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Lightbits and Intel to Demonstrate Application Acceleration and Improved Resource Utilization Using an Intel IPU and Disaggregated NVMe Storage at Intel Innovation

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The demo will highlight the increased infrastructure efficiency and flexibility that results from the on-demand provisioning of remote NVMe storage.

Key Points: 
  • The demo will highlight the increased infrastructure efficiency and flexibility that results from the on-demand provisioning of remote NVMe storage.
  • Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) need to reduce the CPU resources allocated to storage processing, thereby making more CPU cycles available to run customer applications.
  • Intel Innovation attendees will see how the combined solution of Lightbits software with Intel high-performance technologies dynamically provisions storage, significantly reduces Xeon CPU utilization for infrastructure tasks and delivers a high-performance cloud block storage solution.
  • Lightbits Labs (Lightbits), is on a mission to make high-performance block storage simple, scalable, and cost-efficient for any cloud.

AI Chat Platform SaaS Provider Achieves 50% Savings on IaaS Costs by Moving DevOps Workloads to OpenMetal

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Within the first six months of moving their DevOps workload from AWS to OpenMetal, Pypestream recognized cost savings of over 50%, which they have since used to reinvest in new staffing, resources, and initiatives.

Key Points: 
  • Within the first six months of moving their DevOps workload from AWS to OpenMetal, Pypestream recognized cost savings of over 50%, which they have since used to reinvest in new staffing, resources, and initiatives.
  • Like many software-development companies, Pypestream is using AWS as their primary cloud platform.
  • Pypestream knew that they needed to diversify their cloud infrastructure providers both to get better control over costs and to accommodate customer concerns.
  • OpenMetal was able to provide an almost out-of-the box OpenStack Private Cloud solution for Pypestream's Kubernetes based DevOps workloads, which immediately improved performance and cut down costs.

StarlingX 7.0 Delivers Enhanced Scalability, Security, Flexibility as Commercial Adoptions of Edge Cloud Platform Soar

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- StarlingX—the open source edge computing and IoT cloud platform optimized for low-latency and high-performance applications—is available in its 7.0 release today. StarlingX combines Ceph, OpenStack, Kubernetes and more to create a full-featured cloud software stack that provides everything telecom carriers and enterprises need to deploy an edge cloud on a few servers or hundreds of them. StarlingX is used by the most demanding applications in industrial IOT, telecom, video delivery and other ultra-low latency use cases.

Key Points: 
  • StarlingX is used by the most demanding applications in industrial IOT, telecom, video delivery and other ultra-low latency use cases.
  • Open source StarlingX is a proven solution for edge applications with commercial deployments around the globe.
  • Since the size of edge infrastructures can grow quite large, the community is continuously working on increasing the number of subclouds that the platform can support.
  • StarlingX 7.0 integrates Istio service mesh to enhance Kubernetes in areas such as observability, traffic management, security and policy management.

Edgeless Systems Releases First Runtime-Encrypted Kubernetes as Open Source

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

BOCHUM, Germany, Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgeless Systems, a pioneering Confidential Computing company that is turning the public cloud into the safest place for sensitive data, today announced the open source release of Constellation, the first Confidential Kubernetes. Constellation allows anyone to keep their Kubernetes clusters verifiably shielded from the underlying cloud infrastructure and encrypted end-to-end. It is available now on GitHub and comes with new unique features such as "whole cluster" attestation.  

Key Points: 
  • BOCHUM, Germany, Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgeless Systems, a pioneering Confidential Computing company that is turning the public cloud into the safest place for sensitive data, today announced the open source release of Constellation, the first Confidential Kubernetes.
  • "Edgeless Systems is building the open source infrastructure for the Confidential Computing revolution," said Felix Schuster, CEO, Edgeless Systems.
  • Edgeless Systems is releasing new features with the open source Constellation, including Sigstore -based attestation of Kubernetes nodes and artifacts, and automatic and config-free encryption of cloud storage and all node-to-node networking.
  • It is also home to open source tools that include EdgelessDB, MarbleRun and EGo.

KubeCon Co-Located Cloud Foundry Day Schedule Announced with Mix of Introductory Sessions and Technical Deep Dives

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced the schedule for Cloud Foundry Day with anynines GmbH and VMware among the organizations taking center stage at the event.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced the schedule for Cloud Foundry Day with anynines GmbH and VMware among the organizations taking center stage at the event.
  • "We are very excited to hold our first in-person Cloud Foundry event after a three year hiatus," said Chris Clark, program manager at Cloud Foundry.
  • Cloud Foundry Day will be held on Tuesday, October 25, co-located with KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA in Detroit.
  • "At the event, we have strived to put together an agenda that presents the best of Cloud Foundry," said Ram Iyengar, chief evangelist at Cloud Foundry.

