Browsing Posts published in September, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Although Linux is used in several storage solutions, the native filesystems lack of modern features like deduplication or compression (compression extented attribute is present from some decade, but it’s implementions is still limited or missing). Most storage solutions use other filesystem (like ZFS), or also other operating systems: FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenSolaris branches, or also Windows Server (like DataCore). Now Permabit Technology Corporation announced the availability of its Albireo Virtual Data Optimizer (VDO) for Canonical’s Ubuntu Server.

Reading Time: 2 minutes On November 2015, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been announced as a spin-off of Hewlett-Packard Company: an enterprise technology leader with $53 billion in annual revenue, a very comprehensive product portfolio in the industry and a unique vision for the future of technology and its benefits for enterprise customers. Now Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced plans to spin off and merge its non-core software assets with Micro Focus, a global enterprise software company.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Finally the Dell – EMC fusion has started and, as announced on May 2016, the new big company will be called Dell Technologies and will include all those companies: Dell, the new DellEMC, Pivotal, RSA, SecureWorks, VirtuStream, VMware. As also, as announced some months ago, Dell Software will not be part anymore of this big picture.

Reading Time: 3 minutes The US edition of VMworld 2016 is finally over (and the location and venue are been announced for next year: August 27 – August 31 still at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center). But which news are coming from this event? This year, I’ve not attend at the US edition, but I will go, as usual, at the European one. So I cannot make a detailed report, or at least I can only comment other reports. The first “news”, is the Dell-EMC fusion and again (like at the last VMworld EU) Michael Dell was present […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute Interesting European IT events: FSFE summit – Berlin (Sep, 2-4) CloudSec 2016 – London (Sep, 6) Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2016 – London (Sep, 12-13) GWAVACon 2016 – Berlin (Sep, 13-14) The Future of Cyber Security – London (Sep, 13) Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2016 – London (Sep, 21-22) Managed Services & Hosting Summit 2016 – London (Sep, 21) European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) 2016 – Heraklion, Greece (Sep, 26-27) Cloud Foundry Summit Europe – Frankfurt (Sep, 26-28)

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