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  • Debian wheezes out Version 7

    The latest version of Debian -- Version 7.0, codenamed "Wheezy" -- is now in stable release, bringing with it accessibility enhancements, a new version of the GNOME 3.4 desktop environment and support for multiple hardware architectures.

    Written by Jon Gold06 May 13 21:30
  • The cloud's the limit for new Arista, Brocade and HP switches

    Cloud scaling will be all the switching rage at this week’s Interop. Three major vendors last week took their platforms deeper into and then beyond the data center, outdueling each other on server access density and software programmability, two key attributes needed for the virtualized goldmine called the cloud. And in so doing, they have raised the bar and perhaps set the stage for one of the more anticipated announcements in SDN switching from Cisco spin-in Insieme.

    Written by Jim Duffy06 May 13 11:14
  • Brocade unleashes a data center barrage

    Brocade this week extended its data center networking portfolio with hardware and software enhancements designed to better integrate and align physical and virtual resources.

    Written by Jim Duffy30 April 13 14:08
  • 'Good enough' Microsoft Hyper-V starts turning more heads

    About three years ago Embotics jumped into developing support in its private cloud management platform for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor, hopeful that the VMware virtualization challenger would take off. When that takeoff initially stalled, Embotics curtailed its Hyper-V work to focus resources elsewhere.

    Written by Brandon Butler23 April 13 17:14
  • Red Hat Advances Enterprise OpenStack Distro to Early Adopter Program

    Red Hat Distribution for OpenStack, or RDO, is designed to provide a place for the community to add upstream features to Red Hat's enterprise OpenStack distribution, similar to the role the open source Fedora Project plays for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud15 April 13 19:01
  • Why servers should be seen like cows, not puppies

    Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud computing is fundamentally about managing hardware resources, and the CTO of OpenStack company Piston Cloud Computing has an interesting way to think about the issue.

    Written by Brandon Butler11 April 13 19:21
  • How Intel built its own private cloud

    Intel not only embraces cloud computing and the technology behind it, the company uses it in a big way.

    Written by Brandon Butler01 April 13 22:27
  • More SDN-friendly Arista switches could boost cloud services

    Arista Networks this week unveiled software-defined networking (SDN) extensions to its data center switch operating system that tie the company's products into cloud orchestration and flow management systems.

    Written by Jim Duffy29 March 13 20:23
  • The next big thing on Twitter: #TwitterChats

    Atul Jha likes to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in the tech world; after all, that's part of his job as a consultant and technology evangelist for CSS Corp., which is co-headquartered in Silicon Valley and India.

    Written by Brandon Butler29 March 13 18:26
  • Cloud prices: How low can they go?

    Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud providers are battling in a price war that has seen 29 price reductions by the four major providers during the past 14 months, a trend industry analysts expect to continue.

    Written by Brandon Butler28 March 13 21:58