Riverbed Delivers Customization Via Developer Tools
News roundup: Riverbed's FlyScript includes REST APIs; SolarWinds launches free Alerts Central; Sepaton adds encryption to backup appliance; Dell SonicWall rolls out SuperMassive firewall; Veeam extends VMware support for backup.
Symantec 4.0: A New Strategy
Symantec has announced a new initiative, Symantec 4.0, that will revise both its product and corporate strategies. We'll look at what it means for the company and its customers.
Demand for IT Security Experts Outstrips Supply
IT security professionals are in high demand, especially those with certifications, and security salaries are on the rise. But a shortage of talent leaves companies struggling to get their hands around breaches.
GE Targets Data Centers With New Business Unit
GE has launched a new business unit called Critical Power that combines products and services for industries such as data centers and telco providers that require reliable, efficient electrical systems.
BYOD Security: Do You Really Need MDM?
IT is being stampeded into adopting MDM to protect mobile devices. But it's not a silver bullet, and it may be overkill for many needs where conventional wireless network security best practices will suffice.
Google Vs. Zombies -- And Worse
Take an inside look at how Google prepares for catastrophes, from flesh-eating zombies to earthquakes. This disaster prep team keeps it real and keeps it interesting.
Data Center Rock Stars
Members of the rock band Live are investing in a company that's building new fiber networks and data centers from Pennsylvania to New York City.
Mersive Cuts Wires for Projection Systems
Mersive's Solstice software lets mobile devices connect wirelessly to projection systems and flat screens, eliminating the need for cords and adapters in conference rooms and campuses. But we're still a ways away from ubiquitous connectivity.
EMC Amps Up Flash Product Line
EMC announced new high-performance PCIe SSDs to extend its range of flash drives, and said its all-flash array, XtremIO, is now available for customers. The company also rebranded its server-side caching software.
10 Free and Low-Cost Mobile Wireless Tools
There's no replacing meaty, licensed tools for wireless network support. But a growing number of free and low-cost apps are available when all you have is a smartphone or tablet at hand. Most of the gems live in the Android space, so you iOS developers need to get to work.
Aerohive Launches Cloud-Managed Switches
Aerohive Networks widens the field of cloud-managed switching, which has largely been ruled by Meraki. Aerohive's three new switches unify both wired and wireless network access.
Kim Dotcom Plans Mega IPO
MegaUpload founder, still sought for extradition by the U.S. government, hires CFO to help float his new cloud storage service.
Next-Generation Firewalls 101
Next-generation firewalls combine application awareness and deep packet inspection to give companies more control over applications while also detecting and blocking malicious threats.