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May 17, 2019 No Comments



Expereo named Best Global WAN Provider of 2019 by the Carrier Community

May 16, 2019 No Comments

Presented by the Carrier Community, Expereo has won the award for Best Global WAN Provider of 2019, as well as Best Global Network Provider. More than 500 guests attended the prestigious CC Global Awards event on 14thMay, in Berlin, to celebrate innovation among telecom delegates from around the globe. Expereo, a leading supplier of managed network solutions, was recognised for their expansive SD-WAN portfolio and multiple best-practice use cases of the solution, judged by an independent panel of 13 industry analysts and experts.



May 15, 2019 No Comments

Enterprise Channel Management leader Zift Solutions has launched a new strategic partner program: Zift Zone. Zift Zone is a marketplace connecting Zift customers to its growing ecosystem of trusted and certified agencies, applications, and service providers, all of whom drive channel success. “Zift Solutions is proud to partner with select agencies, technology vendors, and service providers who believe in our vision of end-to-end Enterprise Channel Management and can expand the reach, capacity, and revenue of our customer base,” said Gordon Rapkin, CEO of Zift Solutions.


Major Industry Analyst Firms Cite Io-Tahoe as a Leader in Smart Data Discovery

May 13, 2019 No Comments

Io-Tahoe, a pioneerin Smart Data Discovery and AI-Driven Data Catalog products, in its efforts to continue to transform the data discovery market, has been named by a major industry analyst firm as a leader and innovator in the discovery of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and other sensitive data in motion.


Instaclustr Certifies Apache Cassandra for Enterprise-Grade and Production-Ready Deployments

May 9, 2019 No Comments

Instaclustr, the leading provider of fully managed solutions for scalable open source technologies, today announced the release of its certification program for open source technologies. Following a certification process across several critical variables, enterprises can build applications with even greater confidence – leveraging Instaclustr’s expertise and management supporting 100% open source deployments of technologies including Apache Cassandra, that are fully scalable, performant, optimized, and secure.


NeuVector Announces New Container Risk Reports for Vulnerability Exploits, External Attacks, and East-West Connections

May 7, 2019 No Comments

NeuVector, the leader in container network security, today announced new capabilities to help container security teams better assess the security posture of their deployed services in production. New dashboard widgets and downloadable reports provide security risk scores for the most critical run-time attack risks: network-based attacks and vulnerability exploits in containers. Specifically, NeuVector now delivers an intelligent assessment of the risk of east-west attacks, ingress and egress connections, and damaging vulnerability exploits.


Independent Study shows Io-Tahoe delivers projected 523% ROI and total benefits of $17 Million over three years to Multinational Fortune 500 Corporation from Smart Data Discovery investment

April 23, 2019 No Comments

Io-Tahoe, a pioneer in Smart Data Discovery and AI-Driven Data Catalog products, in its efforts to continue to transform the data discovery market, today announced the results of a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) framework, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, of an Io-Tahoe implementation at a multinational corporation. Forrester’s analysis, based on the costs and benefits found in the first full year of use, and then modeled out in years two and three, found the corporation will experience benefits of $17 million USD and an ROI of 523%.


Technology heavyweights Cisco and Microsoft to headline UC EXPO 2019

April 3, 2019 No Comments

With a look towards the future of cloud communications and contact centre technology, Amy Chang, Vice President of Collaboration Technology Group, Cisco will be kicking off the two-day event. During her opening keynote, Amy will take to the stage giving attendees a look into the rise of AL and ML in business communication and collaboration, sharing what’s next for this technology.


Io-Tahoe Leads Industry Movement Towards Continuous Automated Governance with the Detection of PII and Sensitive Data in Motion

March 19, 2019 No Comments

Io-Tahoe, a pioneer in Smart Data Discovery and AI-Driven Data Catalog products, in its efforts to continue to transform the data discovery market, today announced it has released the latest version of its Smart Data Discovery platform – Smart Streaming Discovery – with the ability to perform real-time data discovery on a wide range of streaming data. The capability, believed to be the first of its kind, allows Io-Tahoe’s customers to discover PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and other sensitive data “in motion,” enabling continuous automated data governance and regulatory compliance.


