As OpenStack adoption grows, one CSO says to “just get started.” | #OpenStackSV

Alina Popescu | September 16th

OpenStack is starting to show significant progress in customer adoption, paralleling an important shift in the cloud computing market heralded by key developments including such as Hewlett-Packard, Co.'s recent acquisition of Eucalyptus Systems Inc. and the strategic placement of cloud experts...»

Embarcadero survey finds IoT enabling developers build completely new class of apps

Saroj Kar | September 16th

Embarcadero Technologies, the leading provider of developer tools for application and database professionals, announced the latest release of their Appmethod for developers along with a new Internet-of-Things (IoT) survey. Companies are investing heavily...»

Docker’s explosive expansion fueled by $40M Series C funding round

Kyt Dotson | September 16th

Docker, Inc. announced today that it partnered with Sequoia and raised $40 million in Series C funding. The company is behind the Docker platform, a virtual containerization system that is rapidly growing in popularity.  There have now...»

Smart homes get stylish with 4K tv and wireless speakers

Mellisa Tolentino | September 16th

This week’s Smart Living roundup features a smarter way to manage the connected home, a cloud company acquisition to improve smart homes, and a snazzy way to update your home entertainment system.


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VMworld 2014 Docker DevOps round up: VMware and Docker make common cause | #vmworld

Saroj Kar | September 16th

Creation of an on-site private cloud for agile software development and IT operations, or DevOps, is one of the primary enterprise use cases for open source technology. Going beyond the hypervisor and leveraging VMware’s software-defined data center technologies...»

Infor makes as many acquisitions as Oracle’s in the last decade | #inforum14

Alina Popescu | September 16th

Looking to replicate what Apple, Inc. did for  the consumer IT segment, Infor Global Solutions believes in the beautification of enterprise software and giving users a great experience. To pursue this goal, Infor has invested significant time and resources,...»

Have containers solved the BYOD security problem?

Kristen Nicole | September 16th

Less than ten percent of businesses have a comprehensive security policy in place to protect employee-owned devices, according to a recent Compass Intelligence survey, leaving the vast majority of the Bring Your Own Anything (BYOx) market open to hackers...»

Brocade pushes further into software-defined networking with Vistapointe buy

Maria Deutscher | September 16th

Although barely into its initial adoption phase, the network function virtualization (NFV) space is already seeing consolidation, as networking incumbents look to get on board with a technology that could disrupt their core businesses. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. became...»

iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 4, HTC One Max

Mellisa Tolentino | September 16th

Since the first week of September, fanboys have been lining up outside Apple Inc.’s retail stores even before the Cupertino, CA giant revealed its latest handset. It's a practice in patience to earn the...»

Oracle buys Emmy-winning cloud storage hotshot to address media companies’ exploding data needs

Maria Deutscher | September 16th

Video accounted for two-thirds of all Internet traffic in 2013 and that figure is set to rise to nearly 80 percent by 2018, according to the latest Virtual Networking Index  from Cisco Systems Inc....»