Don't-Miss Virtualization Stories

Windows Server 2016's latest beta brings first look at Microsoft's new containers

Microsoft launched the fourth technical preview for the next version of Windows Server on Thursday, giving the public access to its new Hyper-V containers.

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Xen's highly critical virtual machine escape flaw gets a fix

The Xen Project fixed several vulnerabilities in its popular virtualization software, including one that could allow potential attackers to break out of a virtual machine and gain control over the host system.

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BT Group may give OpenStack the boot

OpenStack has gained considerable popularity over the years for its open-source cloud platform, but this week it looks like one major user is seriously considering dropping the technology in favor of a proprietary alternative.

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VMware brings Michigan to Europe to boost virtual networking

VMware added new management features to its public cloud platform for resellers, and its NFV platform for carriers, at VMworld in Barcelona -- and unveiled a new networking techology preview, Project Michigan

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Microsoft bulks up Azure virtual machines

The new Microsoft Azure GS-series virtual machines are made for demanding database-driven workloads.

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VMware pitches network virtualization for better security

While the idea of network virtualization has been around a while, it has not been adopted in the enterprise as quickly as virtualization for servers. Now, VMware, one of the biggest proponents of virtualizing the entire data center, is touting one tangible benefit to the virtual network: better security.

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VMware touts new technologies for managing containers and live migration of virtual machines

At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, VMware demonstrated how to move a live virtual machine across two different data centers, and showed off its new container management software.

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VMware rounds out data center virtualization stack

VMware has updated its stack of data center virtualization software with capabilities that allow an organization to run an entire data center operation and related cloud services as a single unified entity.