VMware partners blitz VMworld 2014 with barrage of announcements

Maria Deutscher | August 27th

Once VMware Inc. finished unloading the major updates and new products it had saved for its annual customer conference this week, other companies took over with a steady stream of product reveals that persisted well into the latter...»

Report says NSA built Google clone to share private data

Maria Deutscher | August 27th

While companies like Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Autonomy unit struggle to sell CIOs on the virtues of using a single platform to search all of their data silos, a new report suggests the U.S. National...»

Software-led business cases for the virtualized data center |#vmworld

Rachel Schramm | August 27th

In the past year, software defined data center has become a reality, said John Gilmartin, GM and VP or the Software Defined Data Center Suite Business Unit at VMware, Inc. Now, VMware can provide its customers with what...»

Was Google Images hacked yesterday?

Mike Wheatley | August 27th

If you happened to search for anything on Google's Image Search yesterday, you might have noticed things were a little off. That's because the site was apparently hacked, with the mischeivous attackers ensuring that every...»

HP recalls 6 million defective laptop cords over burn risk

Mike Wheatley | August 27th

Hewlett-Packard Co. has issued a voluntary recall of more than six million AC power cords sold with HP and Compaq laptops and docking stations between September 2010 and June 2012 because of a potential fire...»

Google, NVDIA + VMware bring graphic-rich apps to the Chromebook

Mike Wheatley | August 27th

Google Inc., just won't give up on its ambitions to unseat Windows from the desktop, no matter how hopeless it's Chromebooks might look to business power users. It's latest plan? It's teaming up with VMware...»

All aboard the Hadoop horse: Can vendors make a difference?

Mike Wheatley | August 27th

Newly formed partnerships between large technology firms and Hadoop startups have refocused attention on the open-source data analysis software. But can such high-profile alliances give one framework the edge over the rest? The most recent of...»

Dissolving silos for seamless data migration, cheap | #vmworld

Alina Popescu | August 26th

Despite claims that web scale is nothing more than a marketing term, Nutanix, Inc. drives down data migration costs by bringing web scale architecture into the complex enterprise environments.  The company provides a cost effective, seamless way to move data...»

DevOps synchronizing files without the cloud with BitTorrent Sync 1.4

Kyt Dotson | August 26th

Today BitTorrent, Inc. announced BitTorrent Sync 1.4, a distributed peer-to-peer file synchronization platform that allows for large scale file sharing without the need for a central or cloud server. The file sharing platform is still in beta,...»

Modern data protection shouldn’t be selective on critical apps alone | #vmworld

Alina Popescu | August 26th

Virtualization is still one of the key enablers for the modern IT, but cloud and storage technologies are what drive the overall growth in modern IT environments, said Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO of Veeam Software, describing expanding...»