Tag Archives: software-defined data center

John Walsh: SAIC Joins VMware’s Certified Partner Architecture Program

Science Applications International Corp. has received design certification under a VMware partnership program for software-defined data center technology. SAIC said Tuesday it deployed an “active-active” configuration of its SDDC architecture using VMware’s automated deployment toolkit. John Walsh III, senior vice president and general manager of SAIC’s information technology solutions market segment, said the partnership …

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SolarWinds’ Joe Kim: Federal IT Pros Should Integrate Network Monitoring Into Software-Defined Data Centers

Joe Kim, a senior vice president and global chief technology officer at SolarWinds, has said federal information technology managers should implement network monitoring tools to address challenges associated with the adoption of software-defined data centers. Kim wrote in a GCN article published Tuesday those SDDC-related challenges include the need to manage service-level …

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Dell EMC Survey: 64% of Federal IT Execs Report Software-Defined Data Center Adoption at Agencies

A new survey sponsored by Dell EMC has found that 64 percent of federal information technology leaders said their agencies had fielded software-defined data centers. Dell said Monday it commissioned market research firm Penn Schoen Berland to perform an online survey of 100 federal IT and business decision makers in May 2016 as …

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DISA Releases VMware NSX Security Technical Implementation Guide for DoD Network; Bill Rowan Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s NSX software-defined networking platform to verify the technology’s compliance with security requirements for installation on Defense Department networks. VMware said Monday STIG confirms that the NSX implementation follows DoD cybersecurity policies, standards, architectures, security controls and validation procedures, as well as applies NIST SP …

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RSA, Gigamon to Jointly Offer Network Security Tools for Traffic Visibility

RSA and Gigamon have partnered to offer the GigaSECURE security delivery platform and RSA Security Analytics product to customers that seek visibility into software-defined data centers and other virtual network environments. Gigamon said Monday visibility into network traffic helps generate actionable intelligence to support network protection measures. “Customers need pervasive visibility into virtual …

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Palo Alto Networks to Provide Platform for California DGS Security Infrastructure

Palo Alto Networks will help the California Department of General Services build a consolidated security infrastructure for government applications and information technology systems using the Palo Alto Networks Security Platform. The company said Wednesday the new security infrastructure will include industrial control systems, distribution systems for legislative information, office applications and environments, and …

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Hitachi Offers Logical Partitioning Tech for SAP HANA; Mike Walkey Comments

Hitachi and its subsidiary Hitachi Data Systems have unveiled an x86-based logical partitioning solution for SAP HANA to support server virtualization and network consolidation on-premise, in the cloud or in a hybrid cloud environment. The company said Sunday Hitachi LPAR works to provide computing and storage functions for system utilization and to streamline operations with a consolidated infrastructure. Mike …

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EMC Federation Offers Software-Defined Data Center; Ray O’Farrell Comments

EMC has unveiled the first EMC Federation suite that works to deliver an automated, virtual data center as a service, accelerate time-to-deployment of applications and support orchestration workflows. The company said Thursday the Federation Software-Defined Data Center Solution is the first of five offerings under EMC Federation, which comprises EMC II, VMware, RSA and Pivotal. …

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