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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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Red Hat collaborates with Redis Labs to deliver pre-built and packaged offering to run Redis Enterprise as a stateful service on OpenShift

Redis Labs announced on Tuesday collaboration with Red Hat to make Redis Enterprise available as a hosted and fully-managed database service on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, with built-in support for Kubernetes Operators. This collaboration enables joint customers to more deploy and manage the multi-model Redis Enterprise database as a stateful Kubernetes service, with a goal of enabling customers to automate database management, streamline operations, deliver cloud portability and simplify […]

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Cloudify, Lumina Networks partner to automate networks, enabling agile service deployment

Cloudify Platform and Lumina Networks have announced a strategic partnership to bring agility to service providers with legacy and virtualized networks. The two companies will cooperate on customer deployments to automate service delivery without vendor lock-in. On the heels of a tier-one service provider production deployment, the two companies will productize a new open source plug-in to enable service orchestration for brownfield networks that want to deploy NFV. Lumina Networks […]

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Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11 is ready to power enterprise Kubernetes deployments

Red Hat announced this week Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11, its comprehensive enterprise-based Kubernetes platform, which is generally available and ready for download. OpenShift Container Platform 3.11 ships with Kubernetes 1.11, along with several notable features to better streamline Day 2 cluster and application operations. In short, Red Hat has improved central administration for clusters, environments, and users easier, while providing expanded Prometheus capabilities for gathering Kubernetes-native metrics. Red […]

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NVIDIA debuts RAPIDS, its open-source GPU-acceleration platform for large-scale data analytics and machine learning

NVIDIA announced on Wednesday a GPU-acceleration platform for data science and machine learning, which enables even the largest companies to analyze massive amounts of data and make accurate business predictions at improved speed. RAPIDS open-source software gives data scientists a giant performance boost as they address highly complex business challenges, such as predicting credit card fraud, forecasting retail inventory and understanding customer buying behavior. Reflecting the growing consensus about the […]

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MarkLogic Data Hub Service turns enterprise data into business value to integrate data from silos and deliver on data lakes

MarkLogic Corp., an operational and transactional enterprise NoSQL database provider, launched Tuesday the MarkLogic Data Hub Service, which provides fast and cost-effective way for enterprises to integrate, store, harmonize, analyze and secure mission-critical data in the cloud. MarkLogic Data Hub Service amplifies the power of the company’s Data Hub technology by lowering the cost and operational burden of integrating large swaths of business and user data. This curated data fuels […]

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SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer 12.0 introduces query performance analyzer, table tuning advisor for workload optimization

SolarWinds, provider of IT management software, announced this week availability of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) 12.0, a database and query performance monitoring, analysis, and tuning tool built for existing databases. These enhancements are designed to help database professionals identify and pinpoint the root cause of slow database queries, and optimize database tables to help ensure the speed of business-critical applications that rely on them. SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer is […]

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