Woodstock Wire: Enterprise System News

October 28, 2020

SaltStack, Now Part of VMware, to Showcase Innovation in IT Infrastructure Automation and SecOps at SaltConf20 Virtually Everywhere

Business Wire -- SaltStack(r), the creators of intelligent automation for security operations and IT teams, and now part of VMware, today announced the agenda for SaltConf20 Virtually Everywhere, its seventh-annual global user conference, taking place virtually on October...

October 28, 2020 08:18 PM

Nutanix Empowers UK Institute to Leap with Confidence

Business Wire -- Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in hybrid and multicloud computing, has announced that the British Computer Society, The Chartered Institute for IT, selected Nutanix software to power the organization's private cloud environment as well as Disaster Recovery,...

October 28, 2020 08:18 PM

MicroStrategy Announces Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Business Wire -- MicroStrategy(r) (Nasdaq: MSTR), the largest independent publicly-traded business intelligence company, today announced financial results for the three-month period ended September 30, 2020 (the third quarter of its 2020 fiscal year). "MicroStrategy delivered...

October 28, 2020 08:14 PM

Microsoft's Cloud Revenue Up 31 Pct YOY

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Microsoft came off the quarter ending Sept. 30 with $37.2 billion in revenue, a 12 percent increase over last year at the same time, with a major reason for its success this year being cloud services, according to a press release.

"Demand...

October 28, 2020 07:25 PM

October 27, 2020

Chromebooks Gain Market Share as Education Goes Online

Tech -- ExtremeTech - For nearly a decade, Chromebooks have existed on the outer rim of the PC market. While they accounted for an appreciable number of yearly sales, they weren't exactly lighting the enthusiast market on fire with their value proposition. The...

October 27, 2020 08:22 PM

Microsoft unveils free app to create AI models without writing any code

Media -- The Next Web - Microsoft has released a public preview of a free app lets helps people train machine learning models without writing any code. The Lobe desktop app for Windows and Mac currently only supports image classification, but Microsoft plans to...

October 27, 2020 06:07 PM

The Market for Quantum Technology:  Early Revenue-Generating Applications

Aspencore -- EETimes - Quantum technology comprises quantum computing, quantum cryptography, quantum networking (the Quantum Internet) and quantum sensors. All of these sectors of quantum technology are already generating revenues today. Apart from quantum sensors,...

October 27, 2020 06:03 PM

Nitro PDF data breach might impact major companies, including Microsoft, Google, and Apple

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Nitro PDF suffered a massive data breach that impacts many major organizations, including Apple, Chase, Citibank, Google, and Microsoft.



A massive data breach suffered by the Nitro PDF might have a severe impact on well-known organizations,...

October 27, 2020 05:59 PM

Microsoft IE Browser Death March Hastens

Infosec -- Threatpost - Internet Explorer redirects more traffic to Edge Chromium browser as Microsoft warns of the upcoming demise of the once dominant browser.

October 27, 2020 05:58 PM

New AttackIQ Solution Integrates with Microsoft Azure Sentinel to Strengthen Cyber Threat Detection and Investigation for Security Customers

Business Wire -- AttackIQ integrates its Security Optimization Platform with Microsoft Azure Sentinel cloud-native SIEM platform.

October 27, 2020 05:43 PM

SAIC Wins $750 Million Task Order to Support U.S. Army National Guard Intelligence and Security Directorate

Business Wire -- Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) won a new $750 million task order to provide mission engineering, integration, and enterprise solutions to support the Army National Guard...

October 27, 2020 05:41 PM

BMW and Alibaba Sign a MoU for Strategic Partnership Promoting Digital Transformation Across Businesses

Business Wire -- BMW and Alibaba signed an MoU for strategic partnership. BMW becomes the first auto manufacturer to leverage the Alibaba Business Operating System.

October 27, 2020 05:33 PM

Microsoft to build Azure datacenter, cloud hardware R&D team in Taiwan

Media -- DIGITIMES - Microsoft has announced plans to build a data center in Taiwan and grow a local team dedicated to the development of Azure cloud hardware and infrastructure, which is expected to accelerate the clustering of a datacenter server supply chain...

October 27, 2020 04:47 PM

Red Hat: Incumbent Banks Need To Reinvent Themselves

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Nobody likes getting old, especially traditional banks that have found themselves straddling two financial worlds - old tech and new tech - while all the "young, cool kids" try to steal their customers and business.

If these banks want to...

