Edge IT Infrastructure CAPEX To Reach $700bn Within Next Decade

Data Economy | March 18, 2020

This includes edge equipment at access network sites pre-aggregation sites, and aggregation and central office sites, according to The Linux Foundation. According to the report, the vast majority of edge applications will be woven into the fabric of the internet using emerging connectivity systems, including 5G. The edge applications is set to leverage the cloud for storing and processing data, provisioning resources, and optimising business models that offload CAPEX spending. The report also found that developers will build edge applications using modern principles, such as continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD), and providers will emerge to serve them, making it easy and cost-effective to deploy at the edge. The deployed global power footprint of the edge IT and data centre facilities is forecast to reach 102 thousand MW by 2028.

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Ermetic Releases CNAPPgoat Open Source Project for Assessing Multi Cloud Security

businesswire | August 03, 2023

Ermetic, a leading cloud infrastructure security company, today announced CNAPPgoat, an open source project that allows organizations to safely test their cloud security skills, processes, tools and posture in interactive sandbox environments that are easy to deploy and destroy. CNAPPgoat supports AWS, Azure and GCP platforms for assessing the security capabilities included in Cloud Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP). The CNAPPgoat project will be officially presented at DEF CON Demo Labs in Las Vegas on Friday, August 11 from 12:00pm-1:55pm by Noam Dahan, Research Lead and Igal Gofman, Head of Research for Ermetic. On Wednesday, August 16 at 10am PST/1pm EST, Ermetic will present a webinar on using CNAPPgoat, to register visit thislink. Unlike projects that illustrate possible attack paths, CNAPPgoat provides a large and expanding library of scenarios that security teams can execute to create a customized cloud environment for simulating unsecured and vulnerable assets and validating their defenses. The ability to easily provision a vulnerable environment with a broad range of risk scenarios provides the following benefits: Create a sandbox for testing an organization’s security posture by assessing security team capabilities, procedures and protocols Use vulnerable environments for hands-on workshops to train team members on new skills and techniques Provision a “shooting range” for pentesters to test their skills at exploiting the scenarios and developing relevant capabilities Benchmark CNAPP tools against known environments to evaluate their capabilities “Compared to existing open-source projects that create ‘capture the flag’ scenarios where participants are expected to follow a certain path, CNAPPgoat spans the leading cloud provider platforms and CNAPP capabilities while providing a modular and granular approach for provisioning specific categories of risks and vulnerabilities,” said Igal Gofman, Director of Research for Ermetic. “This breadth and depth allows pentesters and defenders to precisely isolate the elements they want to explore for training, new skills acquisition, prevention and security posture assessments,” added Noam Dahan, Research Lead. CNAPPgoat enables security teams, trainers and pentesters to provision and run vulnerable scenarios from the following modules that make up the CNAPP specification defined byGartner: Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) - covers risks associated with identities and entitlements, such as the unintended ability of an identity to escalate its privileges Cloud Workload Protection Platform (CWPP) - includes the exposure of workloads to vulnerabilities such as running vulnerable/end of life software or OS versions Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) - spans the misconfiguration of cloud infrastructure components, such as publicly exposed storage resources Infrastructure as Code (IaC) scanning - will be added soon for finding misconfigurations directly in the code CNAPPgoat is an open community initiative designed to be used by anyone for commercial, technical and educational purposes. See today’sblogfor implementation details. Additional artifacts including deeper technical dives and guides will be released soon. Contributions are encouraged including new scenarios, scenario proposals, issues, suggestions, feature requests or simply sharing feedback. To learn more and access CNAPPgoat visit thislink. About Ermetic Ermetic reveals and prioritizes security gaps in AWS, Azure and GCP and enables organizations to remediate them immediately. The Ermetic cloud native application protection platform (CNAPP) uses an identity-first approach to unify and automate cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM), cloud security posture management (CSPM), cloud workload protection and Kubernetes security posture management (KSPM). It unifies full asset discovery, deep risk analysis, runtime threat detection and compliance reporting, combined with pinpoint visualization and step-by-step guidance. The company is one of America’s Best Startup Employers according toForbesand led by proven technology entrepreneurs whose previous companies have been acquired by Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks and others. Ermetic has received funding from Accel, Forgepoint, Glilot Capital Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Qumra Capital and Target Global.

