AWS now provides integration with Slack so developers have access to tools they can use to manage environments through chat. We've written about ChatOps before, and what it aims to provide is more conversation-oriented development using chatbots that can connect to other apps and data to provide information and run commands.
WebRTC is coming up on its fifth birthday, but the technology (which stands for Web Real-Time Communication) struggled in its first few years to gain acceptance. Now it appears enterprise software developers are taking more notice and are beginning to use WebRTC to enable communications in a variety of Web-based applications.
A new product from CTERA aims to protect enterprise cloud operations by automating and securing in-cloud and cloud-to-cloud data.
There's a lot to be said for incident management tools, especially in a DevOps-oriented environment. The various tools on the market continue to get new features that add to their value, and now organizations will have the ability to add their own apps on top of one of them. VictorOps made its open API generally available yesterday.
A new IBM cloud service on its Bluemix platform as a service could help developers create applications capable of connecting to and integrating unstructured data.
Autodesk is now a platform as a service provider, but it's taking a different approach than most in the PaaS space.
Broadcom wants to help enterprises monitor the performance of their switches. The networking vendor has released BroadView, software designed to monitor switch performance.
HipChat is looking to integrate with third-party apps using a new API it unveiled this week. The HipChat Connect API is now in beta, but several companies are already on board to integrate with the team communications service, including Meekan, New Relic, PagerDuty, StatusPage.io and Zendesk.
HP unveiled Helion OpenStack 2.0 at OpenStack Summit Tokyo this week. The new version comes equipped with lifecycle management and security enhancements to help enterprises implement the OpenStack distribution.
3scale launched its API management tool on Oracle Cloud.