• News

    Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates

    #1. Cisco announces intent to acquire Sunnyvale-based Springpath for the latter’s distributed file system for hyperconvergence that enables server-based storage systems. More… #2. Juniper Networks Contrail Security helps protect applications running in multiple heterogeneous cloud environments. More… #3. Lumina Networks enters the SDN market by introducing Lumina SDN controller based on OpenDayLight, Lumina Flow Manager, and Lumina Zero Touch Installer. More… #4. AWS introduces Amazon Macie, a security service that helps customers to classify the sensitivity of their data on Amazon S3, monitor & report on risks and anomalous access. More… AWS Glue, an ETL service that automates the preparation of data for analytics, to be available to all customers. More… #5. Riverbed…

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  • Applications

    Interviewers, Save Time with InterviewDesk

    If you work in the Human Resources/Staffing industry you know how difficult and time consuming it can be to select the right candidate from hundreds of applications received for each job position. A lot of time is required just to sort out all the applications and shortlist a few candidates for interviews. A dedicated HR manager/team can do this task, but with many positions that need to be filled up fast, this can become a difficult task even for them. For small companies, hiring a dedicated HR staff may be expensive. If you are part of an HR consultancy or if you are an entrepreneur managing your own recruitment, imagine how…

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  • News

    Monthly Computer Networking/IT News & Updates (July 2017)

    #1. Cisco introduces 5th Generation Unified Computing System Servers including Cisco UCS B200/480 M5 Blade Servers, Cisco UCS C240/480 M5 Rack Servers. More… #2. Mitel announces definitive agreement to acquire ShoreTel in a deal that is valued around $430 Million USD. More… #3. Unify introduces OpenScape Cloud, a combination of the company’s products – Circuit, OpenScape Voice and built for the cloud. More… #4. Dell EMC launches 14th Generation models of its Servers including Dell EMC PowerEdge R940, R740, R740xd, R640, C6420, FC640, and M640. More… #5. Fortinet Launches Global Threat Intelligence Service: FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Service. According to their press release, this service is available as an open beta today. More… #6. DigiCert to Acquire Symantec’s…

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  • News

    Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates (June 2017)

    #1. Juniper Networks Introduces Junos Node Slicing that allows differentiated services with isolation within a single router chassis. They have also introduced universal chassis to decouple line cards from router chassis. More… #2. Cisco & NetApp introduce FlexPod SF Converged Infrastructure Solution features innovative NetApp® SolidFire® all-flash, scale-out, cloud-connected storage, Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS®) B-Series servers, and Cisco Nexus® switching. More… #3. Cisco introduces Catalyst 9300, 9400, 9500 Series Switches. The company is also introducing DNA Centre, SD Access, Encrypted Data Analytics & Network Data Platform modules. More… #4. HPE introduces new High-Performance Computing Solutions including HPE Apollo 6000 Gen10 System, HPE Apollo sx40, HPE Apollo pc40, HPE SGI…

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  • Network Security

    Media Player Apps Can be used to Hack into a System?

    Check Point, in its recent blog post, has reported a vulnerability in existing media player apps like VLC, Kodi, etc. using which an attacker can try and take complete control over a user’s system – whether it is a PC, Smart TV or mobile phone. This attack uses subtitles downloaded by media players while playing movies, etc. When a user plays a movie through a media player app, sometimes they also choose to watch it along with subtitles. When they choose to download subtitles, the media player makes available various subtitles files in different formats in an order which it determines using ranking algorithms, etc. It is possible for a…

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  • News

    Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates (May 2017)

    @1. Cisco announces intent to acquire MindMeld, a privately held Artificial Intelligence company that focuses on making intelligent and human-like conversational interfaces. More… Cisco announces intent to acquire Viptela, a cloud-based SD-WAN solution provider. More… @2. HPE introduces new all-flash storage products including a midrange HPE 3PAR StoreServ 9450 all-flash array, fifth generation entry SAN models HPE MSA 2050 and 2052. More… @3. Extreme Networks to introduce new Switching platforms – Extreme X870 Series provides high-density 100 GB fixed port switches with flexible port licensing to migrate from lower speeds. Extreme X620-16p & X460-G2 provides support for multi-rate speeds at the network edge. More… @4. Extreme Networks wins the bid to…

  • News

    Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates (Apr. ’17)

    Here is a list of interesting product releases and news published by the vendors in our industry, over the last one month (April 2017). @1. Cisco introduces Customer Success Manager (CuSM) Certification program and other enhancements to its training modules. More… @2. HpE completes acquisition of Nimble Storage, a provider of predictive all-flash and hybrid storage solutions. More… Hewlett Packard Enterprise Completes Spin-off and Merger of its Enterprise Services Business with CSC. More… @3. Riverbed to acquire leading cloud-enabled Wi-Fi networks provider Xirrus, further strengthening its SDWAN solution. More… @4. Microsoft announces Azure Time Series Insights, a fully managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it incredibly simple to interactively and instantly explore and analyze billions…

