Woodstock Wire: Enterprise System News

September 18, 2021

Join us behind the scenes at Azure, thanks to the Well-Architected Framework

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Here at Microsoft, we give a lot of advice. We'd really like to help you thrive on our platform. Reliability, security, cost optimization, operational excellence, and performance efficiency-we know that they are not easy to tackle when...

September 18, 2021 10:30 PM

General availability: Azure IoT Central new and updated features-August 2021

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - August updates include support for multitenant applications, UI enhancements, REST API refresh, and regional deployments.

September 18, 2021 10:28 PM

ServiceNow (NOW), Microsoft Expand Partnership With New App

Yahoo Finance -- ServiceNow (NOW) is strengthening its portfolio offerings for the hybrid workforce through its expanded partnership with Microsoft.

September 18, 2021 04:06 AM

September 17, 2021

Worldwide enterprise applications revenues grow 4.1% in 2020, says IDC

Media -- DIGITIMES - The enterprise applications market continued to grow in 2020 as organizations accelerated their digital transformation efforts in response to the business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 17, 2021 07:26 PM

Rackspace Data Freedom Eliminates Cloud Lock-in and Runaway Transit Costs

Globe Newswire -- Technology - New Offering Addresses Common Pain Point Affecting Public Cloud Users New Offering Addresses Common Pain Point Affecting Public Cloud Users

September 17, 2021 07:19 PM

Accenture and Salesforce Team Up with Mastercard to Deepen its Sustainability Efforts

Business Wire -- Accenture and Salesforce are enhancing Mastercard's ability to measure and analyze carbon emissions across its value chain.

September 17, 2021 07:16 PM

Elastic Announces ElasticON Global Virtual Conference, Oct. 5 - 7, 2021

Business Wire -- Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) ("Elastic"), the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, today announced details of its ElasticON Global virtual conference, a free user event taking place Oct. 5 - 7, 2021. This year's ElasticON Global theme, "Solve"...

September 17, 2021 07:15 PM

September 16, 2021

Microsoft patches Office zero-day in today's Patch Tuesday

Infosec -- Record by Recorded Future - Microsoft has released patches today for a zero-day vulnerability in one of the Windows components that was abused in the wild for attacks using weaponized Office documents.

September 16, 2021 07:43 PM

Sumo Logic Drives Adoption of Continuous Intelligence Across Europe with Customer and Partner Growth

Globe Newswire -- Technology - HelloFresh, Catena Media, Elwood and More Turn to Sumo Logic to Modernise Applications and Security Operations and Drive Digital Transformation;

September 16, 2021 05:59 PM

Less than Half of Company SaaS Applications Are Regularly Used by Employees

Business Wire -- New data from Productiv, the leading provider of SaaS management solutions, indicates that business investment in SaaS applications continues to climb despite widespread underutilization of app licenses by employees. According to Productiv's report, on...

September 16, 2021 05:46 PM

Dynatrace Rated Highest in 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Application Performance Monitoring

Business Wire -- Software intelligence company Dynatrace (NYSE: DT) today announced it has been named a Customers' Choice in the September 2021 Gartner Peer Insights 'Voice of the Customer': Application Performance Monitoring report. Dynatrace received more 5-star reviews...

September 16, 2021 05:44 PM

September 14, 2021

Code42 Partners with Carahsoft to Bring Insider Risk Detection and Response Solution to the Public Sector

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Powerful Code42 Solution Now Available through Carahsoft Federal, State and Local Government Contract Vehicles

September 14, 2021 09:03 PM

Video analytics at the edge, an ideal technology for 5G cloud monetization

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Creating a programmable software infrastructure for telecommunication operations promises to reduce both the capital expenditure (CAPEX) and the operational expenses (OPEX) of the 5G telecommunications operators. What is exciting to...

September 14, 2021 08:58 PM

How to Enable Health Checks in HAProxy

Enterprise -- HAproxy - HAProxy provides active, passive, and agent health checks.

HAProxy makes your web applications highly available by spreading requests across a pool of backend servers. If one or even several servers fail, clients can still use your app as...

September 14, 2021 08:57 PM

Code42 Launches Code42(r) Instructor(tm) Microlearning Solution for Insider Risk Reduction

Business Wire -- #incydr--The Code42 Instructor solution delivers actionable, hyper-targeted and bite-sized lessons to end-users, helping to change security behavior long term.

September 14, 2021 08:33 PM

Choosing the Right Metrics for DevOps Adoption

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - DevOps adoption has skyrocketed in recent years. Its impact on traditional development platforms has long been well-documented, but in more recent years it has started to influence low-code platforms, too. In its recent survey on the state...

September 14, 2021 08:17 PM

Change management: 3 outdated ideas that could hold you back

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - Change management: 3 outdated ideas that could hold you back

The pandemic taught us (and the organizations we lead) that we are...

