5 Stories We Didn’t Get to Cover, Week Ending July 31
As usual, this week was jam-packed with news, so much so that several stories had to be left on the cutting room floor. Here are five stories we wish we had time to write for the week ending July 31.
1. Midokura Expands OEM Partnership with Fujitsu – Software network virtualization vendor Midokura announced an expanded OEM partnership with Fujitsu Limited that will allow the company to offer the Midokura Enterprise MidoNet as the network virtualization overlay solution in its cloud architecture.
The new agreement builds on the two companies’ existing relationship, and will provide joint engagement across product development, sales and customer support, according to the announcement.
2. Pluribus Networks Develops Strategic Partnership with Appcito – Software-defined networking vendor Pluribus Networks signed a new technology and marketing agreement with Appcito to allow customers to purchase and deploy the company’s app delivery solution on the Pluribus Networks connectivity fabric.
The partnership is expected to help simplify the deployment of advanced services and reduce costs while extending traffic management capabilities across the infrastructure, according to the announcement.
3. OneNeck IT Solutions Invests 5.2 Million to Expand Data Center – OneNeck IT Solutions will expand its Tier 3 data center in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, by 9,000 square feet, making the facility more than 50,000 square feet in size.
The company expects to complete the new addition by 2016. This marks the second expansion to the data center since it was built in 2008.
4. Coretelligent Launches CoreBDR Data Protection Solution – IT support and cloud service provider Coretelligent released CoreBDR, a data center backup and disaster recovery solution that integrates with and backs up virtual machines, application-specific data and flat files.
The solution, which is available now, utilizes EMC Data Domain to supply backup data storage, with Veeam Backup and Replication powering the backup and recovery process. CoreBDR also allows users to restore VMs and data in a one-step process for instant VM and file-level recovery, according to the announcement.
5. NTT America Partners with WTG to bring ITC Solutions to Partners – NTT Communications Corporation subsidiary NTT America has partnered with connectivity solution distributor WTG to provide WTG agents and VAR partners with access to its information and communications technology solutions.
The partnership, which kicked off in March, allows WTG agents and resellers to sell NTT America’s portfolio of domestic and international ICT services through a single provider. WTG’s partner network currently includes more than 3,000 agents and VARs, according to the company.