Oracle, SAP working on Exadata support

Frequent rivals Oracle and SAP are behaving more like “frenemies” when it comes to Oracle’s Exadata database machine, high-profile mudslinging notwithstanding.   Exadata version 2 for SAP is now under evaluation and should be certified by early next year, according to a note on Oracle’s Web site. Oracle is also seeking early-adopter SAP users for […]

Replicating data offsite provides data protection

CapitalSource Bank, a Los Angeles-based retail bank with a suite of diverse savings options, has used CommVault® Simpana® software to help safeguard critical financial and operational data dispersed across 22 branch locations throughout California, as well as a main data center and disaster recovery site. Tying it all up with global deduplicationRecently, CapitalSource Bank evaluated […]

Hong Kong travelers among the least willing to forgo personal privacy for additional security at airports

Hong Kong residents are among the least willing to forgo personal privacy in exchange for additional aviation security measures, according to new global research released today by Unisys. The Unisys Security Index™ research found that of the 11 nations surveyed, Hong Kong residents rank second lowest in their support for a range of aviation security […]

Release of Verizon’s data breach investigations reports unifies fight against cybercrime

In an initiative to make it easier for companies to analyze and exchange data about security breaches and unite in the fight against cybercrime, Verizon Business is publicly releasing the research framework used for the company’s landmark Data Breach Investigations Reports. With this, businesses will be able to compare and contrast their security data with […]