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  • Docker Content Trust steps up container security

    As Docker has matured, it's <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2919588/application-virtualization/docker-finally-puts-its-security-best-practices-on-paper.html">grappled with</a> the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2923852/security/containers-have-arrived-and-no-one-knows-how-to-secure-them.html">security issues</a> that come with containers. Of late, Docker has concentrated on how to certify the contents of a given container.

  • NFV a hit for OpenDaylight

    Almost three quarters of OpenDaylight users plan to use the open source SDN technology for <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2900828/sdn/nfv-and-sdns-will-make-up-the-cloud.html">Network Functions Virtualization</a>, while over half are looking at it for cloud orchestration.

  • Nuage visualizes the SDN

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2846421/sdn/alcatel-lucent-virtualizes-wans-and-routers.html">Nuage Networks</a> this week released an application designed to better integrate physical and virtual networks.

  • VMware just created its first Linux OS, and it's container-friendly

    VMware Monday announced its first operating system, and it's designed to run containers inside the company's virtualization management software. In announcing the Linux OS, named Project Photon, VMware is attempting to convince users who are curious about using containers that they can do so while still using the company's software.

  • Docker 1.6 caters to dev and ops alike with new features

    Docker has adopted the "ship early and often" mantra of software developers, but it isn't just shipping a new version of the Docker client a mere <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2882025/virtualization/docker-1-5-seeks-to-ease-networking-documentation-woes.html">two months after the last one</a>. Instead, it's offering up a major architectural change in Docker image delivery -- a clear sign Docker's success is forcing it to keep pace with its customers' real-world needs.

  • Microsoft: Docker for Windows Server is right around the corner

    When Microsoft announced late last year it was <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2834122/application-virtualization/windows-server-is-getting-docker-says-microsoft-and-docker.html">bringing Docker's software containerization technology to Windows</a>, the big question was: When?