Topic: cloud

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

Microsoft Ignite: CData Cloud Hub, Sumo Logic announces Azure integrations and MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform

Along with the numerous announcements made by Microsoft at its Ignite conference in Orlando this week, a number of other software providers discussed new products and updates to their offerings. CData Software launches cloud data and integration hub CData, which offers data access and integration solutions using standards-based drivers, launched CData Cloud Hub for software-as-a-service, … continue reading

Cortex becomes CNCF project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has accepted Cortex as a CNCF Sandbox project. Cortex is an open-source Prometheus as a Service monitoring solution. “Cortex is an open-source tool that provides horizontally scalable, multi-tenant, long term storage for Prometheus metrics when used as a remote write destination, and a horizontally scalable, Prometheus-compatible query API,” the company … continue reading

Micro Focus launches new solutions for virtual and hybrid environments

Software and IT company Micro Focus announced the launch of Data Protector Express and Data Protector Premium today. Both are new forms of its enterprise-grade backup and disaster recovery solution targeted at virtualized and hybrid cloud environments respectively. Data Protector Express features socket-based pricing, the company says, tailored towards virtual environments. The company highlighted the … continue reading

DevOps World | Jenkins World: The building blocks of cloud-native application development

Cloud-native applications are on the rise. In fact, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation recently released a report that found the use of cloud-native technologies in production increased more than 200 percent in the last couple of months. However, Justin Graham, senior manager of market strategy and ecosystem development for AWS, finds that the more a … continue reading

Linkerd 2.0 from CNCF enters general availability, now a “service sidecar”

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has launched version 2.0 of Linkerd, which provides service discovery, routing, failure handling, and visibility for applications. This release introduces a more incremental scale and features “improvements to performance, resource consumption, and ease of use,” the company said in the announcement. The company explained that the project has been reconfigured … continue reading

Sysdig aims new funding at expansion and leadership

Open-source container security, monitoring and forensics provider Sysdig is dedicating its newly announced $68.5 million of funding to providing improved operations and security technologies for companies running containerized infrastructure and cloud-native apps. Backed, by Insight Venture Partners, the new round of series D funding brings Sysdig’s total funding to $121.5 million. “Enterprises are adopting cloud-native … continue reading

OpsRamp announces its Fall 2018 release with AIOps and multi-cloud monitoring features

OpsRamp is introducing a number of new IT features in its latest release of its AIOps SaaS Platform. The Fall 2018 release features a new Topology Explorer, improved Service Maps, and cloud database monitoring capabilities. According to the company, this release focuses on giving modern digital operations teams the ability to discover, manage and optimize … continue reading

Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat team up on the Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative

Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat have announced a new collaboration to bring Big Data to hybrid environments. The companies announced the Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative designed to take Big Data workloads across on-premise, multi-cloud and edge architectures. The initiative will bring Hortonworks Data Platform, Hortonworks DataFlow, Hortonworks DataPlane and IBM Cloud Private for Data to … continue reading

The CNCF sees a surge in cloud-native adoption

The industry is fully jumping on board with cloud-native technologies. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation released its bi-annual CNCF survey at the Open Source Summit in Vancouver last week and found the use of cloud-native technologies in production has grown more than 200 percent since December 2017. The survey is based off of 2,400 responses … continue reading

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