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Chef boosts application IQ with Habitat launch

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Chef has launched a new open source project called Habitat, which it claims introduces a new approach for application automation.

IBM adds EZSource to bolster transformation capabilities


IBM has announced its intention to acquire EZSource as it continues efforts to build its offerings in the digital world. The additional of EZSource is touted as a means to bolster IBM’s capabilities to aide enterprise organizations in their digital transformation journey.

What the buzz is DevOps?

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In an industry where there seems to be a constant conveyor belt of buzzwords, you’ll struggle to find one that is currently more widely used that DevOps. Here we look at the business value of one of 2016’s most prominent trends.

Brocade makes play for DevOps market with StackStorm acquisition


Networking vendor Brocade has acquired StackStorm, a start-up that builds software for automating datacentre operations.

HPE launches AppPulse Trace to monitor cloud apps

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has launched a service that developer clients can use to monitor their cloud app performances.

IBM and Microsoft race to develop Blockchain-As-A-Service

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IBM has made 44,000 lines of code available to the Linux Foundation’s open source Hyperledger Project in a bid to speed the development of a Blockchain ledger for secure distributed online financial transactions.

Exponential Docker usage shows container popularity

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Adoption of Docker’s containerisation technology has entered a period of explosive growth with its usage numbers nearly doubling in the last three months, according to its latest figures.

IBM and Catalogic Software combine to slash costs of data management


IBM and Catalogic Software have jointly launched a new set of systems which combine Catalogic’s copy data manager ECX with IBM’s storage offerings, in a bid to help clients trim the excessive costs of duplicate data.

IT conflict in UK companies stunts growth claims DevOps study

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British firms are falling behind in the app economy thanks to conflict between their development and operations departments, according to a business analyst’s study.

OVH promises undeniable public cloud service in the UK

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European hosting giant OVH has launched a public cloud service in the UK with customisable security as protection against cyber attacks becomes a major selling point alongside open systems mobility.