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Firm Adds Voice Commands for SD-WAN Management

Windstream Enterprise has added the ability to use voice commands with its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) offering.

Companies, Workers Struggle with Post-Pandemic 'New Normal'

Worker safety is the paramount concern amid rampant COVID-19, but companies and workers are increasingly struggling with questions about permanent remote work in the post-pandemic "new normal."

IBM Goes All In on Hybrid Cloud/AI, Will Spin Off Managed Infrastructure

IBM announced it's splitting into two companies, one focused on hybrid cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) and one on managed infrastructure services.

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AWS Dominates HPC User Ratings Survey for Cloud Platforms

It was almost a clean sweep for Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the top-rated cloud computing platform in a High Performance Computing (HPC) end-user survey.

Microsoft Pays Out $374,300 for Azure Sphere IoT Security Bounties

Microsoft announced it paid out $374,300 in bounties to researchers as part of a program to further solidify its Azure Sphere IoT security solution.

Take 5: VMworld 2020

Tom Fenton lists his top five takeaways from VMworld this year.

Research Report Cites 'Dramatic Change' in WAN Edge Infrastructure

Market is shifting from dedicated routing, security and WAN optimization appliances to feature-rich SD-WAN.

VMworld Kick-Off: It's All About the Cloud

Here's a round-up of cloud related news as VMware starts its three-day online virtual event.

'Bridge to Kubernetes' Leads Container News at Ignite 2020

As befits one of the most popular open source projects of all time, Kubernetes received its fair share of attention during this week's Microsoft Ignite 2020 event, led by Bridge to Kubernetes reaching general availability.

Microsoft's Low-Code Power Apps Leans on Azure Cloud

The Azure cloud computing platform is dominating news coming out of the ongoing Microsoft Ignite 2020 developer/IT pro event, even extending to low-code application development with the company's Power Apps offering.

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What's New for Azure at Microsoft's Ignite Event

At Microsoft these days, it seems to be: "The answer is Azure. What's the question?" The cloud computing platform was once again front and center as the company's Ignite developer/IT event kicked off this week.

COVID-19 Strains Small/Medium Business Security Teams, Report Says

Budget constraints repeat as No. 1 barrier to small and midsized business security.

Google Cloud API Gateway for Serverless Computing in Public Beta

Google Cloud announced a public beta of an API Gateway used for its serverless computing scheme in which the cloud platform takes care of infrastructure setup and management.

Amazon Is Top Tech Employer Amid Pandemic in Q2 2020, Report Says

Some of the top occupations that Amazon is looking to hire include software developer, network engineer, program manager and systems engineer.

Firm Ranks Multicloud Container Development Platforms

Forrester Research published a new report on multicloud container development platforms (MCDPs), a growing enterprise approach in new-age cloud computing.

Microsoft Lauds Underwater Datacenter Test

Sparked by an idea first floated in 2014, Microsoft's two-year test of an underwater datacenter proof of concept has been deemed a success, providing insights about reliability, practicality and energy sustainability that may improve terrestrial datacenters.

VMware Adds Tanzu to vSphere for Quick Kubernetes Onramp

Among several new product updates announced by VMware this week is VMware vSphere 7 Update 1, which further integrates its mainstay virtualization platform with Tanzu, the company's Kubernetes offering.

Red Hat Marketplace Opens for Hybrid, Multicloud Environments

Aiming to provide a one-stop-shop for hybrid, multicloud and on-premises environments, Red Hat and IBM teamed up to offer the Red Hat Marketplace, now in general availability.

As Virtualized RANs Emerge in 5G Efforts, Security Concerns Arise

As Radio Access Networks (RANs) get more attention with the ongoing rollouts of 5G networks, a key player is bringing up security concerns associated with the new virtualized technology.

Cloud vs. Virtualization: What's the Difference?

A recent online tech event about cost considerations for virtualization and cloud computing started out with the basics by explaining exactly what the difference is between the two, especially pertinent to readers of this publications which happens to be named <i>Virtualization & Cloud Review</i>.