EPA IPv6 Case Study The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made great progress toward the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) IPv6 goals for federal agencies. Brian Epley, the Office Director for the Office of Information Technology Operations, and his team at the EPA walked me through what it took to make IPv6 deployment a reality. Key requirements for IPv6 deployment First things first, Brian told me, “It’s important to understand the scope of our…"EPA Committed to Finding a Workaround for Every IPv6 Challenge"
Imperva (NASDAQ: IMPV), a global provider of cybersecurity solutions on-premises, in the cloud, and across hybrid environments, has signed an agreement to acquire Prevoty. According to a recent Forrester report, “Prevoty leads the pack with robust attack detection, response, and visibility” while extending Imperva’s reach into the DevOps market. The transaction is valued at $140 million in cash and is expected to close in the third quarter of fiscal 2018. The combination of Imperva and…"Cybersecurity Solutions Company Imperva Buys DevOps Security Leader Prevoty for $140M"
Cloud-agnostic Enterprise File Sync and Sharing Solution (EFSS), FileCloud, has launched its ‘FileCloud Online’ channel partner program. This partner program would empower MSPs to “profitably” resell FileCloud Online, a customizable, secured EFSS fully hosted by FileCloud while competing against Dropbox and Box in the ‘$5 billion’ enterprise file sync & share market. With FileCloud Online, MSPs own the customer relationship and receive access to special partner pricing every year as their customers renew subscriptions. The…"FileCloud Unveils Channel Partner Program for Managed Service Providers"
Every Monday, the websitehostingreview.org editorial staff will publish a special selection of editorial pieces on a certain topic or trend. The websitehostingreview.org editor’s pick are being marked as # HJPICKS on our social media channels. This week we’re providing you with a list of news items on the latest mergers and acquisitions within the global colocation data center market. 1. Equinix Acquires ‘Iconic’ Infomart Dallas Colocation Data Center for $800M – February 2018 Global data center…"Top-10 Most Interesting Colocation Data Center Acquisitions of 2018 So Far – #HJPICKS"
UKFast, a fast-growing hosting provider from the UK headquartered in Manchester, has engaged a team from global investment bank, GCA Altium, headed by their CEO, Phil Adams, to review strategic options including a potential float. Founded in 1999, UKFast has 19 years’ experience in delivering hosting solutions to businesses, specializing in hybrid and private cloud solutions, dedicated servers and colocation. The firm fully owns and operates five data centers in Manchester. The family of businesses…"Hosting Provider UKFast Considers IPO, Expects To Be Worth Upwards of £350M "
Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced the launch of their second availability zone (Availability Zone B) in Malaysia to expand its cloud footprint and bolster its cloud capacity, serving increasing cloud computing customer demand locally and in the region. Alibaba Cloud will also continue to invest in Malaysia by setting up their first cloud-based Anti-DDoS Scrubbing Center in August. The center would mitigate risks and offer customers the highest level…"Alibaba Cloud Expands Cloud Footprint in Malaysia"
KPN Business Continuity Management (BCM) Business can now provide its disaster recovery (DR) and backup services “in a cost-efficient way” in all relevant data centers in the Netherlands by cooperating with NL-ix – a pan-European Interconnect Exchange based in the Netherlands. The added connectivity beyond their own KPN data centers would open up these business continuity services to a much larger group of business end-users in the enterprise and SME segments. Building on the connectivity…"KPN Business Continuity Management Expands DR and Backup Footprint in The Netherlands with NL-ix"
The Honest to Goodness Truth on Digital Currency Exchange With the debut of various such alternatives, folks can buy and sell the currencies of whatever amount they prefer. Then choose the quantity of XT you would like to purchase and the currency you would like to use to purchase, then click Continue. Digital currencies continue to reach relevant milestones. No matter whether you wish to trade your Digital Currency or utilize it to purchase something,…"The Appeal of Digital Currency Exchange"
This year VMware is expecting to welcome over 35,000 attendees globally at VMworld 2018 US and VMworld 2018 Europe, to learn how organizations are envisioning and creating the digital future. The 15th annual VMworld 2018 U.S. will be held August 26-30 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Later this year, the 11th annual VMworld 2018 Europe will return to Fira Barcelona Gran Via November 5-8 in Barcelona. With the theme of ‘Possible…"Over 35,000 Attendees Expected at #VMworld 2018 US and VMworld 2018 Europe"
Canadian colocation services provider ROOT Data Center has announced plans to build a third data center to become part of its MTL-R1 La Salle campus in Montréal. MTL-R1B is a greenfield data center development that will create an additional 10MW of power capacity, allowing ROOT Data Center to meet the growing demands of new and existing customers. Roughly 20 percent of the new facility’s capacity has been pre-sold prior to beginning construction. “As our tenants’ businesses…"ROOT Data Center Announces Plans to Build Third Data Center in Montréal"