Syscoin | June 13, 2022
Syscoin, a cutting-edge base layer protocol that incorporates the composability of Ethereum-style smart contracts with the Bitcoin Network's industry-leading security, announced today the upcoming release of Rollux, a suite of developer-ready scaling solutions for developing decentralized applications at the speed of Web2 architectures.
“At Syscoin, we are constantly improving the architecture of our platform to offer the most capable solution for developers who want to build with Bitcoin’s security, Ethereum’s flexibility, and, beginning today, Syscoin’s own scaling solutions. The launch of our in-house Layer 2 rollup suite marks a major milestone in the evolution of the Syscoin Network toward being the ultimate foundation for applications aimed at individuals, global enterprises and even governments around the world.”
Jag Sidhu, Syscoin Foundation’s lead developer and president
Moreover, Syscoin uses its unique Proof-of-Data-Availability (PoDA) breakthrough with Rollux to secure accessible off-chain data for rollups. Apart from Ethereum, Syscoin will be one of the first chains to host optimistic rollups and the only one to use Bitcoin's gold-standard proof-of-work hashing for its own security. As Ethereum evolves toward a proof-of-stake consensus paradigm, this difference will become more relevant.
Syscoin's development plan is divided into three segments. The first phase concluded in December with the release of Syscoin's Network-Enabled Virtual Machine (NEVM). Syscoin's NEVM parallel Layer 1 chain allows developers to construct Ethereum-compatible, smart-contract-based decentralized apps on the Syscoin Network. Rollux is Syscoin's in-house Layer 2 rollup suite and marks the next step in the company's evolution.
Rollux will provide scaling solutions to applications that use the Syscoin Platform foundation layer in order to provide decentralized services at Web2-like speeds. Furthermore, the Rollux suite will be a comprehensive Layer 2 solution that covers the full range of scaling methods. Rollux will first provide Optimistic rollouts before extending to include ZK rollups when they become practicable.
When it is released, Rollux's optimistic rollup utility will use modular scaling technologies to provide the most efficient, cost-effective, scalable, and secure Layer 2 available. Syscoin will unleash performance and scalability 50 times that of existing Layer 2s and 5000 times that of the Ethereum mainnet with direct EVM counterparts like Arbitrum's Nitro and Optimism's Cannon. This powerful platform will continue to progress the sector for many years to come, ultimately ushering in stateless Layer 2 systems that offer a significant advancement in scalability and security.
Syscoin Rollux will represent the cutting edge of scaling technology for Solidity-based smart contracts, with Layer 2 scaling coupled to Bitcoin's security standard. Moreover, since the smart contract layer is entirely EVM-compatible, it will be straightforward to onboard applications from Ethereum that want to add Bitcoin's security at scale. Finally, since the non-profit Syscoin Foundation is releasing the Rollux suite, the project will avoid charging excessive fees and using token schemes that add friction and costs to consumers.
Atera | July 08, 2022
Atera, a remote-first IT management company, today announced a new integration with Malwarebytes, a provider of real-time cyber protection. Atera is the first remote management company to offer an integration that automates licensing and provisioning of the Malwarebytes OneView platform. This partnership plays an integral role for Atera to provide streamlined and maximized security operations for its community of more than 10,000 customers across 105 countries.
"With workplaces continuing to evolve and employees working from anywhere in the world, the risk of ransomware attacks continues to climb. At Atera, we are committed to providing a platform with unmatched security and transparency for our customers," said Gil Pekelman, CEO of Atera. "An integration with Malwarebytes has been one of the most requested by our users, and we're thrilled to roll this out for our customers so they can easily install and manage their endpoint security solutions."
This latest integration by Atera will include the option for users to deploy Malwarebytes' products directly through Atera, providing additional ease of use within the Atera platform. Customers will gain access to Malwarebytes' OneView platform, enabling license management, detailed, value-driven reporting that can be shared with their end users, and customer site administration. The integration will include Incident Response, Endpoint Protection, and Endpoint Protection and Response — the latter two being available for both Mac and Windows workstations and Mac/Windows/Linux servers.
"As a leading provider of software and solutions to combat malware, we are continuously looking for opportunities to streamline and simplify cybersecurity, making it available for everyone. "Integrations with RMM providers are one way to help achieve this simplicity. Through our latest partnership with Atera, we are furthering the ability of global organizations with limited resources to successfully combat malware and manage endpoints at scale."
