We rounded up this week’s SDN blogs. Check out thoughts on Cisco’s joining of Open Compute, real-world SDN use cases, and Docker, containers and the cloud.
VMware continues its hybrid cloud push with the acquisition of Continuent, a provider of database replication and clustering.
Major changes are taking place in channel partners’ sales and marketing operations. New CompTIA research shows partners intend to build out their resources and take charge of their branding.
The outdated encryption protocol was spotlighted earlier this month when Google researchers released details on the POODLE attack, which preyed on systems that support the SSL 3.0 fallback mechanism.
The latest version of the Microsoft Lync client for Mac is more resilient by automatically re-establishing calls when suddenly disconnected.
A new study by cloud security startup Elastica shows that enterprise employees are unknowingly leaking sensitive data through cloud apps and services.
Hitachi Data Systems turns its UCP integrated stack into a managed service private cloud. HDS now sets up and manages all the hardware and software.
Vendors are using bare-metal technology to bring single-tenant, customizable environments to the cloud, and enterprises are biting.
News roundup: Verizon gave its mobile users an early Halloween trick: a cookie that cannot be erased, despite a number of privacy concerns. Also: compromising an air-gapped computer over the air; an alleged government-funded hack against a CBS reporter and more.
Russian-backed hackers could be at it again, this time targeting the White House. Experts advise businesses take a page from the hackers and get organized. Also in Searchlight: Apple CEO Tim Cook proudly comes out; Wal-Mart faces off with Apple Pay.