EMC Reported to Buty XtremIO for $430 Million

Alex Williams | May 10th

EMC has reportedly acquired pure flash storage company XtremIO for $430 million. The Globes, an Israeli business news site, reported the news today. EMC nor XtremIO have made an announcement about the acquisition. Reports surfaced...»

Facebook Unveils Mobile App Center, Samsung Galaxy Note Gets ICS

Mellisa Tolentino | May 10th

Today’s mobile news roundup features Facebook’s new app store, Galaxy Note's ICS upgrade, Micron Technology's plan to acquire Elpida, and more. Facebook App Center Social networking giant Facebook Inc., unveiled their own mobile app store, dubbed the...»

Virtualization Lowers the Cost of Computer Access in Schools

Josette Rigsby | May 10th

Technology isn’t just providing a distraction for students; it’s also lowering the cost of educating them. We reported earlier in the month about the $60 million dollar joint effort, edX, by MIT and Harvard...»

Amazon Web Services Announces November Conference

Matt Weinberger | May 9th

Cloud services monolith Amazon Web Services is inviting developers, CIOs and start-ups to save November 27-29th on their calendar for AWS re: Invent, a conference to be held at the Venetian Hotel in...»


Alex Williams | May 9th

John Appleby leads business analytics and technology at Bluefin Solutions, a consulting firm that helps clients optimize SAP technology. Seeing that SAP SapphireNow is next week in Orlando (theCube will broadcast live from...»

View 5.1 Gets a Boost with ILIO, VMware to Improve Cloud Suite

Maria Deutscher | May 9th

The latest version of View came out just last week, and already one partner has updated its own offering to support v5.1, and provided some additional supplemental features. Atlantis Computing makes software that takes disk-based storage...»

Amazon’s Kindle In Jeopardy as Tablet Takeover Continues

Mellisa Tolentino | May 9th

Most of us own tablets or e-readers, but these days one must wonder--has everyone shifted to tablets? Amazon recently reported a stunning Q1 financial report, but this sparked some questions as to how the company pulled...»

Update on the BigCouch/CouchDB Merger

Klint Finley | May 9th

Last January I reported that Cloudant is shifting its priorities from developing BigCouch, its fork of Apache CouchDB, towards contributing to the main CouchDB project. At the time, Cloudant CTO Adam Kocoloski said that the CouchDB...»

Citrix Synergy 2012 Data Center & Cloud Highlights

Maria Deutscher | May 9th

Today Citrix ynergy 2012 is kicking off, a gathering that will focus on the virtualization, mobile and other areas where host Citrix has a major foothold. This year’s event is expected to attract about...»

HP Doesn’t Have To Innovate To Win With Public Cloud

Matt Weinberger | May 9th

Tomorrow, May 10th, HP's OpenStack-based, hybrid-friendly, public-ready HP Converged Cloud infrastructure service opens up to the public after an extended beta period. There's been plenty of skepticism around whether or not HP has missed...»