5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of Aug. 21
MSPmentor has compiled a list of the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) need to know about for the week of Aug. 21.
Oracle has added social customer service capabilities to its Oracle Service Cloud and Oracle Social Cloud. The cloud computing giant said its new releases enable organizations “to leverage social channels and self-service communities to expand customer engagements and business insights.” In addition, Oracle has introduced workflow and automation capabilities between Oracle Social Cloud and Oracle Service Cloud that allow organizations to leverage social insights and engagements.
Rubrik has launched version 2.0 of its Rubrik Converged Data Management platform. Rubrik noted that the new release delivers backup and disaster recovery (BDR) support, along with off-site replication and cloud archival capabilities.
Windstream has joined the HP PartnerOne Program for service providers and will work with HP to provide hosted solutions built on the HP Helion and infrastructure platforms. “HP’s PartnerOne program will bring HP product innovation and R&D investment, enabling us to deliver better solutions to our customers,” Rob Carter, Windstream’s vice president of data center marketing, said in a prepared statement.
Cloud migration services provider RiverMeadow will offer discounted migrations into VMware vCloud Air, along with migration project assistance to VMware vCloud Air Network service provider partners participating in the VMware vCloud Air Managed Services Provider model. “This promotion will enable our vCloud Air Managed Services provider partners to grow their businesses with minimal overhead by using vCloud Air while delivering true value to their customers through managed services,” Jim Aluotto, director of VMware’s vCloud Air network service provider business for the Americas region, said in a prepared statement.
A new Bromium survey of more than 100 information security professionals revealed that the endpoint was the source of greatest risk. In addition, the survey showed that respondents selected insider threats, network and cloud risks less frequently.