Technology Week in Review

By Celeste Collins
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On December 12, 2016

December 5, 2016

Chad Sakac, head of Dell EMC’s Converged Platforms Division, is laying out a strategy for how the company will play in the storage and server market to take advantage of what the company estimates to be an $85 billion opportunity.

Microsoft Ventures, Microsoft’s venture-funding group, has been adding more companies to its investment portfolio over the last couple of months.

Splunk helps FamilySearch gain agility in the cloud.

December 6, 2016

Check Point has long been known as a firewall company, but it is reaching beyond its roots with a new series of protective technologies under its SandBlast line.

Citrix discusses the Library in Citrix Cloud: a new way to show each and every configured offering that was created inside a service, which will improve the end-to-end experience of managing offerings and subscriptions, making the whole process more streamlined and productive.

Simon Townsend, Chief Technologist at AppSense, discusses five ransomware prevention tactics.

December 7, 2016

Simon Dodsley of Pure Storage discusses how to write an Ansible Playbook for a Pure Storage FlashArray, the things you need to be aware of, and an example Playbook to create a volume and attach it to a host.

Bromium, Inc., the pioneer and leader in virtualization-based enterprise security that stops advanced malware attacks, announced the launch of its new Premium Support Services.

December 8, 2016

Citrix Systems, Inc. announced that Gartner, Inc. has named Citrix a leader in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing report yet again, a placement consistent with all prior published reports since 2009.

LockPath announced the company is being honored with the 2016 GRC Value Award for IT Governance, Risk Management and Compliance.

Malwarebytes, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, released security research findings on the prevalence and distribution of ransomware attacks in the United States.

December 9, 2016

Dell EMC and VMware rolled out a new VxRack hyperconverged system that has migrated to Dell’s PowerEdge servers.

Microsoft Windows 10’s next big update will include new tools that help businesses better control their PCs and keep their data safe.

IGEL Technology, a world leader in the delivery of powerful endpoint management software, IGEL Linux-powered thin clients, zero clients, and all-in-one thin client solutions, announced the introduction of IGEL UD Pocket, a flexible and cost-effective out-of-the-box micro thin client solution that is designed to improve the security of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives in organizations with remote or mobile workforces.

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.