Sega Breached, Lulzsec Offers to Help “Destroy” Hackers

Kristina Farrah | June 20th

Another gaming website has been breached.  Sega reported that the hack exposed “names, birth dates, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords” of some 1.3 million users. However, unlike Sony, users of the “Sega Pass” network have...»

LongJump Leaps Into the Future of Social Enterprise

Kristen Nicole | June 20th

As PaaS grows in popularity, we’re seeing a great deal of innovation take place amongst those companies that are involved in this necessary industry.  Launching two new services today is PaaS and online database provider,...»

HP and Toshiba Team Up for Smart Community Offerings

Maria Deutscher | June 17th

Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba announced a joint initiative focused on developing a cloud offerings line-up for "smart community" businesses. The two companies will offer social & collaborative for the energy conservation, transportation, telecommunications and medical...»

The Biggest Market You’ve Never Heard Of

Kristen Nicole | June 17th

[Editors Note: This is a guest post by Ed Robinson, CEO of Aptimize, a company that produces software to accelerate Websites. - KN] The tech bubble of the late 90’s was fueled largely by the promise of universal...»

The 800lb Gorilla: Spotify US Launch Is Just Days Away

Tom Foremski | June 17th

[I'm in London this week following keynoting a conference for Omnicom's European senior leadership teams. The following news was from a panel I moderated on Tuesday.] Spotify, the most successful music streaming service, has signed the remaining ...»

Carbonite vs. Dropbox. Who’s Business Model Wins?

Bert Latamore | June 17th

Consultant David Cahill, principal of Diligence Technology Advisors, has published an interesting comparative analysis of the contrasting business models of Carbonite and Dropbox on Wikibon. The somewhat controversial piece, “The Economics of Carbonite, or...»

Thinking Back on Citrix Synergy

Dave Cahill | June 17th

Having taken some time to digest the event (and catch up on other stuff), here are my brief thoughts on Citrix a few weeks removed from Synergy 2011. There was clearly a very positive vibe...»

Hitachi’s Going Crazy Over Cloud: Updates on Storage, Converged Cloud Systems and more

Cherr Aira | June 17th

Well thought-out strategies and better pricing are what Hitachi is capitalizing on to reach their goal of becoming the cloud content king. The company is planning on putting up a refined content storage cloud...»

EMC, NetApp Lead in VMware Storage Integration Functionality

Bert Latamore | June 16th

In April surveyed its members concerning their choices and experience in virtualizing storage resources on the popular VMware hypervisor. Since then, Wikibon CTO David Floyer has published a series of informative articles on the

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