Virtualization
Breaking News


Breaking News

Cavium debuts 10/25GbE adapter line for Open Compute Project servers

Semiconductor company Cavium launched Monday QLogic FastLinQ adapters for Open Compute Project (OCP) servers along with a rich suite of management software. The new line of adapters allows Cavium to extend its reach to the growing number of OCP servers being deployed at hyperscale and cloud service providers. Designed to accelerate Network Virtualization workloads, the FastLinQ QL34512 adapter delivers offloads for NVGRE, VxLAN and GENEVE tunneling protocols, providing an innovative […]

Breaking News

Red Hat attains common criteria security certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat announced Wednesday that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 has been awarded the Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 4+ for an unmodified commercial operating system under the Operating System Protection Profile (OSPP). This marks the first time that an operating system has been Common Criteria-certified with Linux Container Framework Support, further demonstrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7’s ability to provide hardened and more secure IT innovations […]

Breaking News

Cavium QLogic boosts hybrid and public cloud deployments with OpenStack integration

Cavium Inc. announced Tuesday that it is showcasing technologies available for its FastLinQ line of 10/25/40/50/100GbE Ethernet adapters that accelerate the deployment of OpenStack by delivering the ability to orchestrate and manage an OpenStack configuration for hybrid and public cloud deployments. QLogic technologies like the Plug-in for Mirantis Fuel for automatic SR-IOV configuration across multiple OpenStack nodes and QConvergeConsole (QCC) for OpenStack physical and logical topology maps enable hyperscale, private/hybrid […]

Breaking News

HyTrust announces encryption key management support for VMware vSphere virtual machines

HyTrust Inc., vendor of workload security, announced this week encryption and key management support for VMware vSphere VM Encryption, announced as part of VMware vSphere 6.5. This support through HyTrust DataControl provides organizations with a virtual machine encryption option using the VMware platform that allows them to encrypt workloads with HyTrust’s key management policies for their virtual machines. HyTrust DataControl is a cloud and virtualization encryption solution including both encryption […]

Breaking News

PLUMgrid, Quanta Cloud Technology partner to provide data centers with container, OpenStack cloud offerings

PLUMgrid, vendor of scalable SDN and NFV solutions for container and OpenStack clouds, joined Tuesday with Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a global data center solution provider, to offer fully integrated OpenStack solutions. QCT will leverage PLUMgrid’s comprehensive SDN and NFV software to enable highly efficient, turnkey OpenStack systems including server, storage and networking. Validated with Red Hat OpenStack Platform, PLUMgrid’s Open Networking Suite (ONS) and CloudApex SDN visualization and monitoring […]

Breaking News

Red Hat announces open source release of Ansible Galaxy with aim of advancing automation

Red Hat launched Tuesday its Ansible Galaxy project with the full availability of Ansible Galaxy’s open-sourced code repository. Ansible Galaxy is Ansible’s official community hub for sharing Ansible Roles. By open-sourcing Ansible Galaxy, Red Hat further demonstrates its commitment to community-powered innovation and advancing the best in open source automation technology. Ansible Tower by Red Hat offers a visual dashboard; role-based access control; job scheduling; graphical inventory management aling with […]

Breaking News

MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 boosts innovation for secure scale-out deployments

Open source database provider MariaDB Corp. announced Monday general availability of MariaDB MaxScale 2.0, which adds new data streaming integration with Kafka, better security and high availability capabilities. MariaDB MaxScale is a next-generation database proxy that manages administrative functions like security, scalability, data streaming and high availability, enabling the database to focus on core functionality to drive faster innovation. MaxScale 2.0 enhances database security, high availability and adds new data […]

Breaking News

HPE joins with Samsung to boost carriers’ transformation to the telecommunications cloud

Samsung Electronics and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced Wednesday a partnership that will provide carriers with integrated network functions virtualization (NFV) infrastructure and virtual network functions (VNF) solutions. This kind of collaboration is critical to both carriers and customers increasingly looking to implement pre-tested and integrated multi-vendor solutions based on an open architecture. The partnership merges Samsung’s carrier network and HPE’s IT telecommunications capabilities. Together, the solutions will help carriers […]

Breaking News

Microsoft announces availability of H-series VMs in Azure for HPC applications

Microsoft announced on Monday availability of the new H-series virtual machines in Azure to continue its mission to deliver great performance for HPC applications in Azure.  H-series VM sizes is ideal for any compute-intensive workload, and are designed to deliver high performance for complex engineering and scientific workloads like computational fluid dynamics, crash simulations, seismic exploration, and weather forecasting simulations. The H-series VMs will be available in six different sizes, […]

WWPI – Covering the best in IT since 1980