ServicsAngle News Briefs for February 25, 2013

EMC Introduces Pivotal HD Apache Hadoop Distribution

EMC has announced what it says is the world’s most powerful Apache Hadoop distribution, Pivotal HD, the integrated EMC Greenplum massively parallel processing (MPP) database technology natively with the Apache Hadoop framework. The EMC Greenplum-developed HAWQ technology brings a decade of large-scale management research and development to the platform to provide more than 100X performance improvements compared to existing SQL-like services on top of Hadoop, EMC says. More


RSA Announces Three SOC Systems to Manage Security Incidents

RSA, the Security Division of EMC, has announced three software systems for Security Operations Centers to manage security incidents faster and better. The new applications, part of the new RSA Security Analytics platform, are the RSA Advanced Incident Management for Security (AIMS), RSA Asset Criticality Intelligence (ACI), and RSA Data Discovery for Security Analytics. They provide organizations with deep content awareness of IT assets to help prioritize and focus threat and incident management. More


RSA, Juniper Networks Expand Technology Partnership

RSA and Juniper Networks have announced their intent to expand their technology partnership to address advanced threats and mobile security. The new program will include extensive intelligence sharing between the RSA Live threat intelligence delivery service and Juniper Networks Junos Spotlight Secure global attacker intelligence service. RSA plans to use this to extend threat visibility and analytics within RSA Security Analytics. More


HP Announces Android Consumer Tablet

HP has announced the HP Slate, an Android Jelly Bean consumer tablet that provides easy access to Google Mobile services. The new Slate has a seven-inch diagonal screen and weighs 13 ounces, has a stainless steel frame, and includes embedded Beats Audio. More


HP Announces Contextual Security Intelligence

HP has announced new offerings to provide contextual security intelligence from Big Data to better detect and prevent threats. It has integrated the security information and event management (SIEM) capabilities of HP ArcSight with the HP Autonomy IOL content analytics engine to create a system that automatically recognizes the context, concepts, sentiments, and usage patterns related to how users interact with data and bring meaning to raw security data. More


HP Sells webOS LG Electronics for Smart TVs

HP has sold the webOS operating system it acquired with Palm Inc. to LG Electronics Inc., which plans to use the technology in its next-generation Smart TV technology. As part of the agreement LG is acquiring the source code, associated documentation, engineering talent and related websites associated with webOS. LG also will receive licenses under HP’s intellectual property to use its webOS products, including patents acquired from Palm. More


Nokia Siemens, IBM Announce First Mobile Edge Computing Platform

Nokia Siemens Networks and IBM have announced a partnership to create what they call the world’s first mobile edge computing platform. It can run applications directly within a mobile base station, allowing mobile operators to create a unique mobile experience, relieve the ever-increasing strain on network infrastructure, and bring new products to market. It will accelerate the delivery of content directly from the base station, ensuring a superior user experience in the face of ever increasing data traffic. More


Dell Latitude 10 Enhanced Security Tablet Designed for Government, Financial, Healthcare

Dell has announced the Latitude 10 enhanced security configuration tablet designed to address the management and security challenges faced by organizations, particularly in government, the financial industry, and healthcare. It builds on Dell’s heritage of delivering trusted business PCs with industry-leading manageability, security, and reliability. More


Dell WiGig Docking Station Makes Wireless Docking Real

Dell has announced the Dell Wireless Dock, the first docking station based on the latest multi-gigabit, tri-band WiFi standard (WiGig), providing best-in-class wireless docking for the Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook. It provides docking with speeds up to 10X that of today’s fastest WiFi networks. The Dell Wireless Dock is designed for use in offices, meeting rooms, and classrooms, providing connectivity to displays, projectors, networks, speakers, and other peripherals. More


Dell Announces Multi-Gbit Next Generation Firewall

Dell has announced the SonicWALL SuperMassive 9000 Series next-generation firewall for enterprise networks, providing security, productivity, performance, and scalability. It provides advanced threat protection including high performance intrusion prevention and anti-malware at multi-gigabit speeds with near zero latencyusing a high core density architecture. More