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OSS Fulfills Promise, but Orgs Worry About Management, Support and Trust, Says Report

Open source software in the enterprise has basically fulfilled its promise, a new report says, but its usage might be curtailed by worries about management, support and trust.

Real-World Ransomware Defense Best Practices: Remember 'Bullies Target the Weakest First'

You don't need to have the strongest security posture out there, you just need to NOT have the weakest.

Cloud Reports Offer Skills Gap Solutions

The inability to find IT pros with requisite cloud skills is persistently identified as a major challenge to organizations moving to cloud computing.

Microsoft Bolsters Azure DevOps Security in Limited Private Preview

At this week's big Ignite 2022 tech conference, Microsoft announced multiple efforts to bolster security for Azure DevOps, including a limited private preview of GitHub tech.

IBM Cloud Study: 'Initial Excitement' Bends to Skills, Security, Compliance Challenges

A new cloud study from IBM tells a familiar story: Organizations are choosing the hybrid model to drive digital transformations but are hindered by factors including a lack of skilled technologists, security concerns and overwhelming compliance/regulatory burdens.

IoT/Edge Dev Survey Shows AI, Container and Linux Popularity

When it comes to workloads, artifacts and OS choices, AI, containers and Linux all rank highly.

For Cloud Cybersecurity, You Can Pick 2 of 3: Easy, Cheap or Secure

In cloud hardening beyond Next, Next, Finish configurations, orgs have to choose two of three security posture characteristics: easy, cheap or secure.

What Top-Paying IT Certifications Result in $160K-Plus Salaries?

AWS Certified Solutions Architect tops a list of 15 top-paying IT certifications of 2022, which shows three certs correspond to average salaries of more than $160,000 for their holders.

'Stop Doing That!' Multi/Hybrid Cloud Cybersecurity Advice for RDP, Credentials and More

Veteran cybersecurity experts working on the front lines are left shaking their heads when they have to deal with organizations whose security postures are still wide open to well-known, longtime vulnerabilities.

Tom Details What's New in vSphere 8 (and 'Why People Are Excited About It')

As the industry continues to embrace technologies like the cloud, edge computing and SaaS applications, VMware has realized that they need to extend their marquee product (vSphere) to better align with these trends.

VMware Named SD-WAN 'Leader' for Fifth Straight Year

Virtualization kingpin VMware continues to dominate the software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) space, according to the latest Magic Quadrant report from research firm Gartner.

'Alarming Stat': 90% of Security Leaders See Risk Efforts Coming Up Short

"This alarming stat is consistent with last year's results."

'Confidential Computing' Specialist Open Sources Runtime-Encrypted Kubernetes

Called Constellation, the new GitHub-based open source project is described as "Always Encrypted Kubernetes."

Report Reveals Developers Pressured by 'Race to the Cloud'

Couchbase found that despite development teams' extensive contributions to digital transformation and innovation initiatives, those teams are still frustrated by a lack of resources and communication with IT leaders, which prevents enterprises from maximizing their potential and moving faster.

Meta Cedes Open Source PyTorch AI Framework to New Foundation

Meta is ceding control of its wildly popular PyTorch machine learning framework to a new organization set up under the big open source umbrella of the Linux Foundation.

Microsoft Makes Big Azure Containers Push

The company has published much new documentation for using containers in the past week or so across many different properties, including Azure Container Apps, Azure App Service, ASP.NET Core, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code and many more.

VMware's New Project Trinidad Addresses API Security and Analytics

It extends the company's API security and analytics via the deployment of sensors on Kubernetes clusters, while using machine learning with business logic inference to detect anomalous behavior in east-west traffic between microservices.

At Inaugural VMware Explore, VMware Pushes Orgs To Get 'Cloud Smart'

The inaugural VMware Explore event kicked off this week in San Francisco, with a keynote on Tuesday that stressed multicloud advances in all areas of VMware's product strategy.

VMware Debuts New Single Offering for Multi-Cloud Management: Aria

Multi-cloud is too complicated, says VMware, which just announced a new family of management tools designed to simplify things.

The Cloud Security TL;DR: Quick-and-Dirty Best Practices

An expert IT security pro's list of best practices for hybrid cloud security was just so big and detailed that we had to boil it down into easily digestible bites.

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