EMC’s Sustainability in the Cloud: On Going Green, New Data Centers and Energy Efficiency

Cherr Aira | May 10th

Sustainability in the cloud has always been one of EMC’s biggest quests. The company’s relentless efforts to pioneer products and services, strategic acquisitions and big partnerships that differentiate them from the likes of IBM and...»

Clearspring’s $20M Data Dive: Fresh Funds, Big Plans

Kristen Nicole | May 10th

Clearspring’s been steadily expanding on its foundation for well over a year now, so it wasn’t surprising to hear they’d raised $20 million in a Series D round of funding.  Led by IVP,
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Your Corporate Bohemian Days Are Over: LiquidSpace Raises $3.6M

Kristen Nicole | May 10th

We first heard about LiquidSpace during SxSW, when they debuted their mobile app, a tool that helps anyone find a place to get some work done.  They’ve now raised $3.6 million in their first round
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Microsoft to Buy Skype for $7 Billion?

Steven Hodson | May 9th

There is a growing rumor that Microsoft is in final stages of negotiations to acquire Skype. Paul O’Flaherty and I discussed the rumor in today’s Daily Brief but at that point it was still a...»

Tom Roloff Talks About Big Data and Cloud Enterprise Solutions

Kyt Dotson | May 9th

Recently, Dave Vellante of Wikibon and John Furrier of SiliconANGLE got a chance to interview Tom Roloff, Senior VP of EMC Consulting, in theCube at EMC World 2011. Roloff heads up EMC’s information-centric expertise team...»

The Cloud is Driving Disruption and Opportunity

Bert Latamore | May 9th

The very nature of enterprise data is changing, and the cloud is driving a wave of disruption through the technology industry, says Sujal Patel, founder of scalable, clustered storage  system developer Isilon. As a result, he told...»

The Cloud and Consumerization are Creating a Computing Inflection Point

Bert Latamore | May 9th

The cloud, virtualization, and the consumerization of computing and of people's expectations are driving an inflection point at least as great as the PC Revolution of the 1980s, when computing power first got into the hands of...»

Hadoop Seeing a Surge of New Products at EMC World 2011 from Greenplum to Brisk

Kyt Dotson | May 9th

EMC World 2011 is casting the umbra of Big Data and the Cloud over Las Vegas today and Hadoop has taken its usual front-and-center stage in the spotlight. Amid announcements of EMC’s own addition to...»

EMC Backup Group Focused on Making Things Simpler for Customers

Bert Latamore | May 9th

Waves of technology have rocked the once-stable backup and recovery market, completely changing customer needs, says B.J. Jenkins, president of EMC Backup and Recovery. Speaking on SiliconAngle.TV from EMCWorld 2011 on Monday, May 9, Jenkins said that...»

Happy Cloud Brings the Power of the Cloud to Video Game Downloads

Kyt Dotson | May 9th

With the advent of higher bandwidth and fat pipe Internet connections to residences we’ve been seeing the rise of streaming for everything. It can affect more than just TV shows and movies, but also video...»