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Microsoft Launches Kubernetes on Azure

Microsoft Azure announced on Tuesday that Kubernetes is now generally available on its Azure Container Service (ACS). Microsoft launched the general availability of ACS in April 2016 to help organizations deploy and operate containerized application workloads. “Kubernetes is infrastructure for next generation applications, PaaS and more. Given this, I’m really

Cloud Computing

Finland has biggest take up of cloud computing services in EU, research reveals

(c) Finland has the highest proportion of enterprises in the EU using cloud computing, according to figures from Eurostat. The findings from the European Union’s statistical office, from December 2014, saw more than half (51%) of Finnish enterprises in the cloud. Nordic and Benelux countries typically scored highly, with Sweden

Cloud Application and Services Security Provider Elastica Closes $30M in Series B Funding

Cloud application security provider Elastica announced on Wednesday that it has closed a $30 million Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Third Point Ventures, with participation from Mayfield Fund and Pelion Venture Partners. As part of the funding round, Robert Schwartz from Third Point Ventures has

Docker Buys Kitematic, a Startup Focused on Making it Easy to Run Docker on Macs

Docker, Inc., the company behind the Docker application container software, has acquired Kitematic, a startup that provides a Graphical User Interface for Docker that helps Mac users build, ship and run Docker containers in just minutes. Kitematic helps those new to containers build and run a container in less than

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5 Serves Private Clouds, Can Onboard Hadoop

While it doesn’t grab as many headlines as other players, SUSE has steadily announcednew versions of its SUSE Cloud platform, which is its OpenStack distribution for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service private clouds. SUSE has especially focused on data centers where administrators want to take advantage of multiple types of computing environments, and