Intel Reimagines Data Center Storage with new 3D NAND SSDs

In 2017, Intel brought to market a wide array of products designed to tackle the world’s growing stockpile of data. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich called data an “unseen driving force behind the next-generation technology revolution,” and Rob Crooke, senior vice president and general manager of the Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solutions Group at Intel, recently outlined his vision for how storage and memory technologies can address all that data. In the past year, Intel introduced new Intel® Optane™ technology-based products and will continue to deliver exciting, blazing-fast solutions based on this breakthrough technology, with announcements later this year. Intel also brought industry-leading areal density to storage for consumers and enterprises, driving both capacity and form factor innovation with Intel® 3D NAND storage products.

Intel is reimagining how data is stored for the data center. By driving the creation and adoption of compelling new form factors, like the EDSFF 1U long and 1U short, and delivering advanced materials, including our densest NAND to date with 64-layer TLC Intel 3D NAND, Intel is enabling capacities of 8TB and beyond in an array of form factors that meet the specific performance needs of data centers.

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Introducing Intel SSD DC P4510 and P4511 Series

Today, Intel announced the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series for data center applications. The P4510 Series uses 64-layer TLC Intel 3D NAND to enable end users to do more per server, support broader workloads and deliver space-efficient capacity. The P4510 Series enables up to four times more terabytes per server and delivers up to 10 times better random read latency at 99.99 percent quality of service than previous generations. The drive can also deliver up to double the input-output operations per second (IOPS) per terabyte. The 1 and 2TB capacities have been shipping to cloud service providers (CSPs) in high volume since August 2017, and the 4 and 8TB capacities are now available to CSPs and channel customers. All capacities are in the 2.5-inch 15 mm U.2 form factor and utilize a PCIe* NVMe* 3.0 x4 connection.

To accelerate performance and simplify management of the P4510 Series PCIe SSDs and other PCIe SSDs, Intel is also delivering two new technologies that work together to replace legacy storage hardware. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors include Intel Volume Management Device (VMD), enabling robust management such as surprise insertion/removal and LED management of PCIe SSDs directly connected to the CPU. Building on this functionality, Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (VROC) uses Intel VMD to provide RAID to PCIe SSDs. By replacing RAID cards with Intel VROC, customers are able to enjoy up to twice the IOPs performance and up to a 70 percent cost savings with PCIe SSDs directly attached to the CPU, improving customer’s return on their investments in SSD-based storage.

Intel is also bringing innovation to the data center with new low-power SSDs and the Enterprise and Datacenter SSD Form Factor (EDSFF). The Intel SSD DC P4511 Series offers a low-power option for workloads with lower performance requirements, enabling data centers to save power. The P4511 Series will be available later in the first half of 2018 in M.2 110 mm form factor. Additionally, Intel continues to drive form factor innovation in the data center, with the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series available in the future in EDSFF 1U long and 1U short with up to 1 petabyte (PB) of storage in a 1U server rack.

EDSFF Momentum

At Flash Memory Summit* 2017, Intel introduced the ruler form factor for Intel SSDs, purpose-built from the ground up for data center efficiency and free from the confines of legacy form factors. The new form factor delivers unprecedented storage density, system design flexibility with long and short versions, optimum thermal efficiency, scalable performance (available x4, x8 and x16 connectors) and easy maintenance, with front-load, hot-swap capabilities. EDSFF is also future-ready and designed for PCIe 3.0, available today, and PCIe 4.0 and 5.0, when they are ready.

Recently, the Enterprise and Datacenter SSD Form Factor specification was ratified by the EDSFF Working Group*, which includes Intel®, Samsung*, Microsoft*, Facebook* and others. Intel has been shipping a pre-spec version of the Intel SSD DC P4500 Series to select customers, including IBM* and Tencent*, for more than a year, and the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series will be available in EDSFF 1U long and 1U short starting in the second half of 2018. The industry has shown an overwhelmingly positive response to the Intel-inspired EDSFF specifications, with more than 10 key OEM, ODM and ecosystem members indicating intentions to design EDSFF SSDs into their systems. Additional SSD manufactures have also expressed intent to deliver EDSFF SSDs in the future.

