Topic: cloud

Twistlock provides insight into cloud-native environments with Cloud Discovery

Twistlock is open sourcing its Cloud Discovery tool to help infrastructure, operations and security teams discover the “unknown unknowns” in their cloud environments. Cloud Discovery provides insight into what cloud native services are running and where. According to the company, it can discover services like container registries, managed Kubernetes platforms, and serverless services through the … continue reading

Cloud security company Threat Stack acquires Bluefyre for its targeted application security

Cloud security and compliance company Threat Stack wants to bolster its cloud capabilities with the acquisition of Bluefyre. According to the company, Bluefyre will help deliver greater visibility into security as well as help developers build secure, cloud-native apps. Bluefyre provides targeted application security for Kubernetes, Mesosphere and OpenShift applications, and according to Threat Stack … continue reading

Google launches Cloud Scheduler beta for GCP

Google released the beta of Cloud Scheduler, a fully-managed, serverless job scheduler for the Google Cloud Platform today, designed to allow for the scheduling and execution of batch, big data and cloud infrastructure tasks from within any application. “Job schedulers like cron are a mainstay of any developer’s arsenal, helping run scheduled tasks and automating … continue reading

VMware to acquire Kubernetes solution provider Heptio

VMware is joining forces with Heptio on a shared vision to simplify Kubernetes and accelerate IT in a multi-cloud world. The company announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Kubernetes solution provider. “Kubernetes is emerging as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure that enables enterprise organizations to run modern applications,” said Paul Fazzone, … continue reading

ZeroStack debuts storage controls on its cloud platform

ZeroStack, creators of a self-driving cloud that lets users focus on their businesses, today announced that administrators of its Self-Driving Cloud platform can now implement flexible storage controls that prevent over-consumption of storage by individual users or VMs. MSPs and enterprises share storage pools across customers or end users in a cloud environment, and this … continue reading

Google Kubernetes Engine gets enterprise-level security features

Google Cloud has announced new networking features to enhance security and privacy within container infrastructures. The new Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) features are focused specifically on private clusters, master authorized networks, and shared Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). “These new features enable you to limit access to your Kubernetes clusters from the public internet, confining them … continue reading

Morpheus multi-cloud management gets OpenStack, AWS CloudFormation and Dell EMC integrations

Cloud application management and orchestration company Morpheus Data released updates for its Morpheus multi-cloud management platform today, including enhanced OpenStack support, AWS CloudFormation automation support and support for storage and cloud using Dell Technologies. Morpheus explained that with the updates to its platform’s OpenStack integration, users can now orchestrate actions like creating OpenStack Octavia load … continue reading

LogicMonitor LM Cloud can now monitor Google Cloud Platform instances

Software-as-a-service performance monitoring company LogicMonitor released its enhanced LM Cloud multi-cloud monitoring platform this week, adding support for Google Cloud Platform instances on top of its existing Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure support. “LogicMonitor developed LM Cloud in 2018 to help customers with data in multiple clouds. Previously, these users were forced to monitor … continue reading

premium Is security killing your digital transformation?

Hackers love traditional security. So do your competitors. Want to ruin their day? Forget what you know about how faster development increases risk. If your approach to security is slowing you down, it’s only a question of which you’ll lose faster—your data or your customers. To begin, let’s agree on one fundamental principle: In the … continue reading

Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine now available

Multi-cloud automation platform provider Mesosphere announced a number of updates focused on Kubernetes, running data at scale, and machine learning initiatives. The company announced Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine (MKE), Mesosphere DC/OS 1.12 and Mesosphere Jupyter Service (MJS). As of this week, MKE is now generally available. The solution is designed to deliver Kubernetes-as-a-service on multi-cloud and … continue reading

premium Taking a cloud-native approach to security

We all know that infrastructures at most organizations are now oriented around the cloud, and that the cloud has introduced major changes to the way applications are designed, built, deployed and monitored. But what security experts may not realize is how significantly the cloud changes the security game. While you surely recognize that the cloud … continue reading

Flexera acquires RightScale to strengthen its IT asset optimization suite

Flexera has announced that it has acquired multi-cloud management and cost optimization company, RightScale. By adding RightScale’s products to its portfolio, Flexera hopes that it is a taking a big step towards solving the problem of cloud services overspending and control. According to a presentation by Gartner’s Matt Corsi at the Vendor & Asset Management … continue reading

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