Topic: hybrid cloud

IBM Power E1080 is the first in a new family of hybrid cloud servers

IBM has announced the first of a new family of IBM Power servers, which are designed for hybrid cloud environments.  The server, IBM Power E1080, includes minute-based metering of Red Hat services like OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, more than 4x OpenShift throughput compared to x86 servers, and improved architectural consistency. It also includes … continue reading

Microsoft announces Azure Arc updates

Microsoft added new innovations to Azure Arc, a set of technologies that extends Azure management and services to any infrastructure, including on-premises, multicloud, or at the edge.  Users now have access to Azure Machine Learning, which enables data scientists and developers to build, deploy and manage machine learning (ML) models. Customers can train ML models … continue reading

Red Hat software now available on IBM Power Systems

IBM announced the availability of Red Hat software on IBM Power Systems and new IBM Power Systems hardware. Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Virtual Server leverages OpenShift’s bare metal installer, Red Hat Runtimes, and newly certified Red Hat Ansible Content Collections. Also, the new IBM Private Cloud Rack Solution provides clients with an optimized, … continue reading

IBM acquires Taos for hybrid cloud consulting

IBM has entered in an agreement to acquire cloud professional and managed services company Taos. According to the company, this will help advance its migration and cloud transformation efforts.  “Taos adds the deep expertise, public cloud partnerships and innovative solutions needed to drive growth and adoption of IBM’s hybrid cloud platform throughout the Americas,” said … continue reading

IBM adds new data and automation capabilities to its hybrid cloud software portfolio

IBM announced a series of data and automation updates to Cloud Pak for Data and Cloud Pak for Automation on Red Hat OpenShift to help companies with innovation across their expanding environments and to accelerate digital transformations.  Cloud Pak for Data will now receive new industry accelerators for banking, warranty management, supply chain forecasting, and … continue reading

IT Ops Times news digest: Nobl9’s SLO platform now in beta, Pulumi’s round of funding for cloud engineering and Wipro and IBM team up on hybrid cloud

Nobl9 announced the public beta of its service level objective (SLO) platform for site reliability engineers. It aims to transform reliability metrics into actionable business KPIs. In addition, it works with Datadog and New Relic to collect critical metrics.  “Every company—and especially companies who deliver software—must make wise resource allocation decisions and balance tradeoffs between … continue reading

The Cloud Security Alliance announces new risks, threats and vulnerabilities for migrating to the hybrid cloud

With hybrid clouds now often the starting point for organizations in their cloud journey, management, access control, data use, and service contracts become more difficult with multi-cloud convergence, according to the Cloud Security Alliance in a whitepaper. “Although the hybrid cloud environment seamlessly integrates private and public cloud, bringing onboard new IT capabilities to the … continue reading

Red Hat AnsibleFest roundup

At Red Hat AnsibleFest this week, the company released a number of new automation capabilities for its platform.  Red Hat Ansible Automation platform integration for Red Hat OpenShift environments released The integration between Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform connects traditional platforms, containers and edge through automation. The … continue reading

Pure Storage is acquiring Portworx to create Kubernetes data services platform

Pure Storage’s acquisition of Portworx for $370 million in cash will create a Kubernetes data services platform for cloud-native applications. Portworx is a platform that provides persistent storage, high availability, data protection, data security, and cloud mobility for containers deployed in hybrid cloud architectures. “By combining Portworx container data services with Pure’s industry-leading data platforms … continue reading

Micro Focus releases Hybrid Cloud Management X to improve user experiences

Micro Focus’s HCMX provides cloud service consumption in a single view with analytics-based recommendations for discount management. It also modernizes the user experience with embedded AI and drives down operational costs with unified and accelerated service delivery. “The complexity of multiple tools and catalogs used to create a service, provision and manage its lifecycle and … continue reading

Robin.io updates platform to support movement across clouds

Robin.io wants to make it easier for users to adopt hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. The 5G and enterprise app automation platform provider announced the Robin Cloud-Native platform now allows users to move complex stateful apps across clouds.  According to the company, hybrid or multi-cloud strategies help support growing infrastructure needs, but with each cloud having … continue reading

Oracle Enterprise Manager adds more visibility, control and management for hybrid cloud environments

Oracle is dedicated to helping users move to the autonomous cloud. The company announced updates to its Oracle Enterprise Manager that aims to automate database migrations and simplify complex hybrid cloud environments. “As organizations move to the cloud, they are faced with complex, time-consuming, manual, error-prone migration tasks,” said Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president of … continue reading

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