Io-Tahoe files patent applications for its Smart Data Discovery and AI-Driven Data Catalog solution

February 27, 2019 No Comments

NEW YORK, February 27, 2017 – Io-Tahoe, a pioneer in Smart Data Discovery and AI-Driven Data Catalog products, in its efforts to continue to transform the data discovery market, today announced it has recently filed three patent applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent filings cover the generation of data signatures that accurately describe data in a human friendly form using advanced NLP (Natural Language Processing) techniques.


STEALTHbits mitigates new Microsoft Exchange Server Vuln that gives any user Domain Admin privileges

February 9, 2019 No Comments

Darin Pendergraft, VP of Product Marketing with STEALTHbits Technologies, said: “Attackers have figured out a way to trick Microsoft Exchange into sending its login information. If an attacker sends a specific type of command, the Exchange server responds with its login. The attacker records and then forwards that login to the Active Directory system. Active Directory then thinks the attacker is the Exchange server, which has a lot of powerful privileges on the system.


January 22, 2019 No Comments

“The problems are growing as the shutdown continues.” Accelerates Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing IIoT Initiatives on Azure with Microsoft Co-Sell Ready Status

December 13, 2018 No Comments, developer of CrateDB, a leading SQL data platform for real-time machine data and IoT applications, today announced it has earned Co-Sell Ready Status through the Microsoft One Commercial Partner (OCP) Program for its CrateDB Cloud for Azure IoT Solution. Named a “Cloud Enabler” in Microsoft’s 2017 Berlin Growth Accelerator, now gains access into Microsoft’s network of reseller and channel partners for amplified opportunities and integration with targeted customers worldwide.


Instaclustr Makes Three Open Source Projects Available, Including a Kubernetes Operator for Apache Cassandra

December 12, 2018 No Comments

Instaclustr, the leading provider of completely managed solutions for scalable open source technologies, today announced the availability of three open source projects purpose-built to expand developers’ capabilities using Apache Cassandra and address pain points. These projects include an open source Cassandra operator for more seamlessly running and operating Cassandra within Kubernetes, and open source LDAP and Kerberos authenticator plug-ins for Cassandra.

OpenLegacy Raises $30 Million from Worldwide Strategic & Financial Investors

November 30, 2018 No Comments

OpenLegacy is mission critical for organizations with complex legacy environments, as experienced by its global tier 1 customers. It helps organizations quickly launch digital innovations by automating and standardizing the process of creating digital services using microservices-based APIs. With OpenLegacy, legacy systems can be integrated, leveraged, and extended in a fraction of the time compared to other solutions, all without changing the underlying systems.


3 Things to Think About When Choosing the Right Hosted VoIP communications Provider

November 20, 2018 No Comments

Finding the right provider is key since deployment and research can take months. To avoid any IT disasters and start a contract with the wrong provider, be sure to think about these 3 hot button issues before picking your new provider.

Corero, Juniper Networks Bring 10Tb DDoS Protection to Service Provider Edge Networks

October 11, 2018 No Comments

Corero Network Security and Juniper Networks have entered a global partnership agreement enabling Juniper and qualified channel partners to sell Corero’s SmartWall DDoS protection software products and services in conjunction with Juniper Networks® MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platform. The move enables the companies to substantially boost carrier network protections against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.


Facebook security breach affects 50 million accounts

October 1, 2018 No Comments

Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday that hackers were able to steal digital login codes which allowed them to take over nearly 50 million user accounts.

