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Cisco Launches Network Development Push

With increased network programmability as a key tenet of emerging software-defined networking (SDN) technology, Cisco Systems Inc. is actively courting developers with its DevNet site, hoping to get them onboard with its SDN vision.

Talend Promises 10 Minutes to Big Data with New Sandbox

The Talend Big Data Sandbox aims to quicken the adoption of large-scale analytics, promising "zero to Big Data without coding in under 10 minutes."

VMware Updates Big Data Extensions

VMware Inc. on Friday updated its vSphere Big Data Extensions (BDE), adding support for Hadoop 2, along with other enhancements.

SAS Tackles Big Data Virtualization

SAS announced enhancements to its data management software that will include Big Data virtualization capabilities.

Google Developer News Includes New Managed VMs Service

Google Inc. this week is making lots of noise at its Google Platform Live conference, including the introduction of "Managed VMs" designed to help developers using the App Engine cloud service access native resources and run native code.

Google Announces .NET APIs, Android Apps for Wearables and More

Google this week announced a library of client APIs for the Microsoft .NET Framework, a developer preview for building Android apps for wearable devices and guidance on how to use management tools with the Google Compute Engine cloud service.

Big Data Product Watch 6/20/13: Big Players Weigh In

On the verge of the 6th Annual Hadoop Summit, the Big Data space is awash with recent product announcements from vendors big and small.

Red Hat Updates Virtualization Platform

Version 3.1, available now, updates the KVM hypervisor to support current industry-standard x86 processors, and expands the platform's ability to scale with support for guest VMs.

EMC-VMware Spinoff Combines Spring, Gemfire, Cloud Foundry under Maritz

EMC Corporation this week confirmed rumors that former VMware chief exec Paul Maritz, now EMC chief strategy officer, will lead a new corporate spinoff that will manage products from several divisions.

AMD & Oracle Team Up on OpenJDK 'Sumatra' for Heterogeneous Computing

Project Sumatra was officially announced on Sunday evening during the opening keynote presentations for the annual JavaOne conference in San Francisco.

VMworld: Maritz Hands Off VMware CEO Reins, Company Drops vRam Licensing, Introduces vCloud 5.1

Outgoing chief executive Paul Maritz symbolically passed the reins of VMware to incoming CEO Pat Gelsinger during the opening general session at the 9th annual VMworld conference in San Francisco on Monday.

Flexera Launches Virtual Desktop Migration Planning Tool

Flexera Software this week released a new migration planning tool, AdminStudio Virtual Desktop Assessment.

Apps Manager Supports Oracle and IBM JVMs

ManageEngine has extended performance monitoring support for Oracle's JRockit Java virtual machine (JVM) and IBM's JVMs in the latest release of its Applications Manager software package.

Cloud Hoster Jelastic Adds HA for Java Apps

For Java developers working on the nascent Jelastic Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), it now requires just a mouse click to activate new automated high availability (HA) features for their applications, the company announced.

Joyent Joins VMware's Community Leads Program To Support Node.js

In an effort to lend its Node.js expertise to VMware's Cloud Foundry project, cloud software and services provider Joyent has signed on to VMware's Community Leads program.

VMware Brings the Cloud to Developers' Desktops

VMware has released the beta of Micro Cloud Foundry, a complete version of its Cloud Foundry PaaS designed to run on developers' PCs or Macs.

Analysts Find a Lot to Like in HP's Upgraded, Cross-Platform ALM 11 Suite

Hewlett Packard on Tuesday unveiled new and upgraded components for its ALM suite, including a new service virtualization solution, an ALM intelligence module and an upgraded Agile Accelerator tool.

Upgrades Coming to VMware's Virtualization Platform

An upgrade to VMware's vSphere 5, the company's flagship virtulization platform, was announced today in a live event.

VMware Launches Cloud Foundry as First 'Open' PaaS

VMware announced the launch of Cloud Foundry, which the company is touting as the as the first "open platform as a service" (PaaS), on Tuesday.

SCCVM 2012 Test Release To Get Server App-V for Windows Azure Beta

Microsoft's Server Application Virtualization tool for Windows Azure was included in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 beta 2, released earlier this week.

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