F5 buys NGINX for $670m to give itself a DevOps refresh

F5 Networks has laid down $670m to hoover up NGINX, the company behind the eponymous open source web server.

Microsoft throws Windows PowerShell revamp at ‘surprising’ lack of uptake

Microsoft will “renew” efforts to completely replace its Window PowerShell command-line shell and scripting language platform following lacklustre uptake.

Red Hat debuts OpenShift 4, tips hat at hybrid clouds

Red Hat opened up OpenShift into the hybrid cloud this week, as it unveiled the first update of its container platform in...

Microsoft and Oracle strike cloud alliance which could see ancient apps...

Microsoft and Oracle have struck a cloud alliance, giving techies everywhere the opportunity to run applications which are older than you across...

Consul 1.6 sets out to make service traffic routing more secure

HashiCorp’s Consul team has released version 1.6 beta of its distributed service mesh. Stand-out additions of the release are new Layer 7...

Sysdig Secure turns 2.4 and celebrates with new UIs and profiling...

The team behind Sysdig Secure has released version 2.4 of the container security product, sprinkling runtime profiling and a new policy editor...

Python Foundation sounds official death knell for Python 2

After over a decade of sniping, the war between Python 2 and Python 3 supporters will soon be over: The Python Foundation...

Snyk sprinkles DevOps dust on Trend Micro security platform

Snyk has slipped into the mainstream security space with a strategic partnership with threat defense vendor Trend Micro. The...

Azure taps new Stream Analytics features

Microsoft will launch a raft of new features for its Azure Stream Analytics platform in preview next week, though you’ll have to...

Ansible Tower 3.6 introduces approval nodes

Red Hat has quietly pushed out version 3.6 of Ansible Tower, offering users customisable notifications, workflow pauses, and better integration with GitHub...