Microsoft has partnered with Sphere 3D to deliver Windows containers as part of its effort to simplify migration of Windows applications to cloud infrastructures without dependencies on hardware or software platforms.
Cisco announced it was forming resale partnerships with the three primary commercial stewards of Apache Hadoop-based distributions.
Docker Inc. acquired software-defined networking company SocketPlane, a startup founded only last December.
Compare the Cloud released new rankings indicating Amazon Web Services, though a perennial cloud services frontrunner, is experiencing slower growth and is losing the "mind share" battle with competitors such as IBM and Microsoft.
Usually known for other things, IBM now wants to be known for something else: cloud computing.
Oracle Corp. introduced new low-cost 10Gb/40Gb Ethernet switches to bolster its software-defined networking (SDN) offerings at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona.
A new survey suggests private cloud adoption among enterprises may have plateaued, while public cloud usage is on the increase.
Avaya Inc., better known for its collaboration and communications products, dipped into the software-defined networking (SDN) waters with a new architecture for its networking fabric.
An informal survey on a virtualization-specific Web site, visited mainly by IT pros and execs who are familiar with cloud platforms, showed that audience is using Microsoft Azure almost as much as perennial cloud frontrunner Amazon Web Services (AWS).
HP announced it will be adding Open Network Switches to its portfolio, reflecting an industry migration away from proprietary, locked-in networking solutions and toward software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV) and associated new technologies.
Oracle Corp. announced new products to democratize Big Data technologies, making them simpler and easier to use by IT pros who may not have specialized data scientist training.
Expressing some impatience with the enterprise adoption of open source software-defined networking (SDN) technologies, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) industry consortium announced a new related open source software community and accompanying code repository.
Skyhigh Networks released a survey showing that Amazon Web Services leads the growing list of services designed to help enterprises move their operations to the cloud.
Claimed to be the first enterprise-grade Big Data analytics platform targeting department-specific deployments, the new product is part of the exploding movement to simplify the traditionally complicated Hadoop ecosystem.
Contradicting analyst warnings, the company reported strong financial results for its latest fiscal quarter, buoyed by strong sales of its own SDN vision, Application Centric Infrastructure.
This week Facebook Inc. unveiled the "6 pack" -- a new "open hardware," modular network switch, which the company is calling the first of its kind.
Red Hat said it's working with NEC on network functions virtualization features for its OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution with the goal of developing a carrier-grade service for communication service providers.
Cisco Systems Inc. has made several fits and starts in positioning itself for the new era of software-defined networking (SDN), joining some initiatives and projects, proposing its own alternatives and now embracing multiple options.
Brocade Communications Systems Inc. announced a new switch and software-defined networking (SDN) enhancements to its Brocade VCS fabric portfolio.
Facing a lack of skilled data scientists, developers and others with advanced statistical and analytics capabilities, Lavastorm Analytics is the latest firm trying to "democratize" Big Data analytics.