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Windows 10 and the mystery of the missing cloud

Azure, one of the strongest cards in Microsoft's hand, was absent from the Windows 10 preview event


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University of Maryland takes next steps with virtualization

With it storage and servers stabilized, the university is moving to the next level of virtualization. It’s readying a redundant off-site facility to protect its virtualized IT assets and plans to switch out its physical desktops for...

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Are you ready for the end of Windows Server 2003?

Microsoft is cutting off support for the popular OS in six months, so you need to start putting together a migration plan now.

Citrix develops mouse to make iPads, iPhones more Windows friendly

The mouse uses Citrix's Receiver client to interact with remote Windows apps

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Intel reports record revenues for fourth quarter, driven by server business

The record fourth quarter occurred in spite of with flat or negative growth in PC, mobile, and Internet of Things businesses.

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EMC shoots down break-up talk: 'We’re better together'

EMC President of products and marketing Jeremy Burton shot down calls for the company to split off VMware or RSA.

Citrix aims to cut virtual desktop costs with next-gen XenServer

Version 6.5 offers better performance and improved GPU virtualization capabilities

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AMD's chip chief departs, as do other key execs

A trio of top AMD executives are no longer with the company, including chip chief John Byrne, as newly-appointed CEO Lisa Su moves AMD forward.

Citrix buys Sanbolic to virtualize storage for VDI, app delivery

Sanbolic's software is designed to make data everywhere available when applications need it

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Startup Reddo Mobility gets $4.25M to give Windows apps a second wind

Windows desktop applications aren’t going to disappear from enterprises overnight, but if Reddo Mobility has its way, many of them will morph into mobilized ones sooner than later.

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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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.

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