EMC makes a late hybrid cloud play with triple acquisition

Mike Wheatley | October 29th

Just when you thought EMC Corp. couldn't be any busier, it's gone and acquired no less than three cloud startups in one fell swoop - The Cloudscaling Group Inc., Maginatics Inc.,...»

Wall Street does not understand the value of Twitter | #ibminsight

Alina Popescu | October 28th

“Twitter is misunderstood on Wall Street and in the mainstream,” said John Furrier, SiliconANGLE cofounder, commenting on the recent results released by the social network. “What they have is an amazing real-time notification network,” Furrier explained. But,...»

IBM’s Watson upgrades highlight machine learning and cloud | #ibminsight

Rachel Schramm | October 28th

Two of IBM's major announcements at IBM Insight 2014 have their roots in Watson's cognitive computing capabilities. Starting with the Data Works product, IBM provides a "cloud-based, data refinement capability" that uses Watson to find

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IBM is good for investors who want to go long, says analyst | #ibminsight

Alina Popescu | October 28th

Every 20 years IBM goes through a transition, according to Ray Wang, the  principal analyst, founder and chairman of Constellation Research. The company’s current transition revolves around shutting down hardware and focusing on software, as well as shedding...»

Why the Internet of Things will turn data computing on its head | #ibminsight

Rachel Schramm | October 27th

There are only two Internet of Things (IoT) markets: the personal and the industrial, said Jim Green, CTO for the Data and Analytics Business Group at Cisco Systems, Inc. While products like wearables and home monitoring

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IBM should “stay the course” despite misses, analysts suggest | #ibminsight

Rachel Schramm | October 27th

Although IBM took earnings misses "on the chin" recently, analysts say that the company should continue to embrace its transition to cloud, Big Data, and analytics products. In their kickoff segment at this year's IBM Insight

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How FortyCloud addresses cloud security: Q&A with CEO Amit Cohen

Suzanne Kattau | October 27th

There’s a new wave of security vendors surfacing that are offering more innovative ways to address cloud security in light of enterprises’ increasing concerns about how to securely migrate to the cloud. One of these vendors...»

EMC welcomes a faster, more agile VCE back into its federation

Mike Wheatley | October 22nd

EMC Corp. has put an end to days of speculation by confirming its intentions to buy out Cisco Systems Inc's share of the Virtual Computing Environment Company (VCE). Once the deal...»

Rackspace serves up Hadoop on bare-metal cloud platform

Mike Wheatley | October 17th

Rackspace Inc., burst into the Strata + Hadoop World conference yesterday with a unique solution to a Big Data problem an announcement that could massively impact Big Data. It's just ...»

OpenStack’s 10th release reflects heavy telco influence

Mike Wheatley | October 17th

OpenStack has just pushed out its tenth release, adding new elements that should make it a more viable option for telecommunications companies. Called Juno, it adds support for Network Function Virtualization (NFV), as well as new...»