Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Friday, July 25, 2014
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Virtual SANs And Networks Taking Off, Says VMware

Virtual SANs And Networks Taking Off, Says VMware

The transformation of virtualized servers into clouds continues apace at enterprises, and is driving VMware to new ...

SAP Teams With Cloud Foundry, OpenStack

SAP Teams With Cloud Foundry, OpenStack

SAP, the German enterprise software giant, is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation and OpenStack Foundation open source ...

Google Gets Big Backers For Kubernetes Docker Manager

Google Gets Big Backers For Kubernetes Docker Manager

The Kubernetes software container management system that search engine giant Google just open sourced a month ago ...

VMware, Microsoft Rule X86 Server Virtualization

VMware, Microsoft Rule X86 Server Virtualization

In many ways, the choice of a server virtualization technology is more important for a large enterprise ...

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July 23, 2014(0)
The transformation of virtualized servers into clouds continues apace at enterprises, and is driving VMware to new heights. The company is now at a $6 billion annual run rate, its initial forays into network and storage virtualization are off to a good start, and its cloud business is growing sharply. In the second quarter ended in June, VMware posted ... Full article
July 23, 2014(0)
SAP, the German enterprise software giant, is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation and OpenStack Foundation open source communities. The vendor also rolled out at an open source convention in Portland, Oregon, two cloud-based tools – one for SAP HANA plus another called SAP River Rapid Development Environment. “Through the CloudFoundry and OpenStack initiatives, as well as new developer tools, ...
July 10, 2014(0)
The Kubernetes software container management system that search engine giant Google just open sourced a month ago has got some big – and perhaps surprising – backers. And that makes it more likely that Kubernetes could become a de facto standard and commercialized someday. Kubernetes, an ancient Greek word meaning pilot, is not an open source version of the ...
July 8, 2014(0)
In many ways, the choice of a server virtualization technology is more important for a large enterprise than is the choice of the underlying physical server platform. While the X86 platforms that dominate enterprise datacenters are not perfectly uniform and do offer some differentiation, a server acquisition is as much a political one (usually playing vendors off against each ...
July 2, 2014(0)
Red Hat has followed up the roll out of the latest version of its mainstay Enterprise Linux operating system with the beta release of the Red Hat Satellite 6 management suite. The management system for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is based on a bunch of other open source tools, including Puppet and Foreman, used to automate management of ...
June 30, 2014(0)
As a recent attendee and speaker at the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, I was amazed at what a difference a year makes in the life of the OpenStack project. I come from a datacenter operations background and my interest has always been in how to make today’s enterprise customers go faster and run their operations more efficiently. If I ...
June 20, 2014(0)
The CFEngine system management tool has been around for more than two decades, and after bringing in a new management lineup last year, the company bearing the same name that controls it is ramping up its efforts to push CFEngine into more enterprises. The launch of CFEngine 3.6.0 this week, which the company characterizes as a major release, includes ...
June 18, 2014(0)
Red Hat is acquiring privately-held eNovance, an open source cloud computing service provider, for about 50 million euros ($67.8 million) in cash along with 20 million euros ($27.1 million) in Red Hat common stock. The deal is subject to adjustments at closing, which is expected later this month, the companies said. Founded in 2008, eNovance is expected to strengthen Red ...
June 16, 2014(0)
Days after releasing the latest version of its flagship open source operating system, Red Hat announced the latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization suite, its commercial implementation of the KVM hypervisor that is more tightly integrated with the OpenStack cloud controller. The release comes as datacenters are steadily switching from physical to virtual servers. The RHEV 3.4 update ...
June 10, 2014(0)
Red Hat has unveiled the latest version of its open-source operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, promoting it as the foundation of an “open hybrid cloud” that delivers emerging new capabilities like application containers. The latest version is the first major update of RHEL since mid-2010. Red Hat claims that more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies ...
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