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Reliance Enters into Agreement to Invest Alongside Digital Realty and Brookfield Infrastructure to Expand Data Center Joint Venture in India

prnewswire | July 25, 2023

Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), the largest global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today a planned three-way joint venture (JV) with Brookfield Infrastructure and Reliance Industries Ltd. ("RIL") to develop high-quality, highly-connected scalable data centers to meet the critical infrastructure needs of enterprises and digital services companies in India. The new JV will operate under the brand name Digital Connexion: A Brookfield, Jio and Digital Realty Company. It succeeds and builds on the strong foundation laid by BAM Digital Realty, by including RIL, India's largest private sector company, that has enabled and led India's digital transformation through Jio, as a partner. Each partner will own one-third of the joint venture. Digital Connexion expects to initially execute on the development of data center campuses on existing strategic land parcels it owns in Chennai and Mumbai. India represents a key market opportunity for Digital Realty to extend coverage, capacity, and connectivity options to cloud providers, hyperscalers and to both local and global enterprise customers. The Indian data center market is experiencing rapid growth, driven by the growing adoption of digital technologies, cloud computing, and the surge in data consumption fueling the demand for robust and scalable data center infrastructure. Data centers developed in India by the JV will leverage Digital Realty's industry-leading energy-efficient data center platform, design and operating procedures, highly-repeatable Pervasive Data Center Architecture (PDx®) approach and relationships with global customers, Brookfield's in-depth knowledge of the Indian infrastructure market, and Jio's massive digital and connectivity ecosystem and very strong enterprise relationships with an existing client base of 80% of large named private enterprises in India. Jio's world class, all-IP, data strong, future proof, 4G and 5G connectivity network with deep fiber presence, covering ~99.5% of the Indian population, strategically expands the JV's connectivity to data centers and other establishments in the country. It extends the reach of PlatformDIGITAL®, Digital Realty's best-in-class global data center platform with 300+ data centers, in 50+ metros, across 27 countries and six continents, giving customers access to a dense connected data community of partners, solutions and services, including Jio's network, cloud and other service solutions in India. "India is a mostly untapped market for the data center industry driven by the rapid adoption of digital business models, the world's largest population, and a government that recognizes the role of technology for future economic development," said Serene Nah, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, Digital Realty. "This joint venture brings together three global leaders in digital infrastructure to accelerate Digital India by developing, owning and operating institutional quality carrier-and cloud neutral data centers across India." Speaking about the transaction, Kiran Thomas, CEO, Jio Platforms Ltd. said, "We are excited to partner with Digital Realty, one of the most innovative data center companies globally and with Brookfield, our existing and trusted partner. The partnership will help us serve our enterprise and SMB clients with cutting-edge, plug-and-play solutions delivered from the cloud and lead their digital transformation and make them more competitive and efficient. The unique and highly engaging consumer and home experiences that we are offering and further innovating on, such as high-definition live content, AR / VR experiences, cloud gaming, immersive shopping experiences and cloud PC have massive compute capacity requirements. We would like to thank the Indian government for granting infrastructure status to data centers and for creating a favorable ecosystem for their development and operations, which is critical for India's vision to become a $1 trillion digital economy by 2025." Arpit Agrawal, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure, India & Middle East, Brookfield, added, "We are very pleased to expand our existing partnership with Reliance and add their deep expertise in the Indian telecom, tech and data landscape to the platform. Data Centers provide essential services and critical infrastructure to support the digitalization that is taking place in every aspect of life in India. Together with Reliance and Digital Realty, we look forward to providing the best of solutions to the digital transformation needs of Indian and global corporates. Digital Connexion will have a dedicated management team in India, with leadership oversight from Digital Realty, Brookfield and RIL. With the complementary strengths of its three partners, Digital Connexion has world-class skills and resources available to enable it to support global and local customers seeking to serve the large and growing Indian market. About Digital Connexion: A Brookfield, Jio and Digital Realty Company Digital Connexion is a joint venture (JV) between Brookfield Infrastructure, Reliance Industries and Digital Realty. The company provides the full spectrum of highly-connected and scalable data center, colocation and interconnection solutions to meet the critical infrastructure needs of enterprises and digital services companies in India, and brings together enterprises, network service, cloud and IT providers to give customers and partners a key connectivity gateway to Europe, the Middle, East, Africa and Asia. The JV combines the complementary strengths of Jio's massive digital and connectivity ecosystem in India and tech capabilities with Brookfield Infrastructure, one of the largest owners and operators of critical global infrastructure, and Digital Realty, provider of the world's largest data center platform enabling customers with access to over 50 metros across six continents. About Digital Realty Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company's global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data "meeting place" and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx®) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 27 countries on six continents.

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JupiterOne Expands Platform with Integrations for Hybrid Infrastructure and AI-Driven Usability Improvements

