The first rule of data breaches is to stop talking about data breaches. Now, I realize that this is completely impossible—and with good reason. State data breach notification laws are in place for the majority of the country, with federal guidelines likely to follow.
CentriLogic expects to give a boost to its infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings following the completion of an upgrade project at its Lenoir, North Carolina-based data center facility. The data center hosting and cloud services provider, which has locations in Canada, the United States and Europe, spent the last six months updating the data center to accommodate demand from its customer base in the southeastern United States.
Alert Logic is adding machine learning analytics capabilities to its security-as-a-service offerings through an OEM partnership with Prelert, which calls itself "the anomaly detection company." Through the partnership, Alert Logic will add Prelert's machine learning functions to enhance its existing capabilities for detecting threats that are designed to bypass traditional, signature-based approaches.
Enterprise storage architecture vendor Panzura has added support for the Microsoft Azure public cloud and is hoping to turn Azure Storage into a globally distributed network-attached storage (NAS) system.
VMware and partner Carpathia have moved the vCloud Government Service to the next stage. That doesn't quite mean general availability, but it's a step in right direction. Earlier this year, the two companies unveiled VMware vCloud Government Service for the U.S. public sector.
The evaluation of potential suitors for acquiring Rackspace has come to an end after barely four months, and the company has decided it's best going it alone. Rackspace will remain independent and will continue following the lead of new Taylor Rhodes, currently president and now CEO and member of the board of directors.
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Exoprise has expanded the capabilities of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud application monitoring tool to include SaaS and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) in the public cloud from any Exoprise-managed monitoring points.