Is your Mac’s battery still running at full capacity or...
Google has released a major update to its Google Keyboard...
One of the biggest acquisitions in tech history is happening right...
Craig Nunes, VP of HP Storage joins John Furrier and Dave Vellante in theCUBE at Discover 2013. The three discuss HP’s use of Flash, leadership in the software defined data center and what Nunes jokes is the real secret to 3PAR’s success. Vellante suggests HP made its mark on 3PAR and is gaining traction in the market now, so why is Flash not a bolt-on? According to Nunes, what HP has shared at Discover 2013 was not just a three part array with SSDs in it. He explains, “We drive some granularity in the i/o between the controller and the Flash.... more »
In their ongoing Discover 2013 coverage, John Furrier and Dave Vellante speak with Milan Shetti, VP and CTO for HP Storage. The three discuss Flash features, HPs modern architecture and what makes software defined storage so hot. The three explore recurring questions associated with Flash, including: How can clients apply data one features on Flash without having to worry about endurance? And, given that performance and latency are not the end-all/be-all, how can it be made cost effective? The panelists agree that many people have been inserting flash in their existing architecture and it did not perform as well. Vellante notes that... more »
As organizations move to the cloud the challenges in securing that transition vary greatly in range, scope and risks. That’s where experience, process and technology play such a critical role. HP has stepped up to announce a set of new security services that are focused on managing the risks of cloud migration of all types. Nowadays, the corporate environment is adopting the cloud in all kinds of ways, whether they know it or not, in public, hybrid, and private clouds, in software services and so on. That point was reinforced in a conversation with Andrzej Kawalec, the Chief Technology Officer... more »
IBM Edge2013 is in full swing at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wikibon Senior Analyst Stu Miniman is in attendance, dropping in on this morning's Live NewsDesk Show to detail the sentiment at this year's event. Flash storage takes the cake for buzzworthy topics at IBM Edge, but the question is whether or not Big Blue's too late entering this market. EMC and other have been investing in flash since 2008. Though lately, Miniman emphasizes, IBM has been sending the right message in supporting flash -- this technology is radically changing the entire role of software in the data center.... more »
Samsung has introduced the new Galaxy S4 Zoom. The S4 Zoom combines an Android smartphone with a 16-megapixel camera with 10x digital zoom, and comes stock with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen. Inside, there’s a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8GB of internal memory, and a microSD card slot that can add up to 64GB of extra capacity. In the camera department, the Zoom delivers an image-stabilized lens with a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 24mm to 240mm. Its aperture ranges from 3.1 to 6.3. The sensor can shoot at ISO sensitivity ranging from 100 to 3,200. The zoom includes a 1.9 megapixel front facing camera for... more »
Mobile application development is gaining huge popularity among mobile application developers, particularly for Windows Phone. And Microsoft .NET provides a powerful programming model and an extensive set of APIs spanning all Microsoft platforms. According to recent research by analyst firm Canalys, Windows Mobile market share is expected to reach to 12.7 percent in 2017 from 2.4 percent in 2012. The price of smart phones has fallen dramatically over the last few years and this has helped increase penetration. Seeing popularity of this paradigm, Telerik, provider of software application lifecycle, agile project management, software testing and content management solutions, announced the latest evolution... more »
Chad Gailey and Alan B. Taylor of AccessData join John Furrier in theCube to discuss Cyber Security. Furrier introduces his guests by explaining that security is one of the hottest areas in technology. Gailey, is VP of Worldwide Channel Sales and Taylor is Global Director, MSP/DEM. Gailey and Taylor also share that Access Data has been named HP’s partner of the year and explain what that means for the company. Furrier asks what does it mean for AccessData to named HP’s "Partner of the Year" for security for 2013. Gailey and Taylor say that the distinction was earned for its innovation... more »
Customers "need tools to speed up business, reduce time to market," says Savvis' Brent Juelich #HPDiscover
Brent Juelich, VP Application Services at Savvis, talked about the company's partnership with HP, their uses of SAP's HANA and application development with theCUBE co-hosts Dave Vellante and John Furrier, live at the 2013 edition of HP Discover. Savvis has been HP partner for quite some time, Juelich said, "we're always looking for innovative ways to bring that technology to our customer base." "We work with HP on our automation, as well as how we deal with the servers, how the architecture is put together." The partnership with HP is extremely helpful in how the company deals with the orchestration of the... more »
Admittedly, most people don't seem to give a toss about PRISM one way or the other. But you should, and not just because certain groups claim that the NSA's spying could be unconstitutional – there are lots of reasons why the alleged complicity of US tech firms could be bad for America, and no one wants to live in an Orwellian Dystopia, which is what could happen if we never take a stand. So with this in mind, is there any way to avoid the all-encompassing dragnet that the NSA has admitted to running? You bet there is, and today we're about... more »
HAVEn is one of the more curious launches at HP Discover this week, making a business of open frameworks, all in the name of boosting data analytics. Broadcasting live from the event, theCUBE co-hosts Dave Vellante and Jeff Kelly spoke with Rafiq Mohammadi, GM, Marketing Optimization at HP Autonomy, about the HAVEn release, Autonomy and how it factors into marketing strategies and campaigns. We also learn how analyzing Big Data can influence customer behavior. Commenting on the HAVEn announcement, Mohammadi said it's "exactly what it should be," bringing together all the HP technologies that are available into one platform. "HP has all the... more »