Check Point Announces General Availability of CloudGuard SaaS

Global cybersecurity solutions provider, Check Point Software Technologies, has announced the general availability of CloudGuard SaaS - a cloud suite designed to prevent sophisticated security threats that target SaaS applications.  

ParkMyCloud Adds New Method to Address Cloud Waste

ParkMyCloud has expanded its cloud cost optimization platform to include “rightsizing.” Rightsizing is a way to reduce wasted cloud spend by resizing cloud resources. This would provide significant savings, just by moving a virtual machine down one size tier, 50% or more.

Cylance Unveils AI-Powered Cloud Security Solution for AWS

Irvine, California-based Cylance has announced support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) with its CylancePROTECT for the cloud solution. This cloud security solution would secure cloud workloads in public, private, and hybrid cloud computing environments.

Cloud Server Provider LayerStack Expands In Asia Pacific Japan

LayerStack, an IaaS cloud server provider headquartered in Hong Kong, with multiple data centers in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan, is now performing an infrastructure and network upgrade of all its cloud server hosting and network equipment at their Tier3+ rated Equinix data center in Singapore.

Site24x7 Introduces AI-Driven Microsoft Azure Monitoring

Site24x7, a cloud offering from Zoho Corporation with offices worldwide including the Netherlands, US, India, Singapore, Japan and China, has introduced its AI-powered Microsoft Azure monitoring as well as its chatbot integration with Microsoft Teams.

Microservices Firewall Innovator Alcide Raises $7 Million to Expand in US, EMEA

Alcide, a company providing its Microservices Firewall that enables application-aware security controls for cloud infrastructure, workloads and external service mesh against different attack scenarios, has raised $7 million in Series A funding from new investor CE Ventures alongside existing investors Intel Capital and Elron.

Datadog Releases Enhanced Monitoring for Serverless Applications in AWS

Monitoring and analytics platform for cloud environments, Datadog has announced end-to-end monitoring for AWS Lambda functions. This capability would be the result of a new integration with AWS X-Ray, which traces serverless calls while they run on AWS-operated infrastructure.

Object Storage Company Cloudian Doubles Revenue

Cloudian’s revenue for the first three quarters of fiscal 2019 (Feb. 1-Oct. 31, 2018) doubled over the same period last year. Key drivers of this growth announced by the object storage specialist included a 50 percent increase in new customers and strong momentum in repeat-purchases by existing customers.

India-based Microland to Provide Managed Private Cloud on FlexPod

Microland, a company headquartered in Bangalore, India, counting more than 4,000 professionals across its offices in Australia, Europe, India, Middle East and North America, has signed a global agreement with Cisco and NetApp to provide Managed Private Cloud solutions on the FlexPod platform. 

Schneider Electric Introduces Cloud-Based Data Center Management in North America

Schneider Electric has announced the continued roll out of EcoStruxure IT Expert, its cloud-based data center infrastructure management solution, with its release in North America. With IT Expert, Schneider Electric would bring secured, vendor agnostic, wherever-you-go monitoring and visibility of all IoT-enabled physical infrastructure assets.