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VMware touts hyperscale SD-WAN

VMware is teaming up with Dell/EMC to offer a hardware/software package rolled up into a managed SD-WAN service.

VMware to acquire Pivotal and Carbon Black; deals total to USD 4.8bn

VMware will spend USD 2.7 billion on cloud-application developer Pivotal and USD 2.1 billion for security vendor Carbon Black - details at next week's VMworld user conference

VMware opens, reinforces hybrid-cloud migration software

HCX includes a number of services such as routing and WAN optimization and can utilize other VMware products and services such as the firm’s core networking software, NSX.

Cisco to bring voice transcription to Webex with Voicea buy

The Voicea acquisition is part of a “cognitive collaboration” initiative as Cisco revamps its collaboration software and eyes new AI capabilities.

Your multicloud strategy is all wrong

Multicloud is supposed to lower costs and increase agility and innovation, but the opposite is true.

IBM fuses its software with Red Hat’s to launch hybrid-cloud juggernaut

IBM is starting a potentially huge run at hybrid cloud by tying more than 100 of its products to the Red Hat OpenShift platform.

Enterprise Windows 7-to-10 migrations won't wrap by January

In its earnings report this month, Microsoft said it expects some companies to miss the upcoming deadline to move to Windows 10 before support ends for its predecessor.

HPE pushes towards everything-as-a-service

​During the next three years HPE has revealed it will shift its entire portfolio towards adapting an as-a-service model.

The self-service analytics market convergence is upon us

Just a week after Google Cloud acquired analytics software company Looker for $2.6 billion, SaaS CRM giant Salesforce announced that it will be acquiring rival analytics firm Tableau for $15.7 billion in an all-stock deal, making it the company's largest ever acquisition by some distance.

HPE to buy Cray, offer HPC as a service

High-performance computing offerings from HPE plus Cray could enable things like AI, ML, high-speed financial trading, creation digital twins for entire enterprise networks.

Red Hat CTO Chris Wright: We're creating an autonomic platform

With the latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenShift being packed with Kubernetes-friendly features, Red Hat is looking to create what its CTO Chris Wright calls the "autonomic computing platform".

How does OpenStack fit in to a newly independent SUSE?

Some of the most prominent messaging that emerged from the recent SUSEcon event, held in Nashville last month, was that it was now the world's largest, independent open source company (particularly in wake of the Red Hat-IBM deal). But what does this spell for its relationship with OpenStack?