Micro Focus launches new solutions for virtual and hybrid environments

Software and IT company Micro Focus announced the launch of Data Protector Express and Data Protector Premium today. Both are new forms of its enterprise-grade backup and disaster recovery solution targeted at virtualized and hybrid cloud environments respectively. Data Protector Express features socket-based pricing, the company says, tailored towards virtual environments. The company highlighted the … continue reading

DevOps World | Jenkins World: The building blocks of cloud-native application development

Cloud-native applications are on the rise. In fact, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation recently released a report that found the use of cloud-native technologies in production increased more than 200 percent in the last couple of months. However, Justin Graham, senior manager of market strategy and ecosystem development for AWS, finds that the more a … continue reading

Linkerd 2.0 from CNCF enters general availability, now a “service sidecar”

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has launched version 2.0 of Linkerd, which provides service discovery, routing, failure handling, and visibility for applications. This release introduces a more incremental scale and features “improvements to performance, resource consumption, and ease of use,” the company said in the announcement. The company explained that the project has been reconfigured … continue reading

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Sysdig aims new funding at expansion and leadership

Open-source container security, monitoring and forensics provider Sysdig is dedicating its newly announced $68.5 million of funding to providing improved operations and security technologies for companies running containerized infrastructure and cloud-native apps. Backed, by Insight Venture Partners, the new round of series D funding brings Sysdig’s total funding to $121.5 million. “Enterprises are adopting cloud-native … continue reading

OpsRamp announces its Fall 2018 release with AIOps and multi-cloud monitoring features

OpsRamp is introducing a number of new IT features in its latest release of its AIOps SaaS Platform. The Fall 2018 release features a new Topology Explorer, improved Service Maps, and cloud database monitoring capabilities. According to the company, this release focuses on giving modern digital operations teams the ability to discover, manage and optimize … continue reading

Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat team up on the Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative

Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat have announced a new collaboration to bring Big Data to hybrid environments. The companies announced the Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative designed to take Big Data workloads across on-premise, multi-cloud and edge architectures. The initiative will bring Hortonworks Data Platform, Hortonworks DataFlow, Hortonworks DataPlane and IBM Cloud Private for Data to … continue reading

The CNCF sees a surge in cloud-native adoption

The industry is fully jumping on board with cloud-native technologies. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation released its bi-annual CNCF survey at the Open Source Summit in Vancouver last week and found the use of cloud-native technologies in production has grown more than 200 percent since December 2017. The survey is based off of 2,400 responses … continue reading

Cloudera, Red Hat and Eurotech join forces for open IoT architecture solution

Cloud-optimized machine learning and analytics platform developer Cloudera is teaming up with industrial embedded hardware company Eurotech and open-source giant Red Hat to develop a modular, vendor-agnostic, and open-source architecture and standard for deploying  IoT-connected devices at the enterprise level by combining their technologies. According to the companies, organizations are finding themselves limited to founctionaity, … continue reading

OpenStack Rocky release comes with bare metal improvements

OpenStack announced the 18th release of its open-source cloud infrastructure software this week. While Rocky provides a number of new enhancements, the top two new improvements include to Ironic and Fast Forward Updates. Ironic is the software’s bare metal provisioning service. The latest release adds new management and automation catepbitlies to bare metal infrastructure and … continue reading

Cloudian raises $94 million in funding

Cloudian today announced that it raised $94 million in a Series E funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $173 million. The round includes participation from investors Digital Alpha, Eight Roads Ventures, Goldman Sachs, INCJ, JPIC (Japan Post Investment Corporation), NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc. and WS (Wilson Sonsini) Investments. Cloudian will use this investment, which is the largest single … continue reading

Moogsoft Observe to extend AIOps platform with real-time analysis and problem detection

Artificial intelligence for IT operations company Moogsoft announced the upcoming beta of Moogsoft Observe, an extension of the company’s Moogsoft AIOps platform. Moogsoft AIOps is designed to provide administrators with AI-generated incident reports and data analysis in an easy-to-digest format. Although it’s an extension of Moogsoft’s base platform, the company explained Moogsoft Observe can be … continue reading

Google Cloud invests $9 million in Kubernetes development

Google Cloud is officially giving up the ownership and management of its open-source Kubernetes project’s cloud resources to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Google first introduced the open-source container orchestrator in 2014. In 2015, the company contributed the project to the CNCF.   As part of this transfer, the company is funding the move … continue reading