Salesforce.com Acquires Cloud Consulting Company Model Metrics

Klint Finley | November 14th

At Dreamforce this year Salesforce.com executives said the company is taking a more consultative role. The company is making good on that promise today with an agreement to acquire Model Metrics, a social cloud consulting...»

Nutanix Shows Off Its Fusion-Power

Maria Deutscher | November 14th

Scale-out SAN appliance maker Nutanix demonstrated the performance of its Fusion ioMemory-powered Nutanix Complete Cluster in 50-node benchmark. Each node was equipped with a 320 GB ioDrive.

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Survey: Nearly Half of Businesses Received No Leads from Social Media Campaigns

Klint Finley | November 14th

Last week I mentioned I was a bit grouchy about the failures of social business. Here's an example of why: 42% of the respondents haven't generated any leads from their social media campaigns, according to an...»

Datacenter Virtualization: It’s Complicated

Maria Deutscher | November 14th

Companies are virtualizing to optimize their hardware resources, lowering the number of servers and consequently power needed to run jobs. Virtualization can also boost overall efficiency beyond just lowered costs, to include an increase in...»

Windows Embed is Latest Big Data Outlet for Microsoft

Isha Suri | November 14th

Microsoft is fleshing out its new Big Data strategy, paving its way to the land of Big Data opportunity.  Taking its efforts in the right direction, Microsoft is looking at its Windows Embedded group to...»

Kobo Vox Joins Crowded e-Reader Market as Kindle Fire Leads Developer Interest

Mellisa Tolentino | November 14th

The tablet market is hot, and Kobo is hoping to get in on the party.  Kobo recently launched the Kobo Touch Edition, which is a fresh take on eReaders as it featured realistic page turns,...»

Bitcoin Wallet Encryption Bug Discovered in Official Client

Kyt Dotson | November 14th

News is circulating the Internet right now that a serious bug has been discovered in the newly minted “encrypt wallet” functionality of the official client for Bitcoin versions 0.4 and 0.5. The private keys may be left unencrypted...»

IBM Forays into Big Data Initiatives, Building E-commerce Research Labs

Isha Suri | November 14th

IBM has recently finalized a deal with Chinese electronics retailer Suning Appliance to build research centers in China and the U.S. The company will leverage this deal to develop e-commerce products as well as...»

Cloud/Mobile Strategy 6: Choosing Good Candidates for the Cloud

Bert Latamore | November 14th

Okay, so you have defined the business services you provide and have gained enough experience to have a good idea of what public cloud services are like. Now you need to decide what, if any,...»

Syria Spy Tech May Be Powered By NetApp, U.S. Senators Seek Investigation

Kyt Dotson | November 14th

Amid technology companies being implicated in oppression and censorship, U.S. lawmakers are seeking an investigation against NetApp for their potential role in Internet-surveillance infrastructure being raised in Syria after the recent political upheaval. A recent article in Bloomberg...»