Dell EMC expanded its converged systems portfolio by integrating its PowerEdge servers into VxRail Appliances and VxRack System 1000 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) to address new use cases.  The VxRail Appliance Family, the industry’s only HCI appliances specifically developed and fully optimized for VMware environments, now have configurations powered...

By Derek Manky Global security strategist, Fortinet The expanding attack surface enabled by technology innovations such as cloud computing and IoT devices, a global shortage of cybersecurity talent, and regulatory pressures continue to be significant drivers of cyber threats. The pace of these changes is unprecedented, resulting in a critical tipping point as the...

Kaspersky Lab’s discovery in 2016 of an APT able to create new tools for each victim has effectively killed off ‘Indicators of Compromise’ as a reliable means of detecting infection, according to the company’s Threat Predictions for 2017.   The predictions are prepared annually by the company’s expert Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) and are based on its wide-ranging insight and expertise.  The list for 2017 includes the impact of bespoke and disposable tools, the growing use of misdirection in terms of attacker identity,...

HP Elite X3 was launched in the Philippines as the first built 3-in-1 device for business that combines the power and function of a PC with a smartphone’s capabilities. The Elite X3 is designed to multi-task, switching from a handheld device to a desktop with external display, keyboard and mouse. With the help of a company’s virtualization solution, the HP Elite...

A new chapter in the story of Nokia branded phones begins as HMD Global Oy (HMD), the new home of Nokia phones, enters the market. Finnish company HMD will bring a new generation of mobile phones to consumers, with the first smartphone products set to be launched in the first half of 2017, alongside the existing Nokia branded feature phone business. The launch of...

Acer partnered with footwear maker New Balance for a holiday promo that runs until December 31. Buyers of qualified Acer products, including Acer Swift 3, Swift 5 and Swift 7, at participating Acer stores nationwide can get for free a New Balance Gift Card (GC) worth P5,000, which can be used in any New Balance stores, Athlete’s Foot stores, and any Planet Sports...

Cellprime Distribution Corporation (Cellprime) partnered with online retailer Lazada and Hyundai dealer Autohub to launch the Hyundai Aero Plus smartphone. The Hyundai Aero Plus is the second phone model to be launched under the Hyundai Mobile brand in over a year, beginning with the release of Hyundai Aero earlier this year. Similar to the all-new Hyundai Tucson,...

The country’s flag carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL), collaborated with cloud infrastructure provider VMWare to adopt VMWare AirWatch to create an Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) intended primarily to transform all paper-based reference materials or manuals found in PAL’s pilots’ carry-on flight bags into digital format. EFB is an electronic display system consisting...

PNY Technologies (PNY) released the latest model in PNY’s family of Solid State Drives (SSDs), the Phantom-1 Series 2.5” SSD. The Phantom-1 SSD provides 20x faster transfer rate than traditional HDD available in the market, and comes with memory capacity ranging from 120GB to a 960GB. The Phantom-1 Series boasts a 2.5” SATA III, 6Gb/s interface and is built...

Vivo Philippines launched the new Vivo V5 smartphone that has a 20-megapixel front-facing camera. The camera has a 1/2.78” Sony IMX376 camera sensor with a SP lens system and an aperture of f/2.0. It also has a front-facing soft-light flash that can illuminate its subjects whenever they take a selfie. Its rear camera’s 13-megapixel sensor has phase-detect autofocus that helps users snap photos as they happen. “With the V5… we continue to push the boundaries of a premium mid-range smartphone as we highlight Vivo’s...