Microsoft Says CyberX Acquisition Will Boost Azure IoT Security

Source:-crn.com Microsoft confirms its plans to acquire CyberX, saying the deal will expand its Azure IoT security offerings, including Azure Sentinel, to cover devices in a variety of industrial settings. Multiple reports say the deal is worth roughly $165 million. Microsoft confirmed previous reports that it’s planning to acquire industrial IoT security startup CyberX to complement its existing Azure IoT security offerings and expand the scope of devices it covers. The Redmond, Wash.-based company unveiled the CyberX acquisition Monday, more

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Increasing election security monitoring in cloud computing

Source:-blogs.microsoft.com Today, we have an exciting announcement we believe will help increase election security while enabling election officials to take advantage of the advanced capabilities of cloud computing. For years, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and state and local governments throughout the United States have worked with the non-profit Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS) to monitor the security of election-related data. This is enabled by Albert Network Monitoring, which examines internet traffic and connection

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Amazon Announces General Availability of AWS CodeArtifact

Source:-infoq.com Recently, Amazon announced the general availability (GA) of AWS CodeArtifact, a fully managed artifact repository service. With this service developers and organizations can securely store and share the software packages used in their development, build, and deployment processes. As a managed service, AWS CodeArtifact is designed to make it easier for organizations to control the access and versioning of packages, as well as to track dependencies of software artifacts. The service organizes repositories under a central domain. However, individual

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Udacity, Microsoft to skill people in machine learning for Azure Cloud

Source:-outlookindia.com New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) US-based learning platform Udacity on Friday announced a partnership with Microsoft to confer scholarships for a new Machine Learning Nanodegree programme in Microsoft Azure. Phase one of the programme will provide 10,000 applicants access to the two-month-long foundation course titled ”Introduction to Machine Learning on Azure” with a low-code experience. The second phase will offer a scholarship for the new programme in Microsoft Azure to top 300 performers of the foundation course, Udacity said

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Azure Files Service Gets Active Directory Domain Services Support

Source:-redmondmag.com Microsoft this week announced a few milestones for its Azure Files cloud-based file share service. The use of Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) with the Azure Files service has reached the “general availability” stage, Microsoft announced on Thursday. It means the feature is deemed ready for use in production environments. ADDS enables the synchronization of local Active Directory accounts with the Azure Active Directory service. It’s helpful to use ADDS with the Azure Files service because it permits existing

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HPC on Microsoft Azure: A Practical Guide

Source:-wire19.com Deploying critical workloads like genomic sequencing, oil and gas, or electronic design automation requires speed, resilience and high-availability. High Performance Computing (HPC) offerings from Azure enable you to leverage cloud HPC, which can significantly reduce your costs while providing workload distribution and scalability. Why Run HPC in the Cloud? You can run HPC workloads in all major public or private clouds. Some cloud providers, like Azure, offer ready-to-use HPC clusters for machine learning, big data analytics, which you can

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Google Cloud hires NetApp top executive to push India growth plans

Source:-livemint.com Google Cloud has been vocal about hiring and growth plans across India and Asia despite problems posed by the pandemic The company aims to brand itself into the preferred cloud ecosystem across enterprise and small and medium businesses Topics Google Cloud MUMBAI: Google Cloud on Monday announced the appointment of former NetApp top executive Anil Valluri as senior director of Google Cloud in India. The company had in March appointed former IBM India head Karan Bajwa as managing director

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Container-Native Storage: Virtual Storage for Kubernetes

Source:-itprotoday.com Container-native storage is software-defined storage that itself runs in a container on each node of a Kubernetes cluster. Find out how it works and read up on two CNS products on the market. IT organizations are recognizing the need to support containers for applications both in development and in production. Containers offer a number of benefits, as well as some challenges, particularly around storage. In this article we’ll look at container-native storage, a new technology that offers container environments

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Unprecedented AWS and Azure cloud growth fuels Tenth Revolution Group recruitment drive

Source:-businesswire.com The firm is looking for 400 experienced recruiters in the next 12 months to help satisfy demand for cloud talent across the US NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading cloud talent solutions firm Tenth Revolution Group is launching a new initiative to bring on experienced recruitment consultants as it looks to meet the increased demand from businesses for tech specialists. Both Microsoft and AWS have announced significant revenue growth in recent weeks, while many giants, including Twitter, have now announced that employees

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TIBCO adds support for Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services

Source:-datacenternews.asia TIBCO Software has added Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services support for TIBCO Spotfire and TIBCO Data Science. TIBCO’s solutions extend existing services to analyse multivariate anomalies and add root cause analysis, using input from the Key Phrase Extraction cognitive skill to render decisions and automate actions like anomaly detection, the company states. With visual analytics and data science services, sensor data and log data can be analysed at the edge. According to TIBCO this includes the ability to detect anomalies

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