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Performance, security, and availability

The Changing Data Security Landscape

August 7, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Today, data is understood to be the fuel that propels companies’ growth and success. As a result, safeguarding that valuable resource is more important—but also harder—than ever. According to a new “SonicWall Cyber Threat Report” (March 2018), cyberattacks are becoming […]


Performance, security, and availability

Azure SQL Database Business Continuity Enhancements

August 6, 2018

Via: Database Journal

In one of our earlier articles published on this forum, we have presented a range of capabilities that enhance business continuity of Azure SQL Database deployments. That article is, at this point, over a year old, which constitutes a rather […]


Performance, security, and availability

Security Think Tank: Almost all security can be outsourced, but not the risk

August 3, 2018

Via: ComputerWeekly

Almost any critical security control can be outsourced, with a range of services on offer – from low-level, largely commoditised services – such as firewalls, network monitoring and anti-virus management – through to consultancy and bespoke services tailored to a […]


Performance, security, and availability

Spectra7 Launches Eco-Link Initiative to Lower Hyperscale Data Center Carbon Footprint

August 2, 2018

Via: Dataversity

According to a new press release, “Spectra7 Microsystems Inc., a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, today launched its Eco-Link initiative aimed at reducing the carbon emissions in data centers. The Company believes that high-speed […]


Performance, security, and availability

Bromium evolves virtualisation-based security

August 1, 2018

Via: ComputerWeekly

Bromium’s micro-virtualisation technology was originally developed to enable users to open any executable file, document or web page without fear of infecting the host PC or networks, but now the company has turned the concept around. The original technology puts […]


Performance, security, and availability

BetterGrids Releases Intelligent Grid Data Repository

August 1, 2018

Via: Dataversity

According to a recent press release, “BetterGrids announced today that it has released an enhanced version of its Grid Data Repository with advanced new ‘Semantic Search’ features that enable grid researchers to find highly specific grid models for their research […]


Performance, security, and availability

Security Think Tank: A risk-based approach to security outsourcing

July 31, 2018

Via: ComputerWeekly

Let’s start by saying this: All security controls can be outsourced. In fact, many organisations do exactly this, outsourcing the security operations centre (SOC) and all its preventative and detective controls to security management companies. Or, they outsource antivirus and […]


Performance, security, and availability

Security Think Tank: Not all security service providers are created equal

July 30, 2018

Via: ComputerWeekly

Using a service provider does not absolve an enterprise from its responsibilities to the data and systems it must protect. Risks must be continually assessed and security controls put in place to address those risks, whether the controls are delivered […]


Performance, security, and availability

Why You Need Distributed Cloud Databases

July 26, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

A distributed cloud database is a database in which operational data is spread across different physical locations—for example, across different data centers, across hybrid clouds (such as private and/or public clouds), different public cloud regions of a public cloud, or […]


Performance, security, and availability

NETSCOUT Teams Up with IBM for Data-Driven Transformation

July 25, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A new press release reports, “NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., a leading provider of service assurance, security, and business analytics, today announced a collaboration with IBM. Under the agreement, IBM will leverage NETSCOUT’s Smart Data Technologies which includes its Adaptive Service Intelligence […]