Topic: cloud

Veeam provides new updates for cloud data management

Backup company Veeam has announced the release of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4. Veeam Availability Suite provides organizations with the ability to make all of their workloads highly available. “Veeam delivers Availability for any app, any data, across any cloud, reducing complexity and out-performing legacy backup. Meeting your SLAs for low recovery time and … continue reading

Google looks to fill in cloud skills gap

Google Cloud is looking to improve upon what it sees as a “cloud skills crisis” with new certifications and training resources. The company announced three initiatives to improve cloud skills in 2019. Expanding role-based certifications Offering new learning options Making cloud learning and certification more accessible “As cloud technology becomes more mainstream, many of the … continue reading

Linux Foundation launches edge computing organization

The Linux Foundation today announced LF Edge, an organization created to establish an open framework for edge computing. LF Edge consists of five projects that will make up a software stack dealing with location, latency and mobility differentiation, according to the foundation’s announcement. According to the Linux Foundation, the projects include: Akraino Edge Stack, which … continue reading

IT Ops cost and digitization is accelerating retail industry move to cloud

Traditional retailers’ IT Ops teams are moving a greater percentage of their business-critical workloads from their datacenters to public clouds than their counterparts in other industries. The shift, a prevailing focus at last week’s annual National Retail Federation (NRF) show in New York, is poised to continue over the next few years. Various studies that … continue reading

Red Hat brings workflow enhancements to Ansible Tower

Red Hat today rolled out its Ansible Tower 3.4 with workflow enhancements designed to improve IT operations automation in the areas of infrastructure, cloud, networks and security. With the company’s IT management portfolio — which includes Ansible Tower, Red Hat Satellite (for Linux management) and Red Hat Cloud Forms (for bare metal, virtual machines and … continue reading

Cloud Foundry Foundation: Technology maturity is driving cloud adoption

As cloud technology continues to mature, more businesses are making the jump towards cloud adoption. A recent report from the Cloud Foundry Foundation found that if it weren’t for the cloud’s maturity and reliability, adoption would have diminished. The Cloud Foundry Foundation’s report is designed to look at what is driving businesses to the cloud. … continue reading

Catchpoint launches SaaS monitoring for Office 365 and Salesforce

Digital experience monitoring company Catchpoint is launching a new solution to provide in-depth monitoring for SaaS applications. According to the company, this is the first product in its SaaS Monitoring product line. The latest release introduces monitoring for Office 365 and Salesforce. The release is part of the company’s mission to help businesses cope with some … continue reading

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

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