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Linux 4.7 Gets a Security Boost with ChromeOS Feature
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published May 23, 2016
First set of security enhancements for upcoming Linux kernel shows a trio of interesting bits

CoreOS Fest: Runway Provides a New Model Distributed Systems Design
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published May 10, 2016
Salesforce lead software engineer details new open-source effort.

Ubuntu 16.10 named Yakkety Yak
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published April 24, 2016

Oracle Updates VirtualBox 5.0.18
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published April 18, 2016
 Lots in incremental updates in latest open-source virtualization release

Apache Wookie Heads to the Attic
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published April 15, 2016
Apparently not everyone 'let's the Wookie win..'

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.20 Updated for HTTP/2
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published April 14, 2016
New release of world's most popular web server adds some incremental improvements

Google Chrome Hits 50
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published April 14, 2016
Google pays $17,500 in bug bounties as part of its Chrome 50 update

BMC Melds Security with ITSM for SecOps
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published April 14, 2016
BMC Software is aiming to close the gap between security and operations with its BladeLogic Threat Director technology, providing a new type of security and operations (SecOps) paradigm for organizations.

Weave Net 1.5 Opens up to Container Networking Interface
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published April 14, 2016
In many respects, libnetwork is simpler than CNI for container networking.

Optiv Advances IAM Services with Advancive Acquisition
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 14, 2016
In the past, many enterprises considered IAM to be just Microsoft ActiveDirectory, but what constitutes IAM in 2016 is significantly more expansive

Let's Encrypt Drops Beta Label, Moves Forward to Secure the Internet
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published April 13, 2016
A platinum sponsorship for Let's Encrypt costs $350,000 per year, or $300,000 a year with a three-year commitment, while a Gold membership is $150,000 a year.

Docker 1.11 Debuts with runC, Supports IPv6
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published April 13, 2016
First standards based Docker Engine release now out

Datera Emerges from Stealth for Software Defined Storage
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published April 13, 2016
In a podcast interview, Marc Fleischman, Founder & CEO of Datera, discusses where the idea for Datera came from and what he's trying to achieve.

Cloud Infrastructure Revenue set to Hit $57.8B by 2020
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published April 13, 2016
According to IDC's latest Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, $38.2 billion in cloud infrastructure revenue is forecast for 2016

Amazon vs. OpenStack: Who is Winning and Where?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published April 12, 2016
Two big cloud milestones this past week with Amazon hitting $10B annual run rate, while OpenStack had its 13th release and continued momentum. Who is winning and why?

Using Power Analysis to Fingerprint IoT Threats
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 12, 2016
Every device, no matter how small or large, has a power signature

Next Generation of Open-Source Snort Coming Along
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 8, 2016
 Martin Roesch, the original developer beyond the Snort IPS still believes in open-source as the next generation of Snort is being built.

OpenStack Mitaka Opens the Kimono to the Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published April 8, 2016
Part of the OpenStack client and the overall OpenStack Mitaka platform is an improved set-up and installation experience by defining default configurations

VW Goes Big for OpenStack with Mirantis
By Sean Michael Kerner | IT Management Article Published April 7, 2016
Just because VW has chosen Mirantis as its OpenStack vendor platform, doesn't however mean that Red Hat is entirely left out of the picture.

Rackspace Barreleye OpenPOWER Server set to Power OpenStack
By Sean Michael Kerner | IT Management Article Published April 7, 2016
The plan is to move Barreleye into Rackspace's data center to help power the Rackspace Public Cloud powered by OpenStack.

Amazon Swung for the Fences with AWS
By Sean Michael Kerner | IT Management Article Published April 7, 2016
In a letter to Amazon shareholders, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, wrote that in 2016, AWS is reaching $10 billion in annual sales, which is a pace even faster than that which Amazon achieved that milestone.

Veriflow Emerges from Stealth with Formal Verification Approach to Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published April 6, 2016
Veriflow is launching with a $2.9 million seed funding round, which included the participation of New Enterprise Associates, the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Another Month, Another Google Stagefright Flaw Patched
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 6, 2016
Eight months after Google first patched Stagefright, the endless stream of new vulnerabilities continues in Android

Palo Alto Networks Updates Security with PAN-OS 7.1
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published April 6, 2016
The latest updates to Palo Alto Network's portfolio follows just over a month after the company reported second quarter fiscal 2016 revenue of $334.7 million.

Steve Herrod's Views on DevOps [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | IT Management Article Published April 6, 2016
Steve Herrod, managing director at venture capital firm General Catalyst is no stranger to the world of application, having worked for years as the CTO of VMware. Now as an investor, Herrod is looking for the next big thing for enterprise technology.