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Neustar's Third DDoS Survey Finds Attacks Unrelenting in 2015

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STERLING, Va. -- April 26, 2016; Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released the findings from its third global DDoS Attacks and Protection Report titled The Threatscape Widens: DDoS Aggression and the Evolution of IoT Risks. The April 2016 report follows a survey of over 1,000 IT professionals across six continents, and reveals that few organizations globally are being spared DDoS attacks. With the bombardment fairly constant throughout 2015, it is no longer a matter of if or when attacks might happen, but how often and how long the attack will last. Faced with this ongoing onslaught, the report demonstrates that increasingly DDoS-defense savvy organizations are now arming themselves accordingly.

The research results show that although revenue loss caused by a DDoS related outage is usually the main concern, 57% of all breaches involved some sort of theft including intellectual property and customer data as well as financial information. More troubling, following the initial breach, 45% of organizations reported the installation of a virus or malware - a sign that attackers are interested in causing ongoing harm.

The research highlights that although DDoS attack tactics continue to evolve from single large attacks intended to take a website offline to the multi-vector attacks we are seeing today, organizations are fighting back. The good news is 76% of companies are investing more in DDoS protection than in 2014 and 47% of the attacked organizations are participating in security consortiums to share information on threats and counter measures.

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Leveraging MongoDB - NoSQL Database for Large Scale High Performance Applications

With the emergence of new data sources such as social media, mobile applications, and sensor-equipped “Internet of Things” networks, enterprises applications today are adopting disruptive technologies to manage the higher volume of information; specially when the data itself arrives at much faster rates and is more complex and dynamic than existing transactional sources.

The scalable storage, powerful data processing and embedded analytics engines allows you to easily access, enrich and analyze variety and volume of big data to deliver real-time insights into areas such as operational performance, customer satisfaction, and competitor behavior.

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Latest version of Preservica provides new levels of control for archives, libraries and museums

Preservica v5.6’s rich set of new features include easy “drag & drop” collection re-arrangement, support for virtual collections, recoverable delete, advanced catalog synchronization with ArchivesSpace, public access faceted search and new digital preservation tools including migration of video files to web-friendly HTML-5.

Boston, MA US | April 2016 | Preservica, a world leader in digital preservation, has announced the latest release (v5.6) of its Digital Preservation and Access software. The new features build on Preservica’s active post-ingest file format migration and storage management to give libraries, museums, archives and businesses new levels of control and flexibility over how they manage, arrange, migrate, share and store their valuable digital content overtime - as needs, demands and technologies change.

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Ness Supports Alfresco Software within the Enterprise Content Management Market

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Alfresco delivers its next generation of leading, tightly integrated ECM and BPM solutions with Ness SES development and test services

TEANECK, NJ – April 19, 2016 – Ness Software Engineering Services (SES), a leading provider of software product engineering services, today revealed how it has contributed to the successful release of the latest versions of Alfresco One and Activiti by Alfresco Software, the leading open-source provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) solutions. Alfresco is enabling companies to meet their digital transformation goals through platforms its customers trust to take full advantage of their content, people, and business processes. Ness is helping Alfresco by providing ongoing software development, support and test engineering services.

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Brits Risking Work Security by Accessing Pirated Content

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RiskIQ find 59% of UK citizens using personal devices to access corporate networks use the same device to access illegal pirate content

London, UK. 19 April 2016 – New research from RiskIQ, the leader in external threat management, has found that a shocking 6 in 10 (59%) Brits who use personal devices for work also use the same device for streaming or downloading pirated content.

Whilst the research, conducted by OnePulse for RiskIQ, found that 80% of individuals in the UK who access pirated content on these devices do consider the personal security risks of doing so, such as a malware infection, 4 in 10 (40%) do not consider the security implications for their organization when accessing this content.

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M-Files Secures $36M Series B Investment Led by Partech Ventures

New Solution Intelligently Unifies Information Silos and Business Systems with Patent-Pending Technology that will Disrupt ECM and EIM Landscape

Thursday 17th March 2016 - M-Files Corporation, a provider of solutions that leverage a unique new metadata-based approach to dramatically improve how businesses manage documents and other information, today announced a $36 million round of Series B funding led by Partech Ventures, with participation from Finnish Industry Investment and Draper Esprit.

M-Files continues to experience explosive worldwide growth resulting in a six-year compound growth rate of nearly 1,000 percent. The new investment will further accelerate existing sales and marketing activities, as well as expansion into new markets in North America, EMEA and APAC. The company will also focus on expanding and strengthening its global partner network, which currently consists of over 450 partners operating in more than 100 countries.

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Agrantec Signs First Large Enterprise Customers to NotaZone Tracing Platform

Agrantec now supports one of the UK’s largest ethical food industry associations on the NotaZone food production tracing platform.

Bristol, 17 March 2016
Agrantec, the UK-based developer of software solutions to help small producers save time and gain value, has won new enterprise customers to the NotaZone platform.

NotaZone is a new way of tracking food as it moves through the production process, all the way onto the supermarket shelf. NotaZone enables easy regulatory compliance, automatic documentation and even helps differentiate produce against competition.

“We’re very pleased to see the NotaZone system gaining traction with some very large and influential business customers,” said Martin Coates, Managing Director. “NotaZone has been designed to support the needs of large organizations as well as small producers, and we’re pleased to be able to welcome and support one of the UK’s leading food production associations.”

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North Plains Systems launches Xinet 18.1

1st March 2016, Toronto, Canada - North Plains has announced the launch of Xinet 18.1, its digital asset management (DAM) system designed to help companies, in-house creative departments and advertising agencies to more effectively manage documents, images, video and other content in an omni-channel environment.

By automating many of the tasks around creating, reviewing, approving, sharing and accessing digital content, Xinet 18.1 streamlines workflow and improves productivity for in-house agencies and reduces unbillable work undertaken by creative agencies, which improves ROI.

Xinet 18.1 includes both new features as well as major enhancements to existing features. Key highlights include;

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Cybersecurity: ironclad security for high bandwidths

New UTM+ series from Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity view

Bandwidths in the gigabit range require new IT security solutions for data transfers. This is especially true for conventional Unified Threat Management (UTM) firewalls, which have limited performance. The new IT-security company Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity will be at this year's CeBIT to present an innovative solution that is the first to meet the challenges associated with higher bandwidths: the UTM+ firewall series with integrated next-generation engine. Like all trade fair innovations from Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, the UTM+ firewalls take a proactive approach to security.

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Data Centers Can Be a Sound Investment Strategy in 2016

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If one thing is clear, big data has a bright future ahead of it. More businesses and organizations than ever before have bought into the idea of collecting vast amounts of data, analyzing it, storing it, and eventually using it to improve operations, make accurate forecasts, and even create new products and services. With such tremendous potential, many investors have seen big data as a clear target for growth. Pinpointing just how to invest in it, however, has been a challenge. One could notice a promising startup and ride it out as the business grew or failed, depending on what they offered. A more likely scenario that investors are paying more attention to is that of data centers. In many ways, data centers are the hub from which all big data analytics is done, and as big data continues to grow, so will the data centers that feed it.

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