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EMC Combines Benefits of Public and Private Clouds

Hybrid Cloud solution and Elastic Cloud Storage Appliance announced.

CloudGenix Targets Enterprise WANs with Software-Defined Networking

Startup announces $9 million in funding and plan to apply SDN technology to networks serving distributed locations.

IBM to Power Up SoftLayer Cloud Service

Details emerge on the Power architecture IBM plan to use to beef up the cloud service it acquired last year.

Latest OpenStack Cloud Service Release Aimed at Enterprise Workloads

Primary new featues include tighter platform integration, single sign-on support, discoverability and the capability for rolling upgrades.

Google Gives Enterprises More Options for Working with Big Data in the Cloud

Hadoop connectors are now available for Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery and Cloud Datastore.

SAP Tranforms Core Business Apps into Cloud Services

SAP plays catch-up to competitors by moving key products such as its HANA in-memory database to cloud-based subscription services.

SAS Updates Data Management Software

SAS this week announced updates to its data management software that include Big Data virtualization.



Cisco Betting $1 Billion on the Cloud

Networking and hardware giant Cisco Systems Inc. this week announced it was investing $1 billion to expand its cloud business by developing an "intercloud" -- a network of clouds.

Continuuity Tool to Manage Big Data Clusters Goes Open Source

Continuuity Inc. recently announced it was open sourcing its Loom software used to manage Big Data clusters in the cloud.

Cloudera Eyes More Hadoop Community Contributions with $160 Million in Financing

Some major investors this week infused Cloudera with $160 million in funding, much of which the company said will be used to invest in engineering resources to extend its Apache Hadoop community contributions.

Watson Supercomputer Power Offered to Develop Enterprise Mobile Apps

To generate interest in its enterprise-class Watson supercomputer platform now being offered as a service, IBM is encouraging mobile app developers to harness its "cognitive computing" power in a developer challenge contest.

NEC Updates Software-Defined Networking Suite

NEC Corp. announced version 5.1 of its ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite, highlighted by a new Unified Network Coordinator (UNC).

Hadoop Upgrades Address Enterprise-Scale Data Analytics

Recent updates from the open source Apache Software Foundation should help enterprises looking to capitalize on the promise of Big Data analytics.

NetApp Announces Scale-Out Storage Systems

NetApp recently announced unified, scale-out storage systems designed to let enterprises manage and control data via one storage and data management platform.

Trend Micro Announces Enterprise Endpoint Sensor Protection

Trend Micro Inc. recently announced enhancements to its enterprise-wide security platform designed to provide a better unified threat defense against known attacks while also detecting and responding to new targeted attacks now in widespread use.

Businesses Not Enthusiastic about Adopting Windows 8

Those with definite plans to upgrade is half the rate of those planning to move to Windows 7.

Survey Finds SharePoint Costs Higher Than Most Enterprises Estimate

Storage growth, lack of qualified management personnel often underestimated.

IBM and AT&T Planning Enterprise Cloud Service for 2013

Service will combine compute and storage infrastructure, new VPN technology.

Microsoft Licensing Price Hikes

Enterprises left to determine if discount drops at license renewal for the Platform EA bundle.