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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

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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.

HyTrust, Intel team to lock down VMware virtual machines

Boundary controls ensure VMware workloads only run in trusted locations.

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

Hot products at VMworld 2014

Click through all the products being released at VMworld this week

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REVIEW: RHEL 7 anchors enterprise-focused ecosystem

Latest version of Red Hat focuses on containerized instances of the OS

VMware CEO: Be brave and partner

This year's VMworld conference brings a flurry of new technologies from VMware and its many partners

VMware prepares OpenStack for enterprise use

VMware Integrated OpenStack runs on VMware's vSphere

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Storage vendor sends “hangover” kit, expects VMWorld to be one big party

Storage vendor X-IO is either looking to butter up journalists covering VMWorld, or they expect the conference to just be one big party. Or maybe a little bit of both. Days before the show kicks off Cloud Chronicles got a FedEx...

Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

VMware's Virtual SAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance -- and freedom from traditional storage systems

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Top 5 things to watch for at VMWorld 2014

A year ago VMware laid out an ambitious plan, now it’s time to hear the details.

Docker gets a GitHub-like repository from CoreOS

The recently purchased Quay.io provides the software and services for CoreOS to run a Docker hub

Amazon protects its virtual desktops with two-factor authentication

The company's WorkSpaces service can be used with hardware tokens from Gemalto

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IBM/DARPA turn out brain-like 5-billion transistor superchip

The developers said the chip, which can be tiled to create large arrays, is built on Samsung Foundry's 28nm process technology, the 5.4 billion transistor chip has one of the highest transistor counts of any chip ever produced. Each...

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