IBM has deployed the P4500 Series in this new form factor to the IBM cloud. Tencent, a leading provider of value-added internet services in the world, has incorporated Intel® SSD DC P4500 series in the “ruler” form factor into its newly announced T-Flex platform, which supports 32 “ruler” SSDs as the standard high-performance storage resource pool.

“‘Ruler’ optimizes heat dissipation, significantly enhances SSD serviceability and delivers amazing storage capacity that will scale to 1PB in 1U in the future, thereby reducing overall storage construction and operating costs,” said Wu Jianjian, product director of Blackstone Product Center, Tencent Cloud. “We are very excited about this modern design and encourage its adoption as an industry standard specification.”

For more information on the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series, EDSFF and Intel 3D NAND, visit Intel’s solid state drive site.

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Oracle Supercharges Its Cloud Offerings with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs

Oracle announced today that it’s bringing the power of our latest Tesla GPU accelerators to its public cloud.

Speaking this morning at Oracle OpenWorld, Don Johnson, the company’s senior vice president of product development, said that Oracle Cloud customers can access NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerators, starting today. Additionally, he said Oracle will expand its cloud offerings to include Tesla V100 GPUs, the most powerful data center GPUs, based on our latest Volta architecture.

The move underscores growing demand for public-cloud access to our GPU computing platform from an increasingly wide set of enterprise users. Oracle’s massive customer base means that a broad range of businesses across many industries will have access to accelerated computing to harness the power of AI, accelerated analytics and high performance computing.

“We’re working closely with NVIDIA to provide the next generation of accelerated computing to enterprises worldwide using our X7 compute architecture,” said Kash Ifikhar, vice president of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. “This provides incredible flexibility to data scientists, engineers and researchers, allowing them to rent cutting-edge AI and HPC supercomputers by the hour to solve challenges of exceptional complexity.”

Oracle’s NVIDIA P100 offering provides its users two P100 GPUs with NVIDIA NVLink high-speed interconnect technology and can deliver 21 teraflops of single-precision performance per instance — the kind of performance required for deep learning training and inferencing, accelerated analytics and high performance computing.

Each P100 cloud instance can deliver the performance of up to 25 non-accelerated servers, dramatically saving money for HPC and AI workloads.

“Accelerated computing is powering a revolution in AI, HPC and enterprise computing,” said Ian Buck, vice president of Accelerated Computing at NVIDIA. “Now with NVIDIA GPUs, the Oracle Cloud brings that computation power to its customers worldwide.”

Reducing Model Training from Weeks to Days

One of the first to access the new NVIDIA GPU offering from Oracle Cloud is Fluent.ai. Inc. — a member of NVIDIA’s Inception program for AI startups. Fluent.ai offers the world’s first acoustic-only speech recognition technology to OEMs wanting to make their consumer electronics voice enabled.

Fluent.ai’s proprietary neural network algorithms learn to understand meaning directly from a user’s speech. The result is a highly flexible, accessible and accurate voice-interface technology that performs robustly even in offline and noisy environments — in any language or with any accent.

“Running on new NVIDIA GPU instances has significantly optimized the training of our deep learning models compared to the previous-generation hardware,” said Vikrant Tomar, chief technology officer at Fluent.ai. “This allows us to train more sophisticated speech recognition models while reducing the overall job time from weeks to days.”

And, cloud customers will be able to glean even more performance and cost-savings from our new NVIDIA V100 GPUs. With more than 120 teraflops of deep learning performance per GPU, a single Volta GPU offers the equivalent performance of 100 CPUs.

With the benefits of our GPU computing platform available to an even wider audience, expect to be amazed by a new wave of solutions for problems not yet solved.

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Award-Winning VFX Studio MPC Turns NVIDIA GRID into a Star

You may have seen the work of leading visual effects studio MPC in movies such as The Jungle Book, Wonder Woman, Alien: Covenant and Pirates of the Caribbean. Now the latest name MPC is turning into a star is NVIDIA GRID.

MPC (Moving Picture Company), a subsidiary of Technicolor and a global leader in visual effects for over 25 years, has deployed NVIDIA GRID to ensure they can keep connected, and creative, wherever they are in the world.

“As a VFX supervisor on large feature films, I need immediate access to my team’s work at all times,” said Greg Butler, an award-winning VFX supervisor with MPC. “Whether I’m on location for the shoot, in Los Angeles for client meetings or at home strategizing, NVIDIA technology helps me to keep my projects moving forward.”