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  • Xip Blog

    OnePlus 3T Phone: Advantages & Limitations

    *This post is off-topic.  Since I was involved in a full-time IT project over the last few months, I’ve not been able to update this blog. It’s now completed and you can expect regular posts on IT/Comp. networking from now on. Do comment below if you have any topic suggestions. I also wish to highlight my latest creative venture – animatedphotos.org. Basically, you could send me six photos taken on a special occasion like a trip, birthday, wedding, etc. and I will create a nice animated photo slideshow using those photos. Head over to my personal blog for details. Now let me come to the topic of this post. OnePlus 3T…

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  • News

    Mar.’17: Monthly Computer Networking & IT Industry News & Updates

    Hello. Welcome to the Monthly Computer Networking & IT Industry news & updates. In this edition, you’ll find some interesting news & product releases by the vendors in our industry, over the last one month – March 2017. #1. Cisco introduces new Cisco Spark Room Kit & Room Kit plus room video conferencing devices. More… Cisco completes acquisition of AppDynamics, a company involved in application and business monitoring. More… #2. Juniper Networks introduces new coherent DWDM Line Cards supporting up to 200 Gbps of speed on Fiber, and other Data Center Interconnect innovations. More… #3. Hewlett Packet Enterprise to spin-off its Enterprise Services business and merge it with CSC. The combined company…

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  • Xip Blog

    3D Printing: Why IT Professionals must care

    Why IT Professionals/Enterprises must care about 3D Printing? With the invention of computing and disruption of software, enterprises and industries have never been the same. After the computing and information technology revolution, the world is ready to embrace the next industrial revolution. If not all, most of the IT professionals see Additive Manufacturing, well known as 3D Printing, as another fancy trend which will end soon. But the truth is that the technology that is predicted to generate a market worth of 30 Billion USD by 2022 is here to stay and has already become an integral part of manufacturing, medicine, and automotive industries. With many innovations happening in the…

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  • News

    Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates (Oct. 2016)

    Hello, and welcome to another edition of monthly Computer Networking and IT Technologies. In this edition, you’ll find some interesting news and product releases by the vendors in our industry over the last one month (Oct. 2016). #1. Highlights from NXTWORK 2016, Juniper Networks annual user conference include product releases like Juniper Networks SRX4100, SRX4200 Firewalls, among others. Read more… #2. HPE introduces HPE Adaptive Backup and Recovery Suite, an integrated suite that uses operational and file analytics to automate and streamline data protection. More… #3. Extreme Networks launches AP3916i, an 802.11ac Wave2 AP with integrated HD camera and AP3912i, 802.11ac Wave2 wall-plate AP. Read More… Also, Extreme Networks completes the…

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  • News

    Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates (Sep. 2016)

    Hello and welcome to another edition of monthly Computer Networking/IT industry updates. In this edition, you’ll find some interesting news and product releases by the vendors in our industry, over the last one month (September 2016). #1. Cisco offers media companies and global video delivery networks protection against Video Piracy and Cyber Threats via Videoguard Everywhere, Streaming Piracy Prevention and Infrastructure Security solutions. More.. #2. HPE | Microsoft Azure Stack Solution to deliver on-premises integrated Microsoft Azure Hybrid Cloud solutions to companies that want to host the Azure platform in their data centers. More.. #3. HPE announces plan for spinoff and merger of its non-core software assets — which includes…

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  • Xip Blog

    CII Connect 2016 Expo @ Chennai, India

    The CII Connect 2016 expo & conference just happened in my hometown Chennai (India) on Sep. 27 & 28. Since the event focuses on ICT (Information & Communications Technology) in India, I thought why not visit and write about some interesting products and companies I find there. Disclaimer: Not all products/services mentioned below are related to IT/Networking; some of these companies cater to the local market here and hence may not be applicable for the global audience.  So here you go.. #1. Naanal Naanal Stack paves the path to move to Software Defined Data Center architecture through their next-gen desktop/server virtualization systems, management software, etc. Naanal in Tamil means a plant…

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  • Applications

    Cross-Platform File Transfer/Sharing App XENDER Launches New Version

    What is XENDER? Xender is a comprehensive app for all file transfer & sharing needs on mobile and desktop computing devices. It allows users to share any type of file, at any time, without any mobile data usage. Xender supports Android, IOS, Windows, PC/Mac cross-platform transferring with over 200 times Bluetooth transfer speed. Free Interactive Application XENDER Launches New Version New Delhi, September 22, 2016: XENDER, a file transfer and sharing application, has announced the launch of its new version – with comprehensive functions and better user experience. XENDER has maintained a leading position as the world’s fastest, most convenient mobile sharing tool at zero cost. XENDER offers seamless transmission…

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