Enterprise IT Vendor News (Sept. 28th)

From Volume 270 Issue 4

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 Oracle, Microsoft, Lenovo, IBM, Dell EMC, Veeam, Red Hat, Fortinet, Citrix, HP, Nutanix, HPE, NVIDIA -, Centrify, SuperMicro, VMware, and Recorded Future.

Tintri News

Tintri Corporate Strategic Direction Driven By New Marketing Leadership

New Head of Global Marketing and Inside Sales Drives New Programs that Bolster Channel, Spotlight Tintri Innovative Technology and Honor Customers
[Tintri News, September 22nd, 2020]

Tintri Momentum Concert – Oct 1st

Join Tintri and The Spazmatics for a totally radical ’80s virtual concert that will get your whole house rockin’
[Tintri News, September 24th, 2020]

Oracle News

Oracle Named A Leader For Four Consecutive Years In Gartner Magic Quadrant For Enterprise Integration Platform As A Service

Report recognizes Oracle’s completeness of vision and ability to execute
[Oracle News, September 25th, 2020]

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure: Compute And High-Performance Computing Roadmap Update

Today, I wanted to share some important news on Oracle’s compute infrastructure offerings
[Oracle News, September 22nd, 2020]

Oracle And Rescale Bring Turnkey Bare-Metal Cloud To Enterprises

Oracle Cloud with Rescale gives engineers, scientists, and innovators an easy way to take advantage of fast bare metal computing with RDMA networking
[Oracle News, September 22nd, 2020]

Altair Accelerates Use Of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provides Altair with bare metal, HPC, and RDMA networking features to help develop products faster at lower costs
[Oracle News, September 22nd, 2020]

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure First To Make NVIDIA A100 Gpus Generally Available In The Cloud

Best-in-class HPC cloud combines price-performance of on-premises with flexibility of cloud; Developers and data scientists can boost AI, data science, HPC, and machine learning performance by 2.5-6x, at lowest cost
[Oracle News, September 22nd, 2020]

Time Equals Money: Moat Outcomes Gives Advertisers Fast And Actionable Measurement Of Real-World Business Results

What if your thermometer only gave you a reading two days after you took it? Or your car’s gas gauge showed the fuel level from a week earlier?
[Oracle News, September 23rd, 2020]

Microsoft News

AT&T And Microsoft To Streamline Cloud Connectivity For IoT Devices Worldwide

A new solution built on AT&T’s global cellular network and Microsoft Azure Sphere will enable secured and effortless deployment of the IoT worldwide
[Microsoft News, September 22nd, 2020]

Shell And Microsoft Form Alliance To Help Address Carbon Emissions

Both companies will expand their deep existing technology collaboration to create and deliver new solutions to help customers, suppliers and other businesses lower emissions
[Microsoft News, September 22nd, 2020]

Telstra-Microsoft Partnership Signals New Generation Digital Foundations For Australian Businesses

Companies collaborate on one of Australia’s largest digital twin, emissions reduction initiatives, and drive transformative operational models
[Microsoft News, September 24th, 2020]

Microsoft To Acquire ZeniMax Media And Its Game Publisher Bethesda Softworks

Iconic games portfolio, publishing expertise, and world-class talent accelerates growth in Microsoft’s Gaming business
[Microsoft News, September 21st, 2020]

Lenovo News

Lenovo Launches Linux-Ready ThinkPad And ThinkStation PCs Preinstalled With Ubuntu

Lenovo announced a global expansion of its Linux portfolio, extending its certification program that was announced in June to include PCs preinstalled with Canonical’s Ubuntu LTS operating system
[Lenovo News, September 23rd, 2020]

New ThinkSmart Hub Collaboration Solution From Lenovo Helps Organizations Embrace Hybrid Working Model

Lenovo announced a new generation ThinkSmart Hub offering a sleeker design in a smaller footprint
[Lenovo News, September 22nd, 2020]

Lenovo Wins Stevie Award In 2020 International Business Awards

The International Stevie Awards recently named Lenovo the winner of a Silver Stevie Award in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year – More Than 2,500 Employees’ category in the 17th annual awards
[Lenovo News, September 23rd, 2020]

