Category: hybrid cloud

Google’s Looker purchase opens new front in cloud computing wars

Google’s Looker purchase opens new front in cloud computing wars

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Google LLC is making its largest acquisition in the public cloud market with the intended purchase of business intelligence firm Looker Data Sciences Inc. for $2.6 billion in an all-cash transaction announced this morning. The deal has the potential to help jumpstart Google’s efforts to compete better with much bigger public cloud leaders Amazon Web Services […]

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VMware CTO sees one unified platform anchoring customers’ multicloud plans

VMware CTO sees one unified platform anchoring customers’ multicloud plans

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A lot of VMware Inc.’s customers view it as what it was in the past: a company that “virtualizes” hardware to make data centers more flexible and efficient. Kit Colbert, chief technology officer of VMware’s cloud platform business unit, is here to tell them the company isn’t living in the past. “It’s important to understand […]

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Managing the multicloud will require lots of AI – but people too

Managing the multicloud will require lots of AI – but people too

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Business will increasingly run in multiple clouds, which means that managing this critical resource will become the core function of many information technology professionals. Automating the majority of multicloud management workloads will become a key initiative for IT departments that wish to cut costs, improve service levels and ensure strong governance. As noted in this […]

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At KubeCon, the Kubernetes ecosystem goes all-in on cloud-native

At KubeCon, the Kubernetes ecosystem goes all-in on cloud-native

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The Kubernetes ecosystem was on full display at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Barcelona this past week. But many of these providers weren’t simply supporting customers’ Kubernetes efforts to implement cloud-native architectures. They were also taking advantage of cloud-native approaches themselves. Here are the highlights: State in a stateless world Take, for […]

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Q&A: AWS ‘container czarina’ Abby Fuller weighs in on Kubernetes excitement

Q&A: AWS ‘container czarina’ Abby Fuller weighs in on Kubernetes excitement

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It’s a Kubernetes world, but it would be nothing without community collaboration. The open-source powerhouse has emerged as the de facto platform for managing containers — packaged software applications — across the hybrid landscape of public and private clouds. Its rapid adoption means players large and small are serving up their own flavor of Kubernetes, connecting everyone to this burgeoning […]

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Peak hype: Can Kubernetes survive the booms and busts of cloud services?

Peak hype: Can Kubernetes survive the booms and busts of cloud services?

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Five years after its creation, Kubernetes has become all the rage in open-source computing. The free platform for managing container orchestration is helping along digital transformation initiatives across the enterprise landscape, automating away the tough work of deploying and monitoring software applications in multicloud and hybrid cloud environments. So will the Kubernetes ecosystem continue to […]

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Stratoscale furthers its drive toward a multicloud hybrid platform

Stratoscale furthers its drive toward a multicloud hybrid platform

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Continuing its evolution from a provider of hyperconverged software into the developer of a full private cloud software stack, Stratoscale Ltd. today introduced a new version of its namesake offering. Version 5 adds new identity management services along with support for message buses, domain name services, improved monitoring and database replication. It also adds improved services for […]

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Traditional IT services are ‘dead’; next-gen cloud services in sight, says Rackspace VP

Traditional IT services are ‘dead’; next-gen cloud services in sight, says Rackspace VP

Traditional IT services are ‘dead’; next-gen cloud services in sight, says Rackspace VP 9
The first shift toward public cloud services has made a rich yet extremely complicated digital disruption in the technological industry, and traditional IT services are dead — at least that’s the view of Prashanth Chandrasekar (pictured), senior vice president and general manager of Rackspace Inc, which claims to have the industry’s broadest portfolio of applications, data, security […]

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At Red Hat Summit, automation of hybrid cloud management steps to the forefront

At Red Hat Summit, automation of hybrid cloud management steps to the forefront

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Hybrid-cloud computing has been a dominant focus of recent enterprise information technology industry events. Already this year, Wikibon has seen significant hybrid-cloud solution announcements from Cisco Systems Inc., IBM Corp. and Google LLC. This week at its annual developer event in Boston, Red Hat Inc. took its already-strong hybrid-cloud portfolio to the next level of automated sophistication. In […]

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