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Ampere releases eMAG for hyperscale cloud computing; partners with Lenovo to deliver Ampere eMAG server platform

Ampere, which is developing an Arm-based server platform for the future of hyperscale cloud and edge computing, announced availability of its initial generation Armv8-A 64-bit processors for data centers. Already selected by Lenovo and several ODMs, the Ampere eMAG processors deliver improved total cost of ownership (TCO) value, high-performance compute, high memory capacity, and rich I/O to address cloud workloads including big data, web tier and in-memory databases. Ampere also […]

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Scality Zenko 1.0 frees both open source users and enterprises to leverage ideal services from public and private clouds

Scality announced Wednesday availability of Zenko 1.0, its cloud-native multi-cloud data controller. Available now in both open source and enterprise editions, Zenko was built from the ground up to address the challenges of modern cloud application development and data management, overcoming the challenges of complexity and lock-in that come with prevailing cloud storage services. Zenko will store all data unmodified so that it can be accessed and acted on in […]

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NetApp acquires StackPointCloud; creates multi-cloud Kubernetes control plane with cloud volumes to boost DevOps capabilities

NetApp announced on Tuesday that it acquired StackPointCloud, vendor of multi-cloud Kubernetes as-a-service and a contributor to the Kubernetes project. The combination of StackPointCloud with NetApp creates NetApp Kubernetes Service, a complete Kubernetes platform for multi-cloud deployments and a complete cloud-based stack for Azure, Google Cloud, AWS, and NetApp HCI. NetApp will also benefit from the knowledge and experience of StackPointCloud’s CEO Matt Baldwin and other members of the team. […]

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Zscaler secures AWS Security Competency status; delivers zero trust protection to authorized users and devices

Cloud security company Zscaler announced this week that Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) is the initial zero trust architecture to achieve Amazon Web Service (AWS) Security Competency status. The ZPA zero trust architecture securely connects authorized users and devices to named, internally managed applications without exposing the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) to the internet. With ZPA, applications connect to users via inside-out connections, making them invisible to unauthorized users and […]

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Lenovo enters into global alliance with NetApp to boost users’ digital transformation; launches ThinkShield by Lenovo end-to-end security lineup

Lenovo and NetApp have entered into a global multi-faceted, partnership to bring technology and a simplified experience to help customers modernize IT and accelerate their digital transformation. As innovation providers in high-performance computing and flash storage solutions, Lenovo and NetApp are positioned to bring technology and scale to enable customers worldwide to modernize their IT architectures from the edge to the core network to the cloud. The two companies are […]

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Chef Automate Incident Creation achieves application certification from ServiceNow to improve end-user visibility and productivity

Chef announced on Tuesday that it has received certification of its Chef Automate Incident Creation application with ServiceNow, available now in the ServiceNow Store. Certification by ServiceNow is only granted to apps available in the Store and signifies that the Chef Automate Incident Creation app has successfully completed a set of defined tests focused on Now Platform security, compatibility, performance and integration interoperability. The certification also ensures that best practices […]

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Renesas to acquire Integrated Device Technology for about US$6.7 billion to enhance position in the embedded solutions segment

Renesas Electronics and Integrated Device Technology announced on Monday that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Renesas will acquire IDT for US$49.00 per share in an all-cash transaction representing an equity value of approximately US$6.7 billion (approximately 733.0 billion yen at an exchange rate of 110 yen to the dollar). The acquisition combines two companies in the embedded processors and analog mixed-signal semiconductors, each with unique strengths in […]

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Veritone acquires Machine Box, boosts capabilities with building blocks for development of Artificial Intelligence offerings

Veritone Inc., vendor of operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE, announced on Monday its acquisition of Machine Box, a developer of machine learning technologies that give organizations a suite tools and models to create customized AI engines that can be deployed to enhance new or existing business solutions. The consideration paid by Veritone in the acquisition was $2.0 million, plus an earn-out of up to $3 million based on the […]

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Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is now FedRAMP authorized; available in AWS GovCloud (US)

Amazon Web Services announced this week that its Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is now FedRAMP authorized with a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) at the High Impact Level provided by the Joint Authorization Board (JAB). There is no additional charge for FedRAMP-compliant ElastiCache for Redis. United States government customers and their partners can now use the latest version of ElastiCache for Redis to process and store their FedRAMP systems, data, […]

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