Topic: cloud

Bitglass strengthens integration with Duo Security

Bitglass announced a deepened integration with Duo Security to balance enterprise-grade access control and data protection with a user experience designed to support a global, remote, and multi-device workforce, according to the companies in a post. Bitglass’ Next-Gen Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) provides end-to-end security and comprehensive visibility over corporate data, limits sharing, prevents data … continue reading

JumpCloud releases Directory Insights

JumpCloud announced Directory Insights, its new event logging feature that provides IT administrators with a complete picture of an end user’s access and access rights. “It’s a challenge to track all the changes that can happen to a user’s access, all of the applications they access, and furthermore when things go wrong, pinpoint the root … continue reading

ONUG Collaborative provides guidance on automated cloud governance

ONUG, an enterprise technology consumer driven community, has announced a new white paper on achieving automated cloud governance. The white paper is meant to address lack of cloud infrastructure visibility and ensure all aspects of the deployment pipeline are protected in today’s cloud era. The white paper is the first project to be released by … continue reading

ITOps Open-Source Project of the Week: Open Policy Agent

Open Policy Agent (OPA) is an open-source, general-purpose policy engine for cloud-native environments. It is currently an incubating project at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.  “The cloud-native ecosystem must provide flexible solutions to control who can do what across modern, microservice deployments because legacy approaches to policy management do not satisfy the requirements of modern … continue reading

Cisco announces intent to acquire ThousandEyes

Cisco announced its intent to acquire ThousandEyes to enhance Cisco’s network performance and monitoring capabilities across the enterprise and into the cloud.  ThousandEyes offers deep visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the internet.  Common tooling and sharing datasets for application and network health will help remove silos, giving IT … continue reading

Google Cloud VMware Engine announced and VMware plans Octarine acquisition

Google announced the release of its VMware Engine, an integrated first-party offering with end-to-end support to migrate and run VMware environments in Google Cloud. Also, VMware announced its plans to acquire Octarine. The service delivers a fully managed VMware Foundation stack – VMware vSphere, vCenter, vSAN, NSX-T, and HCX for cloud migration in a dedicated … continue reading

NVIDIA SmartNIC released for advanced network offloads and 25/50 Gb/s connectivity

NVIDIA announced the release of NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-6 Lx SmartNIC, which provides advanced network offloads to accelerate cloud and enterprise workloads.  SmartNIC was designed to handle the needs of modern data centers by providing 25/50 Gb/s Ethernet smart network connections. It extends accelerated computing by leveraging software-defined, hardware-accelerated engines to offload more security and network … continue reading

Confluent announces Elastic Scaling for Apache Kafka and Project Metamorphosis update

Confluent announced Elastic Scaling for Apache Kafka in Confluent Cloud to power real-time applications at scale, as well as new innovations that accelerate how companies can harness the full power of event streaming at any scale as part of Project Metamorphosis.  Under Project Metamorphosis, elastic scaling is the first and foundational step in establishing the … continue reading

IBM and Red Hat tackle 5G edge computing

IBM and Red Hat have announced new solutions designed to prepare companies for the 5G era. The new services and solutions are focused on transitioning edge computing to 5G, and leveraging 5G for crucial use cases such as emergency response, robotic surgery, and connected-vehicle safety features.  “In today’s uncertain environment, our clients are looking to … continue reading

Red Hat announces new solutions to optimize, scale and protect IT operations

Red Hat introduced a number of new updates and offerings targeted at IT operations and shifting global dynamics. The company announced OpenShift virtualization, Red Hat OpenShift 4.4, Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes as well as updates to Red Hat Insights and its Ansible Automation Platform.  “Perhaps more than ever before, the unique needs … continue reading

Report: Complexity replaces cost as the number one concern for WAN

Complexity and application performance have grown as the biggest concerns for global IT and network practitioners as modern applications become more distributed across on-premise data centers, multiple public clouds and edge locations. This is according to Aryaka’s 2020 State of the WAN study. “The two are interrelated since complexity negatively impacts application performance and therefore … continue reading

Circonus introduces Kubernetes monitoring solution in Spring 2020 release

Machine data intelligence platform provider Circonus is releasing a new Kubernetes monitoring solution to give IT teams health-based alert capabilities and ability to auto-scale. The monitoring solution is part of the company’s Spring 2020 release, which also features improvements to cloud monitoring, GCP marketplace availability, performance enhancements, and integration with Terraform.  The Kubernetes monitoring solution … continue reading

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