The state of OpenStack’s community, according to the Foundation’s head | #OpenStackSV

Maria Deutscher | September 30th

Four years after launch, OpenStack is finally starting to see the first user communities forming, according to the head of the industry consortium that oversees the development of the fast-emerging cloud framework. In his latest ...»

Onboard for Oracle’s cloud push, Intel and Cisco share values | #OOW14

Rachel Schramm | September 30th

As Oracle Corp. shifts its focus to the cloud, its partners Cisco Systems Inc. and Intel Corp. provide invaluable support: Oracle runs on Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS), which is powered by Intel's Xeon processor. Jim McHugh,


Microsoft teleports straight to Windows 10: Here’s 5 things to know

Winston Edmondson | September 30th

Pulling back the curtains today, Microsoft Corp. revealed its next operating system. Much of what was shown was expected, but the software giant did have a few surprises up its sleeve. Here are the top things you...»

Value engineering explained | #Inforum14

Rose Meadows | September 30th

According to one executive, most people don't quite understand value engineering. In an interview for theCUBE at the recently concluded Inforum conference, Infor, Inc. Chief Solutions Officer & SVP of Value Engineering Riaz Raihan explained the concepts behind value...»

Enlightenment through benchmarking, the Cisco way|#oow14

Rachel Schramm | September 30th

With more apps moving to the cloud, Cisco Systems Inc.'s Raghunath Nambiar, Distinguished Engineer with the company's Data Center Business Group, thinks that Oracle Corp.'s commitment to cloud makes sense. So while Oracle has been touting it benchmark leadership,...»

What’s Amazon want from the smart home market?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 30th

This week’s Smart Living roundup features the latest rumors of new connected hardware coming from a well-known, online retail giant; smart homes being equipped with voice assistants; and a switch that’s actually a smart home hub.


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3 ways Ello could top Facebook

Tavis J. Hampton | September 30th

Time at the top is usually limited. In the case of social media, the stay at the top may be even shorter for businesses trying to capitalize on trends. Facebook, Inc. rose to prominence in the previous...»

Three months late and $200M short, IBM-Lenovo server deal finally looks to be closing

Maria Deutscher | September 30th

Lenovo Group Ltd. is on course to becoming the world's third largest supplier of commodity servers after regulators signed off on a multi-billion dollar deal that will see it take over IBM's x86 business. The acquisition is expected...»

Oracle completes cloud pivot by releasing flagship products as services | #OOW14

Maria Deutscher | September 30th

After years of trying to ignore the trend into non-existence, Oracle Corp is finally giving up on swimming against the cloud computing current and following arch-rivals SAP SE and IBM in making its ...»

NetApp and Oracle: Slow-dancing customers toward cloud | #OOW14

Rachel Schramm | September 30th

Looking to help customers move to the cloud at their own comfortable pace is Oracle Corp. and storage partner NetApp, Inc. A business outcome-focused approach has helped NetApp maintain it's vendor-agnostic policies while encouraging the company to work with...»