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NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CloudCheckr, a leading cloud optimization platform that provides cloud visibility and insights to lower costs, maintain security and compliance, and optimize cloud resources. Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed. As private and public sector …

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., together with ecosystem leaders spanning key platforms and OEMs, is set to redefine wireless expectations for latency-sensitive gaming, productivity and learning applications on Window’s 11 PCs with Qualcomm® FastConnect™ systems. Wi-Fi Dual Station designed using Qualcomm® 4-Stream Dual Band Simultaneous, harnesses multiple Wi-Fi bands and antennas concurrently, to outperform traditional single band …

It’s not just coding that we do in the open. When Nathaniel McCallum and I embarked on the project that is now called Enarx, we made one decision right at the beginning: the code for Enarx would be open source, a stance fully supported by our employer, Red Hat (see the standard disclaimer on my blog). All of …

Securely delivering apps is among the most painful tasks IT has to manage. But that’s about to change. Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) today announced the launch of Citrix App Delivery and Security Service™, a new, intent-based cloud solution that automates the process in real-time. The first and only solution of its kind, Citrix App Delivery and Security service …

Stuck at home these past–checks calendar–732 months, I’ve been spending a lot more time on Discord (an online voice, video and text communications service) than I ever thought I would. Chatting with far-flung friends, playing games, exploring, finding community as I am able, and generally learning about a platform I had not used all that …

  Today, Google Cloud announced the forthcoming public preview of its Computing Engine N2 machine family that is powered by 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors (code-named “Ice Lake”). Google Cloud’s N2 virtual machines (VMs) offer 30 percent better price-performance1 for a wide variety of workloads compared with the previous generation. Read the full announcement on Google …

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, a scalable, secure, and highly available service that makes it easier for customers to monitor containerized applications. Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus is fully compatible with open-source Prometheus and provides the same familiar time …

When I speak with CFOs, CAOs and senior finance and operations leaders, two areas of discussion keep coming up: the digital transformation journey and innovation. Organizations are finally ready to begin their digital finance transformations and eagerly want to take advantage of a continuous stream of innovation for their business. The need to simplify, standardize, …

Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today announced Cloudflare R2 Storage, a better way for developers to store everything they need with automatic migration of data from S3-compatible services to make switching easy. Cloudflare R2 Storage, designed for the edge, will offer the ability to store …

Oracle announced the availability of the Oracle Exadata X9M platforms, the latest version of the industry’s fastest and most affordable systems for running Oracle Database. The new Exadata X9M offerings include Oracle Exadata Database Machine X9M and Exadata [email protected] X9M—the only platform that runs Oracle Autonomous Database in customer data centers. Today, 87 percent of …