Virtualization

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Docker offers enterprise support, software for containers

The Docker Trusted Registry provides a central hub for enterprises to store containers


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Self-driving cars? Get ready for self-driving data

Once the dreams of science-fiction, self-driving cars will soon allow passengers to specify a destination and let the car pick the best route based on factors such as time, traffic, freeways and fuel consumption. This kind of...

Amazon boosts cloud offerings with souped-up virtual servers

The new M4 family of virtual servers are based on Intel's Haswell processors

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VMware's vSphere 6.0: Faster, smarter, more resilient

Latest version of VMware adds high availability, scalability, speed.

HP buying SDN company for NFV

HP this week signed a definitive agreement to acquire ConteXtream, a provider of OpenDaylight-based SDNs for service providers.

AWS upgrades highlight growing focus on cloud management

Better tools open the door for more advanced roll outs, as long as the changes needed within an organization aren't forgotten

Nuage visualizes the SDN

New application manages physical, virtual operations

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Establishing your virtual presence on the cheap

Virtual Maggie is a combination of more traditional software and equipment that allows a person to sit in a remote office (generally at their home) while people in the workplace can both see and converse with the remote worker via a...

Big Switch SDN update aids VMware integration, bare metal monitoring

Big Switch Networks bolsters SDN-based cloud fabric and monitoring applications.

Citrix's iPad mouse arrives next week

The X1 mouse lets iPad users control Windows applications housed in the data center

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Containers vs. virtual machines: How to tell which is the right choice for your enterprise

Just because containers are hotter than hot doesn't mean that virtual machines aren't still a better fit for some organizations. Here’s how to know which is right for you.

Alcatel-Lucent grows switching and virtual networking portfolio

Alcatel-Lucent continues to expand its switching and virtual networking portfolio.

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Coming soon: The app store for virtualization

In much the same way the consumer can download a quick game featuring colliding candy, a photo editing application or even a new operating system upgrade, there’s no reason why an enterprise can’t do the same for a virtual hardware...

VMware prepares its virtualization stack for Docker

VMware open sources a Linux distribution and access management software

VMware just created its first Linux OS, and it’s container-friendly

VMware releases Project Photon as way to dispel fears that container technology could threaten virtualization giant

Microsoft creates a container for Windows

Windows Server Containers will be able to run applications specifically built for Windows Server and .Net

AWS targets interrupted sessions with virtual desktops upgrade

The company has made many small WorkSpaces improvements for admins and users

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SDN management battle: TAPs vs. network packet brokers

Network management is a sticky issue when it comes to implementing software-defined networks and network virtualization.

Cisco programs the cloud

Virtualization and scale enhancements for service provider routers address traffic growth, network agility

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