IBM News

Geodis Uses IBM Sterling Order Management To Help Retailers Accelerate Omnichannel Customer Experience Capabilities With New E-Commerce Fulfillment Service

Global, Third-Party Logistics Provider Integrates Store and Online Fulfillment with Warehousing and Transportation Services to Help Optimize Demand Management
[IBM News, September 21st, 2020]

IBM Brings Risk Analytics To Security Decision Making

New Service Translates Security Risk Exposure for Areas Like Cloud, M&A and Remote Work into Financial Terms
[IBM News, September 22nd, 2020]

IBM Modernizes Financial Transaction Solution On Red Hat OpenShift To Give Banks The Flexibility Of Hybrid Cloud

IBM announced the release of a new version of its Financial Transaction Manager (FTM) solution, updated and containerized to run on Red Hat OpenShift and designed to help banks and financial institutions take advantage of the flexibility of hybrid cloud
[IBM News, September 23rd, 2020]

Dell EMC News

Dell Technologies Achieves Top Ranking In Sql Server TPC-H Benchmark

If you want to find a list of the 20 best electric toothbrushes for 2020, you have plenty of options
[Dell EMC News, September 21st, 2020]

Benchmarking Machine Learning Performance At Dell Technologies

When it comes to training and inference workloads for machine learning models, performance is king. Faster system performance equates to faster time to results. But how do you objectively measure system ML training and inference performance? In a word, look to MLPerf.
[Dell EMC News, September 23rd, 2020]

Veeam News

IaaS Azure Data Protection Using Azure Backup And Veeam

The cloud adoption is inevitable, but there are some new considerations to make on this journey
[Veeam News, September 21st, 2020]

Everything You Need To Know About Buying Modern Backup

Modern backup seems to be such a hot term at the moment, and everyone is jumping on the bandwagon
[Veeam News, September 22nd, 2020]

Red Hat News

Getting Started With The Red Hat Insights Policies Capability

Many customers I talk to have gotten a lot of value out of Red Hat Insights, which allows Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) customers to proactively identify and remediate risks in their RHEL environments
[Red Hat News, September 23rd, 2020]

Friday Five – September 25, 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 25th, 2020]

What I Learned As An Engineering Intern At Red Hat

Interning at Red Hat has been one of the most challenging summers of my life, but it’s been well worth it. Being an engineering intern working on Red Hat OpenShift’s GitOps workflow has forced me to grow and learn more than ever before
[Red Hat News, September 24th, 2020]

Red Hat Partners With Skillsbuild.Org To Offer Retraining Solution

The impact of COVID-19 on the jobs market has been substantial, but we know that enterprises are still looking for qualified IT professionals
[Red Hat News, September 23rd, 2020]

Red Hat Brings Its Expo Experience Directly To You

Nothing is more important than community – so we created a space for all of us. Meet the Red Hat pop-up experience
[Red Hat News, September 22nd, 2020]

HP News

HP Inc. And The Arbor Day Foundation Team Up To Plant One Million Trees By The End Of 2020

During Climate Week, HP continues to showcase its commitment to a low-carbon, circular economy through protecting, restoring, and promoting sustainable forests while setting goals and intentions to reduce consumption in operations over the next 5 years
[HP News, September 22nd, 2020]

Fortinet News

School District Secures Distance Learning for 18,000+ Students With FortiEDR

As school districts across the United States booted up for distance learning, endpoint security became a top priority
[Fortinet News, September 23rd, 2020]

Ensure Best User Experience With Self-Healing SD-WAN

SD-WAN solutions have become increasingly popular as organizations demand fast, scalable, and flexible connectivity to and between different network environments
[Fortinet News, September 24th, 2020]

Threat Intelligence Is The Lifeblood Of Active Security

The availability of reliable and actionable threat intelligence is essential for any effective security strategy
[Fortinet News, September 25th, 2020]

Vote-By-Mail Election Security Falls In The Hands Of Local Government

Compared to other significant IT issues, election security poses unique challenges given the importance of public confidence in electoral integrity
[Fortinet News, September 22nd, 2020]

