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TetherView Digital Bunker: A one-way-in and one-way-out private cloud solution for enterprises

TetherView announced the launch of Digital Bunker, a comprehensive one-way-in and one-way-out private cloud solution for enterprise customers. The Digital Bunker enables businesses to provide their employees with a trusted, secure virtual environment, custom-tailored to their specific industry and compliance requirements. Through Digital Bunker, businesses can see, touch, audit, and prevent all access to their sensitive data, while providing their employees with a scalable high-performance workspace. Pricing is a flat fee per user and is … More

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ONF SD-RAN 1.0: A cloud-native platform for software-defined RAN consistent with O-RAN

The ONF announced a major milestone for the SD-RAN open RAN project with its first software release. SD-RAN v1.0 is a cloud-native exemplar platform for software-defined RAN that is consistent with the O-RAN architecture. Background Carriers globally are looking to open RAN as a way to enable modular and customizable 5G solutions that avoid vendor lock-in and enable the mix-and-match of vendors’ components while accelerating the ability to innovate and add new functionality, and a … More

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Syniverse RCS P2P hub advances messaging capabilities for mobile messaging users

Syniverse announced the growth of its rich communications services (RCS) person-to-person (P2P) hub to expedite the company’s messaging platform’s globally. In addition to having privacy and security compliance, the Syniverse RCS P2P hub provides mobile network operators with a single connection to more than 85 mobile networks and over-the-top (OTT) providers. For nearly a year, Syniverse has been driving P2P interconnect and interworking by handling an average of more than 400 million messages a day … More

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Quantum unveils H2000 Series, a line of hybrid storage arrays

Quantum announced the launch of the H2000 Series of hybrid storage arrays to provide customers with cost-effective performance, ease of use, and scalability for data-intensive workflows. Marking a significant increase in performance on previous generation systems, the H2000 Series is designed to leverage both SSD and HDD media to align performance, capacity, and cost with the demands of business applications. Its tight integration with Quantum’s StorNext® File System enables end users to achieve higher levels … More

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D-Link COVR-X1870 Series Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Systems provide faster speeds and greater capacity

D-Link announced their new COVR-X1870 Series Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Systems, including multi-pack options that are all equipped with Wi-Fi 6 and mesh technology to provide faster speeds, greater capacity, and less network congestion for the modern device-dense smart home. With next generation speeds of up to 1.8 Gbps total, these Covr AX Wi-Fi 6 solutions are perfect for simultaneous 4K streaming, VR gaming, video calling, and keeping the smart home connected. They also … More

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Aradatum launches self-powered macro cell tower to support 5G, edge and telecom

Aradatum introduced the world’s first truly self-powered macro cell tower that can be placed literally anywhere. Aradatum is a technology company that dares to go where others don’t. Taking a unique approach to modernizing telecom infrastructure, the start-up’s self-powered towers give wireless pioneers and mobile and virtual network operators (MNOs/MVNOs) access to previously unreached and strategic locations needed to optimize their advanced applications of 5G, fixed wireless access (FWA), Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), neutral … More

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CloudLinux expands its Extended Lifecycle Support services for Linux distributions

CloudLinux announces the expansion of its affordable Extended Lifecycle Support (ELS) services for Linux distributions, by providing its own updates and security patches for several years after expiration of the products’ end-of-life date. For example, support for CentOS 6 from Red Hat expired November 30 last year. CloudLinux offers ELS for CentOS 6, available since November, 2020 and extends to June 2024. Oracle Linux 6 (ends March 2021) Extended Lifecycle Support service will be available … More

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Deloitte bolsters cyber threat hunting capabilities with acquisition of Root9B

Deloitte announced its acquisition of substantially all the assets of Root9B. The deal will bolster Deloitte’s existing Detect and Respond cyber client offering with R9B’s deeply experienced cyber operations professionals and its award-winning threat-hunting and risk assessment solutions. “Commercial and government entities contend with cyber adversaries who use incredibly sophisticated technology to penetrate legacy defenses and take advantage of expanding attack surfaces,” said Deborah Golden, Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory Cyber and Strategic Risk leader … More

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Ivanti acquires Cherwell to expand the reach of its Neurons platform

