Storage Optimization Spotlight: Long Term Benefits of Compression

Maria Deutscher | September 1st

Steve Kenniston of IBM sat down in theCube for the third segment of the Storage Optimization Spotlight at VMWorld 2011 (see parts 1 and 2 here).  Kenniston is in charge of the IBM...»

Science Made Easy, Thanks To Big Data Analysis

Cherr Aira | September 1st

I admit that I am not the best person to ask about earth’s formation according to science. I have had my share of sleepless nights and severe headaches trying to understand the celestial bodies, laws...»

LAN, Security are Next Targets for VMware Virtualization

Bert Latamore | August 31st

“Virtualization's true promise is as a tool for mobility and availability,” Steve Herrod said in an interview in the Cube and webcast over SiliconAngle.TV from VMworld 2011 (full video below). “We've done a pretty good...»

Simplified Cloud Management with ScaleXtreme’s New Release

Maria Deutscher | August 31st

, a maker of cloud management software announced two new cloud offerings, ScaleXtreme Xpress and ScaleXtreme Xpert.  This debut blends in into the company’s efforts to increase market awareness to its products, and there’s an...»

Storage Optimization Increases Efficiency, Saves Cash

Jeffrey Kelly | August 31st

The recession may be technically gone, but it is from forgotten. This is especially true for cash-strapped IT departments whose budgets remain flat. So why consider optimized storage? Simple. “The recession is still fresh in peoples minds and if...»

Everyone Will Need a Cloud Like Amazon, says Citrix

Kristen Nicole | August 31st

When it comes to cloud services and VMware partners in particular, there’s always a hint of competition amongst its supporters, even in the most cooperative sense of the word.  But this coop-atition is also what...»

Q&A with Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, the Creator of Ruby

Klint Finley | August 31st

Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto created Ruby in 1993 and released it to the public in 1995. Since then, Ruby and the framework Ruby on Rails have taken off, earning a seat at the programming table along side other...»

Cisco VP Talks Next Gen Mobility Needs for Virtual Apps

Maria Deutscher | August 31st

Soni Jiadani, senior vice president at Cisco stopped by theCube at VMware 2011 going on right now to discuss her company, and the IT industry as a whole (full video below). First of all, she...»

Surf’s Up! Google and OpenDNS Kick off the Global Internet Speedup

Maria Deutscher | August 31st

The Global Internet Speedup is a new initiative that just surfaced with one goal in mind: to make load times faster for web users around the world. The concept is pretty simple, and companies such as Google,...»

The CIO and the VM Monster

Alex Williams | August 31st

The story at VMworld is really not about the cloud despite the marketing love for the idea. That is if you call flogging a concept to death as marketing. It's not really the core issue....»