If you’re ready to start building out IoT networks and you want access to the largest one around Amazon is ready for you. Amazon Sidewalk is now open for developers to start testing. Sidewalk is Amazon’s IoT-focused solution for edge devices that utilizes both Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and 900 MHz wireless networks to provide coverage. Sidewalk is generated from Amazon’s Ring cameras and Echo speakers and has 90% coverage across the US according to reports. Tom, what’s Amazon hoping to accomplish with this rollout? This and more on this week’s Rundown.
1:05 | Quantum Announces Myriad Storage
Quantum has thrown their hat into the software storage game. Their newest offering is Myriad, a flash-focused solution for file and object storage. The release includes a research paper that notes the need for software to be architected to address the increased performance provided by NVMe and RDMA. Myriad includes a 100G Ethernet fabric to interconnect the NVMe storage nodes with the system load balancers and control nodes. Stephen, what are your thoughts on Quantum Myriad?
Read More: Quantum enters storage software with Myriad
3:55 | Cisco Picks up Lightspin for Cloud Security
Cisco announced that they’re picking up Lightspin for around $200 million. The Israeli-based security company focuses on posture management for cloud and containers. Lightspin came out of stealth in 2020 and had raised around $25 million from investors. This is the second security acquisition from Cisco in as many weeks as they picked up Valtix just a month ago at the beginning of March. Tom, what do these cloud security moves mean to Cisco customers?
Read More: Cisco Announces its Intent to Acquire Cloud Security Software Company Lightspin
6:50 | VAST Data Partners with HPE for GreenLake
VAST Data is now part of the HPE GreenLake ecosystem. The company announced on Monday that it is providing the scaleable file storage technology for HPE’s on-demand storage service. Given that HPE has many other storage offerings, including a file offering based on Qumulo, why partner with VAST?
Read More: VAST Data Announces Strategic Partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Provide Software for HPE GreenLake for File Storage
10:16 | WD Breach Locks Out Users
Western Digital suffered from a big data breach over the weekend that is still causing issues for users. WD released information that attackers had accessed the WD network over a week ago and that the company was trying to ascertain the impact of the breach. Users of the MyCloud service can definitely tell the company about the impact because they’re currently unable to access any data stored on the personal cloud service, even if the hardware is located in their home. All services related to MyCloud are currently offline with no estimate on when they will be restored. Tom, what can WD do to resolve this issue?
Read More: Users fume after My Cloud network breach locks them out of their data
13:35 | SIOS Adds Multitarget Replication with LifeKeeper
SIOS released LifeKeeper 9.7 last week with an exciting new feature for SAP HANA customers. LifeKeeper now has multitarget replication that allows for more options to keep data consistent. These new features allow for more nodes to be added to the replication as well as being able to restart replication from failed nodes as well as failback and resuming replication. LifeKeeper monitors the health of the whole cluster to ensure that replication is automatic. Stephen, you talked to SIOS about these new features. What do you think stands out?
Read More: SIOS LifeKeeper for Linux v9.7 Adds SAP HANA Multitarget Feature for Most Comprehensive High Availability Protection from Local, Sitewide and Regional Disasters
16:51 | Amazon Opens Sidewalk to Developers
If you’re ready to start building out IoT networks and you want access to the largest one around Amazon is ready for you. Amazon Sidewalk is now open for developers to start testing. Sidewalk is Amazon’s IoT-focused solution for edge devices that utilizes both Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and 900 MHz wireless networks to provide coverage. Sidewalk is generated from Amazon’s Ring cameras and Echo speakers and has 90% coverage across the US according to reports. Tom, what’s Amazon hoping to accomplish with this rollout?
Read More: Amazon Invites Developers to Test Sidewalk and Build the Next Billion Connected Devices
25:31 | vFunction Launches Continuous Modernization Manager
Application modernization platform vFunction has a new trick up their sleeve. The new Continuous Modernization Manager allows companies to refactor their code with vFunction and keep it up to date on an ongoing basis. Given the ongoing fight against technical debt, this seems like a worthy addition!
Read More: vFunction Launches Continuous Modernization Manager and Expands Its Industry-Leading Application Modernization Platform
28:17 | The Weeks Ahead
Networking Field Day 31 – April 12-13, 2023
Networking Field Day Experience at Aruba Atmosphere 2023 – April 25-26
Mobility Field Day 9 – May 17-19, 2023
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