Topic: multicloud

The tradeoffs of moving to the cloud can be alleviated with a hybrid approach

Cloud adoption is at an all-time high, but massive outages, such as last week’s AWS outage have highlighted that there are indeed some tradeoffs that occur when moving to the cloud, such as their applications being unavailable when their cloud provider experiences an outage. Even though systems are designed for reliability — especially at the … continue reading

Kyndryl and VMware expand their modernization-focused partnership

Kyndryl and VMware today announced that they will expand their existing app modernization and multicloud services partnership.  According to the companies, the primary goal of the expanded partnership is to accelerate IT and business reinvention for customers through the integration of the two companies’ offerings, which includes Kyndryl’s design, build, and managed services.  “We’re excited … continue reading

Robin.io updates platform to support movement across clouds

Robin.io wants to make it easier for users to adopt hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. The 5G and enterprise app automation platform provider announced the Robin Cloud-Native platform now allows users to move complex stateful apps across clouds.  According to the company, hybrid or multi-cloud strategies help support growing infrastructure needs, but with each cloud having … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: HashiCorp raises $175 million, Axis Security, and Nutanix Objects 2.0

Multi-cloud infrastructure automation software provider HashiCorp announced a $175 million series E round of funding, bringing the company’s valuation to $5.1 billion.  According to the company, the new funding will help it provide multi-cloud infrastructure automation to organizations around the cloud and expand research and development efforts. In addition, it will expand its field, support … continue reading

Microsoft and Oracle aim to make cloud interoperability a reality

Two rival cloud providers are teaming up to bring hybrid and multi-cloud deployment to fruition. Microsoft and Oracle today announced a new partnership that will connect Microsoft Azure to the Oracle Cloud. “The majority of large enterprises around the world use both Oracle and Microsoft solutions to power their businesses, running these solutions side-by-side in … continue reading

TrilioVault 3.0 expands backup and recovery options

Trilio has announced the latest release of TrilioVault, version 3.0. According to the company, this release marks a step forward in providing data protection to OpenStack and KVM users as they build public, private, and multicloud infrastructures. TrilioVault 3.0 expands the solution’s backup target options by adding support for both on-premises and cloud storage via … continue reading

Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 released with improved automation across multicloud infrastructures

Red Hat announced the general availability of the latest version of its IT automation platform Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 today. The release adds improvements to three key areas of automation — simplifying multicloud provisioning, enhancing network capabilities and simplifying management in Windows. According to the company, it was able to simplify multicloud provisioning through … continue reading

Juniper Networks is enabling end-to-end multicloud policy and control with new offering

Juniper Networks has announced it is expanding Contrail Enterprise Multicloud to enable end-to-end policy and control capabilities. It will support any workload in multi-vendor networking environments, as well as most cloud server deployments. According to the company, most organizations need at least two controllers to manage all of their overlay, underlay, and network devices. With … continue reading

BMC’s new ITSM focus: AIOps and multi-cloud

A decade ago, BMC’s Remedy was among the leading help desk and IT Service Management platforms. While it’s still a gold standard at many large organizations, it follows in the shadow of ServiceNow. Private equity firm Bain Equity led a leveraged buyout of BMC in 2013. Observers wondered if BMC could revive its fortunes and … continue reading

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