Topic: google cloud

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Google Cloud to acquire Elastifile for its file storage capabilities

Google Cloud is bolstering its file storage capabilities with a new acquisition. The tech giant has officially entered into an agreement to acquire Elastifile for its file storage capabilities. Google Cloud believes that file storage is crucial to infrastructure. Therefore, file storage should be a priority for customers who are looking to accelerate their digital … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Google Cloud acquires Chronicle, Expedient announces advanced DRaaS solution, and Juvare launches collaborative incident management solution

Google Cloud has announced that it is acquiring Chronicle, a security company also created by Alphabet. Google Cloud believes that this partnership will enable it to provide a comprehensive security portfolio that will benefit its customers. Chronicle offers several solutions that will be beneficial to Google Cloud, such as VirusTotal malware intelligence and Backstory investigation … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: IBM Cloud Virtual Private Cloud, Google Cloud responds to outage, and Postmates open sources Configurable Horizontal Pod Autoscaler

IBM has announced the general release of its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). According to IBM, VPC allows customers to “manage virtual machine-based compute, storage, and networking resources in a private, secure space you define.” VPC provides the logic isolation and security offered by private clouds, while also providing the availability, cost-effectiveness, and scalability of the … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Red Hat OpenShift 4, Google Cloud’s compute pricing updates, and BMC’s new analytics and automation capabilities

Red Hat has announced the general release of OpenShift 4. In this release, Red Hat rearchitected the way that OpenShift gets installed, updated, and managed. It also introduced advanced day 2 management and automation. According to Red Hat, this release is all about bringing Kubernetes to the core of OpenShift. “As transformational as our open … 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

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

Google Cloud invests $9 million in Kubernetes development

Google Cloud is officially giving up the ownership and management of its open-source Kubernetes project’s cloud resources to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Google first introduced the open-source container orchestrator in 2014. In 2015, the company contributed the project to the CNCF.   As part of this transfer, the company is funding the move … continue reading

VMware announces Kubernetes-based container service

Pivotal and VMware have announced the general availability of its Kubernetes-based container service Pivotal Container Service (PKS). The two companies along with Google Cloud announced it would be collaborating on PKS at a VMware conference in August. The initial version was released late last year. “As you evaluate your enterprise software portfolio, you’re going to have app … continue reading

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