Cloudian, Inc., the leading provider of hybrid cloud object storage systems, has completed a $41 million financing round. The round includes new investors Lenovo, City National Bank, Epsilon Venture Partners, and DVP Investment.
Data centre provider, VIRTUS Data Centres, announced the latest members to have joined the first national shared data centre for research and education, offered by digital services and solutions organisation Jisc.
Re-insurance business Munich Re, has become the latest customer for Hortonworks in Germany. The business will use Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) with a newly created data lake platform in specific business analytics use cases as well as big data applications.
Pulsant, leading UK provider of hybrid cloud services, has announced that it is now a Cyber Essentials Certifying Body, licensed to certify for both the Cyber Essentials Scheme and the IASME governance standard.
Acknowledging research reports about the lack of skills in the cloud computing market, the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has launched its Professional Member certification scheme based on its independent eLearning programme for IT professionals.