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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

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German Automotive Giant Volkswagen Avoids Cloud Services Amid Data Security Fears

Volkswagen Group is staying out of the cloud due to German data privacy regulations and security concerns, storing all of its company data on-prem in its headquarters located in Wolfsburg, Germany. A representative of Volkswagen spoke about its IT infrastructure at Gartner’s Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit 2015 this week

HP Launches New Cloudline Servers for Service Providers

HP introduced its new Cloudline servers Tuesday at the Open Compute Summit to provide service providers with low cost, scalable infrastructure. The Cloudline family of servers are intended to maximize data center efficiency and increase cloud service agility for providers running hyperscale architectures, the company said in a blog post.

SingleHop Acquires Server Intellect to Add Microsoft Hyper-V Expertise

SingleHop has made its first acquisition since its launch in 2006, buying Microsoft managed hosting solutions provider Server Intellect on Tuesday. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. According to an announcement on Tuesday, the acquisition will enable SingleHop to deploy private clouds powered by both leading hypervisor

Google Traces Sunday’s Cloud Outage to Faulty Patch

Google Compute Engine, the company’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud, suffered its second outage in less than one month’s time. While not as serious as the Google cloud outage a few weeks ago, the network was again the culprit. Some Google cloud users experienced disruptions for 45 minutes beginning Sunday around 10 a.m.