Dynamic cloud

Varnish 6.0 adds greater security and cloud support

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Varnish Software, a pioneer in caching software and high-performance content delivery, today announced a new release of its Varnish platform for API and web acceleration, streaming and DIY content delivery networks (CDNs). Varnish 6.0, the commercial version of Varnish Cache, includes new features for security, cloud deployments, cache invalidation and full HTTP/2 support. The new release is currently under limited availability.

New features help to prevent cache leaks, support dynamic cloud environments including Kubernetes and facilitate efficient cache updates

Varnish 6.0 provides new capabilities for overcoming challenges in the dynamic online world, helping organisations to manage their websites, apps and content delivery faster, safer, at a lower cost and more flexibly. Over recent years, mobile apps and bots have contributed to extremely heavy website traffic. Video, images and streaming consume ever-growing amounts of bandwidth. At the same time, cache leaks like Cloudbleed are a growing threat. And new regulations including GDPR herald a new era of security requirements.

Dynamic Hybrid: The new generation of cloud

Grazed from Stuff.co.nz. Author: Editorial Staff

Your business may use various IT infrastructures to store, access and manage data and IT resources - perhaps a primary common server in combination with some web-based services and cloud-based storage. You may not be aware, however, that a new generation of cloud-based platforms can integrate these services.

According to the IBM Centre for Applied Insights, it's estimated that around 61 per cent of businesses will be using a 'hybrid cloud' environment to facilitate their data needs by the end of 2014. Essentially, a hybrid cloud combines internal and external cloud solutions with your traditional environment, giving your business the flexibility to move quickly, while also making full use of the IT resources you already have...