September 14, 2021 08:17 PM

Hybrid work: 8 challenges and benefits leaders will face

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - Hybrid work: 8 challenges and benefits leaders will face

For many organizations, hybrid work is the new reality. During the...

September 14, 2021 08:16 PM

Traditional ETL processes are blocking digital expansion - it's time for an alternative

Enterprise -- CIO - Let us rewind to 1989 when the internet happened to the common computer user. Then, the data processes were sequential, static, and inflexible in the true sense. Integration in that age was a revolution, while ETL (extract, transform, and load)...

September 14, 2021 08:13 PM

Remote work is making productivity and innovation harder, says Microsoft study

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Microsoft says its US employees spent less time communicating with colleagues outside of their immediate business teams after making working from home mandatory in 2020.

September 14, 2021 08:11 PM

Gartner: IT skills shortage hobbles cloud, edge, automation growth

Enterprise -- Network World News - Gartner says the current paucity of skilled IT worker is foiling the adoption of cloud, edge computing, and automation technologies.In its "2021-2023 Emerging Technology Roadmap" based on surveying 437 global firms, Gartner found...

September 14, 2021 08:11 PM

Microsoft Teams: This new feature will make your meetings more interactive

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Soon Teams participants will be able to play with content shared by a video meeting host.

September 14, 2021 07:52 PM

You Can Still Get Ubuntu 16.04 Security Updates, Here's How

Enterprise -- OMG! Ubuntu! - Did you know it's possible to get security updates for Ubuntu 16.04 until 2024 without paying for an enterprise Ubuntu support package? Yup, you can.

This post, You Can Still Get Ubuntu 16.04 Security Updates, Here's How is from OMG! Ubuntu!....

September 14, 2021 07:44 PM

What's new: Automating ServiceNow with Ansible Automation Platform

Enterprise -- Ansible Blog - It has been almost half a year since the XLAB Steampunk and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform teams developed the first version of the Red Hat Ansible Certified Content Collection for ServiceNow IT Service Management (ITSM). You may also...

September 14, 2021 07:41 PM

VMware CEO looks to accelerate enterprise multicloud expansion

Enterprise -- Network World News - Since he helped build the highly successful ship that is VMware, it is widely expected the company's CEO Raghu Raghuram, appointed in June, won't rock that boat too much, at least in the near term. VMwareRaghuram is credited with...

September 14, 2021 07:41 PM

Oracle falls short on revenue as it ramps up cloud investment

Media -- CNBC - Tech - While Oracle has been investing more in capital expenditures to meet expected demand for cloud services, revenue fell short of estimates in multiple segments.

September 14, 2021 07:12 PM

New Relic Launches Industry's Most Comprehensive Global Research on Observability

Business Wire -- New Relic, Inc. (NYSE: NEWR), the observability company, released the findings of its 2021 Observability Forecast. The survey of nearly 1,300 software engineers, developers and IT leaders uncovered that while 90% of respondents believe observability is...

September 14, 2021 06:24 PM

September 11, 2021

3 Pillars of Autonomous IT Ops

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Imagine a future where human IT operators and intelligent systems work together in a virtual operations room; the systems do the heavy lifting while the humans supervise. This may seem like science fiction, but the truth is we are already...

September 11, 2021 02:12 AM

CentOS clone Rocky Linux gets technical support

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Red Hat may no longer support old-style CentOS Linux, but other groups have forked CentOS and now they're offering technical support. This now includes CIQ offering support services for Rocky Linux.

September 11, 2021 02:11 AM

Worldwide Server Market Revenue Declined 2.5% Year Over Year in the Second Quarter of 2021, According to IDC

Think -- IDC - According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, worldwide server market revenue declined 2.5% year over year to $23.6 billion during Q2 2021.

September 11, 2021 12:24 AM

September 10, 2021

Moving Forward After CentOS 8 EOL

Infosec -- The Hacker News - The Linux community was caught unprepared when, in December 2020, as part of a change in the way Red Hat supports and develops CentOS, Red Hat suddenly announced that it's cutting the official CentOS 8 support window from ten years -...

September 10, 2021 11:34 PM

Worldwide enterprise external OEM storage systems market revenues increase 9.7% during 2Q21, says IDC

Media -- DIGITIMES - According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, global market revenues for enterprise external OEM storage systems grew 9.7% on year to US$6.9 billion during the second quarter of 2021. Total external OEM storage...

September 10, 2021 11:30 PM

Sumo Logic Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2022 Financial Results

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Second quarter revenue grew 19% year-over-year to $58.8 millionNamed a Visionary in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

September 10, 2021 08:19 PM

Teradata Highlights its New Strategy and Plan to Deliver Sustainable Growth and Value Creation

Business Wire -- Teradata highlighted the Company's successful cloud-first transformation and ongoing strategic initiatives at its Investor Day held virtually today.

