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Microsoft Azure Marketplace Adds Archive360 FastCollect

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Archive360, the world's leader in intelligent information management that drives down the cost, risk and uncertainty of digital transformation to the cloud, today announced its FastCollect data migration solution has been added to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

The Microsoft Azure Marketplace describes FastCollect from Archive360 as "a powerful data onboarding platform that is based on a legally compliant data validation engine. Onboard 80+ data types to Azure at high speed while maintaining 100% data fidelity and chain of custody. Meets all required compliance regulations."  

"To be included in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace is indeed a seal of approval for FastCollect of which we are quite proud," said Bill Tolson, Vice President of Marketing, Archive360. "Migrating large data sets from disparate data silos to Office 365 and Azure can be an expensive, time consuming, and complex task. FastCollect takes the risk out of data migration to the Microsoft Cloud by providing 80 plus connectors for migrating a huge variety of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. FastCollect provides for the fast, secure and trouble-free movement of data from on premise and cloud repositories to the Microsoft Cloud in a legally defensible and regulations compliant manner."

 

Atmosera Introduces Three-Tier Azure Management Suite for the Enterprise

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Atmosera, a premier Tier-I Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), today announced the company's Three Tier Azure Management Suite to strategically align Atmosera managed service levels with business objectives, expertise, and their existing IT investment. A leading provider for the cloud enablement of business applications, Atmosera now provides co-managed and self-managed Azure solutions in addition to its fully managed solution suite. Atmosera provides these options via a customer's existing Enterprise Agreement (EA) or via the Atmosera CSP licensing format. 

The new portfolio offers customers diversity of choice for the oversight and management of compute, storage, networking, security, support, and engineering relative to a wide range of cloud-based IT solutions powered by Azure.

According to Synergy Research Group, spending on cloud infrastructure services in the last quarter of 2017 jumped 46 percent, comfortably beating the growth rates achieved in the previous three quarters. Microsoft led the pack in terms of cloud growth. For its quarter ending Dec. 31, 2017, Microsoft reported revenues from Azure increased 98 percent.

 

PagerDuty Helps Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio Customers Manage Incidents in Real Time and Migrate Confidently to the Cloud

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PagerDuty, a global leader in digital operations management, announced integration of PagerDuty's real-time operations management platform with Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio Team Services, Azure's integrated suite of DevOps services. These integrations enable Microsoft's enterprise customers to manage incidents in real time, helping minimize business disruption, migrate confidently to the cloud and bridge the gap between development and operations teams. Today, hundreds of companies and their DevOps teams are already using PagerDuty with Azure to automatically monitor their cloud services' health and quickly respond to incidents.

"PagerDuty gives Microsoft customers a best-in-class platform to automatically manage incidents and orchestrate action," said Jukka Alanen, senior vice president of business development and corporate strategy at PagerDuty. "In today's environment, the price businesses pay for failing to deliver a great customer experience is extremely costly, resulting in lost revenue, customer churn and compromised brand value. With PagerDuty, Azure and Visual Studio Team Services customers can quickly address critical issues that arise throughout the software delivery lifecycle while improving productivity of their DevOps teams."

Bitnami Stacksmith Automates Migration of Traditional Applications to Microsoft Azure and Azure Kubernetes Service

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Bitnami announced the addition of Azure support to Bitnami Stacksmith, an enterprise tool that automates the migration of traditional applications to cloud platforms.

Launched in February of 2018, Bitnami Stacksmith is an enterprise tool that simplifies the migration of traditional enterprise applications from the datacenter to the cloud. Stacksmith takes a running application in the datacenter, repackages and optimizes it for cloud deployment, and delivers everything needed to successfully deploy it to a container or cloud platform. Stacksmith then continuously monitors the replatformed application for updates and patches, providing an easy way for companies to keep applications up-to- date and secure.

Zerto Announces Cross-Selling Agreement with Microsoft, Delivers Advanced Multi-Cloud Resilience

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Zerto, an industry leader for IT resilience, announced today it now has a cross-selling agreement with Microsoft, meaning Zerto sales teams and channel partners are incentivized to co-sell and cross-sell Zerto's IT Resilience Platform and Microsoft Azure, aligning its enterprise sales motion with Microsoft sales teams.

