HP to buy Aruba Networks for $2.7B in mobile push

Just last week, Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman said that her company would be “on the hunt” to acquire new companies, and now she has made good on that promise. HP plans to buy Aruba Networks in a $3 billion transaction that, factoring in cash and debt, works out to about $2.

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Another AWS reboot planned for March

Amazon Web Services will reboot a portion of its server fleet over the next two weeks. The reboot is necessary due to a Xen vulnerability that will be disclosed in detail on March 10. An Amazon Web Services (AWS) security advisory said it will affect fewer than 10% of its servers.

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Docker Orchestration Tools Enter General Availability

Orchestration has been a top priority for Docker, and the three Docker orchestration toolsets first announced in December are now available for download for the first time: Docker Machine, Swarm, and Compose.

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Pivotal goes all-in with open source in Big Data Suite

Bowing to customer pressure, enterprise software and services vendor Pivotal will release as open source the remainder of its software suite for analyzing data.

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Amazon AWS Config is now available in further AWS regions

Amazon Web Services announced availability of ‘AWS Config’ service in further AWS regions. “AWS Config is now available for customers and partners to use in US East (N.Virginia), US West (Oregon), EU (Ireland) and Asia Pacific (Sydney).

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Amazon Route 53 Introduces AWS CloudTrail Integration, Tagging, Health Check Status Column, and One-Click Alarms

You can now use AWS CloudTrail to record and log Route 53 API calls. Using CloudTrail, customers can get a history of their Route 53 API calls made via the AWS Management Console, AWS SDKs, command line tools, and higher-level AWS services (such as AWS CloudFormation).

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Box launches Enterprise Key Management encryption to protect company data

Box has launched a beta Enterprise Key Management (EKM) encryption service for security conscious customers.

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AWS Lambda Debuts for Running Code in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) makes heavy use of server virtualization technologies, but recently it introduced something very cool and new: AWS Lambda.

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Docker 1.5: IPv6 support, read-only containers, stats, “named Dockerfiles” and more

The Docker project team wanted to start the new year out right with something awesome; that’s why we’re super excited to announce the first Docker release for 2015.

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Live Kernel Patching Support Called For Linux 3.20 Kernel

It looks like the infrastructure to facilitate live kernel patching will be added to the Linux 3.20 kernel, the result of collaboration for SUSE’s kGraft and Red Hat’s Kpatch…

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