eSP - IT Solution Providers in Europe Visit our other websites: Consumer IT On CE Mobile Channels ECI news rAVe Europe Digital Signage News iChannels eSP - IT Solution Providers in Europe Search Home Categories Bob's Byte Cloud Computing Conferencing (Audio/Video/Web) Digital Signage Display and Projection Event News Industry News Managed Services Mobile Enterprise Network Management and Diagnostics Networking Hardware Power and Power Protection Printing and Peripherals Security Software and Saas Solution Provider News Storage and Storage Software Unified Communications Vendor News Video on the Network Wireless Networks About Us Important Links Subscribe RSS Feeds Skip to content The Elon Musk Plan to Connect Brains to the Cloud! 14 April 2017 Marco Attard Industry News Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk announces his latest venture-- Neuralink, a startup with the lofty ambition to develop technology able to connect human brains to the cloud. But how would one connect brains to computers? According to a Wall Street Journal report, the answer lies in the "neural lace." Developed using nanotechnology, the neural lace consists of small electrodes implanted in the skull to form an electrode footprint able to monitor part, if not all, of the brain. Wearers of such a neural lace, the theory goes, will be able to upload thoughts to and from the cloud via computer interface. Either way it all sounds very similar to the "cyberbrain," the mind-machine interface seen in the science fiction manga/anime series "Ghost in the Shell." Read more... Windstream Acquires Broadview Networks 14 April 2017 Marco Attard Vendor News Windstream bolsters its SMB Unified Communications (UC) offering with the acquisition of Broadview Networks in an all cash deal worth $227.5 million. Broadview offers a broad portfolio of cloud-based UC solutions aimed at SMBs under the OfficeSuite UC brand. It also continues to align with popular office applications such as OfficeSuite UC for Microsoft Dynamics 365. "Broadview’s unique, proprietary unified communications solutions will advance our product portfolio, improving our competitiveness and ability to provide enhanced services to business customers," Windstream CEO Tony Thomas says. "The transaction also will enable us to leverage Broadview’s experienced salesforce and cloud operations across our national footprint." Read more... VMware Adds Native HCI Security to vSAN 6.6 14 April 2017 Marco Attard Cloud Computing VMware announces the latest version of the vSAN software-defined storage offering-- vSAN 6.6, the first to include native hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) security. Native HCI security is a software-defined data-at-rest encryption solution. It features simplified key management and protects against unwanted data access. It is hardware agnostic, meaning admins can select any vSAN-certified hardware, without need for specialised self-encrypting drives (SEDs). vSAN Encryption is compatible with all vSAN all-flash space efficiency features, such as inline deduplication and compression, and is virtual machine agnostic. It is available in all-flash and hybrid configurations, and integrates with KMIP 1.1 compliant key management technologies. Read more... Tech Data Expands relayr IoT Distribution 14 April 2017 Marco Attard Solution Provider News German Internet of Things (IoT) specialist relayr expands into EMEA following an expansion of its distribution agreement with Tech Data Technology Solutions. The deal has Tech Data supply the relayr IoT middleware platform across EMEA. According to the company, the relayr platform handles device connectivity and management, dashboards and analytics device aggregation, and 3rd party application integration. As a result it harmonises data streams, making it "far easier for IoT solution builders to innovate." Read more... Nuvias Rolls Out UC Business 14 April 2017 Marco Attard Unified Communications Nuvias announces plans to roll out its Unified Communications (UC) Practice-- as based on recent acquisition Siphon-- across EMEA, starting with Germany. Siphon is already established in the UK and Benelux, and will be released across EMEA through Nuvias regional branches over the coming months. UC vendors old and new will be able to to take advantage on Nuvias' growing UC capacity across the region, while channel partners can take the opportunity to enter the UC market or expand further. Read more... More Articles... The Tech Companies of the FT 1000 Crestron Ships DigitalMedia NVX Series Z-Wave Devices Get Mandatory Security Gartner: -6.9% Y-o-Y Decline for Q1 2017 EMEA PCs Page 1 of 200 ? Start Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next End ? 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