Oracle announces new cloud security tools
Two new services will help customers to secure their Oracle Cloud environment.
Oracle announced the general availability of two cloud security tools that are designed to help reduce the risk of data breaches caused by human error.
The new services, Oracle Cloud Guard and Maximum Security Zone...
Progress Software plans to acquire the IaaS automation company Chef
Infrastructure automation firm Chef has raised about $105 million in funding. Now it is going to be acquired by Progress Software for $220 million. Progress is based in Bedford, Massachusetts, and said that Chef would contribute to Progress efforts.
Chef's usefulness will be in helping Progress ...
Public cloud revenue topped $233.4B in 2019
IDC has recently released a report claiming that the top five cloud service providers accounted for more than a third of the total global revenue. The global public cloud services market hit a total of $233.4 billion last year, a 26% increase year-over-year.
The new report from IDC says that Ama...
Fortinet introduces Secure SD-WAN for Multi-Cloud
Fortinet has unveiled a new SD-WAN (software-defined wide-area networking) solution for organizations with a multi-cloud strategy.
The company said that the move is a way to ease the pressure on enterprises that lack expertise and IT specialists to establish secure and reliable connectivity betw...
Rackspace officially applied for an IPO
Rackspace has officially applied for an IPO. It will be the second time the company will be listed on the stock exchange after Rackspace left in 2016 following a 4.3 billion deal dollar with venture capitalist Apollo Global Management.
Rackspace has not disclosed the size of its equity portfolio...
Red Hat OpenStack 16 announced
Open source giant Red Hat has announced OpenStack 16, the company's IaaS solution. The new version is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and should help companies with innovation and consolidation.
When it comes to innovation, the main focus is on fewer disruptions that stand in the way of deve...
AWS improves customer insight into security and compliance
The use of the public cloud to house applications and
data is gradually becoming a commodity for large companies. However, the
question often arises as to who is actually responsible for the security of
these cloud environments and -of course- the applications and data stored and
accessible in them...
Dell Boomi takes complexity out of integrations with iPaaS software
The IT world is expanding as large enterprise
organizations and SMEs adopt more and more PaaS, IaaS and SaaS solutions. At
the same time, on-premise solutions remain relevant in a lot of scenarios. This
growth in solutions poses a major challenge. After all, how do you integrate
the applications, d...
The Netherlands in the global top 5 adoption of cloud services’.
A Gartner study shows a clear difference in spending on cloud services in different countries. The US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands and Brazil are the top 5 most spent on cloud services as a percentage of total IT spending.
According to Gartner, the adoption of cloud services can serve as an i...
Oracle Cloud Day revolves around cloud tools that drive innovation
After our presence in San Francisco at Oracle Open World
last year, we now attended the local Dutch edition. During Oracle Cloud Day,
Dutch partners and customers were updated on the developments surrounding
Oracle Cloud. Oracle really discussed the vision and developments around Oracle
Cloud spending is increasingly concentrated around the five largest providers
Expenditure on the public cloud is increasingly concentrated around the five largest providers in this area. That's what IDC's records show. The consolidation of expenditure is even higher in Infrastructure and Platform-as-a-Service (IaaS and PaaS).
The five largest cloud providers accounted for 46....
Cloud infrastructure market was worth 32 billion dollars in 2018
The global market for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) grew by 31.3 percent to 32.4 billion dollars in 2018. In 2017, the market was still worth 24.7 billion dollars.
The market was again led by Amazon, according to figures from Gartner. Amazon's revenue growth was 26.8 percent compared to 2017. ...