IvantiCherwell Software announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cherwell Software. The terms of the Cherwell transaction were not disclosed. Ivanti is acquiring Cherwell to expand the reach of its Neurons platform, providing end-to-end service and asset management from IT to lines of business and from every endpoint to the IoT edge. Ivanti will continue to maintain and invest in both Cherwell and Ivanti service management platforms while working to converge the best … More

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Platform9 unburdens users from the complexities of Kubernetes while ensuring fast adoption

Platform9 announced a number of new features to provide operational efficiencies for its freedom, growth, and enterprise managed Kubernetes products. Key advances include multi-version Kubernetes support, enhanced cluster deployment options, and upgraded manageability. Use cases span Technology, Retail, Telco, Media, and Entertainment verticals. “Focused on offering ease-of-use features and increasing efficiencies, this product release continues to address deployment challenges faced by IT, DevOps, and SRE and IT teams while increasing our solution’s flexibility, performance, and … More

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Ivanti Velocity and Ivanti Speakeasy now optimized for SAP environments

Ivanti Wavelink announced that Ivanti Velocity 2.1 and Ivanti Speakeasy 1.0 have achieved SAP certification as integrated with SAP S/4HANA and SAP NetWeaver. These integrations help to optimize the mobile user experience for customers within their SAP environments. Adding SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) and the browser apps for the mobile internet transaction server (ITS) component within SAP S/4HANA to its portfolio of supported solutions, Ivanti Wavelink brings a modern, mobile interface to SAP … More

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CloudNatix raises $4.5M to meet the demand for their product across multiple geographies and markets

CloudNatix announced the close of a $4.5M seed round financing. The new round was led by DNX Ventures, with the participation from a new investor Cota Capital and existing investors: Incubate Fund, Vela Partners and 468 Capital. The new funds will be used to help the company scale the engineering and sales organizations to meet the great demand for their product across multiple geographies and vertical market segments. “CloudNatix’s seamless multi-cloud auto-pilot infrastructure platform lets … More

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Internet Society Foundation awards $1M to projects that examine the future and sustainability of the internet

The Internet Society Foundation has awarded over $1 million through its Research grant programme to seven projects that examine the future and sustainability of the internet. In its pilot year, this programme seeks to support a diverse group of researchers who are generating solutions today to meet the internet challenges of tomorrow. The selected projects explore important issues around the internet’s relationship to society, such as: the economic cost of the digital gender gap, the … More

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Ashok Krishnan joins AXA XL as Chief Data and Analytics Officer

AXA XL has appointed Ashok Krishnan as Chief Data and Analytics Officer. Mr. Krishnan will report to Matthieu Caillat, Chief Operating Officer, AXA XL and will be based in London. Commenting, Mr. Caillat said: “I am pleased to welcome Ashok to AXA XL. His extensive expertise and background in analytics and data science, combined with his knowledge of the P&C insurance market, will further strengthen AXA XL’s innovation and technology-led approach as we accelerate our … More

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InfluxData appoints Vidya Peters to its Board of Directors

InfluxData announced the appointment of Vidya Peters to its Board of Directors, and introduced a new Advisory Board team to support strategic and accelerated growth. Peters is the first member of the InfluxData Board of Directors with a marketing background. Peters is an exceptional executive with a history of spearheading successful marketing and go-to-market strategies at both fast-growing startups and public companies. She is currently the chief marketing officer at FinTech company Marqeta, Inc., and … More

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Cloud Controls Matrix v4 adds 60+ new cloud security controls

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced the availability of version 4 of the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), CSA’s cybersecurity framework for cloud computing. The CCM v4 includes additional cloud security and privacy-related controls and encompasses coverage of requirements deriving from new cloud technologies, improved control auditability, enhanced interoperability and compatibility with other standards, and expanded support offerings to navigate the cloud shared responsibility model. CCM is a cybersecurity control framework for cloud computing that aligns … More

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3GPP standards enrich LTE and 5G with network architecture enhancements

Despite the impact of COVID-19, momentum for enhancements to LTE and 5G standards continue with additional releases from the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). 5G Americas announced the publication of a white paper providing an update on the newest 3GPP releases launching the next chapter of 5G standardization and beyond. Many new features to be introduced For decades, 3GPP has maintained detailed mechanisms through standards which have enabled billions of worldwide users to access mobile … More

