Hortonworks Unveils Its Training and Certification Program

Klint Finley | February 16th

Hortonworks, the Yahoo spinoff dedicated to providing services and support for Apache Hadoop, today unveil HortonWorks University. Hortonworks already offers both online and in-person training courses, but the company is now expanding its offering to include...»

Parallels Carving up the $1.1 Trillion Small Business IT Market One Hosting Service at a Time

Alex Williams | February 15th

At the Parallels Summit here in Orlando, there are about 750 to 800 hosting services that serve 5o to 70 million businesses. This week, the event is the epicenter of  the Web hosting world, a universe...»

Forrester’s Richard Fichera Impressed with HP’s Gen8 [VIDEO]

Maria Deutscher | February 15th

Hewlett-Packard’s announcement of the ProLiant Generation 8 server has managed to trigger some ripples throughout the IT industry, invoking discussion of an equally imposing scale. SiliconANGLE and Wikibon have been following the story from...»

Everything You Need to Know about HP Gen8 (Including IT Job Landscape): VIDEO

Kristen Nicole | February 15th

We’ve been discussing the shift to I/O centric servers for a while, and much of our analysis was validated with HP’s latest server launch.  Dubbed Project Voyager, the new Gen8 servers promise to reduce...»

Big Data Market $50 Billion by 2017 – HP Vertica comes out #1 – According to Wikibon Research

John Furrier | February 15th

Want to know who is making money in Big Data.  Want to know Market Size?  Now a report just released by research firm Wikibon details it all. Wikibon.org, the leader in big data, cloud,...»

Chirpify Turns Tweets into Transactions with New Launch

Saroj Kar | February 15th

Twitter is a great platform for social interaction. We all are aware of that. But what we often overlook is the fact that Twitter could be equally useful as a commerce platform. One company thinks...»

Nortel Hacked For 10 Years, Failed To Inform Buyers

Mellisa Tolentino | February 15th

Chinese hackers allegedly used seven passwords stolen from top executives of Nortel Networks, the once telecommunications giant, to hack into their system and acquire trade secrets. According to the Wall Street Journal, the hackers, presumably form China,...»

ServicesAngle Weekly Editorial Call: Parallels and the SMB Cloud, the Future of Commodity Servers and More

Klint Finley | February 15th

Each week the ServicesAngle has a conference call to discuss the week’s news and trends. Sometimes we just do voice calls, other times we do videoconferencing. Sometimes we bring other people into the conversations. Wikibon and...»

The Hollow Core in Social Media Numbers: Many are Fake or Empty Accounts

Tom Foremski | February 15th

The numbers of users reported by Facebook, Twitter, Google, and many other sites, are closely watched. They reveal trends in adoption and they are one of the few public metrics available to analysts trying to assign value to...»