Cisco announced next-generation storage area networking additions for its data center portfolio. To better manage the resulting performance, scale, and operational management challenges, Cisco innovates multi-protocol storage networking solutions for its unified data center portfolio that merge data center networking and compute functions into one data center fabric, for more efficient business operations and end-to-end management.

CloudSigma and OpenVPN announced a new software appliance that grants SMBs and remote workers secure, anytime/anywhere access to their public cloud deployments – without exposing their services over the Internet. Now, companies can create a bridge between their on-premise servers and those within CloudSigma’s public cloud by using the VPN service to connect directly to the VLANs in CloudSigma’s cloud from their own network.

GigaSpaces Technologies announced it has completely re-architected its Cloudify offering to provide Intelligent Orchestration of applications on the cloud. With this product rewrite, the new Cloudify orchestration platform simplifies the application deployment, management and scaling experience on OpenStack, VMware vSphere and other clouds and environments.

Host Analytics, a provider of cloud-based enterprise performance management, launched Host Analytics Sales Planning for finance and sales leaders looking to better align and collaborate. The new application also gives sales professionals the tools they need to more efficiently and accurately deal with sales forecasting, commission planning and more.

Jitterbit, a provider of agile integration solutions for the modern enterprise, announced Jitterbit Harmony SAP Connector, which empowers organizations to streamline crucial business processes with SAP integration between SAP ECC, CRM, vertical applications, and more than a thousand enterprise endpoints, ranging from legacy on-premise software to the latest cloud-based solutions.

Lavastorm Analytics, an agile data management and analytics software company, announced new features that extend the capabilities of its analytics engine and bring the power of big data analytics to business managers and analysts. These professionals are now able to easily extract data from Hadoop and MongoDB and quickly integrate it with virtually any other data source.

Métier, the business management and optimization platform, announced the launch of a new user interface for its project portfolio management software. Métier’s workspaces allow custom infographics to direct, inform and entertain teams as they use 20 pre-built and fully integrated tools for management of their portfolios.

Novell announced several solution upgrades focused on file management and collaboration to address enterprise customers’ need for a secure, productive sharing environment. As organizations become more mobile, social and global, the ever-growing inventory of data requires a sophisticated file infrastructure in order to securely store, share, and manage it all. With over 30 years of expertise in file and networking, Novell is helping companies meet these market demands with updated versions of three trusted solutions: Novell Filr 1.1, Novell File Reporter 2.5 and Novell Storage Manager 4.0.

Oracle Database 12c Release 12.1.0.2, is generally available and includes Oracle Database In-Memory, an option designed to power the real-time enterprise, enabling better and faster business decisions by accelerating the performance of Oracle Database applications. By leveraging the Oracle Multitenant architecture that simplifies database consolidation in the cloud, organizations have deployed database as a service (DBaaS), allowing them to manage multiple databases on a shared, scalable, and agile database platform.

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, announced the latest version of RSA Web Threat Detection designed to provide enterprises with end-to-end visibility into web sessions to help mitigate risks associated with consumer-facing websites including cybercrime activity and business logic abuse. The latest version is built to offer enhanced real-time visibility into Web session activities, new mobile traffic monitoring capabilities and additional detection measures across the entire online user lifecycle to help enterprises gain greater insight into the online threat environment to more accurately detect active threats.

Solix Technologies, Inc., a provider of enterprise data management solutions, announced the Solix Big Data Suite, a next-generation enterprise archiving and enterprise data lake application platform for Apache Hadoop. Solix Big Data Suite provides secure, compliant, low cost, bulk data storage for enterprise analytics applications and archives enterprise applications on a petabyte scale.