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Automic launches continuous delivery tools on Azure

Automic launched a plugin to bring its Application Release Automation and Service Orchestration continuous delivery tools to the Microsoft Azure infrastructure as a service offering.

Netronome aims to bring large-scale data center benefits to enterprises

Netronome wants to bring large-scale data centers efficiencies to enterprise server networking. The vendor unveiled the Agilio Server Networking Platform, a hardware- and software-based product aimed at offloading server-based networking data paths.

Walmart goes open source with development and lifecycle management offering

If you'd told me a couple of years ago that one day I'd be writing about Walmart and DevOps in the same article, I probably would have laughed.

AWS expands to SKorea, plans 4 other regional data center launches for 2016

Amazon Web Services expanded its presence to yet another region. The public cloud company is continuing to grow, and it has been making significant gains in the Asia Pacific market. This time, it launched two availability zones in the Seoul, Korea.

Rumor has it Verizon is selling off data centers

A Reuters article citing "people familiar with the matter" indicated that Verizon kicked off the new year by putting its colocation and hosting data centers up for sale. If true, then Verizon may be the latest cloud casualty, which would be a significant reversal of its strategy that currently revolves around assets and people it gained from the acquisition of Terremark Worldwide for $1.4 billion in 2011.

With the beginning of a new year comes a new round of AWS price cuts

This week, Amazon Web Services reduced the prices of EC2 yet again. If you're keeping count, this is the 51st AWS price reduction since the public cloud provider launched a decade ago (yes, AWS turns 10 this year).

Spotlight: Sentinel Data Centers to provide direct links to public cloud providers

Sentinel Data Centers will soon be directly connecting its customers to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services using the public cloud providers' ExpressRoute and AWS Direct Connect, respectively.

Red Hat launched dedicated public cloud option for OpenShift

Red Hat is targeting enterprises and development teams with the launch of OpenShift Dedicated, a platform as a service offering meant to be deployed, managed and supported on Amazon Web Services.

Datadog extends cloud monitoring to OpenStack clouds

Noting growing interest in OpenStack among organizations building private clouds, Datadog unveiled an integration between its cloud monitoring application and the open source cloud software.

Virtustream gets no love from VMware as vendor walks away from joint venture with EMC

There's an odd situation right now between VMware and its parent company, EMC. The planned joint Virtustream venture will now be a solo one. VMware has opted out of the arrangement after investors clearly showed a dislike for the idea; and the company plans to continue running its vCloud Air cloud offering.