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Global Cloud Xchange and Alibaba Cloud Join Forces to Bolster Global Digital Economy

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Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to provide direct access to Alibaba Cloud Express Connect via GCX’s CLOUD X Fusion in Singapore, offering enterprise customers robust Cloud solutions to drive new business opportunities. The signing ceremony took place today during the Alibaba Cloud Computing Conference in Nanjing, China.

“As the Cloud revolution continues and innovation becomes even more rapid and breath-taking, we see an exponential growth in connectivity requirements and robust infrastructure especially with the rapidly evolving Internet ecosystem in China,” said Bill Barney, CEO, Reliance Communications and Global Cloud Xchange. “We are pleased to provide Alibaba Cloud with secure, low latency solutions across our global subsea network infrastructure which covers major e-commerce hubs worldwide."
 

Kinetica and Nimbix Team Up to Offer GPU Computing in the Cloud for Enterprise Customers

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Kineticaprovider of the fastest, in-memory database accelerated by GPUs, today announced its real-time analytics and visualization solution is immediately available on the Nimbix Cloud.  Providing instant results and visualized insights across massive streaming datasets, Kinetica on the Nimbix Cloud can be launched in seconds and is the ideal solution for GPU-accelerated analytics.

"Kinetica on the Nimbix Cloud harnesses the power of parallel GPUs to deliver real-time analytics and data written to Kinetica is automatically routed to parallel connections across the cluster," said Amit Vij, cofounder and CEO, Kinetica.  "The full Kinetica stack can be provisioned with a couple of mouse clicks from the Nimbix console or launched and automated with JARVICE's powerful task API."

HotLink and Avnet Partner to Enable Public Cloud Adoption for Corporate IT Data Centers

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HotLink Corporation, the market leader in transformation solutions for hybrid IT, today announced an agreement with Avnet, a leading global technology distributor. The alliance makes HotLink solutions easily accessible to Avnet channel partners in the United States and Canada, as more enterprise customers seek ways to easily, quickly and cost-effectively extend, integrate and unify on-premise computing environments with public cloud resources like Amazon Web Services (AWS). As the only Avnet partner providing native public cloud integration with VMware vCenter management infrastructure, HotLink will enable resellers to deliver holistic management of hybrid cloud production environments as easily as homogenous, on-premise VMware deployments.

Avnet helps partners deliver consumption or subscription model public cloud solutions for their customers with reduced complexity and risk through its Avnet Cloud Marketplace.  Avnet curates the most cutting-edge technologies for its community of value-added resellers (VARs). Avnet partners can now take advantage of the HotLink Cloud-Attach Platform, patented technology that offers seamless interoperability between VMware management infrastructure and public and private cloud resources - without adding operational or integration complexity, or an array of new tools. Avnet will make available HotLink Managed DRaaSä, which extends VMware vCenter to provide disaster recovery and business continuity leveraging AWS and HotLink Cloud Management Expressä for out-of-the-box VMware vCenter integration with AWS and Azure resources.

 

Exciting New Partnership for CloudRecover and Asigra

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Australian hosting provider CloudRecover has teamed up with Asigra, a leading software company with 30 years of experience in data backup and recovery. This new agreement will see the two IT companies working together to provide compelling backup solutions using world-class data centres in Australia.

CloudRecover Backup solution powered by Asigra is now available for existing and new customers

Adding Asigra to the portfolio will add more value for customers and partners that are looking for a secure backup and recovery solution. Organisations demanding flexibility with fast access to data and scalable backup solutions now have access to CloudRecover's enhanced managed service across multiple devices and platforms.

eG Innovations Joins the Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Partner Program

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At VMworld 2016 Europe, eG Innovations, a leading IT performance management software provider, announced that it has joined the Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Partner Program and completed the Nutanix Ready validation for AHV, Hyper-V, and vSphere running on Nutanix.

eG Innovations delivers performance-monitoring solutions for Nutanix cloud-based environments, helping enterprises and service providers monitor their network, server, virtualization, storage and application tiers from a single pane of glass. eG Enterprise offers broad coverage including support for 180+ common applications, 10+ virtualization platforms and 10+ operating systems.

