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Liquidware Outpaces Industry in Workspace Management

Liquidware, the leader in adaptive workspace management, today announced that as desktops increasingly move to the cloud, fueling cloud migration as they do so, more and more partners are using Liquidware workspace management solutions to move their customers to Amazon WorkSpaces, Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), Nutanix Xi Frame, Citrix, and VMware cloud-based desktops. This momentum is poised to increase exponentially on the back of the pending release of Microsoft WVD. Liquidware will exhibit its offerings at Citrix Summit 2019, taking place Jan. 7-9, 2019 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. (Liquidware booth #400).

A 10-year Citrix Ready veteran, Liquidware will demonstrate how its ProfileUnity, FlexApp and Stratusphere UX products are leveraging partnerships with Citrix, Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop, Nutanix, Amazon WorkSpaces, and more, to lead the charge as desktops continue migrating to the cloud.
 

Liberty Center One Announces New Cloud Offerings and Updated Website

Liberty Center One, a leading provider of IT delivery infrastructure, today completed a redesign of its website. Intended to help prospective clients more easily understand and browse through Liberty Center One's offerings, the redesign also promotes several new cloud offerings. These include infrastructure-as-a-service, virtual disaster recovery, data-storage-as-a-service, backup-as-a-service.

One Cloud Services, Liberty's cloud offers robust cloud architecture to handle a range of workloads. Desktop-as-a-service lets clients utilize a Citrix-powered cloud desktop.

"At Liberty Center One, we're always looking for ways we might better serve our clients," said Tim Mullahy LCO's Managing Director. "In the last 18 months, we've managed to significantly expand both our offerings and our geographic coverage while building out the level and quality of service we're able to provide."

SnapLogic Named a Leader in Strategic iPaaS and Hybrid Integration Platforms by Independent Research Firm

SnapLogic, provider of the #1 intelligent integration platform, today announced that Forrester Research has named it a Leader in "The Forrester Wave: Strategic iPaaS and Hybrid Integration Platforms, Q1 2019." The independent technology and market research firm analyzed 15 top Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) and Hybrid Integration Platform (HIP) providers against 25 evaluation criteria before recognizing SnapLogic among the leaders. 

The complete report, including the Forrester Wave graphic, is available for download from the SnapLogic website here. The report aims to help enterprise architecture (EA) professionals make the right choice when selecting an iPaaS/HIP platform as the cornerstone of their digital transformation initiatives.

In its report, Forrester notes: "The strategic iPaaS/HIP market is growing because more EA professionals see strategic iPaaS/HIP as a key element of their digital transformation agility." Forrester adds that "vendors that can make integration easier as well as provide a broad set of integration scenarios position themselves to successfully deliver in any public, private, hybrid, and/or multicloud environment."

SIOS Technology Reveals Cloud Predictions for 2019

SIOS Technology Corp.'s President and CEO Jerry Melnick reveals his top cloud predictions for 2019. The cloud has a rich history of continual improvements, and 2019 will usher in some fairly significant ones that enhance capabilities, simplify operations and reduce costs. Melnick outlines the following five major trends that guide his predictions:

1. Advances in Technology Will Make the Cloud Substantially More Suitable for Critical Applications

With IT staff now becoming more comfortable with the cloud for critical applications, their concerns about security and reliability, especially for five-9's of uptime, have diminished substantially. Initially, organizations will prefer to use whatever high availability failover clustering technology they currently use in their data centers to protect critical applications being migrated to the cloud. This clustering technology will also be adapted and optimized for enhanced operations in the cloud. At the same time, cloud service providers will continue to advance their ability to provide higher service levels, leading to the cloud ultimately becoming the preferred platform for all enterprise applications.

Cybersecurity Practices to Consider in 2019

As the years have gone by, cyber crimes have been on the rise. This has forced businesses to become savvier online and learn about how to protect themselves on the internet. This can seem like an impossible task taking into consideration the lack of monitoring that's present on the internet. However, it is vital that you learn how you can do so If you don't want to have to deal with the chaos that comes along with data breaches and cyber threats. On that note, seeing as a new year has quickly arrived, here are some cybersecurity practices that you can consider trying.

