Facebook to launch new virtual reality headset, 'Oculus Go'

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) – Facebook Inc plans to release a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, unlike its Oculus Rift product, which allows for mobile uses, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday. Zuckerberg, speaking at a conference for virtual reality developers, said the “Oculus Go” device […] Read more »

How To Choose Between Virtual Desktop Deployment Models

Many companies are turning to virtual desktops in the cloud to support end user computing, and they have multiple models to choose from. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Facebook to launch new virtual reality headset, 'Oculus Go'IDG Contributor Network: Docker draws distinctions between enterprise and community editionsBig Black Friday prize: Virtual reality gaming systems?Compark Data Center Blurs […] Read more »

Big Black Friday prize: Virtual reality gaming systems?

A fresh infusion of virtual reality gaming systems such as Sony PlayStation VR could make these hot Black Friday 2016 shopping items, but don’t expect to get off too easy on prices. Sony this month just started selling PlayStation VR, which starts at $ 400 just for the headset, so figure on $ 500 if you […] Read more »

IBM and Cisco will make Watson into a virtual workmate

Watson might schedule your meetings someday if a partnership between IBM and Cisco Systems bears the fruit they’re hoping for. In the meantime, the companies hope to save employees from some of the meaningless tasks they have to carry out just to work with their colleagues. IBM’s Verse email platform and Connections collaboration suite are […] Read more »

Vodafone readies pan-European virtual private cloud service for SMEs

Small businesses with global ambitions will soon have a new cloud partner — at least wherever Vodafone has data centers. Vodafone Total Cloud Flex is a virtual private cloud service that can be managed via a self-service portal, and directly integrated with on-premises infrastructure via VPN or MPLS. Telecommunications operator Vodafone unveiled the service in […] Read more »

Amazon adds managed NAT gateways to Virtual Private Cloud

Amazon’s Virtual Private Cloud has long made it possible to partition a hunk of AWS with a private network of its own, complete with a VPN connection for secure access. But setting up a VPN to access the Internet is drudgery, since connections to and from VPC have to be mapped with network address translation (NAT) […] Read more »