The Show Must Go On

MPC’s work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Best Visual Effects Oscar for their work on Life of Pi and The Jungle Book.

For MPC to deliver on these graphically demanding projects, they need fast, reliable and flexible access to graphic-intensive software on mobile devices. No small undertaking, but NVIDIA GRID is there to support them.

Thanks to deploying GRID Virtual Workstation software on NVIDIA Tesla M60-based servers in five locations around the world, the MPC team is able to provide remote access to their production platform, reviewTool. Mobile users can easily access Linux-based applications on the go, completely securely, with no reduction in performance – even on location in the desert.

MPC won the Best Visual Effects Oscar for The Jungle Book. Photo courtesy of MPC Film.

No Creative Limits

NVIDIA GRID enables the MPC production teams to work in a way that wasn’t possible before. Now, they can more easily work as a global team and enjoy the same performance levels wherever they are.

“MPC’s reviewTool makes it possible to see everything happening on a show across the globe. Running reviewTool through NVIDIA GRID means the content is always available and secure, freeing me to work remotely,” Butler said.

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How Intuit’s TurboTax Used NVIDIA GRID to Make Tax Season Easier for Millions

Gamers use GPUs to make slaying zombies more fun. During the latest tax season, the tens of millions of people who rely on Intuit were able to use GPUs to slay their taxes a little more easily, too.

That’s because Intuit’s TurboTax SmartLook feature — powered by Tesla M60 GPU accelerators and NVIDIA GRID — lets you communicate live, via one-way video, with credentialed CPAs or enrolled agents around the country.

TurboTax SmartLook on mobile
Tax help when you need it: TurboTax SmartLook on mobile.

Using SmartLook, tax experts on virtualized desktops can view your screen to help you through the next step. They can even draw on your screen to highlight key fields.

Data remains securely in Intuit’s data center the whole time. Intuit streams the application via Citrix XenApp 7.9 with NVIDIA GRID virtualization software and NVIDIA Tesla M60 GPU accelerators running on Dell R730 servers.

“The new SmartLook feature has been rolled out to thousands of experts and makes it possible for Intuit to offer a new category of tax advisory services to our customers,” says Bill Schuller, a contact center domain architect at Intuit. “There is no room for a poor user experience. Using NVIDIA GRID vGPU combined with the Tesla M60, we’re able to provide optimal video performance.”

With the ability to serve 32 users per board, the Tesla M60 also increased user density. So Intuit can put more experts online, with fewer servers. The vGPU enables twice as many experts as a CPU-only server setup. It even reduces CPU workloads on standard web browsers.

The secure computing environment centralizes network access giving Intuit visibility, and auditability, of their field experts’ work.

Learn more from Intuit’s Schuller during our GPU Technology Conference, taking place through May 11 in San Jose, Calif.

And check out Intuit’s ad campaign for SmartLook, featuring Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates.

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GPUs Everywhere: New Instances in Microsoft Azure Cloud

Simulating protein molecules. Self-driving cars. Seismic exploration. Researchers and businesses have many choices to tackle these challenges with NVIDIA GPU computing.

The NVIDIA accelerated computing platform is accessible for the most demanding workloads from data centers or in the cloud. Today, researchers have another great option: GPU computing in the cloud with Microsoft Azure’s new instances.

Whether they’re sequencing DNA or providing real-time language translation, people using GPU computing in the cloud can accelerate their work, and scale it up or down on demand.

The City of Hope in Los Angeles is one such example. A team of computer scientists led by Dr. Nagarajan Vaidehi, director of the Computational Therapeutics Core at the medical research and treatment center, performs molecular modeling to better understand diseases such as cancer and diabetes.

To design drugs, Vaidehi’s team screens millions of protein molecules in 3D and performs related calculations to understand the shapes of specific candidates.

While the researchers focus their science at the molecular level of life, and the drugs that might sustain it, they’re increasingly putting their data in the cloud. Using Microsoft Azure virtual machines with NVIDIA Tesla GPU accelerators, they can scale up their computing needs to handle bigger simulations faster — and trim simulation times from weeks to days.

