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At F8 today, virtual reality may be next phase of social networking

Virtual reality is among the topics that Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, is expected to talk about today, the second day of the company's annual F8 developer conference being held in San Francisco.

EMC pools enterprise smarts to create data 'lakes'

Technology from VMware, Pivotal and EMC storage will go into big-data analytics systems

VMware expands desktop virtualization to Linux

VMware Horizon 6 will be able to deliver Red Hat and Ubuntu Linux desktops


First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

With welcome improvements to key features, as well as the bundling of backup and recovery, the leading virtualization platform doesn't disappoint

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Google, Facebook Racing for Virtual Reality Launch

The first one in gets to set standards -- or at least try to -- and capture hearts and minds.

How to Get Certified in VMware Virtual Networking

Virtual networking is sweeping the IT industry. Here are the top certifications and training for becoming an expert in SDN.

Red Hat strips down for Docker

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host contains only the tools needed for developing and running Docker containers

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


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


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...

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