Hadoop Finds a New Challenger by the Name of Lexis Nexis

Cherr Aira | June 16th

Pervasive—this could probably be the best word to describe the open cloud today. At the large scale that it is, the open cloud is now driving cloud adoption in varied industries, and even contributing to

The Issues Facing Education in the Cloud: An Insightful Series

Bert Latamore | June 16th

Over the last month Rick Blaisdell, CTO of ConnectEdu, an education and career management site for students, parents, counselors, teachers, and administrators, has published a series of well informed articles on Wikibon.org discussing

The Chromebook Impact

Kristina Farrah | June 16th

Google has always dismissed allegations of direct competition with Microsoft, and that seemed almost believable until Chromebook crash-landed right in the middle of Microsoft’s pool party.  It runs on its own browser-based operating system ChromeOS,...»

Personal Cloud Gets Boost from Sony, Facebook. Affects Several Industries.

Kristina Farrah | June 16th

Sony’s peculiarly labeled subscription multimedia service Qriocity is offering unlimited music to Android, immediately competing with the recently revealed mobile music service of Google itself. Dubbed Music Unlimited, it has two monthly...»

HP Converged Storage Sets Stage for “Infrastructure 2.0″

Bert Latamore | June 16th

Wikibon CTO David Floyer has posted an extended article examining the significance of HP’s storage announcements at last week’s HP Discover conference for users on the Wikibon site. He sees the overall trend

IPO Fever Still On: Pandora Hits High Notes Amidst IT Stocks Drop

Cherr Aira | June 16th

The IPO dance party is definitely in full swing. This season’s focus suddenly shifted to public offerings with companies like Fusion-io, Groupon and LinkedIn joining the crowd. Personalized internet radio service Pandora just...»

Dell Cares about Storage, Beefs Up Portfolio

Maria Deutscher | June 15th

Dell is investing a lot of effort into its storage business in order to stay relevant to the market, and is competing with the four main players as a result: EMC, NetApp, Hewlett-Packard and IBM....»

Big Data Drives Innovation in Ad Analysis, Flash Sales

Kristen Nicole | June 15th

Real time data is what makes up today’s digital gold mine, attracting spectators the world over.  When it comes to processing data on a large scale, a real-time spin can give an emerging company a...»

Big Data and the Semantic Web: A Synergy of Infrastructure and Language

Kyt Dotson | June 15th

Edd Dumbill at O’Reilly Radar asks an interesting question pertaining to the relationship between Big Data and the semantic web: “Big data and the semantic web: At war, indifferent, or intimately connected?” The answer is...»