IoT Community and IEEE announce partnership to advance IIoT

The IoT Community and IEEE are partnering to accelerate digital transformation of IIoT and speed the development of IoT in general.  “Harnessing the power of the Internet of Things is essential for the successful development of digital transformation across enterprise and industrial sectors,” said Heinrich Stüttgen, Chair of the IEEE IoT Initiative. “IEEE looks forward …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project(s) of the Week: Heist, Umbra, and Idem

Last week, SaltStack announced the release of three new open-source modules for use with Salt Plug-in Oriented Programming (POP). The three new modules are called Heist, Umbra, and Idem.  Heist is a plugin system that allows for the development and distribution of agents that enable users to open an SSH tunnel, send a portable agent …

ITOps Times news digest: StackRox’s Anthos support, Microsoft and Genesys expand partnership, and Microsoft completes internal investigation into database misconfiguration

StackRox has announced that the latest version of the StackRox Kubernetes Security Platform offers support for Google Anthos, which is a solution for modernizing, building, and running cloud applications. As a result, Anthos users will be able to use StackRox to manage their security and compliance. “Anthos makes it easier for customers to leverage hybrid …

ServiceNow to acquire AIOps company Loom Systems

ServiceNow announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire Loom Systems to extend its AIOps capabilities and offer deeper insights into digital operations.  “By bringing together Loom Systems’ ability to analyze log and metrics data with ServiceNow’s AIOps and workflow automation capabilities, IT departments will be able to proactively pin‑point and resolve operational issues, …

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OneLogin brings AI to identity and access management

OneLogin has announced its new Trusted Experience Platform, a complete identity and access management (IAM) solution designed to manage digital identities for enterprises. According to the company, it leverages artificial intelligence to provide secure, scalable and smart experiences.  “The OneLogin Trusted Experience Platform provides unparalleled security and reliability to companies so leaders can focus on …

Sysdig secures $70 million for cloud-native workloads

Sysdig has announced that it has secured $70 million in Series E funding. The company plans on using this new funding to extend its market presence and leadership in order to enable companies to “confidently run cloud-native workloads in production.”  The round was led by Insight Partners, with participation from previous investors Bain Capital Ventures …

VMware announces intent to acquire network analytics company Nyansa

VMware has announced that it plans to acquire AI-based network analytics company Nyansa.  VMware will add Nyansa’s AI and machine learning capabilities to their existing network and security portfolio. “The acquisition of Nyansa will accelerate VMware’s delivery of end-to-end monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities for LAN/WAN deployments within our industry-leading SD-WAN solution,” said Sanjay Uppal, vice …

Canonical introduces Anbox Cloud for delivering mobile applications at scale

Canonical is working to make it easier for companies to distribute applications from the cloud with the release of a new platform called Anbox Cloud. Anbox Cloud can be used to containerize workloads by using Android as a guest operating system. According to Canonical, this platform will allow organizations to provide “mobile applications at scale, …

ITOps Times news digest: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 beta, Keyfactor’s DevOps integrations, and Circonus’ latest investment

Red Hat has released the latest beta version of its enterprise Linux platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.2 focuses on making it easier for users to innovate faster as well as updates the user experience, monitoring and performancing capabilities.  As part of the user experience, the team has streamlined its subscription process, and adds …

LF Edge releases new blueprints for edge use cases with Akraino Edge Stack 2

LF Edge, an organization within the Linux Foundation working to “establish an open, interoperable framework for edge computing independent of hardware, silicon, cloud, or operating system,” has announced the release of Akraino Edge Stack 2.  Akraino was first launched in 2018, and has grown into a Stage 3 project at LF Edge. “The Akraino community …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Regula

This week Fugue open sourced its Regula tool. Regula is a tool that evaluates Terraform infrastructure-as-code for security misconfigurations and compliance violations. Development teams can integrate Regula into CI/CD pipelines to prevent cloud infrastructure deployments that could potentially have security or policy violations, Fugue explained. RELATED OPEN-SOURCE PROJECTS: Terraform | Tern | Project Calico It …

ITOps Times news digest: Microsoft patches CVE-2020-0601, AWS Security Hub adds 4 new integrations, and Infocenter becomes ServiceNow Elite Partner

Microsoft has released a patch for the CVE-2020-0601 vulnerability, which was first reported by the NSA, ZDNet reports. CVE-2020-0601 is related to how Windows CryptoAPI validates Elliptic Curve Cryptography certificates. Attackers can exploit it by using spoofed code-signing certificates to fool the CryptoAPI into thinking the file came from a trusted, legitimate source. According to …

Oracle Enterprise Manager adds more visibility, control and management for hybrid cloud environments

Oracle is dedicated to helping users move to the autonomous cloud. The company announced updates to its Oracle Enterprise Manager that aims to automate database migrations and simplify complex hybrid cloud environments. “As organizations move to the cloud, they are faced with complex, time-consuming, manual, error-prone migration tasks,” said Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president of …

Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4 to deliver a multi-cloud experience

Red Hat announced the release of Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4 to deliver an integrated, multi-cloud experience to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform users.  According to the company, Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4 offers greater abstraction and flexibility so that customers can have the freedom to choose data services across multiple public clouds, …

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