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Posts Tagged ‘cloud’

Amazon Opens Cloud Center in Israel

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Amazon amounted Tuesday it is opening a Tel Aviv office to support cloud service through Amazon Web Services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Amazon Web Services was launched in 2006, and Amazon stated, “Israeli companies use Amazon Web Services to foster innovation, shorten time to market, and expand their global businesses. The decision to open an Amazon Web Services office in Israel demonstrates the rapidly growing customer base, the wide range of skills, and our investment to support the adoption of cloud services across the EMEA.”

The new center will employ managers, solutions engineers and a support team.

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IBM Buys Out Israeli Data Security Firm for $300-400 Million

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

IBM has announced it is buying up the Israeli data security company Trusteer for an undisclosed sum but which market analysts estimate is in the $300-400 million range. IBM said the purchase advances its investment in cloud-delivered software and services.

Trusteer provides software solutions to protect companies from financial fraud and security threats.

As part of this announcement, IBM is forming a cyber security software lab in Israel that will bring together more than 200 Trusteer and IBM researchers and developers to focus on mobile and application security, advanced threat, malware, counter-fraud, and financial crimes. This lab is an addition to IBM’s existing research and development facilities in Israel.

Trusteer has offices in Boston and Tel Aviv and says its software can identify security threats that can be missed by traditional security software. Most of the top 10 American and British banks use Trusteer software, which helps ensure that banking customers can safely transfer money on a mobile device.

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