Enterprise IT Vendor News (270.2)

From Volume 270 Issue 2

Each week I select 60-90 items from mainstream IT publications and publish them on the website for “IT News and Events.

I also select press releases from various mainstream IT vendors and certain blog articles. In this issue the vendors are: Tintri, Recorded Future, Microsoft, Dell, IBM, Nutanix, Cisco, RSA, Veeam, Citrix, Red Hat, HP, Fortinet, Oracle, VMware, AWS, HPE, and Centrify.

Recorded Future News


Sign Up For Predict 2020 (Oct 5th To 8th)

This live, online event will feature thought leadership, education, networking, and fun for Recorded Future clients, partners, and anyone interested in using intelligence to disrupt the status quo.
[Recorded Future News, September 10th, 2020]


Tintri News


Tintri Partner Program Offers Intelligent Infrastructure Solutions, Programs, And Resources To Help Deliver Predictable Profitability

100% Channel-Focused Program Offers Partners a Differentiated User Experience to Create Opportunities for Business Expansion
[Tintri News, September 9th, 2020]


Microsoft News


New Cyberattacks Targeting U.S. Elections

In recent weeks, Microsoft has detected cyberattacks targeting people and organizations involved in the upcoming presidential election, including unsuccessful attacks on people associated with both the Trump and Biden campaigns, as detailed below
[Microsoft News, September 10th, 2020]

Empowering NFL Clubs And Fans With Help From The Microsoft Playbook

At Microsoft, we’re honored to partner with the NFL to bring modern fan experiences to the game of football
[Microsoft News, September 10th, 2020]


Dell News


Chart A Better IT Future With Dell EMC PowerEdge And VMware

Hardware and software upgrades can lead to a better hybrid cloud experience
[Dell News, September 8th, 2020]

Meet The Small And Mighty OEM Client Portfolio

Our customers have been asking for smaller, more stable products that deliver the performance they require. We’ve listened and delivered: meet the Small and Mighty OEM client portfolio.
[Dell News, September 10th, 2020]

Same Home Office, Brand New Perspective

In my first week back at Dell Technologies, I’m excited to have this opportunity to address the partner community. Please see my letter below.
[Dell News, September 10th, 2020]

The Industrial Edge: The Game Has Changed

‘Massively disruptive,’ ‘a game changer,’ and ‘will redefine industries’ are just some of the phrases used over the last year by market researchers to describe the potential of edge computing.
[Dell News, September 9th, 2020]


IBM News


IBM And ESPN Announce New Feature In Fantasy Football App That Uses Artificial Intelligence From IBM Watson To Create Fair Trades

New Trade Assistant with IBM Watson helps reduce the complexities of fantasy football player trading – helping users make smarter, more informed decisions
[IBM News, September 10th, 2020]

Red Hat Marketplace Aims To Accelerate Open Hybrid Cloud Innovation With Certified Software Solutions Ready To Run On Any Cloud

Public marketplace is designed to enable organizations to more easily purchase, deploy and manage enterprise software from a variety of vendors across hybrid cloud environments running Red Hat OpenShift
[IBM News, September 8th, 2020]

Schlumberger, IBM And Red Hat Announce Major Hybrid Cloud Collaboration For The Energy Industry

Historic agreement expands access to DELFI cognitive E&P environment to address customers’ deployment preferences
[IBM News, September 8th, 2020]

IBM Joins World Business Council For Sustainable Development To Help Accelerate The Transition To A Sustainable World

IBM joined over 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
[IBM News, September 11th, 2020]


Nutanix News


Nutanix Announces New Simplified Partner Program For The Multicloud Era

New Elevate Program Brings Partner Ecosystem Together in a Single Program Architecture with Enhanced Services and Investments to Grow Their Business with Hybrid and Multicloud Solutions
[Nutanix News, September 8th, 2020]

Nutanix Cements Market Leadership With New Hci Software Innovations

Nutanix Advances Security, Performance, Networking, and Automation Across Multiple Clouds
[Nutanix News, September 8th, 2020]

Nutanix Launches Kubernetes Platform-As-A-Service For The Multicloud Era

Karbon Platform Services Provides Managed Offering to Accelerate Container-Based Application Delivery and Operations on Any Cloud
[Nutanix News, September 8th, 2020]

Nutanix Announces Partnership With Microsoft Azure For A Seamless Hybrid Experience

‘With this partnership, Microsoft and Nutanix show our commitment to delivering a true, unified hybrid and multicloud environment,’ said Tarkan Maner, Chief Commercial Officer at Nutanix
[Nutanix News, September 8th, 2020]


Cisco News


Cisco Helps To Bridge The Digital Divide In The U.S. With Rural Broadband Network Solutions For Service Providers

Cisco unveils its network solutions to help service providers close the digital divide through U.S. Government funded programs
[Cisco News, September 9th, 2020]

Cisco Meraki To Support Connectivity To Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN

Cisco Meraki announces a collaboration with Microsoft that supports connectivity to Azure virtual WAN)
[Cisco News, September 10th, 2020]


RSA News


Is Cybersecurity Training On Your Back-To-School List?

