra. “ScyllaDB redefined Apache Cassandra,” said Dor Laor, founder and CEO … [Read more...]

Raritan and Legrand’s Data Communications Division to Show Intelligent Cabinet Concept at DatacenterDynamics Conference in New York

Legrand's Intelligent Cabinet concept for remote sites will be shown at next week's DatacenterDynamics Conference in New York City at the Legrand booth (#19). The working model of the Legrand Intelligent Cabinet concept is designed to monitor and manage, from anywhere, all the IT and integrated infrastructure elements secured in the cabinet. Raritan (a brand of Legrand) and Legrand's Data Communications Division – which have been working … [Read more...]

HPE Acquires All-Flash and Hybrid-Flash Storage Solutions Provider, Nimble Storage

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nimble Storage, the San Jose, California-based provider of predictive all-flash and hybrid-flash storage solutions. HPE will pay $12.50 per share in cash, representing a net cash purchase price at closing of $1.0 billion. In addition to the purchase price, HPE will assume or pay out Nimble's unvested equity awards, with a value of approximately $200 million … [Read more...]

C3 IoT Closes New Financing at a $1.4 Billion Valuation

C3 IoT today announced a Series E financing round at a $1.4 billion pre-money valuation. Led by Breyer Capital, a global firm with investment interest in long term-oriented entrepreneurs and teams working in artificial intelligence (AI), the funds will be used to fuel C3 IoT’s growth by expanding its product footprint and customer service capacity globally. A fast-growing leader in PaaS enterprise software for big data, AI, and IoT … [Read more...]

IT-as-a-Service Provider Nerdio Announces Enhanced Backup & Disaster Recovery

Nerdio, a provider of IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) technology, has announced its new advanced backup and disaster recovery (BDR) module. Nerdio can now perform backups as frequently as every hour, and automatically replicates the data at a secondary, out-of-state facility. With the company’s enterprise level plan, customers would be able to benefit from DR failover tests in just three clicks. This would empower organizations to fully test disaster … [Read more...]