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Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Azure CTO


VMware extends container campaign with open source Photon Controller

Photon Controller is part of a larger mission to give VMware another toehold in the post-VM world

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Microsoft fixes Hyper-V bug in Windows

While it's not critical, this Hyper-V bug can cause denial-of-service issues in guest VMs

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Xen fixes highly critical virtual machine flaw

It's possibly the worst flaw ever found in the Xen hypervisor, researchers say

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The best new features in Windows Server 2016 (so far)

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

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Trend Micro to acquire HP TippingPoint for new network security division

With HP TippingPoint acquisition, Trend Micro can expand into the data center

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EMC and VMware regroup as Virtustream for hybrid cloud

VMware's new strategy will allow hybrid deployments of SAP HANA, legacy mainframe apps, and more

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Review: VMware Workstation 12 gets a shine for Windows 10

VMware’s polished and pricey desktop virtualization platform adds formal support for Windows 10 and a host of minor enhancements

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Xen 4.6 strengthens security and Intel support

The latest version of the open source hypervisor that powers many a cloud adds deep-seated security measures and now works with key Intel-only hardware features

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4 no-bull takeaways from the Dell EMC/VMware buyout

Meeting of ambitious minds in tech or a circling of old-school business-IT wagons? Here are four insights into the $67 billion deal

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Container management and monitoring dominate Amazon Re:Invent

Third-party solutions for monitoring, managing, and protecting containers on AWS step in to fill the gaps left by Docker or Amazon

Where to start with containers and microservices

Lessons from Java and VMs show enterprise operations pros the way to microservices adoption

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Got 'em! Researchers steal crypto keys from Amazon cloud

Researchers demonstrate a cloud provider's nightmare: How to use a rogue VM to steal crypto keys from neighbors

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10 eye-catching cloud solutions from VMworld 2015

The cloud support ecosystem continues to impress, with its expanding range of services and methodologies

Google Compute Engine adds bigger VMs, autoscaling

Google Compute Engine continues to grow, but it still lags behind Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in the market


Microsoft bulks up Azure virtual machines

The new GS-series line of Azure virtual machines offers up to 64 terabytes of storage and can deliver 2,000 MBs of throughput to the backend storage

Verizon to introduce SDN security feature later this month

The virtualized firewall service, part of Verizon's move into software-defined networking, will allow for more reliable and secure connections from third-party networks

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After fumbling public clouds, VMware focuses on hybrid clouds

VMware's approach of pulling together the data center and pubic cloud should appeal to IT, if the company can pull it off

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VMware pitches network virtualization for better security

Virtualization, including network virtualization, is the missing piece of the puzzle for securing an enterprise, the VMware CEO said at VMworld

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