CloudBees Stings DevOps Rivals With Electric Cloud Acquisition Electric Cloud was recently stationed as a leader in a Forrester Research report on continuous delivery and release automation.
Equinix SDN-Based Cloud Exchange Fabric Goes Global More than 1,400 customers including enterprises, cloud providers, and network service providers use the fabric to privately interconnect clouds, networks, and services across regions and continents.
Is Google’s Cloud Strategy the Ultimate Trojan Horse? Google is saying we're OK with being your No. 2 choice — for now. While Amazon and Microsoft tout customers going all-in on AWS and Azure, Google embraces hybrid cloud.
OpenStack Stein Saunters Closer to Kubernetes, 5G, and the Edge The OpenStack community is "focused on the needs of users," thus it "naturally includes many Kubernetes-focused updates," explained OpenStack Foundation Executive Director Jonathan Bryce.
Google Cloud Moves Into Data Centers, AWS, and Microsoft Azure With Anthos Anthos, which is based on Kubernetes and fully managed by Google, runs on premises and supports multiple clouds including AWS and Azure.
HPE and Nutanix Kiss and Make Up, Formalize Hybrid Cloud Partnership The partners still “compete every day in the marketplace for hyperconverged deals — we haven’t been shy in having conversations about that,” said HPE’s Paul Miller.
AT&T Aims to ‘Break the Vendor and Technology Lock-In’ The operator contributed the initial seed code for the 5G RAN Intelligent Controller, which was co-developed with Nokia, to the Linux Foundation in partnership with the O-RAN Alliance as open source software.
CNCF Remains Focused as Cloud Native Interest Soars Dan Kohn, executive director of CNCF, said the group this year is targeting the broader telecom market.
MemVerge Raises $24.5M for Intel Optane-Based Infrastructure Software The software, when applied to Intel's persistent memory hardware, improves the performance and speed of big data workloads and use cases.
VMware Refreshes Cloud Management Platform The new release enables planning for “what-if” scenarios — things like determining the impact of adding hyperconverged infrastructure capacity or comparing the costs of moving workloads across different clouds.
VMware Fixes Security Flaws in vCloud Director, Hypervisor Software The company issued patches for vulnerabilities found in vCloudDirector for service providers as well as VMware EXSi, Workstation, and Fusion.
Packet, Ampere Take On AWS With Bare Metal Arm Servers Amazon also offers Arm-based compute instances in its public cloud, but Packet and Ampere say theirs is more powerful.
Hyperscale Operators Are Driving Colocation Market Growth This follows data from Synergy Research Group that hyperscale operators increased their capex by 48 percent in 2018.
Barefoot Networks Innovates at the Nexus of 5G and Telemetry Programmable chip and analytics software are helping deliver on the 5G promises of lower latency and higher bandwidth with segment routing and in-band network telemetry.
Pivotal, Gravitational, and Google Water Kubernetes Expansion A recent Rightscale enterprise survey found 48 percent of enterprises use Kubernetes to manage their container deployments.
Oracle Reportedly Axes Hundreds of Jobs, Insists Its Cloud ‘Future Is Bright’ The layoffs follow the recent departures of two top cloud executives. Both quit Oracle to join Google.
Liqid CEO Plots World Domination, Talks Composable Infra at the Edge Sumit Puri says his composable infrastructure startup is “gonna take over the world.” The only question is when.
Colt Rides Cisco for Ethernet Routing on 5G Backhaul The new capability allows mobile operators to self provision for guaranteed SLAs based on latency and bandwidth demand.
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."
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.