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HPE set to acquire Cloud Technology Partners to improve competence in cloud consulting services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced on Tuesday its intention to acquire Cloud Technology Partners (CTP), a born-in-the-cloud services company with strong enterprise experience and DNA. CTP helps IT organizations move to the cloud by helping them determine which applications are optimal for both public and private clouds, executing the migrations, while helping them transform their organizations for the future. It also helps its clients build new and disruptive solutions using […]

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Canonical expands enterprise Kubernetes on cloud and on-premises

Canonical announced recently two consulting packages for enterprise Kubernetes deployments, and expanded enterprise support to include serverless infrastructure from Galactic Fog, container management workflows from Rancher, and Weave Cloud from Weaveworks. Canonical Ubuntu is an OS for cloud operations – public and private – and Canonical works with AWS, Azure, Google and Oracle to optimise Ubuntu guests for containers on those clouds. Canonical also works with Google GKE to enable […]

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Talend Community will help developers create a one-stop shop for product downloads, knowhow, support

Talend, provider of cloud and big data integration solutions, unveiled Thursday a new Talend Community, improving the ability for developers to collaborate, get technical help, share expertise, and remain on the leading edge of data integration. Talend Community provides a direct channel of support, education, and thought leadership to users of Talend’s enterprise solutions and open source products, and is an important component of Talend’s overall global market ecosystem that […]

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Amazon EFS now delivers additional permissions for enhanced control of directory and file access

Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) supports the use of setgid and sticky bit special permissions on directories. This new capability allows users to customize access permissions for shared directories across a set of file system users. When the setgid permission is set on a directory, files created in the directory belong to the group associated with the directory (instead of the group to which the user creating the file […]

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Amazon EC2 Systems Manager adds maintenance window task types for automation, AWS Lambda

Amazon EC2 Systems Manager recently announced that it now supports Systems Manager Automation, AWS Step Functions, and AWS Lambda maintenance window task types, allowing users to schedule complex workflows across Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources. Previously, users could schedule a discrete action with Systems Manager Run Command in a maintenance window. Now, they can execute sophisticated and complex workflows in a maintenance window by scheduling a Systems Manager Automation document, […]

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InfluxData unveils new version of its cloud service to include visualization, control capabilities

InfluxData, an open source platform provider built from the ground up for metrics and events, announced Wednesday an update for InfluxCloud, the fully supported, managed and hosted version of the InfluxData platform to scale with the business. InfluxCloud has been updated to version 1.3, and includes an enhanced visualization experience through Chronograf, the visualization and administrative user interface for the InfluxData platform. Other updates include support for role-based access to […]

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Splunk Insights for AWS Cloud Monitoring delivers analytics-based approach to cloud migration visibility

Splunk Inc., provider of software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, announced Monday Splunk Insights for AWS Cloud Monitoring, a solution that helps organizations drive more value from their journey to the cloud. Splunk Insights for AWS Cloud Monitoring delivers an analytics-based approach to cloud monitoring to address these challenges head-on by providing end-to-end visibility into a customer’s AWS infrastructure, delivering real-time awareness of performance, health, configuration, security and infrastructure spend. […]

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Nimbus Data launches ExaDrive multiprocessor SSDs that include software-defined architecture

Nimbus Data unveiled this week ExaDrive, its software and multiprocessor solution for next-generation solid state drives (SSDs). Based on a patent-pending architecture, ExaDrive enables OEMs to offer SSDs with enhanced storage capacity, unmatched density, superior longevity, and the lowest energy consumption per terabyte. With an interface and form factor identical to HDDs, but with vastly more capacity, ExaDrive will accelerate flash adoption in the data center. Viking Technology and SMART […]

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Morro Data debuts CloudNAS storage offering with performance of local NAS in cloud storage environment

Morro Data announced Tuesday two new storage service offerings that eliminate the need for local Network Attached Storage (NAS) by delivering the benefits of cloud storage with the performance and reliability of local NAS at a price point that makes sense. Named CloudNAS and CloudNAS Business, these solutions help save users’ hours of productivity every week, while simultaneously reducing operating costs by as much as 80 percent. These services span […]

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