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VMware gives desktop admins more control with Mirage update

A new feature in Mirage 5.1 lets adminstrators control bandwidth use at branch offices

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Red Hat Satellite orbits the Amazon cloud

Red Hat Satellite 6 now uses Puppet as a configuration manager

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Chef muscles up with Microsoft, Amazon

Chef 12 now interfaces with Amazon's block storage and Microsoft's configuration management software

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Google offers to accelerate Web servers with new software

Google's new PageSpeed module can cut bandwidth needs by 37 percent

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Splunk digs deeper with Stream app for network monitoring

App for Stream expands on data collection and analytics

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ISC: Cray makes Lustre palatable for storage administrators

Cray folds the ornery Lustre into its tiered storage management software

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Mesosphere aims Twitter clustering tool at the enterprise

Mesosphere has closed new funding to help it bring the open-source Mesos software to a wider audience

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Good steps up mobile security push with Fixmo acquisition, new tools

The company is hoping to convince enterprises that are still faithful to BlackBerry to jump ship, said analyst

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Outage caused by single admin mortifies cloud provider Joyent

Joyent is looking at how to improve software and operational procedures to prevent a reoccurrence

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CA Technologies release free XP migration tool

The CA Desktop Migration Manager can move a user's files and settings to an upgraded or new desktop or laptop computer.

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HP service automation tools make nice with Chef, OpenStack

Administrators can now incorporate Chef scipts into their own HP orchestrated workflows

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Amazon brings cloud monitoring tool to Europe

The expansion allows collected log files to be stored locally

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Netcraft: Microsoft closes in on Apache Web server lead

The monthly Web survey also shows bumps in Nginx and Microsoft Azure usage