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Vendors Address Emerging Container Technology at KubeCon 2017 + CloudNativeCon 2017

Due to the dynamic nature of containers and their ability to scale, they present unique security challenges and, predictably, various companies have emerged to address these challenges.

Microsoft Announces 'General Availability' of Accelerated Networking for Azure VMs

Available for use with both Linux- and Windows-based VMs, Microsoft's Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines is now generally available.

Hands-On with WSL: Installation & New Features

The first of a five-part series on Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), which became a fully supported feature of the latest release of Windows 10.

The Internet and the Edge

The intersection of two emerging technologies, and what it means for the future of computing.

Veeam Announces Record-Breaking Numbers for 2017

Veeam Software today announced record-breaking revenue growth in total bookings for 2017, plus other increased numbers, putting the decade-old virtualization innovator on the path to becoming a billion-dollar company in 2018.

Important Announcements Made at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017

Due to its size and importance, many companies -- both large and small -- choose to announce their new products and services at the event. Here are some that caught Tom Fenton's attention.

New-Age Networking Predictions for the New Year: Open Source

As software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV) and other new-age networking initiatives mature, we'll be taking a look at what's in store for some of the most promising projects in the new year, now examining the open source movement.

How To Create an AWS-Based Active Directory Forest

Brien Posey shows how to create a cloud-based Active Directory, and how to join an AWS virtual machine instance to the Active Directory environment that's been created.

Cloud Market Grows IT Hardware Spending Still Rising

Synergy Research Group market data shows enterprise IT infrastructure spending still increasing despite the fast-pace growth of the cloud market in 2017.

5 Things I Learned at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 - Austin

An exciting event where container experts, developers and implementers all got together to discuss the present state -- and future -- of container technology.

Talks Between Microsoft and VMware Still Ongoing

VMware virtualization on Azure preview is still available.

New-Age Networking Predictions for the New Year: Intent-Based Bots

As software-defined networking, network functions virtualization and other new-age networking initiatives mature, we'll be taking a look at what's in store for some of the most promising projects in the new year, now examining intent-based networking aided by bots.

Processor Security Flaw Prompts Assurances from Top Cloud Providers

The industry's top cloud providers issued assurances to their customers after news broke this week about a widespread PC processor vulnerability.

The Big IT Security Stories of 2018

IT security never gets any easier, and 2018 certainly looks set to present us with new challenges.

New-Age Networking Predictions for the New Year: The Rise of SD-WANS

As software-defined networking and other new-age networking initiatives mature, we'll be taking a look at what's in store for some of the most promising projects in the new year, starting off with a growing niche: software-defined wide-area-networks (SD-WANS).

Study: Most Orgs Over-Estimate Their Cloud Resource Needs

A recent study by migration analytics firm TSO Logic tries to pin down exactly why and how most organizations end up overpaying for cloud services.

Production-Ready Azure Migrate Solution Expected in First Half of 2018

The Azure Migrate solution is expected to be production-ready for organizations in the next six months.

Oracle Cloud Growth Falls Shy of Estimates

Oracle's total cloud revenues grew at a healthy rate in its latest financial quarter, but it wasn't enough to assuage Wall Street concerns.

AWS Releases Prelim Amazon Linux 2 Server

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) this week announced the release of its next Linux server OS, Amazon Linux 2.

Versa Adds Unified Communications Services to Software-Defined Branch

The company's Software-Defined Branch is an enterprise offering that reportedly simplifies and optimizes the cost of branch networks and WANs via the consolidation of multiple functions like routing, SD-WAN, firewall, UTM and SaaS optimization.

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