Topic: cloudflare

Cloudflare’s Magic Transit aims to make networks smarter and more secure

Cloudflare has announced a new tool meant to simplify IT operations. Magic Transit is a new networking solution that brings the benefits of Cloudflare’s network to its customers’ on-premise and data center networks.  Specific benefits of Magic Transit include Layer 3 DDos mitigation, improved performance, and lower total cost of ownership.  Deployed in front of … continue reading

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The Cloudflare outage shouldn’t have happened in this era of automation

Last week, Cloudflare suffered a major outage, bringing down a significant portion of the Internet. Users of websites that have implemented Cloudflare’s services were greeted with a 502 error for about 30 minutes last Tuesday morning. According to Cloudflare, the outage was caused by a rule misconfiguration in the Cloudflare Web Application Firewall (WAF) during … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Foundation to form around osquery, Datical supports AWS and Postgres, and Cloudflare launches free Ethereum gateway

The Linux Foundation has revealed plans to form a new foundation that will support osquery,  a project that provides visibility into endpoints. The new foundation will be devoted to growing and maintaining a neutral community around the project. According to the Linux Foundation, developers from Dactiv, Facebook, Google, Kolide, Trail of Bits, and Uptycs, among … continue reading

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