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With Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley (11th Cloud Expo) due to open in two weeks' time at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA - co-located with 2nd International BigDataExpo - let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for t...
With Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley (11th Cloud Expo) due to open in under three weeks' time at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA - co-located with 2nd International Big Data Expo - let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Fac...
Who is speaking about what next month at the largest cloud computing and big data event in the world? Here's a quick reference guide for those working out which sessions they most want to attend November 5-8 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA...once the doors open in...
Intel, which warned of declining sales last month, didn’t do quite as badly in Q3 as expected given its guidance, which was below Wall Street estimates, despite the popularity of iPads and smartphones, which IDC and Gartner say have created an 8%-9% contraction in the PC market.
Zadara Storage has announced their latest storage industry break-through: integration of their Virtual Private Storage Array (VPSA) service with OpenStack® Cloud Block Storage (Cinder) for Public and Private Clouds. The integration with OpenStack expands the availability of VPSA to de...
“The cloud is so new, and is dominated by such a small number of players right now, that prices are much higher than they will be,” noted Cory Isaacson, CEO and CTO of CodeFutures Corporation, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. “As demand goes up and ...
It is no secret that one of the main challenges for applications in the cloud is storage performance. The storage performance problem in the cloud has multiple facets. It is not just low vs. high performance, but also the fact that performance varies over time and one customer can impa...
With 2nd International Big Data Expo (www.BigDataExpo.net), co-located with Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (11th Cloud Expo), due to open in four weeks' time at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Sp...
Scott Houston, chief executive officer for GreenButton, and Stephen Spector, cloud evangelist for Dell, Inc., will be co-presenting "Game Changer - High Perfomance Computing in the Cloud For Everyone," at the 11th International Cloud Computing Expo. Scott and Stephen will discuss how c...
A pack of Wall Street analysts led by UBS’ Steve Milunovich, having little or no faith in Meg Whitman’s Mao-like five-year turnaround plan, has begun saying that HP has no alternative but to split into an enterprise company and a PC company. HP abandoned the notion after it fired...
Troubled Progress Software said Monday that it’s losing its CEO Jay Bhatt, who’s only been there 10 months after being hired from Autodesk. Bhatt says he’s gotten a better offer to be the CEO of a privately held company in another segment of the software industry that’s “the fulfi...
Larry Ellison, who spent $50 billion more or less on acquisitions in the last 10 years, is swearing off making any big acquisitions to add to Oracle for a couple of years to focus instead on growing the company organically in an attempt to dominate the cloud, a technology he used to ca...
There was no good news coming out of HP’s meeting with Wall Street analysts Wednesday – at least no good news in anything resembling real- time – as indicated by its stock price. It’s been beaten up for the last two years – ever since the board lost Mark Hurd to Oracle – and Wedn...
The rapid advancements in cloud computing technology enable unlimited access to computing power for anyone with an Internet connection. Leveraging this utility enables high-performance computing workloads to maximize the processing potential of a cloud. Nevertheless, the costs can be p...
Effective immediately, 30 members from South Florida's leading brokerage and property management firm Flagler Real Estate Services, LLC (FRES) join Avison Young, forming the nucleus for Avison Young's entry into the Florida commercial real estate markets. The move further expands Aviso...
What's "Cloud 2.0"? Who's behind "SHadoop"? Why is the Cloud so important to the Big Data boom? Are you turning your data into dollars? Which cloud model is right for your company? Register to attend 11th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley and get your questions answered November 5...
Amazon and Salesforce are getting so popular they’ve started infiltrating top accounts that have historically belonged to IBM. Amazon’s new partnership with the Nasdaq announced the other day is a good for instance. So IBM has decided to fight fire with fire by going after the mid-s...
"#CloudExpo looks super interesting (almost sexy)," tweeted Xochi Adamé ‏(@xochiadame) recently, referring to the Cloud Expo due to be held Nov 5-8 in Silicon Valley. "Who's going?" Adamé continued. She is just one of dozens of IT professionals who are using Twitter right now to connec...
IBM has announced a broad set of global initiatives to better position clients to take advantage of cloud opportunities. This effort is aimed at further expanding IBM's cloud ecosystem, enabling organizations to develop solutions and services on IBM SmartCloud and PureSystems, built on...
After Bloomberg reported that Intel CEO Paul Otellini bad-mouthed the state of the soon-to-be-released Windows 8 operating system to his people, Microsoft must have had a word or two with its long-time buddy and Intel eventually got around to issuing a statement that doesn’t even rise ...
