After partnering with the Amazon cloud last year, VMware has entered into a deal with Microsoft to deliver virtualized desktops and apps on the Azure public cloud.
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.
Nuage Networks will lend its SDN expertise to Vodafone's "Project Ocean" cloud-centric initiative to virtualize and link its datacenter networks.
Docker announced its new Docker Enterprise Edition, a commercially supported offering of its namesake open source Docker container technology.
Microsoft, touting the SDN friendliness of its Windows Server 2016, this week provided new guidance and updated existing SDN resources for the enterprise datacenter OS.