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Citrix announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zenprise, an innovator in mobile device management. Following the close of the acquisition, Citrix intends to integrate the Zenprise solution for mobile device management, with its Citrix CloudGateway and Me@Work solutions for managing mobile apps and data. Citrix hopes to close the deal early next year. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
CipherCloud, started in 2010, announced that it has secured $30 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz. The same venture capitalist firm has also funded Okta as reported a couple of days back. CipherCloud’s existing investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and T-Venture, the venture capital arm of Deutsche Telekom.
Egenera announced the acquisition of Fort Technologies, a cloud lifecycle software provider based in Dublin, Ireland. The acquisition enables Egenera to bring Fort’s innovative management capabilities to its PAN Cloud Director software providing customers a means to design and deliver enterprise-class cloud services.
Okta announced that it has closed $25 million in Series C funding, led by new investor Sequoia Capital. Sequoia joins existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures and FLOODGATE. The investment serves as a strong endorsement of the company's vision to redefine identity management in the modern enterprise.
Centrify Corporation, the company providing Unified Identity Services across data center, cloud and mobile, introduced a new Windows Azure cloud-based offering that extends Microsoft Active Directory and lets organizations centrally secure and control access to their increasing deployments of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) apps and other cloud services across a variety of operating systems and platforms.
Apprenda is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that transforms how enterprises can develop, deliver and manage next generation applications in a public, private or hybrid cloud environment. The company recently launched version 4.0 of its flagship platform. This new release will help in modernization of existing mission-critical enterprise applications. It also builds new cloud architected applications and services and provides support for Windows-based cloud environments.
Citrix announced recently, at the AWS Re: Invent conference, the availability of Citrix NetScaler, the company’s advanced cloud networking platform, and Citrix CloudBridge, an innovative solution for enterprises to connect securely, transparently, and with high-performance to Amazon Web Services (AWS), via both “bring your own license” and pay-as-you-use on the AWS Marketplace. Both solutions come in a virtual form factor that can be deployed directly on AWS. Together, they make it easier and more cost effective for enterprises to seamlessly extend their enterprise network to AWS.
Dell announced enhancements to its Dell Wyse PocketCloud app portfolio to help connect individuals with their professional and personal content anytime, anywhere from any device. PocketCloud Explore and PocketCloud Web provide a secure and fast way to remotely connect to users’ PCs and Macs from Android, iOS and Windows RT devices, including the Dell XPS 10 tablet, or any Web browser, enabling users to access and share any content.
Data Security gives peace of mind for the Organizations, be it in-Cloud or On-Premises. SurDoc, a cloud-based storage and document technology provider is offering TruPrivacy to its customers. The product provides absolute privacy protection for users, while keeping cloud storage provider costs low. Consumers now can confidently use cloud-based storage, knowing that their data and files are finally 100 percent safe, even employees within a cloud service provider.
Attunity Ltd., provider of information availability software solutions, announced the official launch and commercial availability of Attunity CloudBeam, a fully-managed data transfer SaaS platform for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple Storage Service (S3). The Solution has recently emerged successfully from private beta into public beta.