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HyTrust, Intel team to lock down VMware virtual machines

Boundary controls ensure VMware workloads only run in trusted locations....

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 extends virtual workspaces to mobile devices

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

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...

The Evolution of Cognitive Radio Systems: Part 1

This 10-part series will discuss the notion of “cognitive” radio, the combination of a radio transceiver with computerized intelligence to automate coordination of devices, networks and services for improved functionality,...

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Impact of Today’s Hardware and Software Applications in Cloud-based Environments: Part 2

This is a continuation of a previous article. In my prior post, I proposed developments in software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) technologies that can help further advance the benefits of cloud...

How-to: Get started with Docker

Docker makes virtualization light, easy, and portable; follow this step-by-step guide from installing Docker to building a Docker container for the Apache Web server...

VMware opens up testing of next-gen vSphere to anyone

The product is expected to be announced at VMworld in August...

Sparc and Windows get more love in Oracle VM update

Oracle VM 3.3 supports larger pages and can speed Windows operations with paravirtualized drivers...

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Early user of VMware NSX net virtualization tool extols fine grain controls

Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently sat down with WestJet technologist Richard Sillito to learn what the company is learning about network virtualization and its broader NSX plans....

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