Review: Surface Pro 2 skillfully bridges tablet-laptop gap

Bert Latamore | July 22nd

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is a tablet on steroids, the coolest, best designed laptop replacement to hit the office. Not for casual users, this machine says its owner...»

In odd coupling, OpenStack purist Mirantis join with Oracle against common enemy Red Hat

Maria Deutscher | July 22nd

Mirantis, Inc. took the mantra “the enemy of my enemy is my friend" to a new extreme last week after announcing a partnership with Oracle Corp. which is traditionally of the most staunchly proprietary...»

Teradata swoops on Hadapt & Revelytix: Eyes fixed on Hadoop

Mike Wheatley | July 22nd

Teradata has swooped to make a double acquisition in yet another sign of impending consolidation in the Big Data market. The company has snapped up the assets of two firms – Hadapt and Revelytix – according...»

AirBaltic becomes the first airline to accept Bitcoin

Mellisa Tolentino | July 22nd

It's a fact that you can now travel the world using Bitcoin. Expedia allows you to book hotel rooms; affordable plane tickets can be purchased


Patent trolls, open source and building trust | #HPdiscover

Cheryl Knight | July 22nd

Launched in May 2014, Hewlett-Packard Helion is a part of the company's OpenStack offering. A free and open-source cloud platform, OpenStack is derived from a series of similar projects, including processing, storage, and networking applications. Lisa-Marie M. Namphy and...»

Cisco rolls out another developer program: “Same same” but different

Mike Wheatley | July 22nd

Cisco has taken another shot at attracting third-party coders into its embrace with the relaunch of a rebranded developer program. Keen followers will remember this isn't the first time Cisco has tried to encourage others to...»

AppDynamics lands $120 million to ignite Application Intelligence market

Kyt Dotson | July 22nd

Application intelligence leader AppDynamics just finished a massive round of funding securing $120 million in growth financing. This new financing raises the total capital gathered by AppDynamics to over $200 million and will fund the expansion of...»

VMware offers safe passage from lock-in with low-risk migration path

Maria Deutscher | July 22nd

VMware is making it easier for organizations to migrate to its software with a new initiative that aims to address both the technical and financial barriers to moving off rivaling offerings. Safe Passage, as the program is known,...»

New Alpine Chorus 4.0 simplifies analytics, boosts ROI

Kathryn Buford | July 22nd

Today Alpine unveiled Alpine Chorus 4.0, with claims to be the first platform enabling access to all enterprise data, which Alpine Data Labs CMO, Bruno Aziza, explains is no small feat. Other noteworthy Alpine Chorus 4.0 advantages include...»

Microsoft cuts continue: Less IT conferences, limits on contractors

Mike Wheatley | July 22nd

Microsoft is to introduce a couple of new policies limiting the number of contracted workers and corporate conventions, according to reports. In an email sent to partner firms that was first obtained by ...»