Verizon Business brings multi-cloud management solution to network-as-a-service offering

Verizon Business today announced Network as a Service (NaaS) Cloud Management, a new service that allows businesses to control application components and network architecture across multiple cloud environments - public, private and hybrid - all on one unified online portal.

The new solution is designed to work with Verizon Business’ NaaS offering and vastly simplify multi-cloud management as part of the NaaS flexible service-model fabric.

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Ermetic releases CNAPPgoat open source project for assessing multi cloud security

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Ermetic, a cloud infrastructure security company, has launched CNAPPgoat, an open source project that allows organisations to safely test their cloud security skills, processes, tools and posture in interactive sandbox environments that are easy to deploy and destroy.

CNAPPgoat supports AWS, Azure and GCP platforms for assessing the security capabilities included in Cloud Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP).  

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Cohesity expands partnerships with Cisco and HPE to grow cloud services

Cohesity, a specialist in data security and management, has revealed Cisco and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will each be offering Cohesity Cloud Services (CCS) to bring efficient data security and management to companies operating in today’s modern hybrid and multicloud environments. 

Cohesity has benefited from strategic partnerships with Cisco and HPE to help deliver the benefits of the Cohesity Data Cloud to nearly 1,000 joint customers worldwide. In 2017,...

Dell APEX portfolio advancements help customers strengthen multicloud strategies

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Dell Technologies has unveiled new Dell APEX offerings across cloud platforms, public cloud storage software, client devices and compute.

These additions to its as-a-Service and multicloud portfolio spanning data centre to public cloud and client devices could help businesses operate and innovate faster through improved management and mobility of their applications and data wherever they reside.

"Our customers continue to look for a simpler technology experience to...

NetApp’s Cloud Complexity Report highlights shifting demands of multicloud

NetApp, a cloud-led, data-centric software company, has released the 2023 Cloud Complexity Report, a global survey exploring how technology decision makers are navigating cloud requirements coming from digital transformation and AI initiatives and the complexity of multicloud environments.

The report found that 98% of senior IT leaders have been impacted by increasing cloud complexity in some capacity, potentially leading to poor IT performance, loss in revenue and...

VMware helps partners to capture the multi-cloud opportunity

VMware has revealed the next evolution of the company’s flagship VMware Partner Connect program is live worldwide.

Partner Connect is a singular, unified program for all partner types that is now more flexible and efficient, provides faster and simpler paths to progression, delivers more incentives, and rewards partners for both performance and capabilities.

Through Partner Connect, VMware is empowering partners to drive growth by helping their customers successfully...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquires OpsRamp

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise has agreed to acquire OpsRamp, an IT operations management (ITOM) company that monitors, observes, automates and manages IT infrastructure, cloud resources, workloads and applications for hybrid and multi-cloud environments, including the leading hyperscalers.

Integrating OpsRamp’s hybrid digital operations management solution with the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform – and supporting it with HPE services – will reduce the operational...

3 ways to get the most out of a multi-cloud

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As people continue to rely on online platforms to stay connected, businesses are digitally offloading the bulk of their operations onto cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and VMware. And this investment in cloud solutions is growing.

Nearly 70% of organisations using cloud services plan to increase their cloud spending in the wake of the pandemic. This commitment largely drives the predicted 23% growth in public cloud end-user spending for...

Rackspace to lay off 10% of workforce and replace majority offshore

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Multicloud solutions provider Rackspace Technology has announced plans to lay off one in 10 of its workers, with 85% of these roles being replaced through offshore service centres.

In a regulatory filing, Rackspace stated that it is “committed to an internal restructuring plan, which will drive a change in the types of and location of certain positions and is expected to result in the termination of approximately 10% of the Company’s workforce.”

Rackspace intends...