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Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Oracle Claimed that Bidding for the Massive Pentagon Cloud Contract Favors Amazon. The Government Is Unconvinced

November 15, 2018

Via: Fortune

Oracle has failed in its bid to protest against a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract bidding process that the company—and many others—claim is designed for Amazon to win. Oracle has been complaining about the bidding process for the Joint Enterprise […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Google Cloud wants to make it easier for data scientists to share models

November 8, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Today, Google Cloud announced Kubeflow pipelines and AI Hub, two tools designed to help data scientists put the models they create to work across their organizations. Rajen Sheth, director of product management for Google Cloud’s AI and ML products says […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Vendors tell OMB to keep it simple on cloud

November 6, 2018

Via: FCW

Some heavy hitting cloud providers acknowledge there are differences in public and private service models, as well as what services might be, but they don’t recommended recasting the existing definition carved out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

IBM Acquires Red Hat in Largest Open-Source Acquisition Ever

November 2, 2018

Via: Aberdeen

IBM has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Red Hat, the most prominent provider of open source cloud software in the world, for approximately $34 billion. The deal is the biggest Linux or open-source business deal ever, and the largest […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Making sense of IBM-Red Hat in the multi-cloud era

October 30, 2018

Via: CIO

IBM’s $34 billion bid for Red Hat will have left customers of the two companies wondering what comes next. Big Blue wants Red Hat because it is “the world’s leading provider of open-source cloud solutions, and the emerging leader in […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

October 11, 2018

Via: FCW

IBM is protesting the Defense Department’s $10 billion, 10-year cloud solicitation, saying the plan is anti-competitive and technologically flawed. Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM U.S. Federal, said in an Oct. 10 blog post that the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

​Cloud Foundry embraces Kubernetes

October 10, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Once upon a time, many technologies, such as Docker Engine and Mesosphere Marathon, were orchestrating cloud containers. They’re still out there, but Kubernetes has become the be-all and end-all of cloud container orchestration. Now, in Basel Switzerland at the Cloud […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Goldman Sachs Just Put $75 Million into This Cloud Startup

October 10, 2018

Via: Fortune

Goldman Sachs is a believer in the small startup Egnyte, which specializes in helping companies manage their online documents and files. Egnyte said Wednesday that the banking giant invested $75 million into the startup, bringing its total funding to $132.5 […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Microsoft shows off government cloud services with JEDI due date imminent

October 9, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Just a day after Google decided to drop out of the Pentagon’s massive $10 billion, 10-year JEDI cloud contract bidding, Microsoft announced increased support services for government clients. In a long blog post, the company laid out its government focused […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Networking Security, Security

Palo Alto Networks to acquire RedLock for $173 M to beef up cloud security

October 3, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Palo Alto Networks launched in 2005 in the age of firewalls. As we all know by now, the enterprise expanded beyond the cozy confines of a firewall long ago and vendors like Palo Alto have moved to securing data in […]