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Freescale Adds White-Box Switching Platform for SDN

For today's increasingly virtualized networks, Freescale Semiconductor announced a network services switching platform to meld the benefits of traditional hardware with the advantages afforded by new-age technologies such as software-defined networking.

The Cloud Now Accounts for One-Third of Total IT Infrastructure Spending

The ubquitious cloud continues to conquer the datacenter, now accounting for one-third of all IT infrastructure spending, according to new research from IDC.

VMware Earnings Up 11 Percent in Q1 2015

CEO Pat Gelsinger called the results "solid."

New Ethernet Switches Fill Out Avaya SDN Offering

Two months after Avaya Inc. introduced its software-defined networking (SDN) architecture, the company is adding new Ethernet switches to fill out the offering.

Research Explores Adoption of SDN in Local Networks

New report indicates 72 percent of enterprises planning SDN deployments in local campus networks by the end of 2017.

Supercharged Azure Storage Plan Now Available

Up to 64,000 IOPS per VM is supported at the new tier.

VMware Launches Two Open Source Container Projects

Called Project Photon and Project Lightwave, they provide an infrastructure and security model for containers in the cloud.

Windows 10 in July? Yes, Says Tech Exec

Microsoft does not confirm that date.

Open Source Offshoot Is Closed by Microsoft

The company feels it's no longer relevant.

Install Problems Put SQL Server 2014 SP1 on the Shelf

Microsoft will push out again within the next few weeks.

Microsoft Pushes Out Docker Windows Client

It comes the same week that Docker got a round of funding that may have made it a $1 billion company.

Pluribus Updates Netvisor for Software-Defined Networking

Software-defined networking (SDN) company Pluribus Networks this week updated its Netvisor network hypervisor OS for better integration with existing networks.

Amazon In a Battle for Cloud Supremacy

Among the many challengers stepping into the ring, the top contender is Microsoft.

Microsoft Support for SQL Server 2005 Ending in One Year

The company encourages customers to consider SQL in the cloud or SQL Server 2014.

Docker Coffers Boosted by Another $95 Million

The container company is a darling of venture capitalists.

Survey: Manufacturers Go All in on Cloud

The IDC study also shows that most are using their clouds for IT operations.

Plexxi Weds SDN with Big Data

Next-generation networking vendor Plexxi Inc. announced a partnership with server hardware company PSSC Labs to provide a converged Big Data solution featuring software-defined networking (SDN) technology.

Microsoft To Launch Hyper-V Container Support in Upcoming Windows Server

Microsoft on Wednesday said it will offer Hyper-V container support to provide additional deployment scenarios and allow for the development of more scalable apps.

VMware Patches Critical Java Flaw

VMware Inc. last week released a security update for the Oracle Java runtime environment (JRE).

OpenStack Cloud Vendor Nebula Shuts Down

The company was founded by a former NASA CTO.

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