Cavirin speeds up the process of keeping customers’ hybrid clouds safe

The introduction of Version 6 of Cavirin‘s cloud security and compliance product delivers more efficient reporting and remediation.

Rapid response to threats and awareness of a system’s health is a critical factor. The new AWS baseline policy addresses this issue by gathering system-wide security and compliance status information and condensing this crucial information into a single and easily understood view.

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Akraino Release 4 extends Kubernetes to more edge use cases

LF Edge announced the availability of Akraino Release 4 featuring additional blueprints that support various deployments of Kubernetes across the edge, from Industrial IoT, to Public Cloud, Telco, and Machine Learning (ML).

Akraino delivers an open source software stack for edge computing systems and applications. New use cases and new and existing blueprints provide an edge stack for Industrial Edge, Public Cloud Edge Interface, Federated ML, KubeEdge, Private LTE/5G, SmartDevice Edge, Connected Vehicle, AR/VR, AI at the Edge, Android Cloud Native, SmartNICs, Telco Core and Open-RAN, NFV, IOT, SD-WAN, SDN, MEC, etc.

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Hazelcast Releases Cloud-based Architecture for Financial Services Risk Management Applications

Hazelcast Cloud Enterprise is now available on all major clouds, including Google Cloud Platform

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Hazelcast, the fast cloud application platform, is releasing a reference implementation that simplifies a financial service organization’s ability to execute and scale financial risk calculations in the cloud while gaining real-time performance and fully-utilizing the resource-heavy investment. Additionally, Hazelcast is also announcing the availability of its managed service, Hazelcast Cloud Enterprise, on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), which was used as the environment for this reference implementation.

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The Linux Foundation and IBM Announce New Open Source Projects to Promote Racial Justice

The Linux Foundation will host seven Call for Code for Racial Justice projects created by IBM and Red Hat employees

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced it will host seven projects from Call for Code for Racial Justice, an initiative driven by IBM and Creator David Clark Cause to urge the global developer ecosystem and open source community to contribute to solutions that can help confront racial inequalities.

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Tigera Introduces Industry’s First Cloud-Native SaaS for Kubernetes Security and Observability

Tigera, the inventor and maintainer of Project Calico, today announced an industry-first, pay-as-you-go software as a service (SaaS) for Kubernetes security and observability. With Calico Cloud, users only pay for services consumed and are billed monthly, getting immediate value without upfront investment.

Calico Cloud gives DevOps, DevSecOps, and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) teams a single pane of glass across multi-cluster and multi-cloud Kubernetes environments to deploy a standard set of egress access controls, enforce security policies for compliance, and observe and troubleshoot applications.

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Oracle Adds Roving Edge Infrastructure to Hybrid Cloud Services

Oracle Adds Roving Edge Infrastructure to Hybrid Cloud Services

While many workloads are headed to the public cloud, there is still a clear need for hybrid cloud technologies, according to Oracle.

In a bid to serve the needs of its hybrid cloud customers, Oracle on Feb. 9 announced Roving Edge Infrastructure, which brings ruggedized hardware to the edge of the network. With Roving Edge Devices, Oracle is filling in its portfolio of hybrid cloud services, which already includes a number of on-premises offerings, including Cloud@Customer and the Oracle Cloud VMware Solution.

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Jetstack Launches Enterprise-grade Machine Identity Management for Cloud Native Platforms

Jetstack Secure builds on popular Cloud Native open source project

Jetstack, a Kubernetes product and services provider and Venafi company, today announced the launch of Jetstack Secure, its new flagship product which extends the core value of the highly popular cert-manager open source project.

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GitLab Announces New Report on Remote Work: Navigating the Shift from Office Mentality to Lifestyle Mentality

Survey finds remote workers value what they gain in working from home: time with family/community (37%); outdoors/health (30%); more efficient schedules (26%)

GitLab, the DevOps platform delivered as a single application and one of the world’s largest all-remote companies, released today its new report on remote work, Out of the Office: How the world adapted to working remotely in 2020. For this report, GitLab surveyed working professionals around the world over the course of three months, with a focus on those whose fields are amenable to remote work. A benchmark follow up to The Remote Work Report: The Future of Work is Remote — launched just days before the majority of the world shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 — this report highlights how the pandemic rapidly reshaped the remote work landscape and accelerated a growing trend of workplace flexibility.

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Report finds the value in open source skills

When it comes to what skills developers should be learning, a recent report found organizations and technology managers value open source. According to the report, which was conducted by O’Reilly Media and commissioned by IBM, the increasing adoption of hybrid cloud is driving the importance of open source skills. IBM predicts hybrid cloud adoption will grow by 47% over the next three years and organizations will be using an average of six hybrid clouds.

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‘Big 3’ Public Cloud Providers Continue Their Explosive Growth

AWS, Google and Microsoft are all still growing their cloud revenues, though for Google that growth is coming with some high costs.

The “Big Three” public cloud providers continued to grow at a frantic pace at the end of 2020, as revealed by quarterly earnings reported by Amazon, Microsoft and Google.

Microsoft was the first to report, revealing on Jan. 26 that its second-quarter fiscal 2021 revenue for its commercial cloud activities came in at $16.7 billion, for a 34% year-over-year gain. Google’s parent company Alphabet reported its fourth-quarter fiscal 2020 earnings on Feb. 2, with cloud revenue of $3.8 billion, growing from $2.6 billion in the third quarter. Rounding out the Big Three public cloud providers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) also reported its fourth-quarter fiscal 2020 results on Feb. 2 with cloud revenue of $12.7 billion, up by 28% year-over-year.

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