Google Compute Engine Preemptible Virtual Machines, a short-lived VM type that's in beta, was recently announced by the search giant for those who don't mind running VMs that will work for just 24 hours and can be shut down with only a 30-second advance notice.
Enterprises seeking a cloud services provider might want to choose either Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, according to a new report from Nasuni.
Big Switch Networks Inc. -- which says it provides "the industry's only open SDN fabric" -- has announced it now supports VMware NSX virtualization technologies.
PLUMgrid is teaming up with Cumulus Networks on a new solution featuring software-defined networking technologies running in OpenStack cloud implementations featuring bare-metal hardware.
A group of new-age networking players deployed a peering router between the U.S. and Australia in a software-defined networking proof of concept.
VMware has updated a management tool to meet emerging security standards for Docker containers.
Ciena Corp. is buying new-age networking technology with its announced $400 million acquisition of Cyan Inc.
Cisco, which has characterized its Application Centric Infrastructure networking approach as "better than" upstart software-defined networking technologies, is adding detection capabilities to its offering.
To bring the benefits of software-defined networking (SDN) to campus systems stressed by the demands of today's mobile-ready workplaces, HP announced new hardware and software solutions.
VMware Inc. is building out its container technologies and datacenter cloud footprint with two new open source projects.
Pluribus Networks this week updated its Netvisor network hypervisor OS for better integration with existing networks in order to help enterprises adopt software-defined networking (SDN) technologies incrementally.
Microsoft said it will support Hyper-V containers in order to further the young container technology by providing more deployment options and workloads, while developers will be enabled to build more scalable apps.
IBM opened two Network Innovation Centers to help customers explore software-defined networking, network functions virtualization and other emerging virtualization and cloud technologies.
Research company IDC said converged infrastructure platforms -- typically combining compute, storage and virtualization technologies -- are seeing a growth spurt.
Juniper Networks Inc. added to its software-defined networking (SDN) portfolio with new products including chips, switches and software.
VMware Inc. announced the availability of the latest edition of its flagship product, vSphere, which in going to version 6 is seeing its first major update since version 5.5 about three years ago.
Software-defined networking and network functions virtualization captured a lot of attention at the recent Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona.
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.
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.