Companies Are Starting to Realize what a Cloud Is

Maria Deutscher | September 5th

Paul Froutan, the chief technology officer at cloud storage startup Nirvanix, visited theCube again at VMworld 2011 (full video below - see 2nd half here). Froutan joined Nirvanix from Google, where he was in...»

Google: 13 Years And Counting

Mellisa Tolentino | September 5th

Thirteen years and a day ago, Google was born.  Back when people were using either Yahoo! or AOL, Google emerged from its shell.  Google was originally named BackRub back in 1996, when ...»

Seesmic CRM tops Tablet Business Apps: iPad, Android Edition

Maria Deutscher | September 5th

This week, we’ve rounded up the usual 5 apps, two of which stand out more than others. First of all, IBM just launched Connections on all the major platforms. Connections, once known as Lotus Connections,...»

Apple Blocks Sales of Samsung’s New Tablet, “Vastly” Different from the iPad

Mellisa Tolentino | September 5th

Over the past two weeks, Apple triumphed as the Samsung Galaxy 10.1 ban was once more put into action, Samsung smartphones were banned in Europe by a Dutch court, and the Australian release of...»

Dreamforce Take-Aways: Consulting and Developers are the Next Big Things for

Klint Finley | September 2nd

Perhaps the biggest reveal at the Dreamforce event is's intent to take a more consultative role in its customers strategies, ranging from cloud computing to brand monitoring to internal social software - and especially how all...»

Top 10 Executives from VMworld

Alex Williams | September 2nd

More than 70 people were interviewed on theCube this year at VMworld. Here are ten executives who we talked with over the past four days who caught our attention. Tarker Maner, CEO of Wyse...»

VMware Storage Direction May Put Parent EMC’s Needs Before Users, Says Wikibon CTO

Bert Latamore | September 2nd

Everybody seems to agree that storage is a big problem with virtualization, and at this week's VMworld 2011, VMware and its parent, storage vendor EMC, spelled out their plan for fixing this problem. But,...»

HP’s PC, webOS Drama Just a Marketing Ploy?

Val Galin | September 2nd

A couple of weeks ago, Hewlett-Packard shocked the world when it announced the end of webOS, HP's acquired mobile operating system from Palm and supposed weapon in the mobile war. Days afterward, it ...»

Cloud Realities at VMworld 2011

Maria Deutscher | September 2nd

The Cloud Realities Spotlight at VMworld 2011 covered some of the biggest of the biggest disruptors the industry has been seeing lately, as well as the whole big data trend that’s been going on in...»

CNBC Goes Global with Real-Time App for Connected Devices: Beyond the Cable Box

Phoebe Mandap | September 2nd

We are now living in a technology-driven world, whether we like it or not.  Because of new technology, we are living in a connected world wherein everything seems possible.   Simple things have become more...»