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Cisco, Chambers looking for one last shot at VMware?

Nutanix acquisition would be Chambers last official aggression, analyst writes.

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.

Nuage visualizes the SDN

New application manages physical, virtual operations.

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Significant virtual machine vulnerability has been hiding in floppy disk code for 11 years

CrowdStrike researchers announced this morning that they have discovered a buffer overlow vulnerability in many of today's most popular virtual machine platforms that could potentially allow hackers access to the host.

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Establishing your virtual presence on the cheap

I was excited to see what Double Robotics has accomplished with their telepresence robot, especially when one showed up on an episode of The Good Wife. Double Robotics’ device (see http://www.doublerobotics.com/) is making it...

Big Switch SDN update aids VMware integration, bare metal monitoring

Big Switch Networks bolsters SDN-based cloud fabric and monitoring applications.

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For containers, security is problem #1

It may take a disaster or two for the lessons of needing to do security right sink in. Only then will containers be ready for prime time.

Startup Twistlock seeks to padlock Docker containers

Security tools for virtual machines are highly evolved, but not so for containers.

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How to setup and create your own VirtualBox Linux machines

Follow these steps to configure VirtualBox

Microsoft prepares Windows Server 2016 for the container age

The next technical preview of Windows Server 2016 will come with full support for Linux and Windows containers.

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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Do you need a container-specific Linux distribution?

It's not enough to use containers, vendors argue that you need a specialized Linux distribution to back it.

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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.

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Review: Docker Swarm soars, and the sky's the limit

Swarm combines easy cluster creation and management with powerful container scheduling, but HA and other key features are still in the works.

HP switches fortify campus SDNs

HP this week fortified its campus networking portfolio with modules for a switch chassis it announced almost a year ago, and an SDN-based management application.

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SDN start-up stitches together clouds

A software-defined networking start-up called Avni Networks has emerged from stealth mode proposing accelerated deployment of applications and services spanning private, public or hybrid clouds.

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VMware bestows new container powers upon vSphere/vCloud

The Project Photon and Project Lightwave containerized app technologies are aimed primarily at existing vSphere and vCloud Air users

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

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