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Red Hat, a company known for its open source solutions has announced that Cloud9 IDE has built its online development environment with Red Hat’s OpenShift Online hosted Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution. By integrating OpenShift Online into its original online development environment, Cloud9 IDE is able to deliver more flexibility, security and ease of use to developers.
Data security is one of the major factors considered for the adoption of cloud computing by the organisations. VMware is one of the major players in providing cloud infrastructure. Cloud encryption and key management are fundamental building blocks for data security. Now Proticor has teamed up with VMware to provide data security to the customers with its unique technology.
Attunity Ltd., a provider of information availability software solutions, announced the release and general availability of Attunity RepliWeb for Enterprise File Replication (EFR). The latest version of the Attunity solution is designed to enable organizations to replicate data files to, from and between Apache Hadoop. Attunity RepliWeb for EFR enables business intelligence and Big Data analytics.
Big Data Analytics seems to be proving beneficial to the organizations in taking better decisions. Most of the solutions that are coming up are concentrated around Big Data. Let us try and understand what it is. Big Data, as the name indicates is huge in volume. This volume can be observed if there is exponential growth of data. Also it can be structured data or un-structured data like images, media files etc.
Joyent, the cloud infrastructure company has announced a new Apache Hadoop-based solution to handle Big Data. The product allows companies to run enterprise-class Hadoop on Joyent Cloud. The company claims to reduce costs and dramatically decrease query response times which adds to the benefit of its customers.
From start-ups to established companies, one of the key requirements for growth is capital. For obvious reasons this factor can't be ignored. While investing some of the companies look for growth and others for integration of technologies benefitting them in either case. Let us see some of the investments that have been done recently.
DataStax, the company that powers the big data apps, announced the early adopter program (EAP) launch of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 3.0. A company press release states that the new version provides core security capabilities to the entire Cassandra community, as well as the advanced data protection that businesses expect in an enterprise-grade database.
Hortonworks announced the release of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 1.2, which includes the latest version of Apache Ambari for comprehensive management, monitoring and provisioning of Apache Hadoop clusters is an open source platform powered by Apache Hadoop. This latest release comes with additional new capabilities for improving security and ease of use.
Virtustream, Inc., an enterprise class cloud software and IaaS provider, today added software-based “data at rest” encryption to its cloud services portfolio through a partnership with Vormetric, an enterprise encryption and key management company. With this extra protection, Virtustream claims to provide highly secure and compliant solutions that enable ITs customers to safely run mission-critical applications.
Netsuite announced that it has acquired Retail Anywhere, a provider of multi-channel retail management solutions. The Company plans to build on Its SuiteCommerce platform and bring Retail Businesses to Global Commerce Cloud. IT also offers retailers to grow revenues, open up new sales channels and expand their business globally by opening them to call centres, social media and B2B, B2C, and eCommerce via desktops, laptops, iPhone/iPad, and other smartphones and tablets.