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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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Fidelity Peers into the Future of Investing by Building Customers Virtual Cities

Fidelity Investments today announced a cutting edge way for customers to check on the health of their investments – by donning 3D goggles and peering around a personalized city where the size of each building relates the health of...

Amazon embraces Docker with new customer tool

EC2 Container Service can be used to manage thousands of Docker containers

Alcatel-Lucent Virtualizes WANs and Routers

Alcatel-Lucent’s Nuage Networks SDN venture broadens product line to tackle enterprise WANs, an increasingly vital market for the technology.


Mozilla's MozVR Brings Virtual Reality to the Web

Believe it or not, the Oculus Rift is coming and Mozilla wants the web to be ready for the virtual reality revolution.

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Why Amazon Echo is the Future of Every Home

Don't laugh at or ignore Amazon's new Echo home virtual assistant appliance. Devices like this will soon be as common as toasters.

Juniper Virtualizes MX Router to Help Companies More Rapidly Turn-Up Services

Juniper Networks this week introduced a virtualized version of its MX Series 3D edge router to fulfill carrier requirements for Network Functions Virtualization.

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CoreOS: A Lean, Mean Virtualization Machine

No-frills Linux distro offers rapid deployment of VM instances.

Big Switch Rolls Out SDN Starter Kits

SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks this week is expected to unveil “starter kits” designed for its Big Cloud Fabric product that began shipping in September amidst a stream of positive product reviews.

Industry Reacts to Cisco Cutting Stake in VCE, EMC Taking Control

We've rounded up articles and social media commentary on the big changes taking place with the VCE converged infrastructure joint venture

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Virtual Reality Gains a Small Foothold in the Enterprise

Prototypes and simulations based on virtual reality can save companies millions.

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Top Unified Communications Vendors Eye Virtual Reality in the Conference Room

Microsoft, Cisco, Avaya hone their virtual reality strategies.

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4 Reasons Why Virtual Reality Isn’t Real Yet

Here are four reasons why virtual reality will take a while to gain a foothold in the enterprise.


Silicon Valley's Next Disruption: Reality!

Virtual reality and augmented reality are practically the same thing and will be served up to us in breathtaking and unexpected ways.

Microsoft to bring Docker to Windows Server

It's another giant step for the Docker virtualization technology

VMware again lets users run virtualized desktops locally with Flex

Employees get a desktop they can use without Internet access and IT keeps control of it

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