Take a Network Break! This week we debate the merits of Bimodal IT and drill into OpenStack news from Walmart (yes, Walmart) and Dell.
Intel announces big layoffs and a new CPU/FPGA combo. Mesosphere launches DC/OS, a data center operating system for the container age, and brings along some impressive friends, including Cisco and Microsoft.
The British government has some advice on passwords (don’t force people to keep changing them!), Cisco and Hyundai team up around connected cards, and Mellanox and F5 release quarterly financials.
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Bye Bye Bimodal?
The False Promise Of Bimodal IT – Forrester Research
Bimodal IT – the new old hotness – Simon Wardley
Some Intel On Intel
OpenStack From Walmart To Dell
Walmart Labs CTO: How OpenStack Can Prevent Cloud Lock-in – The New Stack
The Debut Of DC/OS
DC/OS Community – DC/OS
Batteries Included, not Crippleware – Cisco Systems
Mesosphere and Cisco Partner on Turnkey Data Center Platform for Open Source Tech – Data Center Knowledge
Cisco, Hyundai & Connected Cars
Mellanox hits record revenue again in Q1 report – Seeking Alpha
F5 Networks +2.9% on profit beat, added $1B buyback – Seeking Alpha