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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.

Firms Develop API in SDN Interoperability Trial

Possible API infrastructure standard used in successful U.S./Europe bridge.

VMware Named Leader in Virtual Client Computing by IDC

The analyst firm also listed Citrix and Microsoft in its 'Leaders' category.

Survey Shows Increasing Role for SDN

A new survey from Pluribus Networks reveals SDN as one of the most impactful new technologies that will affect companies.

VMware Posts Solid Q3 Earnings

Year-over-year growth is strong, while license revenue lags.

Microsoft Hops On Software-Defined Bandwagon

If there was any doubt, here's proof the software-defined networking movement has gone mainstream: Microsoft is fully on board.

Microsoft Releases Small Business Edition of Windows Server 2016

It's the only new version that retains the processor-based licensing model.

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