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Virtuozzo teams with Jelastic to offer Virtuozzo DevOps to simplify, accelerate application management

Virtualization provider Virtuozzo announced Monday a partnership with Jelastic, a DevOps cloud platform with Docker containers support, through which the partners launched Virtuozzo DevOps, an application orchestration platform that simplifies and accelerates internal development processes. This offering is targeted at mid-size and large enterprise customers with in-house development and production infrastructure and ISVs selling apps via SaaS models to external customers. The joint offering can be downloaded and installed by […]

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PLUMgrid debuts CloudSecure to strengthen security for containers and OpenStack clouds

PLUMgrid announced Monday CloudSecure with the upcoming release of PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite (ONS) 6.0 and CloudApex 2.0 to deliver a comprehensive security solution. Building on its micro-segmentation and security service insertion technologies, PLUMgrid re-enforced its security solution with new policy-based virtual tap, monitoring and visualization of security policies, and an ecosystem of security offerings including Intel’s Open Security Controller, Fortinet Fortigate NGFW, Check Point security solutions and Rackspace Private […]

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Mirantis partners with Suse to deliver enterprise Linux support

Mirantis and Suse announced on Tuesday a joint collaboration to offer Mirantis OpenStack customers support for enterprise Linux. Both companies will collaborate technically to establish Suse Linux Enterprise Server as a development platform for use with Mirantis OpenStack. The companies will also collaborate to support Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS, making Mirantis a one-stop shop for OpenStack support on the leading enterprise Linux distributions. This  partnership positions SUSE as […]

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Toshiba’s ZD6000 NVMe SSD powers DDN IME14K all-flash application and file system accelerator software

Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) announced Wednesday that its ZD6000-series Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) solid state drives (SSD) now feature the quality, capacity, and reliability necessary to enable the latest application acceleration and burst buffer technologies of DataDirect Networks (DDN). This alignment leveraging the ZD6000 drives within the DDN IME14K appliance offers high performance, offers critical redundancy, and a low latency profile at the application layer, providing impressive compute ROI. […]

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Oracle set to acquire cloud company NetSuite for US$9.3 billion in cash

Oracle announced on Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire cloud company NetSuite for a transaction value of US$109.00 per share in cash, or approximately $9.3 billion. The addition of NetSuite will enable Oracle to expand its ability to support customers of any size in more industries and more countries. The proposed transaction is expected to close later this year. Until the transaction closes, Oracle and […]

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Microsoft announces general availability of Azure Logic Apps to enhance SaaS, enterprise applications

Microsoft announced Wednesday announced general availability of Azure Logic Apps, Microsoft’s Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) offering that enables rapid, enterprise-grade, hybrid application connectivity. At the Integrate 2016 conference in London, the Redmond, Washington-based software vendor shared its vision to build a comprehensive hybrid integration platform that allows customers to seamlessly connect traditional on-premises systems and cloud-native applications. Logic Apps forms an integral part of this strategy, and its general availability marks […]

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Virtuozzo debuts hyper-converged offering based on open source technology and optimized KVM

Virtuozzo announced on Monday general availability of Virtuozzo 7. With this new version, the platform ushers in a new level of portability, reliability, and performance, especially for customers in large data center environments where vendor flexibility, as well as low latency, is critical. Virtuozzo 7 includes optimized KVM with rebuilt hypervisor core on top of open-source KVM resulting in better density, performance and security; rebootless kernel updates with ReadyKernel with […]

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70 percent of IT pros use containers due to their efficiency, flexibility and cost savings, according to NetEnrich survey

NetEnrich released Thursday results of a survey of 200 IT professionals that ran online in June, focused on the use of containers and related technologies by US companies. The key takeaway from the survey was that companies appear to be moving quickly to deploy container technologies, with 70 percent of respondents currently using containers, and another 21 percent indicating they plan to do so soon. According to the results of […]

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Rubrik teams up with Pure Storage for management simplicity, resiliency and performance

Converged data management vendor Rubrik advanced performance levels with a solution comprised of the Rubrik r300/r500 Series and the Pure Storage FlashArray//m family. Rubrik’s Converged Data Management software powers the company’s r300/r500 Series appliances, which deliver automated backup, instant recovery, unlimited replication, and data archival at infinite scale. Customers using Rubrik and Pure Storage to protect and run their workloads, have achieved quicker time-to-value, from months to hours; reductions in […]

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