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Radware Ltd. | December 30, 2021
Radware® a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, announced that Armis, a leading unified asset visibility and security platform provider, chose Radware’s Cloud Native Protector to safeguard its Amazon Web Services environment. This born-in-the-cloud business adopted Radware’s solution to fortify its cloud security posture and identify potential vulnerabilities before they evolved into threats.
Armis’ security platform enables companies to safely use and control IoT and other unmanaged devices without fear of compromise by cyberattacks. Armis was looking for a solution that would give its DevOps team full visibility and control of its public cloud environment. The company turned to Radware to make it easier for its team to remotely track assets, supervise access to sensitive resources, and detect suspicious activity.
“The Radware team understands that we are a dynamic company with requirements that are constantly changing. Radware’s Cloud Native Protector plays an essential role in securing our cloud environment. It helps us see our full cloud picture and focus on what matters most. Radware provides trusted products and support, making this the best solution for our company.”
Roi Amitay, head of DevInfra at Armis
Radware’s solution enhances the visibility and control Armis has over its public cloud environment. It automates manual analysis and notifies Armis about any publicly exposed assets and potential cyberattacks to help the company prioritize its work.
“Cloud-native companies like Armis have unique and constantly shifting security requirements that need specialized solutions,” said Gilad Barzilay, director of public cloud sales at Radware. “Our Cloud Native Protector not only secures Armis’ cloud workloads but also is continually assessing risks and improving visibility and governance of their cloud.”
Radware’s Cloud Native Protector is an agentless solution that provides centralized visibility and reporting for workloads and accounts on AWS and Microsoft Azure. Its intuitive 360-degree centralized dashboard shows alerts across accounts and clouds with risk-prioritized alerting so that security teams know which alert to focus on first. Using a multi-layered approach that covers a wide security posture of the cloud and threats to individual workloads, the solution also identifies and prevents public exposure of public facing assets, cloud security misconfigurations, excessive permissions, and malicious activity in the cloud.
Radware® is a global leader of cyber security and application delivery solutions for physical, cloud, and software defined data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio secures the digital experience by providing infrastructure, application, and corporate IT protection, and availability services to enterprises globally. Radware’s solutions empower enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity, and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down.
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Oracle | January 19, 2022
Oracle announced that Xerox, a company continually redefining the workplace experience, selected Oracle Cloud to support the launch of new businesses aiming to solve some of the world's most pressing problems at massive scale. With Oracle Cloud solutions, Xerox is bringing new technologies to market focused on 3D printing for manufacturing, structural health monitoring for critical infrastructure, and augmented reality to improve customer support.
Xerox has been a leader in office and production print technology for more than 100 years. As part of its strategy to address pressing societal issues, Xerox decided to expand its business portfolio by creating new and innovative businesses based on disruptive technologies. However, with its existing IT technology, Xerox had to spend more time than desired to implement the systems needed to support a new business.
"Our vision is to launch breakaway businesses powered by breakthrough technologies as quickly as possible so that we can work to solve these problems facing our planet and society. In order to do that, we needed a unified cloud platform across the entire business. With Oracle Cloud and Oracle NetSuite, we have the underlying foundation in place, which will allow us to operate with agility and speed. We're now able to quickly launch business models and processes on a single platform with no integration required."
Naresh Shanker, senior vice president and chief technology officer, Xerox
With Oracle Cloud and NetSuite, Xerox's businesses can sell online, create orders, process invoices, track performance, execute financial planning, and send and receive data – without any involvement needed from the IT department. Armed with these Oracle solutions, the new Xerox businesses will be positioned to deliver much-needed capabilities, including industrial IoT to monitor critical infrastructure, 3D printing for manufacturing, and augmented reality for customer support.
"For more than a century, Xerox has been at the forefront of business technology innovation," said Jonathan Tikochinsky, executive vice president, strategic clients group, Oracle. "We're proud to partner with the company as it applies that same dedication and expertise to solving pressing global issues."
Xerox has worked with Deloitte and Infosys to implement a wide range of Oracle Cloud services to fast-track the launch of its innovation businesses and enable them to quickly monetize services. This includes Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) for budgeting and financial planning, NetSuite for finance and accounting, Oracle Commerce for an online storefront, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) for a complete cloud infrastructure platform. In addition to enabling integration in every direction via Oracle Integration, OCI provides Xerox and new businesses with access to a set of data management services built on self-driving Oracle Autonomous Database technology, delivering advanced analytics and automated patching, upgrades, and tuning. Xerox can also tap the power of OCI High Performance Computing when researching potential new businesses, and under OCI's Universal Credits purchasing option, Xerox can mix-and-match any OCI services.
