DevOps Automation Platform Zeet Raises $4.3 Million
Zeet, which bills itself as an “integrated DevOps and deployment platform for software developers” has raised $4.3 million in a seed round lead by Sequoia Capital.
Red Hat Focuses on Domesticated Open Source
Red Hat insists on talking about innovation more than actually innovating at Red Hat Summit 2022.
NetApp’s Ongoing Reinvention
NetApp continues its reinvention into a cloud services portfolio company, which is still very much a work-in-progress.
Tape Lives! At Fujifilm
Fujifilm has a new (-ish) product called Fujifilm Object Archive that they showed off to use at Storage Field Day 22. It’s basically AWS Glacier but for inside your datacentre.
VMworld 2021: A Strategic Overview: Multi-Cloud All The Things
VMware has chosen multi-cloud as the central core of its strategy, and it is using a lot of confusing all-things-to-all-people messaging in trying to sell this strategy.
DR to VMware Cloud on AWS with Site Recovery Manager
VMware has added DR capabilities to VMware Cloud on AWS with Site Recovery Manager support.
Backblaze Launches S3 Compatible API With Veeam, Quantum, and More
Consumer backup target and cheap storage company Backblaze has added an S3 compatible API to its B2 product.
Cloud Maturity Brings Efficiency Focus
Success in cloud can be expensive and optimizing spend without compromising on performance is tricky. Densify hopes its software tools can help organizations to find the right answers.
NetApp Finds Its Cloud Feet
NetApp appears to have turned the corner and finally found a solid story to tell about its cloud plans.
Microsoft Makes Clear Play For Mission Critical Cloud
Microsoft open new Azure regions for Australian government data. Is this a new front in the cloud wars?
Stratoscale Launches Chorus As On-Site AWS
Ahead of AWS re:Invent, Stratoscale launches Chorus to give you a suite of AWS compatible services on your own site.
VMware Gets Its Mojo Back At VMworld 2017
VMware has stopped apologizing for existing and has gotten its mojo back.
DigitalOcean Adds Load Balancers
Justin takes a look at DigitalOcean’s new Load Balancer feature.
DigitalOcean Hatches New Startup Incubator
DigitalOcean announce a new incubator called Hatch for its community of startups.
Walmart Makes It Easier To Switch Clouds With OneOps
The latest shot in the cloud wars is Walmart open sourcing OneOps, to help customers switch clouds whenever they like.
Is Cloud The New Outsourcing?
Is moving to the cloud the new IT outsourcing? And are we making all the same mistakes?
Analysis: Dell To Buy EMC For $67 Billion
The news is everywhere, and has been for days: VMware currently trades as. Background The implications and details of this deal are legion, and there is a wealth of detail out there, good and bad, so I’ll point you at the commentary I think is most worth bothering with rather than re-hash the same stuff here.
AWS Outage Doesn’t Change Anything
If the latest AWS outage changes anything in your approach to cloud adoption, then you’re doing it wrong. This is not the first AWS outage (I first wrote about one in 2011, back when I had hair), nor will it be the last.