The Past Week in the Cloud: SAPphire 2011, Partnerships and Privacy

Maria Deutscher | May 23rd

This past in the cloud featured some very significant updates, and one of the main highlights was the SAP SAPphire 2011 conference. The conference’s focus was mainly on the cloud and big data, and

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White House CyberSecurity Legislation Underwhelms

John Casaretto | May 20th

The anticipated legislation from the Whitehouse on cybersecurity was delivered late last week.  As our preview had pointed out, it has fallen short of an effective policy for the nation altogether.  It hardly...»

Symantec to Acquire Clearwell Systems, Expands Backup and Archiving

Kristina Farrah | May 20th

In an effort to increase the potency of its information management, Symantec is acquiring Clearwell Systems, a privately-held leader in the eDiscovery market. Clearwell’s eDiscover, offering archiving and backup products, greatly complements Symantec’s information management...»

99% of Google Android Devices Vulnerable

George Ou | May 20th

Google’s ClientLogin Application Programming Interface (API) has been found to be insecure by researchers from Germany’s University of Ulm.  This means that most Google Android phones leak temporary user authentication credentials called...»

Sandy Bridge Macbook Air Latest in Apple Device String

Isha Suri | May 20th

Apple’s latest, the Sandy Bridge Macbook Air, could be hitting the markets shortly and is slated to fall in line in a much better way compared to other companies’ laptops. Apple is increasing the production...»

LinkedIn Stock Outperforms on Second Day of Trading

Isha Suri | May 20th

Following the success of first day of its initial public offering, LinkedIn is continuing the same trend into day two.  Shares of the professional networking website bounced to $94 at the time of closing of...»

Fujitsu, Microsoft for the Private Cloud

Maria Deutscher | May 20th

The SAP SAPphire 2011 week has been rich in partnerships focused on developing integrated cloud offerings, and now Fujitsu and Microsoft (yet again) made it to the list. The two companies have introduced

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MobileAngle: Microsoft Stacks the Chips, Device Sales on the Rise

Kristina Farrah | May 20th

Let’s have a recap on what had happened in the mobile pitch this week. The earliest news we took down was Nokia’s decision of shelving Ovi Mobile. The Espoo, Finland-based mobile giant is gravely disappointed...»

Virtustream, VMware Partner on SAP Apps

Maria Deutscher | May 20th

Cloud platform developer Virtustream unveiled a fresh partnership with virtualization giant VMware, meant to introduce a new and optimized integrated offering.  SAP customers can apply to this new pilot program offered by Virtustream,

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Fusion-io Integrates ioMemory into Dell Storage Offering

Maria Deutscher | May 20th

Fusion-io announced that it has entered an agreement with Dell to integrate its ioMemory technology with the latter’s In-Memory solutions. Dell, who will now resell Fusion-io technology, is purposing the integrated

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