Just one day after acquiring Pivotal Labs, the big data service provider, EMC Corp. has expanded its cloud services portfolio by adding three new solutions to help the company’s IT customers deliver IT as a Service (ITaaS) more quickly to their business end-users.
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Big news today from SolarWinds, the IT management software provider that recently acquired the patch management software provider EminentWare and added new features to its server and application monitoring solution. SolarWinds has now upgraded another one of its IT management solutions — the SolarWinds Storage Manager — to include support for Dell Compellent.
Quest Software, the IT management solution provider, has upgraded its Foglight Network Management System (NMS) to include support for a VoIP service from Avaya, the Unified Communications (UC) provider that recently acquired RADVISION.
StorageCraft, the data backup and disaster recovery software provider for servers, desktops and laptops, has set its sights on pursuing new managed services provider (MSP) partners in 2012. To that end, the software provider has develop a new pricing plan specifically designed for MSPs to better afford ShadowProtect, the company’s signature data protection solution for servers, desktops, operating systems and applications.
Alert Logic, the security as a service software provider for the cloud, has released two new security software solutions as an added layer of network protection, particularly for its end-user business customers currently using the Amazon EC2 cloud environment. The development comes as Alert Logic tries to capitalize on the findings of its most recent cloud security services report, which found that cloud environments pose a lower security risk than on-premise solutions.
The managed security services provider StillSecure has partnered witht PeakColo, an enterprise-level cloud services provider, to offer PeakColo customers managed security services in their own cloud environments.
Less than a month after making some major upgrades to its IT performance suite for its enterprise business customers at the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Global Parter Conference (GPC) in Las Vegas, HP Software has released new application transformation solutions to help enterprises create a better user experience for their end-users.
ViaWest, the cloud and managed services provider, has promoted Jason Carolan (pictured) into the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) post. In the newly-created role, Carolan will be responsible for developing a strategic direction for all of the MSP’s products and technology initiatives.
Need further proof that the cloud is everywhere? It even has a place on the Formula One racing circuit. That’s right. Internap Network Services, the IT infrastructure services provider, has inked a deal with Sahara Force India, an upstart Formula One racing team, that makes the IT provider the official supplier of web hosting and content delivery network services for the team’s official website. The deal comes on the heals of Internap’s purchase of Voxel Holdings, a cloud services provider (CSP), for roughly $30 million.