By using GPU resources in Azure, we can run simulations in days that would take a month on CPU-based machines.

— Nagarajan Vaidehi, City of Hope.

Accelerated Computing in the Cloud

Fighting disease is just one example of how Microsoft Azure customers use GPUs in the cloud. Other customers handle everything from high-performance compute workloads for DNA sequencing to rendering visual effects for Hollywood blockbusters.

For traditional high performance computing, Microsoft is offering its new Microsoft Azure NC Instances, powered by our Pascal architecture-based NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerators. The new instances provide double the performance of the current generation. This is huge for customers like City of Hope, because the quicker they can perform their simulations, the more progress they can make toward effectively treating diseases.

And with the explosive growth of AI and deep learning, customers are now training neural networks for everything from natural language processing to autonomous vehicles. To meet this increased demand, Microsoft is adding new ND Instances with NVIDIA Tesla P40 GPU accelerators. These offer more than double the performance over the previous generations for workloads using Microsoft’s Cognitive Toolkit, TensorFlow and other deep learning frameworks.

With ND Instances, people can work with bigger models, thanks to the 24GB of memory on each Tesla P40, and they run large-scale training and inference jobs across hundreds of GPUs.

“The power of Azure virtual machines combined with NVIDIA’s GPU accelerators enables massive scale and speed across the most performance-intensive workloads,” said Corey Sanders, director of compute at Azure. “With NVIDIA, we are using cutting-edge technology to further our mission — helping our customers achieve more with our cloud.”

The new Azure instances will be available in preview later in the year. Customers can sign up here.

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Intel Launches Cloud-Inspired 3D NAND SSDs for Data Centers

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The Intel SSD DC P4600 Series is one of two new 3D NAND solid state drives for data centers announced by Intel Corporation on May 2, 2017. The SSD DC P4600 Series accelerates caching and enables more workloads per server. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Today, Intel announced two new Intel® 3D NAND solid state drives for data centers, the Intel® SSD DC P4500 Series and Intel® SSD DC P4600 Series, along with reinforcing its commitment to expanding 3D NAND supply.

The latest additions to the Intel SSD Family for Data Center have been designed from the ground up for cloud storage solutions, including software defined storage and converged infrastructure. The Intel SSD DC P4500 Series, optimized for reads, enables data centers to get more value out of servers and store more data. Designed for mixed workloads, the Intel SSD DC P4600 Series accelerates caching and enables more workloads per server.

The Intel SSD DC P4500 Series and P4600 Series pair Intel’s triple level cell (TLC) 3D NAND that delivers industry-leading density with an all-new Intel-developed controller, unique firmware innovations and PCIe/NVMe. The new data center SSDs deliver a blend of performance, capacity, manageability and reliability, and they offer game-changing value to data centers. These unique features will accelerate the move to software defined storage with effective scaling, increase efficiency of data centers and reduce the total cost of ownership while improving service levels. Initially, the Intel SSD DC P4500 Series and P4600 Series will launch in a half-height half-length add-in card and U.2 2.5-inch form factors in 1, 2 and 4TB capacities.

Intel is also expanding Fab 68 in Dalian, China, increasing its 3D NAND supply to better meet the storage needs of customers. In October 2015, Intel announced an investment in Fab 68 and converted the facility to produce 3D NAND.

To read more about Intel 3D NAND, Intel SSDs for Data Center and the new Intel SSD DC P4500 Series and P4600 Series, including features and performance, visit Intel’s solid state drives website.

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Intel Launches Cloud-Inspired 3D NAND SSDs for Data Centers

3D NAND SSD
The Intel SSD DC P4600 Series is one of two new 3D NAND solid state drives for data centers announced by Intel Corporation on May 2, 2017. The SSD DC P4600 Series accelerates caching and enables more workloads per server. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Today, Intel announced two new Intel® 3D NAND solid state drives for data centers, the Intel® SSD DC P4500 Series and Intel® SSD DC P4600 Series, along with reinforcing its commitment to expanding 3D NAND supply.

The latest additions to the Intel SSD Family for Data Center have been designed from the ground up for cloud storage solutions, including software defined storage and converged infrastructure. The Intel SSD DC P4500 Series, optimized for reads, enables data centers to get more value out of servers and store more data. Designed for mixed workloads, the Intel SSD DC P4600 Series accelerates caching and enables more workloads per server.

