Topic: aws

ITOps Times news digest: AWS Snowcone, Intel’s new processors, and EfficientIP’s cloud management solution

Amazon has introduced a new device to its AWS Snow Family of edge computing devices. AWS Snowcone is the smallest device in the family, at 4.5 pounds. It offers 8 terabytes of usable storage. According to Amazon, AWS Snowcone is particularly well suited for tight spaces or scenarios where portability is important. It can be … continue reading

Red Hat and AWS unveil Amazon Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat and AWS are teaming up to deliver a jointly managed and jointly supported enterprise Kubernetes service on AWS. The companies announced Amazon Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed service designed for IT organizations building and deploying apps in AWS on Red Hat’s enterprise Kubernetes platform. “As we move deeper into the era of … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: AWS Fargate 1.4, Cohesity funding, and N2WS Backup & Recovery v3

Amazon has announced the latest version of AWS Fargate, which is a serverless computing engine for containers. New features in AWS Fargate 1.4 include support for Amazon Elastic File System endpoints, 20 GB of ephemeral volume for Fargate tasks, network performance metrics, network states, and support for the CAP_SYS_PTRACE Linux capability.  Cohesity raises $250 million … continue reading

Cockroach Labs follows up on 2020 Cloud Report with configuration recommendations

In December, Cockroach Labs released its 2020 Cloud Report, which provided benchmarks for each of the major cloud providers: AWS, Azure, and GCP. According to the report, GCP had caught up to AWS in benchmarks, where previously AWS outperformed them by 40% the previous year. The company also found that each cloud vendor had an … continue reading

Report: Lambda adoption scales with the size of organizations

As enterprises get larger, their adoption of Lambda serverless architectures grows due to both developers and managers wanting to move faster, ship faster and have less infrastructure to manage, according to the recently published State of Serverless report published by Datadog.  “I think we found that very surprising. You typically see large organizations that are … 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

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

ITOps Times news digest: F5 Networks acquires Shape, AWS Global Accelerator supports Amazon CloudWatch metrics, and Palo Alto Networks acquires Aporeto

F5 Networks has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Shape Security for $1 billion. Shape provides security services across a wide range of industries, including banks, airlines, retailers, and government agencies. It protects companies from credential stuffing attacks, which is when attackers use stolen passwords from other services to take over … continue reading

AWS Identity and Access Management Access Analyzer detects unintended resource access

AWS announced the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Access Analyzer at its AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this week. The new solution is designed to analyze access control policies attached to resources and determines which resources can be accessed publicly or from other accounts.  It continuously monitors all policies for Amazon Simple Storage Service … continue reading

ITOps news digest: Alluxio’s advanced cloud service integrations, Dynatrace’s cluster capacity, and Infoblox acquires SnapRoute

Cloud data orchestration software provider Alluxio announced new cloud offerings and integrations with its 2.1 version. In addition, the company will be strengthening partnerships with AWS and Google Cloud. “The rise of compute intensive workloads and the adoption of the cloud has driven organizations to adopt a decoupled architecture for modern workloads – one in … continue reading

AWS Training and Certification for Enterprise

ITOps Times news digest: AWS announces new resources for building cloud skills, Aqua Security now available for Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and Cohesity launches CyberScan solution

AWS has announced new resources to help enterprise customers build out their cloud skills. Resources include a customizable Internal Communications Kit, a new white paper about branding, and an ebook about the benefits of private on-site training. In addition to these resources, the company also added a new Training and Certification for Enterprise website. Aqua … continue reading

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AWS Summit New York: Cloud Development Kit, EventBridge, and Alluxio 2.0

AWS Summit New York is taking place today, bringing together the cloud community to collaborate and learn about AWS. Amazon and other companies are also using the event as an opportunity to launch and showcase new products. Here are a few highlights from AWS Summit New York: AWS Cloud Development Kit Amazon has announced the … continue reading

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