PureSec serverless security platform announces free tier, new funding

Serverless security company PureSec announced a successful round of series A funding totalling $7 million led by Square Peg Capital today alongside the release of a free service tier for the company’s serverless security runtime. “We’re on a mission to protect each and every serverless application out there,” Shaked Zin, co-founder and CEO of PureSec, … continue reading

Ansiblefest 2018: Red Hat previews new security automation and launches certification for Ansible plugins

Red Hat previewed new security automation integrations coming to its Ansible Automation platform early next year and launched the Red Hat Ansible Automation Certification Program for thorough vetting of internally and partner-developed modules and plugins for the platform at the Red Hat Ansiblefest 2018 in Austin this week. According to the company, the new security … continue reading

Gremlin releases Application Level Fault Injection for chaos engineering in serverless environments

Gremlin announced the release of Application Level Fault Injection (ALFI) earlier this week, introducing application-level failure injection and support for serverless environments to their Failure-as-a-Service platform offerings, alongside their successful Series B funding of $18 million led by Redpoint Ventures. Gremlin was launched a year ago by former Amazon and Netflix developers and was designed … continue reading

OutSystems 11 launched with a focus on legacy systems

OutSystems released version 11 of its low-code platform, an update which the company says has a major focus on bypassing “legacy system gridlock” and bringing monoliths in-line with modern microservices architecture and Agile. The solution was announced at the NextStep conference today in Boston. “Traditional options for dealing with legacy debt and gridlock include open-heart … continue reading

Micro Focus launches new solutions for virtual and hybrid environments

Software and IT company Micro Focus announced the launch of Data Protector Express and Data Protector Premium today. Both are new forms of its enterprise-grade backup and disaster recovery solution targeted at virtualized and hybrid cloud environments respectively. Data Protector Express features socket-based pricing, the company says, tailored towards virtual environments. The company highlighted the … continue reading

Linkerd 2.0 from CNCF enters general availability, now a “service sidecar”

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has launched version 2.0 of Linkerd, which provides service discovery, routing, failure handling, and visibility for applications. This release introduces a more incremental scale and features “improvements to performance, resource consumption, and ease of use,” the company said in the announcement. The company explained that the project has been reconfigured … continue reading

NVIDIA launches data center inference platform for AI-powered services

NVIDIA announced two advances to its GPU technology this week at GTC Japan, both aimed at AI-powered voice, video, image and recommendation inference acceleration. The first is NVIDIA TensorRT Hyperscale Inference Platform, an inference software solution which runs on the second component of the announcement, the NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPU, based on the NVIDIA Turing … continue reading

Sysdig aims new funding at expansion and leadership

Open-source container security, monitoring and forensics provider Sysdig is dedicating its newly announced $68.5 million of funding to providing improved operations and security technologies for companies running containerized infrastructure and cloud-native apps. Backed, by Insight Venture Partners, the new round of series D funding brings Sysdig’s total funding to $121.5 million. “Enterprises are adopting cloud-native … continue reading

Cloudera, Red Hat and Eurotech join forces for open IoT architecture solution

Cloud-optimized machine learning and analytics platform developer Cloudera is teaming up with industrial embedded hardware company Eurotech and open-source giant Red Hat to develop a modular, vendor-agnostic, and open-source architecture and standard for deploying  IoT-connected devices at the enterprise level by combining their technologies. According to the companies, organizations are finding themselves limited to founctionaity, … continue reading

Kontena Pharos Kubernetes distribution updated with CoreDNS and security improvements

Container and microservices company Kontena announced the version 1.3.0 release of its Kubernetes distribution Kontena Pharos. The latest release introduces CoreDNS, an updated CRI-O container runtime and support for Kubernetes 1.11. The previously named pharos-cluster utility has been changed to the pharos CLI tool, and with the change comes better stability and performance during the … continue reading

Couchbase Autonomous Operator for Kubernetes and OpenShift enters general availability

Open-source NoSQL database software company Couchbase has made version 1.0 of its Couchbase Autonomous Operator automated migration and deployment utility generally available today. According to the company this is “the first NoSQL database to launch a production-ready Kubernetes operator for open source Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift (coming soon),” Anil Kumar, director of project management … continue reading

Moogsoft Observe to extend AIOps platform with real-time analysis and problem detection

Artificial intelligence for IT operations company Moogsoft announced the upcoming beta of Moogsoft Observe, an extension of the company’s Moogsoft AIOps platform. Moogsoft AIOps is designed to provide administrators with AI-generated incident reports and data analysis in an easy-to-digest format. Although it’s an extension of Moogsoft’s base platform, the company explained Moogsoft Observe can be … continue reading

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