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  • 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.

  • Red Hat readies OpenStack for the enterprise

    Red Hat has polished the open source OpenStack Cloud hosting software so that it can be more easily deployed within enterprises.

  • Cloud, NFV spell opportunity for telcos: Huawei

    The future of public cloud in Australia is changing as telecommunications players invest in the space according to Huawei data centre solution CTO Ronald Raffensperger.

  • 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.

  • New industry group to bring web-scale tech to the enterprise

    Some of the biggest names in IT and online services have banded together to standardize the way applications are run in the cloud.

  • Converged infrastructure to underpin desktop virtualization at Mater Health

    Ease of deployment and management makes it likely that an increasing proportion of Mater Health Services' virtual desktops will be delivered courtesy of converged infrastructure.

  • Oracle unwraps VM VirtualBox 5.0 with focus on security

    After entering beta roughly three months ago, Oracle's VM VirtualBox 5.0 virtualization software is now generally available, offering faster performance and better security.

  • How getting mobile helped John Holland slash IT costs

    A mobility strategy that centres on using virtualization to deliver desktops, apps and data to worksites has saved construction company John Holland millions of dollars, according to David Banger.

  • 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.

  • Aussie data centre systems spending to hit $2.5b: Gartner

    Enterprises in Australia are forecast to spend $2.5 billion on data centre systems this year, slightly up on $2.3 billion in 2014 according to Gartner.

  • 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.

  • Citrix's iPad mouse arrives next week

    Apple iPad users will soon be able to interact with Citrix Systems' virtual Windows apps using a mouse.

  • VMware prepares its virtualization stack for Docker

    VMware may have pioneered enterprise virtualization, but until Monday it had been relatively quiet when it comes to Docker containers, the popular lightweight form of application virtualization.

  • VMware just created its first Linux OS, and it's container-friendly

    VMware Monday announced its first operating system, and it's designed to run containers inside the company's virtualization management software. In announcing the Linux OS, named Project Photon, VMware is attempting to convince users who are curious about using containers that they can do so while still using the company's software.