HP this week said it plans to buy Stackato, ActiveState's Cloud Foundry-based, private platform-as-a-service business, in a move that appears to be part of a larger effort at HP to step up its cloud ambitions.
As more people buy smartwatches and bring them into the enterprise, these same devices could pose significant security risks. HP's Fortify security unit tested 10 different smartwatches and found that all of them were vulnerable to cyberattacks.
When Sprint wanted to automate its server provisioning in the cloud, the difficult part wasn't in using the automation technologies themselves. Instead, according to a blog post by Chris Saunderson, program manager and lead architect for IT automation at Sprint Nextel, the hard part was changing people and matching them to new processes.
In four months Hewlett Packard will complete its much-publicized split, but not everyone is sticking around to see the event. Today the company announced that head of enterprise Bill Veghte will leave the company later this summer to pursue other opportunities.
Cloud Foundry Foundation has brought on another big name to help guide the fledgling organization's path and build a strong community of partners and developers. Fresh from Mozilla, Stormy Peters has joined the company to head up its developer relations efforts – a role similar to the one she held at her previous employer.
The idea of a standard container runtime and image format may not be far off. Docker and CoreOS, as well as practically everyone who's anyone in cloud, have teamed up to form a new Linux Foundation initiative.
As Microsoft prepares to roll out its Windows 10 operating system for PCs and tablets next month, HP is planning to launch an enterprise tablet running the OS in August.
Cisco is delving deeper into OpenStack with the planned acquisition of Piston Cloud.
Continuous delivery and continuous integration tend to get more attention than what some would call the third leg of the DevOps barstool. Continuous testing is the next step for those on the path to true automation, and it looks like HP is the latest vendor to buy into the need for testing automation.
The top news stories for May 22, 2015.