Enterprises using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 will see the database software reach the end of its lifecycle support in less than a year, the Redmond software giant recently announced.
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.
PSSC Labs and next-generation networking vendor Plexxi Inc. have combined to offer a converged Big Data solution called CloudOOP Big Data Pod, based on the emerging software-defined networking (SDN) technology.
IBM opened two Network Innovation Centers to help customers explore software-defined networking, network functions virtualization and other emerging virtualization and cloud technologies.
The company has released a second preview of Azure AD Connect.
Research company IDC said converged infrastructure platforms -- typically combining compute, storage and virtualization technologies -- are seeing a growth spurt.
A recent survey examining the top perceived problems with cloud adoption points to one major obstacle: security.
Mirantis integrated its OpenStack distribution with Juniper Network's Contrail software-defined networking offering.
Amazon Web Services was recently named as the top public cloud platform for software development in a study from Forrester Research.