There's a real battle in the virtualization market as VMware positions itself as cloud computing's operating system. Meanwhile, Microsoft is gaining traction and players like Citrix and Red Hat are also a threat. Virtualization's main selling point - the ability to use more computing capacity and save on servers - resonates for obvious reasons.
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Brocade plans to eliminate the constraints that customers previously felt when it came to networking by pushing forward its open-source initiative, OpenDaylight Project.
Steve Wozniak re-joins the team from Fusion-io in the stealthy Primary Data data virtualization / SDDC startup.
The brains behind Fusion-io — the company that revolutionized server economics with PCI flash storage — are at it again. Primary Data plans to disrupt enterprise storage. Here's how.
The next version of Windows Server is at an early stage of development, but some of the new functionality for orchestrating virtualised compute, storage and networking resources on commodity hardware is available for early adopters to test. Here's how it's shaping up.
From secure containers to Docker support, to abstracted networking and storage, the most interesting features in the next version of Windows Server will come next year with a later preview and System Center beta.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
While CAPEX and OPEX seem like boring accounting issues, how you play them may determine just how strong, competitively differentiated and secure your business becomes over the long haul.
Ubuntu's new hypervisor for containers, LXD, is not a Docker rival nor is it an Ubuntu-only project.
As a way to ensure it provides an end-to-end solution portfolio, Dell offers its customers the ability to trial their proof of concept at its centre of excellence when they virtualise their desktop applications.
Telstra will play host to VMware's vCloud Air public cloud platform as it makes its move into the Australian marketplace, with the country's largest telco set to host the platform in its domestic datacentres.
Security is a big concern for users of container technologies, but Ubuntu, with Docker and LXC, thinks it has a solution.
Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer may have hated Linux, but new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says Microsoft loves Linux. What changed Microsoft's mind?
With Microsoft throwing its weight behind Docker containers, the man who started the project, Docker CTO Solomon Hykes, spells out the message behind the Windows move.
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 is available today. And with it SLES 12 brings several significant new features and extensions to the desktop and to the datacenter.
A recent demonstration of Sanbolic's software shows that SDS provides a number of useful benefits.