CyberFortress CEO to Speak at Ireland's Largest Business Technology Show

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CyberFortress, a global provider of managed data backups built to prevent business disruption through rapid recovery, today announced its CEO, Brad Piatt will speak at TechConnect Live. Slated for September 13 in Dublin, the show is Ireland's largest business and technology exhibition, attracting more than 5,000 owners, decision-makers, entrepreneurs, technologists and executives.

Key Points: 
  • SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CyberFortress, a global provider of managed data backups built to prevent business disruption through rapid recovery, today announced its CEO, Brad Piatt will speak at TechConnect Live .
  • Slated for September 13 in Dublin, the show is Ireland's largest business and technology exhibition, attracting more than 5,000 owners, decision-makers, entrepreneurs, technologists and executives.
  • The synergy of the combined offerings enables CyberFortress to deliver a level of security and recovery speed unique to the industry.
  • With a similar focus on SMEs, CyberFortress' CEO will discuss "Security Implications from the Rise of the Machines."

StorPool Storage Adds NVMe/TCP, StorPool on AWS, and NFS File Storage

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

StorPool Storage announced today the official release of the 20th major version of StorPool Storage - the primary storage platform for large-scale cloud infrastructure running diverse, mission-critical workloads.

Key Points: 
  • StorPool Storage announced today the official release of the 20th major version of StorPool Storage - the primary storage platform for large-scale cloud infrastructure running diverse, mission-critical workloads.
  • NFS file storage on StorPool is not suitable for IOPS-intensive file workloads like virtual disks for virtual machines.
  • Deploying NFS Servers on StorPool storage nodes leverages the ability of StorPool Storage to run hyper-converged with other workloads and the low resource consumption of StorPool software components.
  • "With each iteration of StorPool Storage, we build more ways for users to maximize the value and productivity of their data, said Boyan Ivanov, CEO of StorPool Storage.

Lightbits Spotlighted on the CRN 2022 Emerging Vendors List

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Lightbits , the inventors of NVMe/TCP and the first software-defined complete data platform for any cloud, announced today that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Lightbits Labs to its 2022 Emerging Vendors list in the Storage category.

Key Points: 
  • Lightbits , the inventors of NVMe/TCP and the first software-defined complete data platform for any cloud, announced today that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Lightbits Labs to its 2022 Emerging Vendors list in the Storage category.
  • We are honored to be granted the opportunity to join the Emerging Vendors list with CRN, this award is a testament to the great work this team has done, said Charla Bunton-Johnson, VP of Global Alliances and Channels for Lightbits.
  • As part of our 2022 Emerging Vendors list, CRN recognizes technology vendors that are transforming the IT channel by providing revolutionary and innovative products that help customers manage ever-evolving IT demands, said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company.
  • As a trusted industry resource, CRNs Emerging Vendors list gives solution providers insight into the latest groundbreaking IT channel technologies.

Dell'Oro Group Announces Appointment of Research Director, Wireless LAN

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Sin Morgan to the role of Research Director, Wireless LAN, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Sin Morgan to the role of Research Director, Wireless LAN, effective immediately.
  • Ms. Morgan will lead the Wireless LAN research program, which includes the Enterprise Wireless LAN market, the adoption of Public and Private Cloud platforms, and Artificial Intelligence.
  • "Sin has a track record of producing excellence and I trust she will add great value to our clients and the Wireless LAN industry.
  • Dell'Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, enterprise networks, data center infrastructure, and network security markets.

Cloud Foundry Foundation to Host Cloud Foundry Day October 25 at KubeCon

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced Cloud Foundry Day will be held on Tuesday, October 25, co-located with KubeCon NA in Detroit, and opened the call for proposals.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced Cloud Foundry Day will be held on Tuesday, October 25, co-located with KubeCon NA in Detroit, and opened the call for proposals.
  • Cloud Foundry Day is a full day of sessions that brings the technical community, end-users, and member companies together.
  • "It will be great to meet with people in our community in person after such a long hiatus," said Chris Clark, program manager of Cloud Foundry Foundation.
  • Cloud Foundry is hosted by The Linux Foundation and is an Apache 2.0 licensed project available on Github: https://github.com/cloudfoundry .