Google launches Transfer Service for on-premises data

Google is launching a beta for a new solution designed to help organizations move their data to the cloud. Its new Transfer Service for on-premises data facilitates large-scale, online data transfers. “There’s an enormous amount of data in the world today, and your company likely operates its own storage infrastructure to store this data. Running …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Keptn

Earlier this week, Dynatrace announced the release of a new open-source project: Keptn. Keptn is a pluggable control plane that automates the processes and tools needed for continuous delivery and automated operations. Dynatrace hopes that the project will help advance the industry toward autonomous clouds. “Keptn is an outcome of a belief and program we …

Linux Foundation launches DENT to create an operating system for edge networking

The Linux Foundation has just announced that it is launching a new project called DENT, which will help facilitate the creation of an operating system for edge networking. Edge is continuing to gain traction in the industry. In the State of the Edge’s latest report, it predicted that $700 billion will be spent on edge …

Google introduces general purpose VMs

Google has announced a new solution designed to improve general-purpose virtual machines in cloud applications. The company’s E2 family of virtual machines for the Google Compute Engine features dynamic resource management, flexible configurations and total cost of ownership. “E2 VMs are a great fit for a broad range of workloads including web servers, business-critical applications, …

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ITOps Times news digest: Citrix Workspace adds new features, D2iQ launches global channel program, and Stephanie Fohn joins NeuVector as CEO

Citrix has announced new features in Citrix Workspace to help workers be more efficient. The solution now includes an intelligence feed and personalized workflows that will allow users to automate tasks. “At the end of the day, employees want to master their craft,” said Tim Minahan, executive vice president of strategy and chief marketing officer …

Wind River announces RISC-V support in VxWorks

Wind River, which creates software for the intelligent edge, announced RISC-V support for its VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS). “It’s exciting to see RISC-V gain significant industry traction as it brings the dynamism of open architecture development to hardware,” said Michel Genard, the vice president of product at Wind River. “Wind River is very pleased …

Gartner predicts an infrastructure-led disruption is coming

The infrastructure and operations space is expected to go through major changes over the next couple of years. At its IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies conference, Gartner predicted that by 2025 more than half of I&O leaders will turn to disruptive technologies to drive business innovation. This is up from less than 5% that …

Gartner IOCS: Automation.ai, NetEnrich’s AI-driven solutions, and Apstra’s Network Operating System upgrades

The Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2019 kicked off in Las Vegas this week bringing together thought leaders and attendees to navigate the evolution of IT Ops. “The ground is shifting for IT infrastructure and operations (I&O). The adoption of fast-moving technologies and methodologies — from cloud, edge computing and the Internet …

Kubernetes 1.17 is now available

The newly released Kubernetes 1.17 includes enhancements such as the general availability of cloud provider labels and the betas for Kubernetes Volume Snapshot and the Kubernetes in-tree storage plugin to Container Storage Interface (CSI) migration infrastructure. The team behind the new release explained that when nodes and volumes are created, a set of standard labels …

ITOps Times news digest: IBM Cloud Identity adds AI-based adaptive access, Red Hat renews FIPS 140-4, and Compuware to acquire Innovation Data Processing

IBM Security is extending a feature that was previously only available to the financial sector to all industries. IBM Cloud Identity will now offer AI-based adaptive access capabilities. This will help companies assess risk levels when accessing applications and services, then escalate suspicious interactions to provide extra authentication. “Companies are constantly trying to optimize both …

Virtana’s VirtualWisdom 6.3 provides organizations with a broad view of storage usage

Virtana has announced the latest version of its hybrid IT infrastructure management and AIOps platform, VirtualWisdom 6.3. This is the company’s first release since rebranding from Virtual Instruments in October. VirtualWisdom 6.3 features the new Capacity Auditor, which is a global storage array analytic capability. It provides organizations with a broad view of storage usage …

The Eclipse Foundation launches Edge Native Working Group

The Eclipse Foundation is launching the Edge Native Working Group to drive the evolution and adoption of open-source software for edge computing. It will also be working on creating an end-to-end software stack to support deployments of technologies like IoT, AI, and autonomous vehicles. Founding members of the Edge Native Working Group include ADLINK, Edgeworx, …

A view of the future of I&O

No area of IT has been impacted more than infrastructure and operations in the past 20 years. Gartner analysts made that statement, and spoke about how I&O can change in the next five years to go from a “serve and protect” defensive posture to one that drives business innovation and value, at the analysis firm’s …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Project Calico

Project Calico is an open-source project for securing networks in cloud native environments. It is designed to be simple, scalable, and secure. The project was created and is maintained by Tigera. According to the team, traditional SDNs tend to be hard to deploy and troubleshoot due to their complexity. Calico removed that complexity by providing …

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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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    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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    Monitoring your network with time-series data

    Today’s applications are architectured to work on hybrid, componentized, containerized, distributed, mobile/sensor environments, and so do the networks that sustain all these applications together. Complexity, traffic volume, intolerance to performance degradation and inefficiency will only increase, demanding real-time and holistic monitoring. …

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    Container Security: More moving parts mean more complexity

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    Application Performance Management: A Guide for Buyers

    Changes in software architecture and transition to the cloud have forced the way organizations monitor their applications to change as well. Because of increased complexity of applications — code written in-house, couple with services brought in via APIs, scaling in the cloud, much more data being processed — APM has become more important than ever. …

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