ServicesAngle Press Releases for February 26, 2013

HP Announces Security Research Organization

HP has announced formation of the HP Security Research (HPSR) organization, a new group that will provide actionable security intelligence through published reports, threat briefings, and enhancements to the HP security product portfolio. It also released findings from the HP Cyber Security Risk Report providing insight into the vulnerability landscape with data covering areas such as Web an mobile. More

 

Dell Announces Kitenga Analytics for Business Insight

Dell Software has announced the latest release of Kitenga Analytics for business analysts and data scientists working with structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data in Hadoop. Kitenga Analytics 2.0 adds new search, indexing, and sentiment analysis functionality along with additional support for the Predictive Modeling Markup Language (PMML) for predictive insight into trends. More

 

MIT Lists VMware in 50 Disruptive Companies

VMware has been included in MIT Technology Review’s annual list of the world’s most innovative technology companies. The members are nominated by MIT Technology Review’s editors based on original and valuable technology brought to market at significant scale that clearly influences their competitors. More

 

Red Cross Adds Microsoft Office 365 to Global Enterprise Agreement

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has expanded on a global Enterprise Agreement with Microsoft with a new Memorandum of Understanding. The IFRC will offer Microsoft Office 365 and other products as its new standard communications and collaboration platform worldwide. The agreement has the potential to serve more than 1 million volunteers and staff members in the network. More

 

Cisco Announces Next-Generation Internet Architecture

Cisco has announced that SFR, a leading mobile telecommunications provider in France, will expand its mobile Internet network using the Cisco next-generation Internet architecture. This includes elastic packet core, mobile backhaul, and service provider WiFi solutions. It will allow SFR to deploy the widest range of heterogeneous radio networks (2G/3G, 4G LTE, WiFi), capture new business opportunities, foster new business models, and meet rapidly growing network demands. More

 

Nice Builds Virtual City Hall on Cisco Platform in Nice Etoile Mall

The Nice Cote d’Azure Metropolitan Area and City of Nice have built a virtual city hall, offering real-time services, in the Nice Etoile shopping mall. The “Spot Mairie” (City Hall Point) cabin is equipped with Cisco high-definition video to allow residents to interact face-to-face with a remote agent. The experiment, a first for public services, is part of a partnership agreement between the Nice Metropolitan Area and Cisco France for the area’s digital development. More

 

Cisco, Wharton School Open Learning Experience of the Future

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Cisco have unveiled the “learning experience of the future” blending life-size visual communication via telepresence with collaboration facilities to enhance interaction and learning among faculty, students, and alumni independent of physical location. The life-size, high-definition visual communications, based on Cisco TelePresence technology allows Wharton to connect classrooms that are physically separated by thousands of miles for an immersive experience. More

 

HyTrust Winds Three Major Patents

HyTrust has been awarded three separate patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the area of virtualization infrastructure security. The new HyTrust patent portfolio features foundational technologies that automate risk mitigation and compliance in virtualized infrastructure and ease the adoption of multi-tenant clouds. More

 

NetApp Clustered Datda ONTAP Enables Nonstop Operation is vCloud

NetApp has announced a solution to integrate the NetApp clustered Data ONTAP storage OS with the VMware vCloud and Horizon suites. Together they offer integrated cloud infrastructure and mobile computing solutions that enable nonstop IT operations, increased data protection, and easier infrastructure deployment. More

 

Salesforce Execs to Participate in Six March Investor Events

Salesforce.com has announced that its executives will participate in six early-March investor events. Audiocasts of each of the presentations will be available on salesforce.com’s website after the events. More

About Bert Latamore

Bert Latamore is a journalist and freelance writer with 30 years of experience in the IT industry including four years at Gartner and five at META Group. He is presently the editor at Wikibon.org, and associate editor at Seybold Publishing. He follows the mobile computing market, including PDAs and tablet computing, and related subjects such as both a user of PDAs and tablet computers for more than 20 years and as a strategic analyst. He was the first person at Gartner to carry a pocket computer, in 1989.