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Verimatrix launches enhanced Application Protection service for Android

Verimatrix announced general availability of version 2.2 of the Verimatrix Application Protection service for Android. The company’s latest Code Protection service for Android applications now supports the forthcoming Android ecosystem change that will mandate the use of Android Application Bundles (AABs) in the second half of 2021. A significant shift for developers, the upcoming AAB mandate creates a need for simple, reliable software security that prevents app attacks. In addition to traditional APKs, the Verimatrix … More

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Field Nation Premier: Helping MSPs maximize profitability and service delivery strategy

Field Nation is introducing an enhanced version of Field Nation Premier that provides MSPs with three new features: MarketSmart Insights, PeopleSmart Talent Management Suite and WorkSmart Productivity Suite. “For MSPs, maximizing profitability has never been more challenging or more critical,” said Wael Mohammed, EVP of Product Management, Field Nation. “We designed Field Nation Premier to help companies address their top-line and bottom-line priorities, while getting more business value out of incorporating on-demand labor into their … More

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KABN partners with The Campus Agency to reach the US college and university market

KABN announces that it has entered into an agreement to partner with The Campus Agency to create innovative engagement programs for Liquid Avatar to reach the US college and university student, alumni and family market. KABN NA and The Campus Agency will be working together to engage micro-influencers, develop and launch innovative engagement and Augmented Reality programs to introduce the college and university market to the Liquid Avatar and KABN value programs. The partnership goals … More

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BitDam adds MSP console to its Advanced Threat Protection solution

BitDam announced that it is enhancing its offering for MSPs (Managed Service Providers) by adding a unique MSP console to its Advanced Threat Protection solution. This console provides MSPs with an overview of all tenants/clients/organizations they oversee and enables fast and easy management. BitDam ATP secures business collaboration platforms (email, cloud drives, instant messaging and more) from unknown content-borne threats at first encounter. BitDam protects from malware, ransomware, phishing, BEC and zero-day attacks at unmatched … More

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PacketFabric Cloud Router: A multi-cloud connectivity solution

PacketFabric announced it has launched Cloud Router, a multi-cloud connectivity solution. PacketFabric’s Cloud Router is built on the edge with market-leading distributed architecture and is one of the most technically advanced multi-cloud products on the market today. Cloud Router will super-serve the enterprise as well as small business who are seeking a future-proofed way to connect multiple cloud providers. “With the launch of Cloud Router, PacketFabric now can provide connectivity to colocation, hybrid cloud and … More

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Absolute’s customers can now self-heal critical apps to secure their distributed workforces

Absolute Software announced customers can now autonomously self-heal more of the critical applications they rely on to secure remote access and communication for their distributed workforces. Using Absolute’s Application Persistence service, IT and security administrators can help ensure the Netskope Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) and Next-Gen Secure Web Gateway (NG-SWG) – in addition to more than 40 other leading endpoint security agents and productivity tools – remain installed, healthy, and undeletable. The ongoing global … More

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SS8 improves mediation results for law enforcement with Xcipio

SS8 Networks announced that it deployed its Xcipio mediation and interception platform in one of the largest global CSPs to support their Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) infrastructure. Next generation network architectures benefit from distributed traffic processing, which requires some communications traffic to be processed on the edge and not in the network core. This is true for CSPs that leverage an MEC, which is often used for high traffic applications including Internet of Things (IoT) … More

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Rocket Terminal Emulator: Cost-effective host access without compromising functionality

Rocket Software announced the availability of Rocket Terminal Emulator, the culmination of decades of investment in this critical and often-overlooked technology space. This software upgrade is available at no cost to all Rocket terminal emulation customers, including BlueZone and Passport, as part of the company’s commitment to delivering the most feature-rich, configurable and modern host access for mission-critical systems. IBM Z, IBM i, and other virtual terminal, VT-based systems continue to be the cornerstones of … More

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Diligent launches Cyber Risk Scorecard powered by SecurityScorecard

Diligent announced the launch of its new Cyber Risk Scorecard powered by SecurityScorecard, the global leader in cybersecurity ratings. Diligent’s Cyber Risk Scorecard equips board directors and executives with a digital tool set that enables greater transparency and the ability to measure risk, build resilience, and increase organizational safety and security. The new Cyber Risk Scorecard provides organizations with a data-backed cyber risk score based on a list of predetermined factors developed by SecurityScorecard, named … More

