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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VMware announced at VMworld that it would be working with Docker, Google and Pivotal to bring Docker containers to VMware.
From VMware’s perspective for the last few years now, the software-defined datacenter is still the future of a 'brave' new world for IT.
The chip giant steps up its security push for hybrid data centers, a common theme at VMworld.
Intigua believes that the movement towards software defined data centers, networks, storage and the increasing reliance on virtualization technology means that companies need new tools to manage their management products.
VMware's latest open source play consists of a new cloud framework "exposing developer-friendly, Amazon-style set of APIs."
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.
National Science Foundation awards $20 million to develop two cloud testbeds -- with managing the Internet of Things a top priority.
Spoiler alert: OpenStack leads, but the still wet-behind-the-ears Docker is gaining fast.
The virtualization powerhouse said the changes illustrate the growth and evolution of its hybrid cloud services.
Buying the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company enables VMware to build real-time application delivery across all three of its technology focus areas.
Software-defined networking still has a bit of an image and branding problem to work out -- not to mention establishing a concise definition.
Collaboration between Google and Mesosphere has created a Mesos cluster web app as well as integrated Google's Kubernetes container cluster manager into Mesos for Google Cloud Platform.
Those working with Docker containers can now try out the Flocker open-source, data-focused Docker management framework from ClusterHQ.
Tintri, a specialist in storage systems for virtualization, is expanding its support beyond VMware to Red Hat and Microsoft.
As we move our physical servers to virtual servers, don't think for one second they're any more secure.