Technology Week in Review

By Celeste Collins
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On November 18, 2016

November 14, 2016

Illumio just released Illumio Security Templates, offering ready-to-use security policies for core data center and cloud applications. They are pre-made to secure common applications, providing segmentation without having to reconfigure the network.

Intel Security is working with a select group of customers on developing systems to enable human-machine teaming to get the best of both worlds in applying cyber threat intelligence.

Distributor Westcon-Comstor is expanding its relationship with Gigamon, the developer of network visibility and traffic monitoring technology, adding the Gigamon platform to its product line card in North America for the first time and giving solution providers an opportunity to boost their security sales.

November 15, 2016

Cisco’s Channel Chief, Wendy Bahr, discusses the highlights of the Cisco Partner Summit as well as competition with Hewlett Packard Enterprise and how partners should take advantage of Cisco’s partnership with Apple.

Following its Blue Coat Systems acquisition this summer, Symantec may be looking to buy LifeLock in a deal that could be worth as much as $2 billion.

Dell Technologies is rolling out two new enterprise printers and print management software, and a company executive says the new line is a shovelful of dirt on the grave of the A3 printer market.

November 16, 2016

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced the integration of its industry-leading SafeNet Hardware Security Modules (HSM) with Symphony Communication Services’ secure cloud-based communications platform.

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint released its 2017 Cybersecurity Predictions Report, which examines the increasing convergence of the technological and physical worlds and the long-term implications of this new digital ecosystem on organizations and institutions worldwide.

Availability and disaster recovery vendor Zerto has launched the 5.0 version of its flagship Zerto Virtual Replication solution, which features four major new enhancements.

November 17, 2016

NetApp CEO George Kurian discusses how the company’s focused and disciplined efforts yielded results for both its top and bottom lines.

Citrix is adding new capabilities to its file sync and sharing service ShareFile. The new features will help streamline document workflows, and increase productivity and collaboration across teams.

If you use a USB flash drive, MicroSD card, or portable hard drive to keep backups of important files, you should protect yourself by encrypting removable storage devices so your files can’t be accessed if the drive is lost or stolen. The BitLocker To Go feature of Microsoft Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise editions eliminates the risk by encrypting the drive so it can’t be read without a password.

November 18, 2016

Dell recently revealed its Dell Data Protection | Secure Lifecycle, a new product that aims to protect corporate data across its entire lifecycle. The solution leverages a combination of security tools, including encryption, file access monitoring, data leakage prevention (DLP), and digital rights management (DRM).

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich discusses how the company is making major investments in artificial intelligence through using data analytics, machine learning and deep learning to develop machine intelligence applications.

Veeam will soon release version 9.5 of Veeam Backup & Replication. Stefan Renner discusses some of the new capabilities that 9.5 delivers with its NetApp ONTAP storage integration.

Celeste Collins

Celeste Collins

Celeste has more than 15 years’ experience in technical and business communications as a writer and editor. Celeste works on Gotham's documentation and communication efforts.