IoT tinkerers get new Linux hub & open platforms

Mellisa Tolentino | August 21st

This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features a Linux hub for connected appliances, an  upcoming developer website for the Internet of Things products, and a partnership to launch first Internet protocol (IP) camera platform.

Cloud Media launches

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Enterprise pros say cloud, Big Data prompting radical IT shifts

Bert Latamore | August 21st

The convergence of cloud computing and Big Data analytics are generating some radical rethinking about the way IT infrastructure is deployed, judging from the comments of early adopters who were interviewed at Hewlett-Packard Co.’s HP Vertica...»

Toppling the operational obstacles behind McGladrey’s Backup-as-a-Service  | #CubeConversations

Maria Deutscher | August 21st

Keeping an entire enterprise's worth of information protected is no simple task, let alone if that company happens to employ a geographically distributed organizational structure and competes in an industry where the storage and management of data is...»

Prediction: First billion dollar Big Data company will be a practitioner | #HPBigData2014

Rose Meadows | August 21st

With increasing attention on the business side of tech innovation, the world seems to be awaiting the rise of the first billion-dollar Big Data company. A recent $50 million dollar investment from Hewlett-Packard (HP) put Hortonworks a step...»

Steve Ballmer officially departs Microsoft leadership with board resignation

Maria Deutscher | August 21st

Six months after passing over the torch to Satya Nadella, former Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer has announced his resignation from the board of directors with a heartfelt letter urging his successor to...»

Tech industry struggles to court women, but progress is slow

Rachel Schramm | August 21st

Many people were disappointed when Google, Inc. released its demographics data in May, showing that only 30 percent of its employees are women and just 21 percent of its  people in leadership roles are...»

What a Ferrari and HP Vertica have in common (and not) | #HPBigData2014

Rose Meadows | August 21st

The claim to fame behind Hewlett-Packard, Co.'s Vertica platform for Big Data management is high performance. More than once during SiliconANGLE's live coverage of HP's Big Data conference last week, Vertica was likened to a Ferrari supercar. But...»

PernixData gets a $35M funding boost in Flash storage race

Mike Wheatley | August 21st

Flash virtualization startup PernixData has grabbed another $35 million in series C funding. It's yet another big bet on the impending disruption in enterprise storage as technology moves towards cloud services...»

VMware gobbles up CloudVolumes for real-time app delivery

Mike Wheatley | August 21st

VMware has just gobbled up a pre-VMworld 2014 snack, adding to its desktop virtualization stack by acquiring real-time application delivery firm CloudVolumes. The company kept schtum on how...»

How automation at scale can put HP ahead in Big Data services | #HPBigData2014

Cheryl Knight | August 20th

Being able to handle massive amounts of Big Data can help a company keep a step ahead of its competition, and Hewlett-Packard, Co. is hoping to provide the platform to help companies gain the lead. Real-time data in...»