Kicking off this week in San Francisco is VMware’s annual VMworld conference. One of the major yearly virtualization conferences, it’s also host to a number of virtualization-related product announcements.
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Google today announced the general availability of Google Container Engine, a cloud-based implementation of the Kubernetes open-source software Google first released last year. The service first became available in open alpha in November. Now the service is backed up by Google 99.
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What a difference a year makes in cloud cuckoo land!
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Something not often brought up when discussing the Internet of Things (IoT) is Machine to Machine (M2M) communications. According to Gartner: Why even mention M2M? That’s simple. M2M devices are expected to account for most of the digital traffic traversing the IoT.
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Pivotal has repositioned its business under the new owner to be a potentially powerful competitor to Amazon Web Services and a number of smaller service providers.
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Pivotal also gets a $105 million investment from General Electric, which plans to use its platform to build and deploy hundreds of new web-based analytics services.
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Intel is putting a sharp focus on expanding its custom processor and chip operations in response to a growing trend of companies building servers in-house to meet specific workloads or data center designs.
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The competition for Dell is heating up again today, as CEO Michael Dell and investment outfit Silver Lake have increased their buyout offer for the company. The new agreement raises the per share price to $13.
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Say what you will about Oracle co-founder and CEO Larry Ellison, but when the software giant bought Sun Microsystems more than four years ago, for $7.
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The $2.7 billion deal will bring enhanced intrusion prevention and advanced malware protection to Cisco’s growing security platform.
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