October 06, 2012
TMCnet Enterprise Solutions Week in Review
By Ashok Bindra
Aside from new partner programs, Enterprise Solutions community also witnessed this past week a new applications performance ensurance platform, the launch of a Network-as-a-Service (NaaS), and optimized Java Virtual Machine (JVM) for Linux.
In addition, a telecom company rolled out telecom service throughout Virginia.
Security solutions provider Nominum (News - Alert) unveiled the Nominum IDEAL Partner Program to its worldwide customer base and the millions of consumers and businesses it serves. According TMC (News - Alert) contributing writer Tabitha Naylor, “the program is designed to enable direct offering of the company’s pre-integrated technology as well as to certify software application providers, communications service providers, system integrators, managed service providers and hardware OEMs.”
The report shows that the key piece of Nominum’s IDEAL ecosystem is the fast growing community of third party application providers. As per the report, application providers can help network operators integrate the company’s software into the Nominum N2 Platform, once certified to gain insight from the one trillion plus DNS queries processed daily by Nominum software.
Likewise, TMCnet contributor Raju Shanbhag reported that AppEnsure has introduced the Applications Performance Ensurance platform for enterprise apps in dynamic virtualized and cloud computing environments. The report says that the AppEnsure product is easy to learn and install. It comes without the requirement of any operational support, and automatically identifies and maps each unique IT topology.
Shanbhag wrote that AppEnsure is in live customer trials with its first virtual appliance, developed from a field-tested code base that supports millions of interconnected devices.
In another news, contributor Mandira Srivastava reported on the availability of the industry-first NaaS offering by WAN optimization service provider, Aryaka (News - Alert). The aim is to address application and network performance issues across the distributed enterprise.
Aryaka's NaaS offers enterprise-grade connectivity via a dedicated reliable core network based on globally distributed points of presence (POPS), wrote Srivastava.
Srivastava also reported on the availability of Azul Systems’ (News - Alert)Zing 5.5, a native Java virtual machine (JVM) optimized for Linux. The report indicates that with Zing 5.5, Azul Systems has significantly raised the capabilities of JVM. The company believes it has addressed the need of customers to identify and fix major problems.
In fact, according to Srivastava’s report, performance and response-time improvements have targeted applications with low latency requirements.
Lastly, contributor Madhubanti Rudra reported on the expanded services of Virginia’s telecom consultations and services provider SolveForce. As part of its telecom master agency business, SolveForce is offering the best telecom services throughout Virginia at the most reasonable prices. The service offerings include metro Ethernet, fast Ethernet, gigabit Ethernet services, DS1 or T1 lines, DS3 bandwidth or T3 Lines, VoIP, SIP trunking, commercial satellite Internet, BGAN, point-to-point lines, private lines, MPLS, VPLS, WAN, VPN, POTS Lines (Digital and Analog) and more.