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The Future is DevOps, Big Names Agree

The Future is DevOps, Big Names Agree

The DevOps market is growing at a record pace. It has keenly taken a grip on the enterprise as business models mature. The rapid progress can be linked to increasing demands on mobile and cloud applications. Companies have already acknowledged their future to be somewhat dependent on DevOps. In his inaugural speech, new CA Technologies CEO, Mike Gregoire mentioned why they shifted their focus and resources to DevOps. "The old waterfall approach to developing applications in 12 to 18 months won't work anymore," Gregoire said during his CA World keynote. "To be competitive, you have to deliver applications within months at the... more »
AWS Summit 2013 Recap : Amazon's Disruptive Tech Should Focus on Private Cloud

AWS Summit 2013 Recap : Amazon's Disruptive Tech Should Focus on Private Cloud

TheCUBE, SiliconANGLE’s premier video production team, was invited to the AWS Summit where theCube guys, Wikibon Chief Analyst Dave Vellante and Jeff Frick, were able to get a good sense of the momentum, innovation, commitment to the enterprise, and the richness of the ecosystem via interviews with the company’s executives, partners and customers. Vellante and Frick both are astounded as to how well Amazon has evolved into what it is today, and how it has become disruptive to the enterprise. “This is a bookseller that then evolved to basically the retail platform and completely changed that,” stated Frick.  “Then they got into... more »
Telerik Delivers Complete Mobile Web Content Management Solution in Sitefinity 6.0 Release

Telerik Delivers Complete Mobile Web Content Management Solution in Sitefinity 6.0 Release

Telerik has announced the availability of the latest version of Sitefinity, its Web Content Management (WCM) lightweight web system. In version 6.0 of Sitefinity, CMS developers created a new architecture and a new API backend to improve extensibility of all three mobile development strategies – Responsive Web Design, mobile websites and mobile apps. According to the company, the goal of this new version 6.0 is enabling developers to modify all aspects of the mobile central system - Responsive Web Design, mobile websites, and mobile apps - easily and effectively. Respected investment analyst firms like Morgan Stanley is projecting that the mobile web... more »
Accel Fund Doubles Down on Big Data + Academia in IT Renaissance : Symposium Recap

Accel Fund Doubles Down on Big Data + Academia in IT Renaissance : Symposium Recap

The 17th annual Accel Partners Symposium was held yesterday at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center in Stanford University. The main theme was the Renaissance for enterprise IT, and theCUBE crew was there to bring you latest analysis from the executives and investors who attended the event (full video below). SiliconAngle founding CEO John Furrier and Wikibon analyst Jeff Kelly wrapped up the broadcast with a recap on the most important news and highlights. Furrier kicks off the session by pointing out that while Accel is well known for investing in high-profile consumer companies such as Facebook, it receives less credit for its strong... more »
Bitcoin Weekly 2013 May 1: Jeremy Liew on BTC, CEO of Braintree dismisses Bitcoins, BBC UK publishes awesome segment

Bitcoin Weekly 2013 May 1: Jeremy Liew on BTC, CEO of Braintree dismisses Bitcoins, BBC UK publishes awesome segment

This has been a relatively calm week for Bitcoin, but even as there’s no storm, no sudden bubble in price, or massive volatility to report—there’s a great deal of media attention simmering in the pot. Not only has major reportage become a mainstay of looking at BTC coverage, but outfits such as Wall Street Journal, BBC, and others have continually delivered new segments on the cryptocurrency. Interviews, videos, and even infographics are becoming more accessible and this might mean that laypeople (listening to these broadcasts and reading these articles) will have an easier time understanding what Bitcoin is and how it... more »
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Flash Back: The Perils of Siloed Storage + Thinking Beyond Just Performance

IT organizations have adopted virtualization to improve server utilization, and the move is also driving changes in storage architectures. These organizations are looking beyond the traditional siloed approach to storage, in which storage is dedicated to a specific application or a small set of applications, toward shared storage architectures. Shared storage systems allow numerous applications to store data on the same system and access that data more quickly and efficiently. With shared storage architectures, organizations can simplify operations, drive efficiencies, grow infinitely, enable business agility, and offer nonstop operation. Flash memory technology is having a profound impact on storage architectures thanks... more »
Security’s Tricky Relationship with Amazon Cloud : How One Company Transitioned IT Delivery

Security’s Tricky Relationship with Amazon Cloud : How One Company Transitioned IT Delivery

At the Amazon Webservices Summit this week (#AWSsummit), Alert Logic’s VP of Emerging Products, Misha Govshteyn, stopped by theCube to discuss the security company’s partnership with AWS with hosts Dave Vellante and Jeff Frick. Dave Vellante opened the discussion by asking what solutions Alert Logic, as a small, but established, company, is offering its customers. Govshteyn explained that AL, as a security-as-a-service provider, offers several layers of security, but what they focus on is “cloud-enabled infrastructure, any environment that is being transitioned from traditional enterprise to cloud delivery model.” Govshteyn, showing how Alert Logic is on its toes, agreed wholeheartedly with Dave about... more »
How EMC Took on Virtualization : Rewriting the Datacenter for New Technology

How EMC Took on Virtualization : Rewriting the Datacenter for New Technology

Wikibon co-founder and chief analyst Dave Vellante caught up with Chris Ritter, a principal systems engineer for EMC, during the EMC SAP Week meeting at the company’s EBC headquarters in Hopkinton, MA. The two discussed virtualization and Amazon Web Services, the other elephant in the room (full video below). Vellante starts the interview by asking Ritter about his role within EMC. Ritter states that his job is to help users realize the best possible return on the integrated solutions that his firm develops and sells in collaboration with Cisco, VCE and VMware. Vellante recalls speaking to EMC chief strategist and Pivotal Initiative... more »
REVIEW: Zadara’s Noam Shendar on Amazon Storage Service Options

REVIEW: Zadara’s Noam Shendar on Amazon Storage Service Options

Noam Shendar, Vice President of Business Development for Zadara Storage, visited theCube during the Amazon Webservices Summit this week, sitting down with hosts Dave Vellante and Jeff Frick to discuss Zadara’s services, and their positioning with Amazon. Shendar took the opportunity to define Zadara Storage as a storage-array-as-a-service company. “At Amazon, we’re positioned as the premium alternative to Amazon’s native storage services,” Shendar explained, “When you need something that’s bigger, faster, better—that’s when you turn to us.” Compared to other options available to you with Amazon, Shendar stated that Zadara has the edge. For example, there’s Amazon Simple Storage Services (S3), which... more »
Could This Be a Solution to the Big Data Enigma?

Could This Be a Solution to the Big Data Enigma?

While enterprises are suffering headaches from managing and harvesting their own Big Data sets, they've probably forgotten there's a whole ocean of it out there, in the form of free public data that's accessible to one and all. What's more, this publicly available data often provides just as many useful insights, if not more so, than some company's own data. Few will argue that government data isn't a valuable resource, but the question is, how do companies go about collecting it? The answer might just lie with Enigma, an information discovery startup with incredibly lofty ambitions that recently pitched itself at... more »

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