Virtualization

Virtualization news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

NFV a hit for OpenDaylight

Almost 3/4 of users adopt it for virtualized functions; enterprises find NFV appealing too

containers

Google releases a cloud manager ready for the enterprise

With Kubernetes, Google wants to help enterprises adopt a container-based micro-services architecture

New industry group to bring web-scale tech to the enterprise

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation will develop software for creating a 'micro-services' architecture

Oracle unwraps VM VirtualBox 5.0 with focus on security

Disk-image encryption is now included in the virtualization software

Docker offers enterprise support, software for containers

The Docker Trusted Registry provides a central hub for enterprises to store containers

Here comes bare metal and NFV for the enterprise

On the heels of AT&T's plan, Pica8 and Ciena offer commodity switches and virtual network functions as CPE

containers vs virtual machines

Standards are coming for containers

A group of leading tech vendors has joined the Open Container Project to create a standard container format.

container technology

IBM announces container service for Bluemix

The new IBM Containers service, based on the open source Docker software container technology, is designed to help developers deliver applications across hybrid cloud environments.

fast speed

VMware 6.0: Faster, smarter, more resilient

Latest version of VMware adds high availability, scalability, speed.

Container FAQ
Q&A

What are containers and why do you need them?

What can containers do for you? Here are 10 frequently asked questions about application container technology, in general, and Docker, in particular.

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

snake menacing breach

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.

Big Switch SDN update aids VMware integration, bare metal monitoring

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

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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Hottest products at Interop 2015

Interop 2015 features products from networking, cloud, virtualization and security vendors.

VMware prepares its virtualization stack for Docker

VMware open sources a Linux distribution and access management software

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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