Cloud-native benefits stifled by critical security and networking issues

While most organizations today are using cloud-native apps, Kubernetes and microservices, they struggle to secure and connect the complex environments resulting from them, a Volterra survey reveals.

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Securing cloud-native apps

Respondents indicated that cloud-native apps and Kubernetes deployments are particularly difficult to secure and connect because of the growing number of APIs and microservices they incorporate, which make them more distributed and harder to protect.

“Cloud-native is no longer just a bold new idea for most organizations, it’s a reality. Enterprises have increasingly adopted cloud-native apps over the past couple years to achieve faster development cycles, greater scalability and less vendor lock-in. But their DevOps and NetOps teams are facing some serious security and networking hurdles they just didn’t anticipate,” said Mark Weiner, CMO, Volterra.

“Cloud-native apps rely heavily on a microservices architecture and use far more APIs than traditional monolithic apps, including deeply embedded and hidden APIs. This increase

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Prop 22 should influence states to provide benefits to gig-workers

  • Californians across the political spectrum voted to pass Proposition 22, affirming the importance of flexible work and the need to include new benefits and protections for gig-workers.
  • It is time to push forward, focused on better, permanent, collaborative solutions for millions of workers across the country.
  • Tony Xu is the co-founder and CEO of DoorDash.
  • This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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2020 has been a year of enormous upheaval. So many of the decisions we faced have been incredibly consequential, shaping the kind of future we want for this country. In one of those decisions, voters in California chose to embrace a new future for work in a decision that has taken on even greater importance in light of our nation’s present challenges.

By passing Proposition 22 with 58% of the vote, Californians affirmed the importance

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Research: Managing multicloud in the enterprise; benefits, barriers, and most popular cloud platforms

Many organizations are deploying a multicloud strategy, citing reasons such as avoiding vendor lock-in and competitive pricing, among others. However, while cloud platforms are becoming central to many businesses’ broader digital transformation strategies, some companies have no plans to take a multicloud approach.

TechRepublic Premium conducted an online survey to find out why some companies are continuing with mulitcloud migration and expansion plans, and how they are managing it, while others have hit the pause button.

The survey asked the following questions:

  • Does your company use a multicloud deployment?
  • Why hasn’t your company taken a multicloud approach?
  • What does multicloud look like at your company?
  • How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your overall cloud strategy?
  • Has managing your multicloud costs become a higher priority this year?
  • What public cloud platforms does your organization currently use?
  • What functions do you use cloud providers for?
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Revenera Monetization Monitor Highlights Benefits of Software Usage Analytics

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ITASCA, Ill., Nov. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Revenera, producer of leading solutions that help technology companies build better products, accelerate time to value and monetize what matters, today released the Revenera Monetization Monitor: Software Usage Analytics2020 report. Part of an annual series (first published as the Flexera Monetization Monitor ), this second report of 2020 provides product executives at software and IoT companies with benchmarks about software usage analytics.

The Revenera Monetization Monitor: Software Usage Analytics2020 is available here. (The first part in this year’s series, the Revenera Monetization Monitor: Monetization Models and Pricing2020, is available here.)

“Well-managed collection of software usage data provides significant advantages for technology companies. Those who do it well make data-driven decisions, deliver on customer needs, stop

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Web Benefits Design Named A Winner Of The Orlando Top Workplaces 2020 Award By Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Web Benefits Design has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Orlando Sentinel. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization: including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

“For five years, our employees have voiced their opinions and have agreed that Web Benefits Design is a  top place to work in Central Florida,” said Bethany Schenk, CEO and President of Web Benefits Design. “This year has been filled with changes beyond what we could have ever imagined. I am proud and honored to work alongside the best employees. Our employees are resilient, bright and talented. They continued to shine and never missed

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Chicago Software Company Lists Benefits Of Custom Software Development

Chicago Software Company Lists Benefits Of Custom Software Development

Orases | Custom Software To Reach Your Vision

Orases, a Chicago custom software company, recently released a blog listing the top benefits of custom software development. The new article focuses on explaining the main benefits that readers can expect to gain from getting custom software development projects completed.

Frederick, Maryland – November 17, 2020 – Orases, a Chicago custom software development company, recently released a new educational resource that focuses on explaining the benefits of custom software development. The new article is guided by the expert software developers at Orases who have the tools and knowledge necessary to handle any type of custom software development project that potential clients may need to be completed. They have designed this new article to help readers better understand how getting custom software made allows for more creativity, scalability, and a better return on investment.

Orases offers readers some valuable information regarding custom software

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Post-Pandemic Analysis: Online Language Learning Market | Cost Benefits and Flexibility of Online Language Learning to Boost Growth

The online language learning market is expected to grow by USD 21.57 billion during 2020-2024. The market will have a positive impact due to the spread of COVID-19. Factors such as lockdowns, supply chain disruptions, and change in consumer behavior have greatly influenced the demand for online learning services. Besides, the cost benefits and flexibility offered by online language learning models are expected to foster market growth during the forecast period.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Online Language Learning Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Online Language Learning Market: Cost Benefits and Flexibility of Online Language Learning

Online language learning programs are less expensive when compared to offline learning programs. They eliminate the need for classroom space,

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