The new Docker Machine preview lets you build Docker VM hosts on various compatible OS hosts, hypervisors and clouds.
New capabilities make automating IT processes easier and worthwhile.
VMware has rolled out its first major new hypervisor platform in three years and introduces some features not yet in Hyper-V.
The introduction of containers to Windows Server, Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure tied with Windows PowerShell automation paves the Microsoft path to DevOps and support for cross-platform modern apps.
Microsoft is using its modest hardware offerings to deliver its expanding portfolio of services and software.
While the notion would have been ludicrous in years past, experts are hinting that an open source Windows could be a possibility down the road.
A new version of the Adaptiva systems management software aims to simplify the way IT pros issue patches via Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
The latest major change sweeping the IT industry may be a direct result of the cloud craze, which focuses on cloudifying what has been dubbed the control plane -- a new buzzword that intends to separate "the data" from "the tools that manage that data."