Kubernetes is an open-source, extensibility platform. DivvyCloud, a multi-cloud security, compliance, and governance platform, can help companies understand and identify excessive cloud risk. Organizations need to take a holistic approach to Kubernetes security and consider both the infrastructure, container runtime, network, metrics, and observability environments for managing and scaling Kubernetes clusters, as both are fundamentally intertwined.
Lacework, the cloud security platform for enterprise innovation, today announced important funding and leadership changes that will help the company capitalize on its current momentum in delivering DevOps and workload security for cloud, container, and hybrid environments. Lacework is receiving $42 million from Sutter Hill Ventures and Liberty Global Ventures, and has hired cloud security veteran, Andy Byron, as President to run all go-to-market functions. Additionally, the company has added two new board members, Mike Speiser, partner at Sutter Hill Ventures, and John McMahon, cloud industry veteran and current Snowflake board member.
StackRox, the leader in security for containers and Kubernetes, today announced the availability of the StackRox App for the Sumo Logic Continuous Intelligence Platform. The StackRox App, available in the Sumo Logic App Catalog, provides customers with critical insights into misconfigurations and security events for their container and Kubernetes environments directly within their Sumo Logic Dashboard. Security teams can view StackRox data regarding vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, runtime threats, and other policy violations within Sumo Logic and streamline their remediation efforts.
DivvyCloud announced a new channel partner program designed to broaden the company's global footprint and help meet the demand for its solution. The program is launching with inaugural partners Trace3, Slalom, Optiv, BigCo. SmallCo., Cloud49, ThunderCat Technology, and World Wide Technology. All were selected for their digital transformation and cloud security competency, positive reputations and respectability in the IT industry, and their commitment to helping customers use cloud and container services to achieve innovation without loss of control.
Community reaches significant milestone as cloud native adoption continues to grow
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 14, 2019 – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Prometheus™, today announced that its End User Community has grown to 100 members. The CNCF End User Community consists of enterprises and startups that are committed to accelerating the adoption of cloud native technologies and improving the deployment experience.
VMblog visits the Hedvig booth during KubeCon 2018 in Seattle to learn more about their cloud-like enterprise-grade storage for containers solution.
They are re-architecting software-defined storage and accelerating enterprise adoption of private and hybrid clouds. The Hedvig Distributed Storage Platform combines block, file, and object storage for bare metal, hypervisor, and container environments. And their claim to fame is their solution gets better and faster as it scales.
VMblog visits the Sysdig booth during KubeCon 2018 in Seattle to learn more about their unified container security, performance monitoring, and forensics solutions.
Sysdig is built on open source cloud-native technologies, including Falco, the runtime security project; sysdig, the open source container forensics tool; and Prometheus, the Kubernetes monitoring and alerting toolkit.
VMblog visits the Binaris booth during KubeCon 2018 in Seattle to learn more about their solution and how they use serverless functions for apps.
Binaris functions can meet the performance and scalability requirements typically associated with Kubernetes implementations. The Binaris programming model keeps cloud infrastructure out of the way so developers can focus on adding business value.
VMblog visits the Rancher booth during KubeCon 2018 in Seattle to learn more about its container management software.
Rancher builds innovative, open source software for enterprises leveraging containers and Kubernetes to accelerate software development and improve IT operations. The flagship Rancher container management platform allows users to easily manage all aspects of running Kubernetes in production, on any infrastructure. RancherOS is a simplified Linux distribution built from containers for running containers.