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July 6, 2018 – 3:53 am | Comments Off on Cloud as a Platform

Farther back than I care to admit, we built solutions on bare metal.  To gain required capabilities, programmers would often have to write to a particular device driver, after adding the required adapter.  With the …

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San Diego-Based Big Data Firm Opens Reston Office
August 15, 2018 – 9:06 am | Comments Off on San Diego-Based Big Data Firm Opens Reston Office

BigBear, Inc., a San Diego-based big data and analytics firm, has opened an office in Reston. The company signed a three-year lease for 2,600 square feet of office space at 12007 Sunrise Valley Drive. BigBear, Inc. has another office in Charlottesville and plans to keep its headquarters in San Diego, Ca. In a statement, the company said its revenue grew by more than 220 percent last year and could gain an additional 50 percent by the end of the year.

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“By having our senior technology experts and engineers located near our customers, it enables the kind of close collaboration that is required to provide the high-level mission-critical support we deliver,” wrote Frank Porcelli, the company’s CEO in a statement. “We look forward to continuing to bring the incredible cost savings and productivity-enhancing benefits of our platform and expert team to more customers throughout the defense and intelligence communities.”

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Intel: New L1 Terminal Fault Bugs Hit Virtual Machines Harder
August 15, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Intel: New L1 Terminal Fault Bugs Hit Virtual Machines Harder
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Intel disclosed on Tuesday three more vulnerabilities within its server, client and workstation processors, signaling that security issues for the company’s CPUs are far from over.

The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company said the L1 Terminal Fault …

Microsoft Says ‘SDN Goes Mainstream’ in Windows Server 2019
August 13, 2018 – 11:55 pm | Comments Off on Microsoft Says ‘SDN Goes Mainstream’ in Windows Server 2019
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In highlighting the top 10 networking features of the upcoming Windows Server 2019, Microsoft claimed software-defined networking (SDN) has gone mainstream.

The emerging open-standards-based and vendor-neutral virtualization architecture has disrupted the staid, proprietary networking industry with …

As VMworld nears, virtualization disrupts the cloud application ecosystem
August 13, 2018 – 11:40 pm | Comments Off on As VMworld nears, virtualization disrupts the cloud application ecosystem
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Platform virtualization has traditionally involved abstracting application access to hardware resources, such as compute power, storage drives, random-access memory and I/O bandwidth.

The next evolutionary step is to move up the stack, virtualizing application access to …

VMware Reinforces ‘Better Together’ Synergy With Dell EMC By Acquiring Service Assurance Suite
August 11, 2018 – 9:52 am | Comments Off on VMware Reinforces ‘Better Together’ Synergy With Dell EMC By Acquiring Service Assurance Suite
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VMware said its planned acquisition of Dell EMC’s Service Assurance Suite shows the tight synergy between the two companies as Dell Technologies seeks to become public again through a share swap with its “DVMT” VMware …

Nutanix hyper-converged Flows into multi-cloud and more
August 11, 2018 – 9:34 am | Comments Off on Nutanix hyper-converged Flows into multi-cloud and more
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What do you do after you’ve successfully hyper-converged multiple stacks of complex physical infrastructure to simplify IT and then built out a full enterprise production-quality hypervisor offering a cost-effective alternative to VMware? If you are …

Hyper-Availability Digest: Capitalizing On The Multi-Cloud Environment
August 11, 2018 – 9:12 am | Comments Off on Hyper-Availability Digest: Capitalizing On The Multi-Cloud Environment
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The cloud has created a disruptive environment in the IT community. The growing adoption of public cloud infrastructure and the shift of data from on-premise to off-premise means customers can no longer rely on a …

Microsoft is Live Streaming from Its Underwater Data Center in Scotland
August 11, 2018 – 1:52 am | Comments Off on Microsoft is Live Streaming from Its Underwater Data Center in Scotland
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If you’re one of those people who’s always thought there’s something fishy about Microsoft, you might want to take a gander at the live video that’s streaming online from a couple of cameras watching the Project …

VMware buys Dell EMC’s Service Assurance Suite to boost its networking services
August 10, 2018 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on VMware buys Dell EMC’s Service Assurance Suite to boost its networking services
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VMware Inc. has done some more wheeling and dealing with its parent company Dell Technologies Inc., announcing a definitive agreement Thursday to acquire the technology and team behind Dell EMC’s Service Assurance Suite platform.

The Service …