Topic: cloud

Palo Alto Networks to acquire cloud-delivered SD-WAN provider CloudGenix

Global cybersecurity leader Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CloudGenix for approximately $420 million. CloudGenix’s portfolio includes an autonomous SD-WAN solution, app performance services, cloud and SaaS adoption services, and network and application visibility.  “CloudGenix’s vision has been to revolutionize branch offices through cloud-delivered Autonomous WANs. With CloudGenix, enterprises gain … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Rancher 2.4, DataStax’s Apache Cassandra Kubernetes operator, and Morpheus Data 4.2

Rancher Labs is releasing the latest version of its Kubernetes management platform. Rancher 2.4 features scalability, management and security capabilities required to help Kubernetes scale to the edge.  Key features include: Support for 2,000 clusters and 100,000 nodes Limited connectivity maintenance with K3s Zero downtime maintenance for RKE Enhanced security with CIS benchmark scanning In … continue reading

Sysdig releases cloud-scale Prometheus monitoring

Sysdig announced cloud monitoring at scale with full Prometheus compatibility that addresses the issues that are holding teams back from the organization-wide adoption of Prometheus monitoring. The company also introduced support for creating dashboards, alerts, and metric analytics based on PromQL, the query language for Prometheus. Sysdig said that because monitoring Kubernetes and microservices can … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: TriggerMesh

TriggerMesh is a cloud-native integration platform built for the serverless world. The open-source project was designed for integrating cloud-native serverless functions or functions-as-a-service.  According to Mark Hinkle, co-founder of TriggerMesh, the solution was inspired by Google’s release of Knative, a Kubernetes-based platform for deploying and managing modern serverless workloads.  RELATED CONTENT: TriggerMesh joins Cloud Native … continue reading

Storj Labs launches enterprise-grade decentralized cloud storage solution

Storj Labs has announced its Tardigrade Decentralized Cloud Storage Service is now generally available. According to the company, the solution is backed by enterprise service level agreements and is S3 compatible, easy to implement and highly available.  “Decentralization benefits the cloud in many ways, and our first customers are already seeing how it improves security, … continue reading

Platform9 announces new SaaS-managed plans for Kubernetes deployment

Platform9 announced new ‘Freedom’ and ‘Growth’ SaaS-managed Kubernetes plans. The new plans enable Kubernetes users and DevOps teams to deploy upstream Kubernetes on any infrastructure of their choice without vendor lock-in or the burden of operational complexity in production. Platform9’s Freedom and Growth plans are aimed at DevOps, ITOps, Platform Engineering, and cloud architects who … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: HashiCorp raises $175 million, Axis Security, and Nutanix Objects 2.0

Multi-cloud infrastructure automation software provider HashiCorp announced a $175 million series E round of funding, bringing the company’s valuation to $5.1 billion.  According to the company, the new funding will help it provide multi-cloud infrastructure automation to organizations around the cloud and expand research and development efforts. In addition, it will expand its field, support … continue reading

vSphere 7 brings essential services for the modern hybrid cloud

VMware launched vSphere 7 to provide essential services for the modern hybrid cloud. It is the biggest release of vSphere in over a decade, according to VMware. It delivers the rearchitecting of vSphere with native Kubernetes that the company introduced at VMworld 2019 as Project Pacific. “Using vSphere 7 and VMware Cloud Foundation, you can … continue reading

Red Hat Ceph Storage 4 accelerates petabyte-scale object storage for cloud-native workloads

Red Hat Ceph Storage 4 offers enhanced scalability and simplicity for data-intensive applications. It offers simplified, petabyte-scale object storage for cloud-native development and analytics.  In recent tests, Red Hat Ceph Storage delivered a doubled performance increase for write-intensive workloads.  “As modern data workloads add stress and complexity to storage infrastructure, it’s critical to automate housekeeping … continue reading

AT&T and Google Cloud team up to enable network edge 5G computing solutions for enterprises

AT&T and Google Cloud teamed up to provide GCP’s technologies and capabilities using AT&T’s 5G network connectivity at the edge. The partnership will also add a portfolio of 5G edge computing solutions. The edge devices will span manufacturing, retail, transportation, local enterprise 5G, and gaming.  These solutions will use AT&T’s 5G network and Google Cloud’s … continue reading

TriggerMesh joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation

TriggerMesh has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and announced that it is formally showing support for Kubernetes and the CNCF Serverless Working Group driving the CloudEvents specification. “CNCF is the home of Kubernetes, one of the most important cloud technologies today,” said Mark Hinkle, the Co-Founder of TriggerMesh. “Joining CNCF plays an important … continue reading

Kublr 1.16 released with rolling upgrade support

The latest release of the Kubernetes multi-cloud, multi-cloud platform is now available. Kublr 1.16 comes with support for rolling upgrades with zero downtime across clouds and on-premise infrastructures.  “You probably don’t need to be sold on rolling updates, the benefits are obvious. Whether you want to ensure your infrastructure, applications, or production component are upgraded … continue reading

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