New venture capital funding for software-defined networking (SDN) pioneer Big Switch Networks Inc. speaks to the continuing momentum of the disruptive network virtualization technology that's transforming traditional enterprise datacenters.
In a new program that lets enterprises test the analytics waters with integrated Big Data solutions, MapR Technologies Inc. is offering test drives of various sofware packages on the Amazon cloud.
In its fourth survey of Big Data decision-makers, NewVantage Partners found the technology has finally hit the enterprise mainstream.
Amazon Web Services has officially launched its Amazon WorkMail service after a lengthy preview, offering a challenge to traditional enterprise e-mail providers.
Compuware Corp. today announced a multi-pronged initiative to converge mainframe applications into the enterprise mainstream, leveraging newer software development methodologies such as Agile and DevOps, along with the requisite modern tooling.
Enterprises still can't find enough Big Data talent for their analytics initiatives, so the Big Data adoption rate is still quite low, according to two separate new studies.
To provide another simplified onramp for getting started with enterprise Apache Hadoop solutions, Cloudera Inc. is now offering a Docker container image.
Docker announced The Docker Universal Control Plane 1.0, a new on-premises tool for deploying and managing dockerized distributed applications in production.
The Telecommunications Industry Association announced its plans to build what it describes as the first North American vendor-neutral lab for testing network functions virtualization component interoperability.
In a bid to help enterprise customers embrace a hybrid cloud computing model, Microsoft and open source champion Red Hat today announced a pact that will see more choices and flexibility in deploying Red Hat's popular Linux OS and other solutions to the Azure cloud.
Software-defined networking company Midokura announced that its enterprise virtualization technology now supports Liberty, the latest release of the open source OpenStack cloud computing platform, along with the Kuryr project for container networking.
Dell is targeting mainstream enterprise datacenters of all sizes with its Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform System that it previously aimed at service providers and big companies.
A research project has introduced a full integrated development environment for creating applications using SDN, a new-age technology approach that's disrupting the datacenter virtualization arena while still evolving itself, with varied philosophies, tools and even definitions of what it is, exactly.
Microsoft and Amazon Web Services Inc., known for trading back-and-forth product and services announcements (along with rival Google), are keeping the enterprise volleys going on the Big Data front.
Already with a strong interest in software-defined networking, more enterprises are turning to applying the disruptive software-defined virtualization technology to the wide-area network, a recent survey suggests.
Mainframe specialist Compuware today released a tool addressing what it described as the manual, tedious process of accessing and understanding complex mainframe applications.
The future of the enterprise datacenter will be defined by total infrastructure virtualization, research firm Gartner Inc. said recently, warning that for now, only companies with the right vision and advanced expertise should try to get a jump on that future.
New vendor-sponsored surveys point to even more enterprise use of container technology in the near future.
Researchers at FireEye said they've discovered a malware that infects Cisco Systems Inc. routers with a modified firmware that spys on Internet and network activity, an approach that might be evading normal security measures.
Microsoft announced a GS-Series for enterprises using Azure VMs, adding more storage.