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Disruption set to force dramatic change in the data center: Gartner

Four disruptive factors are set force dramatic changes in the data center market by year-end 2016.


SDN market could hit $18B by 2018

Almost 200% growth in 2013 in in-use and SDN-capable gear.

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VMware releases Fusion 7, ready for OS X Yosemite

Latest version of virtualization app sports streamlined interface, compatibility with latest Macs.

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VMWorld 2014: Winners and Losers

Mobile computing, OpenStack and containers win, NSX, vCloud Air details too thin at VMware show.

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VMworld Promises an Amazing Future of Virtual Machines

VMware and its partners were busy at VMworld. Three specific announcements suggest that the company has big plans for the future of virtual hardware, thin clients and security in virtualized environments.

EMC gives VMware admins the reins to replication and recovery

RecoveryPoint for VMs is all software and will work with any type of storage, EMC says

VMware extends virtual workspaces to mobile devices

The VMware Workspace Suite combines the AirWatch mobile management software with the Horizon virtual desktop portal

VMworld 2014: McAfee reveals Server Security Suites update

McAfee, part of Intel Security, has made improvements to its Server Security Suites portfolio with the introduction of performance optimisation and additional management efficiency to increase security for servers in physical,...

HyTrust, Intel team to lock down VMware virtual machines

Boundary controls ensure VMware workloads only run in trusted locations.

VMware CEO: Be brave and partner

"Brave" is the current watchword for virtualization software giant VMware.

VMware CEO: Be brave and partner

"Brave leaders need to be thoughtful, decisive, bold," VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger told more than 22,000 at the VMworld conference in San Francisco on Monday, or who were listening in by webcast.

VMware CEO Gelsinger: Be brave and partner

This year's VMworld conference brings a flurry of new technologies from VMware and its many partners

VMware prepares OpenStack for enterprise use

VMware wants to bring enterprise-class reliability to OpenStack by releasing a distribution of cloud hosting software that runs on top of the virtualization stack.

Hot products at VMworld 2014

Click through all the products being released at VMworld this week

VMware to bring cloud hosting software to OpenStack

VMware Integrated OpenStack runs on VMware's vSphere

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Parallels Desktop 10 brings Yosemite support, better Windows-Mac integration

The virtualization application will support Apple's latest release while offering improved performance for many common tasks.

Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

VMware's Virtual SAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance -- and freedom from traditional storage systems

Google brings robust cluster scheduling to its cloud

Google is drawing from the work of the open-source community to offer its cloud customers a service to better manage their clusters of virtual servers.

Malware no longer avoids virtual machines

Many malicious software programs used to make a quick exit on virtual machines, a tactic designed to avoid a security check. But that isn't the case anymore, according Symantec research.

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