Policy Pressure from the White Forces NASA to Cut Back Commitment to OpenStack

Matt Weinberger | May 17th

NASA is cutting its contributions to the OpenStack community due to the White House "cloud first," policy. It seems ironic. OpenStack is all about the cloud. But NASA never intended to become  cloud platform and now that...»

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24 Hours Ahead of Facebook’s IPO: It’s Time to Talk Clean Servers

Maria Deutscher | May 17th

In just a few years, social media behemoth Facebook managed to build up a $100 billion IPO valuation, and all the credit goes to the 800 million registered accounts on the network – 800 million...»

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U.S. Government issues Warning of Specific Malware Exploit at Overseas Hotels

Bert Latamore | May 17th

Software update notices at overseas hotels may actually be attempts to infect travelers' laptops with malware warns the U.S. government's Internet Crime Complain Center (IC3). In a recent Intelligence Note, the IC3 says travelers' attempting to connect to...»

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BI Industry Spike Puts Tableau at the Helm

Maria Deutscher | May 17th

Data visualization software maker Tableau Software is calling dibs on the BI market now that research firm Gartner ranked it as...»

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SAP CIO Oliver Bussmann: Real Time Analytics Will Change Everything

Matt Weinberger | May 16th

SAP CIO Oliver Bussman stopped by The Cube (see full video below) at SAP SAPphire 2012 this week to talk to our own John Furrier and David Vellante about his life as a social media...»

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Google Knowledge Graph Means Smarter, Data-Driven Searches

Matt Weinberger | May 16th

Today, Google unveiled the Google Knowledge Graph, an enhancement to the search engine that gives it the brains to tell the differences and relationships between places, people and things - to use Google's own example,...»

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SAP Annnounces Free HANA Developer Images on Amazon Web Services

Alex Williams | May 16th

Over the past week, SAP and Amazon Web Services announced a number of alliances. Earlier this week, SAP said they would sell Afaria, its mobile management software, on the AWS Marketplace. Last Friday, SAP and...»

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SAP Saved the Best for Last – HANA SP4’s New Capabilities

Maria Deutscher | May 16th

It’s Day 3 of SAP SAPphire, and today the BI software maker finally released the most significant batch of HANA-related news scheduled from the event:  HANA service pack 4. The idea is that SAP customers...»

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SAP HANA Now the Biggest In-Memory Database in the World

Alex Williams | May 16th

SAP rolled out a list of new enhancements, features and integrations for SAP HANA today, demonstrating how SAP is treating it as a foundation for growth and acceleration of its core technology. Perhaps most significant is...»

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NetSuite Introduces SuiteCommerce, Launches Commerce-as-a-Service

Matt Weinberger | May 15th

While theCube has been at SAP SAPphire 2012 this week, its competition at NetSuite used its own SuiteWorld event here in San Francisco to launch a new commerce-as-a-service (CaaS) product built on the brand new SuiteCommerce...»

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