Topic: google cloud

Google Cloud VMs can now be suspended

Google Cloud launched a new generally available feature called “VM suspend/resume,” which enables users to save money by temporarily suspending virtual machines (VMs) on Google Compute Engine when they are not in use, and then resuming them when needed. In the suspended state, users no longer have to pay for cores or RAM and instead … continue reading

Red Hat’s Ansible Automation Platform is now available in the Google Cloud Marketplace

Red Hat has made the announcement that the Ansible Automation Platform can now be accessed through Google Cloud Marketplace.  According to Red Hat, this new availability provides users with easier access to the platform, which will allow them to get started with automation more quickly and scale it up more efficiently.  Users will get access … continue reading

Virtana announces early support for Google Cloud in its cloud cost management tool

Virtana announced early access availability of Google Cloud support for bill analysis within Virtana Cloud Cost Management.  Virtana is a unified multi-cloud management platform that helps optimize, migrate, and monitor application workloads across public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.  Virtana users can now integrate with Google Cloud Platform, analyze trends in their GCP bill by … continue reading

Google Cloud to launch cloud computing certification on edX

Google Cloud has announced that it is teaming up with the online learning platform edX to provide a certification program on its platform. According to Google Cloud, this partnership will offer edX’s 45 million users access to learn skills such as cloud basics, big data, machine learning, and Google Cloud specifics.  The course will launch … continue reading

Google Cloud Next ‘22: Google Cloud envisions the future of data clouds, open infrastructure, and more

Google Cloud Next ‘22 kicked off today. The event brings together companies from different industries to solve the challenges of tomorrow.  “With customer expectations and global markets rapidly changing, organizations need to make sure they are prepared for tomorrow by making the right decisions today,” Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud, wrote in a blog … continue reading

Canonical releases Ubuntu image for Google Cloud’s Tau T2A VMs

Google Cloud and Canonical, the company that releases Ubuntu, have announced that they have released a new Ubuntu image to be used for the preview of Google Cloud’s Tau T2A virtual machines (VMs). Tau T2A is Google Cloud’s VM for running on Arm architectures.  “With the launch of T2A VMs on Google Cloud and corresponding … continue reading

Google Cloud acquires Mandiant for $5.4 billion

Google entered into a definitive agreement to acquire threat intelligence provider Mandiant for approximately $5.4 billion. Upon the close of the acquisition, Mandiant will join Google Cloud. Mandiant gathers research from more than 300 intelligence analysts to power its dynamic cyber defense solutions that are delivered through the managed multi-vendor XDR platform, Mandiant Advantage. Together … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Google Cloud acquires Siemplify; 1NCE and AWS partnership; and Ontic updates Real-Time Threat Detection

Google Cloud has acquired Siemplify, which is a provider of security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR). According to Google Cloud, this acquisition will enable it to further its vision of offering a modern threat management stack that will empower customers to go beyond security event and information management (SIEM) and extended detection and response (XDR) … continue reading

ITOps news digest: AWS announces the availability of Amazon EC2 R6i instances, Red Hat bolters partnerships, IOTech partners with Google Cloud

The general availability of Amazon EC2 R6i instances are designed for memory-intensive workloads. ​​Like M6i and C6i instances, these new R6i instances are built on the AWS Nitro System, building blocks that can offload a lot of the traditional virtualization functions to dedicated, delivering high performance, high availability, and highly secure cloud instances. The new … continue reading

Google Cloud Next ‘21: Google Distributed Cloud, Google Cloud Cortex Framework, and Vertex AI Workbench

Google Cloud Next ‘21 kicked off today, and Google utilized the event to announce a number of updates to its cloud offerings.  One new addition to the Google Cloud portfolio is Google Distributed Cloud, which includes software and hardware to extend the Google Cloud infrastructure to the edge and data centers. It is intended for … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Pure Fusion from Pure Storage, Cloudflare’s R2 Storage, and Sysdig and Google Cloud announce partnership

Pure Storage has announced the release of Pure Fusion, which is a self-service, autonomous storage solution. Pure Fusion pools storage arrays into availability zones and automates tasks like workload placement, workload mobility, and fleet rebalancing.  Pure Fusion also includes an API framework that operations teams and end users can use to interact with storage in … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Google Cloud Catalyst Program, Untangle Command Center updates, and Cloudflare Early Hints support

Google has announced new capabilities to help VMware users ease their migration of workloads to Google Cloud. Through its new Google Cloud Catalyst Program, it will offer one-time Google Cloud credits to offset existing VMware licenses, the ability to apply earned credits across any Google Cloud service, and the ability to earn more credits during … continue reading Protection Status

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