Veeam will be acquired by Insight Partners for $5 billion, Packet gets bought by Equinix, billions of medical images found stored in unsecured servers, and IBM fights the patent trolls. Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth are talking about these and more on the Gestalt IT Rundown, your source for the IT news of the week.
Recently Packet has announced a new service named Packet Connect. The service will allow customers to provision direct network connections to Microsoft Azure via the same APIs and dashboard that give control over their bare metal infrastructure.
By partnering, Packet and Wasabi will be able to deliver infrastructure that can be fully automated by developers in conjunction with object storage all within a single vendor experience.
Many cores, such servers. Packet’s April Fools’ gag tried to throw a ton of CPU cores at Dogecoin and see if they could make a little money on the side. The results? Let’s just stay they should stick to their original business plan.
Packet just announced an interesting partnership with ARM to launch Works on ARM. Basically, the partnership is based around expanding support for Armv8 processors in the data center.