The Intel SSD DC P4500 Series and P4600 Series pair Intel’s triple level cell (TLC) 3D NAND that delivers industry-leading density with an all-new Intel-developed controller, unique firmware innovations and PCIe/NVMe. The new data center SSDs deliver a blend of performance, capacity, manageability and reliability, and they offer game-changing value to data centers. These unique features will accelerate the move to software defined storage with effective scaling, increase efficiency of data centers and reduce the total cost of ownership while improving service levels. Initially, the Intel SSD DC P4500 Series and P4600 Series will launch in a half-height half-length add-in card and U.2 2.5-inch form factors in 1, 2 and 4TB capacities.

Intel is also expanding Fab 68 in Dalian, China, increasing its 3D NAND supply to better meet the storage needs of customers. In October 2015, Intel announced an investment in Fab 68 and converted the facility to produce 3D NAND.

To read more about Intel 3D NAND, Intel SSDs for Data Center and the new Intel SSD DC P4500 Series and P4600 Series, including features and performance, visit Intel’s solid state drives website.

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Six Astonishing Ways NVIDIA GRID Changes Lives, and Can Change Your Business

They help Jane Goodall map ape habitats in Africa. They’re used by searchers trying to solve the mystery of the lost Malaysian flight MH370.

DigitalGlobe’s 3D visualizations of Earth — captured from hundreds of satellites moving at 15,000 miles per hour — support some of humanity’s most ambitious endeavors.

And DigitalGlobe relies on our NVIDIA GRID and Tesla M10 to put these 21st century maps in the hands of those who need them most.

“We work with datasets that are too large to download,” says Mike Bantz, IT engineer at DigitalGlobe. “By running NVIDIA GRID on Linux virtual desktops, we can provide users access to our imagery from anywhere.”

Virtualization for All

It’s one example of how NVIDIA GRID makes virtualization more useful to more people in more places.

DigitalGlobe’s story is one of many inspiring tales of how you can put virtualization to work that we’re featuring at our GPU Technology Conference next month.

Satellite image of Adelaide Hills bushfire in Australia
Adelaide Hills bushfire in Australia. Image courtesy of Digital Globe.

Others include:

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IBM Cloud to Offer AI Computing with Latest NVIDIA Pascal GPUs

IBM Cloud today announced a major boost to its cloud services, adding the power of Tesla P100 GPUs and the NVIDIA deep learning platform to their offerings. Tesla P100 is the world’s most powerful data center GPU ever built, engineered to deliver giant leaps in performance for deep learning.

Launching later this month, IBM Cloud’s P100-based offerings expand the scale and scope of cloud services based on NVIDIA’s GPU computing platform, which are now available from every major public cloud service provider.

IBM’s new offering will provide organizations with near-instant access to Tesla P100 to test and run applications that have the potential to solve problems that were once unsolvable.

Tesla P100 and our GPU computing platform is already enabling customers to make breakthroughs in such diverse areas as fraud detection and prevention, genomic research into curing disease, eliminating millions of tons of waste through better inventory management, and automation of manufacturing tasks too dangerous for humans.

IBM Cloud customers will have the option to equip individual IBM Bluemix bare metal servers with two NVIDIA Tesla P100 data center GPUs. These powerful GPU-accelerated cloud instances, deliver the performance of up to 25 non-accelerated servers, dramatically saving money for HPC and AI workloads.

With all key deep learning frameworks GPU-accelerated and over 400 HPC applications in a broad range of domains, including the top 10 high performance computing applications, IBM Cloud customers can quickly tap into the power of the our GPU platform to boost performance, accelerate time to results and save money.

Growing Demand for GPU Computing in the Cloud

As the artificial intelligence era takes hold, developers around the world are seeking faster and easier access to our latest GPU computing AI platforms.

For many, consuming our technology through a public cloud is a perfect solution in terms of speed of access, flexibility and scalability. Developers can, with literally a few clicks, have near-instant access to our platform. And, in terms of scalability, they have the world’s largest data centers at their disposal to scale their solutions immediately or as needed.

We’re working with IBM and other cloud providers to put our technology into the hands of more developers faster. We know that, equipped with our most advanced technology, developers around the world will accelerate the AI era for the benefit of all.

