Microsoft introduces new managed VMs for AI applications
Microsoft has introduced the ND H100 v5 Virtual Machine series, giving enterprises an enhanced infrastructure for training and running generative AI models in Azure. Companies that sign up for the waiting list can expect the VMs starting next year.
The ND H100 v5 Virtual Machine instances, now ... Read more
VMware ESXi servers vulnerable to Akira ransomware
VMware ESXi servers worldwide fall prey to Akira ransomware. These VMware virtual machines are a popular target for cybercriminals.
Through a Linux encryptor, cybercriminals can infect ESXi servers with the Akira ransomware. Companies around the world are vulnerable to the attack. Victims can n... Read more
Microsoft promises extra speed with NVMe-enabled Azure VMs
Microsoft has announced the general availability of NVMe-supported Ebsv5 virtual machines (VMs) on Azure. The company promises up to three times faster IOPS (input/output operations per second) for remote storage. In addition, Microsoft claims up to six times more throughput.
The tech giant says... Read more
Gartner ranks 25 emerging technology trends in Hype Cycle 2022
Research firm Gartner expects these 25 tech trends to act as force-multipliers of digital innovation and business in coming years.
The analyst company published its latest Gartner Hype Cycle, known as the ‘Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies’, with a focus on three major trends, including t... Read more
Canonical releases VM manager Multipass 1.10
Canonical, known for Ubuntu, recently released Multipass 1.10, a lightweight management tool for VMs. Canonical also made its Ubuntu Confidential VMs (CVMs) tool generally available on Microsoft Azure.
Multipass allows developers to simulate cloud deployments on workstations running Ubuntu. Deve... Read more
Schneider Electric and Dell Technologies integrate UPS and HCI
Schneider Electric and Dell Technologies teamed up to develop a solution that automates the shutdown of hyper-converged infrastructure and associated VMs. The safety net prevents data loss in the event of a power outage.
Schneider Electric and Dell Technologies frequently collaborate on solutio... Read more
Microsoft introduces preview Arm-based Azure VMs
Microsoft introduced a preview of Arm-based virtual machines (VMs) for Azure. The tech giant aims to further expand its offering of cloud-native computing power.
The Azure VMs are based on Ampere Computing's Altra Arm server processors. According to the tech giant, the Arm-based Azure VM's shoul... Read more
Synology Virtual Machine Manager: from devserver to high availability cluster
Synology is winning over business customers by offering more than storage. Its combined hardware and software platform provides a unique solution. Besides backups, you're able to run applications in virtual machines on a NAS. The Synology Virtual Machine Manager is available in DSM, allowing almost... Read more
The Linux Foundation welcomes Cloud Hypervisor
The cloud-based VMM is the latest in open source software, and the Linux Foundation has taken it up for hosting.
Cloud Hypervisor is the latest open-source software released for organizations looking to improve their cloud computing and storage practices. The Linux Foundation is hosting this sof... Read more
New Python ransomware aims for VMs hosted on ESXi hypervisor
Sophos Group researchers released details concerning new ransomware written in Python that attackers deploy to compromise and encrypt virtual machines hosted on an VMware ESXi hypervisor.
The ransomware attack was first discovered at 12:30 am on Sunday when those behind the attack breached into ... Read more