New short-term options for the Microsoft Products and Services Agreement will reportedly help enterprises that need to license Microsoft software for less than one-year periods, such as businesses that employ seasonal retail workers or organizations with fluctuating business demands.
A new survey from 451 Research indicates that 67 percent of large enterprises will increase spending on software-defined infrastructure this year, a 14.4 percent uptick. However, right now, only about a fifth of organizations are using the technology.
Syncsort, a specialist in mainframe software, said it upgraded its DMX-h data integration software to enable enterprises for the first time to process mainframe data in its native format in Big Data frameworks such as Apache Hadoop or Apache Spark.
Research firm IDC forecasts that, in the midst of a global downturn, IT spending in the U.S will hold steady this year.
IBM yesterday announced a new mainframe called the z13s that's optimized for security in hybrid cloud environments.
VMware upgraded its Horizon product, for managing virtual desktops and apps, and unveiled a new solution, "Horizon Air," for creating digital workspaces.
A new service called "Enterprise State Roaming" from Microsoft, now available for preview testing, promises greater organizational control over roamed Windows 10 OS settings and application-state data for enterprises using Azure Active Directory.
Big Switch is seemingly sharing some of the newfound largesse it received in last week's venture capital funding round with a new free community edition of its software-defined networking products.
New venture capital funding for software-defined networking (SDN) pioneer Big Switch Networks Inc. speaks to the continuing momentum of the disruptive network virtualization technology that's transforming traditional enterprise datacenters.
In a new program that lets enterprises test the analytics waters with integrated Big Data solutions, MapR Technologies Inc. is offering test drives of various sofware packages on the Amazon cloud.
In its fourth survey of Big Data decision-makers, NewVantage Partners found the technology has finally hit the enterprise mainstream.
Amazon Web Services has officially launched its Amazon WorkMail service after a lengthy preview, offering a challenge to traditional enterprise e-mail providers.
Compuware Corp. today announced a multi-pronged initiative to converge mainframe applications into the enterprise mainstream, leveraging newer software development methodologies such as Agile and DevOps, along with the requisite modern tooling.
Enterprises still can't find enough Big Data talent for their analytics initiatives, so the Big Data adoption rate is still quite low, according to two separate new studies.
To provide another simplified onramp for getting started with enterprise Apache Hadoop solutions, Cloudera Inc. is now offering a Docker container image.
Docker announced The Docker Universal Control Plane 1.0, a new on-premises tool for deploying and managing dockerized distributed applications in production.
The Telecommunications Industry Association announced its plans to build what it describes as the first North American vendor-neutral lab for testing network functions virtualization component interoperability.
In a bid to help enterprise customers embrace a hybrid cloud computing model, Microsoft and open source champion Red Hat today announced a pact that will see more choices and flexibility in deploying Red Hat's popular Linux OS and other solutions to the Azure cloud.
Software-defined networking company Midokura announced that its enterprise virtualization technology now supports Liberty, the latest release of the open source OpenStack cloud computing platform, along with the Kuryr project for container networking.
Dell is targeting mainstream enterprise datacenters of all sizes with its Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform System that it previously aimed at service providers and big companies.