SimpliVity Announces Deep Stack Converged Infrastructure Alternative

Bert Latamore | August 20th

Startup SimpliVity has announced a set of converged infrastructure products designed for multiple-box scalability that goes beyond competing offerings from the large vendors, writes Wikibon Principal Research Contributor Stuart Miniman. Specifically, SimpliVity's OmniStack include backup/dedup,...»

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HotLink Announces First VMware Disaster Recovery System at Basic Backup Cost #VMworld

Bert Latamore | August 19th

Hybrid virtualization management developer HotLink Corp. has announced HotLink DR Express, which allows users to backup VMs to AWS and, when disaster strikes, run those VMs remotely on Amazon, providing rapid disaster recovery for

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Hortonworks’ New Windows Hadoop Platform Win for Both Companies and Users

Bert Latamore | August 17th

Hortonworks' August 13 announcement of Data Platform 1.3, a version of standard Hadoop version that runs native on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012, is a win for users and for both Hortonworks...»

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Tableau Shows Spectacular Growth in First Quarter Out of the Box

Bert Latamore | August 14th

In its first quarter as a public company, Tableau Software hit the ball out of the park, with revenues of $49 million, 71 percent year-over-year growth. It signed up more than 1,500 new

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IBM Alliances Shaking Up Industry, Promise New Generation Products for Users

Bert Latamore | August 13th

At IBM Edge in June, when Ambuj Goyal spoke about how IBM had to be an open systems company "because today no one company can do anything" I, and I think most listeners,

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IBM, Google Teaming to Reshape IT Industry

Bert Latamore | August 12th

The following is an interview with Arvind Krishna, Ph.D., GM, development & manufacturing, IBM Systems & Technology Group on last Monday’s announcement by IBM of the OpenPOWER Consortium, which initially includes high-end

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IBM Forms Alliance with Google, Mellanox, NVIDIA, and Tyan to Boost Chip Unit #OpenPower

Saroj Kar | August 7th

With the name of OpenPower Consortium, several leading companies in the technology sector have created an alliance to develop IBM chips for data centers in the cloud. The coalition includes IBM, Google and Nvidia, as well...»

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IBM/Google Alliance Forebodes Major Industry Shift #OpenPower

Bert Latamore | August 6th

IBM today announced its second major alliance in two weeks, this time with Google and three high-performance computing (HPC) vendors, to create the OpenPOWER Consortium, the first time IBM has offered to license

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Progress Announces IAAS-Agnostic Progress Pacific PaaS Built on Rollbase

Bert Latamore | August 6th

With Kyp Martin, Dev/Ops Section Editor

Progress Software Corporation today announced new data connectivity and application capabilities for its Progress Pacific Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) application. The new Progress DataDirect Cloud data connectivity service enables applications

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IBM Announces New Flex Systems for Cloud Including Double-Density Server

Bert Latamore | August 6th

IBM today has announced several major additions to its Flex System portfolio designed to support private and public cloud environments both for end-users and MSPs creating their own SaaS and IaaS services for their

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