CloudBolt and StormForge team up to bring Kubernetes solution to FinOps

CloudBolt Software, a cloud ROI firm, has partnered with StormForge, a provider of Kubernetes resource optimisation, to bring Kubernetes cost visibility and optimisation into the FinOps ecosystem.

It is hoped this will give organisations the alignment and agency they need across engineering and FinOps to maximise their return on cloud investments.

According to a survey by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Kubernetes is used in 96% of global businesses. Public...

ZEDEDA launches Kubernetes-as-a-Service for distributed edge

ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge infrastructure orchestration, today announced ZEDEDA Edge Kubernetes Service, an industry-first, fully managed Kubernetes service for the distributed edge.

The new service includes a Kubernetes runtime that is curated, managed and supported by ZEDEDA, as well as integrations with industry-leading orchestrators.

Containerised workloads at the edge are exploding, with Gartner predicting that “by 2028, 80% of customer software running at the...

ZEDEDA launches Kubernetes-as-a-Service for the Distributed Edge

ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge infrastructure orchestration, has unveiled ZEDEDA Edge Kubernetes Service, an industry-first, fully managed Kubernetes service for the distributed edge.

The new service includes a Kubernetes runtime that is curated, managed and supported by ZEDEDA, as well as integrations with industry-leading orchestrators.

Containerised workloads at the edge are exploding, with Gartner predicting that “by 2028, 80% of customer software running at the...

Akamai acquires Kubernetes cloud storage start-up Ondat

Content delivery network provider Akamai is acquiring Kubernetes cloud storage firm Ondat to bolster its Cloud Connected distributed platform.

Akamai sees Ondat’s cloud-native platform and persistent storage capabilities as a powerful tool to add to its edge cloud services portfolio.

The company’s Cloud Connected platform emerged from its acquisition of cloud hosting platform Linode in February 2022. The buyout of Ondat further facilitates this shift towards...

Jeroen Overmaat, Spectro Cloud: How Kubernetes is driving change

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At Spectro Cloud we’re right at the heart of the vibrant cloud-native landscape. We make Palette, a Kubernetes management platform that enables organizations to manage thousands of clusters at scale, whether they’re in public clouds, data centres, on bare metal or edge environments. Containers and Kubernetes are powerful but they can be complex, and our mission is to take that pain...

Red Hat brings new edge capabilities to hybrid cloud systems

Open source solutions provider Red Hat has launched new enhancements across its hybrid cloud solutions portfolio to accelerate edge adoption in enterprise.

The set of cross-portfolio capabilities focus on supporting customers migration to edge computing by limiting complexity, enhancing security, and increasing confidence in systems management from the data centre to the edge.

As part of the Red Hat Edge Initiative, these new features represent a collective push to...

Spectro Cloud scores £30.5m for Kubernetes management platform

Sunshine breaking through the clouds.

Spectro Cloud, a Kubernetes management platform provider, has closed a $40 million (£30.5m) Series B funding round.

The round, which was led by New York-based investor Stripes, sees Spectro Cloud’s total funding to date reach $67.5 million (£51.5m) as enterprises are increasingly turning to Kubernetes for edge deployments.

Other investors included Sierra Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, WestWave Capital, T-Mobile Ventures and Alter Venture Partners, all of which also...

Red Hat launches new edge capabilities alongside improved architecture

Open-source software giant Red Hat has launched several new edge capabilities for enterprises alongside an improved architecture.

IDC forecasts that global spending on edge computing will reach around $250.6 billion in 2024. The company’s analysts say that spending on edge software will account for approximately 21 percent of that spend.

Dave McCarthy, Research Director of Edge Strategies at IDC, says:

"Edge products and services are powering the next wave of...