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An SDN vulnerability forced OpenDaylight to focus on security

The SDN project now has a security response team to quickly handle new vulnerability reports.


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School district gets an HP SDN makeover to address wireless growth, security problems

South Washington County Schools standardizes on one vendor, leans on software-defined networking.

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EMC pools enterprise smarts to create data 'lakes'

EMC is drawing on its "federation" of companies to help customers build data lakes using EMC storage, VMware virtualization and Pivotal big-data smarts.

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Does Juniper have too many SDNs?

Last week's product launch extends range of controllers and data center fabrics.

Docker scoops up Kitematic for smoother Mac compatibility

Docker has acquired Canadian startup Kitematic, maker of an open-source tool by the same name that makes it easier for developers to install and run Docker on Macs.


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.

VMware expands desktop virtualization to Linux

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

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.

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Google is developing a virtual reality version of Android

Google is reportedly developing a virtual reality version of Android that will compete with software built by Facebook, Samsung, Microsoft and others.


Red Hat contains itself for Docker

Red Hat has customized a version of its Linux distribution to run 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 Inc., leave Docker tools alone

The creator of the portable app container is now competing with third-party tools and could hold back the market.

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Avaya extends SDN offerings

Avaya extended its SDN arsenal with an architecture and supporting products designed to simplify enterprise connectivity and application provisioning.

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Docker introduces orchestration tools for large-scale deployments

Docker has released three new tools for managing large-scale deployments.

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Desktop virtualization review: VMware Workstation vs. Oracle VirtualBox

VMware Workstation 11 has the edge in performance and polish, while VirtualBox 2.3.20 leads in platform support and price.

Extreme Networks CEO touts open SDN strategy, robust wireless as key assets in changing net market

Extreme CEO Charles Berger gave IDG US Media Chief Content Officer John Gallant an update on the progress of integrating Enterasys’s technology and discussed how software-defined networking is reshaping the industry. He also discussed...

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'Everyone's going container crazy'

Container technology is hot in the cloud computing market right now with many different vendors rolling out support for the open source technology.

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Tintri VMstore review: Fast as flash, cheap as disk

Tintri's hybrid array delivers superfast storage and supersimple storage management for virtual machines.

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