Microsoft launches Azure vm’s with Ampere Altra ARM chips
Azure virtual machines based on Arm's Ampere Altra architecture are now generally available.
Microsoft previewed the virtual machines (VMs) throughout the past months. Companies can now use the Arm-based Azure VMs to run large workloads at lower cost. These include highly extensible, cloud-based... 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
Microsoft’s Windows 10 VMs for competing hypervisors were not updated
Every month Microsoft makes Windows 10 Enterprise virtual machine images available to independent developers using its developer.microsoft.com portal. These VM's need to be renewed because they expire after a couple months. Microsoft decided to only renew its own Hyper-V VM on time, they forgot to ... Read more
VMware makes VM migrations easier
VMware has added the ability to move VMs between multiple instances of vCenter to the vSphere interface. Until now, this was only possible with the use of another tool.
The new feature is an extension to vMotion, the method of moving a VM from one host to another. In practice it often proved dif... Read more
Istio becomes a more stable platform with the latest update
Service mesh Istio has recently been updated to version 1.7. With the new version, the platform becomes more stable. Added features involve operational capabilities and the integration of virtual machines.
Service mesh Istio, an initiative of Google, is an open-source platform that allows admini... Read more
Nutanix Frame lets any application run from your browser
Frame was developed seven years ago as a stand-alone solution and was later acquired by Nutanix. At its introduction, Frame was revolutionary, because it lets any application run from your browser, without any plugin or extension. Nutanix Frame has conquered a position in the modern workspace marke... Read more
Google launches new virtual machines for smaller workloads
Google has announced a new type of virtual machine (VM) that has "dynamic resource management" functions, which, in many cases, can drastically reduce the total cost of ownership.
The new VMs, called the E2 family, are intended for workloads that do not require a very large instance type, access... Read more
Microsoft makes public preview of Azure Bastion available
Microsoft has unveiled a new service called Azure Bastion, which should provide secure access to off-Internet virtual machines. Azure Bastion is now available as a public preview.
Bastion hosts are computers on networks specifically designed to withstand attacks. Microsoft's latest Azure service le... Read more
LogRhythm provides advanced monitoring of on-premise networks
In two interviews with LogRhythm, we explored how they
can add a layer of security to a corporate network, industrial network or even
a cloud solution. LogRhythm is an advanced SIEM solution that is capable of
real-time analysis based on a basic set of rules, data, machine learning and
behavioral l... Read more