IoT Community and IEEE announce partnership to advance IIoT

The IoT Community and IEEE are partnering to accelerate digital transformation of IIoT and speed the development of IoT in general.  “Harnessing the power of the Internet of Things is essential for the successful development of digital transformation across enterprise and industrial sectors,” said Heinrich Stüttgen, Chair of the IEEE IoT Initiative. “IEEE looks forward … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project(s) of the Week: Heist, Umbra, and Idem

Last week, SaltStack announced the release of three new open-source modules for use with Salt Plug-in Oriented Programming (POP). The three new modules are called Heist, Umbra, and Idem.  Heist is a plugin system that allows for the development and distribution of agents that enable users to open an SSH tunnel, send a portable agent … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: StackRox’s Anthos support, Microsoft and Genesys expand partnership, and Microsoft completes internal investigation into database misconfiguration

StackRox has announced that the latest version of the StackRox Kubernetes Security Platform offers support for Google Anthos, which is a solution for modernizing, building, and running cloud applications. As a result, Anthos users will be able to use StackRox to manage their security and compliance. “Anthos makes it easier for customers to leverage hybrid … continue reading

Sysdig secures $70 million for cloud-native workloads

Sysdig has announced that it has secured $70 million in Series E funding. The company plans on using this new funding to extend its market presence and leadership in order to enable companies to “confidently run cloud-native workloads in production.”  The round was led by Insight Partners, with participation from previous investors Bain Capital Ventures … continue reading

VMware announces intent to acquire network analytics company Nyansa

VMware has announced that it plans to acquire AI-based network analytics company Nyansa.  VMware will add Nyansa’s AI and machine learning capabilities to their existing network and security portfolio. “The acquisition of Nyansa will accelerate VMware’s delivery of end-to-end monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities for LAN/WAN deployments within our industry-leading SD-WAN solution,” said Sanjay Uppal, vice … continue reading

Canonical introduces Anbox Cloud for delivering mobile applications at scale

Canonical is working to make it easier for companies to distribute applications from the cloud with the release of a new platform called Anbox Cloud. Anbox Cloud can be used to containerize workloads by using Android as a guest operating system. According to Canonical, this platform will allow organizations to provide “mobile applications at scale, … continue reading

LF Edge releases new blueprints for edge use cases with Akraino Edge Stack 2

LF Edge, an organization within the Linux Foundation working to “establish an open, interoperable framework for edge computing independent of hardware, silicon, cloud, or operating system,” has announced the release of Akraino Edge Stack 2.  Akraino was first launched in 2018, and has grown into a Stage 3 project at LF Edge. “The Akraino community … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Regula

This week Fugue open sourced its Regula tool. Regula is a tool that evaluates Terraform infrastructure-as-code for security misconfigurations and compliance violations. Development teams can integrate Regula into CI/CD pipelines to prevent cloud infrastructure deployments that could potentially have security or policy violations, Fugue explained. RELATED OPEN-SOURCE PROJECTS: Terraform | Tern | Project Calico It … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Microsoft patches CVE-2020-0601, AWS Security Hub adds 4 new integrations, and Infocenter becomes ServiceNow Elite Partner

Microsoft has released a patch for the CVE-2020-0601 vulnerability, which was first reported by the NSA, ZDNet reports. CVE-2020-0601 is related to how Windows CryptoAPI validates Elliptic Curve Cryptography certificates. Attackers can exploit it by using spoofed code-signing certificates to fool the CryptoAPI into thinking the file came from a trusted, legitimate source. According to … continue reading

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Dynatrace partners with Google and Microsoft on the OpenTelemetry project

Dynatrace has announced that it is partnering with Google and Microsoft on the OpenTelemetry project.  “Our goal is to ensure the ‘run the business’ software underpinning digital enterprises works perfectly, so we feel it’s important to contribute our expertise to this open source project to improve and advance observability in a broader manner,” said Alois … continue reading

LogicMonitor acquires Unomaly

LogicMonitor acquires Unomaly for enhanced IT observability

LogicMonitor has announced it is acquiring the AIOps company Unomaly in the hopes of providing IT teams with better visibility into infrastructure issues and unexpected changes and events. Unomaly aims to bring a smarter approach to monitoring for all types of software systems. “Unomaly’s technology focuses on the automatic detection of log anomalies to support … continue reading

Report: Microsoft Azure is more popular than AWS among large enterprises

AWS is leading the market in terms of total revenue, but a recent Goldman Sachs survey has revealed that Microsoft is the most popular supplier of cloud services, especially among large enterprises. Goldman Sachs surveyed 100 IT executives at Global 2000 companies, and 56 executives claimed to have been using Microsoft Azure for cloud infrastructure … continue reading

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