Aqua Security Extends Container Security Platform

Aqua Security today announced it has natively extended the reach of its container security platform to include serverless computing frameworks. Version 3.5 of Aqua Container Security Platform (CSP) adds a risk assessment for serverless functions that scans for known vulnerabilities, embedded secrets and cloud permissions. Rani Osnat, vice president of

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Quobyte Simplifies Kubernetes Storage Management

As more organizations deploy stateful containerized applications that require access to persistent storage, many of them are wrestling with a variety of issues including how to provision storage of Kubernetes clusters. To address that issue, Quobyte has added a Operator for Kubernetes tool that enables Kubernetes storage to be provisioned

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Cisco Unveils Hybrid Kubernetes Platform for AWS

Cisco Systems this week moved to build a hybrid cloud based on Kubernetes in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Fabio Gori, senior director for cloud solutions marketing for Cisco, says the Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes creates a common layer of network, security, management and monitoring between an instance

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Docker Inc. Adds Windows Server App Migration Services

Docker Inc. today launched a set of Windows Server migration services that leverage the Docker Enterprise platform to make it easier to shift Windows Server applications off versions of the operating system that are no longer being supported by Microsoft. Betty Junod, vice president of product and partner marketing for

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VMware Acquires Heptio to Add Kubernetes Expertise

VMware announced it is acquiring Heptio as part of an ongoing effort to extend its reach into clusters based on Kubernetes. Announced at VMworld Europe 2018 conference, the acquisition adds several Kubernetes management tools, along with a set of load balancing tools and a Heptio Ark disaster recovery application for

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Tripwire Adds Container Configuration Assessment Service

Tripwire has extended a set of DevOps tools for managing and securing applications based on containers to include a Docker container configuration assessment capability. Tim Erlin, vice president of product management and strategy for Tripwire, says this latest capability being added to the Tripwire for DevOps portfolio will make it

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Gravitational Simplifies Kubernetes Deployments at Scale

Deploying applications to Kubernetes clusters is much easier on a public cloud because much of the process is automated. As IT organizations look to deploy Kubernetes in an on-premises environment, many of them are looking for similar capabilities. To address that requirement, Gravitational has launched an open source Gravity project

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Platform9 Extends Serverless Framework for Kubernetes

Platform9 has extended the open source Fission.io serverless computing framework it developed for Kubernetes clusters to include a range of additional capabilities intended to make the serverless framework more accessible within the context of a DevOps environment. Soam Vasani, a software engineer at Platform9 and creator of Fission.io., says serverless

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Why Automation is the Crucial Ingredient in Microservices Security

Microservices security is different from securing other technologies—and much more difficult Microservices are nothing new. Neither is the conversation about best practices for securing microservices. Typically, that conversation centers on strategies such as making each microservice as small as possible to minimize your attack surface, preventing unnecessary interactions between microservices

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Cloud Foundry Foundation Moves Closer to Kubernetes

The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) is moving to bridge the divide between Kubernetes and its open source platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment with the launch of two additional projects. Eirini, proposed by IBM, is an incubation project that promises to enable DevOps teams to employ the underlying container scheduler used in Kubernetes

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