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Big Switch Extends Network Innovations to Automate Hyperconverged Environments

Big Cloud Fabric Expands Support for Nutanix Enterprise Clouds, Dell EMC ScaleIO and Increases Enterprise Customer Deployments with VMware vSAN SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2018 -- Big Switch Networks ® , The Next-Generation Data Center Networking Company, today announced Big Cloud Fabric™ (BCF), an SDN-based data center network switching fabric, now supports a robust ecosystem of the leading hyperconverged (HCI) solutions, including: VMware vSAN™, Dell EMC ScaleIO and Nutanix. The introduction of HCI technology has fundamentally altered the enterprise storage landscape by offering increased performance, enhanced data services, lower CapEx, and simplified operations. The network simplicity and automation introduced via Big Cloud Fabric, which leverages an SDN-based leaf/spine Clos fabric and open networking hardware to enable rapid provisioning of networks for HCI scale-out deployments and high performance for large clusters, is ideal for HCI environments. Big Cloud Fabric automates the provisioning of network resources through seamless integration with HCI...
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Slow, expensive legacy network? Time to make the switch!

Are you looking for a more cost-effective alternative to your legacy network technology vendors? Our customers are implementing next-gen SDN strategies with Big Switch solutions. Big Switch Networks was named a visionary in Gartner's 2017 Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant. Big Switch Networks offers two main solutions: Big Monitoring Fabric: A next-generation network packet broker, delivering pervasive visibility and security for today’s data centers. Big Cloud Fabric: Is the next-gen data center switching fabric delivering operational velocity, network automation and visibility for cloud-native applications and software-defined data centers, while staying within flat IT Budgets. Companies such as Dubai Municipality, Intuit, U2Cloud, F500 financial services company, F20 oil & gas corporation and many others are using Big Switch technologies to scale their business infrastructures. The results are compelling: Implementing Big Mon Fabric, the speed of standard network operations at a largest enterprise telecom company improved by 51-75%. Making the switch reduced appliance costs by 50%...
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Ensuring GDPR Compliance with Cohesity

GDPR and Data Storage The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be come effective on May 25th 2018. This applies to any company holding personal data from EU residents no matter of location. GDPR requires businesses to comply to specific regulations such as Data protection by design, Data integrity, Data minimization, right to erasure / right to be forgotten and restricted data transfer.     Cohesity simplifies GDPR Cohesity simplifies the GDPR requirements and can assure you are compliant. Cohesity provides a best of breed solution for achieving GDPR compared to the legacy secondary storage platforms. This is due to Cohesity being a web-scale platform designed to consolidate all secondary data.   Download the whitepaper now! If you want to know more about ensuring your company is GDPR compliant and how to leverage Cohesity’s next-generation solution to help simplify the process, then download the white paper.  
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Achieve GDPR readiness with Fusion EMM from VXL Software

If you recall, in April 2016, the EU passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will be implemented next year, May 25th 2018, in all EU member states. GDPR makes employee privacy protection a legal requirement and a comprehensive and well-structured enterprise mobility management (EMM) program will be an important component of an enterprise's GDPR compliance framework. An enterprise that does not use EMM effectively will find it challenging to justify to authorities why it did not adopt state-of-the-art technical measures, as required by Article 32, to mitigate the risk of data loss. So what does this mean for companies with potentially hundreds or thousands of mobile devices including smart phones and tablets, and even desktops to manage? In order to comply, organisations need to implement strong future-proofing policies, procedures and processes to protect themselves. They face not only the risk of heavy fines but also added risks of...
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Introducing the EthoSystem

Modular, Policy Defined Infrastructure   The flexibility that the new breed of data centre technologies offers is game changing. Designed and implemented intelligently they deliver on the promise of an application centric foundation which scales out and in as business requirements demand, and where policy is abstracted from the complexities of the underlying technology. The EthoSystem modular data centre simplifies all stages of the project lifecycle, from cost/benefit analysis through to design, implementation, integration, operation, and support. Best of breed software defined infrastructure available as software only, or provided as integrated turnkey appliances including holistic, global support with options for 24x7x365 cover. The EthoSystem is the culmination of many months of software and hardware testing, validation, integration and development; we’ve done the work so you don’t have to. Modular capabilities include turn-key private cloud and SDDC, hyper-converged infrastructure, scale-out software defined storage, software defined networking and monitoring, policy based hybrid...
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