Oracle offers integrated suites of applications plus secure, autonomous infrastructure in the Oracle Cloud.
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https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220601005510/en/Axiom-Space-Selects-Box-to-Power-Cloud-Content-Management | June 06, 2022
Box, Inc. the leading Content Cloud, today announced that Axiom Space, the leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, selected Box to power secure collaboration and content management across its workforce and drive new ways to work in the cloud.
Axiom operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while building its successor, Axiom Station, the first permanent commercial destination in Earth's orbit that will provide new opportunities to benefit every human, everywhere. To support its workforce and partner ecosystem, Axiom is leveraging modern technology with Box as its content layer to power seamless collaboration internally and externally and digital experiences for employees and partners while meeting strict security and compliance requirements, including ITAR and FedRAMP.
“Technology is a key driver of innovation at Axiom, and collaboration is at the forefront of our strategy as we partner with visionary governments, researchers, manufacturers, and scientists across the globe,” said Kirk Simmonds, Head of IT at Axiom Space. “As our business continues to grow, our workforce needs to work more efficiently and creatively with tools that truly support the new way of working. With Box, we’re able to create a more connected and productive environment that helps us ensure a brighter future for everyone on Earth.”
“Axiom is leading the way in human spaceflight services, Axiom’s important mission, powered by its technology strategy in partnership with companies like Box, is poised to help them bring agility to their work while ensuring the privacy and security of sensitive data. We are thrilled to support Axiom in its mission to build the first commercial space station in our solar system.”
Aaron Levie, CEO and co-founder at Box
As part of Axiom’s cloud technology initiative, its IT organization selected Box to:
Enable Engineering and R&D to collaborate externally with partners daily;
Seamlessly share information from the Mission Operations team in Houston to flight safety and communications teams located at Axiom headquarters and remotely;
Power HR workflows with Box Relay for the employee onboarding process as the organization scales rapidly;
Centralize content management in one platform, eliminating silos of content and improving collaboration internally across the business;
Provide a secure collaboration space for content requiring ITAR and FedRAMP compliance levels;
Enhance confidential information security with Box Shield.
Box empowers many of the largest and most regulated enterprises around the world to accelerate business processes, power their workplace collaboration, and protect valuable information. With today’s announcement, Axiom Space joins leading global organizations that have adopted Box’s Content Cloud to power new ways of working.
Box is the leading Content Cloud, a single platform that empowers organizations to manage the entire content lifecycle, work securely from anywhere, and integrate across best-of-breed apps. Founded in 2005, Box simplifies work for leading global organizations, including AstraZeneca, JLL, and Nationwide. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia.
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DLA Piper | January 07, 2022
DLA Piper represented ICF a global consulting and digital services provider, in its acquisition of Creative Systems and Consulting, a premier provider of IT modernization and digital transformation solutions to US federal agencies.
Creative provides federal agencies with a full suite of capabilities, including digital strategy, cloud and infrastructure solutions, customer experience and data analytics. Creative's 270-person team brings substantial expertise in Salesforce, as well as the Microsoft and ServiceNow platforms, complementing ICF's leading ServiceNow and Appian capabilities.
ICF provides deep domain expertise and the latest digital, cyber, low-code platform and cloud-based modernization services to deliver responsive, scalable solutions. ICF is a leading ServiceNow implementor and was named ServiceNow's #1 Federal Partner of the Year in 2019.
"We were honored to bring to bear our deep digital transformation capabilities, our proven ability to guide complex M&A transactions and our extensive experience in the federal sector to facilitate this key strategic acquisition, which will allow ICF to continue to build on its already impressive innovative capabilities in the digital services space. We previously worked with ICF to advise on its acquisition of Incentive Technology Group, and it was a pleasure to once again utilize our experience in the consulting and tech space to ensure a successful result."
Jeffrey Houle, co-chair of DLA Piper's Aerospace, Defense and Government Services Transactional practice, who led the firm's deal team
In addition to Houle, the DLA Piper team advising ICF included partners Julia Kovacs, Tracy Weir, Thomas Pilkerton, Jordan Bailowitz and Penny Minna, Paolo Morante and Brad Jorgensen; of counsel Christopher Armstrong, James Rusert and Nia Brown; senior managing attorney Braden Penhoet; and associates Wenxi Li, Mary Claire Blythe and Joshua Feldman.
With more than 1,000 corporate lawyers globally, DLA Piper helps clients execute complex cross-border transactions seamlessly while supporting clients across all stages of development. The firm has been rated number one in global M&A volume for ten consecutive years, according to Mergermarket.
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