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The Linux Foundation advances Ceph Foundation to manage data growth and information generated from cloud, container, AI applications

The Linux Foundation announced this week that over 30 global technology leaders are forming a new foundation to support the Ceph open source project community to manage the massive growth in data and information generated from cloud, container and AI applications. The Ceph project develops a unified distributed storage system providing applications with object, block, and file system interfaces. Founding Premier members of Ceph Foundation include Amihan, Canonical, China Mobile, […]

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Pavilion Data releases NVMe all-flash array with improved write speed; enhanced security enhancements

Pavilion Data Systems announced on Monday latest version of its rack-scale flash array, delivering high write performance and bandwidth of any all-flash array. Pavilion achieves write speeds of 60 GB/s for a single system or 15 GB/s per rack-unit with RAID 6 enabled, allowing high-ingest, low-latency applications such as large-scale data analytics to process larger volumes of data faster. The new product release also includes encryption-at-rest with third-party key management […]

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 renewed FIPS 140-2 security certifications from National Institute of Standards and Technology

Red Hat Inc., provider of open source solutions, announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 has renewed the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS 140-2) security certifications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Red Hat now holds more than 20 active FIPS validations that meet the criteria for use by U.S. government agencies, maintaining Red Hat’s commitment to providing open, more secure innovation to the public sector. FIPS […]

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Dell EMC enhances hybrid cloud and data center operations for VMware environments

Dell EMC, provider of cloud infrastructure , announces key portfolio enhancements and integrations with VMware designed to help customers further automate operations of their modern data center and hybrid cloud environments. These new capabilities allow businesses to accelerate innovation, simplify operations and speed overall IT transformation initiatives. The increasing amount of data being driven by both traditional and modern application workloads is pushing greater demand for automation and bandwidth both […]

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VMware to acquire Heptio in bid to boost adoption of Kubernetes on-premises, across multi-cloud environments

VMware Inc. announced Tuesday at VMworld 2018 Europe that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Heptio, a vendor in the open Kubernetes ecosystem. Heptio’s products and expertise help organizations deploy and operationalize Kubernetes. Terms were not disclosed. Founded in 2016 by Joe Beda and Craig McLuckie, two of the creators of Kubernetes, Heptio has applied its unique insight to a growing set of products, open source projects and […]

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FireMon updates its hybrid cloud security offerings with improved visibility and orchestration capabilities

FireMon announced on Thursday latest versions of the FireMon Security Manager and Lumeta Spectre platforms, which now deliver full visibility into enterprise attack surfaces and complete network anomaly detection across on-premises, virtual and cloud environments. With this added functionality, FireMon, the company that pioneered Network Security Policy Management as a critical business function, further solidifies its position by enabling enterprises to automate and orchestrate security operations, so they are more […]

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IBM will acquire Red Hat for around US$34 billion; provide open approach to clouds with enhanced security, portability

IBM and Red Hat announced on Sunday that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for US$190 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion. This acquisition brings together the best-in-class hybrid cloud providers and will enable companies to securely move all business applications to the cloud. Companies today […]

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Data Theorem debuts automated API discovery and security analysis offering for enterprise serverless and microservices applications

Data Theorem introduced on Thursday its automated API discovery and security inspection solution aimed at addressing API security threats introduced by enterprise serverless and microservices applications, including Shadow APIs. With this launch, users can automate API discovery and security inspection seamlessly into their DevOps practices and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) processes to protect any modern application. This sector is seeing a rapid rise of new applications built with modern tools […]

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Red Hat, NVIDIA regulate on open source offerings to accelerate emerging workloads like artificial intelligence

Red Hat announced on Tuesday that it is collaborating with NVIDIA to bring a new wave of open innovation around emerging workloads like artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning and data science to enterprise data centers around the world. Driving this effort is the certification of enterprise Linux platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, on NVIDIA DGX-1 systems. This certification provides a foundation for the rest of the Red Hat portfolio, including […]

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