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ITOps Times news digest: Google Anthos updates, Fastly acquires Signal Sciences, and Cisco acquires BabbleLabs

Google has made a number of new additions to its Anthos platform for running Kubernetes clusters in cloud and on-premises environments.  It added Speech-to-Text On-Prem, which leverages Google’s speech recognition models and provides full control over speech data to comply with data residency requirements It also introduced Anthos attached clusters, which let admins manage Kubernetes … continue reading

Google to protect cloud services with Private Service Connect

Google wants to make sure organizations are secure in the cloud, and is releasing Private Service Connect alpha to achieve that goal.  According to the company, as organizations start to take advantage of more cloud services, it can be challenging and complex to manage routing topologies, different networks, different organizations and the information being shared … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Tsunami

Google is open-sourcing its network security scanning engine in the hopes of helping organizations protect data. Tsunami is designed to detect high severity vulnerabilities with high confidence.  “When an attacker begins to exploit security vulnerabilities or security misconfigurations, such as weak passwords, an organization needs to react quickly in order to protect potentially vulnerable assets. … continue reading

Zigbee Alliance on-course for IP-based smart home standard this year

The Zigbee Alliance is racking up partnerships and support for its efforts to create a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products and to make them more secure. The project, called Connected Home over IP (Project CHIP) , was announced in December 2019 when the Zigbee Alliance announced partnerships with Amazon, … continue reading

Google Cloud sets up advanced network threat detection with Packet Mirroring

Packet Mirroring, Google’s solution to enhance threat detection in public cloud environments, is now generally available.  The feature offers full packet capture, which allows users to identify network anomalies within and across VPCs, internal traffic from VMs to VMs, traffic between end locations on the internet and VMs, and also traffic between VMs to Google … continue reading

AT&T and Google Cloud team up to enable network edge 5G computing solutions for enterprises

AT&T and Google Cloud teamed up to provide GCP’s technologies and capabilities using AT&T’s 5G network connectivity at the edge. The partnership will also add a portfolio of 5G edge computing solutions. The edge devices will span manufacturing, retail, transportation, local enterprise 5G, and gaming.  These solutions will use AT&T’s 5G network and Google Cloud’s … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Google adds cluster management fee to GKE, Hailo raises $60 for deep learning chip, and Mission and Cloudwick team up on managed data and analytics

Google Kubernetes Engine clusters will start accruing a cluster management fee starting June 6. The fee will include $0.10 per cluster per hour. According to the company, one zonal cluster per filling account is free and GKE fees will not apply to Anthos GKE clusters.  The company is also introducing a service level agreement backed … continue reading

Transitioning to SRE

Over the years, there have been a lot of new methodologies that aim to help an organization manage their technology more efficiently, whether that means making programmers more efficient or the operators who manage a company’s technology infrastructure. DevOps, which sought to bring developers and operators together, is one such example of this, and one … continue reading

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Dynatrace partners with Google and Microsoft on the OpenTelemetry project

Dynatrace has announced that it is partnering with Google and Microsoft on the OpenTelemetry project.  “Our goal is to ensure the ‘run the business’ software underpinning digital enterprises works perfectly, so we feel it’s important to contribute our expertise to this open source project to improve and advance observability in a broader manner,” said Alois … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: gVisor

Google has developed a sandbox for container runtimes called gVisor that is focused on security, efficiency, and ease of use. “Containers are not a sandbox. While containers have revolutionized how we develop, package, and deploy applications, running untrusted or potentially malicious code without additional isolation is not a good idea. The efficiency and performance gains … continue reading

Google explains cloud-native security model

To address security issues as early in the development and deployment lifecycle as possible, Google implemented a new approach to cloud-native security called BeyondProd. Google released a whitepaper to show how other companies can benefit from BeyondProd as well. Cloud-native security steers away from the traditional perimeter-based security model in which all users or services … continue reading

Google introduces general purpose VMs

Google has announced a new solution designed to improve general-purpose virtual machines in cloud applications. The company’s E2 family of virtual machines for the Google Compute Engine features dynamic resource management, flexible configurations and total cost of ownership. “E2 VMs are a great fit for a broad range of workloads including web servers, business-critical applications, … continue reading

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