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Alkira | February 17, 2023
Cloud networking pioneer Alkira has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Networking Competency status in the Network Connectivity category. The designation acknowledges that Alkira has demonstrated AWS technical expertise and customer successes as a Software as a Service (SaaS) network provider.
Alkira CEO and Co-founder, Amir Khan, said, "Alkira, recognized by AWS as a true network SaaS offering, is built for the cloud and consumed as a service with no hardware or software to install—ever." He added, "All you have to do is draw and deploy your network from our digital design canvas, and you’re up and running in no time."
Alkira's fully automated global unified network infrastructure allows organizations to connect to AWS and Amazon Virtual Private Clouds via an intuitive point-and-click interface within minutes. Alkira's pay-as-you-go SaaS offering delivers agility, scale, and cost-effectiveness to organizations that want to connect, unify, and scale their network to AWS infrastructure. Alkira is available on the AWS Marketplace.
Alkira is regarded as a pioneer in cloud networking as a service. Their enterprise network is entirely cloud-based, connecting multiple clouds, sites, and users. The network is managed using familiar network administrator controls, policies, and security, and it can scale instantly as needed. This network is provided as a service, so there is no need to install new hardware, download software, or learn a new cloud architecture. Alkira's solution is trusted by Fortune 100 companies, leading system integrators, and global managed service providers.
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Mercury | January 27, 2023
Technology solutions provider, Mercury Systems, Inc., which delivers processing power to critical defense and aerospace missions, launched its next generation of rugged edge servers powered by 4th generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors. The new processors earlier known as Sapphire Rapids, are designed for faster compute-intensive edge workloads and provide quick insights needed for critical defense and aerospace missions.
The all-new RES X08 servers are built using the decades of experience Mercury has with its COTS Rugged Edge Server (RES) rackmount family. RES X08 servers support powerhouse NVIDIA H100 GPUs, low-latency PCIe 5.0 fabrics, high-speed DDR5 memory, versatile Compute Express Link (CXL) expansion and 400 Gbps network cards, packed in a highly configurable, ultra-rugged chassis. Using innovative and secure design, Mercury’s servers are designed from the ground up to dissipate and withstand massive thermal loads which are created by larger, more powerful components. With a smaller footprint, Mercury’s servers are capable of delivering higher computational performance for accelerated workloads in industrial and military applications.
Brian Perry, General Manager of Mercury’s Sensor Systems business unit, said, “The RES X08 follows in the lineage of field-proven RES X07 and RES X06 servers that meet the demanding requirements of mission-critical workloads at the edge.” He further added, “Tens of thousands of Mercury rugged servers are currently deployed across U.S. and international defense programs, and Mercury is proud to make the latest commercial Silicon Valley technologies profoundly more accessible to aerospace and defense customers.”
(Source – GlobeNewswire)
About Mercury Systems
Mercury Based in Andover, Massachusetts, Mercury systems is a technology solutions provider. The company utilizes its strategic investments in R&D, business partnerships, and M&A; Mercury enables aerospace and defense leaders in agile defence systems, avionics and mission computing, and new technologies to transform their systems from legacy to cutting edge. This opens possibilities for an integrated approach to mission success.
The crucial technologies, such as Signal, Software, and Security, required for mission success are included in the "core" of the Mercury Processing Platform. These technologies are made available from silicon to system scale with important differentiators, such as Mission Ready, Trusted and Secure, Software Defined and Open, and Modular.
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ePlus inc. | February 14, 2023
On February 13, 2023, ePlus Inc., announced the evolution of its Cloud Disaster Recovery and Cloud Hosted Infrastructure services to allow quicker cloud adoption while removing the operational burden of maintaining data center infrastructure. ePlus Cloud
Hosted Services, which are powered by VMware Cloud on AWS, include:
ePlus Cloud Hosted Infrastructure, provides a specialized VMware Cloud environment operating on AWS Global Infrastructure to speed and simplify the migration of workloads to the cloud. With proximity to AWS native services, enterprises can upgrade applications selectively over time to boost agility and save costs.
ePlus Cloud Disaster Recovery offers off-site replication using the most recent VMware data security advancements with ransomware detection and AWS high-performance, on-demand infrastructure. This solution is tailored to the unique recovery needs of each firm and lowers initial capital expenditures with a flexible consumption-based pricing structure. ePlus builds on a decade of providing cloud disaster recovery failover assistance and testing to help companies decrease risk and prepare for the unexpected.
The VP of cloud and data center solutions at ePlus, Justin Mescher, said, "This evolution of our Cloud Hosted Services supports ePlus' strategy to extend the data center to the cloud and accelerate cloud adoption." He added, "Through this offering, we help customers leverage a familiar VMware platform to protect and move workloads out of the data center while connecting them to AWS in support of application modernization goals."
(Source – PR Newswire)
About ePlus inc.
ePlus, Inc. is an American firm based in Herndon, Virginia, that sells and finances IT assets. In 1999, the business previously known as MLC Holdings, Inc. changed the name to ePlus, Inc. It has an unshakable and unrelenting commitment to leverage technology to generate innovative and disruptive business solutions for its clients. It has proudly achieved more than 30 years of success in the business, guiding customers through adversity, rapidly changing environments, and other obstacles by providing a comprehensive portfolio of solutions as well as a full range of consultative and managed services across the technology spectrum. The firm is a trusted adviser, providing enterprises across all industry sectors with knowledge, credentials, talent, and a comprehensive grasp of new technologies, including security, data centers, cloud, networking, collaboration, and emerging solutions.