Google Cloud announces new Spot VMs, partners with Spot by NetApp

Google Cloud has announced a public preview of their new Spot VMs, and is partnering with Spot by NetApp to help users benefit from the cloud provider’s excess compute capacity. Spot VMs will enhance Google’s current offering of spare capacity, Preemptible VMs, and will give customers even more savings with fewer restrictions. Paired with Spot by NetApp, users will have cost-efficient, automated and optimized cloud infrastructure.


StackStorm announces Partnership Program with the 5 founding Partners

Earlier this year StackStorm established a partnership program with some first partners that supported StackStorm in its Open Source journey when the project joined the Linux Foundation. The Partners Program was created to recognize companies and organizations that provide ongoing assistance to the StackStorm Open Source project. Because of the substantial support provided by these partners, we have been able to expand and improve StackStorm.


Portainer and Canonical Expand Partnership Launching Business Charm for Charmed Kubernetes

Auckland, New Zealand – Portainer announced the launch of its Portainer Business Charmed Operator, allowing for seamless integration with Canonical’s Charmed Kubernetes distribution. The new Portainer charm allows users of Canonical’s Charmed Kubernetes distribution to automatically install and integrate Portainer Business as part of the Kubernetes cluster deployment process, using Juju, the Charmed Operator framework.

BSO partners with ImpactScope becoming the first connectivity provider to offer carbon offsetting for crypto traders

BSO, in partnership with Geneva-based ImpactScope, a social enterprise providing carbon offsetting solutions to digital asset exchanges and crypto mining companies, has become the first connectivity provider to offer clients that trade cryptocurrencies the means to calculate and offset the excess carbon emissions of their operations.