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Do you think they truly understood just how fast the data infrastructure marketplace was going to change? That is the question that comes to mind when I think about Donald Feinberg and Mark Beyer at Gartner who, last year, wrote about how the data warehouse market is undergoing a trans...
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Singapore-based NewsPage Pte Ltd (“NewsPage”), a provider of integrated distributor management and mobility software for the consumer goods industry in emerging markets. NewsPage provides software products to some of the wo...
Parallels has launched Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac, the newest version of the No. 1-selling* software for running Windows and Mac applications simultaneously on a Mac without rebooting. People love Macs but many still need to be able to use Windows applications for work, school or hobb...
"This Nirvanix-TwinStrata pre-packed solution gives enterprises everything they need at a simple, flat annual rate, making cloud storage for businesses more convenient than ever," said Nicos Vekiarides, CEO of TwinStrata, as Nirvanix and TwinStrata today announced the availability of a...
Apple has triumphed in the first major decision in its sprawling legal fight across four continents against Samsung, which stands as proxy for Google and its Android operating system. In a slam-dunk verdict delivered in record time by a Silicon Valley federal jury Apple was award...
Cloud facilitates a new generation of technology and related impacts that have never been seen before. With utility computing and on demand capabilities, many organizations want to jump on the bandwagon as soon as possible. As the Chief Executive, there are some tough decisions to be m...
The whisper numbers were worse but reality is bad enough. HP managed to squeeze out that buck-a-share it said it would when it warned about that horrendous $8 billion EDS non-cash write-off a couple of weeks ago. Coupled with weak PC results it lost $8.9 billion, or $4.49 a share, w...
Over half of all developers (55.4%) active in development for Cloud platforms say that the need to manage large data sets that cannot be handled on traditional database systems (Big Data) is a major driver in getting their organizations to use Cloud services, according to Evans Data's ...
Talend, a global open source software leader, on Friday announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the newly-published "Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools"[1] annual report. According to the report, "Visionaries in the market demonstrate a ...
The jury began deliberating the so-called case of the century Wednesday after the CEOs of Apple and Samsung failed to resolve their patent dispute in talks Monday. Presiding judge Lucy Koh warned the companies that either or both of them could be at risk if the jury gets the complic...
The jury will hear closing arguments Tuesday after the CEOs of Apple and Samsung failed to resolve their patent dispute in talks Monday. Presiding judge Lucy Koh warned the companies that either or both of them could be at risk if the jury gets the complicated case. She advised the CE...
"We are excited to enable the next generation of software-defined data centers and drive complexity out of the most challenging layer of the data center today -- storage," said Anil Virmani, senior vice president of engineering at Coraid, as the Redwood City based leading developer of ...
The CEOs of Apple and Samsung are reportedly taking trial judge Lucy Koh’s advice and will try to resolve their patent dispute before the jury does, putting one or the other or both companies at risk. Bloomberg said Monday morning that it heard from “a person familiar with the matter...
Netuitive on Wednesday announced the results of a global IT survey assessing the growth of IT infrastructure, metric data collection volumes, and the complexity of associated analytical challenges in application performance management (APM). The detailed survey was conducted by phone ...
Brocade CEO Michael Klayko, seven years in the job, says he’s going to leave as soon as the company finds a successor and the transition is complete. The board has formed a search committee and hired a headhunter. Bloomberg said Brocade has been unable to find a buyer despite the s...
Best Buy, the world’s largest consumer electronics chain crippled by the impact of Internet sales, has brought in Hubert Joly, a Frenchman and reputed turnaround artist in media, technology and services, to run the place starting early next month after he gets a visa. He will replace...
GreenBytes on Tuesday announced the IO Offload Engine, a high-performance network infrastructure device purpose-built to absorb the transient IO (input/output) required for VM booting, rapid provisioning and swap. By offloading this IO from the storage system, the IO Offload Engine fre...
Porticor Earns Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Canada and USA Award Category in World’s Premier Business Awards Program TEL AVIV, Israel – Aug. 16, 2012 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption...
Need to scale your data tier? The foundation of every application is the database layer, and today application architects have more choices than ever. With these choices come new questions: Which database technology is best for your application? How can your application take advantage ...
The answer, according to my wife, is no.  However, I am reading a book on how to write comedy.  I apologize in advance for any offense. Isn’t it sad to read about Research In Motion’s demise over the past couple of years? Morale is so bad in Waterloo, that psychol...
