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August 31, 2017
As Microsoft's PowerShell Core open source project progresses, some question the future of Windows PowerShell in the company's cloud-focused strategy.
March 14, 2017
Innovium, led by former execs at Cavium and Broadcom, is targeting its switch silicon to hyperscale data centers as more workloads move to the cloud.
June 29, 2016
With RHEL hitting platform maturity, Red Hat's future includes Microsoft integration, expanded management and a smaller footprint.
May 20, 2016
The most common data center operating system gets its final 6.x updates with the addition of a local backup archiving tool before transitioning to just security and stability updates.
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