Why the Dell and Quest Acquisition is Brilliant

John Casaretto | July 2nd

As confirmed here on SiliconAngle today, the acquisition of Quest Software by Dell was officially announced. The move had been anticipated under a cloak of anonymity in a bidding war for some time.  John Furrier notes,

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Google Compute Engine: Three Things to Know

Matt Weinberger | July 2nd

Right as the final buzzer was going to sound for last week's Google I/O conference, I had a really interesting chat with Craig McLuckie, the general manager of the just-launched Google Compute Engine (GCE) infrastructure-as-a-service offering. It's extremely...»

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Big Brother’s Big Data: How Governments are Saving Money

Mike Wheatley | July 2nd

Ask ten people at random what the biggest deciding factor in this year’s presidential elections is likely to be, and you’ll almost certainly get the same answer – money. For politicians, money is first and foremost...»

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Google I/O Essentials for the CIO

Alex Williams | June 30th

It's Google's focus on products and services anyone can use that makes its enterprise story more accessible and easier to understand. Here are five examples of Google's take on enterprise technologies we saw at Google...»

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Amazon Web Services Faces Another Outage and the Critics Go Wild

Alex Williams | June 30th

Amazon Web Services (AWS) faced another outage today. This time caused by an electrical storm. And of course, the critics went wild. It;'s now pretty much a media event every time AWS has an outage. AWS keeps...»

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HyTrust Fills Major Security Gap in Virtualized Data Centers

Bert Latamore | June 29th

As data center virtualization moves beyond test and peripheral systems into mainstream production environments, enterprises face a major security gap. Maintaining and strengthening traditional security in the underlying physical environment remains important, but the virtualization layer itself also...»

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MapR Bringing Hadoop to New Google Compute Engine

Jeffrey Kelly | June 28th

No sooner did Google announce its Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering, Google Compute Engine, at Google I/O this morning, than MapR revealed it will offer its Hadoop distribution on-demand via the new Google cloud. The announcment with Google comes just two...»

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Introducing Google Compute Engine: Google’s Play for IaaS Supremacy

Matt Weinberger | June 28th

The rumors are true: During today's keynote at Google I/O, Google announced the launch (in limited preview) of Google Compute Engine, an infrastructure-as-a-service offering that enables customers to spin up Linux virtual machines with...»

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Syncsort Partners with Greenplum, Hortonworks to Analyze Big Data

Josette Rigsby | June 28th

Syncsort has been creating software to enhance databases since it released high speed sorting tools for mainframes in the 1960s. Why mess with a good thing? This month the company partnered with both Hortonworks and...»

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For CIOs, Time to Confront Shadow IT

Jeffrey Kelly | June 28th

Nobody likes to be undermined. But that’s what’s happening to corporate IT departments across industries thanks to shadow IT projects. According to a survey of the Wikibon community, fully 60% of respondents cited at least some level of...»

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