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Cohesity announces availability of Cohesity DataPlatform Cloud edition on Amazon Web Services

Cohesity, vendor of hyperconverged secondary storage, announced this week that Cohesity DataPlatform Cloud Edition now runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). By extending the capabilities of its web-scale platform that enables businesses to run all secondary workloads seamlessly across on-premises and cloud infrastructures, Cohesity continues to meet the growing demand for efficient and easy-to-manage hybrid solutions. Cohesity customers can now manage all their secondary storage workloads including backup, disaster recovery, […]

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New Red Hat OpenShift Container platform joins infrastructure and services across hybrid cloud environments

Red Hat launched this week Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.7, its enterprise-grade Kubernetes container application platform. As application complexity and cloud incompatibility loom, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.7 helps IT organizations to build and manage applications that use services from the datacenter to the public cloud. The latest iteration of the enterprise Kubernetes platform includes native integrations with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Brokers that enable developers to […]

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Fedora 27 simplifies container storage, delivers containerized services by default and adds latest version of GNOME desktop

The Fedora Project, a Red Hat sponsored and community-driven open source collaboration, announced Tuesday general availability of Fedora 27, the latest version of the fully open source Fedora operating system. Fedora 27 delivers separate editions of the operating system, each designed with specific use cases in mind. At launch, Fedora 27 Atomic Host and Fedora 27 Workstation will be available, with the Fedora 27 Server launch expected in the coming […]

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Nutanix debuts developer-centric services; expands workload support to simplify IT in multi-cloud era

Nutanix announced Wednesday at its .NEXT Europe Conference that new developer-oriented services will be added to its enterprise cloud OS software. These services address the unique needs of the growing number of applications that enterprises need to deliver in a multi-cloud world. The new Acropolis Object Storage Service, Acropolis Compute Cloud (AC2) and Nutanix App Marketplace services target application development teams, making it simple to develop, test and run nearly […]

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Red Hat debuts OpenStack Platform 12 to boost IT flexibility and reduce complexity with Linux containers

Red Hat released OpenStack Platform 12, a new version of the company’s massively scalable and agile cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). Based on the OpenStack “Pike” release, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 introduces containerized services, improving flexibility while decreasing complexity for faster application development. Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 delivers many new enhancements, including upgraded DCI (distributed continuous integration) and improved security to help maintain data compliance and manage risk. Red Hat […]

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VMware announces intent to acquire VeloCloud with eye on improving software defined future

VMware Inc. announced on Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VeloCloud Networks, provider of cloud-delivered software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) technology for enterprises and service providers. Once the acquisition closes, VeloCloud will enable VMware to build on the success of its network virtualization platform, VMware NSXand expand its networking portfolio to address end-to-end automation, application continuity, branch transformation and security from data center to cloud to edge. […]

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Transaction Processing Performance Council announces benchmark for hyper-converged infrastructure

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) announced on Wednesday immediate availability of TPCx-HCI, the first application system-level benchmark for measuring the performance of hyper-converged infrastructure clusters. TPCx-HCI enables direct comparisons of price and performance between hyper-converged infrastructure platforms, which include hypervisors for virtualized computing, software-defined storage, virtualized networking and commodity servers. TPC members that contributed to the development of TPCx-HCI include Cisco, DataCore, Dell, HP Enterprise, Huawei, Microsoft, Nutanix, Oracle, […]

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Microsoft, PAREXEL form cloud technology alliance aimed at accelerating pace of drug development

Microsoft and global biopharmaceutical services organization PAREXEL on Tuesday announced a technology development alliance aimed at driving innovation across the life sciences industry with technology powered by Microsoft Azure. The collaboration between Microsoft and PAREXEL is designed to help the industry accelerate drug development and bring new therapies to patients sooner. The companies will combine Microsoft’s global cloud infrastructure, intelligent services, and research and development capabilities with PAREXEL’s global presence […]

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Ubuntu 17.10 releases with GNOME, Kubernetes 1.8; delivers minimal base images

Canonical released Thursday Ubuntu 17.10 featuring a new GNOME desktop on Wayland, and new versions of KDE, MATE and Budgie to suit a wide range of tastes. On the cloud, 17.10 brings Kubernetes 1.8 for hyper-elastic container operations, and minimal base images for containers. This is the 27th release of Ubuntu, a widely used Linux, and forms the baseline for features in the upcoming Long Term Support enterprise-class release in […]

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