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AWS opens the Fargate to Kubernetes

AWS opens the Fargate to Kubernetes

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Cloud computing and containers go hand in hand. The mobility associated with the cloud is based on the ability for applications to run consistently across different environments. Containers make it possible to develop, maintain and troubleshoot apps in an isolated environment, reducing overall downtime and increasing security and portability. “It’s the right way to build […]

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Under Andy Jassy’s leadership, AWS keeps marching to its own tune

Under Andy Jassy’s leadership, AWS keeps marching to its own tune

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Last week’s gathering at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas featured plenty of news about new cloud products and services, but there was also music — lots and lots of music. In his three-hour keynote address last Tuesday, Amazon Web Services Inc. Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy was accompanied by a live band who played a […]

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Veritas becomes AWS Outposts partner as enterprises seek to protect data

Veritas becomes AWS Outposts partner as enterprises seek to protect data

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One of the many announcements to come from the AWS re:Invent gathering in Las Vegas last week was the general availability of Outposts, the company’s fully managed service to extend cloud infrastructure into the data center. There are a number of partners working with Amazon Web Services Inc. to implement Outposts for enterprise customers, and […]

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Google launches E2 family of virtual machines for smaller workloads

Google launches E2 family of virtual machines for smaller workloads

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Google LLC today launched a new tier of general-purpose virtual machines with “dynamic resource management” capabilities that help ensure a lower total cost of ownership for many kinds of application workloads. The new VMs, the E2 family, are targeted at workloads that don’t need such a large instance type or access to graphics processing units […]

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As cloud transformation gathers pace, Cisco sees big opportunity in multicloud

As cloud transformation gathers pace, Cisco sees big opportunity in multicloud

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Computer networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. hosts its annual analyst meeting Wednesday, where it will face a number of tough questions on how it plans to evolve its business as it heads into a new era of cloud transformation. In his latest Breaking Analysis video, Dave Vellante, chief analyst at SiliconANGLE sister market research firm Wikibon and co-host of […]

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Not so fast: Analyst says there are questions over whether Microsoft can deliver on JEDI

Not so fast: Analyst says there are questions over whether Microsoft can deliver on JEDI

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The decision in October to award the $10-billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, cloud modernization contract to Microsoft Corp. caught a number of industry observers by surprise. There could be more surprises to follow. At least one official within the Department of Defense is apparently questioning whether Microsoft has the ability to meet the […]

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Why cloud migrants can’t leave home without observability

Why cloud migrants can’t leave home without observability

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Safely ensconced on-premises, companies may have contemplated observability. Perhaps they built a serviceable observability system for fixing some common issues. They said, “One day, we’ll need always-on, end-to-end, state-of-the-art observability software — but not now.” If they’ve moved to cloud since then, that day may be today. The cloud — and particularly cloud-native applications — […]

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Digital adoption platform provider WalkMe raises $90M

Digital adoption platform provider WalkMe raises $90M

Digital adoption platform provider WalkMe raises $90M 8
Digital adoption platform provider WalkMe Ltd. has raised $90 million in new funding to allow it to further scale and assist enterprises empower digital transformation across their organizations. The Series G round was led by Vitruvian Partners and included previous investor Insight Partners. The new funding took WalkMe’s total amount raised to $307.5 million. Founded […]

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Data supplier to US government provider exposes birth certificates on cloud storage

Data supplier to US government provider exposes birth certificates on cloud storage

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Some 750,000 birth certificates have been found expose online in a yet another story of a company that didn’t secure its cloud storage, but this story has a twist: The provider was a third-party supplier of data to the U.S. government. The unnamed company, detected by Fidus Information Security Ltd. and first reported today by TechCrunch, […]

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Q&A: Riding the thousand-foot wave transforming how computing works

Q&A: Riding the thousand-foot wave transforming how computing works

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Computation, storage and networking are being carried away by this massive wave. But rather than staring at it or ignoring it, Steve Mullaney (pictured), president and chief executive officer of Aviatrix Systems Inc, advises riding it. This massive wave is about to transform how the enterprise builds and consumes IT … for good.  The success of […]

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