Datto helps bus firm to keep going amidst growing ransomware threats

07 June 2017

Reading Buses was being repeatedly targeted with ransomware, and downtime was becoming a regular occurrence.

Reading Buses was being repeatedly targeted with ransomware, and downtime was becoming a regular occurrence.

Reading Buses is using Datto’s data protection and business continuity solutions after being hit by ransomware.

With more than 150 buses and 400 drivers serving the Reading area, the transport company needed a solution that could protect all of its data – including vehicle maintenance and payroll – from unforeseen events.

After seeking advice from its managed service provider, Complete I.T., Reading Buses data are now stored and backed up both on-site and in Datto’s private cloud at regular intervals. It is available to be restored at a moment’s notice.

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SUSE aims to simplify and manage OpenStack deployments

07 June 2017

It’s claimed SUSE Cloud Monitoring reduces costs by simplifying, automating and pre-configuring cloud monitoring and management.

It’s claimed SUSE Cloud Monitoring reduces costs by simplifying, automating and pre-configuring cloud monitoring and management.

SUSE has unveiled OpenStack Cloud Monitoring. 

The company says the open source software solution is designed to make it simple to monitor and manage the health and performance of enterprise OpenStack cloud environments and workloads. 

Based on the OpenStack Monasca project, SUSE says its new software makes it easy for operators and users to monitor and analyse the health and performance of complex private clouds. 

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Red Hat releases latest version of OpenStack IaaS

07 June 2017

Red Hat has announced the latest version of its “massively-scalable” and IaaS.

The open source specialist says OpenStack Platform 11 delivers enhanced support for upgrades with composable roles, new networking capabilities, and improved integration with CloudForms, Red Hat’scloud management platform. 

Based on the OpenStack Ocata software release, it’s claimed the new version delivers a reliable cloud platform built on the proven, enterprise-grade backbone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. 

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Druva expands global footprint in UK to align with Brexit

07 June 2017

Druva claims the new expansion will provide customers with a simple and effective way to manage their data within a region, whatever happens post-Brexit.

Druva claims the expansion will enable firms to host data in locations that best meet their specific requirements.

Druva says it has significantly expanded the reach of its public cloud offerings to better support its customers’ national and regional data protection requirements. 

The firm claims the move will enable companies to host their data in locations that best meet their specific requirements around data residency, location and transfer.

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