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Microsoft Adds Kubernetes Management to Azure

New features, including elastic sizing, were added as well.

SDN Group Fights Proprietary Offshoots

"A trend has emerged where vendors leverage open source to build closed proprietary solutions, providing only marginal benefit to the broader ecosystem."

Microsoft Touts SDN in Windows Server 2016 Datacenter

It claims SDN can help organizations increase agility, enhance security and provide optimal efficiency.

Big Switch SDN Fabric Adds Hyper-Converged, Container Support

Its software-defined networking fabric now supports hyper-converged solutions from VMware, along with multi-container environments.

VMware Closes Out a Strong Financial 2016

Revenues exceed $7 billion for the year.

Research Firm Says SDN Lags in Datacenters

Software-defined networking isn't making datacenter inroads as quickly as expected, according to IHS.

Mirantis Supports OpenContrail SDN, Partners on NFV Project

Company commercially supports Juniper-backed SDN project, teams up with Wind River for NFV proof-of-concept.

HPE To Acquire Hyper-converged Infrastructure Vendor SimpliVity

The $650 million deal will help it compete more directly with Dell in the HCI arena.

VMware Joins OPEN-O Project for NFV Orchestration

VMware has joined the OPEN-O Project, recently formed to enable network operators to deliver end-to-end services across network functions virtualization infrastructure, software-defined networks and legacy network services.

Citrix Acquires App Virtualization Company Unidesk

Unidesk packages apps as modular virtual disk "layers."

Cisco Exec Touts NFV, SDN in New Year's Predictions

Although old-guard networking company Cisco was slow to embrace new-age disruptions such as network functions virtualization and software-defined networking, it's fully invested now and a company exec predicts big things for the upstart technologies in the year ahead.

Microsoft Moves Docker From Preview to Beta Stage

The new release includes a diagnostic tool.

IT Salary Expert Offers Insight Into Changing Landscape

To get ahead, you need to stay agile.

Pass-Through Authentication Preview Added to Azure AD

No DMZ is required for the new service.

Added Security for Upcoming Windows 10 Update

The 'Creators Update' may not be out until March 2017, though.

Big Switch Networks Tackles SDN Security

Enhancements to its SDN monitoring fabric are part of a new BigSecure Architecture.

Security Team Contradicts Microsoft Claim of Windows 10 Security

CERT says Windows 10 should still run the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit.

Microsoft Further Embraces Open Source by Joining Linux Foundation

Such a move would have been unthinkable a decade ago.

New Project Seeks to Bridge SDN-NFV Gap

A new open source project hosted by The Linux Foundation says it bridges the gap between software-defined networking and network functions virtualization in its 1.0 release.

Windows Azure Pack Support Continues Through at Least 2021

It's the first official roadmap Microsoft has published for the product.

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