Synology's latest version of its state-of-the-art operating system for DiskStation NAS servers, the DiskStation Manager version 5.0, is now live and available for free update for existing Synology NAS servers.
CTO Stephen Herrod says vSphere 5, a continuation of VMware's "IT transformation journey," is the "largest coordinated release of software we've ever done."
Interest in open-source tooling and infrastructure for big data keeps growing among developers and traditionally proprietary companies.
One way to more closely couple servers and storage is to use a storage device's native processing power to run applications. That's right--we should soon see a storage device that runs applications.
News through the blogosphere from the Minneapolis VMWare User Group about the naming of the next generation of VMWare infrastructure.
VMware's Fusion software, which is used to run Windows on a Mac, is in a dogfight with Parallels, which recently rolled out its Desktop 7 software.
Paul Maritz, who led Microsoft's Windows operating system as its became dominant, tells VMworld conference attendees to focus on a multi-device world in their deployments and development.
VMware begins its conference debuting products to manage virtualization for corporations, while Microsoft launches an ad campaign targeting its rival's new licensing policy.
The new offering is intended to integrate computing assets, capacity, and configurations. Analytics will help automate virtualized data center infrastructure.
One year on, the Cisco Systems- and EMC-funded venture, which is focused on integrated computing "stacks" called Vblocks, reports progress to date.