Hewlett Packard Enterprise is one of the new investors, having initially signed up for the Portworx Enterprise platform last year.
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“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."
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’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.
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.
TDC CEO Allison Kirby told local media that the operator “is not blind” to the widely held concerns linked to Huawei and cybersecurity threats.
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.
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.
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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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.
Open Rack will increase the environmental sustainability of the vendor’s future data centers and will improve its operational efficiencies.
“Much of Linkerd’s recent momentum is from folks coming to Linkerd after struggling with Istio,” explained Buoyant CEO William Morgan.
The platform provides a more consistent way for enterprises to manage their applications across multiple infrastructure locations.
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.