Topic: cloud

Twistlock introduces hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless capabilities in 18.11

Twistlock announced the latest release of its container and cloud-native security platform with new support and features for hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless. This is the company’s 15th major release in the last three years. “Since we shipped the first version of Twistlock in 2015 we’ve worked on 11,100 issues, pushed 5,800 commits, built Twistlock … continue reading

premium Five considerations when moving toward cloud native

Building applications had rapidly become the easy part of development. Whether on the web or mobile, these applications need a place to live, and that place is constantly changing. From local servers in closets to colocation facilities to the cloud, we’ve seen rapid change over just the last few years. Now we have containers and … continue reading

Pivotal introduces Pivotal Function Service for serverless

Pivotal is the latest company to jump onboard with serverless technology with the alpha release of Pivotal Function Service (PFS). PFS is a function as a service platform built on Kubernetes and based on the open-source functions project riff. According to the company, PFS is the next step in the its cloud vision. “Today, each … continue reading

HashiCorp Vault reaches 1.0

After years of development, HashiCorp is finally ready to release HashiCorp Vault 1.0 to the public. According to the company, Vault was developed as a tool for managing secrets and protecting sensitive data within an application and/or infrastructure. The 1.0 release includes batch tokens, open-source cloud auto unseal, OpenAPI support, and an updated UI. “Vault … continue reading

Report: A majority of companies cannot fill the cloud-native skills gap

As companies transition to a cloud-native model, many are struggling to find talent for technical roles. According to OpsRamp’s recent Cloud Skills Survey, this skills gap crisis is inhibiting innovation, impacting productivity, and affecting revenue growth. Of those that responded to the survey, 94 percent stated that they struggled to find candidates with the right … continue reading

AWS App Mesh for microservice traffic control and monitoring enters public preview

Amazon Web Services launched the public preview release of AWS App Mesh today. According to AWS, the app news utilizes a new architectural pattern to more efficiently monitor and control traffic between microservices. The goal of the release is to provide a better way to pinpoint the source of issues like “high latencies, error rates, … continue reading

VMware Cloud for AWS Outposts and VMware Cloud Foundation for Amazon EC2 coming in 2019

Cloud computing and platform virtualization company VMware announced upcoming updates to VMware Cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation this week during the AWS re:Invent conference that will introduce the ability to use more of VMware’s data center features on Amazon Web Services Outposts and Amazon EC2 cloud computing instances. AWS Outposts is a new service from … continue reading

Red Hat expands hybrid and multi-cloud efforts with NooBaa acquisition

Enterprise open-source software company Red Hat wants to get a handle on unstructured data stored across multiple cloud infrastructures with its acquisition of NooBaa, developers of an early-stage multi- and hybrid-cloud data management solution. “NooBaa’s technology enables application developers to define policies for their data and its life cycle by providing an abstraction layer on … continue reading

Amazon EC2 instances get predictive scaling capabilities

Amazon implemented a new predictive scaling feature for Auto Scaled EC2 (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud) instances yesterday which uses machine learning to make predictions about traffic and automatically scale cloud computing instances accordingly. “Using data collected from your actual EC2 usage and further informed by billions of data points drawn from our own observations, we … continue reading

IBM launches Cloud Migration Factory for automated infrastructure migration

IBM has launched a new set of services for streamlining migration to hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructures. IBM Cloud Migration Factory, part of IBM Services, will help organizations more efficiently move infrastructure, data, applications and workloads to new environments and modernize them, the company explained. IBM says that it’s using its Cloud Innovate methodology to speed … continue reading

IBM and ServiceNow team up on multi-cloud management

IBM is extending its partnership with ServiceNow to help enterprises easily manage IT resources in multi-cloud environments. As part of the announcement, IBM’s Multicloud Management Platform be extended with ServiceNow’s IT Service Management and IT Operations Management solutions. The company’s IBM Multicloud Manager will also be provided to address Kubernetes apps for multi-cloud environments. This … continue reading

Why multi-cloud can be more secure—and make more possible

Moving to the cloud can make your business more agile, flexible, and scalable—or it’s supposed to, anyway. Over time, though, many organizations are discovering that the choices you make as you implement your cloud strategy can actually limit your options. That’s especially true when it comes to security. If you’re not careful, it’s all too … continue reading

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