by Adam Armstrong

News Bits: Zephyr, SwiftStack, Avere, Cloudistics, Pica8, & Datrium

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content not the impact they have. Zephyr announced its enterprise architecture, Zephyr Enterprise, as well as the announcement that they have hit 10,000 customers. SwiftStack announced the availability of its Cloud Sync. Avere joins AWS Public Sector Partner Program. Cloudistics and Pica8 partner on secure virtual networking for superconverged infrastructures. And Datirum raises another $55 million in Series C financing.

Zephyr Introduces It Enterprise Software Architecture

At the Atlassian Summit this year, Zephyr announced new architecture for its Enterprise product. According to the company, its enterprise product can now deliver power, performance, and scale for enterprise teams with hundreds to thousands of concurrent users. Zephyr is also glad to announce that they have hit the 10,000 customer milestone.

Zephyr Enterprise

SwiftStack Announces Cloud Sync Capability

SwiftStack has announced a new capability it states will ease hybrid cloud adoption, a Cloud Sync capability. With Cloud Sync users can replicate data from their SwiftStack cluster to an AWS S3 bucket. The Cloud Sync feature enables the replication of native objects, increasing the ease of access and operation.

SwiftStack Cloud Sync

Avere Joins AWS Public Sector Partner Program

Avere announced that AWS has invited them to join its Public Sector Partner Program. As the name implies, the program is aimed specifically at the public sector such as government, education, and non-profits. Avere has been working in the public sector with customers such as NASA, the CDC, and the Library of Congress.

Avere for the public sector

Cloudistics & Pica8 Partner On Secure Virtual Networking For Superconverged Infrastructures

Cloudistics, an enterprise cloud-computing company, has partnered with Pica8, a network operating system vendor, to take Cloudistics existing virtual network capabilities and extend it to include industry leading OpenFlow and SDN. Both Companies state that through this partnership they will be able to deliver a highly simplified deployment and management of physical and virtual networks and secure connectivity between applications to protect against unauthorized access to applications.

Cloudistics main site

Pica8 main site

Datrium Raises $55 Million In Series C Financing

Datrium announced today that it has closed its latest round of financing with an additional $55 million. This round of funding brings the total Datrium has raised to $110 million. This series of financing was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

Datrium main site

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