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VMware Adds Tanzu to vSphere for Quick Kubernetes Onramp

Among several new product updates announced by VMware this week is VMware vSphere 7 Update 1, which further integrates its mainstay virtualization platform with Tanzu, the company's Kubernetes offering.

Red Hat Marketplace Opens for Hybrid, Multicloud Environments

Aiming to provide a one-stop-shop for hybrid, multicloud and on-premises environments, Red Hat and IBM teamed up to offer the Red Hat Marketplace, now in general availability.

As Virtualized RANs Emerge in 5G Efforts, Security Concerns Arise

As Radio Access Networks (RANs) get more attention with the ongoing rollouts of 5G networks, a key player is bringing up security concerns associated with the new virtualized technology.

Cloud vs. Virtualization: What's the Difference?

A recent online tech event about cost considerations for virtualization and cloud computing started out with the basics by explaining exactly what the difference is between the two, especially pertinent to readers of this publications which happens to be named <i>Virtualization & Cloud Review</i>.

Cloud Research Report Addresses 'Hard Questions' Caused by COVID-19

Like it has for years, Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on cloud computing platforms lists the same three vendors at the top -- AWS, Microsoft and Google -- but there is one new factor in the mix: COVID-19.

Cisco Details New SD-WAN SDK

Cisco has been highlighting documentation for its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) solution, most recently with a post about its new software development kit (SDK), which followed new documentation on the SD-WAN API.

Cloud Computing Costs Tip: 'Whatever You Spend on Monitoring Is Worth It'

"Every cloud service is a consumable, and you need to make sure that the only thing you're paying for is what you've consumed," explained Howard M. Cohen during a recent online presentation about cloud computing costs.

Verizon Claims 5G Virtualization First

Verizon this week claimed a technology milestone: the first fully virtualized 5G data session in a live network in the U.S.

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AWS Dominates Cloud-Native Study of Kubernetes and Serverless Computing

Research firm SlashData's latest cloud-native study commissioned by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation sees Amazon Web Services (AWS) figuring prominently among Kubernetes and serverless developers.

Kubernetes Stars in Cisco SD-WAN, VMware Desktop Hypervisor

Kubernetes, one of the most popular open source projects ever, continues to shine in a software-defined wide-area networking offering from Cisco and new desktop hypervisor products from VMware.

Report: Emerging Tech Key as COVID-19 Shifts Business Priorities to 'Survival'

Emerging technologies are key to organizations that have seen their business priorities switch to "survival" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new report.

Multiple VMware VRealize Cloud Management Tools Get Updates

VMware this week updated its cloud management tools that provide automation, operations and governance functionality, with a focus on hybrid cloud environments.

Crypto-Mining Worm Steals AWS Creds: '/thx/for/your/key'

Another cloud crypto-mining exploit has been publicized, this one with the added ability to steal credentials stored on the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform.

Red Hat OpenShift 4.5 Integrates VMs with Containers, Serverless

Red Hat updated its open source, Kubernetes-based OpenShift application platform with a new OpenShift Virtualization platform, seeking to bring traditional virtual machines into the modern cloud-native, container/serverless computing era.

In Contrast to 'Permanent Remote Work,' VMware Messaging Touts 'Return-to-Office'

Virtualization kingpin VMware was quick to tout its wares for the remote work explosion caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but its recent messaging has shifted to a "return-to-office" theme in a sign that the company may be looking forward to a recovery period soon.

SD-WAN Said Key to 'New Normal' of Coronavirus-Driven Digital Transformation and Remote Work

New research indicates software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is a key component of enterprise digital transformation initiatives accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic that have resulted in a "new normal" of remote work.

Hackers Exploit COVID-19 'Fear and Uncertainty' INTERPOL Says

Many organizations have highlighted the increased cybersecurity threats accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic, and now international police organization INTERPOL has followed suit, warning of more attacks and new targets.

Analyst: COVID-19 Reveals 'True Benefits' of Cloud, Workloads Won't Go Back to On-Premises

It has been well-noted that the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted cloud computing, and an analyst sees that trend continuing as the world recovers, predicting a permanent shift in the enterprise tech space.

AWS Customer Win: Moderna, COVID-19 Vaccine Front-Runner

Cloud providers often trumpet big customer wins, and Amazon Web Services didn't miss the opportunity to publicize a particularly timely one with the potential to be the biggest of all: Moderna, a biotech front-runner to produce the first vaccine for COVID-19.

Report Details COVID-19 Threat to Enterprise Cybersecurity

As if the enterprise cybersecurity situation wasn't bad enough already, it's worse amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, says VMware Carbon Black's latest security threat report, which warns of overloaded security teams, a sea of distracted new remote workers exposing more vulnerabilities and new attack vectors to worry about.