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.
DataCore this week upgraded two of its enterprise storage offerings: the SANsymphony Software-Defined Storage platform and the Hyper-converged Virtual SAN.
The Open Networking User Group, on a mission to foster an enterprise and industry transition to new-age, open networking, furthered that effort by launching new initiatives to fill in the missing pieces of the software-defined infrastructure puzzle.
Juniper Networks Inc. has added new virtual firewalls to its Software-Defined Secure Networks (SDSN), a suite of products that applies to network security the "software-defined" technique of disaggregating software and hardware.
Backed by dozens of partners, Mesosphere today announced the beta release of its open source DC/OS software, which acts as an OS for managing modern distributed applications in container-based datacenters.
The Robin Containerization Platform for Enterprise Applications was announced today by Robin Systems, which said the new offering is the first "application-defined datacenter software platform" in the industry.
A new survey from 451 Research indicates that 67 percent of large enterprises will increase spending on software-defined infrastructure this year, a 14.4 percent uptick. However, right now, only about a fifth of organizations are using the technology.
VMware upgraded its Horizon product, for managing virtual desktops and apps, and unveiled a new solution, "Horizon Air," for creating digital workspaces.