Topic: it

Report: Container and Kubernetes security concerns are inhibiting business innovation

The latest edition of the State of Container and Kubernetes Security Report finds that 44% of respondents have delayed deploying cloud-native applications because of security concerns, delaying the deployment of cloud-native applications into production. StackRox surveyed more than 540 IT professionals for this third version of its industry-first report. Roughly 25 percent of respondents serve … continue reading

Report: IT transformation efforts blamed for outages/brownouts

LogicMonitor believes that the move to the cloud comes at a price. Gartner predicts that 40% of workloads will be in the public cloud by 2025, but according to LogicMonitor’s IT Downtime Detection and Mitigation Report, there are unknown costs, such as underestimating costs and a shortage of IT professionals. Many companies also believe that … continue reading

Stateless: Microservice network functions are the next step for encryption everywhere

Encryption everywhere requires an increase in multi-tenancy and scalability, and according to software defined interconnect provider Stateless, the move forward is to split that complexity into microservices. “One of the main challenges with security is its complexity. The more complex the system, the more it’s prone to security issues, because it’s prone to errors and … continue reading

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Gartner IOCS: Automation.ai, NetEnrich’s AI-driven solutions, and Apstra’s Network Operating System upgrades

The Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2019 kicked off in Las Vegas this week bringing together thought leaders and attendees to navigate the evolution of IT Ops. “The ground is shifting for IT infrastructure and operations (I&O). The adoption of fast-moving technologies and methodologies — from cloud, edge computing and the Internet … continue reading

ONUG Fall 2019: NetBeez’ monitoring solution and Gluware Automation v3.6

The yearly gathering of IT leaders, ONUG Fall 2019, kicked off yesterday in New York City. At the event, IT leaders c0me together to share best practices and insights.  The event lasts two days and is stuffed with training workshops, IT executive roundtables, and keynotes. Several companies are also announcing new products or showcasing their … continue reading

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Red Hat announces new Ansible Automation Platform

Red Hat has released a new enterprise-grade solution that will help companies advance automation at scale. The company announced Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform at this week’s AnsibleFest in Atlanta.  The platform is designed to improve operational efficiencies, reduce risk and provide a consistent user experience. In addition, it features integrations with Red Hat Ansible … continue reading

SolarWinds Discovery aims to improve software delivery

IT management software provider SolarWinds announced the launch of SolarWinds Discovery, a SaaS-based solution designed to provide organizations with an efficient way to discover, map and improve their software delivery.  The solution fully integrates with the SolarWinds Service Desk, allowing IT professionals to proactively address potential risks to IT and to stay compliant with software … continue reading

premium OpenVPN: IT security considerations for remote workers

Despite the fact that remote work can cause security risks, a majority of IT professionals are in favor of employees working remotely. According to research by OpenVPN, 90 percent of IT professionals believe remote workers are a security risk. 92 percent also believe that the benefits of remote work outweigh the risks. Benefits of allowing … continue reading

Red Hat brings workflow enhancements to Ansible Tower

Red Hat today rolled out its Ansible Tower 3.4 with workflow enhancements designed to improve IT operations automation in the areas of infrastructure, cloud, networks and security. With the company’s IT management portfolio — which includes Ansible Tower, Red Hat Satellite (for Linux management) and Red Hat Cloud Forms (for bare metal, virtual machines and … continue reading

premium Is security killing your digital transformation?

Hackers love traditional security. So do your competitors. Want to ruin their day? Forget what you know about how faster development increases risk. If your approach to security is slowing you down, it’s only a question of which you’ll lose faster—your data or your customers. To begin, let’s agree on one fundamental principle: In the … continue reading

Chef InSpec 3.0 released with compliance audits and remediation capabilities for DevSecOps

Chef has announced a major release to its compliance automation platform InSpec. Version 3.0 of the solution includes a new plugin architecture, improved usability, enhanced management and automation compliance for Terraform, and improved performance. According to the company, this release is meant to target DevSecOps teams. In addition, the release includes a number of bug … continue reading

Microsoft Ignite: CData Cloud Hub, Sumo Logic announces Azure integrations and MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform

Along with the numerous announcements made by Microsoft at its Ignite conference in Orlando this week, a number of other software providers discussed new products and updates to their offerings. CData Software launches cloud data and integration hub CData, which offers data access and integration solutions using standards-based drivers, launched CData Cloud Hub for software-as-a-service, … continue reading

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