The confusing case of email court rulings: Complexity in the cloud

Mellisa Tolentino | July 23rd

Can an entire Gmail account become evidence in a court case, or should access to personal data be limited to relevant content only? The question is one of privacy rights, and has garnered contracting rulings in several

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SAP joins software rivals on the open cloud bandwagon

Maria Deutscher | July 23rd

The old guard of the enterprise software industry has been charichastically slow to recognize the potential of OpenStack as a means of countering Amazon’s advance on its home turf, but it eventually adapted, at least to some extent,...»

Big Switch extends SDN vision to the physical plane

Maria Deutscher | July 23rd

Four years after setting out to change how enterprise networks are operated with an overlay solution designed to provide a centralized management  layer atop existing infrastructure, Big Switch Networks is rolling out a new platform aimed at...»

The innovation process behind HP Moonshot | #HPdiscover

Cheryl Knight | July 23rd

Among the industry's top research organizations in computer and digital technology, Hewlett-Packard (HP) provides a list of hardware, software, and services to a large variety of customers, including small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as larger companies. One of...»

VeloCloud launches virtualized WAN-as-a-service offering

Mike Wheatley | July 23rd

Fresh off a $21 million investor funding round, networking startup VeloCloud is officially open for business, unveiling general availability of its cloud-based wide area network. The company...»

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...»

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,...»

4 top cloud storage services for managing files

Mike Wheatley | July 22nd

Convenience is the most often-cited benefit of the cloud, and for good reason. Few things are easier than syncing files and accessing them on multiple devices, be it a PC, smartphone or tablet device. But what...»

Observers say Microsoft layoffs had better be a one-time thing

Mike Wheatley | July 18th

Microsoft's plan to slash 18,000 jobs that was announced this week was met mostly with approval by market watchers, but they cautioned that the cuts need to be a one-time event and not the beginning...»