Topic: azure

ITOps Times news digest: LogDNA Streaming, Solo.io and Amazon EKS Anywhere partner up, and Dynatrace available on Azure Marketplace

LogDNA has announced an early access beta program for its LogDNA Streaming solution. LogDNA Streaming will enable organizations to ingest their log data into a single platform. According to the company, it is most suited for security and enterprise-level application delivery use cases where real-time access to data is needed. “For too long, enterprises have … continue reading

Logz.io announces partnership with Microsoft

The open-source observability platform provider Logz.io announced a new strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure to streamline monitoring and observability workflows for cloud developers.  Azure users can now deploy the Logz.io platform directly from the Azure Console just with the click of a button. Logz.io’s unique approach to monitoring and observability combines open source tools such … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Google Cloud’s predictive autoscaling, New Relic One + Azure Spring Cloud, and Taoglas acquires Smartsensor Technologies

Google Cloud has announced predictive autoscaling to automatically anticipate future infrastructure capacity needs. The new capability will create VMs when it predicts upcoming demand and provides enough time for applications to initialize in them.  It makes these predictions based on an instance group’s CPU history. It also adjusts forecasts based on recurring load patterns.  Customers … continue reading

managing Windows 10 Enterprise virtual machines with Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Windows Virtual Desktop is now Azure Virtual Desktop

Microsoft has announced it is rebranding Windows Virtual Desktop to Azure Virtual Desktop and adding a number of new features in public preview. It is making the change in order to support evolving needs of hybrid and remote work. “To help our customers and partners meet these new hybrid work demands, we are expanding our … continue reading

Screenshot of Styra’s Declarative Authorization Service

ITOps Times news digest: Styra’s new compliance packs, expanded Azure Blob storage, and Guardicore’s new Zero Trust assessments

Styra has announced new compliance packs for its Declarative Authorization Service (DAS). The new packs are designed to bridge the gap between security and DevOps teams.  New packs include a MITRE ATT&CK Matrix for Enterprise and CIS Kubernetes Benchmarks. The new packs consist of best practices from the OPA community.  “To reduce security and compliance … continue reading

Citrix and Microsoft announce new partnership to provide consistent access to applications from wherever

Citrix and Microsoft announced that they are joining forces to help organizations accelerate the move to the cloud along with the adoption of digital workspaces and virtual desktops. The agreement stems from the widespread move to permanent remote work models and the companies’ goal to rethink how organizations can adapt to new remote ways of … continue reading

Microsoft unveils Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes preview

Microsoft is giving its Azure users the ability to connect and configure to any Kubernetes cluster. The company announced a preview of Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes, which works across customer data centers, edge locations and multi-cloud.  Azure Arc is the company’s solution for extending Azure services and management to any infrastructure. “With Azure Arc, customers … continue reading

Azure Archive Storage now allows priority retrieval of offline data

Microsoft has announced the Azure Archive Storage is being updated with new capabilities based on user usage and feedback. Azure Archive Storage is a solution designed to store rarely accessed data.  “Since launching Azure Archive Storage, we’ve seen unprecedented interest and innovative usage from a variety of industries. Archive Storage is built as a scalable … 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

Locating the Microsoft Azure Backup Explorer

ITOps Times news digest: Microsoft Azure Backup Explorer, Elastic Stack 7.6, and Tufin SecureCloud

Microsoft has announced Backup Explorer for Azure is now available as a preview. According to the company, Backup Explorer is a built-in Azure Monitor Workbook that enables users to see real-time monitoring metrics across their entire backup estate.  “Up until now, you could use a Recovery Services vault to get a bird’s eye view of … continue reading

Standalone simulator for Azure IoT Edge development now available

Microsoft has announced new updates and features for its IoT tool offerings, including the ability to deploy the Event Grid module and a standalone simulator for Azure IoT Edge. Event Grid on IoT Edge brings the power and flexibility of Azure Event Grid to the edge for all pub/sub and event driven scenarios, the company … continue reading

SolarWinds expands Azure support

SolarWinds announced updates to its IT operations management offering (which includes the Orion Suite and its APM suite) that offer new and expanded Azure support that encompasses on-premises and cloud environments.  The company has added support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance as the Orion database, helping customers reduce management overhead and total cost of … continue reading

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