A new report from research firm GigaOm indicated that SQL Server runs faster on virtual machines on Micrososft's Azure cloud than on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) compute instances (EC2).</p>
VMware and Silver Peak were the only vendors to be named in the "Leaders" section of research firm Gartner Inc.'s latest Magic Quadrant report on WAN edge infrastructure.
Project Teleport was created to decrease the startup time of containers on the Azure cloud platform, being especially useful in serverless environments.
- By Scott Bekker
IBM added two new open-source tools to the Kubernetes ecosystem: Kui, which is designed to address the "chunky experience" developers face working in hybrid multi-cloud deployments; and Iter8, a new Istio ecosystem tool designed to help developers benefit from rich data and telemetry collected by Istio.
- By John K. Waters
Meriplex Communications, a software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) solutions provider, is teaming up with Dell EMC for a new VMware-powered offering.
Boston-based Nasuni Corp. provides artificial intelligence (AI) and search analytics for unstructured data in its file services platform for network attached storage (NAS) infrastructure, according to a recent announcement. The company also touted new cloud migration capabilities that it said customers will be able to use for cloud-first approaches, as well as multi-cloud implementations.
- By Richard Seeley
Spending on network analytics, including AI based products, is predicted to more than double from $1.4 Billion this year to $3.6 billion by 2024, according to a new forecast recently released by Dublin, Ireland-based Research and Markets.
- By Richard Seeley
On Monday at its Ignite 2019 conference in Orlando, Fla., Microsoft announced Azure Arc, a new tool that lets enterprises use Azure to manage their data on the Azure cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS) or the Google Cloud -- or any combination thereof.
Cloud networking companny Extreme Networks announced ExtremeCloud IQ, which it claims to be the first end-to-end cloud management application utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence to boost enterpise benefits.
Enterprise application software specialist SAP announced a partnership with Microsoft to move customers' on-premises implementations to the Azure cloud.
Research firm IDC recently published a Cisco-sponsored "infobrief" on cloud trends in 2019 and beyond, specifically to explore the complexities of multicloud applications.
Microsoft, known for its recent, dramatic embrace of open source, has unveiled two more projects it's donating to the community, the Open Application Model (OAM), for Kubernetes, and the Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr), for microservices.
Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware is now ready for production on the Amazon Web Services cloud, delivering AWS-managed relational databases in on-premises VMware environments.
CloudBolt Software updated its cloud management platform for enterprises, targeting hybrid management strategies.
Firm says the times of incremental network updates are over for enterprises, which need to adopt new technologies for digital transformations.
Noting a surge in the software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) market, research firm IHS Markit claimed the disruptive technology was entering a "router replacement phase."
Microsoft has teamed up with Pivotal Software to launch a private preview of Azure Spring Cloud, seeking to ease the development of Java-based cloud microservices.
Industry association MEF is partnering with ONUG to further its efforts develop requirements and standards in the software-defined wide-area networking space.
AT&T submitted specifications for a new white-box architecture to the Open Compute Project, targeting service provider-class routers with chips optimized for 400G speeds to meet evolving network demands.
Network access products specialist ADTRAN announced a new software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) offering that targets the small and medium-sized business (SMB) and distributed enterprise markets.