Enterprise customers quickly realize significant savings with Zerto and Azure by eliminating redundant recovery datacenters and hardware and automating their full environment recovery. With Zerto, Microsoft customers also benefit from a simple and quick way to adopt Azure and utilize their existing Microsoft Enterprise Agreements.

"Due to this new, symbiotic business relationship with Microsoft, we are now able to package Zerto and Microsoft Azure with combined services and support as a co-selling opportunity that will improve profits and cash flow for channel partners," said Peter Kerr, director of Global Alliances, Zerto. "Microsoft's partners in the channel can now more easily benefit from Zerto's technology and support, while Zerto's channel partners benefit from easier access to Microsoft's ecosystem, Azure technology and support."

Liquidware Unchains Enterprises from On-Prem to DaaS

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Liquidware, the leading third party provider of platform-agnostic end-user computing solutions, today announced the release of v6.7.6 of ProfileUnity, its User Environment Management (UEM) solution. This latest version breaks new ground with its universal object-based cloud storage for Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.  Liquidware is now the only company capable of moving a user profile from Microsoft Windows to object-based cloud storage, or multiple clouds, without the use of a Server Message Block (SMB). 

The new functionality enables organizations, agencies, and enterprises to fully leverage the cloud in their end user computing strategies, reducing the reliance on costly, complex, and commodity based legacy storage solutions.  

CloudHealth Technologies Announces Support for Microsoft Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances

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CloudHealth Technologies today announced that the robust Reserved Instance (RI) management capabilities of its cloud management platform now extend to Microsoft Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances. As a result, Azure customers can use the platform to reduce costs, save time and improve budgeting and forecasting over the full RI lifecycle.

"As companies increasingly rely on CloudHealth for RI lifecycle management, we are excited to extend our RI capabilities to Microsoft Azure customers," said John Purcell, VP of Products for CloudHealth Technologies. "Further, the new Azure reservation support allows CloudHealth customers to quickly identify reservation purchase opportunities and take full advantage of the cost savings from Microsoft."

The CloudHealth platform offers several key features for managing Azure RIs:

New Kaspersky Lab Solution for Hybrid Cloud Security Management

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To support companies moving to a cloud architecture, today, Kaspersky Lab has launched its new Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security offering, expanding the company's virtualization and cloud security portfolio. The new solution is the next generation of hybrid cloud protection for businesses of all sizes, integrated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

Organizations that struggle to deal with the speed of business process automation and growth of corporate data are turning to the hybrid cloud to expand their infrastructure. At the same time, more than half (59%) of businesses feel they cannot fully trust its data to cloud services because it could introduce new risks to their IT security. Their concerns are authentic with the lack of visibility in hybrid cloud ecosystems today - making them even more vulnerable to cyberattacks.

 

Pulse Secure Launches vADC Products for Microsoft Azure

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Pulse Secure announced that its virtual Application Delivery Controller (vADC) products are now available at the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Pulse Secure's vADC platform provides scalability, resiliency and a highly secure user experience for Azure applications whether deployed in a datacenter, Azure public cloud or hybrid environments.  

Just months following the vADC acquisition, this development demonstrates momentum and Pulse Secure's commitment to providing customers with flexible deployment options and accelerating cloud adoption with Azure, while leveraging existing IT investments. 

"Pulse Secure is proud to continue our momentum and execute on our cloud strategy. Our Microsoft Azure offering allows deployment flexibility and enables faster cloud adoption for enterprises seeking to deliver mission-critical applications in Azure's highly secure and reliable public cloud. Because our innovative vADC platform was ‘born virtual,' we future-proof best-in-class cloud application deployments," said Marion Smith, VP and GM, vADC Business Unit at Pulse Secure.

FileCloud Adds GDPR Support for its EFSS Platform on Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure

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FileCloud, a cloud-agnostic Enterprise File Sharing and Sync platform, today announced GDPR compliance support across Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. With GDPR regulations set to be imposed on May 25, FileCloud empowers large organizations with an international presence to choose where to host their data.

By enabling organizations to seamlessly integrate leading cloud offerings such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure into FileCloud, and adding a secure, collaborative layer, FileCloud solves the compliance piece of the puzzle that has eluded standardized SaaS solutions.

"No other enterprise file sharing platform on Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure offers similar breadth of features to support GDPR," said Madhan Kanagavel, CEO and co-founder, FileCloud. "FileCloud offers incomparable levels of flexibility and compliance so organizations can choose their vendors and methods of infrastructure support for their unique data."