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New open source project to add virtual networking to Open vSwitch

Some of the developers of Open vSwitch are now working on a new project, called Open Virtual Network, to add virtual networking for OVS users.

CES 2015 promises 'presidential-style' healthcare tech debate

As many as one-third of the vendors at this year's Consumer Electronics Show may also be there to promote healthcare and communications in the enterprise, making CES the leading show in this emerging field.

Spotlight: Nearly half surveyed say SDN may be too immature to be secure

If you give a group of C-suite executives a list of bad things to choose from and tell them to arrange them in order of bad-to-worse, like a tally of "Brady Bunch" episodes, does the one...

Yubico puts FIDO's second authentication factor in your pocket

The era of logging onto the Web using a real, physical key may have just begun. Of course, if things start to get cumbersome and that key is easily bypassed, it may have just ended.

Microsoft prepares more Windows 10 details for January 21

IT organizations aching for more data that could lead them to a decision about whether to abandon Windows as their company desktop may get a few morsels next month.

Linux leader: Dependency on a platform is good for the platform

Now that Linux in the enterprise can be described using the Latin phrase de facto, the proverbial shoe finds itself on the other foot. It may be too soon for any Linux vendor to adopt a Microsoft-style swagger.

Microsoft COO signals end of license-driven Windows

"We've got to monetize it differently," says the man responsible for implementing the business model that will define what it means to be a PC in the year 2015.

Dell, Wyse reassess the high cost of virtual desktops

If cost remains the key inhibitor to deploying virtual desktops on thin client devices, then could Dell's incorporation of Wyse into the entire company drive those costs down?  Or should I say, drive them down enough?

Spotlight: Insecurity-as-a-service

Recently, tech news stories are leaving out the obvious implications, and let's see whether you can guess which implication is being left out of today's Spotlight story before you reach the end of this paragraph.

Dell, Wyse double down on vWorkspace as VDI's '4th broker'

Would a virtual desktop make more sense to users if they could access it from any device? And by "any device," include a television set in the mix. A conquest that Dell just realized it made, could answer this question.