ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Service Mesh Hub

Earlier this week, software company Solo.io revealed a new open-source project called Service Mesh Hub. Service Mesh Hub is a dashboard that can be used to install, discover, operate, and extend service meshes.  “Service Mesh Hub was designed to be able to scale your operations, from a single mesh on a single Kubernetes cluster, to …

ITOps Times news digest: AWS Fargate 1.4, Cohesity funding, and N2WS Backup & Recovery v3

Amazon has announced the latest version of AWS Fargate, which is a serverless computing engine for containers. New features in AWS Fargate 1.4 include support for Amazon Elastic File System endpoints, 20 GB of ephemeral volume for Fargate tasks, network performance metrics, network states, and support for the CAP_SYS_PTRACE Linux capability.  Cohesity raises $250 million …

Linux Foundation to host seL4 microkernel

The Linux Foundation has announced plans to host the seL4 Foundation, a nonprofit organization designed to provide support for the seL4 microkernel.  The seL4 microkernel is an operating system kernel focused on the security, safety and reliability of real-world critical computer systems. The goals of the foundation have been to provide longevity for seL4, grow …

6 steps enterprises must take to excel in the converged enterprise

In 2020, the focus is no longer solely on transformation. Rather, all eyes are on ways to grow and remain competitive in a world where enterprise mobility is a must. Modern businesses are more dependent than ever on data and analytics with a constant barrage of new and necessary tools. With this increased dependency comes …

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DataStax Enterprise 6.8 released with bare-metal performance enhancements

DataStax has announced the latest release of DataStax Enterprise. According to the company, version 6.8 is the most powerful version to date. New features include advanced bare-metal performance, support for more workloads and improved experience for working with Kubernetes.  “DataStax Enterprise 6.8 has made significant advancements in performance, ops management, and Cassandra workloads, but most …

ITOps Times news digest: Untangle and Webroot integration, GlobalSign joins DocuSign partner ecosystem, and HiveIO announces hybrid cloud Desktop-as-a-Service

Untangle and Webroot have announced a new product integration. With this integration, Untangle’s NG Firewall will combine with Webroot Business Endpoint Protection to give customers comprehensive end to end security.  Previously, the two companies had come together when Webroot provided security services with Untangle NG Firewall.  “Untangle has been progressively partnering more with Webroot over …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Cortex

Cortex is a multitenant, horizontally scalable Prometheus as a Service solution. According to the project team, it is a CNCF sandbox project that is featured in several production systems such as Weave Cloud and Grafana Cloud. In addition, it is used mostly as a remote write destination for the monitoring system and time series database …

Internet of Things Consortium adds connected health and wellness as core vertical for IoT adoption

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) added connected health and wellness as one of the five core verticals to advance IoT growth and adoption amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Coronavirus has without a doubt underscored the critical need to drive adoption of devices, platforms and services to support individuals at every level of care—from preventive to …

ITOps Times news digest: Linux Foundation expands scholarship program, VictorOps April update, and Concertio raises $4.2 million in seed funding

The Linux Foundation has announced that it is offering up to 500 scholarships as part of its Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) program. Since 2011 the organization has offered $220,000 in training and certification across 100 scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are being accepted through April 30 for 10 different categories.  Recipients will receive a Linux …

StorageOS V2.0 launched to run stateful workloads with Kubernetes at scale

StorageOS announced V2.0 of its software-defined, persistent storage for Kubernetes. Now, by deploying a StorageOS container, enterprises can run stateful workloads with Kubernetes in production at scale.  “Trends in the cloud-native market have shown that users want to run hyper-converged and/or multiple-cluster Kubernetes environments with the underlying storage to support cloud-native workflows and stateful applications,” …

Palo Alto Networks to acquire cloud-delivered SD-WAN provider CloudGenix

Global cybersecurity leader Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CloudGenix for approximately $420 million. CloudGenix’s portfolio includes an autonomous SD-WAN solution, app performance services, cloud and SaaS adoption services, and network and application visibility.  “CloudGenix’s vision has been to revolutionize branch offices through cloud-delivered Autonomous WANs. With CloudGenix, enterprises gain …

Splunk releases latest version of SignalFx Microservices APM

Monitoring company Splunk has announced the latest release of SignalFx Microservices APM, which is an APM solution that provides observability into cloud-native environments.  According to Splunk, this latest release combines features from both SignalFx and Omniton, both of which were acquired by Splunk within the last year. Such features include NoSample full-fidelity tracing, open standards …

SysAid unveils drag-and-drop process builder for IT admins

IT and enterprise service management solution provider SysAid has announced the release of Workflow Designer, a drag-and-drop process builder for building and modifying workflows. According to the company, process managers with no formal training, coding experience or technical expertise will be able to easily create workflows on the fly. This ability can help increase IT admin …

HPE and Intel launch Open Distributed Infrastructure Management initiative

HPE has announced a new initiative to help simplify the management of large-scale geographically distributed physical infrastructure deployments. The Open Distributed Infrastructure Management initiative will help eliminate or reduce some of the complexities associated with rolling out 5G networks equipped with infrastructure from multiple vendors. “5G and Edge Computing industry initiatives will require large-scale and …

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