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  • Telcos turn to OpenStack for network virtualization

    OpenStack — a collection of open source software projects that allow users to develop and manage a cloud infrastructure in a data centre — has emerged as a key technology underpinning the push by telcos to virtualize their networks.

  • DevOps: Keeping your cloud transformation under control

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back and visit your developers, along comes a new buzzword to empower your software processes and raise eyebrows at boardroom meetings. That buzzword is DevOps – a portmanteau of 'development' and 'operations' – and it is already revolutionising the way many IT organisations work.

  • Docker Content Trust steps up container security

    As Docker has matured, it's <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2919588/application-virtualization/docker-finally-puts-its-security-best-practices-on-paper.html">grappled with</a> the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2923852/security/containers-have-arrived-and-no-one-knows-how-to-secure-them.html">security issues</a> that come with containers. Of late, Docker has concentrated on how to certify the contents of a given container.

  • NFV a hit for OpenDaylight

    Almost three quarters of OpenDaylight users plan to use the open source SDN technology for <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2900828/sdn/nfv-and-sdns-will-make-up-the-cloud.html">Network Functions Virtualization</a>, while over half are looking at it for cloud orchestration.

  • Google releases a cloud manager ready for the enterprise

    Now enterprise administrators can catch a bit of the magic that Google seemingly uses to smoothly run large Web scale applications. The company has released a production-ready version its Kubernetes software that manages virtual containers.

  • AWS upgrades highlight growing focus on cloud management

    Amazon Web Services is hoping better management tools will convince enterprises to move more applications to the cloud, but getting their internal management processes right is even more important than anything the vendor can offer.

  • Nuage visualizes the SDN

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2846421/sdn/alcatel-lucent-virtualizes-wans-and-routers.html">Nuage Networks</a> this week released an application designed to better integrate physical and virtual networks.

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