In this fast-moving and insightful "Power Panel", recorded live at 12th Cloud Expo / 3rd International Big Data Expo, Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan (@jg21) is joined by Cory Isaacson, CEO/CTO of CodeFutures, Sam Bisbee of Cloudant, Sanjay Sharma of Impetus Technologies, and Jason Mond...
Idera, a provider of application and server management solutions, on Monday announced version 3.5 of SQL check™, a free SQL Server performance monitoring tool for SQL Server databases that provides valuable real-time performance information for database administrators and developers. ...
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a provider and integrator of Enterprise Mobility, Wireless Applications and RFID solutions, has announced that it has acquired Tulsa, OK based Illume Mobile Software ("Illume Mobile"), a division of MacroSolve, Inc. effective July 31, 2012. ...
Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company - delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined, on Monday provided additional details of the $30 million share repurchase program first announced on August 2nd, 2012. “Our hybrid open source enterprise mode...
Total Defense, Inc., a provider of solutions to combat the growing threat of cybercrime, today announced the launch of Total Defense Cloud Security, an integrated cloud based SaaS (Security as a Service) solution for Web and email protection, for businesses in Europe. This new offering...
Yahoo’s short-lived interim CEO Ross Levinsohn, who was replaced by the board two weeks ago by a bright shiny blonde from Google, said Monday that he’s leaving the company. He didn’t say if he had a destination. He wasn’t expected to stay after Marissa Mayer got there. As C...
Amazon Web Services has announced new features for customers looking to run high performance databases in the cloud with the launch of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) Provisioned IOPS. Provisioned IOPS (input/output operations per second) are a new EBS volume type designed to d...
Cloud application auditing and security company, SaaSID, has announced its partnership with big data and business analytics company, EMC Greenplum. EMC is a global leader in cloud computing, enabling the world's largest organisations to store, manage, protect and analyse their infor...
VCE, the EMC-Cisco-VMware gamble on Vblock converged cloud systems, has gotten a CEO after a year without one since CEO and chairman Michael Capellas – the guy who sold Compaq to HP – dropped the CEO bit from his title. Cisco has seconded the head of its Services Routing Technology G...
Symantec Wednesday pushed its CEO and president of three years Enrique Salem out and installed its chairman, former Intuit CEO Steve Bennett, in his place. Shares rose a cheery 13.5% to $14.96 on the news. “While progress has been made over the last three years in many areas,” Bennett...
Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") has released the public version of the Initial Determination in the i...
Scott Thompson, the Yahoo CEO who left in May after four months in the job because it was discovered that he gave himself an undergraduate degree in computer science, has gotten another job. He’s now CEO of ShopRunner, a start-up that gives members two-day shipping from some retail si...
As part of its commitment to interoperability standards, Axway, business-to-business (B2B) and managed file transfer (MFT) solutions, have successfully completed Drummond Certification for AS2-1Q12 interoperability testing. Additionally, Axway B2Bi successfully completed the new SHA-2 ...
I know, some people will say it’s apples to oranges. Some people will say Adobe is also pushing for HTML5. But I’m writing this for people who read the title of this blog correctly: Flex or JavaScript. Disclaimer 1. I do both. Disclaimer 2. I don’t care about game programming. I work f...
Thousands of dollars worth of prizes plus exclusive VC and vendor CTO mentoring await the winners at www.techtrailblazers.com LONDON, UK - July 19th 2012 - Calling all innovative enterprise IT startups: The Tech Trailblazers Awards have officially opened for entries at www.techtrailbla...
Paul Maritz, the CEO of EMC subsidiary VMware for the last four years, is stepping down and will be replaced by president and COO of EMC Information Infrastructure Products Pat Gelsinger, the 30-year Intel veteran who might have wound up as CEO there if he had stayed and Paul Otelli...
Paul Maritz, the one-time high-ranking Microsoftee who’s been CEO of VMware for the last four years, is stepping down and will be replaced by EMC COO and Intel veteran Pat Gelsinger, the Wall Street Journal says. The story broke late Monday night in a scoop by CRN. Nobody was sure if...
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s newly hired CEO, is pregnant with her first child and due to have the baby, a boy, in three months. The due date is October 7. Ms Mayer credits the Yahoo board with “evolved thinking” for not eliminating her when it was told of her condition. We would just po...
Kapow Software on Wednesday announced it has joined the Google Enterprise Partner program. With this new partnership, the company’s Kapow Katalyst Application Integration Platform 9.0 extends the power of Google search technologies across the enterprise and helps customers get more val...