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DDN Object Storage Usage Grows to 200+ Billion

SANTA CLARA, California, USA, June 30, 2015 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced the availability of the latest release of its advanced WOS® object storage platform. WOS 360 2.0 offers a full suite of new options to expand use cases in enterprises, cloud, BYOD shared storage, deep archive, video streaming, and file sync and share offerings:

  • New lower cost capacity tier for long-term archive, offering deep archive for up to 30 percent lower cost than the platform’s performance tier.
  • 20 percent increased storage efficiency using the updated Global Object Assure (GOA) erasure coding.
  • New industry-leading, ultra-high density enclosure that stores nearly 800 terabytes in a 4U array for deep archive.
  • Expanded connectivity option that adds OpenStack Swift support to an already robust interface offering of S3, CIFS, NFS, GPFS, Lustre, and native REST.

CipherCloud and Cloud Security Alliance Forge Cloud Security Working Group

SAN JOSE, California, USA, June 29, 2015 — Recognized as the fastest-growing segment of cloud security, the Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) space is still an emerging one where standards have yet to coalesce. To fill this gap, CipherCloud, the leader in cloud visibility and data protection, and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) are forming a Cloud Security Open API Working Group to jointly define protocols and best practices for implementing cloud data security as a part of the CASB framework. Deloitte, InfoSys, Intel Security, SAP, and other technology leaders will also contribute.

The Cloud Security Open API Working Group will provide guidance on vendor-neutral data-security implementation to help accelerate cloud services adoption. The working group plans to produce API specifications and a reference architecture to guide cloud data protection.

Xilinx Tapes-out Industry’s First All-programmable Multi-Processor SoC

SAN JOSE, California, USA, July 1, 2015 — Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) today announced it has taped out the industry’s first all-programmable Multi-Processor SoC (MPSoC) using TSMC’s 16FF+ process, targeting embedded vision, including ADAS and the path to autonomous vehicles, Industrial Internet of Things (I-IoT), and 5G wireless systems. The All-Programmable Zynq® UltraScale+TM MPSoC enables the development of flexible, standards-based platforms by providing 5x system level performance/watt and any-to-any connectivity with the security and safety required for next-generation systems.

Picosun and Carleton Strike Gold with ALD

PORTLAND, Oregon, USA, July 2, 2015 — Picosun Oy, the leading provider of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) solutions for industrial manufacturing, and Carleton University, Canada, report uniform ALD gold deposition on complete silicon wafers. The gold films were prepared using PICOSUNTM plasma ALD tool and a new gold precursor developed by Professor Seán Barry. The novel process was described in the talk given at the American Vacuum Society (AVS) 15th ALD meeting held in Portland, USA.

ZF TRW to Supply Next-generation Cameras to Major European Vehicle Manufacturer in 2018

LIVONIA, Michigan, USA, July 1, 2015 — ZF TRW today announced the initial contracts for its next-generation camera system (the S-Cam4 family) with a major European manufacturer.

“This fully scalable family of cameras is designed to meet the increasingly stringent regulatory requirements for advanced Driver Assist System (DAS) technologies while supporting the evolution toward automated driving,” said Peter Lake, ZF TRW executive vice president of sales and business development. “We are very pleased to begin supplying these advanced cameras to a premiere European vehicle manufacturer beginning in 2018.”

The S-Cam4 family includes a single lens, mono-camera version based on a standard housing and mechanical package designed to help meet test protocols such as EuroNCAP pedestrian triggered Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and new potential requirements including a crossing bicycle AEB test. The innovative camera family also includes a premium three-lens TriCam4 version to support advanced semi-automated driving functions.

Kerio Control 8.6 Simplifies Network Security with Remote Management of Appliances

SAN JOSE, California, USA, June 23, 2015 — Today Kerio Technologies released Kerio Control 8.6, enhancing its easy-to-manage and powerful all-in-one security solution for small to mid-sized businesses with the introduction of MyKerio — a new centralized management web interface, enabling users to monitor and configure multiple Kerio appliances remotely. The latest release also includes faster traffic, bandwidth, and content rule configuration, improved IPv6 support, and more control over detecting and protecting against Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.

“Cloud-based MyKerio has been designed to make life easier for our customers and partners who have multiple Kerio Control appliances,” said Heather Paunet, Director of Products. “Users can now go to one place to manage them all anywhere, anytime from our web-based MyKerio dashboard. We’ve also made it much simpler to configure traffic, bandwidth, and content rules by allowing multiple components to be configured at the same time.”

Saguna Open-RAN Mobile Edge Computing Platform Powers ACS New Smart Perimeter Enterprise Solution

YOKNEAM, Israel, June 22, 2015 — Saguna Networks, a Mobile Edge Computing pioneer making mobile broadband faster, simpler, and more economical, announced today that the Saguna Open-RAN platform has been selected by Applied Computer Solutions (ACS), a part of the USD 1.5B+ Pivot Group. ACS specializes in integrated solutions that align information technology, processes, and people with business goals. ACS’s new Smart Perimeter Enterprise solution leverages Saguna’s Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) software solution to provide locally provisioned, value-added voice, data, and video services to small-cell-enabled enterprises.

Synopsys RSoft 2015.06 Release Streamlines Design of Photonic Devices, Photonic Circuits, and Fiber Optic Systems

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, June 18, 2015 — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced the release of version 2015.06 of the RSoft product portfolio, the company’s industry-leading family of software tools for photonic component and optical communication system design. The RSoft Photonic Component Design Suite delivers advanced Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FDTD) simulation features as well as significant speed and usability improvements. The RSoft Photonic System Design Suite includes new libraries of components and algorithms to streamline the design of photonic chips, modulator circuits, and coherent transceivers, as well as an innovative new platform for modeling large-core multimode fibers. The enhancements in version 2015.06 facilitate faster, more efficient design of a wide range of current and emerging photonic devices, photonic circuits and fiber-based applications.

Internet2 Implements First Large-scale Deployment of ONOS in Live Network

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia, USA, June 15, 2015 — Internet2, the Open source SDN Network Operating System (ONOS) community, and the Internet2 NOC at Indiana University today announced they have actively deployed ONOS on Internet2’s nationwide Research and Education (R&E) network. Five higher education institutions — Duke University, Florida International University, the Indiana GigaPoP, MAX, and the University of Maryland-College Park, and the University of Utah — are connected to a virtual slice of the Internet2 nation-wide network that is piloting this next-generation advanced network technology.

“This is a major milestone in the SDN era,” said Rob Vietzke, Vice President of network services at Internet2. “We are pleased to partner with the ONOS project team to deploy this breakout, software-defined capability for the first time on a nation-wide production network. This work is a notable contribution from the R&E community in efforts to explore new research ideas in the field of networking and create prototype services that will influence the next generation of the Internet.”

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