UKCloud, a multi-cloud expert organization aiming its services at the UK public sector, has secured a significant £25 million investment from Digital Alpha Advisors. This would enable accelerated digital transformation of UK public services through UKCloud’s “unique” multi-cloud platform offering. The recipient of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its innovation in developing a unique multi-cloud platform, UKCloud would bring together the best hyperscale cloud technologies and traditional enterprise technologies on a single platform hosted…"UKCloud Secures £25 Million Investment to Accelerate Further Expansion"
Zoho Corporation’s cloud-based performance monitoring platform for DevOps and IT operations, Site24x7, has announced the general availability of its cost analytics solution for public cloud platforms – Site24x7 CloudSpend. Site24x7 CloudSpend is free to use up to $3,000 of AWS spending per month. Site24x7’s new cloud cost analytics solution is aimed at bridging the gap between capacity planning and cost optimization for resources running in an Amazon Web Services (AWS Cloud) environment. CloudSpend’s business intelligence (BI) insights would enable businesses…"Site24x7 Unveils Cost Analytics Platform For AWS Cloud"
N2WS, a Veeam company and provider of backup, recovery and disaster recovery solutions for Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS and Amazon Redshift, has announced the availability of N2WS Backup & Recovery 2.5 (v2.5). The latest version of this software introduces Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon Relational Database Service resource management and control. Using the new N2WS Resource Control, organizations would be able to lower costs by stopping or hibernating groups of Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS resources on-demand or…"Veeam Company N2WS Expands Cost Optimization Options for AWS"
Men & Mice, a provider of API-driven DNS, DHCP and IPAM software solutions, has released its Men & Mice Suite version 9.2 – a modular, API-first overlay software solution for the management of DDI operations in complex, hybrid and multi-cloud network environments. The release of Men & Mice Suite v9.2 would introduce improved management and synchronization including AWS multi-account management, new DNS Workflow and advanced Reporting modules, and one-click install availability through Azure Marketplace. Customers…"Men & Mice Suite 9.2 Released with AWS Multi-Account Management"
Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom NEDAS, an association of industry professionals focused on the convergence of the wireline and wireless industries, recently announced their 2019 Advisory Council. As a team of knowledgeable thought-leaders from across the technology and communications infrastructure industry, the 11 Advisory Council members are set to guide, shape and advise the organization on everything from topics of interest to optimizing opportunities for networking, education and growth for participating individuals and companies. In this…"NEDAS Advisory Council Profile Series: Aubrey Blosser"
Multi-cloud application services company, F5, has acquired privately held NGINX for a total enterprise value of approximately $670 million. The acquisition by F5 is meant to bridge the divide between NetOps and DevOps with consistent application services across an enterprise’s multi-cloud environment. Upon closing of the acquisition, F5 will maintain the NGINX brand. “F5’s acquisition of NGINX strengthens our growth trajectory by accelerating our software and multi-cloud transformation,” said François Locoh-Donou, President & CEO of…"F5 Buys Application Delivery Provider NGINX for $670M"
Cranfield University, a UK-based specialist postgraduate university offering education and transformational research in technology and management, has selected cloud data management company Rubrik to protect their on-premises and cloud workloads, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL, and VMware. Cranfield University delivers academic courses in 50 countries outside of the UK, as well as executive development to over 15,000 people. To keep pace with its rapid expansion and groundbreaking data-intensive research, the university wanted to make the shift…"Cranfield University Selects Cloud Data Management Company, Rubrik"
New Belgium Brewing, the fourth largest US craft brewer founded in 1988, has returned its core business applications from a cloud service to its onsite operations. The company has chosen Dell EMC PowerEdge servers as the underlying infrastructure to support exponential increases in its applications and data, “achieving greater control over its data integrity and security while improving speed to applications and saving IT costs.” The competitive craft beer industry is growing rapidly, and IT…"New Belgium Brewing Moves Core Applications from Cloud Services to On-Premises"
Microsoft collaborates with Telecom Egypt to extend its cloud network to Egypt. Telecom Egypt would provide low-latency connectivity into and across Egypt to help enhance performance and increase reliability for customers of Microsoft cloud services. Microsoft’s global network connects Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure of more than 100 data centers, 135 edge node locations and more than 100,000 miles of fiber and undersea cable systems to deliver Microsoft cloud services to customers. Microsoft’s collaboration with Telecom Egypt…"Microsoft Extends Cloud Network to Egypt"
Organizations are, on average, running 40 percent of their workloads in the public cloud, and 89 percent are either already in various stages of implementing cloud, or plan to adopt public cloud within the next year, according to DivvyCloud’s 2019 State of Enterprise Cloud and Container Adoption and Security report. AWS and Microsoft Azure would be the clear leaders in terms of adoption rate as organizations’ primary cloud solution, at 60 percent and 44 percent,…"‘Organizations Run 40 Percent of Their Workloads in the Public Cloud’"