Slice Labs Extends Its Insurance Cloud Services To UK and EU

Slice has extended the availability of its cloud services platform from the US and Canada to the UK and EU. The company’s geographic expansion follows a $20 million Extended Series A funding.

Global Cloud Provider DigitalOcean Releases Kubernetes as a Service

DigitalOcean, a global cloud provider that now has a $200 million run rate and a community that is more than 3.5 million developers strong, has announced that its new managed Kubernetes service is now available with production-ready functionality and full customer support.

Data Platform Provider Looker Closes $103M Series E Financing Round

Looker has closed a Series E financing round of $103 million led by Premji Invest, with new investment from Cross Creek Advisors and participation from Looker’s current investors. Since 2013, Looker has raised $280.5 million in total funding.

Cirrascale Cloud Services Introduces Specialized NVMe Hot Tier Storage Offering

Cirrascale Cloud Services, a provider of public and private dedicated, multi-GPU cloud solutions enabling deep learning, has added a specialized NVMe hot tier storage offering to its cloud services platform. The new hot tier storage solution is powered by WekaIO Matrix, one of the world’s fastest file systems.

Big Switch Expands Cloud-First Strategy with AWS Public Cloud Monitoring

Big Switch Networks, the Cloud-First Networking Company, today announced general availability of Big Monitoring Fabric for AWS, a seamless deep packet monitoring solution that enables workload monitoring within customer specified VPCs.

Multi-Tenant Data Center Firm DC BLOX Launches Cloud Storage Service

DC Blox, a multi-tenant data center company wit interconnected data centers that are located in Atlanta, GA; Huntsville, AL; and Chattanooga, TN; with Birmingham, AL scheduled for opening in Q1 2019, has announced the immediate availability of its DC BLOX Cloud Storage service.

Cloud Backup Solution Dropsuite Integrated With

Dropsuite (ASX: DSE), a global cloud software platform, has entered into a partnership with - an end-to-end provisioning and automation platform for “quick and effective” management of cloud businesses.

Fugue Risk Manager Released to Identify Cloud Compliance Violations

Fugue has announced the availability of its Fugue Risk Manager solution. A Software-as-a-Service offering, Fugue Risk Manager can identify compliance violations in cloud environments and automatically remediate unauthorized infrastructure changes.

Check Point Announces General Availability of CloudGuard SaaS

Global cybersecurity solutions provider, Check Point Software Technologies, has announced the general availability of CloudGuard SaaS - a cloud suite designed to prevent sophisticated security threats that target SaaS applications.  

ParkMyCloud Adds New Method to Address Cloud Waste

ParkMyCloud has expanded its cloud cost optimization platform to include “rightsizing.” Rightsizing is a way to reduce wasted cloud spend by resizing cloud resources. This would provide significant savings, just by moving a virtual machine down one size tier, 50% or more.

Cylance Unveils AI-Powered Cloud Security Solution for AWS

Irvine, California-based Cylance has announced support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) with its CylancePROTECT for the cloud solution. This cloud security solution would secure cloud workloads in public, private, and hybrid cloud computing environments.

Cloud Server Provider LayerStack Expands In Asia Pacific Japan

LayerStack, an IaaS cloud server provider headquartered in Hong Kong, with multiple data centers in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan, is now performing an infrastructure and network upgrade of all its cloud server hosting and network equipment at their Tier3+ rated Equinix data center in Singapore.

Site24x7 Introduces AI-Driven Microsoft Azure Monitoring

Site24x7, a cloud offering from Zoho Corporation with offices worldwide including the Netherlands, US, India, Singapore, Japan and China, has introduced its AI-powered Microsoft Azure monitoring as well as its chatbot integration with Microsoft Teams.

Microservices Firewall Innovator Alcide Raises $7 Million to Expand in US, EMEA

Alcide, a company providing its Microservices Firewall that enables application-aware security controls for cloud infrastructure, workloads and external service mesh against different attack scenarios, has raised $7 million in Series A funding from new investor CE Ventures alongside existing investors Intel Capital and Elron.