Topic: microsoft

Windows Subsystem for Linux now generally available in Microsoft Store

Microsoft has made the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) generally available in the Microsoft Store, removing the preview label from the store listing. WSL enables developers to install a Linux distribution on their Windows machines,  With the latest release, WSL is now available in the Microsoft Store on both Windows 10 and Windows 11. This … continue reading

Dell expands zero trust offerings with identity and endpoint protection

Dell announced new services for Microsoft products that focus on zero trust, including Identity and Endpoint Protection with Microsoft Zero Trust.  The new capability aims to help companies achieve zero trust alignment by providing expert guidance, implementation services, adoption and change management strategies.  It provides assessments of Active Directory and Azure Active Directory and offers … continue reading

Kyndryl, Microsoft, and Dell Technologies announce new integrated hybrid cloud solution

Kyndryl, Microsoft, and Dell Technologies have all teamed up to provide a new solution to help customers accelerate their cloud transformation projects.  The integrated hybrid cloud solution brings together strengths from Microsoft Azure, Kyndryl managed services, and Dell Technologies infrastructure. The offering is called Kyndryl Distributed Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), and … continue reading

Microsoft introduces new cost management updates

Microsoft recently announced several updates that have been made regarding cloud cost management. These updates are intended to bring users visibility into what they are spending and where they are spending it so there are no surprises when it comes to the bill. The first of these updates is the ability to view costs in … continue reading

Weaveworks announces new integration with Microsoft

Weaveworks announced a new GitOps extension on Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes to govern and control hybrid and multi-cloud environments. The companies created the integration with a joint goal of providing a robust, secure and user-friendly solution to enable the running of Kubernetes clusters everywhere, from other public clouds to private … continue reading

Report: Small businesses receive 350% more social engineering attacks than enterprises, mostly from Microsoft impersonators

An average employee of a small business with less than 100 employees will receive 350% more social engineering attacks than an employee of a larger enterprise. The most commonly impersonated brand is Microsoft, used by cybercriminals in 57% of phishing attacks – the most prevalent social engineering attack of 2021.  These findings are from the … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: VMware Cross-Cloud services in AWS Marketplace; AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery; Microsoft and JetStream partnership

VMware has announced that Carbon Black Cloud and Tanzu are now available on the AWS Marketplace. According to VMware, this will provide customers with benefits like accelerating applications modernization, migrating workloads to the cloud, adopting a cloud operating model, and securely connecting a distributed workforce to cloud-based resources.  “Whether a customer has transitioned their business … continue reading

Pure Storage announces partnership with Microsoft Azure on Semiconductor chip design

Pure Storage announced that it partnered with Microsoft Azure to design a next-gen chip that will offer a data layer that can keep up with the needs of massive, concurrent high-performance computing (HPC) workloads running in the cloud.  FlashBlade at Equinix with Azure for EDA leverages cloud-adjacent storage for engineering design and automation workloads (EDA).  … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Barracuda RMM updates, Quest Software updates disaster recovery capabilities, and Avaya and Microsoft integration

Security company Barracuda has announced updates to its remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform Barracuda RMM. Key updates include integrations with Windows Defender, updates to Microsoft and third-party patch management, tighter integration with Barracuda Intronis Backup, and ServiceNow Service Desk integration.  “The continued enhancements we are making to Barracuda RMM are part of our ongoing … continue reading

Logz.io announces partnership with Microsoft

The open-source observability platform provider Logz.io announced a new strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure to streamline monitoring and observability workflows for cloud developers.  Azure users can now deploy the Logz.io platform directly from the Azure Console just with the click of a button. Logz.io’s unique approach to monitoring and observability combines open source tools such … continue reading

Microsoft acquires CloudKnox Security for privileged access capabilities

Microsoft announced that it acquired the cloud Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) provider CloudKnox Security to offer unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management.  “The company’s solution helps organizations right-size permissions and consistently enforce least-privilege principles to reduce risk, and it employs continuous analytics to help prevent security breaches and ensure compliance. This strengthens our … continue reading

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Windows Virtual Desktop is now Azure Virtual Desktop

Microsoft has announced it is rebranding Windows Virtual Desktop to Azure Virtual Desktop and adding a number of new features in public preview. It is making the change in order to support evolving needs of hybrid and remote work. “To help our customers and partners meet these new hybrid work demands, we are expanding our … continue reading

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