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Cybersecurity
Significant security concerns resulting from open source software ubiquity
"The risk is real, and the industry must work closely together in order to move away from poor open source or software supply chain security practices."
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Open source
DataStax secures US$115 million to fund database expansion
DataStax has secured US$115 million in funding, which it will use to develop and expand its Astra DB multi-cloud database and Astra Streaming service globally.
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Testing
Catchpoint releases open source, web testing suite
It allows web developers, SEO managers and performance teams to run instant tests from various locations and receive a detailed performance audit.
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Machine learning
Iterative launches machine learning management tool
"The ability to build ML model registries using Git infrastructure and DevOps principles allows models to get into production faster.”
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Kubernetes
Sysdig unveils new Kubernetes troubleshooting and cloud innovations
Sysdig has introduced two new innovations that look to help bolster cloud services and simplify Kubernetes troubleshooting.
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Cloud Security
Aqua Security createa unified scanner for cloud native security
“By integrating more cloud native scanning targets into Trivy, such as Kubernetes, we are simplifying cloud native security."
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Cybersecurity
CISOs believe open source offers faster path to security
“Perceptions of open source software are evolving. What was once seen as potential risk is now seen as an enabler for both security and business."
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Open source
Red Hat report: Enterprise open source new pandemic response
Open source giant Red Hat's latest report, 'The State of Enterprise Open source 2022,' reveals why the community is a catalyst for changing the working world as we know it.
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Open source
Red Hat Summit to address the open hybrid cloud ecosystem
With almost 30 years of experience in open source software, Red Hat knows a thing or two about how to successfully run a business, and the company has just released its latest information on the open hybrid ecosystem.
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Open source
DiUS announces sale of global contract testing platform
DiUS has announced it has entered a definitive agreement to sell its global contract-testing collaboration platform, Pactflow, to SmartBear.
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Open source
Free security training from the Open source Security Foundation
A free training course on developing secure software from the Open source Security Foundation is now available.
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Open source
GitHub releases updates to Actions for better workflows
GitHub has released three new features for GitHub Actions to assist teams of all sizes to work faster at scale and enable increased productivity.
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Open source
Majority of organisations rely on open source to drive innovation
"In the post-pandemic world, enterprises continue to keep up with the digitalisation of their infrastructure, processes, people, and customer experiences."
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Open source
IT leaders more likely to select vendor who contributes to open source community - Red Hat
Enterprise open source is increasingly seen as having many of the same positive attributes as proprietary software.
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Open source
Snowflake to acquire data application framework Streamlit
Snowflake has announced its intent to acquire Streamlit, enabling global developers and data scientists to mobilise data. 
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Open source
Dell announces new solutions for the open telecom ecosystem
Dell Technologies has introduced new telecommunications solutions and services to help CSPs affordably ramp their transformation to open, cloud-native networks.
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Open source
The latest Kong Enterprise release is now 25% faster
Kong has announced Kong Enterprise 2.7, a service connectivity platform that enables companies to manage APIs and microservices at scale.
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Open source
2021 Open source Awards celebrate best NZ has to offer
"The joy of open source is the joy of sharing, learning from others and building capability that can be used anywhere by anyone."
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Open source
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
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Open source
The Linux Foundation makes record progress in addressing talent shortages
The Linux Foundation summarises the progress made in 2021 towards its goal of ensuring anyone can start an open source technology career.
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Open source
The aftermath of Log4j - What can be done to protect businesses?
Last year's Apache Log4j vulnerability created a lot of chaos, so what can be done to protect companies from the security implications?
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Open source
Confluent launches new technology initiatives for data silos
Open source data streaming company Confluent has launched its expansion of new connectors and on-demand scaling to break down data silos.
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Open source
Why your business should adopt open source
Enterprises face an overwhelming degree of technological complexity due to code, application and cloud and network sprawl, making it more difficult to know what’s happening in the tech stack and how to fix problems as they arise.
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Open source
Vocus, SoftIron to create cloud storage solution Datahub
Vocus has announced the launch of Datahub, a new cloud storage solution in partnership with open source data storage vendor SoftIron.