Veritas improves user experience in latest release of NetBackup

Data protection company Veritas Technologies has announced the release of Veritas NetBackup 8.1.2. This latest release will provide improved data protection and a better user experience, the company explained. Veritas NetBackup 8.1.2 has updated the user interface, and will now allow authorized employees to easily protect and monitor their data on-premises or in multi-cloud environments, …

DeepMind and Google are using AI to cool data centers

DeepMind and Google are utilizing their AI-powered recommendation system to provide data center cooling. The recommendation system was first developed in 2016 as a way to improve the energy efficiency of Google’s data centers. “Now we’re taking this system to the next level: instead of human-implemented recommendations, our AI system is directly controlling data centre …

Crypto mining and the cloud: The perfect IT security storm

Cryptocurrencies and the cloud are two of the hottest topics in technology circles today. They’re not often discussed in tandem. But they should be, especially among cloud security professionals. Why? Because when put together, cryptocurrencies and the cloud create the perfect storm from a cybersecurity perspective. People want to mine cryptocurrency, which is pricey. The …

Aqua Security open sources Kubernetes penetration testing solution

Aqua Security is probing for Kubernetes cluster security issues with the release of kube-hunter. The newly announced solution is an open-source tool designed to increase security awareness and provide visibility into security within Kubernetes environments. According to the company, the solution performs automated penetration testing and is intended to test only your own deployments, not …

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Datadog launches Datadog Service Map for application topology visualization

Cloud-scale application monitoring service provider Datadog introduced the Datadog Service Map today, providing a visualization of the services and dependencies of users’ applications being monitored by the Datadog APM to track failures and bottlenecks. “As more organizations break monoliths up into microservices and embrace containerization, the fault domain within each application component has shrunk,” Michael …

Vertiv tackles edge deployment with new infrastructure products

Vertiv has released new infrastructure products today in an effort to help organizations overcome challenges associated with the network edge, such as the need for rapid deployment, remote monitoring and management, and end-to-end service. These releases further expand Vertiv’s portfolio of edge solutions and according to Vertiv, it is critical to have a variety of …

How to approach EA implementation for successful IT modernization

Businesses are in the midst of a digital transformation, and that means they need to rethink and replan their processes and tools. Too many enterprises are still being bogged down by legacy architectures. According to André Christ, co-founder and co-CEO of LeanIX, a enterprise architecture tool provider, legacy architectures equate to slow business processes, decisions …

InfluxData updates InfluxEnterprise with improved analytics, self-healing and LDAP integration

Open-source monitoring and analytics platform developer InfluxData released a new version of InfluxEnterprise today, designed to improve the analytics, self-healing, and permission and authorization management in the time series database platform. “Today’s enhancements to InfluxEnterprise make it easier for administrators to keep this mission critical data available and secure by checking and verifying every requested …

Evolute launches enterprise cloud migration and container platform

Cloud migration and container company Evolute launched the first version of its enterprise software platform. The launch of its enterprise container and migration technology is designed to help IT teams reliably migrate and run software apps between computing environments faster, and at a fraction of the cost as virtualization solutions, the company explained. According to …

What developers need to know about the web’s inclusion problem

Have you ever tried to make a purchase online and had your transaction be denied? Maybe your credit card had expired or your billing address didn’t match the card info on file. Maybe you were able to fix the issue or maybe you abandoned your cart out of frustration. Either way, this scenario is likely …

MapR Academy offers new course on application containers and Kubernetes

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced a new, free on-demand course from MapR Academy on application containers and Kubernetes. Application Containers and Kubernetes explains how Kubernetes enhances application containers and makes them a viable solution for deployment on an enterprise level. This course is ideal for business decision-makers …

Malwarebytes: Mid-sized companies suffer the most in cybersecurity attacks

Cybercrime incidents continue to rise, and the cost of remediation for those incidents is also rising. A newly released report found organizations with about 2,500 employees in the US spend almost $1.9 million per year on cyber-security related costs. The survey is based off of 900 security professionals, sponsored by Malwarebytes and conducted by Osterman …

Keysight Ixia CloudLens to provide visibility into containers and Kubernetes clusters

Keysight Technologies has announced an extension to its Ixia CloudLens visibility platform that will provide packet-level visibility into containers and Kubernetes clusters. Ixia CloudLens is a SaaS solution that provides end-to-end cloud visibility, supporting solutions including AWS Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS), Azure Kubernetes Service (ASK), and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). According to the …

Apica Systems raises $12.7 million to grow its monitoring and testing offerings

Performance monitoring and testing solution provider Apica Systems has announced that it has raised $12.7 million in new funding. The funding was acquired by existing investors Industrifonden, SEB Venture Capital, Oxx and KTH Chalmers Capital. The funding will be used to grow product offerings, expand its talent base, and increase its global market share, Apica …

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    Multi-Cloud: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    Multi-cloud strategies offer undeniable benefits of speed and scalability. But it also comes with some downsides, including architectural complexity and a lack of consistent application services across platforms. This ebook looks at the good, the bad and the downright ugly of adopting a multi-cloud strategy. Read it today! …

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    4 Steps to a Successful Cloud Journey

    Many organizations understand the benefits of cloud computing, but their journey has been done in an ad hoc manner. There is, however, much to consider before moving to the cloud, such as choosing one cloud or multiple clouds to run on, or adopting a hybrid on-premises/cloud strategy. Some numbers: 56% of F5 survey respondents say …

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    Five Stages of Incident Management

    By understanding the distinct phases of incident management in technology environments, teams can build a comprehensive plan to prepare for, react to, and analyze the impact of an incident. Download the Five Stages of Incident Management white paper and gain clear insight into: Understanding each stage of incident management Helpful tips on driving improvements across …

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    API Monitoring: A Primer

    APIs power today’s connected digital world, extending the functionality of web applications and driving automation. While they improve extensibility and innovation, API’s can also hurt your end-user’s experience if integrations are not available or functioning properly, so API monitoring has become critical to protecting performance. This API monitoring primer covers: Description of modern APIs and web services …

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    SLA Monitoring Handbook

    With more applications moving to the cloud, the role of IT moves from managing performance and availability, to governance. Ensuring service level agreements (SLAs) are being met is important for both the consumer and provider of a SaaS service. This handbook is a deep dive into the importance of establishing and monitoring SLAs for both …

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    Using Digital Experience Monitoring to Guide Cloud Migrations

    Organizations planning a migration to the cloud must be confident that they will be able to exceed the performance levels they’ve provided from their own systems. This cloud migration guide covers: The challenges of migration and how to mitigate The “Cloud Imperative” as described by Gartner Planning a migration and how to assess performance Download …

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