The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform is being used by thousands of customers to run business critical applications and servers. If and when performance issues arise, IT teams often struggle to determine where the problem lies: is it in the network, or the server or the virtualization tier, or storage, or due to the applications? This is where eG Innovations’ technology comes in.

Talligent Partners With Trilio Data to Provide Data Protection Services With Advanced Cloud Management

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Trilio Data
, the creators of the first Data Protection-as-a-Service specification for the OpenStack community, Raksha, and Talligent, providers of cost and capacity management solutions for production-ready OpenStack clouds, have entered into a partnership. Organizations who use both Trilio Data's solutions and Talligent's solutions will have both comprehensive data protection and capabilities to report and bill departments and divisions for their use of data protection services. 

"There's a common misconception that OpenStack does not need comprehensive data protection," said Sanjay Mishra, founder and CEO, Talligent. "In truth, the inherent features in OpenStack warrant a completely new thinking around data protection services. TrilioVault from Trilio Data delivers full capabilities to backup, migrate and restore their OpenStack applications, data and files."

Mirantis Joins Dell Technology Partner Program, Publishes Reference Architecture

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Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, today announced it has become a certified technology partner in Dell's Technology Partner Program. By certifying Mirantis OpenStack on performance-optimized Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell Networking, Mirantis enables customers to quickly deploy a scalable, rack-based OpenStack environment for developing and hosting production cloud-native applications that scale. Using this proven and tested reference architecture and deployment guide as a template, enterprises can reduce expenses in staffing and facilities and accelerate time to production.

Nexenta and Canonical Extend Partnership to Develop, Deliver and Service Joint Software-Defined Storage Solution

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Nexenta, the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu and Ubuntu OpenStack, have today jointly announced an extension of their partnership, creating a joint solution which pairs Nexenta’s award-winning SDS solution with Canonical’s Ubuntu OpenStack platform.

At last year’s OpenStack Summit, the companies announced their strategic alliance to support enterprise OpenStack customers and accelerate mainstream adoption of both software-defined storage and OpenStack technologies. Today, more than half of the world’s OpenStack deployments are built on Ubuntu, and the company has selected Nexenta to help expand its enterprise storage portfolio. Canonical and Nexenta integrated NexentaEdge, which delivers high performance object and block storage services, with Juju, a high-level service model for automating the deployment and management of applications. The joint solution allows Ubuntu customers to leverage NexentaEdge as their choice in storage solutions and provides seamless integration with Canonical OpenStack clouds.

PLUMgrid Partners With NocSys to Offer OpenStack SDN Solutions in China

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PLUMgrid, a leader of secure and scalable SDN and NFV solutions for OpenStack clouds, today entered a global reseller agreement with NocSys, a cloud solutions provider focused on serving enterprises and service providers in China. NocSys will deliver PLUMgrid's SDN and NFV solutions, expanding the company's presence into China's market where its distributed data plane powered by IO Visor is crucial to customers deploying scalable OpenStack clouds. Together, the two firms help customers quickly and efficiently deploy applications and services within the cloud with the highest levels of security, scale, performance, operations monitoring and diagnostics.

CloudLock and FireEye Partner to Deliver Integrated CASB Cloud and On-Premise Security Intelligence

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CloudLock, the leading provider of Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) and Cybersecurity-as-a-Service solutions, and FireEye, Inc., a leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced their technology partnership, integrating CloudLock's Security Fabric with the FireEye Threat Analytics Platform (TAP) to provide security incident visibility and reporting from one platform. CloudLock also announced they have joined the FireEye Cyber Security Coalition to share security knowledge on emerging threats and best practices between the partners.

"In 2015 there was a proliferation of data breaches and inadvertent exposures, affecting organizations across every vertical," said Manolo Gonzalez, Head of Alliance Partner Ecosystem at CloudLock. "We couldn't be more thrilled to join forces with such a highly-respected authority on cyberthreats to address these emerging risks. We look forward to enhancing the impact of our collective cybersecurity expertise for our customers across the globe and expanding our relationship with FireEye in the areas of malware prevention and threat intelligence."