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VMware, Cisco Systems issue security warnings

IT administrators have been warned by two of the biggest suppliers of enterprise products of security vulnerabilities. VMware issued an “important” alert this week for updates after finding 30 of its products are vulnerable to the recently discovered Linux kernel TCP Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) vulnerabilities. Those bugs could lead to a distributed denial of service …

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Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops

New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft. After acquiring former partner FSLogix last year to improve virtualization in Office 365, Microsoft has now integrated its container technology with its own Office apps …

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VMware Moves to Close Cybersecurity Loop

VMware announced the general availability of another CloudHealth by VMware service that detects vulnerabilities and threats in real-time while also identifying cloud infrastructure that is potentially at risk of being compromised. Jason Needham, head of product for cross-cloud services at VMware, said VMware Secure State leverages cloud APIs, change events streams and threat data to …

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Use these 5 PowerCLI cmdlets to automate vCenter tasks

With the shift toward prioritizing data center automation, many IT administrators no longer use the traditional GUI to manage large and complex systems such as vCenter. Instead, you can use a command-line interface and scripting language to automate tasks at scale. VMware publicly recommends its PowerShell-based tool PowerCLI for automating tasks in vSphere. You can …

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VMware eyes Avi Networks for data-center software

VMware punched up its data-center network virtualization capabilities by announcing it would buy Avi Networks load balancing, analytics and application-delivery technology for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2012 by a group of Cisco engineers and executives, Avi offers a variety of software-defined products and services including a software-based application delivery controller (ADC) and intelligent web-application …

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Scale Computing CEO On Sales ‘Tailwinds’ From Dell-VMware Closer Ties

Scale Computing is witnessing “tremendous growth” targeting triple-digit annual revenue growth this year thanks in part to channel sales momentum as some solution providers are looking for an alternative to Dell Technologies as Dell and VMware tighten their relationship, says Scale Computing CEO Jeff Ready. “Dell and VMware are now one and the same,” said …

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