If there was ever a crucial "use case" for cloud computing, it's a global pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the top concerns of enterprise CIOs, who are now prioritizing their spending on areas such as cybersecurity, public cloud, infrastructure and AI/ML.
Virtualization kingpin VMware this week announced a major update to its full-stack networking and security platform, bringing NSX-T up to version 3.0.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is using VDI technology to address the huge upsurge in remote work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The software-defined networking (SDN) approach has been credited as being instrumental in various use cases, but AT&T is trumpeting a new one: handling the immense upsurge in network traffic (700 percent for a VPN service) resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Microsoft Azure is the most preferred cloud BI provider, followed by Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud," says Dresner Advisory Services in the 2020 edition of its continuing research, titled "Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence Market Study."
Microsoft is buying Affirmed Networks to boost its software-defined networking support, particularly for mobile operators in the initial stages of rolling out next-generation 5G networks.
Research firm Gartner published a list of the best wide-area networking (WAN) edge infrastructure software of 2020 as reviewed by customers.
Failure of the drives could be a potentially catastrophic event for organizations, says Tom Fenton, who also details some good news for affected enterprises.
Survey confirms organizations are indeed moving their computing infrastructure to public clouds and that security is the top concern restricting faster adoption.
The cloud computing giants have teamed up with the federal government and academia to provide High Performance Computing (HPC) resources to further research about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The DevOps Institute has published a report on enterprise DevOps skills, finding that along with bedrock CI/CD talent, knowledge of cloud platforms and cloud environments is vital.
Research firm Forrester introduced a new Wave report on Enterprise Detection and Response (EDR) vendors, advising clients that analytics is key to differentiating various offerings in the space.
MEF, a 200-member strong industry association focused on networking, named four software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) service providers who are the first to earn the organization's new certification.
Open source champion Eclipse Foundation published its first Internet of Things (IoT) commercial adoption survey, finding that the movement may well live up to its considerable hype, furthered by hybrid cloud implementations.
Amazon Web Services announced a public preview of Bottlerocket, a bare-bones Linux platform tailored for hosting containers.
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) announced a new beta offering to simplify the deployment of complicated machine learning (ML) workflows that often have a lot of moving, interdependent parts.
Research firm IDC is out with a new report on virtual client computing (VCC), an industry it says has been changed by the rise of public clouds and the growth of organizational "digital workspaces."
VMware today marked "a new chapter" in its history with the introduction of a portfolio of application/infrastructure modernization offerings headed by the new vSphere 7 with Kubernetes support.
Kuebeflow, an open-source, cloud-native machine learning (ML) toolkit for the Kubernetes container-orchestration system, is out in version 1.0, its first major release.
- By John K. Waters