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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

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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.

EMC pools enterprise smarts to create data 'lakes'

Technology from VMware, Pivotal and EMC storage will go into big-data analytics systems

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First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

With welcome improvements to key features, as well as the bundling of backup and recovery, the leading virtualization platform doesn't disappoint

VMware expands desktop virtualization to Linux

VMware Horizon 6 will be able to deliver Red Hat and Ubuntu Linux desktops

How to get certified in VMware virtual networking

Virtual networking is sweeping the IT industry. Here are the top certifications and training for becoming an expert in SDN.

Red Hat strips down for Docker

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host contains only the tools needed for developing and running Docker containers

Spain's Telefonica goes virtual with HP

The international carrier will virtualize functions in its network for more flexibility

VMware takes on mobile networks with vCloud for NFV

The virtualized network functions in its platform can come from many vendors

Brocade acquires mobile SDN company

Brocade has announced plans to acquire Connectem, a privately-held company whose virtualization software maps mobile workloads to clouds.

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