HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE
Cyxtera Technologies | March 02, 2023
On March 01, 2023, Cyxtera, a leading company in interconnection and data center colocation services, announced a strategic partnership with Dell Technologies to boost the infrastructure deployments of their customers by combining Dell's infrastructure with Cyxtera's colocation and network technologies.
Using Cyxtera's global network of colocation facilities as well as Digital Exchange network fabric, the companies will offer full stack infrastructure as a service to international enterprises of all sizes, as well as federal, local, and state government bodies. This includes server and rack unit-specific compute infrastructure, colocation space, network connectivity, and power. These capabilities enable a cloud-like deployment experience for workloads requiring performance, security, and control of dedicated infrastructure and colocation.
Within a Cyxtera data center, the Cyxtera Dell Experience Lab allows consumers to interact with Dell Technologies across various consumption models. Through Cyxtera's robust Command Center interface, participants in the Experience Lab can visualize how to construct an on-demand data center using Dell Technologies. Clients can:
Use Cyxtera's Marketplace to gain access to hundreds of providers.
Deploy and manage Dell PowerEdge servers colocated within a Cyxtera SmartCab.
Deploy Dell PowerEdge server infrastructure with Cyxtera's Enterprise Bare Metal service as needed.
Manage the Enterprise Bare Metal and colocated solutions' core networking and Layer 2 interconnections.
Establish dynamic connections to the public cloud, public internet, and enterprise WAN providers.
Chief Revenue Officer of Cyxtera, David Keasey, shared, "We're focused on providing rapid, seamless access to the technologies our customers need to support their unique business demands," He added, "By offering on-demand access to Dell infrastructure via our Enterprise Bare Metal offering, we will enable organizations of all sizes to harness the power of raw compute resources via a cloud-like delivery model across our global data center footprint."
(Source – Business Wire)
About Cyxtera Technologies
Cyxtera is a leading provider of colocation and interconnection services based in Coral Gables (Florida), offering a network of more than 60 data centers across over 30 markets. With a focus on providing customers with cloud-like infrastructure solutions that are both flexible and scalable, it can help businesses achieve their strategic objectives and maintain a competitive edge. With a customer base of over 2,300 enterprises and government organizations, the company is committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that enable customers to scale faster and achieve their financial goals.
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION STORAGE
Kofax | March 13, 2023
Kofax, a leading Intelligent Automation platform for digital workflow transformation, recently announced the latest version of Printix, its cloud print management SaaS offering. Printix helps organizations with their all-cloud strategies and eliminates the need for print server infrastructure by giving them a full print infrastructure and environment that improves efficiency and productivity and saves money.
Printix supports Single Sign-on (SSO) with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and is deployable with Microsoft Endpoint Manager. The product is made to be scalable and can handle any number of users, multi-function devices (MFDs) and printers for mobile printing, secure and flexible printing, and document capture workflows.
Key features of Kofax Printix summarized:
Next-generation capture: scan or capture documents to the Printix Cloud and generate PDFs
Simple print management : manage centrally, the printers from web browsers; connect new printers from a computer, tablet or a smartphone
Print-later and print-anywhere capabilities: Users can send documents to a printer from the Printix app when they get to the printer or release documents at any time with the Print Later feature.
Automatic printer discovery: As users come and go, Printix lets users automatically find the print network, integrate printers and drivers, and set up or get rid of printers and print queues
Advanced Microsoft integration: Printix works well with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and can be easily set up with EndPoint Manager and Single Sign-On. This gives users, confidence and takes away the need for IT and administration work.
Complete support for network printers: Users can print to any printer from any device, as the system supports a diversified range of devices from different manufacturers
Rod Hughes, Vice President, Product Strategy at Kofax said, "This edition of Printix completely eliminates print servers from network infrastructure and replaces them with a secure, cloud-managed print infrastructure with next-generation integrated capture."
(Source – Business Wire)
Kofax founded in 1985 and headquartered in Irvine (California), Kofax digitally transform content-intensive workflows. They provide a software platform for intelligent automation and a number of solutions that are meant to digitally change business workflows. Their software platform uses advanced technologies like cognitive capture, analytics, robotic process automation (RPA), process orchestration, and mobile capabilities to help businesses become more competitive, grow, and make more profits. Their platform also helps businesses become more resilient by making it easy for them to adjust quickly to changing market conditions and reduce compliance risks.
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE,APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE
Involta | January 31, 2023
On January 30, 2023, an Industry leading hybrid IT, data center, and cloud computing services company, Involta, announced its flexible and robust DRaaS+ (Disaster Recovery as a Service) offering. The new three-tiered model DRaaS+ is designed to offer the right service level for securing essential business data and systems. The service offered is built on Involta's proven track record, and it has provided leading DRaaS solutions since 2015 and is an immediate result of client feedback.
Business continuity is essential for companies today, but research shows that 93% of enterprises that lost their data center for more than ten days because of a disaster went out of business within a year. Many companies without data management in the same period filed for immediate bankruptcy. Involta's DRaaS+ provides a next-gen service model that focuses on business outcomes rather than only on infrastructure delivery.
Involta's top-notch infrastructure and industry-leading software can provide this solution quickly and precisely when and where it is most needed, such as in the aftermath of a disastrous natural event or cyberattack. The additional benefits of the software include 100% infrastructure and platform SLA for all service tires, no egress fees, expert engineer guidance for DR declaration, and allowance of predictable cost structure for various compute consumption models.
Jim Buie, President, and CEO of Involta, said, "Ensuring businesses can bounce back from a disruptive event is no small feat. Staggering numbers paint a gloomy picture where most businesses will simply not survive a catastrophic data loss." He also commented, "We are delighted to offer a full range of disaster recovery services designed to offer the level of support our enterprise customers need, all housed in Involta's owned, purpose-built, enterprise-grade data centers."
Involta Founded in 2007, Involta is an award-winning national IT service provider and consulting company. It helps organizations manage, plan, and execute hybrid IT strategies using a broad range of services. The services of Involta include cloud computing, colocation, managed IT, cybersecurity fiber and network connectivity. In addition, it enables compliance and IT transformation initiatives and has industry-specific services for healthcare, manufacturing, finance, and technology. The company maintains partnerships with leading tier tech vendors and major public cloud providers such as Cisco, Pure Storage and Veeam. It is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and uses its unique resources and partnerships to provide organizations with advanced hybrid IT solutions that meet their changing needs.