In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm ravaged its way through exposed systems in over 60 countries. The attack started on May 12 and spread rampantly over the next four days, exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft’s implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. WannaCry sadly lived true to its name. Hospitals, businesses, metro stations, universities,
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Despite what some people believe, the black box inside your car doesn’t serve up a steady stream of data to some overlord who’s tracking you. It’s there as a benefit. With the data collected from black boxes, safety analysts and accident investigators can evaluate how cars perform in crashes and ultimately design safer cars. The
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The market-leading file system and networking technology company acquires a well-known memory performance benchmarking app for Android, continuing its investments in the flash memory technologies. Helsinki, Finland – May 12, 2017 – Tuxera, the file systems and networking technology market leader today announced it has acquired A1 Dev, developers of a well-known A1 SD benchmarking
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When it comes to cars, these three things are all intertwined – data, storage, and in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems. The IVI needs data to be – well – “infotaining.” Whether it’s music, movies, traffic updates, or maps – it’s all data served up by the IVI to make your ride more enjoyable and convenient. And
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To begin, every startup has a well-known challenge: to find a product-market fit and scale it up. Unless you are Steve Jobs, you most likely won’t get it right when you come out of the gate with your new product or service. When that happens, you very quickly and effectively need to learn how to
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Automotive data boom drives Tuxera into Germany

  • April 25, 2017 /
  • by Stan Dmitriev
The software company expands its offices into the hub of automotive innovation to meet growing demands for advanced storage solutions in data-driven cars. Helsinki, Finland – April 25, 2017 ­­– Tuxera, the high-growth file systems and networking software company, is expanding its presence in the German market. The company’s growth in Germany is driven by the
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SXSW by Shane Allen

SXSW 2017 was hot on car safety

  • March 31, 2017 /
  • by Shane Allen
Earlier this month, Tuxera travelled to SXSW, or South by South West. For those that don’t know, SXSW is a week-long event and exhibition held annually in Austin, Texas, USA. It brings innovative personas and companies from tech, culture, entertainment, and design to one place to discuss what are the next big things. This year’s
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Smart factories are moving to Linux – here’s why

  • March 29, 2017 /
  • by Severi Tikkala
This month Tuxera visited Nuremberg, Germany for the annual embedded world exhibition and conference. Although the hot topic on the floor was IoT security and safety, the event had a hidden gem of insight for those working with embedded software: Linux is now gaining a foothold as the operating system for industrial processes. From the
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