FalconStor Hires New Executives, Reports Q3 Earnings

Maria Deutscher | November 9th

FalconStor appointed four new executives to key positions in the company over the week, shortly after revealing its quarterly earnings. The cloud enterprise storage and backup solutions maker hired a number of industry veterans to fill a...»

Xbox.com Dashboard Goes Social with Upcoming Renovation

Kyt Dotson | November 9th

Microsoft is seeking to bring the social element of Xbox LIVE front-and-center to start marching the users of their gaming network to the beat of the same drum—and that drum is all about keeping in touch and bringing...»

Todd Papaioannou in theCube: “Cloud and Big Data are the two mega-trends of this decade”

Mellisa Tolentino | November 9th

Todd Papaioannou, an Entrepreneur in Residence at Battery Ventures, with SiliconANGLE CEO John Furrier and Wikibon founder Dave Vellante on theCube at the Hadoop World 2011. During the interview, Papaioannou stated that there...»

MapR Launches Free Online Hadoop Training Program

Klint Finley | November 9th

As we've noted there's an increasing demand for workers with Apache Hadoop skills. But if you're a developer or IT operations professional, how can you learn more about Hadoop? MapR, a company that sells its own...»

Amy O’Connor in theCube: Nokia Looks to Hadoop for Transforming Data Solutions and Consumer Apps

Kyt Dotson | November 9th

The troubles facing smartphone manufacturer Nokia have been front and center a lot lately so seeing them at Hadoop World 2011 shines a light on their future intent. Nokia Senior Director of Analytics, Amy O’Connor, came...»

Cloudera CEO and his Backers Discuss Accel’s New $100M Big Data Fund

Bert Latamore | November 9th

Venture capital fund Accel Partners, a major investor in Cloudera, Clickview, and Fusion-IO, announced the creation of a $100M Big Data fund at HadoopWorld 2011 in New York City Nov. 8, to foster rapid innovation...»

Fusion-io Files for $350M Registration Statement

Maria Deutscher | November 9th

Flash-based storage solutions vendor Fusion-io announced it has filed papers with the SEC purposing a public offering of its stock. The company went public not too long ago and already it’s looking to sell about $350...»

Big Data Analysis as Self-Service SaaS for Everyone? That’s Quantivo’s Plan

Bert Latamore | November 9th

Big data is widely seen as the next big thing in marketing and customer relations by large enterprises. Technologies like Cloudera to Amazon Elastic MapReduce are mostly based on the open-source Hadoop database technology developed...»

Hortonworks to Take Apache Hadoop Beyond MapReduce, Says Arun Murthy

Bert Latamore | November 9th

The Hortonworks team of ex-Yahoo Hadoop developers is focused on their announced goal of getting half of the world's data onto Apache Hadoop within the next five years, says Hortonworks Co-Founder and Architect Arun...»

Work Isn’t All About Just Salary Anymore: Social Media and Internet Top Gen Y Expectations

Kristina Farrah | November 9th

Digital natives, or those never knowing the world without internet, are the future force of the working industry--and let’s face it, their needs and preferences revolve almost entirely around technology. A study conducted by