Google Dominates CNCF Code Commits, Stackalytics Says The Stackalytics numbers show that Google was the source of nearly 53 percent of all code commits, which was seven-times more than the second largest contributor, Red Hat.
Microsoft Adds AzureDevOps Bug Bounty, Offers $20K Rewards This isn’t Microsoft’s first bounty program. Its largest reward offers up to $250,000 for finding critical flaws in its Hyper-V hypervisor.
Blockchain for Multi-Cloud Management? WANdisco’s Down to Boogie It uses consensus technology to maintain the perception of a single server system performing at LAN-speed, but in a distributed environment in which the servers may be thousands of miles apart.
AWS Unveils New Data Backup Service Amazon’s move into the backup space may hit some other backup vendors in the wallet, including Rubrik, Commvault, Veeam, and Kaseya.
New Malware Uninstalls Cloud Security Products, Unit 42 Researchers Say The new code can uninstall agent-based security software by Tencent Cloud and Alibaba Cloud, the top two cloud providers in China.
Log Management Company Scalyr Hires New CEO From Cisco, Preps For What’s Next Christine Heckart, who previously served as an SVP at Cisco, will take over as CEO from Scalyr co-founder Steve Newman.
Vodafone, IBM Launch $550 Million Multi-Cloud Joint Venture The new organization, co-led by Vodafone and IBM, will provide European companies with technologies that integrate and manage multiple clouds.
Knative Update Shows It’s Serious About Serverless The project is now working on a six-week release cycle cadence that will allow for smaller and more frequent updates.
IBM, Juniper Ink $325 Million Hybrid-Cloud Deal The deal will use IBM Watson’s cognitive capabilities to help with the operation of Juniper’s cloud and data center environments.
Veeam Lands $500M to ‘Dominate Multi-Cloud Data Management’ The investment comes on the heels of Veeam competitor Rubrik closing a $261 million funding round at a $3.3 billion valuation. And it’s yet another signal that the data management sector is hot.
VMware PKS Update Embraces Azure, Kubernetes Security VMware CEO Patrick Gelsinger told attendees at a recent investor conference that the company was “seeing [a] good uptick” in adoption of PKS.
AWS Buys TSO Logic to Help Customers Decide Where to Best Run Workloads With its entry into the private data center ecosystem, it now makes sense for AWS to help customers place their workloads where it's more cost effective.
DriveScale Says Composable Is the Answer to Data-Intensive Compute DriveScale’s founders wanted to solve the problem of infrastructure over-provisioning. The technology wasn’t called composable infrastructure back then.
Telefónica Validates Wind River’s Cloud Platform for its Unica Project The testing included work on the functional components of the Wind River virtualization platform, including interoperability with Open Source MANO (OSM) orchestration.
Cloud Security Acquisitions, OneLogin $100M Funding Round Preview What’s In Store The opening days of 2019 also saw Sophos purchase cloud security startup Avid Secure and Akamai Technologies reach a deal to acquire Janrain.
AMD President Says Its Next Epyc Server Processor Is the ‘Best the World Has Ever Seen’ Advanced Micro Devices, under the direction of its President and CEO Lisa Su, garnered some big headlines in 2018 for both its technology advances as well as its growing stock price.
TriggerMesh Clears Serverless Bridge Between AWS Lambda, Knative “We just opened up every Lambda function to run on Knative,” said Mark Hinkle, co-founder of TriggerMesh. “That’s a huge ecosystem.”
Equinix CEO: Interconnection Biz Booming, Edge Remains ‘Real, Strategic Question’ Equinix’s software-defined interconnection platform now has 13,000 virtual connections, according to CEO Charles Meyers.
Enterprises Spent $125B on IT Infrastructure in 2018, Says Synergy Research While Cisco maintained its dominance in the enterprise infrastructure market, HPE beat out the vendor in the data center server segment of the market.
AT&T, Nokia Tighten 5G Focus on O-RAN, Akraino The specific work is on developing a software platform for the RAN Intelligent Controller. That platform code will accelerate the deployment of open source software for the 5G radio access network.