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Trend Micro, McAfee and Bitdefender Top Cloud Workload Security List

Trend Micro, McAfee and Bitdefender are among the "leaders" in a new report from Forrester Research on cloud workload security.

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Report: Growing HCI Space Boosted by Cloud, AI

The hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) space is growing fast as it adjusts to new technologies and factors such as artificial intelligence and hybrid/multicloud implementations, according to a new report from research firm Gartner Inc.

Juniper Enhances SD-WAN Offering with LAN Functionality

Juniper Networks, a leading vendor in the software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) space, has enhanced its offering, with LAN support and new equipment leading the way.

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SQL Server Runs Faster on Azure Cloud VMs than AWS EC2, Report Says

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, Silver Peak Named 'Leaders' in WAN Edge Infrastructure Research Report

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.

Azure Container Startup Time Decreased by New 'Project Teleport'

Project Teleport was created to decrease the startup time of containers on the Azure cloud platform, being especially useful in serverless environments.

IBM Unveils New Open Source Tools for Kubernetes

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.

Meriplex Teams with Dell EMC for VMware-Powered SD-WAN Solution

Meriplex Communications, a software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) solutions provider, is teaming up with Dell EMC for a new VMware-powered offering.

Nasuni Adding AI to Cloud File Services Platform

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.

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Forecast: AI, IoT and 5G Will Drive Network Analytics Market in Next 4 Years

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.

Microsoft Announces Azure Arc for Mixed AWS, Google Cloud and Azure Workloads

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.

Extreme Networks Announces AI-Boosted Cloud Management Application

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.

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SAP Taps Azure for Customer On-Premises-to-Cloud Migrations

Enterprise application software specialist SAP announced a partnership with Microsoft to move customers' on-premises implementations to the Azure cloud.

Research Brief Summarizes Trends in Multi-Cloud Deployments

Research firm IDC recently published a Cisco-sponsored "infobrief" on cloud trends in 2019 and beyond, specifically to explore the complexities of multicloud applications.

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Microsoft Unveils Kubernetes, Microservices Open Source Projects

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.

Now Ready for Production: Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware

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.

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CloudBolt Updates Enterprise Cloud Management Platform

CloudBolt Software updated its cloud management platform for enterprises, targeting hybrid management strategies.

Research Firm's Hype Cycle Report: 'SDN Has Become Obsolete'

Firm says the times of incremental network updates are over for enterprises, which need to adopt new technologies for digital transformations.

Research Firm Attributes Q2 SD-WAN Surge to Router Replacement

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 Partners with Pivotal for Managed Spring Boot Azure Service

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.

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