September 10, 2021 08:12 PM

Apache Spark 3.1 for Azure Synapse Analytics now generally available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - The latest version of the open-source Apache Spark is now available in Azure Synapse Analytics Apache Spark pools.

September 10, 2021 12:41 AM

Microsoft Announces Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise in Preview

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Recently Microsoft announced Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise, a new managed service tier for Spring that is optimized for the needs of enterprise developers. The new enterprise tier is available in preview. By Steef-Jan Wiggers

September 10, 2021 12:40 AM

Screen Capture Protection for Azure Virtual Desktop is now generally available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - This new Azure Virtual Desktop feature prevents sensitive information from being captured in screen captures and screen shares.

September 10, 2021 12:38 AM

On-demand capacity reservations for Azure Virtual Machines now in public preview

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - On-demand capacity reservations, now in public preview, enable you to reserve compute capacity for one or more VM size(s) in an Azure region or Availability Zone for any length of time.

September 10, 2021 12:37 AM

September 09, 2021

New Microsoft Teams, Outlook features are designed for hybrid remote work

Tech -- Digital Trends - Microsoft is helping support the move to hybrid work with some big updates to Teams, Outlook, LinkedIn, and several other Microsoft products.

September 09, 2021 10:55 PM

Study of Microsoft employees shows how remote work puts productivity and innovation at risk

Tech -- GeekWire - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky discuss workplace trends in a webcast released Thursday morning, highlighting new research and product features from the company for remote and hybrid work.A new study finds that Microsoft's...

September 09, 2021 09:57 PM

Microsoft gives up predicting when its US offices will fully reopen

Tech -- The Verge - Microsoft is shelving its plans to fully reopen its US offices next month. The software giant had planned to reopen its headquarters on October 4th, but the ongoing uncertainty of COVID-19 and the...

September 09, 2021 09:55 PM

Microsoft Teams is getting more hybrid work improvements and Apple CarPlay support

Tech -- The Verge - Microsoft is continuing to improve the remote meeting experience in Microsoft Teams with better camera support and other improvements that will let you stay in meetings 24/7,...

September 09, 2021 09:52 PM

Sumo Logic Adds Margaret Francis to its Board of Directors

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Francis Brings Modern Software Development and Product Led Growth Expertise to Help Company Drive Continuous Intelligence Category Leadership Francis Brings Modern Software Development and Product Led Growth Expertise to Help Company Drive...

September 09, 2021 09:02 PM

Elastic Announces the General Availability of the Elastic Cloud Terraform Provider

Business Wire -- Today, Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) announced the general availability of the HashiCorp verified Elastic Cloud Terraform provider to deliver the best possible infrastructure-as-code experience for users of HashiCorp Terraform to deploy and manage Elastic Cloud....

September 09, 2021 09:01 PM

Software Development Ranks as Top Career Path Among Gen Z in New CloudBees Survey

Business Wire -- In a new global survey released today by CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, 18- to 24-year-old respondents ranked software development as their top career choice. In the same survey, 90% of respondents predict the role of software developer...

September 09, 2021 09:01 PM

CloudBees Names Dinesh Keswani as Chief Technology Officer

Business Wire -- CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, today named engineering and technology strategy leader Dinesh Keswani as chief technology officer. Keswani most recently served as group CTO at HSBC, one of the world's largest financial services firms....

September 09, 2021 08:52 PM

Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform Available on Microsoft Azure

Business Wire -- Dynatrace and Microsoft announced today they have expanded their strategic collaboration to help the world's leading organizations accelerate innovation and tame cloud complexity. As part of this, the Dynatrace(r) Software Intelligence Platform will be...

September 09, 2021 08:50 PM

September 08, 2021

Sumo Logic and IBM Expand Collaboration to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Adoption with Marketplace Availability and Red Hat OpenShift Operator Integration

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Sumo Logic Achieves Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification; Now Available on Red Hat Marketplace Sumo Logic Achieves Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification; Now Available on Red Hat Marketplace

September 08, 2021 09:39 PM

VMware Appoints Kit Colbert as Chief Technology Officer

Business Wire -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced that Kit Colbert has been named VMware's next Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Colbert joined VMware in 2003 as the technical lead behind the creation,...

September 08, 2021 08:56 PM

HashiCorp runs low on staff, calls a halt to Terraform pull requests

Enterprise -- The Register - A pause on community-submitted PRs

Cloud darling HashiCorp has temporarily pulled up the drawbridge on community-submitted pull requests to its Terraform project, citing low staffing within the Terraform Core team....

September 08, 2021 02:42 AM