Use a Firewall

A cybersecurity best practice that you should take into consideration is using a firewall if you don't already. If you don't know what a firewall is, on the other hand, it's a program or device that filters information that's coming through the internet connection into your private network. Setting up a firewall can help create a barrier between your data and cybercriminals. In addition to external firewalls, you also have the option of installing internal ones as well as they provide added protection.

In the case that you have any employees working from home, make sure they install a firewall on their network as well. Alternatively, provide software and support for home networks to ensure compliance.

Driving Distracted in the Cloud(s)

Article Written by Avery Phillips

Modern technology has crept into our lives and become essential in so many ways. We are able to reach our children whenever we need to, can take quality photos at the click of a button, navigate to and from various destinations in an unfamiliar place, and text our friends about lunch plans all on one device. What's not to love? 

Although there are certainly oodles of benefits associated with our smart devices, we humans seem to have a difficult time discerning when these benefits are best put to use - especially when it comes to our devices and driving. Sure, smartphone apps including navigation features have revolutionized the ways in which we are able to get around in a new or unfamiliar area, and apps designed to help us find carpooling and/or taxi services have made our short commutes distinctively easier. But at what cost? 

Driving distractions associated with smart devices are skyrocketing, begging the question, why are we paying more attention to our devices than our fellow humans? Can technological advances, namely the development of driverless cars, help us kick back our distracted driving problems?

What Companies are Doing to Keep Their Data Safe



Article Written by Avery Phillips

A strong lock on the door used to be adequate to keep a company's records safe. Not anymore! Now, with so much information being kept on computers, mobile devices and stored in the cloud, the job of keeping data safe in a corporate environment is more complicated than ever. 

Cyberattacks are on the news frequently, and hackers are a real threat to every company with online access. You have a responsibility to your customers to keep their data safe, but you also store sensitive information about your employees. That too is in danger of being stolen and used for identity theft or worse. 

As a corporate executive, it is your job to put into place all the security measures necessary to keep the company data safe. Some of the policies may not be popular with employees, but it will help to keep you and them safe from thieves and cybercriminals.

Take This Quick 2 Minute Survey From Vembu Before the End of the Year!

As 2018 comes to a close, the team at Vembu is looking for your help as they continue to push forward and improve their product experience and enhance customer satisfaction. 

Before the end of this year, please take two minutes of your time to answer a few simple questions in their end of year survey and help the team out with your thoughts and expertise.

Fill out the quick survey because Vembu is going to be giving away $20 Amazon gift cards to 5 lucky people who participate.

 

 

Exabeam and SentinelOne Partner to Detect and Stop Advanced Threats

Exabeam and SentinelOne today announced a strategic partnership and the integration of the Exabeam Security Management Platform and SentinelOne automous endpoint protection console. Customers will be able to rapidly detect and automatically respond to threats across all endpoints with the new joint solution. 

Joint customers will be able to ingest threat and incident data directly from SentinelOne into the Exabeam Security Management Platform to baseline normal behavior. Through this, customers can combine that data with data from other IT and security solutions to provide security analysts with greater visibility against advanced attacks.

Additionally, Exabeam can trigger automated incident response for compromised endpoints using the Sentinel One API. By gathering all related events into Exabeam Smart Timelines, analysts can automatically reconstruct the events underlying security incidents. The Exabeam Security Management Platform automatically identifies risky, anomalous device activity that may be indicative of a security incident or compromise. Customers can then automatically respond to the incident directly from the Exabeam UI: changing user passwords, sending email verifications, restarting and scanning hosts, getting device and/or user information, and enabling or disabling two-factor authentication. They can also generate and list reports, list processes, get files and list applications on a host.
 

Innovator of High-Performance Computing, Kove IO, Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Web Services

Award winning innovator Kove IO, Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). The lawsuit challenges foundational aspects of AWS's cloud-based products and services, including how data is efficiently and scalably stored and retrieved.

The patents asserted by Kove cover technology that enables the modern cloud. Kove's inventors developed and patented technology that allowed hyperscalable distributed "cloud" storage years before the advent of the cloud. The MIT Technology Review described distributed storage technology based on hash tables as a top 10 emerging technology that will change the world. This was five years after the first of Kove's patent applications covering this very technology.