Microsoft's Azure Stack Tackles Hybrid Cloud, DevOps and Serverless Computing

It lets enterprises and service providers run their own mirror images of Microsoft's cloud platform in their own datacenters.

Compuware Ties COBOL Unit Testing Tool to DevOps Platforms

Mainframe computing specialist Compuware has hooked its Topaz for Total Test unit testing tool into several DevOps platforms, including the Jenkins source code automation server, the SonarQube continuous code inspection platform and its own ISPW source-code and release-automation solution.

New AWS Quick Start Simplifies Data Warehouse Deployments

Amazon Web Services has published a new Quick Start for deploying a modern enterprise data warehouse on it cloud platform.

Seeking to Become High-End Leader, Lenovo Revamps Datacenter Portfolio

In a bid to become the high-performance and super-computing systems leader, Lenovo announced a revamp of its entire datacenter portfolio, describing the move as its largest and broadest rollout of new and refreshed hardware.

Telstra Offers 'Network-as-a-Service' Based on SDN and NFV

In order to provide a next-generation, programmable "network-as-a-service," Telstra is using modern approaches -- increasingly making their way into the enterprise -- such as software-defined networking and network functions virtualization.

At Build Conference, Microsoft Outlines 'Intelligent Cloud' Focus

Microsoft signaled an evolution of its signature message of "mobile-first, cloud-first," which is changing into a message of "an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge," thanks partly to the company's growing confidence in its developer tools and services.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Windows Server 2016 Images Available on Google Compute Engine

The Google Cloud Platform team announced support for Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition, the latest version of Microsoft's server OS, on Google Compute Engine.

Hitachi Beefs Up Flash-Based Virtual Storage

Hitachi Data Systems today unveiled a new flash-based enterprise storage lineup based on the next generation of the company's Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System, now at version 7.

Oracle's Bare Metal Cloud Services Now Available for Enterprise Use

The next generation of Oracle's Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings -- the new Bare Metal Cloud Services -- is now generally available.

Atlassian Enterprise Software Supports AWS Cloud Deployments

Enterprise software vendor Atlassian announced two of its core products now support deployment on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Ready for Production Use

Windows Server 2016 and the System Center 2016 management suite of products have reached "general availability" status, Microsoft announced.

Acronis Updates Backup Solution for Complex Enterprise Environments

Acronis says legacy backup solutions don't cut it in the new-age enterprise world, where data and other assets are digitized and spread over complex environments that include physical and virtual systems hosted on-premises, in the cloud or across myriad mobile devices.