Aqua Security creates first unified scanner for cloud native security

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Aqua Security, a pure-play cloud native security provider, has unveiled multiple updates to Aqua Trivy, which it says makes it the world’s first unified scanner for cloud native security.

Consolidating multiple scanning tools into a single tool, it is now the most comprehensive vulnerability and misconfigurations scanner for cloud native applications and infrastructure. Trivy is also being integrated into the Aqua Platform as Trivy Premium, through which customers can take...

Dell Technologies expands multi-cloud experiences

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Dell Technologies is delivering new cloud experiences to help customers manage and protect applications across data centres and multi-cloud environments.

These new offerings are designed to help organisations easily store, protect and control their data and applications across an increasing number of platforms and locations.

Chuck Whitten, co-chief operating officer, Dell Technologies, said: “Our customers want help reducing complexity and are seeking solutions that...

BT signs five-year deal with AWS as cloud provider for internal apps

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BT’s Digital unit has chosen Amazon Web Services (AWS) to be its preferred internal apps cloud provider as part of its drive to transform legacy infrastructure and internal applications to a new cloud-first architecture.

The effort will help accelerate BT’s plans to build and innovate faster on a new suite of digital products and services and reduce costs in IT maintenance, delivering more value for its Consumer, Enterprise, Global and Openreach customers.

This...

Cloud application delivery: Still a work in progress for many

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It’s hard to overstate the key role of application reliability and performance for today’s organisations. To compete effectively and grow in modern digital markets, businesses must meet high customer expectations for a great experience. Hybrid workplace strategies and work-from-home policies make it all the more critical to deliver a consistent high-quality experience wherever people work. Rising cyberthreats and an expanding attack surface call for a heightened...

VMware cross-cloud services available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

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VMware has announced the availability of VMware Cross-Cloud services on Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure.

VMware customers can take advantage of the trusted Azure cloud platform to accelerate application modernization, migrate workloads faster to the cloud, and more securely and efficiently scale virtual desktops to support a distributed workforce.

VMware Cross-Cloud services is a family of multi-cloud...

Importance of cloud labelling increasing in global supply chains

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Almost three quarters (73%) of companies believe the cloud will be the preferred method for labelling applications within the next three years.

This is according to an annual report published by Loftware, a software company specialising in enterprise labelling and artwork management solutions.

The figure compares to just 50% of respondents reporting their company’s likelihood of adopting a cloud-based solution a year ago.

The global report (‘Top 5 Trends in...

Platform engineering brings self-service centre stage

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Platform engineering defined

Platform engineering is the practice of building and operating a common platform for internal development teams to share and use for accelerating software releases.

In practice, there are slightly different views of platform engineering. But a common theme does emerge: Platform engineering bridges the gap between software and hardware (i.e. between Dev and Ops) – and platform engineers enable application developers to release more...

5 minutes with Or Lenchner, CEO at Bright Data

Or Lenchner, CEO at Bright Data.

What is Bright Data?

In a nutshell, Bright Data is a web data platform that innovates solutions to make public web data accessible to all. Founded in 2014, we’re an international company with a team of more than 350 employees. We’ve recently expanded with the opening of three new offices in New York City, San Francisco and New Delhi. We work with more than 15,000 customers from multiple industries, ranging from Fortune 500 players to large enterprises, SMEs, strategic...

Why bespoke enterprise-scale solutions will be the lynchpin of business models in the new normal

In the modern era of IT, cloud is driving digital transformation for businesses and enabling the world to adapt to emerging challenges, such as those posed by the global pandemic over the last 18 months.

Enterprises from various sectors have relied on cloud and data centre services to achieve a strong and reliable infrastructure to support the surge in demand from employees and customers. As we look beyond the immediate ramifications of COVID-19 and to a brave new business...

Salesforce employees are protesting the company’s NFT plans

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Hundreds of Salesforce employees are protesting against the company’s plans to offer non-fungible token (NFT) services, according to the Thomas Reuters Foundation.

More than 400 employees have signed an open letter addressed to Salesforce’s co-CEOs calling for them to abandon their crypto plans.

Marc Benioff and Bren Taylor, the company’s CEOs, revealed intentions to build up a portfolio of services to help companies buy and sell NFTs in a sales call earlier in...