Vertica 6 Aims to Be Enterprise Big Data Analytics Hub

Jeffrey Kelly | June 5th

Vertica released the latest version of its analytic database platform earlier this week and the spotlight was clearly trained on data access. Vertica 6.0 significantly expands the platform’s ability to federate data from outside sources for analysis, including...»

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Evolution of Cloud Adoption through 2015 [Infographic]

Josette Rigsby | June 5th

Sure, cloud computing may be a marketing construct that allows companies to avoid the certain disaster that would result if sales teams were forced to explain virtualization and dynamic capacity allocation to every potential customer....»

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Oracle Purchases Collective Intelligence, Pushes Against Salesforce.com/Radian6

Matt Weinberger | June 5th

Oracle is keeping the acquisition train rolling with the purchase of Collective Intelligence, a social analytics firm that provides similar cloud-based services to Radian6, which Salesforce.com purchased last year. And if you think that's...»

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Oracle Comes Up Short in Detailed Comparison of Exadata vs. Best-of-Breed

Bert Latamore | June 4th

Wikibon Co-Founder and CTO David Floyer is definitely not on Larry Ellison's Christmas card list this year. Not satisfied with his original exposition of the limited value of Oraclea week ago, Floyer has co-published a detailed, item-by-item...»

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EMC Reveals New Backup Vision Based on Snapshots, Remote Replication

Bert Latamore | June 4th

EMC has become the first major vendor to enunciate a new data backup, recovery, and DR vision based on heavy use of storage-based, application-consistent data snapshots combined with remote replication, writes Wikibon CTO David Floyer in his latest...»

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IBM Smarter Computing Upgrades Aimed at Big Data

Maria Deutscher | June 4th

So far the biggest update that that came out of the IBM Edge conference is that Big Blue has rolled out several major enhancements to the offerings in its Smart Computing portfolio, with an...»

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The Future for IBM Storage is All About Leveraging Flash

Kristen Nicole | June 4th

With its debut this week, the IBM Edge conference in Orlando, FL is Big Blue’s opportunity to trumpet its storage offerings in an increasingly competitive market.  With EMC’s acquisition of Xtreme-IO rounding out the storage...»

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Can IBM Get Back their Storage Mojo? Truskowski Tells All [Video]

Bert Latamore | June 4th

IBM takes a unified approach to storage, servers, software, and service, IBM General Manager for Storage and Networking Brian Truskowski said in an interview in the SiliconAngle Cube at IBM's first formal storage conference,...»

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SAP Expands Its Amazon Web Services Play With All-in-One

Matt Weinberger | June 4th

SAP knows that pound-for-pound, it can't compete with Oracle and IBM in the cloud on its own, and so it's been using a partnership with Amazon Web Services to great effect rather than build...»

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HP Discover 2012 Kicks Off with New Integration for ProLiant Gen8, NonStop and More

Mellisa Tolentino | June 4th

HP Discover 2012 officially kicked off today in Las Vegas, and will continue until June 7th.  The four-day event will showcase new innovations on Cloud Solutions, Security and Risk Management, and more. Here are some...»

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