TechTarget News - Week of Feb 17, 2019

Dell Boomi taps APAC cloud market

The supplier of cloud-based integration services has expanded into Southeast Asia following its debut in Australia about two years ago

NCSC signals UK may take softer line on Huawei

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre suggests Huawei will be allowed to form core elements of the country’s 5G mobile network infrastructure after all

Channel roundup: Who's gone where?

Another busy few days across the industry with some executives deciding now is the time for a fresh challenge

Finding security in the cloud

When choosing a cloud security provider, enterprises will need to consider the level of data privacy and data security risk involved

Adopting digital learning in firms

At the Learning Technologies conference in London, three experts discuss adopting digital learning technologies in their firms

Huawei’s Ren Zhengfei: US won’t crush us

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei has taken a more combative stance in the ongoing row over the firm’s alleged links to the Chinese intelligence services

Royal Mail delivers safety training through virtual reality

At the Learning Technologies event in London, Royal Mail’s online learning manager talks about the organisation’s use of virtual reality to help postal workers avoid dog attacks

No More Ransom releases GandCrab decryption tool

Another free decryption tool is available that allows anyone infected with the latest versions of the GandCrab ransomware to regain control of their files and avoid paying the fee

MDL AutoMation picks Imanis Data to protect MongoDB

MDL AutoMation purchased Imanis Data to gain hourly backups and nightly restores of its MongoDB database -- something that couldn't be done with MongoDB's native backup.

Lenovo TruScale adds twist to cloud infrastructure on demand

With TruScale Infrastructure Services, Lenovo tries to catch up with Cisco, Dell and HPE, customizing TruScale to a customer's workload and helping customers avoid capital expenditures.

Palo Alto Networks to acquire SOAR vendor Demisto

Palo Alto Networks announced its plan of acquiring SOAR vendor Demisto for $560 million to accelerate its Application Framework strategy and beef up security operations automation.

NHS AI code launched to set rules of engagement for tech firms

The government says its code of conduct for the use of artificial intelligence and other data technologies in the NHS sets out the data privacy rules of the game for tech firms

UK naïve to think China won’t try to exploit Huawei

A think-tank report has branded the UK government naïve at best, irresponsible at worst, over its use of Chinese networking equipment in critical national infrastructure

Huawei faces battle to win Nordic trust

Nordic countries are investigating the spying allegations made against Chinese networking supplier Huiawei

MWC 2019: Huawei claims massive lead on 5G readiness

At a pre-Mobile World Congress event in London, Huawei’s Ryan Ding shared details of the firm’s rapidly expanding 5G mobile portfolio, and laid into his competitors

StorageCraft backup and object storage focuses on healthcare

A new bundle of StorageCraft backup hardware, software and disaster recovery as a service targets healthcare organizations, which are particularly susceptible to ransomware.

Pure Storage all-flash gains ObjectEngine backup appliance

All-flash vendor Pure Storage provides ObjectEngine inline deduplication appliance to reduce data locally and shuttle it to S3-based object storage for analytics, DR and reuse.

Google Cloud Services Platform presses hybrid cloud agenda

Google has pushed its Cloud Services Platform for hybrid computing into beta. The software is based on Google Kubernetes Engine and is geared toward application modernization.

Google buys Alooma to bolster its cloud data migration chops

Google Cloud will acquire Israeli startup Alooma in a bid to add to its data migration portfolio. The move follows last year's acquisition of cloud migration vendor Velostrata.

APAC enterprises are just getting started on AI

Despite clear benefits of adopting the technology, only 41% of enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region have embarked on their artificial intelligence journey

Toyota Australia under cyber attack

The company has confirmed the attempted attack that took out its email system, forcing employees to turn to other forms of communication to continue working

Cooperation a key theme of Brussels cyber security symposium

Fostering trust-based cooperation of like-minded cyber security stakeholders to create new strategies, policies and standards emerged as a key theme at a cyber security conference in Brussels

UK committed to working with EU cyber security partners

NCSC CEO uses cyber security conference in Brussels to set out his agency’s position on Brexit, 5G security, Huawei, market incentives and international cooperation on active cyber defence

MWC 2019: O2 to launch 5G by Christmas

Ahead of Mobile World Congress, operator O2 has revealed further details of how it is planning for the advent of 5G

Huawei looking to step up UK investment

The telco firm has indicated partners here could benefit from more investment if the ongoing problems in the US continue

Businesses urged to prepare for extortion campaigns

C-level executives, lawyers and doctors are the top extortion targets of cyber criminals, a report by researchers tracking thousands of sextortion attempts reveals

Compuverde helps German university consolidate storage

German university licenses more than 1 PB of Compuverde software-defined storage to consolidate an unknown number of NAS systems from NetApp and smaller vendors.

TensorFlow.js brings machine learning to JavaScript

Google has delivered a version of its TensorFlow machine learning library to support JavaScript developers, and the technology has proved to be a hit with users.

HPE, Juniper intro 5G hardware for the edge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Juniper Networks have introduced 5G hardware for service providers' network edge.

Why enterprise adoption of cloud UC should accelerate in 2019

Enterprises like Pacific Dental and PTC are adopting cloud UC to get a consistent, reliable experience across various offices and geographies without overextending IT staff.

Nato supports collaboration on cyber security

Nato supports collaboration and cooperation on cyber security as an organisation founded on the principle of collective defence, says representative

Thales to sell nCipher to Entrust Datacard

Thales eSecurity has announced that it is to sell HSM specialist nCipher, the UK-based encryption firm it acquired in 2008, after spinning it out as a separate business

Government not doing enough to address mobile not-spots

The National Infrastructure Commission has criticised the government for a lack of progress in addressing mobile network not-spots, particularly along key road and rail links

US may cut off countries that use Huawei in 5G networks

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said America may scale back or cut military and diplomatic ties with countries that use Huawei equipment in national 5G networks

IBM adds Power to Watson Machine Learning

While they debuted few whiz-bang offerings, IBM did roll out a handful of products that allow users to run AI technologies across more platforms, including Power Systems servers and competitor clouds.

Upgrades to on-premises Avaya products will be released in bits

Feature upgrades for on-premises Avaya products will roll out in 'very small, manageable' chunks moving forward, the company said. Avaya is looking to more closely align its on-premises and cloud portfolios.

Attunity acquisition expands data management for Qlik users

Qlik's acquisition of Attunity is another sign of the BI vendor's data management ambitions -- and may help attract new users that want to unify big data and analytics.

Supply chain cybersecurity is a hot topic for RSAC 2019

Following years of AI climbing the hype wheel at RSA Conference, the topic is no longer one of the most prevalent as supply chain and infrastructure fears take focus at RSAC 2019.

Kemp 360 Vision analyzes F5, Nginx data

The latest version of the Kemp 360 Vision service can apply predictive analytics to data taken from F5 Networks and Nginx load balancers.

Security automation on display in 2019 RSAC Innovation Sandbox

Security automation will be a factor when most innovative startup is chosen at this year's RSAC Innovation Sandbox since almost all finalists use automation to improve security.

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