Topic: infrastructure

3 Pillars for Success in Managing Today’s Hybrid Cloud IT Infrastructure

For IT operations teams, it’s not so much that the rules have changed. The game has changed.  It wasn’t that long ago that teams were able to employ some proven, long-standing tools and approaches and be effective in their work. Now those legacy approaches may present an increasing liability with each passing day.  In recent … continue reading

Gartner infrastructure conferences returning in person

“Empowering the Anywhere Business” is the theme for this year’s 2022 Gartner Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference, returning in-person for the first time since 2019. Businesses across the globe are challenged to bring value and innovation wherever their customers are, according to Gartner’s events team. Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) leaders have a critical role … continue reading

Broadcom to acquire AppNeta to bolster network performance monitoring

Broadcom announced its intent to acquire the privately held company AppNeta, a SaaS-based network performance monitoring solution for the distributed enterprise that provides IT teams with precise, end-to-end visibility into network performance.  With AppNeta’s SaaS-based solution, IT and Network Ops teams at distributed enterprises can detect issues that affect network and business-critical cloud application performance, … continue reading

Gartner predicts top I&O trends for 2022

The IT world is changing faster than it ever has before, and IT professionals and decision-makers need to stay on top of these changes in order to respond accordingly for their organizations.  In a talk at Gartner’s IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference, Jeffrey Hewitt, VP analyst at Gartner, shared predictions on the top … continue reading

Vapor IO’s INZONE Program launched to accelerate 4.0 applications

Vapor IO, the company that created the intelligent infrastructure platform Kinetic Grid, launched INZONE, a program to accelerate industry 4.0 transformation. The first Las Vegas INZONE will host applications and services designed to benefit manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, hotels, convention centers, casinos, telecom service providers, and other nearby businesses, as well as to local governmental entities … continue reading

Report: 85% of companies have yet to achieve full Kubernetes and cloud native adoption

Although companies have been adopting cloud native technologies at higher rates than ever before, 85% of companies have yet to fully cross the chasm to adoption when it comes to Kubernetes and cloud native.  However, they are quickly moving in that direction. Nearly 78% of companies in Canonical’s  Kubernetes and Cloud Native Operations Report had … continue reading

Puppet Comply

Puppet to simplify infrastructure configuration compliance policies with Puppet Comply

Puppet has announced a new solution designed to simplify hybrid infrastructure compliance for the Global 5000. Puppet Comply will work in conjunction with Puppet Enterprise to assess, remediate, and enforce infrastructure configuration compliance policies at scale. Additionally, the solution is designed to work across traditional and cloud environments.  “In today’s enterprise, CIOs are responsible for … continue reading

Nutanix gives IT teams the ability to manage cloud infrastructure from anywhere

Nutanix wants to ease the burden for IT teams who are now working from home. The company announced new remote IT solutions for deploying, upgrading and troubleshooting cloud infrastructure from anywhere.  The new solutions will be delivered through Nutanix HCI software at no additional cost, and will include Nutanix Foundation Central, Insights and Lifecycle Manager. … continue reading

HashiCorp to power automated infrastructure management in multi-cloud environments

HashiCorp has announced a new solution that will enable IT operators to automate infrastructure management in the cloud. HashiCorp Cloud Platform (HCP) allows customers to provision, secure, connect, and run cloud-based infrastructure with little to no operational burden.  “HashiCorp tools are used and operated by many community members and customers, but managing clusters and maintaining … continue reading

Report: Majority of organizations need to update outdated infrastructure

A majority of organizations are looking to align IT infrastructure to business outcomes in order to be more successful, but that goal is presenting many challenges along the way. A recent report from IT company Wipro revealed 75% of organizations need to upgrade their old and outdated infrastructure.  Additionally, the average age of hardware within … continue reading

Dynatrace introduces next generation infrastructure monitoring

Dynatrace announced the next generation of its Infrastructure monitoring module, which includes enhanced AI, expanded out-of-the-box observability and the ability to create custom metrics from log events.  “Dynatrace enables IT teams to keep up with growing complexity and removes the need for multiple tools and manual do-it-yourself approaches,” said Steve Tack, the SVP of Product … continue reading

Puppet Project Nebula

Puppet’s Project Nebula for cloud-native apps comes to public beta

Infrastructure automation and delivery provider Puppet announced the public beta release of Project Nebula at Puppetize PDX this week. Project Nebula is designed to provide a single deployment workflow solution for cloud-native and serverless technologies. “We’ve been working closely with our private beta participants to understand their deployment workflows and pain points. Everyone we’ve interviewed … continue reading

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