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QSC unveils Professional Tier feature set for Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager

QSC announced the availability of the new Professional Tier feature set for Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager remote monitoring and management service. This advanced feature set enables both remote access to UCIs for helpdesk applications, as well as remote system and design file update capabilities. In addition, QSC has begun shipping two recently introduced Q-SYS Core processors – the Q-SYS Core Nano, which is a purely network I/O processor, and the Q-SYS Core 8 Flex, which … More

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Zyxel 10G PON ONT solutions enable service providers to deliver 10G broadband services

Zyxel Communications announced the launch of its portfolio of high-performance 10G PON ONT solutions, which includes the PX7511 AX6000 WiFi 6 XGS-PON VoIP Gateway ONT, PM7516 XGS-PON VoIP Bridge ONT with 10G LAN, and PM7010 XGS-PON SFP+ ONT. Zyxel 10G PON ONT solutions enable service providers to break free of the bandwidth limitations of GPON and rapidly monetize their networks through high-ARPU premium-tier residential services and commercial applications. In addition to significantly increasing the connections … More

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Stealthbits Data Privacy Engine: Speeding data analysis, compliance and governance reporting

Stealthbits unveiled its new Data Privacy Engine that connects user identities with the locations of their personal data to elevate data access governance. This enables organizations worldwide to deal with Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) efficiently and effectively, mitigating the risk of substantive fines under worldwide privacy laws. “Privacy legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), demands fast and efficient response to DSARs,” said Adam Rosen, vice president, product strategy, Stealthbits. “Our new Data … More

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GTT enhances its managed security services to deliver advanced software-defined capabilities

GTT Communications announced it has enhanced its portfolio of managed security services. Leveraging Fortinet’s next-generation Security Fabric, GTT is now able to deliver more advanced software-defined capabilities, including unified threat prevention (UTP), which integrates a range of security features, such as application control, web filtering, antivirus, data loss prevention, and intrusion detection and prevention. Additionally, GTT has added Managed Detection and Response capabilities to its security service portfolio, which provides comprehensive security coverage for cloud, … More

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Thales and Sequans extend collaboration for next generation cellular IoT modules

Sequans Communications announced that Thales intends to use Sequans’ second generation Monarch 2 and Calliope 2 platforms as a basis for its new generation of Cinterion IoT LTE-M/NB-IoT and Cat 1 modules. Thales has been using Sequans’ first generation massive IoT modem technology in its Cinterion IoT modules since 2015 and has shipped them worldwide. The availability of Sequans’ second generation massive IoT chips will now fuel a second phase of collaboration aimed at providing … More

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StackPulse raises $20M to invest in global growth and scale engineering hiring

StackPulse announced a $20 million Series A led by GGV Capital. This newest funding brings the total amount raised to $28 million, including a previously undisclosed $8 million seed round less than a year ago led by Bessemer Venture Partners, which also participated in the Series A. Glenn Solomon at GGV and Amit Karp at Bessemer will join the StackPulse board of directors; Oren Yunger at GGV will join as a board observer. The funds … More

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Cyral gains CISO recognition, adds key hires to its executive team

Cyral has been recognized by CISOs nationwide as a leader in innovative security, worthy of both recognition and investment. In October 2020, Cyral received a strategic investment from Silicon Valley CISO Investments (SVCI), an angel syndicate of more than 50 practicing CISOs investing in a small number of innovative cybersecurity startups. Soon after, Cyral was awarded two CISO Choice Awards, one for Startup Security Company and the other for Data Security. The CISO Choice Awards … More

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DataLocker releases encrypted USB drive with capacities up to 15.3 TB

DataLocker announced the release of an entirely new breed of encrypted USB drive. The DL4 FE changes the game for security professionals by providing bulletproof security and simple remote management in a small-form-factor USB drive with capacities up to 15.3 TB. “The onslaught of attacks by state actors, hackers, and cyber cartels continues. Threat actors are trying to exfiltrate terabytes of data to hold for ransom. Some want access to essential IT systems for later … More

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Cyber Observer enhances its platform with unified visibility of security tool effectiveness

