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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.

Exchange 2013 Usability Changes Revealed

Microsoft product manager explains usability improvements due in the next release.

Microsoft To Roll Out New Office 365 Subscription Plans

Versions for small businesses, consumers to be offered.

Forefront Product Sales to End in December

Some -- but not all -- Forefront solutions will be withdrawn from the market on December 1.

Dramatic Price Increase for EA License Renewals

Costs can rise up to 43 percent in some cases.

Open XML Support Coming in Office 2013

Microsoft promises wider file format support in next version of Office suite.

MED-V Not the Solution for Windows XP Migrations

MED-V won't help you avoid Windows XP's expiring life cycle support, Microsoft says.