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Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure now available on AWS

Nutanix is making its technology available on Amazon Web Services. This is done through Nutanix Clusters – a hybrid cloud extension between on-premises data centres to public clouds to manage apps in the two environments without retooling. It will give customers better flexibility in how they manage applications. Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, […]


Zero Trust security for video surveillance in the retail sector

The retail industry is stepping up its security efforts to restrict the number of shoplifters and improve vigilance. When retail security provider, LiveView, required a Zero Trust solution for its video surveillance offering, it turned to NetFoundry. The challenge facing the retail sector Retailers are feeling increasing pressure from online competition, which necessitates review of […]


Goodwill Central Coast deploys Edge Computing infrastructure across three counties

Goodwill Central Coast, a non-profit organisation based in California, has scaled its services, simplified its IT infrastructure and saved time and money after implementing a Scale Computing Edge solution.   Spanning three counties in Southern California, Goodwill Central Coast serves Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo. Goodwill Central Coast’s mission is to provide employment […]


Conpend TRADE AI app goes live on Finastra’s FusionFabric.cloud

Finastra has announced a new app available on its FusionFabric.cloud open development platform, Conpend TRADE AI. The app builds on the functionality of Finastra’s Fusion Trade Innovation technology to significantly cut document and compliance checking time. Using optical character recognition (OCR), natural language processing (NLP) and progressive Machine Learning, Conpend TRADE AI digitizes trade finance […]


Leaseweb’s five-year growth exceeds double the market average

Leaseweb, a leading hosting cloud company, has announced that the growth in its global hosting infrastructure and related network capacity has grown twice the market average. The accomplishment is attributed to a focused approach to grow the company’s global presence over five years and has seen Leaseweb achieve a 22% increase in data centre locations […]


VMware Cloud on AWS delivers on customer requirements

VMware has announced new capabilities designed to further improve the economic value of VMware Cloud on AWS while meeting an evolving set of requirements for application modernization, Business Continuity and resiliency and cloud migration. These new offerings include the new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) i3en instances that can deliver nearly 50% lower cost […]


Cincinnati Bell keeps community connected and protects employees

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Ohio-headquartered Cincinnati Bell needed to rapidly enable its employees to work from home. It turned to Avaya and within three weeks hundreds of its contact center employees were safely working remotely with the result that the telecommunications company’s call center was able to meet a call volume increase of more […]


Equinix to extend customer access to Alibaba Cloud in 17 markets

API integration with ECX Fabric allows streamlined access to Alibaba Cloud across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA. Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, has announced it will extend access to Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, through Platform Equinix  for customers from 17 metros globally, including Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Jakarta, […]


Six reasons why COVID-19 will accelerate the rush to cloud

Andrew Brinded, Vice President and Sales Chief Operating Officer, Nutanix, says cloud provides the enabling deployment model for the times in which we live and its impact is set to grow. In 1991, the renowned technology journalist Stewart Alsop made a famously wrong forecast. “I predict that the last mainframe will be unplugged on March […]


Gigamon delivers comprehensive visibility for Nutanix-powered private cloud architectures

Gigamon, the company providing network visibility and analytics on all information-in-motion, has announced the general availability of its GigaVUE Cloud Suite for Nutanix. GigaVUE Cloud Suite for Nutanix is a validated joint solution for hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI) which resides completely in the private cloud. The solution allows the enterprise to optimise performance, improve security, minimise […]


Veeam and AWS help Best Friends Animal Society keep pets alive

The business challenge When Best Friends was established in 1984, 17 million pets were killed in shelters each year. By 2019, that number had decreased by 96% to 773,000. Best Friends’ goal is to reduce the number to zero by 2025 by growing its network of more than 2,500 animal welfare partners across all 50 […]


Alectra supports M&A growth strategy with ServiceNow

Alectra Utilities aggressively grows its business through mergers and acquisitions Over the last several years, Alectra Utilities (Alectra) has aggressively pursued mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to grow its local electricity distribution business. To effectively execute this strategy, Alectra needs to onboard acquired businesses quickly and efficiently, breaking down organisational silos and creating a “One Alectra” […]