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VMworld 2015: VMware pitches network virtualisation for better security

While the idea of network virtualization has been around a while, it has not been adopted in the enterprise as quickly as virtualization for servers. Now, VMware, one of the biggest proponents of virtualizing the entire data center, is touting one tangible benefit to the virtual network: better security.

By Joab Jackson | 02 September, 2015 00:23

Tags: network virtualisation, VMware, vmworld

Ericsson's next-gen LTE targets faster mobile networks and IoT

LTE with faster upload speeds, using unlicensed spectrum to speed up downloads and customized for the Internet of Things, are some of the things Ericsson is working on for next year.

VMworld 2015: VMware touts new technologies for managing containers and live migration of virtual machines

At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, VMware demonstrated how to move a live virtual machine across two different data centers, and showed off its new container management software.

By Joab Jackson | 01 September, 2015 00:06

Tags: VMware, vmworld

Cool but costly: Google OnHub review roundup

The initial round of reviews for OnHub, Google’s fancified entry into the home router market, are out, and the consensus is that it’s a neat gadget, but possibly not worth the $200 you’ll fork over to get it.

By Jon Gold | 31 August, 2015 20:22

Tags: Google

VMware CEO Gelsinger still committed to EMC Federation

Will the EMC Federation break up, as a flurry of recent reports have suggested? VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, for one, believes one of the most prominent alliances of companies in the technology industry is still the best management structure.

By Brandon Butler | 31 August, 2015 19:30

Tags: cisco, VMware

Who's really in charge at Cisco?

Key innovators continue to report to Chambers, not new CEO Robbins

By Jim Duffy | 31 August, 2015 17:58

Tags: Cisco CEO John Chambers, cisco

VMware rounds out data center virtualization stack

VMware has updated its stack of data center virtualization software with capabilities that allow an organization to run an entire data center operation and related cloud services as a single unified entity.

Cisco sues HP over VoIP contract

Claims it's owed $58M while HP seeks "full credit" after cancellation

By Jim Duffy | 27 August, 2015 19:54

Tags: HP, Networking, cisco

Eclipse seeks donations for open source development

Funding for development work on the Eclipse IDE and other projects will come from individuals and corporate users

Google's container management service exits beta, gets uptime guarantee

Google has made it official. It is now offering the Google Container Service as a commercial service, allowing customers run full micro-services architecture on the Google Cloud

By Joab Jackson | 26 August, 2015 17:47

Tags: Google

IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM has expanded two products in its Spectrum line of software-based storage offerings to allow customers to build hybrid storage systems by combining in-house Spectrum deployments with IBM Cloud storage services.

Ethernet switching in high gear in Q2

$5.9 billion market stoked by campus and China

By Jim Duffy | 26 August, 2015 00:32

Tags: Networking, China, switches

VMware updates desktop virtualization software for Mac and PC

VMware has released new versions of its desktop virtualization products with support for Windows 10 and more.

Facebook open-sources Hack code generator

Hack Codegen creates code for Facebook's PHP spinoff

HP serves up its open switches

Accton-based hardware, announced in February, certified by OCP and run multiple OSes

By Jim Duffy | 25 August, 2015 00:33

Tags: HP, Networking, switches

LinuxCon 2015 in Seattle: It's all about the servers

This year's event was surprisingly lacking in gadgets and discussions about consumer-focused Linux devices.

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Think fast, think pink and think small

Time’s a-ticking, and we’re getting closer and closer to what is almost certainly the launch of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, though not the iPhone 7. The latest leaks, reported by Chinese website Daliulian, say that the new models to be revealed on September 9 will be available in a metallic pink finish for the first time. Reese Witherspoon’s character from Legally Blond ought to be thrilled.

By Jon Gold | 22 August, 2015 21:36

Tags: Apple, iPhone

Mozilla's latest Firefox plans may not make developers and users happy

Major changes to Firefox add-on architecture to improve interoperability and security could backfire

By Mark Gibbs | 21 August, 2015 23:47

Tags: Firefox, Google, mozilla, chrome, Microsoft Edge

Former Google engineer revs up a new Linux filesystem

An ex-Googler is writing a file system, Bcachefs, to match the speed of traditional Linux file systems with the advanced scalability and reliability of newer file systems.

Google now displaying tweets in desktop search

A partnership between Google and Twitter that began displaying tweets in Google search results on mobile devices has been expanded to the desktop.

By Zach Miners | 21 August, 2015 22:11

Tags: Google, twitter

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