NetApp acquires StackPointCloud for easier management of Kubernetes platforms
NetApp announced today that it is taking over StackPointCloud. That's a Seattle startup, which makes the use of Kubernetes easier. Kubernets are the main framework for managing clusters of software containers.
Kubernets have proven to be an essential part of modern cloud environments, especially as... Read more
Google shows again www in address bar Chrome 69 after fierce criticism
Google has reconsidered its decision to no longer display the www part of a url in Chrome's address bar. It made that unannounced adaptation in Chrome 69, but it reverses it (for the time being) after strong criticism from users.
The adaptation in Chrome 69, which was rolled out last week, came as a... Read more
Oracle turnover falls lower from now that the cloud strategy does not get off the ground
Amazon's cloud services and licensing support revenue in the company's first fiscal quarter was $50 million lower than expected. As a result, the company's shares fell by more than 4 percent.
In the past quarter, total sales increased by only 2 percent to 9.2 billion dollars. Cloud services and lice... Read more
Juniper Networks offers new edge solutions with Contrail Edge Cloud
Juniper Networks has introduced a new software solution that, it says, offers ISPs virtually unlimited possibilities for cost-efficient implementation of new revenue-generating services on the network edge. It's about Contrail Edge Cloud.
Contrail Edge Cloud should unite the widest range of network ... Read more
Twitter re-introduces full chronological timeline
As Twitter adds more and more things to the timeline, it gets complaints that people sometimes feel they are missing something. This is despite the fact that these are tweets that people may have missed, or that have been licked by people who follow them. Despite good intentions, Twitterers felt the... Read more
“Amazon is investigating data breaches by its own employees.
Amazon would be investigating data leakage by employees. The employees would also have taken bribes in exchange for those dates. In addition, they would have removed bad reviews and put banned accounts back in place.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the practices are said to occur particularly ... Read more
Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time Magazine
After Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took over the Washington Post in 2013, there is still a tech billionaire who buys his own magazine. Marc Benioff, co-founder of Salesforce, together with his wife Lynne Time Magazine, took over from Meredith Corp. Before that, the couple paid $190 million.
Adweek repo... Read more
Rubrik unveils Rubrik Datos IO 3.0 for data protection for NoSQL databases
Rubrik has launched a new version of data security platform Rubrik Datos IO. This includes Rubrik Datos IO 3.0, which provides enterprise-quality backup and recovery for 'born-in-the-cloud' applications.
Born-in-the-cloud applications are large, cloud-based NoSQL applications. The NoSQL databases h... Read more
Global cloud market continues to grow; main growth in SaaS offering
The turnover that companies derive from Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) will grow considerably in the coming year. It is expected to earn no less than 85 billion dollars in 2019. But also in the following years, the turnover in the market segment will continue to grow enormously.
Research agency Gartne... Read more