Lots of changes are on tap, including upgrades for containers, networking and storage.
To properly discuss IT-industry issues, a set of definitions needs to be established.
The project, code-named "Honolulu," was released in preview in late September.
The release of Microsoft's first major update to Windows Server 2016 and the long-awaited launch of Azure Stack will enable the ongoing shift toward containerization, DevOps and digitally focused modern apps.
Microsoft's big show should provide clarity on these issues.
A company built on the world's most popular OS and productivity software has changed radically in just a few years. The cloud has changed everything for the Redmond giant, and not a moment too soon.
Microsoft's first attempt at creating a software-defined storage platform wasn't a big hit. Its updated version just might be.
They can do a lot more than just test and dev.
Do more with your Windows virtual machines and containers.
An update on Ipswitch products WhatsUp Gold and MOVEit.
A review of HyperCloud by HyperGrid.
Backup for Hyper-V and vSphere for small and medium sized enterprises.
Turbonomic offers advice on preparing for the worst.
5nine Software Launches Updated V2V Easy Converter.
Although it should be discouraged, there are times when it may have to be done.
Should you worry about it? And what can you do about it?
Two big trends: Microsoft becomes the hybrid cloud leader, container wars turn bloody.
VMware gets a new owner, Citrix gets a new leader and the future gets even cloudier. It was a busy news year.
There are new ways to deal with memory issues and make your datacenter more efficient.
Customers need to demand that they support multiple hypervisors.
Not all the virtualization upgrades are improvements.
It's not the leader in any category, but it doesn't have to be. In some cases, it only has to present a viable alternative.