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Bi-Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates (23 Sept – 06 Oct, ’14)

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Welcome to another edition of bi-monthly Computer Networking/IT industry updates. In this edition, you’ll find some interesting news and product releases by the vendors/companies in our industry, over the last two weeks (23rd Sept. to 06th Oct., 2014).

#1. Brocade has introduced Brocade Vyatta Controller: This SDN Controller, built continuously from the Open Daylight Project, is an initiative aimed at accelerating the adoption of SDN and NFV, by Brocade. More…

#2. Hp to split into Two Entities: Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will focus on Servers, Storage, Networking, Converged Systems, Services & Software; Hp Inc. will focus on personal systems and printing technologies. This (second) company will retain the current logo. Read more…

#3. Hp introduces two new ARM-based Servers: The Hp Proliant m400 is a 64-bit ARM-based Server, while Hp Proliant m800 is a 32-bit ARM-based server. These servers are meant to be deployed in scale-out architectures where energy efficiency is critical. More…

#4. Hp offers 1 TB of Free Software Defined Storage (SDS, Cloud-based) for purchasers of Intel Xeon processor E5 v3-based servers from multiple (specified) vendors. Customers can also buy StoreVirtual VSA Software in larger capacities of 4 TB, 10 TB & 50 TB size licenses. Read more… Also, Hp has introduced a new SDN App Store. More…

#5. Ruckus Wireless Introduces New Indoor and Outdoor Wireless AC Access Points: Ruckus has announced four new access points in their line of Smart 802.11ac ZoneFlex Access Points. Indoor: R500 (2×2:2); R600 (3×3:3). Outdoor: T300e (Omni-directional); T300s (120-degree Sectorized beam model). Read more…

#6. Barracuda introduces new SignNow Applaince & SignNow Version 4.0 to enable workflow automation via eSignatures. More…

#7. NetApp Introduces StorageGrid Webscale Object-storage Software: This enables companies to store up to 100 billion objects in a single elastic container that can be distributed in data centers world-wide. Read more…

#8. EMC Introduces VNX-VSS100 appliance for Surveillance Storage Applications: Designed for large, distributed video surveillance environments, this purpose-built storage array is a storage system for the edge. More…

#9. Symantec Introduces Norton Security, the service that streamlines nine core security offerings from Symantec into one flagship subscription service. Read more…

#10. Lenovo Completes Acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server Business: More…

#11. Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Operating System: Right now, Microsoft has shown a preview, and listed a few new developments in their latest version of Windows 10 OS to be released soon. Read more…

#12. Axis Communications has introduced Hardware Recorders: Available in Desktop and Rack Server form factors, the Axis S1016, S1032, S1048 models can handle up to 16, 32, 48 video channels respectively. More…

#13. Axis Communications Introduces Outdoor-ready 360-degree Network Camera: The Axis Q6000-E is intended for overview monitoring and surveillance of large areas (up to 215,000 sq.feet). When used with two screens, it provides a 360-degree view of the entire area. Users can also zoom-into particular locations, as needed. Read more…

#14. Palo Alto Networks Introduces Traps, an Endpoint Protection offering: Since the Cyvera, Palo Alto Networks has integrated the endpoint protection technology into its platform and has named it Traps. More…

#15. Switch.co builds a Business Phone System with Google Apps for Work: Well… Read… Also, Google reduces the price of Google Compute Engine Cloud platform, by 10% approx. More…

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