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Data Centers Face Major Disruptions in Near Future: Gartner

From competition to changing workloads to tensions with China, significant changes are coming to data centers, the analysts say.


Tags: data storage, Intel, HP, servers, AMD, IT infrastructure, Gartner, Cisco Systems, data centers, enterprise networking, Flash Storage, SDN, ARM processors

The Software Defined Data Center Emerges (Slowly)

A variety of IT trends are fueling the software defined data center, yet SDDC still lacks a central driver to propel it into the mainstream.


Tags: SDN, software defined networking, Software Defined Storage, SDDC, software defined data center

Martin Casado on Network Virtualization

VMware chief architect for networking talks network virtualization's history, outlook, and unexpected benefits.


Tags: Cloud, virtualization, VMware, SDN

HP Opens Up SDN Marketplace

SDN isn't just about the network, it's about applications. HP's new SDN App Store will bring those applications to HP SDN customers.


Tags: SDN

Addressing the Virtualization Disconnect

With virtualization evolving faster than IT staff can learn how to master it in many cases, what good is all this new virtualization technology to your organization if no one knows how to use it?


Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, server virtualization, Hyper-V, VMware, vSphere, SDN, Software-Defined Networking

Let the Enterprise Networking Games Begin

The war for control of the enterprise network of tomorrow is about to begin, and when it does it's going to get dirty because it's a war no one can afford to lose.


Tags: VMware, enterprise networking, Enterprise Network, Nicira, SDN, Software-Defined Networking, SDDC, VMware NSX

Intel Unveils New Xeon Chips for More Dynamic Data Center

The Xeon E5-2600 v2 lineup includes almost two-dozen chips for not only servers but also storage and networking systems.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, IBM, Intel, processors, HP, servers, SGI, Cray, enterprise networking, SDN, it mobility

Cisco CTO Warrior: Software-Only SDN Has ‘Limitations’

The Cisco executive’s comments reflect differences in approaches by Cisco and VMware after the virtualization vendor’s introduction of NSX.


Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, Cisco, VMware, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, SDN

Tackling the 'Last Mile' of Workloads for Virtualization

A virtualization expert weighs in on how to effectively handle the mission-critical applications that tend to be the hardest to virtualize.


Tags: virtualization, server virtualization, virtual machine, VM, VMware, stratus, SDN, virtually speaking

VMware's Moves Signal a Shift in Server Virtualization for 2013

Three key actions from VMware punctuate the changes in the server virtualization ecosphere over the last twelve months, but what exactly do they mean for the future?


Tags: virtualization, virtual machine, VM, VMware, Nicira, SDN, virtually speaking, Software-Defined Networking, Pivotal Initiative

Why the Pivotal Initiative Spinoff Makes Sound Sense

VMware and EMC are taking both a back-to-basics and a forward-looking approach in committing key technologies and resources to the Pivotal Initiative.


Tags: EMC, virtualization, virtual machine, VMware, SDN, virtually speaking, Software-Defined Networking, Pivotal Initiative

SDN Surge Simply the Norm for Ever-Evolving Virtualization Market

The rate of evolution in the network virtualization market has jumped into hyperspeed mode over the second half of 2012.


Tags: virtualization, network virtualization, Nicira, SDN, virtually speaking, Software-Defined Networking

Oracle Solaris 11.1 Updates Unix for SDN and the Cloud

Oracle improves Solaris performance and cloud capabilities while also addressing the market trend towards Software-Defined Networking.


Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, Cloud, Unix, Solaris 11, SDN, Software-Defined Networking