June 2019 Archives

Last month, Microsoft had released fixes for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708), called BlueKeep. This vulnerability was found in Remote Desktop Services, affecting some older versions of Windows. The tech giant has now warned that an exploit exists for this vulnerability. According to an internet-scale port scanner, nearly one million devices on the public internet are vulnerable to BlueKeep. “Future malware that exploits this vulnerability could propagate from vulnerable computer to vulnerable computer in a similar way as the WannaCry malware spread across the globe in 2017,” wrote Microsoft in a blog post. Which versions of Windows are affected by BlueKeep vulnerability? The following Windows systems are vulnerable to CVE-2019-0708 BlueKeep: Windows 2003 Windows XP Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2008 Users of Windows 8 and Windows 10 are not affected by this vulnerability. How can BlueKeep vulnerability affect users? If a vulnerable…
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70% of organizations say that IT infrastructure allows them to stay competitive and optimize business performance, according to a study by IBM Institute for Business Value and Oxford Economics. In the era of digital transformation, it is important for organizations to adapt their business requirements on the basis of evolving market needs, customers, and technologies. IT infrastructure has to be handled efficiently to minimize the costs while enhancing the benefits. The key areas of an IT infrastructure include cloud, security, networks, servers, applications, data, etc. To offer organizations high-quality content and thought leadership across the entire IT infrastructure ecosystem, the Datacloud Global Congress & Awards 2019 is returning for 16th year to Monaco on 4-6 June 2019 Datacloud Global Congress & Awards 2019- At a glance With the theme— Opening Minds. Closing Deals, Datacloud Global Congress is a premier leadership summit for critical IT infrastructure. Over the past…
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ZNetLive, India’s leading cloud services provider offering cloud infrastructure and managed services to partners and end customers across the globe, today announced exclusive discounts on .in and .co.in domain names. With World Cup 2019 under way, ZNetLive is celebrating the Cricket’s mega festival in its own ways with some contests and special offers. The offers, synchronized with the World Cup 2019, are aimed to empower Indian start-ups and budding businesses to establish their online identity in the most economical way possible. .in domain name, the domain name with an Indian essence, will be available at INR 229 while .co.in will be available for registration at INR 189. “ZNetLive team is an ardent cricket fan. In order to match the energy and spirit of the World Cup 2019, we are providing Indian businesses and start-ups an Indian domain name extension, to help them establish their online identity quickly and easily.” – Pavan Jangid, Manager- Marketing and PR, ZNetLive. The other…
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The number of domain name registrations in the first quarter of 2019 has reached 351.8 million across all top-level domains (TLDs), as per Verisign. When compared to the fourth quarter of 2018 that closed with 348.7 million domain registrations, the registrations in Q1 increased by 3.1 million. It can be noted that the domain name registrations have grown by 5.4 per cent year over year. 1.2% increase in .COM and .NET domains The .COM and .NET domains had a combined total of around 153 million domain registrations in the last quarter of 2018. This number has increased by 1.2 percent in Q1 2019. The combined total of these two domains was 154.8 million in the end of Q1 2019. Individually, the .COM domain totalled 141 million domain registrations, whereas the .NET had a total of 13.8 million registrations. Also read: ZNetLive rolls out exclusive World Cup 2019 offers on India specific domain names and WordPress hosting .COM domain has the highest number of domain registrations As of…
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Interop 2019, an unbiased IT conference, hosted all levels of IT and business pros at the Mirage, Las Vegas, on May 20-23. The three-day event provided attendees a complete objective view of the things happening across all the IT disciplines. It featured speakers from industry leaders like Google, Microsoft, IBM, Juniper Networks, Cisco, Delta Dental, and Red Hat. Interop 2019: Top announcements Having said that, below are the main announcements made at Interop 2019: 1. Winners of 2019 Best of Interop Awards Interop announced the winners of its 2019 Best of Interop Awards to recognize the companies that made significant technological advancements with their innovative products. 2019 Best of Interop Awards Winners: Cloud— Edge Expander Cloud Module, Expanse DevOps— Datadog Synthetics, Datadog Infrastructure—Batfish Enterprise, Intentionet Security— Edge Expander Cloud Module, Expanse Emerging Vendor— 128 Technology Honorable Mention— IBM Multicloud Manager, IBM and ThousandEyes…
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Hivelocity, a leading global provider of IaaS, announced today the availability of its bare-metal edge compute services in Frankfurt, Germany. Frankfurt stands first among several new European and APAC locations that Hivelocity will be launching in the coming months as it continues to extend the reach of its edge compute platform. Frankfurt lists in New York City, Dallas, Tampa, Los Angeles, Miami, Seattle and Atlanta markets where Hivelocity offers its suite of infrastructure services. Hivelocity’s platform lets users instantly deploy hundreds of Linux and Windows dedicated servers in all of these 8 global markets. Once the bare-metal is deployed, users can monitor server health and resource usage data, create the data recovery points, perform OS reloads, interact with technical support team and much more. Each server has the option of being self-managed or managed with the latter including things such as proactive monitoring and security patches. Hivelocity’s expansion plans…
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