Spotify Is Music’s New Sweetheart: iOS, Facebook Integration

Cherr Aira | September 1st

Just when I thought that the digital music industry has reached its pinnacle with iTunes, here comes another contender; Spotify. When it landed on the US soil in July, it never looked back.  The...»

Beyond Storage Virtualization: the Future of the Datacenter

Maria Deutscher | September 1st

TheCube Beyond Storage Virtualization Spotlight at VMWorld 2011, part 4 of today’s session, included Wikibon’s Dave Vellante as the moderator, along with Wikibon CTO and Senior Analyst David Floyer, Hewlett-Packard’s Marc Farley and Steve Kenniston...»

Sony Wows At IFA 2011

Mellisa Tolentino | September 1st

The 2011 IFA is underway in Berlin, Germany and will run until the 7th.  Companies are already geared up for this “talent show” and Sony, a day ahead of 2011 IFA, has already...»

Juniper Networks: The Future of Cloud Security Rests Ultimately in Virtualization

Kyt Dotson | September 1st

As more businesses move from enterprise models into the cloud and begin to virtualize more of the network stack, the harsh light of security begins to pool from beneath the doorjamb. High availability networks that use virtual servers...»

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...»