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Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

IBM climbs on the Docker bandwagon

IBM will offer an enterprise-hosted service for running Docker containers


CoreOS's Rocket launch aimed directly at Docker

CoreOS wants to strip the container model back to the basics and let the rest of Linux do the support work

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How to get more out of your virtualized and cloud environments

Virtualization has brought great efficiencies to IT, but has created new challenges/new opportunities to save more.

Wozniak still aims to simplify: Now, all of enterprise storage

Woz has joined former Fusion-io colleagues at Primary Data, a startup virtualizing data

Amazon embraces Docker with new customer tool

EC2 Container Service can be used to manage thousands of Docker containers

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Clear Choice Tests

CoreOS: A lean, mean virtualization machine

No-frills Linux distro offers rapid deployment of VM instances.

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Desktop-as-a-Service: Your BYOD assist

Using virtualized desktops delivered from the cloud is a way to bring apps to wherever your users are working and whatever they're working on.

Cisco slashing stake in VCE joint venture with EMC/VMware

EMC and Cisco confirmed on Wednesday morning that their VCE joint venture with VMware is headed into a new phase, with EMC taking control and Cisco cutting its stake.

Microsoft to bring Docker to Windows Server

It's another giant step for the Docker virtualization technology

VMware again lets users run virtualized desktops locally with Flex

Employees get a desktop they can use without Internet access and IT keeps control of it

Xen Project discloses serious vulnerability that impacts virtualized servers

Major cloud providers like Amazon and Rackspace were forced to reboot some of their servers in order to apply the patch

Citrix CEO Mark Templeton

Citrix touts new ‘software-defined workplace’ focus

Citrix rolls out software-defined workplace strategy

Brocade buys NFV mobile analytics assets

Vistapointe software virtualizes probes for mobile network operators

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How network virtualization is used as a security tool

As VMware sells its network virtualization software, it’s finding that security is a big driver for adoption.

VMware patches third-party components in vSphere platform

VCenter Server and ESXi patches update the bundled versions of Apache Struts, Apache Tomcat, glibc and JRE

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VMWorld 2014: Winners and Losers

Mobile computing, OpenStack and containers win, NSX, vCloud Air details too thin at VMware show.

VMware calls new “hyper-converged” system a building block for software-defined data centers

VMware system virtualizes compute, network and storage.

VMware extends virtual workspaces to mobile devices

The VMware Workspace Suite combines the AirWatch mobile management software with the Horizon virtual desktop portal

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VMware’s OpenStack strategy: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer

VMware has embraced OpenStack in a significant way at VMWorld

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