It’s time for a Network Break! This week we examine the fallout of the Kaseya breach that affected dozens of MSPs and many hundreds of customers, and discuss HPE’s interests in Zerto and Ampool, two acquisitions that extend the value of HPE’s Greenlake platform.
Fortinet goes after software developers with its acquisition of Sken.ai, the US Federal Trade Commission goes after Broadcom with allegations of monpolistic practices in the set-top box and broadband modem business, the US Defense Department starts over on its multi-billion cloud contract bid, and a court tells Netflix it has to pay network usage fees to a South Korean Internet provider.
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Tech Bytes: Netskope
We talk with Netskope about why IT can’t just take the office network out of mothballs and expect everything to be fine when employees show up. Guest Hansang Bae shares a punch list of tasks you might want to complete before your end users get back to the office.
Fastcom Deploys Extreme Fabric to Power Business Growth and Deliver Differentiated Services – Extreme Networks
Update Regarding VSA Security Incident – Kaseya
Rapid Response: Mass MSP Ransomware Incident – Huntress
The Kaseya Ransomware Attack Is a Really Big Deal – Lawfare
Why some cyber criminals are ditching bitcoin for a cryptocurrency called monero – CNBC
Fake Kaseya VSA Security Update Drops Cobalt Strike – Threatpost
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Expands HPE GreenLake Edge-to-Cloud Platform with Acquisition of Zerto, a Leader in Cloud Data Management and Protection – Zerto
HPE acquires Ampool to accelerate hybrid analytics for customers – HPE
Ampool – Crunchbase Company Profile & Funding – CrunchBase
Apache Geode — Performance is key. Consistency is a must. – Apache.org
Fortinet Acquires Application Security Innovator Sken.ai to Accelerate DevSecOps – Fortinet