Cloud Foundry announces project updates around Kubernetes

Today, the Cloud Foundry Foundation announced cf-for-k8s release, KubeCF 2.5 and Stratos 4.2 to ensure that Cloud Foundry’s architecture includes the most modern and cloud-native infrastructure technology.  Cf-for-k8s is a Kubernetes-native distribution of Cloud Foundry that blends the Cloud Foundry developer API with popular Kubernetes technologies including Istio, Envoy, Fluentd, and Kubernetes.  Version 1.0 also …

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OpenStack Foundation to rebrand as Open Infrastructure Foundation in 2021

The OpenStack Foundation has announced that it is changing its name to Open Infrastructure Foundation (OIF) starting in 2021.  According to the foundation, this name change reflects the organization’s broad commitment to driving innovations in open source that are needed in order to shape the future of infrastructure software.  The OIF’s goal will be to …

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IIC describes new framework for distributed computing in new report

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has published the Industrial Internet of Things Distributed Computing in the Edge Technical Report. The report defines a framework for distributed computing that moves the capabilities of data center-based cloud computing closer to IoT devices at the edge.  “In edge computing, data, networking, storage, and computing are distributed throughout layers …

Report: Most SOCs are using AI and machine learning tools to detect advanced threats

The 2020 State of Security Operations report found that SecOps teams are more often turning to next-generation automation tools to address gaps in security with 93% of respondents saying that they employ AI and ML technologies with the leading goal of improving advanced threat detection. The report was conducted by Micro Focus and CyberEdge Group, …

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ITOps Times news digest: BMC Helix Control-M, Splunk’s new IT capabilities, and SkyKick’s Cloud Manager

BMC has announced new automation and AI capabilities. It has released BMC Helix Control-M, which is a workflow orchestration platform. The solution provides users with an end-to-end, single view orchestration platform for application, file transfer, and data pipeline workflows.  BMC Helix Control-M can seamlessly integrate into hybrid infrastructures and is hosted through AWS, the company …

Canonical’s MicroK8s now support high availability clustering

Canonical has announced MicroK8s now supports autonomous high availability (HA) clustering. This gives production workloads in cloud and server deployments more resilience. According to Canonical, high availability is achieved once three or more nodes are clusters and the data store migrates automatically between nodes. Canonical hopes that the increased resilience of HA MicroK8s will benefit …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenSwitch

This week’s open-source project of the week is OpenSwitch, which is an open source network operating system (NOS) for disaggregated switches hosted by the Linux Foundation. The goal of the project is to accelerate the transition to open networking and adoption of disaggregated data center networks. It provides a control plan stack with Layer 2 …

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: SeaweedFS

SeaweedFS is a simple and highly-scalable distributed file system that is an independent Apache-licensed open source project. SeaweedFS started as an Object Store to handle small files efficiently. Instead of managing all file metadata in a central master, the central master only manages file volumes, and it lets these volume servers manage files and their …

ITOps Times news digest: IBM and ServiceNow partnership, JumpCloud’s new integrations, and Renesas new releases

IBM and ServiceNow have announced they are expanding their partnership on applying AI to automate IT operations. A new joint solution will be coming out later this year that combines IBM’s hybrid cloud software and professional services to ServiceNow’s intelligent workflow capabilities. IBM and ServiceNow’s solution is intended to help clients use AI to analyze …

ONUG: Analysts’ predictions for 2021

2020 has been one of the most unpredictable years in recent history. Even so, that isn’t stopping analysts from making predictions for what’s to come in 2021. In a session at ONUG Fall 2020, analysts Nick Lippis, Greg Ferro and Johna Till Johnson set out to predict what the IT industry will look like in …

The shifting network landscape

The rapid digital transformation that companies have had to go through this year have had a drastic impact on network trends. In a talk at ONUG Fall 2020, Daniel Lawson, managing director at Verizon, and Jon Weg, digital transformation leader at Verizon, spoke about how the network has been transformed in the past year.  If …

It’s prime time for predictive analytics in IT operations

Predictive analytics technologies have become critical to compete in manufacturing (predicting machine failure), banking (predicting fraud), e-commerce (predicting buying behavior) as well as to address horizontal use cases such as cybersecurity breach prevention and sales forecasting. Using data to predict and prevent IT outages and issues is also a growing best practice—especially as advances in …

Red Hat AnsibleFest roundup

At Red Hat AnsibleFest this week, the company released a number of new automation capabilities for its platform.  Red Hat Ansible Automation platform integration for Red Hat OpenShift environments released The integration between Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform connects traditional platforms, containers and edge through automation. The …

ITOps Times news digest: Informatica’s new capabilities, Synopsys and Intel partnership, and Cyberpion’s seed funding

Informatica has announced new cloud data management capabilities. Key highlights include the ability to design, build, and deploy cloud-native serverless data integration in a multi-cloud environment; a metadata-driven intelligent data fabric; a new intelligent data marketplace; the ability to enable a 360-degree view of critical business functions; and the ability to modernize with an AI-powered …

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    The Gorilla Guide to Why Modern IT Requires Modern Disaster Recovery

    Protecting your data center is your top priority. But, you’re continually faced with the rise of new external threats. That means you need new tools to respond effectively and quickly. Read the Gorilla Guide to Why Modern IT Requires Modern Disaster Recovery, to see how you can improve your backup and disaster recovery strategy. We review the …

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    The Complete Ransomware Recovery Guide

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    Observability: A Guide for Buyers

    You’ve likely heard the term observability being passed around for the past few years, and you might have assumed that it is just another marketing buzzword for monitoring. And you wouldn’t be alone in that thinking. Some experts would say that “observability”, “AIOPs” and “application Performance Monitoring (APM)” are just terms used to distinguish between …

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    Why Automated AIOps Is Better Than AIOps- and How to Get There

    RECORDED EVENT Early monitoring efforts relied on specialists to scrutinize production environments for issues that might hurt performance. But as IT grew in size and complexity, humans struggled to keep up. Growing out of that struggle, AIOps enabled systems to independently spot anomalies and issue alerts. Adding automation takes AIOps to a whole new level—introducing …

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    Log Management: A Guide for Buyers

    Over the last several years, organizations have had to deal with exponentially more data than ever before. A good log management solution can help your organization connect the dots between your data, helping you uncover insights you didn’t even know you were looking for. Logs can help you understand what is going on within your …

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    Pay the price to mitigate ransomware attacks

    Ransomware attacks against organizations are on the rise, and one study puts the cost of downtime at $8 billion! But your applications and data don’t have to be held hostage. When an attack is discovered, the goal is to minimize further infection and restore to a safe state as quickly as possible (low RTO). Read this …

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