Topic: cloud

Microsoft launches new security lab and raises top bounty for Azure vulnerabilities

Microsoft is boosting its efforts to make Azure more secure with the launch of Azure Security Lab, a set of dedicated cloud hosts for security researchers to test attacks against IaaS scenarios. In addition, the cloud giant is doubling the top bounty reward for Azure vulnerabilities to $40,000. “To make it easier for security researchers … continue reading

Azure targets innovation over domination

The Azure development team at Microsoft is working to provide new features to win over more developers, through a heavy investment in tools for migrating legacy platforms to its cloud, pushing machine learning, quantum computing and other innovative features. Microsoft hopes its investments will pay off in growing its cloud market share, which currently sits … continue reading

Capital One’s journey to the cloud

When discussing roadmaps and strategies for cloud migration, Capital One is often cited as a pristine example of a large-scale company that successfully moved to the public cloud. “Capital One’s CEO will tell you they are a technology company that does banking,” said Ken Corless, a principal with Deloitte Consulting in its cloud practice. “Not … continue reading

A Cloud Smart Strategy

The federal government is also realizing the importance of the cloud. Last year, the Office of Management and Budget announced a Cloud Smart Strategy proposal in order to help agencies migrate to the cloud safely and securely. At the end of June, the White House Office of Management and Budget’s final version of the plan … continue reading

Moving to the cloud

The winds are shifting in the industry, and enterprises are clear for takeoff to the cloud. It’s no longer a question of should you move to the cloud. Nowadays, you need a good reason not to be in the cloud, according to Ken Corless, a principal with Deloitte Consulting in its cloud practice. In a … continue reading

IBM revamps software portfolio for Red Hat

Now that IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat has closed, the company is transforming its software portfolio to be cloud-native and optimized for Red Hat OpenShift. Enterprises can now build mission-critical applications once and run them on different public clouds including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba, IBM Cloud and private clouds.  RELATED CONTENT: Six … continue reading

SD Times news digest: VMware Cloud Foundation comes to Google Cloud, Microsoft acquires BlueTalon, and Kony receives $37 million

Google Cloud announced that it will begin supporting VMware workloads, to offer customers “a wide breadth of choices for how to run their VMware workloads in a hybrid deployment,” according to a blog post.  “With VMware on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), customers will be able to leverage all of the familiarity and investment protection of … continue reading

Going ‘lights-out’ with DevOps

People sometimes describe DevOps as a factory. It’s a good analogy. Like a factory, code goes go in one end of the DevOps line. Finished software comes out the other.  I’d take the idea one step further. In its highest form, DevOps is not just any factory, but a ‘lights-out’ factory. Also called a “dark … continue reading

Stackery releases local Lambda development tool

Stackery is enabling developers to locally debug and develop any Lambda function in any language or framework. The serverless solution provider announced cloudlocal for all, a new capability designed to speed up serverless development.  “We arrived at this pivotal Stackery update because there was a real need for reduced debugging friction and the ability to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Google robots.text parser open sourced, Bonitasoft’s cloud and low-code capabilities, and OWASP ZAP 2.8

Google is open sourcing its robots.text parser in its effort to make Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP) an Internet standard. REP is used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots.  Google says that while making REP the standard is an important step, it will result in more work for developers who parse … continue reading

SD Times news digest: IBM’s next-gen blockchain platform, Apache Bigtop 1.4, and Eggplant expands test automation

IBM announced the next generation of its IBM Blockchain Platform, which has been rearchitected to support deployments via Kubernetes to public clouds or on-premises. Multicloud and other advanced capabilities have also been added to the platform. The new extension for Visual Studio Code is designed to help users integrate smart contract development  and network management … continue reading

Open Source Day 2019 focuses on the cloud, security and development

The 12th edition of Open Source Day (OSD) will take place today at the Legia Warsaw Stadium in Poland’s capital city. The event will include presentations, forums and nine technical sessions spanning automation, containerization, cloud computing, virtualization, security, monitoring, CI/CD, software and app development and databases. “Participants at the upcoming event will be able to … continue reading

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