Endace Releases New Packet Capture Appliance For Branch Offices

Endace, which makes packet capture appliances for network forensics, troubleshooting, security, and performance monitoring, has released a new box for branch offices. The EP-124 Network Analytics Platform is a 1RU appliance with four 1/10GbE links or one 40GbE link. It Continue reading Endace Releases New Packet Capture Appliance For Branch Offices

How VMware’s vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

VMware’s vSAN (virtual SAN) architecture is designed to be a significant step into software-defined-computing, where the vSAN component is responsible for providing software-defined storage. Previously, systems architecture was one server containing its own compute, operating system, networking and storage. Virtualization Continue reading How VMware’s vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

Review: VMware’s vSAN 6.6 | Network World

VMware has been shipping its vSAN (virtual storage area network) software for years, and the latest version ups the ante with improved hyper-convergence functionality and in-place encryption. What vSAN does is access available storage in physical servers and create a Continue reading Review: VMware’s vSAN 6.6 | Network World

Enterprise endpoint protection failures will continue until accountability increases

There is a great need for sweeping changes, more so than most know. The Cyber War continues to heat up and no enterprise is left on the sideline. Smaller business are being left for dead, successful ransomware attacks are driving Continue reading Enterprise endpoint protection failures will continue until accountability increases

Microsoft acquires Avere Systems in boost to hybrid cloud portfolio

Add to favorites NFS and SMB file-based storage provider for Linux and Windows clients running in the cloud, hybrid and on-premises will be joining Microsoft’s ranks. Microsoft is acquiring Avere Systems, boosting its hybrid cloud storage portfolio and potentially its Continue reading Microsoft acquires Avere Systems in boost to hybrid cloud portfolio

How 3 innovative products approach network security

A few years ago, almost all enterprise cyber security products were centered within the network security category. Protecting the backend servers that ran organizations was everything. Even today, with an increased focus on cloud, virtualization and enterprise-level endpoint security, protecting Continue reading How 3 innovative products approach network security

101 Reasons Why You Need To Embrace Live Chat

Check out this Website Builder infographic to uncover the full potential of live chat and find out why you should embrace it as soon as possible! Source: Website Builder

Some Funny Facts About Merry Christmas and New Year

This infographic by Everdata tells some interesting facts about Christmas and New Year’s Day. For example: Do you know when Christmas was observed for the very first time? Or – who started the celebration of Christmas as the birthday of Continue reading Some Funny Facts About Merry Christmas and New Year

Tech predictions for 2018: Data center trends to watch for

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Another year gone by, which means another batch of predictions for the future. As is always the case, I own up to my misfires by leading off with the predictions I made Continue reading Tech predictions for 2018: Data center trends to watch for

Can IoT help make the enterprise more secure?

It’s no secret that the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) presents massive new security challenges. Heck, I’ve written about the issue here more than once. But one company claims that enterprise IoT also shows promise for addressing key Continue reading Can IoT help make the enterprise more secure?