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Docker challenges virtualization market with containers

The Docker release focuses on improving the stability and overall quality of the application container

VMware plays up network virtualization momentum in 2014

VMware NSX is in use by several major global brands, along with three of the top five investment banks

Nutanix NX-3000 review: Virtualization cloud-style

Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform brings resilient, cloud-like server and storage infrastructure to traditional virtualization deployments

Hyper-V 'escape attack,' part 2: The mystery deepens

The roots of the Hyper-V hack are revealed -- and serve as a reminder to stick to best practices

FreeBSD 10 introduces brand-new virtualization platform

The Bhyve BSD hypervisor is legacy-free, with a small footprint, but offers a number of features out of the gate

Storage: The stumbling block on the road to perfect server virtualization

Mobility has brought back I/O problems after two decades

Whodunit: A Hyper-V failure may reveal fabled 'escape attack'

New Hyper-V and SharePoint hacks mean you need to revisit your virtualization security

Big data analytics star in VMware vCenter Log Insight 1.5 update

Log aggregation, analytics, and search platform adds support for Active Directory; improves content pack infrastructure

10 big virtualization and cloud stories from 2013

2013 saw big news around acquisitions, community takeovers, new products, new markets, product deaths, and more FUD

Review: VMware vSphere 5.5 adds speed and usability

VMware's latest vSphere with Operations Management bundle has must-have improvements for both large and small shops

Parallels says key to success is cloud virtualization, not Mac desktop virtualization

Containers in the cloud can provide increased density, elasticity, and scalability efficiencies

QEMU revs its open source virtualization platform

Modern virtualization platforms like Xen and KVM have leveraged the work of QEMU projects to get a technological jump start

IT managers are increasingly replacing servers with SaaS

Cloud providers take on a bigger share of the servers as overall market starts declining

New Fling installs VMware Tools on nested ESXi virtual machines

Free tool provides new capabilities and makes administration easier when installing a VMware hypervisor inside a VM

CSC expands cloud management capabilities with ServiceMesh acquisition

Purchase of startup gives CSC customers ability to orchestrate applications across private, public, hybrid cloud environments

Review: Flash your way to better VMware performance

PernixData FVP clusters server-side flash to improve virtual machine performance and reduce SAN latency

VMware warns of multiple ESX, vCenter, and vSphere vulnerabilities

Flaws could lead to authentication bypass, system crashes, or denial-of-service attacks

How to balance maintenance and IT innovation

Many IT leaders admit their spending is too heavily weighted toward keep-the-lights-on projects. Here's how to tip the balance.

Open Virtualization Alliance joins the Linux Foundation

But the developer community for OVA's KVM hypervisor project will remain separate and independent

Old NFS is the new darling in virtualization

The resurgence of NFS in virtual environments shows that some good ideas do not fade away

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