Self-disruption keeps Nutanix nimble as IPO buzz returns | #vmworld

Rachel Schramm | August 27th

Dheeraj Pandey believes his company, Nutanix, Inc. CEO, is just beginning to blossom and will continue to expand. At this week's VMworld 2014 conference, there's been a buzz about Nutanix's most recent financing round of $140 million, announced this morning....»

The 80s are back: Modern IT is a throwback without the mullet | #vmworld

Rose Meadows | August 27th

With hyper converge, hybrid Cloud and end user computing bringing back infrastructure interest in a new way, it’s almost as if the 1980’s style of mainframe architecture has come back... with a twist, and without the mullet. Although...»

Smarter robots, armbands and new MDM solutions for connected offices

Mellisa Tolentino | August 27th

This week’s Smart City roundup features smarter workplaces with wearable tech, a way to make robots intelligent, and a new collaboration offering for easy mobile device management in the enterprise.

Myo armband invades the workplace



Nutanix could’ve gotten more than $140M in fresh funding round, says analyst

Kristen Nicole | August 27th

The big news being discussed at VMworld 2014 this morning is the Nutanix, Inc. Series E funding round, which generated $140 million in financing. Nutanix, which provides a cost-effective method to move data around in the enterprise, is...»

Flash matures, becomes best storage option for many | #vmworld

Rachel Schramm | August 27th

Flash is at it's economic tipping point, said Violin Memory, Inc. CMO Eric Herzog. It's reached the financial sweet spot that makes it the most viable option for many companies. Herzog sat down with theCUBE hosts Dave Vellante and...»

Splunk rival gains ground with fresh funding

Maria Deutscher | August 27th

There’s a new kid in machine data town, and it just closed another funding round to go after the biggest name on the block. The Santa Clara, CA-based GlassBeam Inc. said this week that the latest $2 million...»

Dropbox needs more than price cuts to keep Pro users

Suzanne Kattau | August 27th

Another price drop seen in the cloud storage wars as cloud storage provider Dropbox, Inc. today announced that new Dropbox Pro customers will now...»

A $10B goal for VMware: Here’s the plan to scale | #vmworld

Rachel Schramm | August 27th

VMware, Inc. is revving its engines, hoping to scale from a $6 billion company to a $10 billion company, said VMware President and COO Carl Eschenbach. Whether it's through new products like Airwatch or accessing new markets at...»

Cisco teams with SimpliVity as pile-on continues in red-hot hyper-convergence market

Maria Deutscher | August 27th

VMware Inc.’s newly confirmed foray into the burgeoning hyper-convergence space positions it to tap one of the fastest-growing segments of the data center market, but the move has not come without a price. The long-coming ...»

Old iPhones worth $280 on average: Here’s where to sell

Mellisa Tolentino | August 27th

With Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 is expected to drop on September 9, it's the prime opportunity to get rid of your old iPhone. Last year, we featured the best places to trade your old iPhone