E3: Nintendo Wii-U First Impressions—Game Changing?

Kyt Dotson | June 7th

Today Nintendo stepped out at E3 2011 and revealed their “next-gen” console, which is really a controller-peripheral called the Wii-U. From its initial looks, the Wii-U appears to be an oversized controller-cum-tablet (with a massive 6.2-inch diameter touchscreen),...»

HP Discover Day 1: Cloud, Mobile and Big Data, and Literally Everything in Between

Maria Deutscher | June 7th

Hewlett-Packard is trying to reposition itself as more than just a hardware company, and it seems that while doing so, the company has adopted itself an agenda for just about every trend in IT


Xbox LIVE’s Feet Staying on the Ground but Head Firmly Thrust into the Personal Cloud

Kyt Dotson | June 7th

Yesterday, Microsoft’s press event at E3 revealed a new direction they intend to take the Xbox—into the realm of becoming an Internet entertainment center—but also away from trapping all of their content on that box...»

Infineta Puts New Tech in Big Data, Optimizes WAN Interactions

Kristen Nicole | June 7th

There’s a lot of changes stirring about the cloud, and as the enterprise furthers its transition to virtualized services, even eliminating hardware in some cases, optimization is key.  Bridging the standards that got us here...»

Really New New Xbox Experience Debuts at E3

Kyt Dotson | June 7th

What does Microsoft have up its sleeve for E3? So far, we've been given hints of the New Xbox Experience, which is something like the previous New Xbox Experience, except with live TV, YouTube, and motion control through...»

David Scott at HP Discover: Cloud is Here to Stay, and Service Providers Need Best-of-Breed IT

Doug Chandler | June 7th

The debate about whether cloud is going to become a significant part of the future of computing has almost ended now, said David Scott, HP Storage Senior Vice-President and former CEO of 3PAR, HP’s major...»

HP Touts “Open” Approach to Converged Infrastructure Deployments

Jeffrey Kelly | June 7th

HP is committed to an open standards approach to converged infrastructure deployments, a stark contrast to its main competitors in the market for converged server, storage and networking systems, according to HP’s David Donatelli. Speaking...»

MediaWatch: The Strange Joys Of Blogging

Tom Foremski | June 7th

"I am no longer sure if I am in control of my blog, or if the blog could also be described as controlling me." This line jumped out at me as I was reading Irving Wladawsky-Berger's latest post:...»

HP Discover: Doubling Down on Convergence in Vegas

Stuart Miniman | June 7th

HP helped create Silicon Valley and is one of only a handful of technology brands that is known worldwide. Being a huge company of over 300 thousand employees with many products and services, it can...»

The Latest in Big Data: New Funding, New Offerings

Maria Deutscher | June 7th

Big data analytics is proving to be a highly effective monetizing approach for more and more companies, on a global scale. This trend drives a great deal of demand, which is followed closely by