Cyber Observer announced a major enhancement to its platform that enables CISOs and other security and risk management executives to obtain new, continuous, unified visibility into the effectiveness of cybersecurity tools that are implemented throughout their enterprise. By continuously retrieving and analyzing Critical Security Controls (CSCs) from applications on-premises and in-cloud, Cyber Observer’s CCM platform simplifies compliance, reduces mean time to detection and response, and advances risk posture management. Cybersecurity teams are overwhelmed with complexity … More

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Rancher’s platform for managed Kubernetes now available through BoxBoat’s MAS contract with the GSA

BoxBoat announced that Rancher Federal’s enterprise platform for managed Kubernetes is now available through BoxBoat’s Multiple Award Schedule contract with the General Services Administration (GSA). This expansion of BoxBoat’s relationship with Rancher Federal will enable government agencies to take greater advantage of Rancher’s support for certified Kubernetes distribution, either on-premise or in the public cloud. As agencies adopt Kubernetes and DevSecOps, Rancher provides audited and US-validated distributions of critical open-source products necessary to deliver cutting-edge … More

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Netskope NewEdge network now expanded to a new data center in Singapore

Netskope announced the expansion of the Netskope NewEdge network to a new data center in Singapore. Serving millions of enterprise users around the world, Netskope NewEdge is a carrier-grade private cloud network that is reserved exclusively for Netskope customers. The expansion of the Singapore data center enhances the NewEdge infrastructure, building on Netskope’s investment in the region to better serve local and multinational customers. Trustwave, a Singtel company and the global security arm of Singtel, … More

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McAfee partners with ECS to offer MDR capabilities through MVISION EDR

McAfee announced that it is partnering with ECS to offer managed threat detection and response (MDR) capabilities through McAfee MVISION EDR. ECS is the first North American MDR partner for McAfee MVISION EDR and will leverage MVISION EDR and supporting vendors to deliver a scalable, repeatable and customizable program that enables organizations to focus on only verified threats. MDR solutions can help organizations by alleviating the customer challenges associated with alert fatigue, false positives, inexperienced … More

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uCloudlink signs agreement with CVITC to develop smart container solutions powered by Cloud SIM

uCloudlink has inked a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement with China Vehicle Interconnected Transport Capacity Technology (“CVITC”). The partnership will see both companies develop innovative smart container solutions for domestic and international freight markets powered by uCloudlink’s core patented Cloud SIM technology which accelerates the development of the global container transportation industry. The advent of container shipping has dramatically improved cargo transportation efficiency around the world. Despite this, this shipping method is often hazardous, and there … More

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Tanium collaborates with OpenCTI to help orgs increase their threat detection capabilities

Tanium has announced a collaboration with OpenCTI, an open source platform which specialises in the analysis of cyber threats. The collaboration will allow the integration of Tanium’s behavior-based detection offering, Tanium Signals, with OpenCTI, helping organizations to store, organize and visualise intelligence information in real-time. The Tanium-OpenCTI connector is now ready for production use and available to all Tanium customers. The ability to collect and analyse Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) is critical, as cyber teams … More

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Swimlane raises $40M to accelerate partnerships and alliances, expand research and development

Swimlane announced it has raised $40 million in funding led by EIP. This funding will accelerate partnerships and alliances, expand research and development, and enable further global expansion. Additionally, Swimlane has appointed James Brear as Chief Executive Officer, who was previously CEO of Veriflow, which was sold to VMWare in August 2019. Industry visionary and Senior Operating Partner at EIP, Niloofar Howe, has also been named as the company’s newest board member. “Without a doubt, … More

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Impartner appoints Robert Reid to its board of directors

Impartner announced it has appointed Robert Reid to the company’s board of directors. Reid is chairman of Mid-Market Solutions for Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions. Prior to Sage, Reid was CEO of Intaact (which was acquired by Sage), LucidEra, UpShot and Seeker Software. A respected thought leader in the software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry, Reid has won multiple CEO leadership awards, including Best CEO in the Financials Industry, CEO of the year for … More

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Deploying AI-powered cybersecurity directly on drones

SparkCognition and SkyGrid announced a new collaboration to deploy AI-powered cybersecurity directly on drones, protecting them from zero-day attacks during flight. Equipped with SparkCognition’s DeepArmor cybersecurity product, SkyGrid is the first airspace management system to enable drone protection powered by AI. This approach provides more advanced airspace security than traditional anti-malware reliant on signatures of known threats. “In the near future, we’ll essentially have a network of flying computers in the sky, and just like … More

