SUSE Acquires Rancher Labs: Is the Cloud Native Promise Under Threat from Consolidation?

When SUSE, the world’s largest independent open source company, announced its acquisition of Rancher Labs in early July 2020, the industry took notice. Clearly, the Kubernetes management industry is very much alive. But, the merger also raised the question of what this means for users? After all, a key value proposition of cloud native technologies, like SUSE, is that they are modular, interoperable, and flexible.


SUSE Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Rancher Labs

I’m excited to announce that Rancher has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by SUSE. Rancher is the most widely used enterprise Kubernetes platform. SUSE is the largest independent open source software company and a leader in enterprise Linux. By combining Rancher and SUSE, we not only gain massive engineering resources to further strengthen our market-leading product, we are also able to preserve our unique 100% open source business model.


Redash is joining Databricks

We’re happy to announce that Redash is joining Databricks. We’ve been an open-source company grounded in helping our community of users make sense of their data. We found this same culture and values in Databricks, and we’re excited to be able to carry on our vision to democratize access to data — now in a larger home where we can bring this to even more people.


Netreo Acquires Microsoft Azure Monitoring Company CloudMonix To Expand Capabilities

CloudMonix’s Experience in Monitoring Microsoft Azure Strengthens Netreo’s Focus on Cloud Monitoring Capabilities Huntington Beach, Calif. – June 2, 2020 – Netreo, the award-winning platform for IT infrastructure management and one of Inc.