prnewswire | July 31, 2023

JupiterOne the industry's leading cyber asset analysis company, today announced a platform expansion focused on expanding customer capabilities by managing on-premises assets and making it easier for teams outside of security to utilize and benefit from the platform. With the market settling into hybrid infrastructure as the norm and an increasing interest in asset visibility and analysis by product and operations teams, JupiterOne has delivered a trio of features to support these emergent use cases. The J1 On-Premises Collector, Unified Device Matrix dashboard and an AI-powered natural language search bring the power of the JupiterOne platform to new environments and organizations. The J1 On-Premises Collectorextends JupiterOne's reach into privately managed environments, allowing asset data from both on-premises environments and private clouds to be easily ingested and analyzed. This will allow customers to expand the scope of assets and infrastructure they are able to manage in JupiterOne, providing them with the tools necessary to protect all their assets within one unified solution. TheAI-powered natural language searchmakes getting answers from JupiterOne much more approachable for all teams. Users can ask a question like "Show me all laptops without anti-virus software installed" and the AI translates that into a specific J1 query on the fly. This enables teams to benefit from the asset insights generated by JupiterOne without having to become a JupiterOne power user. AI is also used to provide remediation guidance for compliance and security violations found in JupiterOne, based on best practices and the organization's infrastructure. Unified Device Matrixprovides users with an easy to use, all-in-one device management dashboard. Device management solutions are often rife with errors and duplicated instances being reported by a multitude of asset data sources. Device View solves these technical challenges to provide a clean and trustworthy view into an organization's devices and proceeds to layer on additional integrations that enable critical device management use cases, such as endpoint detection and response (EDR) agents, anti-virus software and device management agents. "By making JupiterOne easier to use and extending beyond cloud infrastructure, we are supporting security-by-design programs," saysJeff Whalen, JupiterOne's Senior Director of Product Marketing. "With security-by-design, it's vital that all teams, not just security, have easy access to the data they need to be accountable for their security responsibilities. The introduction of our AI-backed usability enhancements and the new Unified Device Matrix dashboard provides that easy access and the J1 On-Premises Connector provides the breadth of asset data across hybrid infrastructure." The continued evolution of market trends has reinforced the importance of comprehensive asset analysis and the ability to provide security for a wider range of devices. These new product enhancements infuse intelligence into asset management responsibilities, elevating them to asset analysis, which provides critical insights about an organization's entire attack surface. "These expansions to JupiterOne's asset management capabilities are critical as we continue to work toward our mission to decentralize and democratize security," saidErkang Zheng, founder and CEO of JupiterOne. "As the traditional CISO role continues to evolve and we move toward the future of cybersecurity, it is important to ensure that organizations have a complete visibility into their assets, regardless of whether those assets are cloud-based or on-premises, and no matter the technological skillset of the teams which need to know that information." About JupiterOne JupiterOne is a leading cybersecurity company specializing in cyber asset and attack surface management. Customers use the JupiterOne platform to connect the dots between all assets, people, and risks, providing deep context and insight into their expanding technology footprint. With unified cyber insights and one centralized view across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, security teams can make better data-driven decisions with confidence and address critical business challenges such as Cyber Asset Attack Surface Management (CAASM), Continuous Compliance, Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM), and Vulnerability Prioritization. JupiterOne helps teams discover assets, map relationships, and triage risks to reduce their attack surface.

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Cadence to Acquire Rambus PHY IP Assets

businesswire | July 21, 2023

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS) and Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq: RMBS), a premier chip and silicon IP provider making data faster and safer, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Cadence to acquire the Rambus SerDes and memory interface PHY IP business. Rambus will retain its digital IP business, including memory and interface controllers and security IP. The expected technology asset purchase also brings Cadence proven and experienced PHY engineering teams in the United States, India and Canada, further expanding Cadence’s domain-rich talent base. “Memory and SerDes IP design and integration continues to be integral to the design of AI, data center and hyperscale applications, CPU architectures and networking devices, and the addition of the Rambus IP and seasoned team further accelerates Cadence’s Intelligent System Design strategy, which drives design excellence,” said Boyd Phelps, senior vice president and general manager of the IP Group at Cadence. “The acquisition of the Rambus PHY IP broadens Cadence’s well-established enterprise IP portfolio and expands its reach across geographies and vertical markets, such as the aerospace and defense market, providing complete subsystem solutions that meet the demands of our worldwide customers.” “The accelerating momentum of AI and continued growth in the data center is driving ever-increasing demand for memory and security,” said Sean Fan, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Rambus. “With this transaction, we will increase our focus on market-leading digital IP and chips and expand our roadmap of novel memory solutions to support the continued evolution of the data center and AI.” The transaction is expected to be immaterial to revenue and earnings this year for each company. It is expected to close in the third calendar quarter of 2023, subject to certain closing conditions. About Cadence Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic systems design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design™ strategy to deliver software, hardware and IP that turn design concepts into reality. Cadence® customers are the world’s most innovative companies, delivering extraordinary products from chips to boards to complete systems for the most dynamic market applications, including hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, mobile, aerospace, consumer, industrial and healthcare. For nine years in a row, Fortune magazine has named Cadence one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more at www.cadence.com. About Rambus Rambus is a provider of industry-leading chips and silicon IP making data faster and safer. With over 30 years of advanced semiconductor experience, we are a pioneer in high-performance memory subsystems that solve the bottleneck between memory and processing for data-intensive systems. Whether in the cloud, at the edge or in your hand, real-time and immersive applications depend on data throughput and integrity. Rambus products and innovations deliver the increased bandwidth, capacity and security required to meet the world’s data needs and drive ever-greater end-user experiences. For more information, visit rambus.com.

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