Aqua Container Security Platform 3.2 released with “zero day” vulnerability protection

Cloud-native and containerized application security provider Aqua Security is introducing 3.2 of its Aqua Container Security Platform this week. The latest release comes with new capabilities for full-stack and serverless security, updated compliance features, and an OS-level security profile automation tool. “Sophisticated attacks often exploit unknown vulnerabilities in the application or operating system, also known … continue reading

Report: The state of IT is rapidly changing

The increase interest in cloud-to-the-edge technology, digital transformation and artificial intelligence is changing the approach to IT and IT service delivery. A recent report from LogicMonitor on the State of IT Delivery Survey found 80 percent of respondents have implemented or plan on implementing a modern IT solution. According to the report, the motivators for … continue reading

Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 released with improved automation across multicloud infrastructures

Red Hat announced the general availability of the latest version of its IT automation platform Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 today. The release adds improvements to three key areas of automation — simplifying multicloud provisioning, enhancing network capabilities and simplifying management in Windows. According to the company, it was able to simplify multicloud provisioning through … continue reading

MarkLogic introduces the MarkLogic Query Service for managing elasticity in the cloud

MarkLogic wants to help users achieve scalability in the cloud with the release of the MarkLogic Query Service. The service is a cost-effective way to query various workload demands without overprovisioning, the company explained. “Large enterprises expect three things when moving to the cloud: agility, security, and zero-administration. With the MarkLogic Query Service, our customers … continue reading

WSO2 announces support for cloud native programming language Ballerina

WSO2 announced early support for Ballerina at its WSO2Con US 2018 conference in San Francisco today. Ballerina is a cloud native programming language designed with integration in mind. As part of the support, WSO2 is introducing the Ballerina Early Access Development Support package. “Ballerina was created to address the central role integration is playing in … continue reading

StackRox Container Security Platform expands its scope to the orchestration level

Containerized and cloud-native application security company StackRox announced the latest release of its Container Security Platform today. The updated platform aims to provide an all-in-one solution for securing containers through runtime threat detection as well as actionable feedback at every stage of the container lifecycle. “The StackRox Container Security Platform’s integrated approach streamlines decision making … continue reading

Pivotal Container Services 1.1 released with Kubernetes 1.10 support and more deployment options

Software and services company Pivotal, along with cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services provider VMWare, today announced the general availability of Pivotal Container Services (PKS) 1.1. The latest version packs in support for Kubernetes 1.10, integration with vRealize Log Insight, Wavefront by VMWare, Harbor 1.5 integration, and features improvements to network management and … continue reading

Virtual Instruments launches Cloud Migration Readiness service to optimize digital transformations

Application-centric infrastructure performance management company Virtual Instruments announced the launch of its Cloud Migration Readiness service this week. The company says the service was designed to provide users with insight into the requirements of their proposed cloud migrations before taking the leap. “Considering the potential cost and time savings at hand, enterprises are under significant … continue reading

VMware Kubernetes Engine enters public beta

Cloud computing and platform virtualization company VMware launched the public beta of its VMware Kubernetes Engine today, the latest addition to its VMware Cloud Services line of SaaS offerings. The enterprise-grade Kubernetes-as-a-Service beta runs on AWS, with Azure support coming soon, the company says. William Shelton, VP of product management at VMware wrote in the … continue reading

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 focuses on bridging infrastructures

SUSE today announced the release of its latest operating system SUSE Linux Enterprise 15. The company says version 15 is designed to help companies going through a digital transformation, and focuses on bridging multimodal IT infrastructures. “As organizations around the world transform their enterprise systems to embrace modern and agile technologies, multiple infrastructures for different … continue reading

IBM announces cloud-native development capabilities with CMS and Cloud Private

IBM is making its IBM Cloud Private app platform available on its enterprise Cloud Managed Services (CMS) for the first time today. According to the company, bringing these two solutions together will enable a security rich and production-ready cloud environment from CMS as well as speed up the development of cloud-native apps with the latest … continue reading

Deep learning, containerized apps introduced in Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0

Big data company Hortonworks announced the release of Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0 today during the DataWorks Summit in San Jose. The latest release introduces the containerization of application deployments and productivity enhancements along with other updates to the cloud-based data management and computing platform. HDP 3.0 is based on version 3.1 of the open-source Apache … continue reading