VMware vCloud Hybrid Service has recently become generally availability in Europe, providing customers the flexibility to stretch their IT resources across their on-premise infrastructure and an off-premise data center in Slough, UK, that meets UK and EU compliance and data sovereignty demands.
Edward Snowden has sent a 12-page testimony to a Members of the European Parliament as part of an inquiry into the electronic mass surveillance of EU citizens. Published on Friday, the testimony argues that the mass surveillance programs by the NSA and GHCQ “endanger a number of basic rights which, in aggregate, constitute the foundation of liberal societies.”
Raleigh, NC – ViUX Systems, expert in all things SmarterMail and long-time SmarterTools Partner, has released SmarterMail Email Hosting on ultra-fast SSD Enhanced Cloud Storage, using Parallels Cloud Server (PCS), running on a cluster of Dell Cloud-Series (C6220) Servers.
Platform-as-a-service provider Jumpstarter.io launched in general availability this week on a mission to make it as easy as possible for developers and web agencies to launch a website or project by spinning up a pre-configured server in less than a second.
Deutsche Telekom is reaching out to organizations nervous about cloud adoption by partnering with startup CipherCloud, the companies announced Wednesday.
GlobalSign Helps ISO New England Secure Critical Energy Infrastructure by Increasing User Authentication
San Francisco, CA – GlobalSign, the enterprise SaaS Certificate Authority (CA), today announced the launch of the first energy market trading application to operate within North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) standards on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) by its customer ISO New England, the operator of the New England bulk power system and wholesale electricity markets. Implementing strong authentication based on NAESB’s guidelines supports ISO New England’s efforts to meet components outlined in the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework for Executive Order (EO) 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure (CI) Cybersecurity. Due to the critical nature of ensuring efficient and reliable delivery of electricity, and based on recommendations from the Executive Order to improve CI cybersecurity, ISO New England opted to increase the level of identity authentication for their power generators, regional utility companies, and other market participants that utilize their eMarket portal
New Orleans, LA and London, UK – Flexiant and Parallels , a leading hosting and cloud services enablement provider, today announced that Parallels is now a global reseller of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, a leading cloud orchestration solution for offering differentiated IaaS services. The agreement offers Parallels providers, carriers and multi-system operators (MSOs) easy access to a broader choice of cloud management platforms and virtualization technologies.
Online store software provider ePages has become 1&1′s exclusive partner for online shop software in Europe and North America, boosting the number of ePages shops to more than 120,000. Also, 1&1′s parent company United Internet has acquired a 25 percent equity stake in ePages.
Turkey’s president Abdullah Gul signed a controversial bill on Tuesday that allows Turkish authorities to block websites without a court order. The law will enable Turkish officials to monitor telecommunications and ISPs, allowing the government to block online content it deems illegal or to be in violation of someone’s privacy
New York – ePages provides the platform for all 1&1 eShops, and becomes 1&1’s exclusive partner for online shop software in Europe and North America. The license agreement is the largest in ePages history. 1&1 and ePages will migrate the existing 1&1 eShops to the new ePages platform, preserving all customer data and website layouts.