Citrix News

Work 2035: Citrix Research Reveals A More Intelligent Future

New technology powered by flexible work models will cause companies to rethink workforce strategies; AI-augmented employees will be more engaged, twice as productive, and more innovative
[Citrix News, September 21st, 2020]

Your Employees Are Made For Bigger Things

Business has changed in profound ways over the last decade – and perhaps more so in the last six months than at any time in history. Nowhere is this more evident than in how we work.
[Citrix News, September 25th, 2020]

Getting The Employee Experience Right

Organizations’ ability to manage and master the unexpected has been put to the test in the last few months
[Citrix News, September 25th, 2020]

University Of Vermont Health Network Shifts To New Remote Healthcare Models

COVID-19 has sent waves of change throughout the medical industry. Around the world, in various areas of medicine and technology, organizations have had to adapt quickly to keep up with this new normal
[Citrix News, September 23rd, 2020]

Start Testing Citrix Workspace App For Mac And HTML5 With MacOS Big Sur

Here at Citrix, we’ve been keeping a close eye on the betas of the new macOS, Big Sur, and I know many of you have been, too
[Citrix News, September 24th, 2020]

Nutanix News

Reshaping Digital Infrastructure In The Healthcare New Normal

In the past few months, as an industry analyst
[Nutanix News, September 25th, 2020]

HPE News

HPE Advances The Global Food System With CGIAR

World hunger has only worsened in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic. To fully understand the situation today, CGIAR needs to generate a timely picture of what is happening in ‘food basket’ locations – or areas of significant food production – around the world
[HPE News, September 24th, 2020]

HPE Reshapes The HCI Landscape: Breaking Away From Competition

HPE’s industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology gains market share. Enables IT agility and operational simplicity for customers
[HPE News, September 25th, 2020]

HPE Completes Acquisition Of SD-WAN Leader Silver Peak

With the addition of Silver Peak’s SD-portfolio, HPE can accelerate the delivery of a true distributed cloud model and cloud experience for all apps and data wherever they live. Aruba and Silver Peak share a common vision and goal to provide simplicity, scalability, and application-awareness at the edge.
[HPE News, September 21st, 2020]


New Earth Simulator To Take On Planet’s Biggest Challenges

A new supercomputer under construction is designed to tackle some of the planet’s toughest life sciences challenges by speedily crunching vast quantities of environmental data
[NVIDIA News, September 25th, 2020]

Modeled Behavior: Dspace Introduces High-Fidelity Vehicle Dynamics Simulation On NVIDIA Drive Sim

New automotive simulation model on the open, modular DRIVE platform accurately recreates driving dynamics
[NVIDIA News, September 24th, 2020]

Inception: Exploring The Ai Startup Ecosystem With NVIDIA’s Jeff Herbst

Jeff Herbst is a fixture of the AI startup ecosystem. Which makes sense since he’s the VP of business development at NVIDIA and head of NVIDIA Inception, a virtual accelerator that currently has over 6,000 members in a wide range of industries
[NVIDIA News, September 24th, 2020]

Centrify News

Cloud Adoption Has Saved More Than Half Of UK Businesses From COVID-19 Collapse

Ready to Protect Against the #1 Attack Vector?
[Centrify News, September 24th, 2020]

SuperMicro News

Supermicro Is First-To-Market With NEBS Level 3 Certified 1U Server — Delivers 2,560 NVIDIA GPU Cores For 5G Edge AI & VR Innovation

1U System Is Ideal for 5G Workloads, AI, AR/VR, and Offers Industry’s Broadest Portfolio of GPU Servers for Optimized Compute Workloads
[Supermicro News, September 23rd, 2020]

VMware News

VMworld Demonstrates What Is ‘Possible Together’ In 2020 And Beyond

VMware, Inc. announced the General Session keynote speakers and the conference sponsorships for VMworld 2020. Beginning Sept. 29, 2020, VMworld 2020 will welcome attendees to experience the completely digital
[VMware News, September 22nd, 2020]

Recorded Future News

Curating Your Personal Security Intelligence Feed

Our guest is Sal Aurigema, associate professor of computer information systems at the University of Tulsa
[Recorded Future News, September 21st, 2020]

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