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Bi-weekly IT/Computer Networking Industry Updates (8 Oct – 21 Oct, 2012)

Welcome to another edition of bi-weekly IT/Computer Networking industry updates for the period between 8th October and 21st October, 2012. Let us look at some news, products introduced and articles published by the industry, during this period.

#1. About identifying network problems before they happen (From Cisco) – As the network is one of the most important components of the modern workplace, any network outages might be very expensive. In such a scenario, how does one keep the network up, 24 x 7 ? Read more…

#2. Protect your password database by splitting and randomizing passwords across multiple servers (From RSA – EMC) – RSA has developed a security solution that can protect your password database by splitting/randomizing passwords across multiple servers in multiple locations. Unless hackers hack into all the servers simultaneously they cannot reconstruct any passwords, according to RSA. Read more…

#3. Norton Hotspot Privacy protects users connecting to the Internet from insecure Wi-Fi hotspots (From Symantec) – Norton Hotspot Privacy is the latest offering from Symantec for professionals accessing the Internet from public Wi-Fi hotspots. Their solution creates VPN connections and encrypts data in order to evade hacker’s eavesdropping software. Read more…

#4. McAfee launches Data Center Security Solutions (From McAfee) – McAfee has launched specialized security solutions to protect servers, virtual servers, virtual desktops and databases hosted in a data center. Read more…

#5. Microsoft to acquire cloud-integrated storage solutions provider StorSimple (From Microsoft) – StorSimple makes software that automatically protects and restores production data using public clouds. Combined with the public cloud offering from Microsoft, Windows Azure, Microsoft hopes to accelerate public cloud adoption for organizations through this acquisition. Read more…

#6. Mellanox Technologies introduces Switch X-2 (From Mellanox) – Mellanox Technologies has introduced a new Switch X-2, based on its Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) platform that allows simultaneous connections to Ethernet or Infiniband. This switch is optimized for SDN – Software Defined Networking. Read more…

#7. Bosch Security Systems adds thermal temperature change alarm for its IP Surveillance Camera (From Bosch) – Bosch has announced that it has released a thermal temperature change alarm which notifies the administrator whenever the temperature of an object under surveillance goes beyond a specific temperature range. This is supposed to be helpful for oil/gas industry, power industry, etc. This functionality has been added to their 612 PTZ Thermal Camera. Read more…

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