VMware Reports Q3 Revenue Up 46%
TriCipher and Integrien acquisitions in the quarter expanded the company's offerings and bolstered its emerging cloud strategy.
Interop New York: Hybrid Clouds In Focus
"Public cloud is the promise that raises lots of questions for IT," says Gartner's Dave Cearley. "Private may be the fall-back position. In the middle will be the sweet spot."
Top 15 Facebook Apps For Business
While many of Facebook's 500 million users waste part of their days growing virtual crops or committing imaginary crimes, there are many Facebook applications designed to actually improve business productivity. There are more than 550,000 active applications on the Facebook platform, according to the social network, with many designed specifically to improve business practices or better-integrate Facebook into a company's operations. Many business apps are free. Often, fee-based apps offer a bas
Interop Preview: Virtualization, Cloud Top Tech Strategies Agenda
Data center issues haven’t changed in the last few years, says Forrester infrastructure analyst Doug Washburn says, but the specific technologies have. Two years ago we didn’t talk about converged infrastructure or clouds very much, but now they're big topics.
EMC Introduces Greenplum Data Appliance
Billed as a "big data" appliance, the system supports data loading performance of 10 terabytes an hour and is the foundation of EMC's new Data Computing Products Division.
Cloud Computing Versus Mainframes
A recent study found that "79 percent of IT organizations consider the mainframe to be an essential component of their cloud computing strategy."... Yet, there are no good paths (meaning approaches and tools) for getting from the mainframe to the cloud...
Cyber Threats Forecast For 2011
Botnets and attacks on pervasive devices and social networks rank among the biggest information security threats expected next year, according to the Georgia Tech Information Security Center.
Canonical Releases Ubuntu 10.10
Netbook and Desktop versions of the open source operating system target consumers, while the Server edition is focused on enterprise cloud computing.