May 7, 2021

Industry News: May 3-7 – Big Data and Kubernetes, Amazon’s Cloud Success, Navisite’s President Gives Back

Megan Ferringer

Every week we highlight cloud computing and technology news of interest. This week we’re covering the popularity and challenges of adopting Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) double-digit revenue growth, the general availability of Amazon DevOps Guru, how a lack of collaboration may be impacting digital transformation and Navisite’s President Gina Murphy’s impact on women working in technology.

Let’s get started…

When it comes to big data cloud migrations and cost reduction, enterprises are increasingly adopting Kubernetes. That’s according to one new study, which also found that this adoption is resulting in performance challenges. Dive into how organizations are adopting Kubernetes for big data applications in VMblog here.

Microsoft and Google aren’t the only ones reporting cloud success—Amazon is also sharing details of strong growth. In fact, according to its recent earnings, AWS saw 32% growth in the first quarter. Why does the company say more organizations are choosing to partner with the cloud provider? Find out in CRN here.

On the heels of positive earnings news, AWS announced the general availability of Amazon DevOps Guru this week. The application observability offering is built to detect operational issues before they cause outages or other problems. Learn more about how the offering works in Silicon Angle here.

New research indicates that a lack of collaboration between specialist teams may be getting in the way of digital transformation and security. In fact, the study found that half of CIOs surveyed believe this is the case. How can companies overcome this disconnect among teams? Check out the details in CIO Dive here.

From helping to launch the “Next Steminist” scholarship to fostering a company culture dedicated to its customers and employees, Navisite President and COO Gina Murphy brings a unique perspective to the tech world. Read more about how Murphy is working to give back in her own way, and as a company, in BostInno here.

And don’t forget, the deadline to apply for Navisite’s Next Steminist scholarship is quickly approaching. If you or someone you know is eligible, be sure to apply by May 17th. Learn more here.

About Megan Ferringer

Megan is the Content Marketing Manager at Navisite with more than 10 years of experience helping brands discover and tell their stories. From working at a global non-profit organization to boutique marketing agencies in Chicago, she champions the power of storytelling across all industries.