Virtualization kingpin VMware was quick to tout its wares for the remote work explosion caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but its recent messaging has shifted to a "return-to-office" theme in a sign that the company may be looking forward to a recovery period soon.
New research indicates software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is a key component of enterprise digital transformation initiatives accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic that have resulted in a "new normal" of remote work.
Many organizations have highlighted the increased cybersecurity threats accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic, and now international police organization INTERPOL has followed suit, warning of more attacks and new targets.
It has been well-noted that the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted cloud computing, and an analyst sees that trend continuing as the world recovers, predicting a permanent shift in the enterprise tech space.
Cloud providers often trumpet big customer wins, and Amazon Web Services didn't miss the opportunity to publicize a particularly timely one with the potential to be the biggest of all: Moderna, a biotech front-runner to produce the first vaccine for COVID-19.
As if the enterprise cybersecurity situation wasn't bad enough already, it's worse amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, says VMware Carbon Black's latest security threat report, which warns of overloaded security teams, a sea of distracted new remote workers exposing more vulnerabilities and new attack vectors to worry about.
VMware virtualization solutions continue to expand in the public cloud space, as Oracle announced a new VMware solution on its cloud platform, following other major providers including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure.
Over the past several years, user misconfigurations of cloud storage infrastructure settings have led to a spate of high-profile security vulnerabilities, and a new study shows the problem persists despite heightened visibility of the problem and copious remediation guidance.
Linux and open source stalwart Red Hat announced Red Hat Virtualization 4.4, the latest update to the company's enterprise virtualization platform for traditional virtual machine (VM)-based workloads.
Microsoft has made generally available two new features of Windows Virtual Desktop: Azure portal integration for easier deployment and management, and audio/video redirection for Microsoft Teams to boost the meetings experience.
Cybersecurity specialist CyberArk is publicizing the problem of "Shadow Admins" -- or hidden admin users -- on cloud platforms, introducing an open source tool to combat the problem.
Users of Google's BigQuery data warehouse will soon be able to conduct Big Data analytics on data stores housed in multiple public clouds.
With multi-cloud implementations becoming the enterprise norm, cybersecurity specialist Fortinet unveiled a new software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) offering targeting those scenarios.
VMware published results of a U.S.-focused cybersecurity survey, finding that 89 percent of enterprise respondents have been targeted by COVID-19-related malware -- enabled by the work-from-home surge.
With remote work becoming the "<a href="https://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2020/05/13/permanent-remote-work.aspx" target="_blank">new normal</a>" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report details the many benefits of the work-from-home model, including productivity and "avoiding office politics."
The Azure Machine Learning studio web experience is generally availabl, enabling data scientists and data engineers to complete their end-to-end machine learning lifecycle from prepping and visualizing data to training and deploying models in a single location.
U.K.-based security company Sophos released a report, "The State of Cloud Security 2020," suggesting that seven in 10 organizations have experienced public cloud security incidents in the last year.
- By Scott Bekker
Even though datacenter networking is still a thing -- not yet obviated by cloud computing -- cloud tech is increasingly infiltrating on-premises networks, says a new research report.
The general economy may be slow to recover as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, but new research reports predict two sectors will be leading the bounce back: software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) and Big Data Analytics, a primary use case for cloud computing.
With VMware services already available on the AWS cloud and Microsoft Azure, the Google Cloud VMware Engine is now generally available in two U.S. regions, enabling users to migrate existing VMware-based applications to the GCP, no refactoring or rewriting required.