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New Intel Security Cloud Report Reveals IT Departments Find It Hard to Keep the Cloud Safe

Click on image to see the full infographic: “Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky.”

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trust now outnumbers distrust for public clouds by more than 2-to-1.
  • 49 percent of professionals slowed cloud adoption due to a lack of cybersecurity skills.
  • 65 percent think Shadow IT is interfering with keeping the cloud safe and secure.
  • 52 percent indicate a malware infection can be tracked to a cloud application.
  • 62 percent store sensitive customer information in the public cloud.

RSA SECURITY CONFERENCE, San Francisco, Feb. 13, 2017 – Intel Security today announced its second annual cloud security report, “Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky.” The report outlines the current state of cloud adoption, the primary concerns with private and public cloud services, security implications, and the evolving impact of Shadow IT of the more than 2,000 IT professionals surveyed

“The ‘Cloud First’ strategy is now well and truly ensconced into the architecture of many organizations across the world,” said Raj Samani, EMEA chief technology officer, Intel Security. “The desire to move quickly toward cloud computing appears to be on the agenda for most organizations. This year, the average time before respondents thought their IT budgets would be 80 percent cloud-based was 15 months, indicating that Cloud First for many companies is progressing and remains the objective.”

Trust in the Cloud on the Rise

The trust and perception of public cloud services continues to improve year over year. Most organizations view cloud services as or more secure than private clouds, and more likely to deliver lower costs of ownership and overall data visibility. Those who trust public clouds now outnumber those who distrust public clouds by more than 2-to-1. Improved trust and perception, as well as increased understanding of the risks by senior management, is encouraging more organizations to store sensitive data in the public cloud. Personal customer information is the most likely type of data to be stored in public clouds, kept there by 62 percent of those surveyed.

Risks Also Rise: Shadow IT and the Cybersecurity Skill Shortage

The ongoing shortage of security skills is continuing to affect cloud deployments. Almost half of the organizations surveyed report the lack of cybersecurity skills has slowed adoption or usage of cloud services, possibly contributing to the increase in Shadow IT activities. Another 36 percent report they are experiencing a scarcity but are continuing with their cloud activities regardless. Only 15 percent of those surveyed state they do not have a skills shortage.

Due to the ease of procurement, almost 40 percent of cloud services are now commissioned without the involvement of IT, and unfortunately, visibility of these Shadow IT services has dropped from about 50 percent last year to just under 47 percent this year. As a result, 65 percent of IT professionals think this phenomenon is interfering with their ability to keep the cloud safe and secure. This is not surprising given the amount of sensitive data now being stored in the public cloud and more than half (52 percent) of respondents reporting they have definitively tracked malware from a cloud SaaS application.

Data Center Progression

The number of organizations using private cloud only has dropped from 51 percent to 24 percent over the past year, while hybrid cloud use has increased from 19 percent to 57 percent. This move to a hybrid private/public cloud architecture requires the data center to evolve to a highly virtualized, cloud-based infrastructure. On average, 52 percent of an organization’s data center servers are virtualized, 80 percent are using containers and most expect to have the conversion to a fully software-defined data center completed within two years.

Recommendations:

  • Attackers will look for the easiest targets, regardless of whether they are public, private or hybrid. Integrated or unified security solutions that provide visibility across all of the organization’s services could be the best defense.
  • User credentials, especially for administrators, will be the most likely form of attack. Organizations need to ensure they are using authentication best practices, such as distinct passwords, multi-factor authentication and even biometrics where available.
  • Security technologies such as data loss prevention, encryption and cloud access security brokers (CASBs) remain underutilized. Integrating these tools with an existing security system increases visibility, enables discovery of shadow services, and provides options for automatic protection of sensitive data at rest and in motion throughout any type of environment.
  • Organizations need to evolve toward a risk management and mitigation approach to information security. They should consider adopting a Cloud First strategy to encourage adoption of cloud services to reduce costs and increase flexibility, and put security operations in a proactive position instead of a reactive one.

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Survey Methodology

In fall 2016, Intel Security surveyed over 2,000 IT professionals across a broad set of industries, countries and organization sizes. Research participants were senior technical decision-makers from small, medium and large organizations located in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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