Can HP IDOL jumpstart the Big Data app economy? | #HPBigData2014

Maria Deutscher | August 19th

Hewlett-Packard Co. is looking to take the driver’s seat in bringing about the era of pre-packaged analytic applications with the IDOL platform from Autonomy, and according to the head of product marketing for the subsidiary, it already has...»

VMworld 2014 Preview: The highlights in video

Suzanne Kattau | August 19th

With two major acquisitions, multiple product announcements and management changes, server virtualization leader VMware, Inc. has experienced significant growth since its VMworld 2013 conference last August. Today, just days ahead...»

Cloud and analytics ratcheting each other up the enterprise | #HPBigData2014

Maria Deutscher | August 19th

The democratization of compute and storage catalyzed by the rise of the public cloud is driving more and more organizations for whom large-scale analytics were previously cost-prohibitive to tap into their internal, fast-growing information troves. That increasing data...»

Zetta.net extends ultra-fast data protection to server images

Maria Deutscher | August 19th

While others in the industry are trying to tackle the growing challenges of backup with on-premise arrays that reach into the public cloud, Zetta.net, Inc. is sticking to the tried-and-true formula of providing data protection directly as a...»

MongoDB now offers support for Community Edition of its NoSQL database

Mike Wheatley | August 19th

NoSQL database king MongoDB Inc., is wooing customers that want to run the Community Edition of its software in production environments with a new support option. "Our Production Support offering is now available as a standalone...»

This new cryptocurrency will literally make you sweat

Mellisa Tolentino | August 19th

While Bitcoin slowly but surely forces its way into the mainstream, that hasn't stopped numerous developers from coming up with new altcoins to try and steal its crown as top dog of the digital

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Gartner’s Hype Cycle: Big Data’s on the slippery slope

Mike Wheatley | August 19th

Gartner has just released its annual Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, and it shows some interesting moves for two of the most important enterprise technologies – Big Data and the cloud....»

Microsoft Azure cloud hit by hours-long service interruption

Mike Wheatley | August 18th

Microsoft Corp., was hit by the Monday morning blues in a bad way yesterday, when its Azure cloud was hit by partial and full service interruptions to several services across multiple regions. Here's the message posted...»

Smart lights shine lucrative business on startups

Mellisa Tolentino | August 18th

This week’s Smart Living roundup features one tech giant’s acquisition of an innovative smart home startup, a smart solution for regular light bulbs, and a digital picture frame with an artistic twist.

Samsung acquires SmartThings

 

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How one company merges cloud economics with enterprise functionality   | #CubeConversations

Maria Deutscher | August 18th

It may not be the biggest name in the converged infrastructure space yet, and it may not be the newest either, but SimpliVity Inc. is growing so fast that the market has no choice but to pay attention....»