Virtualization

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Spain's Telefonica goes virtual with HP

The international carrier will virtualize functions in its network for more flexibility

VMware takes on mobile networks with vCloud for NFV

The virtualized network functions in its platform can come from many vendors


Docker introduces orchestration tools for large scale deployments

Docker Machine, Swarm and Compose can be used together to manage large Docker deployments

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Hamamatsu Eliminates Malware With Virtual Appliances

OpenDNS rescues optical sensor maker from crippling infections.

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Despite Apple and Facebook's Latest Plays, Virtual Reality Has a Long Way to Go

Who will spur virtual reality headsets to mainstream adoption? The odds are on Facebook.

Brocade Acquires Riverbed ADC to Bolster Virtual Delivery Services

Brocade this week said it will acquire Riverbed Technology's SteelApp product line in an all-cash asset transaction.

Dell, EMC, VMware and Others Get Giddy Over Converged Infrastructure

What started as a small niche market has blossomed into a multi-billion dollar business with many of technology’s biggest players involved. forecast.

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Security Concerns Cloud Federal Data Center Overhaul

Government CIOs are in the midst of an ambitious effort to modernize their data centers, but consolidation, virtualization and the cloud bring fresh security challenges.

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Samsung Gear VR Will Provide First-Class Entertainment on Quantas Flights

Australia's major airline is teaming up with Samsung to put virtual reality in the clouds--the real ones.

Windows 10 and the mystery of the missing cloud

Azure, one of the strongest cards in Microsoft's hand, was absent from the Windows 10 preview event

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University of Maryland Takes Next Steps With Virtualization

With it storage and servers stabilized, the university is moving to the next level of virtualization. It’s readying a redundant off-site facility to protect its virtualized IT assets and plans to switch out its physical desktops for...

Citrix develops mouse to make iPads, iPhones more Windows friendly

The mouse uses Citrix's Receiver client to interact with remote Windows apps

Citrix aims to cut virtual desktop costs with next-gen XenServer

Version 6.5 offers better performance and improved GPU virtualization capabilities

Citrix buys Sanbolic to virtualize storage for VDI, app delivery

Sanbolic's software is designed to make data everywhere available when applications need it

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Razer's Open-Source Headset Aims to Disrupt Virtual Reality

Just in case Facebook doesn't do the right thing with Oculus Rift, Razer's offering an alternative: Open Source VR that could democratize virtual reality.

Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

CoreOS's Rocket launch aimed directly at Docker

CoreOS wants to strip the container model back to the basics and let the rest of Linux do the support work

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How to Get More Out of Your Virtualized and Cloud Environments

Virtualization has brought great efficiencies to IT, but has created new challenges/new opportunities to save more.

Fortinet to conduct 'real-life' cyber attack testing

Fortinet is set to test its network security performance against live cyber attacks.

Wozniak still aims to simplify: Now, all of enterprise storage

Woz has joined former Fusion-io colleagues at Primary Data, a startup virtualizing data

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