Topic: internet of things

Locating the Microsoft Azure Backup Explorer

ITOps Times news digest: Microsoft Azure Backup Explorer, Elastic Stack 7.6, and Tufin SecureCloud

Microsoft has announced Backup Explorer for Azure is now available as a preview. According to the company, Backup Explorer is a built-in Azure Monitor Workbook that enables users to see real-time monitoring metrics across their entire backup estate.  “Up until now, you could use a Recovery Services vault to get a bird’s eye view of … continue reading

Why enterprises are running to the edge

The popularity of edge computing has greatly increased as more industries are adopting IoT devices and are increasing their demand for low-latency processing and real-time, automated decision-making solutions. Both the evolution of technologies surrounding edge computing, such as 5G, and the industry demand for its benefits, such as speed and low latency, have created a … continue reading

ITOps 2020 predictions from around the industry

Tim Armandpour, SVP of engineering at PagerDuty Forget reliability — with the adoption of resilience engineering and the proper use of automation, operators can expect a 20% reduction in unplanned work. Today’s organizations are fixated on the reliability of their technology. But any developer can tell you that the reality is not if it will … continue reading

VMware's Pulse IoT Center's hands-on lab is now available

VMware tackles IoT gateway on-boarding and registration in the Pulse IoT Center

VMware is updating its Pulse IoT Center to help organizations accelerate their digital transformations and scale IoT deployments. The Pulse IoT Center provides a vendor-neutral edge management infrastructure platform that enables organizations to manage devices and apps on any cloud. Pulse IoT Center 2.0 was released in April, and these updates build upon that release. … continue reading

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GlobalPlatform announces new IoT security framework

GlobalPlatform is announcing a new comprehensive framework for IoT security ahead of the IoT Solutions World Congress conference in Barcelona. IoTopia is designed to provide a common framework for designing, certifying, deploying and managing IoT devices.  “IoTopia will provide a detailed but executable framework that is standards-based, industry-wide and able to evolve as security capabilities … continue reading

Creating effective security with simulation technology

Sophisticated cyberattacks are proliferating globally. Today, with the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) and device connectivity, cyberattack targets extend  beyond defense and IT to critical infrastructure, aerospace, automotive, healthcare, heavy industry, transportation, and communications—virtually any segment in which there is digital information to steal or misuse,  or where there is potential for operational … continue reading

The Security Maturity Model Practitioner’s Guide to IoT

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has announced the IoT Security Maturity Model (SMM): Practitioner’s Guide. The guide is designed to introduce the concepts and approach of SMM, as well as help organizations protect their connected systems. While the consortium notes there is no silver bullet for addressing security needs, the SMM intends to determine an … continue reading

Splunk predicts the future of IT Ops in 2019

Splunk believes the IT operations space is going to transform and evolve into new areas as we continue into 2019. The company has released a 2019 ebook on its predictions based off of customer insight and company resource. “We’re always at the cusp of the next big thing, moments away from the next technological change … continue reading

VMware announces improved cloud security and integrations at VMworld 2018

VMware is partnering with Amazon Web Services on the Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware. The companies made the announcement this week at the VMworld 2018 conference taking place in Las Vegas. The database is a new solution VMware says will bring easier management and migration of VMware, AWS or hybrid database running on VMware … continue reading

Microsoft adds new enhancements to Azure

Microsoft has announced new advancements to Azure at the GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit in Seattle today. The company released Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, which is a scalable data lake solution for big data analytics. With this solution, all data can coexist in a single store without needing to be copied, allowing for greater speed … continue reading

Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere for secure, Internet-connected microcontroller powered devices

Microsoft announced the preview of Microsoft Azure Sphere at the RSA 2018 security conference this week in San Francisco this week. Microsoft Azure Sphere is a new tool designed for creating secure, Internet-connected microcontroller (MCU) powered devices. According to the company, a MCU is a tiny chip that acts as the brain of intelligent devices … continue reading

MapR Transforms Real-Time Streaming for Globally Distributed Operations and Analytics

MapR Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in delivering one platform for all data, across every cloud, today announced breakthrough capabilities for building powerful, real-time streaming and global IoT applications.  New enhancements to the MapR Converged Data Platform release 6.0.1 and MapR Expansion Pack 5.0, including Event Streams (MapR-ES), Apache Spark and Apache Drill release 1.13, support … continue reading

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