From BetaNews: Internet of Things adoption adds higher storage requirements

IoT devices are generating huge amounts of data, and it’s leaving a mark across the enterprise IT industry. That’s according to a new report by analyst firm 451 Research, whose The Voice of the Enterprise: IoT – Workloads and Key Projects report says a third of organizations is planning on increasing their storage capacity. Three in ten (30 percent) will increase network edge equipment, while almost the same number (29.4 percent) plans on increasing server infrastructure. And finally, off-premises cloud infrastructure will also be getting a boost in 27.2 percent of the companies surveyed, all in the next 12 months. Spending on IoT… [Continue Reading]

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From BetaNews: SentinelOne’s new Deep Visibility capability enhances endpoint protection

When looking to protect their systems from attack most companies focus on the  protection of endpoints, but it can prove hard for admins to gain visibility into individual systems. Endpoint protection specialist SentinelOne is launching a new Deep Visibility module for its SentinelOne Endpoint Protection Platform, aimed at providing better visibility at all levels. Deep Visibility extends the company’s current endpoint suite abilities to provide full visibility into endpoint data. It uses kernel-based monitoring for complete, autonomous, and in-depth search capabilities across all endpoints — even those that go offline. This enables customers to fully automate their detection to response… [Continue Reading]

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From VentureBeat: Cloud monitoring company Datadog acquires log management platform Logmatic.io

Datadog, the company behind the cloud monitoring service for applications and their infrastructure, has acquired Logmatic.io, a log management platform based in France. Founded out of New York in 2010, Datadog provides development and operations (DevOps) teams with the tools to monitor everything in their tech stack, providing dashboards, alerts, and other related information. The company offers […]

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From BetaNews: 50 percent of employees believe their businesses aren’t ready for GDPR

With the EU’s GDPR legislation less than a year away from coming into force, a new study reveals that half of employees believe their companies aren’t ready for it. The survey, carried out by Usurv for Storage Made Easy asked 200 employees a simple question on whether they believe their company is ready for the upcoming data protection law. “The General Data Protection Regulations are the most stringent update of data privacy and protection regulations for many years,” says Jim Liddle, Storage Made Easy CEO. “They affect all businesses whether large or small and potentially could have the effect of putting… [Continue Reading]

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From TechCrunch: Microsoft and Adobe announce an expanded partnership around Adobe Sign and Microsoft Teams

 Almost exactly a year ago, Microsoft and Adobe announced a strategic partnership around Microsoft’s Azure cloud and Adobe’s Marketing Cloud. That, however, was only a first step for the two companies. Today, they are announcing a major expansion of this partnership that sees them collaborating around e-signatures and team communications. Read More

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From TechCrunch: Reddit teams with Lucidworks to build new search framework

 Reddit revealed today that it has teamed with Lucidworks to provide a long-needed, modern search tool for the immensely popular online discussion platform. When you face the kind of scale that Reddit does with 270 million monthly active users generating 5 million comments and a staggering 40 million searches every day across a more than a million communities, it’s a daunting task to find… Read More

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From VentureBeat: Innoviz Technologies raises $65 million to accelerate its lidar tech for autonomous cars

Innoviz Technologies, an Israeli startup building solid-state lidar technology for autonomous cars, has raised $65 million in a series B round of funding from Delphi Automotive, Magna International, 360 Capital Partners, Glory Ventures, and Naver, among others. Founded in 2016, Innoviz is currently developing two lidar products — the InnovizOne, an automotive grade device for advanced […]

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From BetaNews: Skills required for a cyber security career have changed

As we saw earlier this week, the cyber security industry is looking for new blood in order to solve the skills crisis. Another study this week by security and compliance firm Tripwire underlines this, with 81 percent of existing security professionals believing that the skills required for the job have changed in the past few years. This shows in the fact that 20 percent of respondents say that their organizations have hired people with expertise not specific to security over the past two years, and another 17 percent say they plan to do the same in the next two years.… [Continue Reading]

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From VentureBeat: Amazon is building a $5 billion secondary U.S. HQ and wants local governments to submit proposals

Amazon has announced plans to open a second headquarters in the U.S., as the ecommerce giant today launches a request for proposal (RFP) for local and state governments. The new facility, touted as “Amazon HQ2,” will see Amazon invest more than $5 billion for its construction as it looks to grow this secondary hub to […]

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From VentureBeat: Amazon to open machine learning R&D hub in Barcelona

Amazon has announced plans to open a new machine learning-focused research and development (R&D) hub in Barcelona, and the internet giant expects to hire more than 100 engineers and scientists when it opens in early 2018. Located in the urban renewal startup area known as 22@, the R&D center will actually be housed in the very […]

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