Big Data Spotlight: Hadoop, Local Storage Key to the Future

Kristen Nicole | August 30th

Big data is a pretty hot topic right now, but when it comes to cloud implimentation, there’s still a lot to learn.  Today’s first big data panel at VMworld welcomed Cloudera co-founder Amr Awadallah...»

Facebook Settles in on Location, Photo Goals

Kristina Farrah | August 30th

Facebook Places allows people to share their location along with their thoughts in real time through smartphones. Now, the largest social media network on the planet expands the array of devices that can avail...»

The Arrival of the Virtual Phone?

Alex Williams | August 29th

The post-PC era has its complications. Love your smart phone? Well, you may work for a company that adopted the Blackberry circa 2008. That creates a problem. It's often the only mobile device that is...»

Citrix Opens Up the Cloud for VMware Customers

Maria Pila | August 29th

Citrix Systems has acquired cloud.com in a deal which will boost its position in the cloud computing market. The deal also underscores the growing role of open source software in building and deploying...»

Forget the Future – the Cloud Has Enough Problems Right Now

Alex Williams | August 29th

John Furrier had finished another interview on #theCube today and we started talking about OpenStack and VMware. There's all kinds of speculation about how the cloud computing market will transform. But does that matter right...»

Amazon Tablet Should Supress its Android Roots to Beat iPad

Phoebe Mandap | August 29th

What pops into your mind when you hear the word” tablet?”  Without a second thought, iPad is the thing you first thought of, right?  Well, this explains why Apple has dominated the US tablet...»

What to Expect at Dreamforce 2011: Seesmic Pivots, Platform Wars and More

Klint Finley | August 29th

Today TechCrunch reported that Seesmic will announce a new product tomorrow at Salesforce.com's Dreamforce event: Seesmic CRM, a Salesforce.com client for Android devices, the iPad and eventually Windows Phone 7. Salesforce.com only offers official native...»

VMworld 2011 News Reel: VDI, Networking & More

Maria Deutscher | August 29th

It's day 1 of the VMworld 2011 conference, and we are already seeing a host of vendors and existing partners further aligning themselves with EMC’s virtualization subsidiary. Virsto, a startup that developed software designed to reduce...»

Hurricane’s Biggest Protection: Connectivity and Data

Kristina Farrah | August 29th

Pending disasters are a call for people to get together and share ideas and information, just in case the blows get bad. This is not the first time there’s been a hurricane hitting the US,...»