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'Hackable' hypervisor provides lightweight virtualization for Windows and Linux

Open source hypervisor KSM was built to be tiny and light, with uses ranging from a software sandbox to a complement to containerization

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Prepare now for the quantum computing revolution in encryption

Quantum computing promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start laying the groundwork for new encryption methods

Computerworld Tech Forecast 2017 - Tech Trends to Double-Down on Now

5 key technologies to double down on now

IT leaders plan to use these key technologies to deliver business results in 2017

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VMware removes hard-coded root access key from vSphere Data Protection

The company also fixed a stored cross-site scripting flaw in ESXi

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Don't fear machines, collaborate with them

Occupations accounting for 47% of all U.S. employment are at risk of computerization, and this isn’t decades away: It could happen over the next 10 to 20 years

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8 free virtual appliances you’ll love

These prebuilt LAMP, MEAN, ELK, WordPress, and other handy stacks amount to gain without pain for developers and admins

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AWS quietly launches tool for migrating on-premises apps to the cloud

Server Migration Service automatically handles the replication of VMs into AWS

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3 ways Windows Server 2016 is tackling security

Windows Server 2016 could be a generational shift in security on par with Bill Gates’ introduction of Trustworthy Computing in 2002

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Monster Oracle update patches database, Java

Oracle's Critical Patch Updates keep getting bigger. The database giant addressed a number of remotely exploitable flaws in Java, MySQL, and Oracle Database this quarter

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The AWS-VMware deal will bear fruit ... eventually

VMware and Amazon have good reasons to develop a hybrid cloud partnership, but the results won't appear overnight

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4 no-bull insights into the AWS/VMware deal

Amazon plus VMware equals a hybrid cloud that enterprises can't resist. But here are four other things that could come of the partnership

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The best new features in Windows Server 2016

From Docker-driven containers and Nano Server to software-defined storage and networking improvements, the next version of Windows Server is packed with great new features

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Xen Project patches serious virtual machine escape flaws

The updates fix a total of four flaws, two allowing privilege escalation from guest VMs to the host

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Case study: Using VCloud to replicate data offsite

At VMworld, Network World chatted with Tom White, IT Director at Environmental Science Corp., about how he virtualized disaster recovery using cloud technologies.

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Behind the scenes of the VMworld hands-on labs

At VMworld, Network World's Brandon Butler gets a tour of the hands-on lab training areas to see what attendees learn from the experience.

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VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference, shares the big news from the event, including new tools that make it easier for customers to build cross-cloud environments, as well as an...

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For real this time? Oracle, VMware talk up the cloud

Sure, AWS has a huge lead, but how many enterprise workloads does it run? Oracle and VMware tout hybrid schemes to capture them

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VMware pins hybrid cloud hopes on IBM, AWS, Azure

With little uptake for its public cloud, VMware's hybrid plans are now moving to encompass third parties

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