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HP makes play for network virtualization with OpenNFV program

HP assigns networking chief Bethany Mayer to head up strategy in hot new networking technology for telecom companies

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Chromebooks can now run Windows desktops, via VMware

Organizations will be able to run their Windows applications on Google Chromebooks with VMware's new desktop virtualization service

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Docker challenges virtualization market with containers

The Docker release focuses on improving the stability and overall quality of the application container

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VMware acquires AirWatch to boost mobile device, application management

The company accelerates its client computing push with the addition of AirWatch's tools

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HP hits restart on 'converged systems,' takes aim at vBlock

HP is taking another stab at converged systems that it says are more tightly integrated, allowing customers to purchase and deploy them in 20 days.

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Microsoft's Desktop Optimization Pack gets Win 8.1 management capabilities

The suite of IT management tools also gained the ability to virtualize Office 2013.

VMware adds more scale to Virtual SAN beta

The updated beta version allows users to add more drives to their servers.

AWS: Our virtual desktop will succeed where others have stumbled

Amazon Web Services hopes that its new WorkSpace VDI service will appeal to enterprises with low cost and maintenance.

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Review: VirtualBox 4.3 goes touchy-feely for Windows 8 virtualization

VirtualBox 4.3 now supports touch in its virtual machines, bringing the venerable application up to date technology-wise. Mostly.

Open Virtualization Alliance joins the Linux Foundation

The Open Virtualization Alliance has joined the Linux Foundation as a collaborative project to deepen its ties with the Linux community.

VMware promises better 3D graphics on virtualized desktops

VMware is hoping to persuade more enterprises to make the leap to virtual desktops by improving graphics capabilities and allowing them to circumvent Microsoft's licensing terms.

VMware reverses decision on ThinApp licensing, readies new version

ThinApp users have scored a victory as VMware has decided to keep offering it as a separate product and said a new version will arrive soon.

Building blocks are snapping together virtually to handle big storage

Easy expansion, lower costs and cloud-like internal services are common themes in storage today, and startup Coho Data is playing all three with a "micro-array" architecture that it's introducing on Tuesday.

VMware acquires Desktone, makes network virtualization generally available

VMware continues to push its plan to virtualize the whole data center, with the general availability of its network virtualization platform, and desktops too with the acquisition of desktop-as-a service company Desktone.

Understand the limits of a virtual computer

Amin Inshassi asked the Desktops forum for details about what can and can't be done with a virtual machine.