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Cisco Changes Its DNA

Cisco is well known as a network hardware company. But we often forget that they are also a software company with a network operating system, IOS. Cisco is now taking that software out of its embedded place in hardware and moving it into another devices.

VMware Brings Windows 10 To Macs Through Fusion 8 And Fusion 8 Pro

VMware has released the latest version of its Fusion product line that brings Windows 10 virtualisation to Apple Macs. Here’s what you need to know about VMware Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro.

How To Avoid Server Sprawl With Docker

When virtualisation was first mainstreamed, it changed the way we managed the server room. We saved money by consolidating servers into larger virtual hosts. Hardware-related downtime dropped because we could afford to spend money on redundancy and quality. Even mundane issues such as rack space and datacenter air conditioning became less of an expense. As system administrators, we could suddenly “create” a new server out of thin air.

VMware Horizon Air Hitting Australia This Year

Last month, VMware launched its vCloud Air platform in Australia. Now it’s promising that Horizon Air, its desktop-as-a-service platform, will roll out from that local data centre before the end of June.

Why You Don't Need A Software-Defined Data Centre

Software-defined networking (SDN) has been a buzzword for some time, and now we’re increasingly hearing about the virtues of the software-defined data centre (SDDC). However, the vast majority of businesses won’t need to think about implementing an SDDC — that’s what cloud providers are for.

vCloud Air Australia Pitches Into The Hybrid Cloud Wars

Some five months after announcing its plans for an Australian-hosted version of its vCloud Air (vCA) platform, VMware has officially launched the cloud service down under. Will the large base of existing vSphere installations be enough to make it a contender for hybrid cloud installations?

VirtualBox Is Back From The Dead With Major 5.0 Update

For a while it appeared development on Oracle’s virtualisation product, VirtualBox, had all but ceased. The start of April however has seen it given a new lease on life, with the company releasing a beta version of 5.0, packed with new features and improvements.

VMware vCloud Air Adds Google Cloud Platform

VMware is due to launch its vCloud Air platform in Australia sometime in the first half of this year. One potentially intriguing addition to the platform: rival service Google Cloud Platform.

How To Safely Test Software Without Messing Up Your System

The internet is full of sweet apps, but it’s also packed with shady software. Before you install something awful, give yourself an infosec education. Here are the best tools to protect yourself when you’re experimenting with new programs.

Cameyo Runs Windows Applications In The Browser

Several years ago, we looked at Cameyo which allowed you to create portable versions of just about any app. The company now offers an even cooler service: running Windows apps in a browser window.

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