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Microsoft Will Enhance Windows Server 2016 Remote Management

Microsoft said it's working on a new remote management option for Windows Server 2016 users that will let them remotely manage the Server Core option of Windows Server 2016 without having to make a difficult deployment choice

For Software-Defined Networking, Vodafone Picks Nuage Networks in Datacenter Transformation

Nuage Networks will lend its SDN expertise to Vodafone's "Project Ocean" cloud-centric initiative to virtualize and link its datacenter networks.

Facebook To Refresh Servers, Give Specs to Open Compute Project

Facebook will refresh its entire server hardware fleet, providing design specifications to the Open Compute Project Foundation.

Windows Server 2012 Support Extended by Microsoft

New end-of-support dates extend the life of the server OS by about nine months.

IBM Will Bring Quantum Computing to the Enterprise

Envisioning an entirely new enterprise computing paradigm, IBM this week said it's furthering its efforts to build commercially viable quantum computers, promising new systems to come over the next several years.

Docker Announces Enterprise Edition of Its Container Offering

Docker announced its new Docker Enterprise Edition, a commercially supported offering of its namesake open source Docker container technology.

Analysts Discuss Mainframes and 'Digital Transformations'

Research firm IDC released a new report that indicates mainframe computing is at an inflection point from which it will either continue as a revenue-supporting mechanism or evolve into a revenue-generating platform playing an increasingly important role in enterprise digital transformations.

Microsoft To Offer No-Cloud ERP Data Option

Microsoft will offer an on-premises-only deployment option for its Dynamics 365 for Operations ERP software for enterprises that don't want to store data in the cloud.

Deloitte Taps AWS Cloud for New SAP HANA-Focused Practice

It will work with components such as the SAP BW/4HANA data warehouse and SAP S/4HANA, an enterprise resource management suite with ERP capabilities.

Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Incorporates Software-Defined Networking

Microsoft, touting the SDN friendliness of its Windows Server 2016, this week provided new guidance and updated existing SDN resources for the enterprise datacenter OS.

ALM Firm Lists Predictions for Enterprise Software Delivery in 2017

Security, digital transformations and continuous delivery figure prominently.

Ubuntu Heads List of Top Linux Servers in Enterprise Datacenters

ServerWatch considered ease of installation and use, cost, available commercial support and datacenter reliability in formulating its ranking.

Mainframe Survey Reveals 2017 Big Data Trends

Syncsort, which describes itself as a "Big iron to Big Data" specialist, today published the results of a new survey that reveals more enterprises are integrating mainframe-based data with Big Data analytics platforms.

IBM Aims New All-Flash Storage at Enterprise Cognitive Computing

Targeting the need for high availability, continuous up-time and performance in critical cognitive computing efforts at midsize and large enterprises, IBM today announced a new all-flash storage line.

Microsoft Updates Exchange Server Line

Microsoft recently released updates for its supported Exchange Server products, including both cumulative updates and update rollups in accordance with its update scheme for the product line.

Applying DevOps in Mainframe Shops

Compuware adds agility to mainframe development.

Microsoft Previews Future of SQL Server

Microsoft's recent Connect() conference provided a peek into the future of its flagship SQL Server RDBMS.

Dell EMC Extends High Performance Computing Wares to Mainstream Enterprises

Dell EMC today said it was "democratizing" high performance computing by extending its HPC cloud, software and systems offerings to more mainstream enterprises.

IBM Announces Hybrid Cloud All-Flash Storage Solutions

In a bid to further the development of new-age cognitive applications, IBM announced new hybrid cloud all-flash storage solutions.

Survey: Mainframes Doing Quite Well, Thank You

Mainframe computers may seem like ancient relics from the past in today's modern IT environment, but a new survey from BMC Software shows they're faring quite well in the age of always-on digital business.