The 3 technologies that will make the Internet of Everything a reality

There are up to 22 billion connected devices around the globe—that’s three times the number of people, and it’s predicted to double by 2025. That forecast includes 250 million connected ‘smart cars,’ as soon as 2020. Already, technologies important to making the Internet of Everything (IoE) a reality such as 5G, advanced AI, and edge …

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Dry

This week we’re highlighting an open-source project, Dry, that makes it easier to manage Docker and Docker Swarm.   Dry is a terminal application that shows information about containers, images, and networks. For those running Swarm clusters, it also shows information about nodes, service, stacks, and other Swarm constructs.  In addition to showing information, it can …

OpsRamp Fall 2019 Release

ITOps Times news digest: OpsRamp Fall 2019 Release, Prometheus 2.13, and CloudBees’ Technical Alliance Partner Program

The OpsRamp Fall 2019 Release is now available. According to OpsRamp, this release includes enhancements to event management and intelligent correlation machine learning models. It also adds new multi-cloud infrastructure monitoring capabilities for AWS and GCP.  “Our customers have told us that they’d like to have more visibility and control into how machine learning models …

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Puppet’s Project Nebula for cloud-native apps comes to public beta

Infrastructure automation and delivery provider Puppet announced the public beta release of Project Nebula at Puppetize PDX this week. Project Nebula is designed to provide a single deployment workflow solution for cloud-native and serverless technologies. “We’ve been working closely with our private beta participants to understand their deployment workflows and pain points. Everyone we’ve interviewed …

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VMware completes acquisition of cloud-native endpoint protection provider Carbon Black

VMware has officially acquired Carbon Black for $2.1 billion. The company first announced plans to take on the cloud-native endpoint protection provider at the end of August.  “Carbon Black brings us an industry-leading endpoint and workload security platform, with a cloud-native architecture, an AI-powered data lake and a smart, lightweight agent,” said Sanjay Poonen, chief …

IIoT Survey shows integration is chief inhibitor

Over 55% of respondents in the Software AG IIoT Implementation Survey find that integrating IIoT into their environments is challenging, and that this is a key inhibitor to value realization and scalability.  The survey was completed in Q2 2019 by the company and an independent third-party research house. It queried nearly 200 respondents made up …

Rancher 2.3 released with Microsoft Windows container support

Rancher Labs has announced the latest release of its Kubernetes management platform. Rancher 2.3 features support for Windows containers, integration with the Istio service mesh, and new cluster templates.  According to the company, 70% of on-premise workloads are running on Windows Server operating systems, and support for Windows containers has been a highly wanted feature …

ITOps Times news digest: ManageEngine’s ServiceDesk Plus updates, Moogsoft AIOps 7.3, and Syncsort’s event management support

ManageEngine has added enterprise service management (ESM) capabilities to its ITSM solution ServiceDesk Plus. Now, businesses will be able to create and deploy service desk instances to multiple departments.  ESM will provide rapid-starts when creating service desk instances, a central ESM portal for end users, and an ESM directory to manage the organization’s users and …

ONUG and MEF team up to drive SD-WAN standards

In an effort to drive SD-WAN standards IT organization ONUG and international industry consortium MEF are teaming up on a new initiative. Their joint collaboration will help ensure that enterprises have SD-WAN services that are optimized for digital transformation in the hybrid cloud era.  “As adoption of SD-WANs accelerates, enterprises will increasingly choose managed services …

Box and Splunk partner to provide enhanced threat detection capabilities

Cloud content management provider Box announced a new partnership to build integration between the “data-to-everything” platform provider Splunk and its security platform Box Shield. Box Shield is Box’s set of content security controls and advanced threat detection capabilities that is generally available this month. The controls are built natively into Box and designed to help …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Envoy

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is releasing its second Project Journey Report for the graduated project: Envoy, a network proxy that was designed by Lyft and released as open source in 2016.  Its first Project Journey Report was for Kubernetes, which was also the first project to graduate from the CNCF.  Envoy is typically …

Red Hat: Open-source adoption increases in IT

Open source seems to be the backbone of modern organizations. This is according to Red Hat’s State of Enterprise Open Source report.  “The question today isn’t whether open source software is important to enterprises, especially in infrastructure roles. That’s a given,” the report stated. “The fact that these numbers will be unsurprising to many is …

IT Ops Times news digest: Splunk closes acquisition of SignalFx, StackRox Kubernetes Security Platform, and OutSystems’ new capabilities

Splunk has announced the acquisition of the cloud monitoring provider SignalFx is now completed. The company first announced plans to acquire SignalFx in August. The price of the transaction was approximately $1.05 billion.  “We live in a cloud-first world, where developers must have the ability to monitor and observe cloud-native infrastructure and applications in real-time, …

Accenture Future Systems report reveals the consequences for businesses who fail to evolve

Technology is constantly changing, and as a result, businesses need to constantly evolve. A newly released report revealed that companies who don’t change their approach to enterprise technology will lose out on 46 percent of revenue gains by 2023.   The Future Systems report was released by Accenture and based off of more than 8,300 organizations …

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    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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    Wednesday, August 21,2019 at 1:00 pm E.T. Disaster Recovery (DR) has never been more important. Natural disasters such as hurricanes, wildfires, and floods are on the rise. According to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the total cost of last year’s natural disasters was approximately $91 billion. FEMA has stated, “the need for forward-leaning …

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