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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EMC is to acquire a key OpenStack player, Cloudscaling, which offers private cloud enterprise customers compatibility with Amazon's public cloud.
Recently appointed Azure CTO Mark Russinovich spells out Microsoft's espousal of the container cause on its cloud computing platform and his reservations about Docker security.
First State Super has replaced its old storage infrastructure with Nimble arrays to reduce cost, improve performance, and have full visibility of its SAN performance.
The surge of interest among developers in Docker and containers is giving operations teams issues that startup StackEngine aims to address.
Telecom and networking powers are uniting under The Linux Foundation to create an open source Network Function Virtualization reference platform.
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.
I had believed that VMware took part in the OpenStack community because it was dragged there by its customers. Boy, I was wrong. VMware's Dan Wendlandt helps set me straight.
Microsoft, in keeping with its pledge to match Amazon price cuts on commodity cloud services, is dropping prices on select Azure cloud services starting October 1.
'All you need is cloud'? Hold that thought.
Brocade says the controller was built continuously from the OpenDaylight Project, the company's open-source initiative focused on growing SDN and NFV technology.
Citrix says it plans to use the Virtual acquisition to accelerate its development of enterprise mobility products.
Westpac New Zealand worked with Actifio to tap into data sets that would help the bank deliver a consistent customer experience across all of its channels.
Ambulance Service of NSW has consolidated its storage environment into a virtualised architecture created by Actifio.
The storage giant, which holds an 80 percent stake in VMware, is exploring exiting the deal, citing the virtualization giant as a "distraction."
The economic benefits of cloud are no longer the sole reason why enterprises are moving their applications into the cloud.