Pure Storage is acquiring Portworx to create Kubernetes data services platform

Pure Storage’s acquisition of Portworx for $370 million in cash will create a Kubernetes data services platform for cloud-native applications. Portworx is a platform that provides persistent storage, high availability, data protection, data security, and cloud mobility for containers deployed in hybrid cloud architectures. “By combining Portworx container data services with Pure’s industry-leading data platforms … continue reading

SentinelOne announces Automated Application Control Engine to secure cloud and containerized workloads

SentinelOne has released a new automated application control engine that is designed to secure cloud and containerized workloads without human intervention. The automated engine eliminates the need to manually maintain allow-lists, which preserves cloud and container workload’s immutable states while also defending against malware, cryptojacking, and zero-day threats. “It is critical to defend cloud and … continue reading

Silicon Labs launches Secure Vault to improve IoT security

Silicon Labs announced that its hardware and software technologies dedicated to securing IoT devices against growing and evolving threats have earned third-party IoT security certifications from both PSA Certified and the ioXt Alliance. Secure Vault is a new suite of state-of-the-art security features that are designed to help connected device manufacturers address escalating IoT security … continue reading

Micro Focus releases Hybrid Cloud Management X to improve user experiences

Micro Focus’s HCMX provides cloud service consumption in a single view with analytics-based recommendations for discount management. It also modernizes the user experience with embedded AI and drives down operational costs with unified and accelerated service delivery. “The complexity of multiple tools and catalogs used to create a service, provision and manage its lifecycle and … continue reading

Report: More than half of IT teams need improved technology to support remote work

A little more than half of IT teams need improved technology to support a remote workforce and learning environments, according to the new 2020 Pulse report. The areas that need more improvement include better end-user portals for managing inquiries, improved tools for managing remote teams, and increased insight to manage work and resource allocations. When … continue reading

ITOps Open Source Project of the Week: Gemini

The open source project Gemini aims to solve a problem that has frustrated developers since Kubernetes was introduced: the inability to run databases or persistent storage in Kubernetes. To fix this, Kubernetes enablement company Fairwinds built Gemini on the VolumeSnapshot API. The new solution creaties a more robust and user-friendly interface that allows for automated … continue reading

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe: Red Hat announces Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes, OpenShift 4.5, and a partnership with Intuit on Argo CD

Red Hat made a number of announcements in the cluster management and Kubernetes space at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Europe today. Top announcements included:  Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes released Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes is designed to help organizations scale Red Hat OpenShift with enterprise-grade management capabilities across hybrid … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: EventNative

EventNative is an open source, event collection service that captures all events that an application generates and then streams them to the preferred data warehouse. Users don’t need to modify their existing tracking features when they’re using a drop-in segment and Google Analytics backend. The project currently has support for RedShift and BigQuery and PostgreSQL, … continue reading

Nutanix now available on AWS

Nutanix announced that its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software is now available on AWS, enabling application migration and unified operations across clouds to help businesses accelerate their cloud journey. Nutanix offers a single stack that integrates compute and storage, provides unified operations across private and public clouds, integrated networking with AWS, and license portability from private … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: KubeCarrier

Kubernatic has announced the open source release of KubeCarrier. KubeCarrier was designed to automate the provisioning and entire lifecycle management of services, applications, and API-accessible hardware devices by leveraging Kubernetes Operators. As cloud adoption accelerates, the company explained that operation teams are confronted with the complexities of service management across multiple clusters, clouds, and regions.  … continue reading

Report: Enterprise data applications that are not optimized with observability and continuous tuning have enormous waste

Pepperdata’s inaugural Big Data Performance Report 2020 revealed that enormous waste exists within enterprise data applications that are not optimized by solutions that allow for observability and continuous tuning. There is also tremendous potential to optimize and reduce that waste. This is happening because as more complex big data applications migrate, the likelihood of resource … continue reading

Juniper Networks announces WAN Assurance service and new AIOps interface for Juniper Virtual Network Assistant

Mist AI optimizes end-to-end user experiences and minimizes IT costs across LAN, WLAN and WAN through insights and Self-Driving Network automation. With the new Juniper Mist WAN Assurance service, customers will receive better automation and insight in branch locations with AI-driven service level expectations, client-to-cloud event correlation for rapid fault resolution, anomaly detection and proactive … continue reading

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