Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en Report: IBM in Talks About Takeover of Lloyds Data Centers http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/report-ibm-talks-about-takeover-lloyds-data-centers <div class="field-byline"> Yevgeniy Sverdlik </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lloyds Banking Group is in talks with IBM about potentially selling its data centers to the US company and having it run them as a service provider to the British financial services giant, The Register reported, citing anonymous sources. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/report-ibm-talks-about-takeover-lloyds-data-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/report-ibm-talks-about-takeover-lloyds-data-centers#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:46:00 +0000 101061 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Here’s What’s Next for CenturyLink’s Data Center Business http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/here-s-what-s-next-centurylink-s-data-center-business <div class="field-byline"> Yevgeniy Sverdlik </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Last year, the data centers Verizon sold to Equinix for $3.6 billion came into the carrier’s fold in 2011, when it acquired Terremark Worldwide, a company founded and at the time led by Manny Medina, the man who is now at the helm of the company that made the second blockbuster deal, acquiring a $2.3 billion portfolio of data centers from CenturyLink, also a major telco.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/here-s-what-s-next-centurylink-s-data-center-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/here-s-what-s-next-centurylink-s-data-center-business#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:40:00 +0000 101051 at http://thevarguy.com <p>Here&rsquo;s What&rsquo;s Next for CenturyLink&rsquo;s Data Center Business</p> Thinkstock 9 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2017 and What They Mean for the Channel http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/9-cybersecurity-predictions-2017-and-what-they-mean-c <div class="node-body article-body">We reached out to our security experts to see what they thought 2017 would bring us in the cybersecurity space, and narrowed it down to nine solid predictions.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/9-cybersecurity-predictions-2017-and-what-they-mean-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/9-cybersecurity-predictions-2017-and-what-they-mean-c#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Thu, 29 Dec 2016 22:24:00 +0000 100601 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Spanning’s Latest Offering Falls in Line with Dell’s Ambitious Plans http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/spanning-s-latest-offering-falls-line-dell-s-ambitiou <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As Dell&rsquo;s acquisition of EMC is finalized and the two companies begin to merge cultures and technology, we take a look at <a href="http://spanning.com/">Spanning</a>, the cloud data protection provider purchased by EMC in 2014, and what it can do for Dell&rsquo;s offerings.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/spanning-s-latest-offering-falls-line-dell-s-ambitiou" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/spanning-s-latest-offering-falls-line-dell-s-ambitiou#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Mon, 19 Sep 2016 22:15:00 +0000 98221 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Healthcare Industry Can’t Seem to Cure the Cyber-Attack Plague http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/healthcare-industry-can-t-seem-cure-cyber-attack-plag <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It is a story you hear all too often these days. Industries and organizations of all sizes that still use legacy operating systems and have outdated security and defense structures are falling prey to increasingly advanced and stealthy cyber-attack techniques. </p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/healthcare-industry-can-t-seem-cure-cyber-attack-plag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/healthcare-industry-can-t-seem-cure-cyber-attack-plag#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Thu, 11 Aug 2016 20:11:00 +0000 97361 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock 4 Winners and 3 Losers in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IaaS http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/4-winners-and-3-losers-gartner-s-magic-quadrant-iaas <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-family: 'Open Sans', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.625em; outline: 0px; color: rgb(63, 63, 63); line-height: 22.4px;">Gartner has released the results of its Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure as a Service for 2016. The winners in the public cloud space are innovating and adding new features rapidly, while the losers are falling further and further behind. Here&rsquo;s a look at some of the highlights of the report.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/4-winners-and-3-losers-gartner-s-magic-quadrant-iaas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/4-winners-and-3-losers-gartner-s-magic-quadrant-iaas#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Mon, 08 Aug 2016 20:02:00 +0000 97271 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Security Central: Kaspersky Lab Launches Bug Bounty Program, Report Reveals Widespread Cybersecurity Talent Crisis http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/security-central-kaspersky-lab-launches-bug-bounty-pr <div class="field-deck"> Security News for the Week of August 1, 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kaspersky Lab came out with a rather large piece of news this week. The international software security group used the Black Hat USA Conference in Las Vegas as a launch pad to kick off their new Kaspersky Lab Bug Bounty Program with bug bounty platform provider HackerOne.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/security-central-kaspersky-lab-launches-bug-bounty-pr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/security-central-kaspersky-lab-launches-bug-bounty-pr#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:38:00 +0000 97211 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock New Cisco Report Reveals Vulnerabilities to Ransomware http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/new-cisco-report-reveals-vulnerabilities-ransomware <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In the world of cybersecurity, experts are constantly working to find ways to bulk up defenses and foil attackers, fighting the good fight to ensure the safety and protection of our most sensitive data. Despite some recent encouraging developments, optimistic projections and new methods to effectively protect against ransomware, Cisco&rsquo;s newly released 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) may have put a bit of a damper on things.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/new-cisco-report-reveals-vulnerabilities-ransomware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/new-cisco-report-reveals-vulnerabilities-ransomware#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:49:00 +0000 97031 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Democrats Said to Ignore Cybersecurity Warnings Before Theft http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/democrats-said-ignore-cybersecurity-warnings-theft <div class="field-byline"> Michael Riley | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Democratic National Committee was warned last fall that its computer network was susceptible to attacks but didn&rsquo;t follow the security advice it was given, according to three people familiar with the matter.</p> <p>The missed opportunity is another blow to party officials already embarrassed by the theft and public disclosure of e-mails that have disrupted their presidential nominating convention in Philadelphia and led their chairwoman to resign.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/democrats-said-ignore-cybersecurity-warnings-theft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/democrats-said-ignore-cybersecurity-warnings-theft#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:40:00 +0000 97001 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Three Months After Pivot3 Aquired NexGen, First Joint Product Released http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/three-months-after-pivot3-aquired-nexgen-first-joint- <div class="field-deck"> vSTAC SLX touts workload prioritization capabilities </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>When hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) vendor <a href="http://www.pivot3.com" target="_blank">Pivot3</a> purchased the storage solution provider <a href="http://www.NexGenstorage.com" target="_blank">NexGen</a> earlier this year, there were some solid tactical motivations behind the acquisition. NexGen had a highly competitive product in the accelerated flash array space with high quality of service (QoS) capabilities. Where Pivot3 had gaps in sales coverage, NexGen had a presence. And NexGen&rsquo;s strong channel program accelerated that of Pivot3.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/three-months-after-pivot3-aquired-nexgen-first-joint-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/secure-cloud-data-storage-news-and-information/three-months-after-pivot3-aquired-nexgen-first-joint-#comments Secure Cloud Data Storage News and Information Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:39:00 +0000 96531 at http://thevarguy.com Pivot3