Topic: it

Red Hat releases OpenShift Container Storage 4.5

The key features of Red Hat’s newly released OpenShift Container Storage 4.5 include external mode support for shared storage with Red Hat Ceph Storage, support for VMs and applications on OpenShift, and more.  By enabling deterministic performance for data workloads such as archives, data lakes, and databases  like PostgreSQL, Data Warehouses, and IBM Db2 Warehouse, … continue reading

FireMon announces new agile network security policy management platform

FireMon’s new agile network security policy management platform offers security capabilities to enable cloud and digital transformation initiatives.  “Our customers have told us that traditional approaches to managing network security policy are too cumbersome for their dynamic cloud and hybrid environments,” said Satin H. Mirchandani, the president and CEO of FireMon. “Our agile approach to … continue reading

SUSE unveils Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 2 and Manager 4.1

SUSE is focused on simplifying, modernizing and accelerating business value with the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 2 for IT transformation and business innovation; and SUSE Manager 4.1 for infrastructure management.  “Customers stake their businesses on their IT infrastructure and we stake our business on their success. With SUSE and using true … continue reading

Two-thirds of IT decision makers plan on increasing investments in automation due to COVID-19

Nearly two-thirds of US IT decision makers plan to increase their investments in automation technology over the next year as a result of COVID-19, according to a recent study by Opinion Matters and Inference Solutions. About a quarter of organizations will increase their investments by 10% or higher. “Cloud-based, self-managed platforms that give businesses more … continue reading

Freshworks acquires IT orchestration company Flint

Freshworks completed its key acquisition with Flint to bring advanced automation and cloud management capabilities for IT teams in the remote work era. With the acquisition, Freshworks can now leverage intelligent automations to provision IT resources, rapidly remediate business-critical incidents and automate workloads using out-of-the-box connectors to popular service providers including Microsoft, VMware, Amazon, Google, … continue reading

New features added to the ServiceNow and TeamViewer integration

TeamViewer announced new integration capabilities with ServiceNow aimed at improving IT asset and operational management for larger or complex organizations. The TeamViewer Remote Support Integration with ServiceNow enables IT departments and support agents to optimize communication with internal or external users to improve efficiency and increase customer satisfaction, according to the company. The integrations provide … continue reading

OpsRamp expanded hybrid discovery and monitoring to improve its digital customer experience in summer release

OpsRamp announced new synthetic and cloud monitoring capabilities for identifying and resolving user performance issues across business-critical applications and services. The OpsRamp Summer 2020 Release also introduces 22 new cloud monitoring integrations for AWS and visualizations for machine learning-powered event correlation. “As IT organizations adjust to remote infrastructure operations, OpsRamp now combines user experience metrics … continue reading

PagerDuty announces new automation capabilities

PagerDuty announced new automation and AIOps capabilities to lower costs for developers and IT teams, prevent outages, and improve remote collaboration. “The impact of the pandemic has required companies to pivot overnight, reducing labor and IT costs while still serving their customers’ growing digital needs, and working entirely remotely,” said Jonathan Rende, senior vice president … continue reading

Report: Complexity replaces cost as the number one concern for WAN

Complexity and application performance have grown as the biggest concerns for global IT and network practitioners as modern applications become more distributed across on-premise data centers, multiple public clouds and edge locations. This is according to Aryaka’s 2020 State of the WAN study. “The two are interrelated since complexity negatively impacts application performance and therefore … continue reading

SysAid unveils drag-and-drop process builder for IT admins

IT and enterprise service management solution provider SysAid has announced the release of Workflow Designer, a drag-and-drop process builder for building and modifying workflows. According to the company, process managers with no formal training, coding experience or technical expertise will be able to easily create workflows on the fly. This ability can help increase IT admin … continue reading

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

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