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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VMware acquires Bitnami to deliver packaged applications anywhere

VMware announced today that it’s acquiring Bitnami, the package application company that was a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2013 class. The companies didn’t share the purchase price. With Bitnami, the company can now deliver more than 130 popular software packages in a variety of formats such as Docker containers or virtual machine, an […]

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Uber’s trading debut: who was (and wasn’t) at the opening bell

Uber finally made its debut Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, ending its decade-long journey from startup to publicly traded company. So far, it’s been a ho-hum beginning with shares opening at $42, down from the IPO price. The share price is hovering just under $44. Thirteen people, including executives, early employees, drivers and […]

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Denver-based Managed Service Provider Faction Secures $14 Million

Faction Managed Service Provider

Faction has secured $14 million of new financing to fund continued growth. The investment would be used to broaden Faction’s Hybrid Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (HDRaaS) offering across public clouds.

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Global Spend on Data Center Hardware and Software Up 17 Percent in 2018

Synergy Research DC Infrastructure Market

Worldwide spend on data center hardware and software grew by 17 percent in 2018, according to a new report published by Synergy Research Group. Global spending on hardware and software Main driver for this growth in demand in 2018 is cloud.

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Hackers conquer Tesla and win a Mannequin 3

A pair of security researchers dominated Pwn2Own, the annual high-profile hacking contest, taking home $375,000 in prizes including a Tesla Model 3 — their reward for successfully exposing a vulnerability in the electric vehicle’s infotainment system. Tesla handed over its new Model 3 sedan to Pwn2Own this year, the first time a car has been […]

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Tetrate nets $12.1 million to bring microservices to the corporate masses

Tetrate, a company bringing commercial services and support to the open source projects –Istio and Envoy — providing network management functions for the microservices that make up modern mobile applications, has launched with $12.1 million in new financing. The company, founded by top engineers at Google who started the Istio project, raised its initial financing […]

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Tetrate nets $12.1 million to bring microservices to the corporate masses

Tetrate, a company bringing commercial services and support to the open source projects –Istio and Envoy — providing network management functions for the microservices that make up modern mobile applications, has launched with $12.1 million in new financing. The company, founded by top engineers at Google who started the Istio project, raised its initial financing […]

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VMware Launches Service-Defined Firewall

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VMware has launched its new VMware Service-defined Firewall, an “innovative” approach to internal firewalling that would reduce the attack surface for on-premises and cloud environments with security that is an intrinsic part of the infrastructure.

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