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My Office Apps Kechie 2021 ERP: Enabling quick access to business-critical information in real time

My Office Apps announced the availability of Kechie 2021 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, a cloud-based solution, enabling quick access to business-critical information in real time. The company has raised the Software as a Service (SaaS) bar by delivering innovative features to make small-to-medium sized manufacturing, distribution, and non-profit operations more productive and competitive, while increasing efficiency and effectiveness. With over thirty years of business solutions, Kechie is a proven leader in business transformation software … More

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Neurotechnology SentiVeillance 8.0 SDK: Creating identification by using live video streams

Neurotechnology announced the release of the SentiVeillance 8.0 software development kit (SDK). With SentiVeillance SDK, developers can create identification solutions that use live video streams from digital surveillance cameras or video files. The latest version adds face detection and recognition of people who are wearing masks and includes new algorithms that improve license plate detection and recognition speed and accuracy. It also provides new features for vehicle and human (VH) mode, including car make and … More

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DigiPlex signs agreement with HPE to host AI and HPC technology in its Stockholm data center

DigiPlex has signed an agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to host AI and High-Performance Computing (HPC) technology in its Stockholm data center. The DigiPlex Stockholm campus is located close to Arlanda, the capital airport of Sweden, the perfect geographical location for business needs. The multi award-winning campus runs on electricity from 100% renewable energy and offers 26,000 m² with up to 40 MW capacity which makes it attractive to businesses from a sustainability perspective. … More

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Reply and AWS develop industry solutions for different businesses

Reply announces it has signed a strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop industry solutions for financial services, manufacturing, automotive, retail, energy, and telco customers. Through this SCA, the Reply Group of companies dedicated to AWS – Comsysto Reply, Data Reply, Sense Reply, and Storm Reply – will work with organizations of virtually all sizes and allow them to innovate faster and deliver consistent improvements on their business processes using advanced … More

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IAR Build Tools for Linux now supported by Parasoft C/C++test

Parasoft announced its C/C++test update to support IAR Systems‘ build tools for Linux for Arm. IAR Build Tools for Linux inspired the update of Parasoft’s unified testing solution for C/C++test software development. With these tools combined, software developers gain the ability to configure fast and scalable CI/CD pipelines on Linux servers and automate the testing process. IAR Build Tools for Linux uses the leading build tools from IAR Embedded Workbench and empowers software developers who … More

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RunSafe Security and ReleaseTEAM partner to deliver more security options to DevOps clients

RunSafe Security announced a partnership with ReleaseTEAM, a full-service DevOps consulting firm. With this relationship, ReleaseTEAM delivers even more security options to its DevOps clients. “Given ReleaseTEAMS’ mission to empower customers on their DevOps journey, security was a crucial consideration for the company,” said Joe Saunders, CEO of RunSafe Security. “Alkemist was a logical fit to their portfolio and allows for a secure move from traditional software development lifecycle practices to a modern DevOps environment.” … More

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DocuSign closes offering of 0% convertible senior notes due 2024 for gross proceeds of $690M

DocuSign announced that it has closed its offering of 0% convertible senior notes due 2024 for gross proceeds of $690.0 million, including the full exercise of the $90.0 million option to purchase additional notes granted by DocuSign to the initial purchasers. The notes were sold only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”). The notes are general unsecured, senior obligations of DocuSign that do … More

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Zluri raises $2M to expand sales, marketing, and engineering functions

Zluri announced a seed investment of $2M from Endiya Partners and Kalaari Capital. The funding will help expand sales, marketing, and engineering functions and build integrations and no-code workflow automation for SaaS applications. Founded by Sethu Meenakshisundaram, Ritish Reddy, and Chaithanya Yambari, Zluri was born out of challenges experienced first-hand by the founding team. Today, 3rd party SaaS solutions used by corporates do not follow systems or processes to manage them, leading to hidden dollar … More

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CI Security appoints Steve Sedlock as CRO and Kristoffer Turner as VP of Security Operations

