ActiveState Joins OpenStack, Extends Features and Support

Maria Deutscher | October 17th

ActiveState, the developer of the private PaaS solution Stackato, has joined the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA). This is a big milestone for the company, which puts a special emphasis on keeping its platform infrastructure-agnostic. Stackato is...»

RIM’s Post-Outage Peace Offering: Free Apps and a PlayBook

Mellisa Tolentino | October 17th

Last week Research In Motion suffered a major meltdown as BlackBerry users from Europe, Middle East, Africa, India, Brazil and Chile experienced a service outage, starting Monday and lasting for three days.  RIM ...»

IPO Fever: Is the Party Still On?

Saroj Kar | October 17th

More and more big enterprises have begun to rely on software to provide online services. To extend the company's market value, entrepreneurs continue to come up with new business plans, many looking to a growing...»

Samsung Strikes Back at Apple as Buyers Find their Own Way to Nab Tabs

Mellisa Tolentino | October 17th

Last week, Federal Court Justice Annabelle Bennett granted Apple’s request to ban the Galaxy Tab 10.1 sale in Australia until after the formal hearing, but declined their request for all Samsung tablets be banned...»

Dell Plans for Mobile Workers, an App Ecosystem and Virtualization

Maria Deutscher | October 17th

Our own Alex Williams attended Dell World 2011, which focused on several things including Dell’s tablet strategy, Windows 8, the developer ecosystem that powers Dell’s technology and virtualization, to name a few. On the mobile side...»

Apple Gets Back to Business after Star-Studded Memorial for Jobs

Mellisa Tolentino | October 17th

On Sunday evening, elite members of the Silicon Valley community made a beeline to Stanford University's Memorial Church for an intimate service in memory of Silicon Valley legend, Steve Jobs. Just like any Apple event, this...»

Facebook for iPad Tops Business Tablet Apps of the Week

Maria Deutscher | October 16th

This week brought several important enterprise updates to the mobile space, especially where Android is concerned.  It's growing support that the enterprise sector is a ready and willing mobile audience, always in need of business-ready...»

This Week in Cloud: Storage Key for Enterprise and Consumers

Maria Deutscher | October 15th

The past week in the cloud featured a lot of storage updates, both in the enterprise and consumer segments. The first highlight is a partnership between tech veteran IBM and storage startup Nirvanix to help...»

Skype Infographic – No Silverlight Required [w00t]

Alex Williams | October 14th

The one nice thing about a Microsoft infographic about Skype? No Silverlight required! If you want to see the video of Microsoft Skype President Tony Bates, that's a different story. You'll need Silverlight to...»

Facebook as an Enterprise Vendor? It’s Not as Crazy as It Sounds

Klint Finley | October 14th

GigaOM's Derreck Harris asks whether Facebook might be the next big enterprise software vendor. Why isn't it crazy? Well, look at Amazon.com. Amazon.com is and was an e-commerce giant. But in 2006, it decided to capitalize on...»