Google Cloud now supports VMware ESXi hypervisor
Google is now offering support for the VMware EXSi hypervisor for its Google Cloud Engine.
According to the announcement by Google Cloud on its Open Source blog, end users can now choose the VMware ESXi hypervisor for running the Google Cloud Engine. The latter solution could previously only r... Read more
Mirantis supports Google Cloud in Kubernetes Engine
Mirantis launched an update for Mirantis Kubernetes Engine. The container orchestration solution now allows users to deploy and manage containers on Google Cloud Platform.
Mirantis develops multiple solutions for multi-cloud container management. Mirantis Kubernetes Engine provides a central env... Read more
AWS never talks about sovereign cloud, but definitely has it, says Amazon CSO
Amazon CSO Stephen Schmidt: "Sovereign cloud is a marketing term more than anything else."
AWS obviously saw the trend towards sovereign clouds coming. It claims to offer every opportunity to guarantee data sovereignty. AWS just doesn't go along with the naming and hype surrounding it, according... Read more
Google Cloud and VMware extend worldwide partnership
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and VMware announced they’re expanding the partnership to assist enterprises in moving on-premises apps to the cloud.
VMware plans to add Google Cloud to the VMware Cloud Universal subscription offer. The VMware Engine service streamlines various tasks of migrating ... Read more
Google expands its infrastructure into Asia-Pacific and Europe
Google Cloud Platform is a public cloud vendor that lets you rent computer resources from Google's data centers across the world. You can access these for free or on an hourly basis with other competitors such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure!
Google Cloud Platform is helping bus... Read more
Lucid launches Lucidscale for visualization of cloud environments
Lucid introduces Lucidscale, a tool for visualizing and clarifying single- and multi-cloud environments.
Lucidscale joins the ranks of Lucid's portfolio, which includes tooling for translating complex projects and ideas into understandable diagrams. The introduction of Lucidscale does not fall f... Read more
Google Cloud Next focuses on multi-cloud, on-premises and partnerships
This week is all about Google Cloud Next, the annual Google Cloud event where many new products and services are presented for Google's Cloud Platform. The hyperscaler follows in the footsteps of competitors this year, with its own on-premises and Edge solution. Furthermore, Google has concluded ma... Read more
Google will take smaller cut from revenues on cloud marketplace
Alphabet's Google announced it will take a smaller cut when customers buy from other vendors on the search giant's cloud marketplace. Google Cloud Platform is cutting its percentage revenue share to 3% from 20%.
The goal, according to a Google Cloud spokesperson in a statement is to provide Goog... Read more
Google and T-Systems partner to build a ‘sovereign’ cloud for Germany
Google, in partnership with T-Systems, plans to build a 'Sovereign Cloud' for public and private sector organizations in Germany, but also for the EU. The cloud should go live mid-next year, according to Google. Google is working with the German IT services firm to make the jointly run cloud on the... Read more
‘Biggest security risks are due to user error’
Users yet again turn out to be the weakest link in the security of computer systems. This is suggested by a survey by IT security company Zscaler among its customers.
The research is based on 'customers with thousands of workloads in AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform'. Zscaler also looked at ... Read more