CI Security announced the addition of Steve Sedlock as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and the promotion of Kristoffer Turner to Vice President of Security Operations for the Critical Insight Security Operations Centers. “CI Security is quickly becoming the go-to resource for cyber security services and solutions in the market. With the addition of Steve Sedlock and the promotion of Kristoffer Turner, we are investing to enhance a world-class executive team,” said Garrett Silver, … More

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SAP appoints Julia White and Scott Russell to the Executive Board

SAP announced that the Supervisory Board appointed Julia White and Scott Russell to the Executive Board. White will take a new Executive Board role as chief marketing and solutions officer. Russell will head SAP’s Customer Success organization. He will succeed Adaire Fox-Martin, who has informed the Supervisory Board that she will depart the company at the end of the month. “We are very pleased to have both Julia and Scott join the Executive Board to … More

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Options names Kieran Northime VP of Software Development

Options has announced former NYSE Euronext executive, Kieran Northime as VP of Software Development. Kieran joins Options with three decades of experience across infrastructure, market data and software development, following roles with Wombat Financial Software, Lehman Brothers, Misys (now Finastra), and at NYSE Euronext, where he was VP of Technology, Exchange Solutions. Prior to Options, Kieran most recently founded bespoke systems solution company, Black Eye Technology. He has experience working with a wide range of … More

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Raymond Brancato joins Tufin as Chief Revenue Officer

Tufin announced that Raymond Brancato has been appointed Chief Revenue Officer, reporting directly to CEO and co-founder Ruvi Kitov. In his new role, Mr. Brancato will be responsible for building on the company’s momentum by leading Tufin’s sales efforts across all products globally. Tufin’s current SVP of Global Sales, Kevin Maloney, will assist with the transition through the end of March after a tenure of five and a half years, during which time revenues tripled … More

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MetricStream appoints Aravind Varadharajan as Managing Director of Asia Pacific

MetricStream announced Aravind Varadharajan as Managing Director of Asia Pacific based in Singapore. As part of the company’s continued expansion in APAC where organizations are adopting digital services faster than ever before, they named Aravind to lead the entire region covering customer needs to provide comprehensive solutions for Integrated Risk Management. Aravind is a highly seasoned business leader with over 20 years of experience across sales and business management in Japan, ASEAN and global markets … More

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Port53 launches SOC-as-a-Service, offering 24/7 monitoring, detection, and response

Port53 Technologies announced the launch of their new SOC-as-a-Service, offering 24/7 monitoring, detection, and response. As organizations face advanced security challenges amidst an ongoing pandemic and accelerated adoption of cloud computing, it is becoming essential to deploy a good security operations center. However, building a next-generation SOC can be too complex, expensive, and inaccessible for small and mid-sized businesses and enterprises. Port53 harnesses the power of Cisco SecureX to provide a completely unique SOC-as-a-Service offering … More

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Baffle DPS on AWS simplifies tokenization and encryption of data stored in Amazon RDS

Baffle announced that its Data Protection Services (DPS) on AWS dramatically simplifies tokenization and encryption of data stored in Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) environments without any application code modifications while supporting a Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) or Hold Your Own Key (HYOK) model. Enterprises continue to race to the cloud and other modern platforms, but legacy encryption approaches that were not designed for the cloud continue to stumble and expose data. Cloud … More

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Prosperoware adds data protection features for Office 365, supports Azure for storage

Prosperoware announces data protection features for Office 365 including OneDrive, SharePoint Online, Teams, and support Azure for storage location as part of its CAM platform. CAM is an enterprise digital transformation and governance platform for collaboration systems, designed to improve adoption, enhance processes around management of office documents for projects or engagements, and reduce risks related to privacy & cybersecurity. Faced with increasing data loss concerns and regulatory oversight, organizations are looking for improved capabilities … More

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ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage appliances: Increasing overall size of a full backup in single system

ExaGrid announced its new line of Tiered Backup Storage appliances, which increases the overall size of a full backup in single system. The new line continues ExaGrid’s unique scale-out approach to backup storage architecture, allowing customers to mix and match appliances of any size or age into a single scale-out system, so that customers can grow their systems as their data grows. The new appliances are available immediately. ExaGrid’s seven new appliance models are the … More

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Dynatrace Application Security Module directly linked to Snyk Intel to ease developer remediation

