BlackBerry Outage: Day 3. Etisalat To The Rescue

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

Yesterday we reported that Research in Motion announced that service had been restored to affected users in Europe, Middle East and Africa sans explanation as to what caused the service outage. But in a later statement,...»

Sony In The Slumps With PSN Breach, TV Recall

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

Last April, over 100 million Sony PlayStation Network accounts were hacked, though it wasn’t until a week had passed that they learned about the breach in their security.  It took more than two months...»

Zenprise Gets $30M to Extend Cloud Product Portfolio

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Zenprise, a company that offers a mobile management platform for enterprises, announced a $30 million funding round led by the Silicon Valley-based Greylock Partners. Existing investors Rembrandt Venture Partners, Ignition Partners and Shasta Ventures are...»

IBM Puts Amazon, Google On Notice with Nirvanix OEM Partnership – Cloud Leadership Is About Scale Advantage

John Furrier | October 12th

UPDATE: A Google engineer posted by mistake an internal note to his public Google + account. He slams Google + and Amazon. - Link is here IBM is making their own moves...»

XIO’s Hyper ISE Offers SSD Performance at Disk Prices

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Xiotech, which has changed its name to XIO as of August this year, is betting a lot on its Hyper ISE (Integrated Storage Elements) product. CEO Alan Atkinson and chief enterprise architect Robert Stevenson discussed...»

DataDirect Networks Unveils Major WOS Upgrades

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Big data-focused storage solutions provide DataDirect Networks announced the newest version of its Web Object Scaler, which features big performance improvements and data protection enhancements.

“As more organizations move toward cloud paradigms, there is an exponential
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IBM Does Big Deal With Startup Nirvanix – IBM Announces Platform as a Service – SmartCloud Service – Huge Deal For Startup Nirvanix

John Furrier | October 12th

On the heals of the massive Box.net funding and turn down of $600 million buy out from Citrix, IBM is making their own big moves with one of the fastest growing cloud startups: Nirvanix. IBM is launching...»

Samsung’s Desperate Bid to Rain On Apple’s Parade

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

When Apple rejected Samsung’s effort for a truce, everyone was certain that the latter would do everything in their power to get back at Apple.  And they did.  A day after Apple unveiled their...»

Big Data at Monsanto: Genome Sequencing with BigCouch

Klint Finley | October 12th

Today Cloudant, the sponsor company behind the Apache CouchDB-based open source BigCouch project, announced a new customer acquisition: the controversial agriculture company Monsanto. Monsanto is using BigCouch to manage its genome sequencing data analysis, a commonly cited...»

Netflix Goofs of 2011: Infographic

Maria Pila | October 12th

On September 19, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings boldly admitted, "I messed up." He wasn't kidding at all. In the last few weeks Netflix has taken a huge beating from its subscribers for several reasons: this summer...»