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Bi-Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates (Jan. 20 – Feb. 02, ’15)

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Welcome to bi-monthly Computer Networking/IT industry updates. In this edition, you’ll find some news and product releases by the vendors in our industry, over the last two weeks (January 20 – February 02, 2015).

#1. Amazon Web Services Launches Amazon WorkMail: This is Amazon’s new email/calendering server on the cloud that integrates with existing email clients on multiple devices and corporate directories. This service is offered on a monthly subscription basis and hence doesn’t require upfront investments in hardware or licences. Read more…

#2. NetApp Introduces All-Flash Storage Array & Hybrid Storage Array: NetApp EF560 is the new all-flash storage array; NetApp EF5600 is the new hybrid storage array. More…

#3. Digium Introduces Switchvox Rescue: This is a cloud-based recovery service that can take over if the Switchvox VOIP appliance on the site goes down. Read more…

#4. Fortinet Introduces Internal Network Firewall (INFW): This has been designed to protect the organization’s network from threats emanating within the network (infected systems/flash drives, consultants, employees, etc.). It will be available on select FortiGate Firewall appliances. More…

#5. Microsoft Launches Windows 10 OS: This new OS will be made as a free upgrade for customers running Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Mobile 8.1, who upgrade in the first year. Interesting features of Windows 10 include: Cortana Digital Assistant, New Spartan Web Browser, Xbox Live gaming, MS Office optimized for touch, Sync. between various devices, Microsoft Surface Hub for teams to create and share, etc. Read more…

#6. SolarWinds Acquires Librato, a San Francisco-based Cloud Monitoring company, for $40 Million USD. The company says that the acquisition of Pingdom in 2014 along with this new one will enable it to extend and connect performance management applications from on-premise to the cloud. More…

#7. Infoblox Introduces Cloud Network Automation to bring scalable network control to private cloud deployments. Read more…

#8. VMware unveils a Unified Platform for Hybrid Cloud: New VMware vSphere 6 will be the foundation for this new platform that enables customers to create one consistent environment across the private and public cloud to run, protect, and manage any cloud-native or traditional application. More… VMware has also introduced Virtual SAN 6 and vSphere Virtual Volumes as the next stage of its enterprise storage solutions. More…

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