SoftNAS Cloud Vulnerability Could Allow Hackers to Bypass Authentication The storage vendor isn’t aware of any customer attacks resulting from the vulnerability and said it could only have potentially affected a small portion of the customer base.
Portworx Doubles Cash Hoard, Drives More Security Into Storage Platform Hewlett Packard Enterprise is one of the new investors, having initially signed up for the Portworx Enterprise platform last year.
Kubernetes’ Push to the Edge Shows Innovation, Challenges “When you deal with Kubernetes in the core of a network, dealing with quarterly updates is one thing,” said Red Hat's Brian Gracely. “But when you have 2,000 branch offices that is a different model."
Nvidia Doubles Down on Data Center by Landing AWS, Pushing AI On the heels of its $6.9 billion Mellanox purchase, the chip company used the GPU Technology Conference to highlight its data center momentum.
VMware: Cloud Is the New Hardware and We’re the Unified Management Layer VMware’s latest cloud push includes more VMware Cloud on AWS regions, expanded multi-cloud management tools, and a new hyperconverged infrastructure device jointly engineered with Dell EMC.
Huawei, Oracle Infuse AI in the Cloud Enterprises are primarily using AI in the cloud to increase revenue and free up employees’ time to do tasks that are more valuable to the company.
Ericsson Ousts Huawei as TDC’s 5G Vendor in Denmark TDC CEO Allison Kirby told local media that the operator “is not blind” to the widely held concerns linked to Huawei and cybersecurity threats.
Intel, Fortanix Bash ‘Snake Oil’ Vendors, Call for Silicon-Enabled Security Companies spend more money on security products every year. And yet breaches are getting bigger and more costly. “It’s the biggest macro failure in investing ever,” said Intel’s Jim Gordon.
Juniper, Apstra, Big Switch Join Team Sonic Microsoft contributed the open source Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) to OCP in 2016. It uses the Linux kernel, and it allows cloud operators to share the same software stack across multiple switch vendors’ hardware.
Infovista Enhances Its SD-WAN for Managed Service Providers, Mid-Market Enterprises The update includes additional application intelligence capabilities, a cloud-based orchestrator, session-based routing and path selection, and a cloud application database.
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Microsoft Ziplines Into Open Source Storage, Facebook Launches AI Hardware OCP announced four other new projects at the summit: Inspur-led OpenRMC (stands for “rack management module”), Netronome-led Open Domain-Specific Accelerators, Facebook-led OCP Accelerator Module, and Nokia-led Open Edge.
Huawei Brings OCP’s Open Rack Into Its New Public Cloud Data Centers Open Rack will increase the environmental sustainability of the vendor’s future data centers and will improve its operational efficiencies.
Buoyant Buoyed by $10M in Funds for Service Mesh Battle With Istio “Much of Linkerd’s recent momentum is from folks coming to Linkerd after struggling with Istio,” explained Buoyant CEO William Morgan.
Tetrate Wraps Envoy, Istio Into an Easier to Deploy Service Mesh The platform provides a more consistent way for enterprises to manage their applications across multiple infrastructure locations.
Intel, Linux Foundation Launch Open Source Silicon Groups Both new groups formed just days before the granddaddy of open source hardware groups, Open Compute Project (OCP), holds its annual summit. All three focus on “fundamentally different areas,” said Intel’s Jim Pappas.
CloudFlare Raises $150M, Likely Delaying Its Expected IPO This round brings CloudFlare’s total funding to $330 million. Its investors include CapitalG (formerly Google Capital), Microsoft, Baidu, and Qualcomm.
F5 Networks Leaps Into DevOps With $670M Nginx Acquisition Nginx’s open-source web server for multi-cloud architecture powers more than 374 million websites, including many of the most popular sites online today.
Rancher Labs Submariner Project Links Kubernetes Clusters The open source project creates the necessary tunnels and routes between Kubernetes clusters that allow for direct connections regardless of their location.
Orange Inks $25M SD-WAN Deal With Global Engineering Firm Aurecon As part of the five-year deal, Aurecon will replace its Orange MPLS network with SD-WAN to increase its network capacity by four times.