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Microsoft Ships and Open Sources Azure IoT Edge

Microsoft this week shipped Azure IoT Edge -- its cloud-based solution for bringing local intelligence to distributed Internet of Things devices -- while making it open source.

Kubernetes 1.11 Released for Improved Container Orchestration

Kubernetes, a rising star in the open source ecosystem for containers, has improved its orchestration capabilities on a number of fronts in its latest release, version 1.11

VMware Releases Public Beta of Kubernetes-as-a-Service Offering

Public beta of VMware Kubernetes Engine (VKE) released.

ONF Unveils SDN, NFV Reference Designs for Service Providers

The Open Networking Foundation unveiled reference designs to help service providers and operators leverage software-defined networking and network functions virtualization in their modern networks.

Research Firm Says 5G Drives Wireless Network Functions Virtualization

New research from Dell'Oro Group indicates next-generation 5G wireless technology is boosting the use of NFV.

Second ONAP Open Source Network Automation Release Ships

The Linux Foundation announced the second software release from the Open Network Automation Platform project, a unified platform for end-to-end, closed-loop network automation

VMware Updates NFV Platform for 5G, Multi-Cloud Networks

VMware announced vCloud NFV-OpenStack Edition 3.0, with new network functions virtualization features purpose-built for communications service providers running modern 5G and multi-cloud networks.

General Availability of Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service Released

Now available in 10 Azure regions, yesterday Microsoft announced the general availability of its Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

EnterWorks Delivers 'Discrete Views of Everything' with Agile Data Fabric Platform

Last week, multi-domain master data management (MDM) and product information management (PIM) solution provider <a href="http://www.enterworks.com" target="_blank">EnterWorks</a> announced the release of its Enable Agile Data Fabric (ADF) framework.

Microsoft Offers Tool to Simplify Kubernetes with Visual Studio

Kubernetes is increasingly becoming the tool of choice for container orchestration, to the point where Microsoft has announced a Kubernetes tool for use in its flagship IDE, Visual Studio.

BT Taps Cisco Tech for Managed SD-WAN Service

Communications firm BT has tapped Cisco technology to power a new global SD-WAN managed service designed to optimize network traffic with a software-defined overlay.

More Firms Join Open Source Networking Group

More communications firms are coming onboard with the open source networking organization launched earlier this year by The Linux Foundation.

SaaS Platform for Multi-Cloud Ops Adds AI Features

OpsRamp on Thursday announced the release of OpsRamp 5.0, its flagship software as a service (SaaS) platform for multi-cloud environments.

Scalr Hybrid Cloud Management Platform To Provide '360-Degree Visibility' for Multi-Cloud Environments

Scalr announced it will be expanding its Hybrid Cloud Management Platform (CMP) with advanced capabilities.

No-Cost Linux Foundation Course Explores Open Source SDN, NFV, More

The Linux Foundation will offer a free course serving as an introduction to modern, open source networking technologies including software-defined networking, network functions virtualization, disaggregation, orchestration, network automation and more.

SoftNAS Cloud 4 Aims To Deliver 'Cloud Storage Cost Savings'

General availability of SoftNAS Cloud version 4 was announced by Houston-based SoftNAS Inc. today.

VMware and Okta Enter into New Partnership

The two companies announced their plans to integrate VMware Workspace ONE with Okta Identity Cloud.

Containerd Now Available as Runtime Option for Kubernetes

Enterprise users of the Kubernetes container orchestration system now have a new option for a container runtime: conatinerd.