Trends Influencing The 2020 Data Storage Landscape IncludeAI, Mass Adoption Of Hybrid Cloud, Object Storage At The Edge, And Cybersecurity

Scality, leader in software solutions for global data orchestration and distributed file and object storage, predicts that data storage will become massively decentralised in 2020 and hybrid cloud will become the defacto standard for organisations as they seek ways to manage and use data efficiently and intelligently. Scality looks at the storage industry and the likely developments in AI, hybrid cloud, object storage, cyber security and sustainability that will shape it as it moves into a new decade.

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Canonical debuts Anbox Cloud for highly scalable Android apps

Canonical Ltd. has come up with a way to distribute compute-intensive applications from the cloud so they can run seamlessly on low-powered Android devices.

The solution, announced early today, is a platform called Anbox Cloud. It uses Android as a guest operating system to containerize workloads so they can easily be distributed from the cloud, where they run, to any kind of mobile device.

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Survey: New research shows it’s a hybrid and multi-cloud world

The big picture: At this point, virtually anyone who follows the tech industry in even the most casual way has probably heard, not only about the influence of cloud computing, but also the impact of what is commonly called “multi-cloud.” What many don’t know, however, is the specifics of how much companies are using these cloud computing resources, what types of workloads they’re running in the cloud, why they chose to use cloud services, and much more.

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WhiteSource Enhances GitLab Integration with Support for GitLab Ultimate

Adding to WhiteSource’s existing GitLab integration, the enhancement will help programmers detect and remediate vulnerable code earlier without leaving the GitLab CI/CD pipeline 

San Francisco – January 14, 2020 – WhiteSource, the leader in open source security and license compliance management, announced today enhanced GitLab integration for the company’s developer-focused offering, WhiteSource for Developers. This enhancement adds to WhiteSource’s existing GitLab integration, giving developers alerts on open source components with known vulnerabilities earlier in the software development lifecycle, and providing clear, actionable remediation suggestions before the code ever leaves their hands. With support for the GitLab Security Dashboard, a capability available for GitLab Ultimate users, security pros can gain visibility into unresolved vulnerabilities earlier than ever and GitLab users can gain additional insight from WhiteSource.

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Equinix to Acquire Bare Metal Leader Packet

Acquisition to Accelerate Equinix Strategy to Help Enterprises Seamlessly Deploy Hybrid Multicloud Infrastructures

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Packet, the leading bare metal automation platform. The acquisition will accelerate Equinix’s strategy to help enterprises more seamlessly deploy hybrid multicloud architectures on Platform Equinix® and extract greater value from the platform’s rich ecosystems and global interconnection fabric. By leveraging bare metal services at Equinix to deploy digital infrastructure on demand, customers will be better equipped to reach everywhere, interconnect everyone and integrate everything that matters to their business.

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Cloud Security Alliance Releases First in a Series of Critical Controls Implementation for SAP Guidelines

Document to help organizations securely migrate to operate ERP applications in the cloud

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced the release of Critical Controls Implementation for Systems Applications and Product (SAP) (Part 1), the first in a series of implementation documents focusing on specific ERP technologies. This document, authored by CSA’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Working Group, takes a more technical, granular approach and is designed to help organizations securely migrate to and operate ERP applications in the cloud.

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ZeroNorth Strengthens Software Security for Leading Auction Platform, Bidpath

Consolidated View of Risk Across Software and Infrastructure Accelerates Remediation and Provides Stronger Security Assurance for Customer and Regulatory Requirements

BOSTON – January 7, 2020 – ZeroNorth, the industry’s first provider of risk-based vulnerability orchestration for applications and infrastructure, today announced that the leading global auction software company, Bidpath, selected the ZeroNorth platform to strengthen its software security program. By orchestrating multiple software scanning tools through the ZeroNorth platform, Bidpath gains a consolidated view of risk that enables it to prioritize vulnerabilities, ensure remediation and demonstrate security assurance for customers and regulators.

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Nutanix witnessing wide adoption of hybrid cloud

Nutanix is a cloud computing software firm that sells hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage.

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Balakrishnan Anantharaman, vice-president & managing director – Sales, India & Saarc, Nutanix

With more CEOs asking the question ‘are we cloud-like?’, the outlook for cloud in India is bright, says Balakrishnan Anantharaman, vice-president & managing director – Sales, India & Saarc, Nutanix. San Jose, California-based Nutanix is a cloud computing software firm that sells hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage. “India is a hotbed of startups, who usually begin their journey without their own infrastructure. Enterprise adoption of cloud computing has grown significantly in recent years too,” he tells Sudhir Chowdhary in a recent interview. Excerpts:

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