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Microsoft Commits to Three Cloud Datacenters in India

CEO Satya Nadella announces the project, pegging the market at $2 trillion.

Microsoft Announces Windows 10

The next operating system will unify the platform, and work on smartphones as well as laptops, desktops and tablets.

Citrix Releases Latest Versions of XenApp, XenDesktop

Faster application launch, quicker session reconnections highlight the upgrades.

AWS Commences EC2 Reboot To Fix Xen Bug

Starting on Thursday evening, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) will be rebooting select Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances across all regions and availability zones.

HP SDN App Store Set To Go Live

Software-defined networking (SDN)? There's an app store for that.

Verizon Adds AWS to Roster of Secure Cloud Connections

Telecom giant Verizon on Tuesday announced it is extending its Secure Cloud Interconnect (SCI) service to include Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS).

Brocade Announces SDN Controller Based on Open Source OpenDaylight Code

Company claims first-ever commercial product wholly based on OpenDaylight project.

Cloudnexa Launches Bundled Cloud Management Solution on AWS

Cloudnexa has partnered with Trend Micro Inc., Sumo Logic and AppDynamics to launch a consolidated cloud management suite for Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS).

AT&T Taps SDN for New 'Network on Demand' Service

It's designed to let companies immediately provision their own networking resources through a self-service portal using software-defined networking techniques.

Desktop Virtualization May be Part of Windows 'Threshold' Tech Preview

Microsoft is expected to release details of "enterprise" functionality on Sept. 30.

Docker Gets Another Huge Cash Infusion

The containerization technology picked up $40 million, nearly doubling its previous funding total.

Riverbed Boosts Its Storage Solution for AWS

Riverbed Technology, which specializes in solutions that improve application and network performance, made several announcements recently aimed at storage, backup and recovery services for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

SDN Thrives as Outside Datacenter Disruptions Loom

One analyst paints rosy picture for software-defined networking as another warns of outside threats that could disrupt everything.

HP Buys Cloud Vendor Eucalyptus

The deal may signal a big shift in HP's cloud strategy

The Wolf of VMware: A Q&A with VMware's Chris Wolf

From Virtualization Review (kind of) to VMware Americas CTO, Chris Wolf runs to the top of the virtualization ranks.

Microsoft Aims To Keep Pace with AWS in Cloud Price War

Top Microsoft cloud executive Scott Guthrie on Wednesday reiterated his company's commitment to match the Amazon Web Services (AWS) price cut for price cut.

VMworld 2014 News and Notes

Strange hotels, surging innovation highlight my week in San Francisco.

AWS Launches Enterprise File-Sharing Service Zocalo

The Amazon Zocalo service became generally available on Wednesday, less than two months after being released in limited preview.

VMworld 2014 Day 2 Keynote: Software-Defined Datacenter Realized

Today's presentation was devoted to spotlighting new and upcoming VMware tools.

AWS To Open Brick-and-Mortar 'Loft' for Developers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. will open a brick-and-mortar store in San Francisco this fall as part of an effort to educate developers on its cloud services, the company announced last week.

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