Attunity Strives To Make Big Data Accessible
It's not enough to sift and combine big data, you also have to store it in ways that work for business users. Attunity services try to simplify enterprise work with Amazon Web Services' S3 storage.
Samsung Announces Windows 8 Phone, PC and Tablet
Samsung announced a new line of Windows 8-based devices under the ATIV brand Wednesday, including the first publicly-revealed Windows Phone 8 smartphone. The company said the lineup will include the Samsung ATIV Smart PC and ATIV Smart PC Pro, an ATIV tablet and ATIV S smartphone.
Dropbox Adds 2-Factor Authentication
Dropbox users can set their account to require a second authentication code when accessed from an untrusted computer. The code can be obtained via SMS text message from Dropbox or through a mobile app on available for iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7.
VMware Shows More Of BYOD, Virtual Desktop Tools
At VMworld, VMware CTO Steve Herrod shares more details on upcoming Horizon tools that extend desktop virtualization to Android, iOS devices. VMware has talked up that idea before, but the suite's beta version won't be ready until late 2012.
VMware Updates Fusion Products
VMware refreshes its Fusion products for running Windows VMs within Mac OS X, introduces Fusion Professional for multiple platform enterprises.
Store More With Virtualization
Even small IT shops can now afford thin provisioning, performance acceleration, replication, and other features to boost utilization and improve disaster recovery.
Apple, Feds Ink E-Book Deal
Apple and the Government Printing Office strike deal to make hundreds of government documents and manuscripts available on iTunes in e-book format.
Stop SSD Sprawl
Solid state storage devices are being implemented in servers, networks, and storage systems, leading to sprawl and performance problems in data centers. This has to change.
Splunk Makes 'Real' Performance Fashionable Again
The startup that helps companies manage their data is holding its own in the stock market. Is this a sign that more startups should consider starting real businesses, instead of trying to strike it rich in social media?
IBM's Buy Of TMS Shows SSD Appeal
IBM's acquisition of flash storage developer Texas Memory Systems may fuel growth of solid state drives within IT storage products.
Flash Vendors Cut Pricing
New Skyera, Tegile, SanDisk offerings make existing big data, analytics, and virtualization environments run faster at less expense.
Yammer Updates, Partners With HootSuite
Though now part of Microsoft, Yammer is determined to maintain its pace of innovation. Meanwhile, HootSuite users now can interact with Yammer as a panel on the HootSuite social media management dashboard.