Topic: vmware

Platform9 launches managed Kubernetes service on VMware

Hybrid cloud provider Platform9 has announced a new managed Kubernetes service on VMware vSphere. According to the company, Platform9 Managed Kubernetes (PMK) will reduce the operational complexity of Kubernetes and provide out-of-the-box enterprise-grade capabilities, such as zero-touch upgrades, multi-cluster operations, high availability, and monitoring. PMK will allow organizations to modernize their VMware environments while also … continue reading

VMware to acquire Kubernetes solution provider Heptio

VMware is joining forces with Heptio on a shared vision to simplify Kubernetes and accelerate IT in a multi-cloud world. The company announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Kubernetes solution provider. “Kubernetes is emerging as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure that enables enterprise organizations to run modern applications,” said Paul Fazzone, … continue reading

Expanded services and capacity is coming to VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware and Amazon Web Services are expanding the services, capacity and geographic coverage of their jointly engineered, hybrid cloud offering that went live one year ago this week. The companies revealed they will add AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) and Elastic Block Storage (EBS) to VMware Cloud on AWS, during this week’s annual VMworld conference … 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

Morpheus Data updates its cloud management platform with new integrations for IT Ops teams

Morpheus Data has unveiled updates to its cloud management platform that enables IT operations teams to orchestrate software-defined networks, multi-cloud high availability, and leading configuration management tools. The platform includes more than 75 third-party tools, and provides a single platform for IT teams to access those tools, and provision and deploy applications. “Keeping up with … continue reading

VMware Kubernetes Engine enters public beta

Cloud computing and platform virtualization company VMware launched the public beta of its VMware Kubernetes Engine today, the latest addition to its VMware Cloud Services line of SaaS offerings. The enterprise-grade Kubernetes-as-a-Service beta runs on AWS, with Azure support coming soon, the company says. William Shelton, VP of product management at VMware wrote in the … continue reading

Aqua Security and VMware team up to protect VMs and containers

Aqua Security and VMware announced a new partnership to protect applications deployed across both virtual machines and containers. As part of the partnership, VMware’s AppDefense will combine with the Aqua Container Security platform in order to provide a security solution that covers containerized and non-containerized components. “The combined solution allows security teams to manage their … continue reading

Self-driving Ops: VMware’s vRealize to automate based on business intent

An upgrade of VMware’s vRealize Suite datacenter and cloud management tools slated for release next month will use predictive analytics to automate monitoring, provisioning and capacity utilization, based on the business intent of specific workloads. VMware’s vRealize Operations 6.7, a new release of the company’s datacenter and multi-cloud performance management tool, will introduce “self-driving operations” … continue reading

NAKIVO expands disaster recovery functionality Backup and Replication v7.4

Virtualization and cloud backup company NAKIVO has announced version 7.4 of NAKIVO Backup and Replication with a long list of features and improvements. According to the company, the biggest feature of the release is the automated VM disaster recovery for VMware, Hyper-V and Amazon Web Services.   “The new version [of Backup and Replication] provides … continue reading

VMware announces Kubernetes-based container service

Pivotal and VMware have announced the general availability of its Kubernetes-based container service Pivotal Container Service (PKS). The two companies along with Google Cloud announced it would be collaborating on PKS at a VMware conference in August. The initial version was released late last year. “As you evaluate your enterprise software portfolio, you’re going to have app … continue reading

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