Brian Thomas, Vice President of Worldwide MSP and Channel Programs for Malwarebytes
Atera is the developer of a Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) and Professional Services Automation (PSA) platform, built with a dispersed workforce in mind. With more than 10,000 customers in over 105 countries, Atera's intuitive all-in-one platform offers IT professionals and businesses improved operational efficiency, seamless integrations, and end-to-end management at industry-disruptive pricing. Atera's platform empowers IT teams of all sizes to maximize efficiency while transforming to a streamlined remote work environment by analyzing over 60,000 data points per second, 24/7. To learn more, visit atera.com.
Malwarebytes believes that when people and organizations are free from threats, they are free to thrive. Founded in 2008, Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski had one mission: to rid the world of malware. Today, that mission has expanded to provide cyber protection for everyone. Malwarebytes provides consumers and organizations with device protection, privacy, and prevention through effective, intuitive, and inclusive solutions in the home, on-the-go, at work, or on campus. A world-class team of threat researchers and security experts enable Malwarebytes to protect millions of customers and combat existing and never-before-seen threats using artificial intelligence and machine learning to catch new threats rapidly.
Splashtop, Acronis | July 06, 2022
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) using Acronis for endpoint protection management can now initiate Splashtop remote control sessions directly from within the console to provide faster, reliable support for client workloads.
CUPERTINO, Calif. and MIAMI, FL, July 6, 2022 — Splashtop and Acronis today announced a partnership that integrates solutions for secure remote access and support with Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, an all-in-one data and cybersecurity protection platform. This integration alleviates downtime by enabling MSP technicians to access and take control of computers to troubleshoot and resolve issues directly from the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud console – resulting in increased customer satisfaction and decreased costs.
Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud unites backup and next-generation, AI-based anti-malware, antivirus, and endpoint protection management in one solution. With Splashtop integrated, service providers can instantly access all their clients’ managed devices directly from the Acronis console, enabling faster remediation of incidents, reliable support, and increased efficiency by providing instant access to endpoints.
Now, not only are client workloads protected with a world-class integrated solution, but they can be easily and immediately accessed in case of an incident. Service providers can deliver on-demand help desk support to any end user computer or mobile device remotely using Splashtop, regardless of device type or operating system. They can also enable their end users to remotely access their work computers, all from a centralized platform.
“No business is safe in the current cyberthreat landscape, and they are looking to Managed Service Providers who specialize in cyber protection services,” said Acronis Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Pat Hurley. “Acronis provides the air-tight protection MSPs need, while Splashtop’s intuitive interface allows issues to be resolved without delay, reducing costs associated with downtime.”
Managed Service Providers can execute service requests faster, exceed SLAs and increase overall customer satisfaction by enabling this free-of-charge integration with Splashtop. Client workloads are protected with a world-class cyber protection solution that is easily accessible in the event of an incident. Users enjoy:
Quick onboarding: The Acronis-Splashtop integration enables users to initiate immediate, one-click access to all managed workloads.
Easy remote desktop access for managed devices: Support distributed teams and devices with ease, whether employees are working from home, from the office, or on the go.
Native features during remote sessions: Take advantage of Splashtop’s high performance features, including file transfer, remote reboot, share technician desktop, chat and more.
The synergy between Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and Splashtop allows service providers to deliver superior remote support — silently, seamlessly and on time — through a reliable, direct connection.
“Security is the backbone of everything we do at Splashtop, so we are proud to partner with such a trusted and proven cyber protection platform,” said Thomas Deng, Co-Founder and SVP of Product Management at Splashtop. “Acronis leaves no stone unturned when it comes to the protections and support it offers service providers and their clients.”
200,000 businesses and 30 million end users around the world securely use Splashtop, including large banks, sports & entertainment companies, educational institutions, healthcare organizations and government agencies. To learn more about the Acronis Splashtop integration, visit solutions.acronis.com/splashtop and Splashtop.com/integrations/acronis.
Splashtop is a leader in secure remote access and support. Its solutions for flexible work, learning and IT support deliver an ‘in-person experience’ that is as fast, simple and secure as being in front of an on-site machine. Splashtop delivers high performance with 4k quality at 60fps; advanced security features and compliance; one application for access and support for all devices and operating systems; and instant global support with direct access to an expert. More than 30 million users, including those in 85% of Fortune 500 enterprises, enjoy Splashtop products globally. Splashtop.com
Acronis unifies data protection and cybersecurity to deliver integrated, automated cyber protection that solves the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern digital world. With flexible deployment models that fit the demands of service providers and IT professionals, Acronis provides superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, and endpoint protection management solutions powered by AI. With advanced anti-malware powered by cutting-edge machine intelligence and blockchain based data authentication technologies, Acronis protects any environment – from cloud to hybrid to on premises – at a low and predictable cost.
Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis now has more than 2,000 employees and offices in 34 locations worldwide. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies, and top-tier professional sports teams. Acronis products are available through over 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries and 26 languages.