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IDOL on demand, the ace in the sleeve of Robert Youngjohns #HPDiscover

IDOL on demand, the ace in the sleeve of Robert Youngjohns #HPDiscover

Robert Youngjohns, SVP & General Manager, HP Autonomy, discussed the company's Big Data strategy and new offerings with theCUBE hosts Dave Vellante and John Furrier, live from HP Discover in Barcelona. "The big thing we've been working on is we've taken a lot of the functionality we have in IDOL and made it a service," Youngjohns said. With the new IDOL on demand, which will be officially announced in today's keynote, developers can come to these services and "stream these together to create wonderful functionalities." "My big vision is that if we do our job, a year from now, 18 months from... more »
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AWS addresses main challenges in virtualization + stacking for the enterprise | re:Invent2013

After roaming the showroom floor for the first few days of Amazon’s re:Invent 2013 conference, Wikibon Principal Research Contributor Stu Miniman got back in theCUBE with hosts John Furrier and Dave Vellante to share his conclusions about the public cloud giant’s enterprise plan. While traditional technology companies anticipate that 80 percent of IT workloads will remain on-premise for the foreseeable future, Amazon expects the opposite, predicting that only 10 percent of all processes will remain in house. Their numbers may be off, but the big vendors do recognize that the cloud has become a force to be reckoned with. “I gotta give... more »
Telerik Test Studio R2 release adds cross-browser testing capabilities

Telerik Test Studio R2 release adds cross-browser testing capabilities

Unlike conventional test systems, Telerik Test Studio is designed to check performance in modern web-applications and is a single solution to all the needs of software testing. The ability to run different types of automated tests including testing in smartphones and browsers is crucial for developers to maintain speed and stability within their apps. It means when they update code, they can simply run the test again to check for new bugs. Telerik is unveiling second major release for 2013 of Test Studio. The R2 Version 2013.2.1210 employs a rich set of features to help developer automate intense web content. Test Studio... more »
Bitcoin Weekly 2013 December 10: BoA gives BTC a $15b market cap, China didn't ban bitcoin, Snoop Dogg gives props

Bitcoin Weekly 2013 December 10: BoA gives BTC a $15b market cap, China didn't ban bitcoin, Snoop Dogg gives props

As the value of BTC continues to hover around $1,000 more and more parts of the financial industry are beginning to wake up to the effect and practicality of virtual currency--and recently this means that Bank of America put it sights on Bitcoin by placing a market cap of $15 billion on it. Although news from China seems to have been grave, people actually in country--and capable of reading Chinese--have come back to say that the "warnings" weren't alarming at all. And what do Ashton Kutcher, Snoop Dogg, and Krusty the Clown have in common? They have all promoted bitcoins... more »
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HP CIO talks about the next phase | #HPDiscover

The global CIO for HP sat down with Dave Vellante and John Furrier on the latest live broadcast of SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE, streaming live from the HP Discover event in Barcelona. Ramon Baez discussed his excitement with regard to the energy of the event and about the direction the company is now headed. Reflecting on his own nine years at HP, Furrier stated the company boasted the largest intranet in the world. Baez backed that claim up and stated they still maintain that distinction. “We have over 455,000 email boxes, 72,000 servers, 15,000 high performance nodes across the globe.” And this intranet... more »
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Facilitating the HP cloud journey : "I like where we are going" | #HPDiscover

SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE, broadcasting live from HP Discover in Barcelona, welcomed the senior vice president and general manager of HP Technology Services Consulting, Johan Deschuyffeleer to discuss the en masse adoption of new IT strategies on the part of the enterprise and how HP enables them to move into this emerging environment. In the US there has been a slower recognition of the need to embrace this movement to new strategies, but in Europe items like cloud adoption has been viewed differently. “Customers are convinced they need to move to the cloud,” Deschuyffeleer stated. “This is a journey. This is not something... more »
Dell introduces all-flash array with new storage software

Dell introduces all-flash array with new storage software

A month after the debut of NetApp’s EF550 all-flash array, Dell is introducing a hybrid system that can be configured with solid-state memory as the only type of data storage. The EqualLogic PS6210 is available in six different models with up to three times higher performance and four times the memory of prior generation solutions, Dell said in a release. For customers, that means being able to run 2.4 times as many virtual desktops or provide doubled OLTP performance with greatly reduced latency. The arrays ship with a new 64-bit storage-area network platform that includes additional policy-based access controls and an improved... more »
QLogic inks OEM deal with Huawei for Gen 5 adapters

QLogic inks OEM deal with Huawei for Gen 5 adapters

QLogic announced on Tuesday that its FlexSuite 2600 Series 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters have started shipping with Huawei’s Tecal RH rack servers and X Series high-density data center boxes. The launch comes two months after the networking equipment provider introduced two HBAs for environments running HP’s ProLiant Generation 8 blades or servers. Like the 2600, the adapters are based on QLogic’s Gen 5 Fibre Channel application-specific integrated circuit, which provides three times the IOPS and double the throughput of the previous generation architecture. Huawei is reselling the technology under its own brand in single-port and dual-port configurations. The adapters support more... more »
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AWS perks : Reliability, plummeting costs + no long term predictions | #reinvent

James Hamilton, VP & Distinguished Engineer for Amazon Web Services, discovered the potential of Amazon in the world of cloud services when he realized how it could improve customers' experiences and results, as he explained in an interview with theCUBE co-hosts John Furrier and Dave Vellante, live at AWS re:Invent 2013. "I saw opportunity to improve by at least a factor of 10," Hamilton said. After the S3 announcement, "I started running apps against it, saw it was super reliable. This is the beginnings of when I knew this would change the world." The evolving landscape of the data center   Commenting on the statement... more »
ServiceNow ups ante on orchestration with Configuration Automation

ServiceNow ups ante on orchestration with Configuration Automation

Change control has always been a thorn in the side of IT, with procedure taking precedence over efficiency for the sake of risk reduction. To make things worse, limited visibility and poorly implemented enforcement mechanisms leave organizations with no choice but to put governance in the hands of practitioners, who often consider it nothing more than unnecessary bureaucracy getting in the way of their work. “Having an accurate model of what the IT infrastructure actually is, what’s behind the actual business services, and having the relationships between those business services…is essential before you can actually aspire to manage those things,” explained... more »

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