News & Commentary
Content tagged with Interop posted in September 2013
HP's Building An SDN App Store
News  |  9/30/2013  | 
HP's looking to foster an SDN ecosystem and take the smartphone model into enterprise software-defined networking with a developers' kit and an app store. But is this an idea ahead of its time?
Oracle On The Ground: Customers Speak
News  |  9/26/2013  | 
Oracle OpenWorld attendees discuss the products they're implementing, from Fusion software to hardware appliances.
The Truth About Oracle's Virtualized 12c Database
News  |  9/26/2013  | 
Oracle says 12c, introduced at OpenWorld, is "virtualized" -- but you must look closely at what that actually means.
Cloud Architecture: Get It Right The First Time
Commentary  |  9/26/2013  | 
Cloud expert David Linthicum, speaker at Interop 2013 New York, shares advice on why an IT manager should play cloud architecture detective.
How NYCDOT Put 'Mobile First' Dev To Work
Commentary  |  9/25/2013  | 
Stringent procurement rules didn't stop New York City's Department of Transportation from quickly creating a tablet app to document Hurricane Sandy damage.
Microsoft And Oracle Say: Come To Azure Cloud
News  |  9/24/2013  | 
Bygones are bygones, as former database rivals Microsoft and Oracle link arms to entice cloud customers to choose Azure over Amazon.
Oracle Touts Cloud Option For On-Premises Apps
News  |  9/24/2013  | 
Oracle E-Business Suite, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and Siebel customers are extending their on-premises deployments with cloud-based services.
Oracle Upgrades HR Cloud Software To Battle Rivals
News  |  9/23/2013  | 
Integrating human capital management and talent management into other business apps gives Oracle stronger footing against challengers SAP, Salesforce.com and Workday, says president Mark Hurd at Oracle OpenWorld.
Why Recommendation Engines Are About To Get Much Better
News  |  9/23/2013  | 
Expanding data sources, including social media sources, are making recommendation engines much more powerful.
Nirvanix Shutdown: Small File Users May Fare Worst
News  |  9/19/2013  | 
Nirvanix customers face a looming deadline to move data out of the cloud service. According to Nasuni's cloud data speed testing, moving small and medium files will be painful.
Microsoft Challenges Amazon: Azure Gets VPN Ties
News  |  9/19/2013  | 
Microsoft teams with AT&T's NetBond to give customers a private network-like linkage to the Azure cloud. This option takes aim at Amazon's Direct Connect.
Nirvanix Shutdown: Some Customers Face Mission Impossible
Commentary  |  9/18/2013  | 
Cloud storage provider's pending shutdown gives customers 2 weeks to move data out -- and that's not enough time given bandwidth realities. One expert's advice: Panic now.
9 Vendors To Watch At Interop NY 2013
Slideshows  |  9/17/2013  | 
Take a sneak peek at vendors who'll be making news at Interop New York 2013.
Dropbox File Brouhaha: Use Case Is The Issue
Commentary  |  9/16/2013  | 
Before you pull your files over a perceived security threat, ask yourself: How are you using the cloud file sharing service?
10 Ways Government Clouds Have Changed This Year
Commentary  |  9/16/2013  | 
Learn how 2013's cloud predictions are quickly unfolding for government CIOs.
Cloudability Simplifies AWS Reserved Instance Decisions
News  |  9/13/2013  | 
As Amazon adds flexibility to its Reserved Instance contracts, Cloudability launches tool to help customers make smarter choices.
IW 500 Lessons: Endless Projects To Consumerization Myths
Commentary  |  9/13/2013  | 
Lessons on analytics, e-commerce, clouds, mobile and more from the InformationWeek 500 companies.
Big Data Innovation: Time To Focus
Commentary  |  9/13/2013  | 
Too many big data initiatives start with nebulous goals. Executives from MetLife and Tivo Research Analytics pipe up on getting practical.
Nebula, OpenStack Upstart, Chooses CEO With Sales Cred
News  |  9/12/2013  | 
Nebula co-founder Chris Kemp, known for the cloud experience he gained as NASA's CIO, will step aside as CEO to make way for Gordon Stitt, who brings an enterprise sales track record.
The Year Of VDI: Never
Commentary  |  9/12/2013  | 
Some companies anticipated replacing up to 90% of their PCs with VDI alternatives. Then tablets changed the equation.
When Cloud Backup Fails
Commentary  |  9/12/2013  | 
Cloud backup providers need to face the realities of Internet bandwidth and give customers a way to perform bulk transfer of data for both backup and recovery.
Michael Dell Wins: Now The Hard Part
News  |  9/12/2013  | 
Michael Dell finally succeeds in taking his company private. He plans to keep building PCs -- and bolster the enterprise portfolio with more acquisitions.
Gogo Touts 6X Faster Airplane Wi-Fi
News  |  9/12/2013  | 
Gogo's next-generation in-flight Internet technology is going to deliver a huge speed boost beginning next year.
Microsoft Azure Grows More Open
News  |  9/12/2013  | 
Microsoft technical fellow Mark Russinovich describes how the Azure cloud is expanding with open source, outside technologies.
Amazon: Intel Is Inside Our Cloud
News  |  9/11/2013  | 
Amazon reveals at Intel Developer Forum that Amazon Web Services services will carry "Intel Inside" moniker.
iPhone 5s Fingerprint Scanner: 9 Security Facts
News  |  9/11/2013  | 
Will Apple's fingerprint-based authentication make your iPhone 5s more secure, or will it cause more trouble than it's worth?
IBM Lets SoftLayer Keep Its Hardware Edge
News  |  9/11/2013  | 
SoftLayer CTO Duke Skarda isn't a follower when it comes to virtualized cloud services, says dedicated hardware will still play a role.
5 Lessons CIOs And CMOs Should Share
Commentary  |  9/4/2013  | 
IT and marketing chiefs can do their jobs more effectively by teaching each other on some key matters.
Microsoft's Nokia Buy: Consumer Chase Is On
Commentary  |  9/3/2013  | 
Microsoft can't live by enterprise dollars alone. By purchasing Nokia's device business, Microsoft has shown its consumer strategy will survive into the post-Ballmer era.


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