EMC Consulting Chief to CIOs: Beware The Cloud U-Turn

Matt Weinberger | June 22nd

EMC Consulting Chief Operating Officer Tom Roloff came to GigaOM Structure this week armed with a brand new, service provider-focused study which indicates that from storage to VDI to eCommerce and everything in between, CIOs...»


Red Hat Reveals Mixed Earnings News Amidst Ongoing Changes, New Products

Josette Rigsby | June 22nd

Red Hat had a busy week. The company released a brand new product, JBoss Data Grid 6 and new versions of its enterprise application platform and enterprise Linux distribution. However, this week wasn’t all about...»


Did Microsoft Just Blow Up the Channel?

Alex Williams | June 22nd

Microsoft blew up the channel this week.  They changed their business model. With Microsoft Surface, they now compete with the channel. And that's a good thing. But do the channel partners have any choice? No way. They have...»


Facebook Boosting Its Edge Network, Rethinking Data Center Design

Matt Weinberger | June 21st

Facebook has decided that its photo delivery needs to get even faster, and is building out its own edge network infrastructure to get there. That nugget comes from the GigaOM Structure conference by...»


Be Not Afraid, But Big Data Analytics is a Game of Risk

Jeffrey Kelly | June 21st

The definition of insanity, so said Albert Einstein, is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. That applies to life, love and, yes, Big Data Analytics. Think about it. If you put a...»


Garantia’s New In-Memory NoSQL Service

Maria Deutscher | June 21st

Garantia Data is an emerging startup that is among the 11 finalists of this week’s GigaOM Structure LaunchPad competition, and it brings a rather interesting new cloud service to the table. Garantia’s product targets Memcached and...»


An Open API Debate: Pragmatism v. Federation

Alex Williams | June 21st

The open API debate burst into the GigaOM Structure conference this morning with a theme emerging that represents the paradox of today's open systems. It's now more about the pragmatists' view of connected systems, versus...»


Conversations Too Sensitive for email: How SaaS Improves Your Company’s Info Security

Guest Author | June 21st

From greater efficiency and dramatic cost savings, to anywhere, anytime access to applications and data, the advantages of cloud computing are well documented. Yet enthusiasm for the cloud is often tempered by security concerns: theft...»


dotCloud Enhances PaaS Platform, Joins the World of Use-based Pricing

Josette Rigsby | June 21st

One year old platform as a service (PaaS) provider dotCloud announced the second round of enhancements for the year to its cloud-based service. The company as introduced three new environments:

  • dotCloud Sandbox – a free,


IBM Looks to Raise Analytics Benchmark with New Platform

Maria Deutscher | June 21st

IBM’s new Analytical Decision Management software was unveiled this week as an enterprise-ready, decision-oriented big data platform that’s tailored for Big Blue’s core customer base. It falls under the IBM Smarter Analytics umbrella and offers a number...»