Topic: cloud

VMworld 2020: Cloud Disaster Recovery, Tanzu updates, Project Monterey, and more

VMware announced a range of solutions and services to help its customers build, run, manage, connect, and protect applications anywhere. These include new projects, acquisitions, and solutions were unveiled at VMWorld 2020.  VMware aims to deliver unified platform for a modern, multi-cloud world In addition to providing wider support for running VMware applications on the … continue reading

The Cloud Security Alliance releases new insights into the top cloud computing threats

In an effort to help secure cloud computing environments, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has released the Top‌ ‌Threats‌ ‌to‌ ‌Cloud‌ ‌Computing:‌ ‌Egregious‌ 11‌ Deep‌ ‌Dive‌ report. The report takes a deep look at the challenges of cloud computing as well as looks into nine recent cybersecurity attacks and breaches.  “These anecdotes will let cybersecurity … continue reading

SentinelOne announces Automated Application Control Engine to secure cloud and containerized workloads

SentinelOne has released a new automated application control engine that is designed to secure cloud and containerized workloads without human intervention. The automated engine eliminates the need to manually maintain allow-lists, which preserves cloud and container workload’s immutable states while also defending against malware, cryptojacking, and zero-day threats. “It is critical to defend cloud and … continue reading

ITOps Open Source Project of the Week: Gemini

The open source project Gemini aims to solve a problem that has frustrated developers since Kubernetes was introduced: the inability to run databases or persistent storage in Kubernetes. To fix this, Kubernetes enablement company Fairwinds built Gemini on the VolumeSnapshot API. The new solution creaties a more robust and user-friendly interface that allows for automated … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: KubeCarrier

Kubernatic has announced the open source release of KubeCarrier. KubeCarrier was designed to automate the provisioning and entire lifecycle management of services, applications, and API-accessible hardware devices by leveraging Kubernetes Operators. As cloud adoption accelerates, the company explained that operation teams are confronted with the complexities of service management across multiple clusters, clouds, and regions.  … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Oracle Cloud VMware, Red Hat Virtualization 4.4, etcd security audit

Oracle has announced its VMware solution is now available. The Oracle Cloud VMware solution is a cloud-native VMware-based environment that enables users to move VMware workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.  “Building new digital services. Scaling business-critical apps. Enabling a remote workforce. Applications sit at the core of addressing these challenges, and hybrid cloud opens the … continue reading

Microsoft releases an open-source, cloud-native service mesh

Microsoft is the latest company to release its own service mesh solution. The company announced the open-source project: Open Service Mesh (OSM), a lightweight service mesh that runs on Kubernetes.  “It is no secret that although microservice environments enable portability, allow faster and more frequent deployment cycles, and can even enable organizations to create teams … continue reading

Report: Enterprise data applications that are not optimized with observability and continuous tuning have enormous waste

Pepperdata’s inaugural Big Data Performance Report 2020 revealed that enormous waste exists within enterprise data applications that are not optimized by solutions that allow for observability and continuous tuning. There is also tremendous potential to optimize and reduce that waste. This is happening because as more complex big data applications migrate, the likelihood of resource … continue reading

Juniper Networks announces WAN Assurance service and new AIOps interface for Juniper Virtual Network Assistant

Mist AI optimizes end-to-end user experiences and minimizes IT costs across LAN, WLAN and WAN through insights and Self-Driving Network automation. With the new Juniper Mist WAN Assurance service, customers will receive better automation and insight in branch locations with AI-driven service level expectations, client-to-cloud event correlation for rapid fault resolution, anomaly detection and proactive … continue reading

Google to protect cloud services with Private Service Connect

Google wants to make sure organizations are secure in the cloud, and is releasing Private Service Connect alpha to achieve that goal.  According to the company, as organizations start to take advantage of more cloud services, it can be challenging and complex to manage routing topologies, different networks, different organizations and the information being shared … continue reading

Robin.io updates platform to support movement across clouds

Robin.io wants to make it easier for users to adopt hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. The 5G and enterprise app automation platform provider announced the Robin Cloud-Native platform now allows users to move complex stateful apps across clouds.  According to the company, hybrid or multi-cloud strategies help support growing infrastructure needs, but with each cloud having … continue reading

Freshworks acquires IT orchestration company Flint

Freshworks completed its key acquisition with Flint to bring advanced automation and cloud management capabilities for IT teams in the remote work era. With the acquisition, Freshworks can now leverage intelligent automations to provision IT resources, rapidly remediate business-critical incidents and automate workloads using out-of-the-box connectors to popular service providers including Microsoft, VMware, Amazon, Google, … continue reading

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