If Cisco CEO John Chambers, 63, steps in front of streetcar, COO Gary Moore, also 63, would take over as CEO, Chambers told Bloomberg during a drop-by at Bloomberg’s headquarters in New York Tuesday. Chambers’ plan is to remain CEO for the next two-four years – which at the outsi...
Ginny Rometty, who took over from Sam Palmisano as president and CEO of IBM back the first of the year, will add the title of chairman when Sam steps down from the board on October 1. He will stick around as senior advisor until he retires on December 1. Palmisano became CEO in 2002...
After HP proved years ago – before phones became a veritable avalanche – that it couldn’t sell the things. And after wasting $1.2+ billion buying Palm only to only to turn off its phones and shut down its tablets – not to mention whatever they’re doing with the leftovers at Gram – H...
Adobe Systems Incorporated has reported financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2012 ended Aug. 31, 2012. Adobe achieved revenue in Q3 FY2012 of $1.081 billion, within its targeted range of $1.075 billion to $1.125 billion. During the quarter, the Company drove faster...
Abiquo, the UK-based cloud platform company, has named Jim Darragh CEO, replacing Peter Malcolm who quietly disappeared in April. Darragh is supposed to grow the business aggressively and deliver shareholder value. He comes over from Riverbed Technology where he was running its Sti...
Information Builders on Tuesday announced a new partnership with 1010data, Inc.. This partnership links Information Builders' popular WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform to 1010data's Big Data platform environment, improving customer analytics performance and reducing costs. Many organ...
As companies turn to the cloud to store, manage and access Big Data, it’s clear that its benefits are tempered by technical bottlenecks: transfer performance over WANs, HTTP throughput within remote infrastructures, and size limitations of cloud object stores. In her session at the 1...
A dedicated SaaS and PaaS deployment model can support more sophisticated and multi-tiered business apps with highly customizable components. Enterprises are poised to run their key business apps in the cloud but today’s solutions are designed for simple and fixed stacks. Enterprise ap...
1010data, Inc., on Tuesday announced the formation of the 1010data Analytical Dataspace, the first cloud-based community where organizations can analyze, share and monetize Big Data. The Analytical Dataspace is a revolutionary forum where organizations, regardless of size or vertical m...
According to Dan Vesset, program vice president for IDC's Business Analytics Solutions, the business analytics software market "has crossed the chasm into the mainstream mass market." In 2011, Vesset explains, the business analytics market extended its post-2009 recovery with anothe...
Well, heck, no wonder Pat Gelsinger took the job running VMware after he was promised he would be made CEO of VMware parent company EMC when Joe Tucci retired, the very reason he bolted Intel. Tucci just doesn’t want to go. After saying he would go this year and then saying he woul...
For those of you keeping score, late last year American Airlines’ parent AMR declared bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 filing of the once largest airline in the world brought to a conclusion the era of disintegration for the legacy commercial airline market. You can argue about the princip...
Samsung Electronics could be a major player if it launched its own mobile operating system in a big way, according to Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam. “There’s a potential elephant in the room with Samsung,” McAdam said at an investor conference today. While Google Android ...
What is Application Performance Management (APM)? Like a lot of good questions, it depends on your business needs. What is the goal of an ideal APM? Does it mean 99.999% availability? Perhaps it is a favorable overall end user experience when using the application but, as compared t...
In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Ronald Bradford, Founder & CEO of Effective MySQL, will discuss the issues of managing a large number of MySQL instances supporting one billion+ requests statements per day (and 50+ billion SQL statements). Topics include: Monitori...
Good Technology, a provider of secure enterprise mobility solutions, has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Copiun Inc., a privately-held innovator in secure mobile collaboration. Copiun solutions allow mobile users to directly and securely access file shares, Microsoft Sh...
“We have seen excellent strength in social networking and gaming apps, the growth has been phenomenal,” observed Cory Isaacson, CEO of CodeFutures Corporation, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. “Most consumers have no idea they are ‘playing in the cl...
A few weeks ago, I wrote my pre-show thoughts about VMworld 2012. Much of it was focused on the need for VMware to diversify their technology and business model(s) as customer needs are evolving beyond server virtualization. Now that the US event is over, I wanted to jot down some tho...
1010data, Inc., a market leader in sharing, analyzing, and monetizing Big Data, today announced that Frank Fanzilli has joined the company's Board of Directors. As the first global CIO for Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB), Fanzilli has extensive, first-hand experience evaluating, purc...
In a recent Club Industry fitness pro blog post "Equinox President One Of Many Executives Taking On Twitter", Stuart Goldman correctly identified several leaders in the health club business who are active on twitter: Interaction on Twitter from fitness club industry executives is ...