Dynatrace announced that its Application Security Module now directly links the vulnerabilities it identifies in real time in production and pre-production environments to the Snyk Intel database of open source vulnerabilities to facilitate faster and easier remediation by developers. Dynatrace Application Security, the newest module in Dynatrace’s all-in-one Software Intelligence Platform, is optimized for Kubernetes architectures and DevSecOps approaches. With always-on runtime application security analysis and automatic AI data-flow-analysis, Dynatrace provides risk-weighted prioritization of vulnerabilities, … More

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D-Link announces official implementation of the IEC 62443-4-1 industry security standard certification

D-Link announced their official implementation of the IEC 62443-4-1 industry security standard, which was certified by internationally recognized certification organization TÜV NORD. From design and development to testing and implementation, D-Link develops all products with strict security processes integrated into the product life cycle. In order to further enhance product security, D-Link has adopted the IEC 62443-4-1 standard, Product Security Development Life-Cycle Requirements, which specifies process requirements for the secure development of products used in … More

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Greg Brown joins Udemy as president

Udemy announced that Greg Brown has joined the company as president. Brown brings over 20 years of executive experience leading high-growth and mission-driven technology companies and joins Udemy to help thousands of global customers achieve better business outcomes and drive innovation through learning. “We are excited to welcome Greg to Udemy during this important growth stage for the company,” said Gregg Coccari, CEO of Udemy. “As our business continues to accelerate around the world, Greg’s … More

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Very Good Security appoints Paul Machle as Chief Financial Officer

Very Good Security (VGS) announced the hire of Paul Machle as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The finance veteran joins VGS on the heels of a monumental year for the company as it secured $60 million in new funding and more than doubled its customer base. VGS’ Zero Data approach to security and compliance eliminates organizations’ need to store sensitive information within their own systems. The company serves as a custodian for any type of sensitive … More

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Hoplite Technology Anti-Phishing Bot: Protecting everyday users against phishing attacks

With an inherent emphasis in “privacy-by-default”, Hoplite Technology announced the new launch of a free anti-phishing solution named Anti-Phishing Bot (APBot) to protect everyday users against phishing attacks. A phishing email is a form of cyberattacks where cybercriminals impersonate a trusted party to gain access to sensitive information. Due to the lack of ways to verify the identity of the senders, everyday users without technical trainings will often find it difficult to distinguish a phishing … More

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Ring launches video End-to-End Encryption for compatible Ring Doorbells and Cams

Ring announced the launch of video End-to-End Encryption for compatible Ring Doorbells and Cams, providing an advanced, opt-in security feature for customers who want to add an additional layer of security to their videos. Ring is the first major smart home security provider to offer customers this advanced security option. The feature began rolling out to customers today as a technical preview and Ring is soliciting feedback from its customers on their experience with the … More

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Twenty20 Solutions’ enhanced AI technology drives visibility, security and automation

Twenty20 Solutions announces its launch of enhanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology with advanced visual detection and classification capabilities designed to maximize operational efficiency for its customers. In addition, the company unveiled an expanded technology roadmap that includes new AI-enabled analytics to drive higher levels of visibility, security and automation. “Developing AI-enabled technology that helps customers automate their day-to-day on-site activities and keep their assets, people and businesses safe and compliant is our company’s main focus,” … More

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Oracle APEX low-code application development platform now available as a standalone OCI service

Oracle is making its APEX low-code development platform available as a managed cloud service that developers can use to build data-driven enterprise applications quickly and easily. Oracle APEX Application Development expands on two decades of APEX functionality already used by 500,000 developers as an easy-to-use, browser-based service for creating modern Web and mobile apps. While the original APEX platform was only available as part of the Oracle Database, APEX Application Development is available as a … More

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Skyworks Solutions ships its high efficiency small cell PA with a bandwidth of 200 MHz at +28 dBm

Skyworks Solutions announced a significant milestone with the shipment of over 1 million of its SKY66318-21 power amplifier (PA), the industry’s first high efficiency small cell PA with a bandwidth of 200 MHz at +28 dBm. This achievement highlights Skyworks accelerating the adoption of 5G by enabling enhanced 5G connections and powering more efficient range extension for small cells. To demonstrate the benefits of this exciting new technology, Skyworks also collaborated with Xilinx, Inc. to … More

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