Research Shows Migration from VLANs to Software-Defined Networking

With a brand-new study today projecting huge growth for the SDN industry, another report published yesterday indicates some of that growth is coming at the expense of virtual local-area networks.

Microsoft Has An Up-and-Down Financial Quarter

Revenues for the period came in at $23.79 billion.

Big Switch Offers Free SDN Community Edition

Shortly after receiving new venture capital funding, Big Switch Networks is seemingly sharing some of its newfound largesse with the first-ever "freemium" edition of its software-defined networking products to help enterprises get started with the disruptive technology.

VMware To Cut 800 Jobs in Wake of Dell/EMC Deal

In a news-filled earnings call, the company also announced that CFO Jonathan Chadwick is resigning.

Report: VMware Lays Off 900

vCloud Air workers seemed to bear the brunt of the cuts.

Ex-Microsoft, BMC Exec Tapped for Citrix CEO

Kirill Tatarinov led Redmond's Business Solutions Division.

Docker Buys Cloud Infrastructure Company Unikernel

Unikernel further reduces the OS footprint of cloud-based applications.

Docker Announces Universal Control Plane, First Hardware Signing System

The new tool integrates with Docker Engine and Docker Swarm.

Big Switch Funding Shows SDN Momentum

Software-defined networking pioneer Big Switch Networks today announced new funding of $48.5 million, demonstrating continuing momentum for the upstart technology disrupting traditional enterprise datacenters.

Citrix To Sell Off Cloud Management Products

The deal is expected to close in Q1 2016.

Docker: What Will 2016 Bring for Containers?

Look out for containers-as-a-service.

Fujitsu Unveils Suite for Software-Defined Networking

Fujitsu yesterday announced a new suite of layered products to advance SDN for carriers, service providers and cloud builders.

New Certification Announced for Linux on Azure Cloud

Getting the new credential requires passing two exams.

Pluribus Adds SDN Fabric for Virtualized Datacenter Networking

Pluribus Networks upgraded its software-defined networkingtechnology offerings by introducing a new architectural approach called Virtualization-Centric Fabric for use on its Netvisor OS for open switches.

Raising Money for Dell/EMC Acquisition Gets Thorny

Stock buybacks and restructuring are on the table.

Cisco's ACI Software-Defined Networking Platform Gets Docker Container Support

Cisco updated its SDN platform, Application Centric Infrastructure, adding support for Docker container technology, tighter security and more.

Azure Container Service Gets Public Preview

Linux containers are supported now, with Windows Server Containers coming.

Debian Officially Endorsed on Azure

The move means Microsoft will keep the Linux OS updated on its platform.

Ex-VMware CEO Diane Greene Picked To Run Google Cloud Efforts

As part of the deal, Google also agrees to buy her cloud startup, bebop.

Containers Come to Hyper-V

They were part of Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4.

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