Hewlett-Packard vs. Dell in the Open Cloud

Maria Deutscher | July 29th

A couple days after Dell launched an infrastructure offering based on OpenStack, an open cloud OS initiative started by Rackspace and NASA, Hewlett-Packard announced it too has joined the community. The electronics giant, hoping to...»

Is Cloud Gateway Storage a Path for VARS to Become Services Providers?

Alex Williams | July 29th

Dave Cahill wrote an excellent post on Wikibon today about gateway storage and how these providers may become the next generation storage systems. Cahill writes that historically a wave of disruption is flattened as the...»

AntiSec Calls Users to Close their PayPal Accounts

Maria Deutscher | July 28th

AntiSec, the hacker movement that emerged out of the now disbanded Lulz Security and bolstered by Anonymous, is too following tradition by going after PayPal for withholding funds from WikiLeaks. However this time they took an uncharacteristic course of action--a...»

VMware’s Cloud Foundry at OSCON – Platforms are Still New

Alex Williams | July 28th

VMware is not perceived as an open source provider. But the company's Cloud Foundry is a bit different. It's platform technology is available across multiple programming languages. It's available as a service and an...»

Facebook Parties as Lights Flicker For Google+ Traffic

Cherr Aira | July 28th

Mark Zuckerberg is somewhere partying now, raving over the news of Google+'s traffic decline.  After reaching a few summit points coupled with great early adopter reviews, Google+ experiences its first major bump in the...»

InQuira Marks Oracle’s Third Buy Since June

Maria Deutscher | July 28th

Oracle seems to be on a shopping spree, making its third acquisition in a month and half. This time the company acquired InQuira, a provider of customer support solutions which it dubs “service knowledge...»

South Korean Social Network Hit by Chinese Hackers, 35 Million Accounts Compromised

Saroj Kar | July 28th

South Korea has suffered another wave of attacks that have compromised social networking sites, Nate and Cyworld, both run by SK Communications. The attacks are blamed largely on Chinese hackers, who are thought to have made off credentials...»

Big Data, Mobility Feed the Market’s Cycle of Success

Kristen Nicole | July 28th

We’re at the mid-mark of the fiscal year, when companies set aside some time to discuss their finances, earnings and profits.  And for the most part, the tech sector is doing well.  Some key companies...»

Google+ and Privacy: It’s in Your Hands

Kristina Farrah | July 28th

It’s rather expected that cyber attackers who’ve been lurking on Facebook will gradually allocate focus on Google+, the newly launched social network by Google. There’s always a way or two to make one’s profile safer and it’s a...»

SAP Beating Oracle with Stellar Growth

Maria Deutscher | July 28th

Business software maker SAP is taking a victory lap now that its organic license growth rate outpaced long time competitor Oracle for the first time in seven quarters, reports Matrix Research’s Rajeev Bahl. The...»