NeuVector and Alibaba Cloud Announce Partnership to Secure Kubernetes Containers

September 24, 2018 No Comments

NeuVector, the leader in Kubernetes security delivering the first and only multi-vector container firewall, and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced a new partnership to strengthen Kubernetes security for enterprise customers. Alibaba Cloud has recently launched its Container Service for Kubernetes to help users deploy containers more easily and securely, and the service is now utilizing NeuVector’s technology to provide specialized security for Kubernetes containers.


Opengear Releases NetOps Automation Platform to Deliver Vendor-Neutral Network Provisioning, Remote Configuration, and Out-of-Band Access

September 12, 2018 No Comments

Opengear (, a leading provider of solutions that deliver secure, resilient network access and automation to critical IT infrastructure, today announced the general availability of the Opengear NetOps Automation platform. Today’s release provides enterprises with a complete and centralized management solution for achieving vendor-neutral automation of NetOps workflows.

SITE123 – By Far the Easiest Free Website Builder!

August 22, 2018 No Comments

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August 20, 2018 No Comments

The latest version of the groundbreaking forensic software STRmix™ will be launched today following a full year of development and testing. STRmix™ is used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously considered too complex to interpret.


Instaclustr Announces $15 Million Growth Equity Investment from Level Equity

August 16, 2018 No Comments

Palo Alto, California – August 16, 2018 – Instaclustr, the leading provider of completely managed solutions for scalable open source technologies, today announced it has raised $15 million from Level Equity, the New York City-based private investment firm. The funding provides Instaclustr with capital to accelerate expansion of its managed platform of core open source technologies. Instaclustr – now serving more than 100 customers from various industries – will double its headcount over the next year. Instaclustr’s revenues have grown 300% over the last 24 months and this pace is expected to continue.


Promapp Expands U.S. Presence with New Austin Office New Location Will Support Heightened Interest in Promapp’s BPM Software

July 12, 2018 No Comments

New Zealand’s Promapp Solutions – an industry-leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software for creating and managing business processes online – is expanding its U.S. presence, opening its second U.S. office in Austin, Texas.



July 11, 2018 No Comments

Veteran technology leader Martin Riegel has been named Chief Executive Officer of STRmix™ Ltd., the newly formed subsidiary of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR). STRmix™ Ltd. was founded to better serve international customers of STRmix™, the sophisticated forensic software used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously thought to be too complex to interpret.


OneSpan Brings Banks FIDO-Compliant Biometric Authentication With Nok Nok Labs Partnership

July 2, 2018 No Comments

OneSpan, which provides digital identity security, transaction security and business productivity to many of the world’s largest banks, is partnering with authentication innovators Nok Nok Labs to offer end-to-end FIDO-compliant solutions that meet UAF and U2F standards.


The London Protocol Takes Action to Improve Identity Assurance for SSL/TLS Certificates

June 28, 2018 No Comments

You can’t ignore the data. It points to a surge in phishing attacks on websites that lack a confirmed identity. These phishing attacks originate from anonymous, lookalike websites that often use brand names in their encrypted URLs to trick the user community. The salient point is that anonymity gives bad actors the cover they need to carry out nefarious online activity. The lack of any identifying information on a website makes it impossible to track the nefarious activity back to the perpetrator.



June 25, 2018 No Comments

Download this report to read the key findings of the Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report, 2018 and learn about the implications of the cloud-enabled workplace has on cybersecurity priorities.

Promapp Launches New Onboarding and Training Software

June 8, 2018 No Comments

Promapp Solutions – a leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software – is launching an onboarding and training solution. The new solution uses role-based process information that is already contained in Promapp’s BPM software to automate the creation of onboarding plans for each new staff position within an organization.


Small Business Network Setup: Everything You Need to Know

June 8, 2018 No Comments

Running a small business requires wearing different hats. And while it’s easy to assign most of your IT needs to the tech guys, it helps to know a bit about small business computer networking. Here’s what you need to know about your small business network setup. If your business is expanding, you’ll likely need to invest in improving your small business network setup.