Cisco plans to embed security everywhere
Earlier this month, Cisco announced a plan to embed security throughout the network – from the data center out to endpoints, branch offices, and the cloud – in an effort to avoid pervasive threats. Cisco says the strategy will give customers the ability to gain threat-centric security required for the digitized business and the Internet of Everything. The company sees IoE as a $19 trillion opportunity over the next decade while cybercrime is itself a $450 billion to $1 trillion business. Read more.
Introducing Identity Management for the Mobile Cloud Era: VMware Identity Manager
VMware has introduced a new solution, VMware Identity Manager, a unique identity as a service (IDaaS) solution for the mobile-cloud era. The identity management market is heating up again as enterprises make the gradual shift toward cloud-first strategies to transform IT operations. On the surface, the reasons are obvious. Any employee of a company larger than about 20 people feels the pain of trying to get work done when they aren't sitting in front of a domain joined computer in the office, and even then, the occasional need to access an HR app, and likely a CRM app still requires yet another password. Read more.
Now Available: Amazon EC2 for Microsoft Windows Server with SQL Server Enterprise Edition
Now you can run Amazon EC2 for Windows with SQL Server Enterprise Edition. You can select pre-configured Amazon Machine Images (AMI) and launch them on R3.2xlarge, R3.4xlarge, and R3.8xlarge instance types, in the US-East (Virginia), US-West (Oregon) and Europe (Ireland) regions. Read more.