October 27, 2020 04:46 PM

Oracle ERP Integrates Auditoria.AI Automation

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven solution firm Auditoria.AI, which works with corporate finance teams, will partner with Applications Software Technology (AST) to improve automation for businesses, according to a press release.

With the...

October 27, 2020 04:43 PM

SAP Results Cloud The Business Tech Spend Recovery

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Clouds ahead for cloud services?

German tech giant SAP announced results over the weekend that sent the stock plummeting more than 20 percent in intraday trading (and to its worst day of trading in decades) - and also presaged tough sledding...

October 27, 2020 04:39 PM

SAP Sees Q3 Revenue Decline As Corporates Delay Projects

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Software giant SAP on Sunday (Oct. 25) reported total revenue was down 4 percent to 6.54 billion euros ($7.7 billion) for the quarter that ended Sept. 30.

"Lockdowns have been re-introduced in some regions, recovery is uneven and companies...

October 27, 2020 04:17 PM

Zillant Partners With SAP For Pricing Optimization

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Zillant, which works in B2B price optimization, price management and sales guidance software, is partnering with SAP on helping distributors get the most out of pricing and customer experiences, a press release says.

According to Greg Peters,...

October 27, 2020 04:16 PM

Verizon, Microsoft Partner To Accelerate 5G Technology

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Verizon and Microsoft have teamed up to accelerate the delivery of private 5G networks for businesses, announcing a collaboration they said will transform the retail, transportation, logistics, manufacturing and healthcare industries.

Touting...

October 27, 2020 04:16 PM

October 25, 2020

Hashicorp's Waypoint Targets Consistent Build and Deploy Workflows across Platforms

Enterprise -- InfoQ - HashiCorp announced Waypoint - an open source project that aims to provide a consistent build and deploy workflow across different platforms including Kubernetes, AWS ECS, Nomad, Google Cloud Run, Docker, Buildpacks, and Azure Container Instances....

October 25, 2020 10:38 PM

Tibco to buy Information Builders' tech for analytics, integration. But will it blend?

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Two veterans of the analytics and integration space are coming together. But can Tibco truly integrate IBI, and finally do so with its numerous other acquisitions from the last 10 years?

October 25, 2020 10:24 PM

blueAPACHE extends HPE strategic partnership with IaaS platform offering

Enterprise -- ChannelLife New Zealand - "HPE technology has underpinned our emPOWER Cloud since launching in 2010, and I am very excited about the capabilities that our renewed partnership will bring moving forward."

October 25, 2020 10:20 PM

Boosting productivity and security at Microsoft with a move to Microsoft Azure

Enterprise -- Microsoft IT Showcase - Everyone loves progress. But no one loves change. That goes for any manner of things-including how people work.



Nonetheless, Microsoft's Core Services Engineering and Operations (CSEO) group has made big changes that are winning...

October 25, 2020 10:15 PM

Quickly get started with samples in Azure Synapse Analytics

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Get started immediately on your first project with the new Knowledge center in the Azure Synapse Studio.



To further accelerate time to insight in Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, we are introducing the Knowledge center to simplify...

October 25, 2020 10:14 PM

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 51 - October 2020

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides provides fixes, updated Linux support for the Mobility service, and download links for Site Recovery components.

October 25, 2020 10:13 PM

Log Analytics Linux Agent for Fall 2020 now available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - A new release of the Linux Agent is now available with support fixes and a new troubleshooting tool.

October 25, 2020 10:10 PM

Azure API Management updates- October 2020

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Regular Azure API Management service updates including new features, bug fixes, changes and other improvements.

October 25, 2020 10:10 PM

Microsoft Edge Browser on Linux: Surprisingly good

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Microsoft just released its new Chromium-based browser on Linux. Believe it or not, it's quite good.

October 25, 2020 10:07 PM

Microsoft updates Yammer and Teams for iOS

Enterprise -- Computerworld - Microsoft has been rolling out useful updates for its Apple-facing Office 365 apps, and has introduced a slew of software updates for Teams, Microsoft Remote Desktop and Yammer that should be of use to iPad or iPhone productivity workers.What...

October 25, 2020 10:03 PM

Eradicating Kubernetes Misconfigurations One YAML at a Time: A VMblog Q&A with Viswajith Venugopal, StackRox Ahead of KubeCon 2020

Enterprise -- VMblog - Ahead of KubeCon 2020, VMblog caught up with Viswajith Venugopal, Staff Software Engineer at StackRox. VMblog: Leading up to KubeCon 2020, StackRox...