For parents and guardians, this year’s back-to-school shopping and planning process was very different. One item that was not on the list sent from my kids’ school: cybersecurity awareness
[RSA News, September 8th, 2020]

Strategies For Insider Threat Mitigation

What practical steps can be taken to manage insider threats?
[RSA News, September 9th, 2020]


Veeam News


Veeam Awarded The 2020 Go-To-Market Partner Of The Year Award From Nutanix

Nutanix recognizes Veeam for strength of partnership and success of Nutanix Mine with Veeam and Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV
[Veeam News, September 10th, 2020]

Ditch Legacy Backup Solutions To Optimize Cost And Reduce Complexity

Many organizations are anchored in the past, using a legacy backup solution that is costly, unreliable and complex, making it difficult to shed outdated processes to truly innovate
[Veeam News, September 8th, 2020]


Citrix News


Built-In Session Admin Role Is Now Available In Citrix Monitor

Are you looking for granular roles for your admins in Citrix Monitor so they can solve session and machine management use cases in Citrix Cloud?
[Cirix News, September 8th, 2020]

Rejuvenating The Internet With HTTP3 And TLS 1.3

Let’s say you had to explain the latest advances in internet security to someone who had been living under a rock for the past few years. What would you say?
[Cirix News, September 8th, 2020]

Applications Are Open For The CTP And CTA Classes Of 2021!

Citrix is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and Citrix Technology Advocate (CTA) classes of 2021! The application window will remain open until October 30, and you can submit your application here.
[Cirix News, September 9th, 2020]

Citrix’s New Workspace Webinar Series Explores The Evolving Workplace

Following a successful first series of The New Workspace, I am delighted to announce the launch of the second three-part series of webinars, in which we will delve more deeply into how the modern workplace has evolved in the wake of COVID-19, including the sudden global shift to increased flexibility and the consequences and challenges this has for organizations and employees
[Cirix News, September 8th, 2020]


Red Hat News


Red Hat Academy Launches User Platform For Improved Learning Experience

In order to better serve our Red Hat Academy educational institutions around the world, the Red Hat Academy team has launched an enhanced learning environment on Sept. 1, 2020
[Red Hat News, September 10th, 2020]

Friday Five – September 11, 2020

The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week’s top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.
[Red Hat News, September 11th, 2020]

Stop Unauthorized Applications With RHEL 8’s File Access Policy Daemon

Application allowlisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved applications or executable files that are permitted to run on a system by a specific user
[Red Hat News, September 10th, 2020]

The Amazing New Observability Features Of Open vSwitch

People working in the telco space with DPDK accelerated Open vSwitch have probably seen questions about packet drops a number of times and with multiple customers
[Red Hat News, September 10th, 2020]


HP News


HP Launches The World’s Easiest Plotters For Architect, Engineer, Construction And Home Offices

Simple to operate: Print multi-size projects automatically and send multiple files in one click with HP Click, all without compromising on speed
[HP News, September 9th, 2020]

HP Inc. Shares New Film ‘Dear Future Me,’ Highlighting Impact Of The Pandemic On Students

As the world works to reimagine education this school year, new hope-filled film series highlights students sharing personal letters written to their future selves
[HP News, September 10th, 2020]


Fortinet News


Fortinet Enables Secure Telework With Security Fabric Solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to rapidly enable most, if not all, of their employees to work from home
[Fortinet News, September 11th, 2020]

Effectively Securing Microsoft 365 With Fortimail

Even before COVID-19, SaaS-based productivity tools such as Microsoft 365 had been gaining market-share at a remarkable pace
[Fortinet News, September 9th, 2020]

Addressing Insider Threats At Financial Institutions During Remote Work

With a 47% increase in just two years, it has become clear that insider threats are a growing problem. It is a danger that no organization is immune to, and leaders are well aware of this: two-thirds of organizations consider insider threats to be a bigger problem than external attacks.
[Fortinet News, September 10th, 2020]


Oracle News


Oracle Announces Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Financial Results

GAAP EPS up 16% year-over-year to $0.72, non-GAAP EPS up 15% to $0.93 — Fusion ERP cloud revenue up 33%, NetSuite ERP cloud revenue up 23%
[Oracle News, September 10th, 2020]


VMware News


VMWare Named A Leader In Evaluation Of Infrastructure Automation Platforms By Independent Research Firm

VMware announced that market research firm Forrester Research has named VMware a leader among infrastructure automation platform providers in a Q3 2020 report based on a 26-criterion evaluation
[VMware news, September 9th, 2020]


AWS News


AWS And The National Football League Announce New Next Gen Stats Powered By AWS For The 2020 Season

The six new advanced statistics, which combine player tracking and machine learning, will launch on September 10 during NFL season opener to bring new insights to game play
[AWS News, September 9th, 2020]


HPE News


A Shared Purpose: HPE Team Members Unlock The Power Of Tech Non-Profits To Accelerate Social Change

HPE President and CEO, Antonio Neri announces the launch of the 2020 HPE Accelerating Impact and explains how team members are empowered to make a difference
[HPE News, September 7th, 2020]


Centrify News


Growing Cyber Security Threats

Cyber criminals have certainly been using the pandemic in their relentless phishing and ransomware attacks
[ITWeb, September 11th, 2020]

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