SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for January 18, 2019: Vodafone and IBM launch a multi-cloud joint venture, and AWS buys TSO Logic to help customers decide where to best run workloads.
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.
The new organization, co-led by Vodafone and IBM, will provide European companies with technologies that integrate and manage multiple clouds.
The deal will use IBM Watson’s cognitive capabilities to help with the operation of Juniper’s cloud and data center environments.
Knative is seen as an important catalyst for unifying the dozens of serverless platforms in the market.
Open source and containers found themselves at the center of M&A activity this year.
The news comes as other manufactures including TSMC race to bring their next-gen silicon to market — and challenge Intel’s long-standing chip dominance in the data center.
While the government didn’t name the network providers, Reuters reports that HPE and IBM were among the compromised networks.
The latest flaw was coincidentally announced on the same day as the latest version of Kubernetes was released. Project members said security concerns do not impact the release cycle.
The company closed 100 deals valued in excess of $1 million and added more than 100 new customers to both its OpenShift and Ansible platforms during the quarter.
AWS argues that it has a “direct and substantial economic interests at stake.” It says Oracle’s conflict-of-interest accusations are “meritless.”
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) once again came in No. 2, with 16.3 percent revenue share or $3.81 billion.
The new converged infrastructure combines IBM’s NVMe flash storage and software with Mellanox networking on Nvidia servers. It also uses Nvidia’s AI software stack.
Oracle’s lawsuit alleges conflicts of interest and says two people involved in the procurement process have close ties to Amazon Web Services.
Etcd is the primary storage location for Kubernetes and needs to be established before Kubernetes can be run on a system.