With the acquisition closed, IBM goes all in on Red Hat

IBM’s massive $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat closed a few weeks ago and today, the two companies are now announcing the first fruits of this process. For the most part, today’s announcement further IBM’s ambitions to bring its products to any public and private cloud. That was very much the reason why IBM acquired […]

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How to Install VestaCP on a VPS (Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian)

What is Vesta Control Panel? Vesta Control panel (VestaCP) is an open source and light weight web hosting control panel with its core written in bash. Using VestaCP, one can manage web sites, mail server, database and much more with its clean and intuitive interface. This control panel does not consume too much server resources […]

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How to Install VestaCP on a VPS (Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian)

What is Vesta Control Panel? Vesta Control panel (VestaCP) is an open source and light weight web hosting control panel with its core written in bash. Using VestaCP, one can manage web sites, mail server, database and much more with its clean and intuitive interface. This control panel does not consume too much server resources […]

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Roblox EC-1, immigration requirements doubling, grief in the workplace, and cannabis startups

The Roblox EC-1 Following in the wake of our deep profiles of Patreon and Niantic, we have our next EC-1 package, this time on children’s gaming platform Roblox . Extra Crunch writer Sherwood Morrison has covered gaming and startups for years, and he got an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the incredibly popular startup with interviews […]

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With $34B Red Hat deal closed, IBM needs to execute now

In a summer surprise this week, IBM announced it had closed its $34 billion blockbuster deal to acquire Red Hat. The deal, which was announced in October, was expected to take a year to clear all of the regulatory hurdles, but U.S. and EU regulators moved surprisingly quickly. For IBM, the future starts now, and […]

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Microsoft makes a push for service mesh interoperability

Services meshes. They are the hot new thing in the cloud native computing world. At Kubecon, the bi-annual festival of all things cloud native, Microsoft today announced that it is teaming up with a number of companies in this space to create a generic service mesh interface. This will make it easier for developers to […]

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Announcing TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise this September in San Francisco

Of the many categories in the tech world, none is more ferociously competitive than enterprise. For decades, SAP, Oracle, Adobe, Microsoft, IBM and Salesforce, to name a few of the giants, have battled to deliver the tools businesses want to become more productive and competitive. That market is closing in on $500 billion in sales […]

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Red Hat and Microsoft are cozying up some more with Azure Red Hat OpenShift

It won’t be long before Red Hat becomes part of IBM, the result of the $34 billion acquisition last year that is still making its way to completion. For now, Red Hat continues as a stand-alone company, and is if to flex its independence muscles, it announced its second agreement in two days with Microsoft […]

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Microsoft and Red Hat launch a new event-driven Kubernetes autoscaling tool

It’s not a developer conference until somebody talks about Kubernetes, so it’s no surprise that Microsoft is highlighting a number of new features around the container orchestration service at its Build conference today. Most of these are relatively minor and involve features like better support for Azure Policy, new tools for building and debugging containers […]

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