Topic: cloud

Linux Foundation announces new project for high-availability cloud services on edge computing systems

The Linux Foundation has announced a new open source project called Akraino. The goal of Akraino is to build a software stack that supports high-availability cloud services that are optimized for edge computing systems. The Akraino community plans to release the project source code in the second quarter of 2018. As part of the announcement, … continue reading

4 levels of cloud maturity

Cloud adoption is atop every CIO’s priority list, and for good reason. Technology stacks are advancing at lightning speeds. Application architectures of the past decade are aging fast and being replaced with modern, public and private cloud-based ones. But while cloud adoption is inevitable, the vast majority of organizations are still searching for an effective application … continue reading

Data security still main reason for staying out of cloud, study finds

According to LogicMonitor’s “The Future of the Cloud – Cloud Influencers Survey,” by 2020, the share of workloads running in the public cloud could increase by 10 percent, from 31 to 41 percent. Despite this growth, some holdouts remain that prefer their self-managed on-site databases, citing concerns over the security of off-site managed database solutions, … continue reading

VMware announces Kubernetes-based container service

Pivotal and VMware have announced the general availability of its Kubernetes-based container service Pivotal Container Service (PKS). The two companies along with Google Cloud announced it would be collaborating on PKS at a VMware conference in August. The initial version was released late last year. “As you evaluate your enterprise software portfolio, you’re going to have app … continue reading

Google’s TPUs and GPUs now available in beta

Google announced that Cloud TPUs and GPU support for Google Kubernetes Engine are now in beta as part of a series of updates for the Google Cloud Platform. The Google-designed Cloud TPUs, built on four custom ASICs and with “up to 180 teraflops of floating-point performance and 64 GB of high-bandwidth memory onto a single … continue reading

Data virtualization allows businesses to reap the benefits of the cloud, survey says

Organizations are eager to adopt cloud-based architectures. According to a cloud usage survey conducted by Denodo, 76 percent of respondents are using the cloud and 45 percent of them leverage a hybrid cloud model. More than half of the participants are planning a cloud initiative this year. The  survey was based off of responses from … continue reading

Apptio, Inc. completes acquisition of digital fuel from Skyview Capital

Apptio, Inc., the business management system of record for hybrid IT, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Digital Fuel SV, LLC, a provider of IT business management (ITBM) tools. With the acquisition of Digital Fuel from global investment firm Skyview Capital, Apptio further extends its leadership of the $6 billion Technology Business Management … continue reading

Vertiv completes acquisition of Geist, expands global Rack PDU Portfolio

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, today completed its purchase of Geist, a privately owned manufacturer of Rack Power Distribution Units (PDUs) and associated data center power products. This is the second significant acquisition of 2018 for Vertiv, which announced the purchase of Energy Labs Jan. 16. The acquisition of Geist solidifies Vertiv as a market … continue reading

F5 launches Super-NetOps initiative

F5 Networks has announced the launch of the Super-NetOps Initiative. The program offers free training in order to help IT professionals deliver critical network operation functions through DevOps methodologies. The goal of the program is to help professionals learn skills that are necessary to standardize critical applications and reducing service time. “Network operations expertise is … continue reading

76 percent of CIOs say it could become impossible to manage digital performance, as IT complexity soars

Digital performance management company, Dynatrace, today announced the findings of an independent global survey of 800 CIOs, which reveals that 76% of organizations think IT complexity could soon make it impossible to manage digital performance efficiently. The study further highlights that IT complexity is growing exponentially; a single web or mobile transaction now crosses an average … continue reading

ZeroStack Debuts New Operational Features for Its Self-Driving Cloud

ZeroStack, Inc., creators of a self-driving on-premises cloud, today announced a host of new features that further streamline operations for IT administrators and DevOps Workbench end users. Already renowned for its point-and-click self-provisioning and operational simplicity, ZeroStack’s self-driving cloud now sports new, advanced capabilities that further reduce IT overhead while giving end users greater flexibility. … continue reading

Authentication telemetry shows shifts toward modern IT

Organizations are shifting to modern workplaces at a considerable rate, based on the latest telemetry gathered among thousands of enterprises over the past year. The data, gathered by identity and access management provider Okta Inc., showed a marked increase in the deployment of cloud infrastructure, management and application services. It also showed the increased move … continue reading

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