October 25, 2020 10:00 PM

How To Foster a Culture of Citizen Developers

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - What can leaders do to encourage a thriving environment of citizen developers in their organization? Over the last several months, businesses of all sizes have had to embrace rapid change, as have their workforces. When it comes to IT departments,...

October 25, 2020 09:48 PM

Let the right one in: Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform hits 2.15 with external cluster support, new installer

Enterprise -- DevClass - Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform 2.15 (KKP) is now available for download and promises users easier installation and less manual work. It is the second big release of the project dedicated to the central management of Kubernetes cluster automation...

October 25, 2020 09:47 PM

Increased functionalities to 1-click on Azure Data Explorer is now generally available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - 1-click capabilities for intuitive semi-automatic table and ingestion experiences in Azure Data Explorer is generally available.

October 25, 2020 09:35 PM

Microsoft plans to establish new cloud datacenter region in Austria

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - The new region is anticipated to include Microsoft Azure, with Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform to follow.

October 25, 2020 09:32 PM

Multiple new features for Azure VPN Gateway in public preview

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Take advantage of multiple new enhancements and features that are now available in Azure VPN Gateway.

October 25, 2020 09:32 PM

Microsoft Had an Ambitious Plan to Be Carbon Negative, but There Was A Major Problem. This Solution Is Brilliant

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- Eliminating the carbon footprint for its entire existence just got a helping hand.

October 25, 2020 08:59 PM

Azure Blob storage lifecycle management now supports blob versions management

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - You can now use Azure Blob storage lifecycle management to automatically transition old blob versions to a cooler storage tier (hot to cool, hot to archive, or cool to archive) or delete old blob versions to optimize for cost.

October 25, 2020 03:39 AM

Azure Policy for Key Vault now supports keys, secrets, and certificates

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Get a deeper view into your organization's security posture, configure daily automated audits, and start enforcing best practices in under 5 minutes.

October 25, 2020 03:39 AM

Microsoft brings Kubernetes to edge devices with Project Akri

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Microsoft Corp. today announced a new open-source project it has created called Akri that aims to make it easier to use Kubernetes with network edge devices. Akri, which stands for "A Kubernetes Resource Interface for the edge" and also...

October 25, 2020 03:20 AM

5 Reasons DaaS Adoption Rates Are Likely to Soar

Enterprise -- dinCloud - desktop virtualization technology in which all the underlying hardware resources come from a third party Cloud Service Provider (CSP) like dinCloud.



According to a recent report, it has been forecast that the global DaaS and VDI market combined...

October 25, 2020 03:17 AM

How to automate incident response in the AWS Cloud for EC2 instances

Enterprise -- Amazon AWS Blog - One of the security epics core to the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) is a focus on incident response and preparedness to address unauthorized activity. Multiple methods exist in Amazon Web Services (AWS) for automating classic...

October 25, 2020 03:13 AM

Azure Cognitive Services Translator - Canadian French language text translation now available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Use Translator to add Canadian French translation to your apps, products, and workflows.

October 25, 2020 03:12 AM

We Go Hands on With Microsoft Edge for Linux

Enterprise -- OMG! Ubuntu! - When Microsoft announced plans to rebase its Edge browser on Chromium the chance of a dedicated Linux build went from pipe-dream to inevitability. Chromium's cross-platform codebase makes it the ideal foundation on which to build out [...]

This...

October 25, 2020 03:02 AM

MariaDB adds distributed database capabilities to its SkySQL cloud service

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - SkySQL, the cloud database based on the well-known MariaDB open source RDBMS, adds distributed database capabilities for write-intensive applications scalability and high availability.

October 25, 2020 02:54 AM

Introducing the Microsoft Azure Modular Datacenter

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - We designed the Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC) for customers who need cloud computing capabilities in hybrid or challenging environments, including remote areas. This announcement is complemented by our Azure Space offerings and partnerships...

October 25, 2020 02:51 AM

Global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2021, Gartner predicts

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - After a tumultuous 2020, the research agency is predicting that global spending on IT could be in a for a solid recovery in 2021.

October 25, 2020 02:51 AM

Securing Modern Enterprises From Renewed Impersonation Threats

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - Securing Modern Enterprises From Renewed Impersonation Threats



Infoblox provides defenses against lookalike domains



Lookalike domains have been one of...

October 25, 2020 02:39 AM

Programming language Python is a big hit for machine learning. But now it needs to change

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Despite its popularity, Python could become limited to data science alone on its current trajectory, say two experts.

October 25, 2020 02:32 AM