Aqua Security has raised $30 million in a new Series D round of funding, bringing its total funding to over $130 million. This funding round was led by Greenspring Associates, with participation from existing investors Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and TLV Partners.  

“We are seeing customers continuing their move towards cloud-native technologies, often accelerating deployments as a way to enhance their agility in these unpredictable times,” noted Dror Davidoff, CEO and co-founder of Aqua. “Security remains a key enabler of these initiatives, and with this significant new investment from Greenspring Associates, I feel confident in our ability to drive further innovation across our product portfolio and sustain the competitive advantage we have worked hard to establish.”

Schneider Electric releases Monitoring & Dispatch Services
This new service will enable IT operators and end users to optimize resources, improve efficiency, and prevent downtime. 

It can also help with edge computing management by ensuring coverage at unmanned sites and providing cost savings on infrastructure. Services included in this offering are remote monitoring, troubleshooting, and on-site, next-day business remediation.

Sysdig extends Prometheus monitoring to Amazon CloudWatch
Sysdig’s will now support five new Amazon services: AWS Fargate, AWS Lambda, AWS Application Load Balancer (AWS ALB), AWS Elastic Load Balancer (AWS ELB), and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3).

The company plans on continuing to add support for AWS services to PromCat. Its goal is to support the most popular AWS services by the end of the year. 

“AWS is a trusted cloud provider for companies operating containers and Kubernetes,” said Suresh Vasudevan, chief executive officer of Sysdig. “Extending Prometheus monitoring capabilities to AWS customers enables AWS to expand on Amazon CloudWatch and provide a unified monitoring experience across services, applications, on-premises, and in the cloud.”

Ocean by Spot achieves Red Hat Operator certification for OpenShift
Ocean by Spot provides a serverless infrastructure engine for running containers on. This new certified operator will offer a new way to control Ocean groups from Kubernetes clusters. DevOps teams can create, configure, and manage Ocean clusters, and then use the operator to create, update, delete, and monitor an Ocean group from existing OpenShift clusters. 

“We are pleased that Ocean by Spot has achieved Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification and is now part of the Red Hat Partner Connect ecosystem,” said Julio Tapia, senior director of Cloud Platforms Ecosystem at Red Hat. “Ocean further extends the choices provided to OpenShift users for advanced cloud-native application analytics and automation with a service designed to ‘just work’ across the cloud where OpenShift runs.”