Consultant Perspective: IT More Complex As User Expectations Shift to the Cloud and Virtualization

Bert Latamore | October 21st

Consultants will see the mix of skills their clients need change over the next decade as virtualization, private and public cloud,  mobile computing, and big data become more prevalent in business. But they should not...»

Infected QR Malware Surfaces on Smartphones Apps

Saroj Kar | October 21st

As with any phenomenon of popular stuff where users have an interest, it only takes a short time before it gets hijacked by the nefarious. Now, you will have to be wary of QR-Codes, the next...»

The Government Goes Internally Social with IBM’s SmartCloud

Mellisa Tolentino | October 21st

IBM is pushing for unification through the cloud.  They just announced the Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities which aims to provide a general view of information across city departments and agencies through real-time communication and collaboration.  Also,...»

One Study Claims that Cellphone Use Has No Link in Cancer

Mellisa Tolentino | October 21st

For over a decade, debates and studies regarding the role of cellphone use in cancer or tumor occurrence had been scrutinized, feared and even doubted.  And with mobile users multiplying by the thousands as mobile manufacturers produce millions...»

SAP Announces HANA-Powered Analytics Cloud at TechEd 2011

Maria Deutscher | October 21st

Business software maker SAP revealed SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) OnDemand this week at TechEd 2011 held in Bangalore India. The cloud analytics offering is powered by HANA, SAP’s real-time data analytics platform and one of the key...»

WIREDoo This! MC Hammer Gets In Touch with Search

Mellisa Tolentino | October 21st

Yeah, I know it’s a cheesy title but I just can’t get MC Hammer’s “U Can’t Touch This” out of my head since I read about his new project.  And yes, it’s still playing over and...»

Announcing Big Data Event Oct 27th Santa Clara – Come Join Me & My Friends

John Furrier | October 21st

I am moderating a Big Data event on October 27th hosted by ACG Silicon Valley. Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is the global community for middle market M&A dealmakers and business leaders focused on driving growth. The...»

Weekly Cloud Roundup: VMware and Personal Cloud

Maria Deutscher | October 21st

There were several news highlights from this week coming out of the cloud space, and VMware and the personal cloud were the center of attention. This is partially because VMware Europe was held in Copenhagen from October 18-20. The...»

SolidFire Lets You Kiss Bottlenecks Goodbye, Catalyzes Cloud Storage Cost Savings

Cherr Aira | October 21st

Cloud computing is still a new idea for a vast majority of IT organizations. According to a recent survey by, 48% of IT practitioners in the U.S. indicate that they are just getting started with cloud computing...»

RIM BlackBerry DevCon Highlights: From BBX To Fanboys

Mellisa Tolentino | October 21st

Last week, Research in Motion suffered a humiliating service outage that sent users to make fun of them on social networks.  The three-day service outage caused some businesses to lose money and because of this, even investors are...»